Commerce Police continue to search for a suspect following a fatal shooting at a local apartment complex. The identity of the suspect has been “potentially” established, according to a statement by Chief of Police Kerry Crews.
Crews also said that two people have been arrested and remain in custody at the Commerce Police Department on charges of Tampering with Physical Evidence in connection with the shooting.
The name of the suspect and the names of the two in custody have not been released by police.
Commerce Police are searching for a "person of interest" following a fatal shooting at a local apartment complex, officials said.
Corey Dominic Heath, 23, of Commerce, died from gunshot wounds on Jan. 13, police said. Officers responding to a call of a possible shooting found Heath dead on the property of Lamplight Lodge Apartments, 1300 Moore St., at about 1 p.m., police said. The complex is in central Commerce, one block east of the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus.
Velvete Womack of the Fire and Ice spa in Commerce says workplace wellness programs could be better by approaching wellness from a "total wellness" perspective, going beyond exercise and physical concerns.
4:53 p.m. - Police said that one suspect, not two, is being sought in connection with the shooting.
2:33 p.m. - Commerce Independent School District staff said that public school campuses in Commerce are under "modified lockdown," meaning that outside doors are locked and that outdoor classes and activities have been relocated indoors. Otherwise, normal class schedules are continuing. Buses will run on their usual schedule, Commerce ISD staff said.
The agency overseeing short line rail operations in Northeast Texas may cut ties this week with the company which wanted to use its right-of-way to build a proposed toll road.
The Northeast Rural Rail Transportation District (NETEX) Board of Directors is scheduled to consider taking action on releasing its contract with Public Werks concerning the former “Blacklands Corridor” project.
Herald-Banner and Commerce Journal editor Caleb Slinkard discusses the status of the revocation of Greenville's Phoenix Charter School, and plans for the construction of the new Bowie Elementary School and a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Store in Greenville.
A temporary restraining order has been granted against a Rockwall man charged with ramming his truck into a security checkpoint at the L-3 Mission Integration facility in Greenville.
The defense contractor is also seeking a permanent injunction against Gavino Silva Zertuche Jr., which would prevent him from coming near the L-3 facilities in both Greenville and Rockwall. The request for the injunction, filed Friday afternoon, also claims the company fears Zertuche may have committed treason.
Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti discusses plans for sidewalk repairs in downtown Commerce, progress on the Municipal Airport improvement project, and the renaming of the Norris Community Center as the Ann and Harry Champion Community Center.
Business consultant, CEO of Pennington Group and East Texas State/Texas A&M-Commerce alumnus Randy Pennington and his "Five Friends" group offer tips for a more successful 2015. One of Randy's tips: Take time to define what you mean by "better."
KETR general manager Jerrod Knight says KETR will observe its 40th anniversary in April of this year, with plans being developed for the observance. And Jerrod discusses a listener survey that has recently been completed, and plans for a new "Community Partners" campaign.