Commerce, TX – Rangers win over LA; Mavs beat Miami; GP Airhogs with a unique promotional night; Greenville Lions sofball tourney today; Caddo Mills relays take place today; DPD Officer Robert Powell quits.
Campbell – A murder trial for a Campbell man has been postponed.
James Ray Brown Jr. had been tentatively scheduled to go to trial next Monday. But during a hearing Tuesday both sides announced they were not yet ready to proceed to trial, so a new trial date was set for May 18.
Brown has pleaded not guilty to the murder of his wife, Avis Baker Brown in Oct., 2008. He is being held in the Hunt County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bond.
Hunt County – Trial could be held later this month regarding the aggravated robbery of an area game room.
Trial had been scheduled to begin in October of last year in the case against Willis Wilkin Langley, of Lewisville, charged with aggravated robbery last May of the Gray House Game near Quinlan. But prosecutors requested dismissal of the charge, reportedly after the victim of the alleged crime could not be located. Langley has pleaded not guilty to the crime. During a hearing Tuesday, a new trial date was set for April 20.
A new Amber Alert system for East Texas will help officials speed up the process of reporting a missing child.
Under the regional system, officers can send information about child abductions to a center in Longview. The center will dispatch information to radio and television stations via the Emergency Alert System. The Tyler Morning Telegraph reports the regional system to be used in 14 counties, including Rains and Van Zandt, will supplement the statewide Amber Alert program.
Commerce, TX – Lt. Bone visits the Morning Blend to discuss the new testing dates for the Commerce Outdoor Warning System, as well as the importance of up-to-the-minute weather information distribution.
Greenville man sought in connection with murder; Hopkins County residents warned against asphalt scam in area; Tuesday's University Community update at A&M-Commerce now available at ketr.org/podcasts; Guilty plead entered in hit and run accident; Funds being raised for Sulphur Springs fire victim; Lamar County Crime Stoppers seek vandalism suspect; Commerce to test outdoor warning sirens Wednesday.