Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:06 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:06:50 GMT
It's not the scenario the Cameron Parish School Board thought they would be facing. "I would like to say that I'm ashamed of Cameron Parish. They voted to pass the road and bridge and the health unitMore >>
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:47 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:47:14 GMT
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Sam Dupre of Sulphur had the Lake Charles Civic Center crowd on its feet as he moved his wheelchair aside and walked across the stage to receive his diploma.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:33 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:33:07 GMT
A four-year-old Bell City boy has just been diagnosed with a deadly disease that is causing him to go backwards in development. Speaking, chewing, swallowing, seeing and walking were once thoughtlessMore >>
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:57 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:57:10 GMT
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TYLER, TX (KLTV) -
Tyler police are still looking for two men they say robbed a convenience store at gunpoint early this morning, and they are now seeking a third, female suspect.
It happened just after 2:30 at the Speedy's Exxon station at 900 west Front Street.
According to police, surveillance video showed two men rob the store and drop a $100 bill on their way out. Police say after the men left, a woman walked into the store, saw the $100 bill and took it, despite the clerk telling her it belonged to the gas station. Police say they are looking to file theft charges against that woman.
And the store's clerk talked exclusively to KLTV reporter Lauren Callahan about just how that robbery unfolded.
"I was behind the cash register and I looked up and I saw two guys walking towards the door. They were kind of walking weird and fast. And the guy pulled over his hood at the door, put a mask on his face. The guy in the camo jacket, he held the door open so the other guy could run in. And he ran up with the gun and put the gun up to me. And he said, "give me everything." I said, "Don't shoot, just take what you want. You can have the money," says store clerk Jason Bagsby.
Bagsby says he was having a slow night, and he guesses the robbers couldn't have taken more than $300 as they emptied the register.
"The guy that was waiting at the door said, "come on, let's hurry up." And he held open the door for the other guy and both of them ran out and ran towards Glenwood, says Bagsby.
Bagsby has worked at the store off and on for two years. It's the first time he's ever been robbed, and he knows he's lucky that he's ok
He says, "I was just thinking, I know they're fixing to rob me, and when I saw that gun up close to me, I was just saying, "don't shoot me. Don't shoot me."
"I had a customer in the back of the store that they didn't see. I'm glad they didn't see the customer, but I guess everything turned out ok, I guess," says Bagsby.
Bagsby described the suspects as two black males, the first about 5'8", 150 pounds wearing a red bandana and a gray sweater. The second suspect was described as about 5'8", 180 pounds wearing a brown camo jacket/sweater. Officers were unable to locate the suspects following the incident. The scene was processed for evidence and the case remains under investigation.
Anyone with information about the suspects involved in this crime are urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers, at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833).
Monday, May 20 2013 10:43 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:43:27 GMT
Longview police say that an officer is in the hospital after a shooting.Police tell KLTV 7 it happened just before 8:30 Monday evening. Details are still unclear, but several police officers were tryingMore >>
Stretch of Highway 80 closed while police investigate crime scene.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:11 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:11:23 GMT
DPS officials confirm that one person is dead following an accident involving a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler .Authorities say the accident happened near the intersection of County Road 2142 and County RoadMore >>
DPS officials confirm that one person is dead following an accident involving a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler.More >>
Tuesday, May 14 2013 10:46 PM EDT2013-05-15 02:46:58 GMT
A Henderson County home was gutted by fire on Tuesday night.Volunteer fire crews from Brownsboro, Chandler, and Dixie responded to a home in the 600 block of Hamilton Boulevard in Chandler around 6:30More >>
Multiple fire crews respond to Tuesday evening fire.More >>
Tuesday, May 14 2013 7:11 PM EDT2013-05-14 23:11:18 GMT
Two East Texas women have been arrested for plotting to kill a peace officer.According to Harrison County Sheriff's Office, Amanda Smith and Sydney Brook Side were arrested and charged with solicitationMore >>
Two East Texas women have been arrested for plotting to kill a peace officer.More >>