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The Kilgore Police Department released nine-year crime statistics on Wednesday, and overall, crimes are down 19% as the department continues to see a downward trend.

The Kilgore Police Department, in coordination with multiple law enforcement agencies, conducted a major operation locally this week, netting several arrests related to organized criminal activity.

The East Texas Police Academy (ETPA) at Kilgore College will offer highly specialized training courses at no cost to local law enforcement officers to improve gas pump skimmer enforcement and prevention of stolen credit/debit card information caused by the compromised devices.

Each fall in Kilgore, there is one evening in particular when you can smell barbecue cooking and find neighbors sharing potato salad and conversation with local police officers, the mayor and city council members.

Kilgore Police Department responded to Walmart on Stone St. at approximately 5:54 p.m. Wednesday evening to investigate a theft report.

Kilgore Police Department reported the following arrests for the period of February 28 to March 6, 2020.

The Kilgore Police Department and Kilgore Fire Department invite the public to learn more about their facilities at the Public Safety Open House, taking place on Thursday January 16, 2020. Starting at5:30pm in the Ronnie D. Moore Training Center, it will provide an overview of the facilities…

The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an inmate escape from the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office South Jail facility. Inmate Jace Martin Laws, age 34, of Gladewater carved out portions of the brick in the Gregg County South Jail, gaining access to the building infrastruct…

Two people died Thursday south of Laird Hill when the pickup truck they were riding in went into a ditch and struck a pipe fence and tree, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be enhancing enforcement efforts for the Thanksgiving holiday period with special emphasis on Interstates 20 and 30 from Palo Pinto County to the east Texas State Line during the Thanksgiving period – to help achieve the safest possible holiday travel. 

It was Veterans Day, yes, but Victor Boyd shared a memorial as well.

While he was serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Wisconsin, the Kilgore native remembers the day – April 19, 1989 – when an explosion rocked the battleship Iowa, his former assignment. “47 men died that day,” he told the men and women gathered for this year’s Veterans Day ceremony Monday morning at Harris Street Park. “Out of those 47 men, 26 of them I knew personally. So, I vow to always remember the Iowa 47.”

The remains of a Kilgore man – missing for most of the month of October – were found Oct. 26, and the body has been sent to a forensics lab to help investigators determine the cause of Larry Lynn Wheeler’s death. Per standard procedure in this kind of incident, Kilgore PD is treating the case as a criminal investigation until evidence indicates otherwise.