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  1. Authorities: Livingston woman leaves baby in car for 3 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deputies of Polk County Sheriff's Department have arrested a woman for leaving her baby alone in a vehicle for over three hours. According to Sheriff Kenneth Hammack, the Polk County Sheriff's office received a call regarding a ten month old child that was left inside an unattended vehicle for over three hours.

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  2. Livingston community upset over Walmart closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Click2Houston

    ... months. That news came as quite a shock to not just the workers but also shoppers. "They must employee, here in Polk County, close to 500 people," said Betty Suarez. "What's that gonna do to our unemployment rate?" Suarez said when Walmart opened in ...

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  3. Meyers & Associates Selects John Thompson to Spearhead Houston...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | PRWeb

    ... immediately. Thompson, who recently stepped down after serving his sixth consecutive term as County Judge in Polk County, Texas, will advise the firm's clients on economic development and transportation issues. Thompson began his professional career ...

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  4. 1 injured after shooting outside Livingston restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, around midnight, two black males were in the parking lot of Florida's Kitchen restaurant, located off FM 350 South, armed with guns. Shots were fired, leaving one person injured.

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  5. 2 shooters in Livingston leave 1 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    According the Polk County Sheriff's office, two black males entered Livingston's Florida's Kitchen, located off FM 350 South, armed with guns Saturday night around midnight. Shots were fired, leaving one injured.

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  6. Onalaska PD: Man was stealing electricty from elderly neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    An Onalaska man was arrested for criminal mischief on Wednesday in connection to allegations that he pirated electricity from his elderly neighbor. James Barta is still being held in the Polk County Jail on a state-jail felony criminal mischief between $1,500 and $20,000.

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  7. Nacogdoches family to hold 5K to raise awareness for Multiple MyelomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... a newspaper advertisement and other means of communication while running for the office she had not yet held. A Polk County jury found a Honduran man guilty of felony sex trafficking Wednesday for trying to shuttle a 16-year-old girl from Houston to ...

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  8. Polk Co. jury finds Honduran man guilty of sex trafficking 16-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Polk County jury found a Honduran man guilty of felony sex trafficking Wednesday for trying to shuttle a 16-year-old girl from Houston to Tennessee and having sex with her at a Livingston hotel. The trial for Ledys Geovanny Alvarenga-Sarmiento is being held in in Judge Kaycee L Jones' Polk County courtroom.

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  9. City of Corrigan raises reward for info on suspicious park fire to $3KRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... amount is now at $5,000. That amount also includes $1,000 rewards each from the State Fire Marshal's Office and Polk County Crime Stoppers. Authorities in Corrigan are still waiting on a sample to come back from the State Fire Marshal's Office, ...

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    An official with the Polk County Sheriff's Office has confirmed there has been an officer-involved shooting at a convenience store in Onalaska.

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  11. DPS identifies 2 killed in East Texas crash involving tow truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | KETK

    At 5:39 a.m. on Tuesday, Polk County DPS troopers were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of US 59, about one mile north of Livingston. Investigators believe the driver of a tow truck pulling a trailer transporting logs was broken down in the outside southbound lane of US 59. The driver reportedly stepped out of the vehicle in an attempt to warn oncoming traffic of the disabled vehicle.

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  12. Two dead in log truck crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    ... living room. The Tulsa mother of two took a dream and a passion and today, her designs are a nationwide hit. POLK COUNTY (KYTX) - Two people are dead in a Polk County crash, after their vehicle struck a log truck that was hitched to a tow truck on ...

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  13. US 59 southbound lanes in Polk Co. closed after fatal wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Two people have died following a two-vehicle wreck which has southbound lanes on US 59 shut down in Polk County. According to DPS, troopers responded to the wreck on US 59, one mile north of Livingston.

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  14. Nacogdoches PD to close all lanes of North Street Thursday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... Street tomorrow morning (Thursday) in relation to last week's fatal auto/pedestrian accident. Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested a 24-year-old Livingston man Monday night in connection to allegations that he exposed himself to ...

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  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested a 24-year-old Livingston man Monday night in connection to allegations that he exposed himself to an underage girl while he was urinating on the living room floor. Colden Hawk Poncho was arrested and booked into the Polk County Jail on a third-degree felony indecency with a child by exposure charge.

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  16. Livingston PD: 27-year-old man sexually assaulted 16-year-old girl twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Livingston Police officers arrested a 27-year-old man on Thursday in connection to allegations that he sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl twice. Brandon Lee James, of Livingston, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on a felony sexual assault of a child charge His bail has been set at $75,000.

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  17. Polk Co. Sheriff's Office: Man punched mom, his son during argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested a 32-year-old Livingston man on Monday in connection to allegations that he got into an argument with his mother and punched her and then hit his child as well. Kyle Marc Uszenski is still being held in the Polk County Jail on an injury to a child charge and a assault-family member causing bodily injury charge.

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  18. East Texas man drives off road, killed after vehicle strikes poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KETK

    ... vehicle was identified as Rechelle Ann Campbell, 46, of Livingston. Campbell was pronounced dead at the scene by Polk County Justice of the Peace Judge Larry Whitworth at 10:20 p.m.

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  19. Two vehicle accident in Polk County leaves one deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Department of Public Safety reports that two vehicles crashed in a head on collision at 1:47 a.m. The accident was one mile west of Livingston in clear and dry conditions. Unit one, a 1999 Honda Civic, was traveling eastbound in the inside west bound lane of Hwy 190.

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  20. Strong odor of alcohol on driver in Polk County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | KETK

    On Thursday, January 1, at about 12:15 AM, Livingston DPS officers responded to the scene of a one vehicle rollover on US 190 West in Polk County. Upon arrival the officers observed a 1997 Honda Acura passenger car that had left the roadway to the right and continued to travel on the grassy shoulder of US 190 before striking a guardrail.

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