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New 'plug' in leaky heart valve avoids need for more invasive procedure
William Maxwell, left, of Livingston, TX, speaks with his team of doctors, from left to right, Dr. Miguel ValderrA bano, Dr. Stephen H. Little, and Dr. Colin M. Barker, during a post-op appointment at Houston Methodist in Houston, TX on Monday June 9, 2014.
What If You Could Keep A Current Teenager From Landing On Death Row?
Polunsky Unit in Livingston, Texas is accurately dubbed the state's "death row," and given the percentage of American executions that take place in the Lone Star State, it might be better described as America's Death Row.
Livingston PD: Lufkin man broke into car, used stolen debit card
A Lufkin man is now behind bars in Polk County after police were able to tie him to a car theft and debit card abuse in Livingston.
DPS: Honduran man paid more than $6K to smuggle 16-year-old girl into U.S.
According to a probable cause statement, the Honduran citizen who was arrested for child sex trafficking in Pennsylvania in late June paid a female "coyote" $3,000 to smuggle a 16-year-old girl into the United States and then had sex with her at a Livingston motel back in May. Ledys Geovanny Alvarenga-Sarmiento is still being held in the Polk ... (more)
Livingston PD: 2 men stole checks from elderly man used them to spend $11,300
On Wednesday, Livingston Police officers arrested the second of two suspects who allegedly stole 23 checks from an elderly man and used them to spend $11,300.
El Paso Times
2nd capital murder charge against alleged Barrio Azteca member dropped
A state district judge has dismissed a pending capital murder charge against a 35-year-old alleged Barrio Azteca gang member sentenced to death.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Appeal rejected for Texas death row inmate Newbury
Death row inmate Donald Keith Newbury, 41, stands in a visitation cell at the Polunsky Unit Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, in Livingston, Texas.
The Family Badge
McClendon picked to fill judge's position
As a district judge, I cannot have a private law practice." He said he already has been in contact with most of his clients who are currently in litigation and is hoping to have everything cleared by Friday, June 27. "That's the date I'm shooting for, but when I am actually sworn in will depend on what's going on in court," he said.
Livingston PD: Drunk man pushed officers, threatened to kill them
Livingston Police officers arrested a 56-year-old man Monday after he allegedly became belligerent when he was asked to leave a restaurant and pushed officers.
Recent Livingston High School grad dies as result of shooting incident
The Polk County Sheriff's Office and the Texas Rangers are investigating the shooting death of an 18-year-old Livingston man that occurred Monday night.