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Firefighters help angel tree kids

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:28:00 EST

East Texas firefighters come to the rescue of angel tree kids. Big Sandy firefighters held two fund-raisers over the past week to help their local Angel Tree network. They collected enough donations to buy toys for 28 kids through the local group 'Agape House Ministries Angel Tree' coordinators. Volunteers also collected cash donations which they turned over to Agape ministries. Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.

Big Sandy uses burn house for training

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:43:00 EST

Volunteer firefighters rolled out in one East Texas city today to set a house on fire. It was all part of an unusual set of circumstances that led Big Sandy VFD to seek a unique training opportunity. 

Pittsburg hold charity chili cook-off

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:37:00 EST

A recent East Texas chili cook-off competition had its origins in the stark reality of the poverty that befalls families with children. A chili cook-off in Pittsburg recently was a competition by teams made up of all first responders. "We ended up with 6 first responder groups from Pittsburg and Camp county," says Pittsburg police chief Richard Penn. But the origins of this competition have a stark beginning. The effort goes back to a welfare check Pittsburg offi...

Longview's season comes to an end in state semi-final after missing late field goal

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:16:00 EST

A week after having the game of the year against Lufkin, the Longview Lobos season came to an end in another thriller.

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Salvation Army kettle stolen from local Walmart

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:38:00 EST

A Salvation Army red kettle was stolen from a Tyler Walmart Saturday evening. 

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Saturday night state semifinal scores

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:59:00 EST

Longview Lobos vs Midway

Hundreds gather in memoriam of Judge Bascom Bentley

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:12:00 EST

On Saturday morning, hundreds gathered at First Christian Church to celebrate the life of Judge Bascom Bentley III. "Today is all about honoring his legacy,” says Michael Davis, the current 369th District Court Judge. 

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Friday night State Semifinal scores and highlights

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:40:00 EST

Carthage and Newton both won.

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Tyler PD stepping up patrol for red light violations

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:10:00 EST

“We're focusing on red lights right now." As a part of the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program which is state funded, Tyler police will be stepping up enforcement of red light violations.

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Angel Tree program gifts families in Smith County

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:52:00 EST

Smith County residents truly made Christmas come alive Friday morning, as families in need gathered for Angel Tree gift distribution.

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Kilgore firefighter honored with traditional procession

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:13:00 EST

East Texas fire departments came together to say a fond farewell to one of their own who gave decades of service to his community. 

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Old Jacksonville expansion project approved at cost of $26.15 million

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:34:00 EST

The Commission has allocated $26.15 million for construction funding. According to TxDOT, FM 2493 will be widened from 4-lanes to a 6-lane divided highway with flush median, from Loop 323 to FM 2813. 

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Kilgore couple loses everything, even vehicle, in fire

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:34:00 EST

It was a devastating ordeal that claimed everything the couple owned, including their unopened Christmas presents.

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Man who robbed Smith County gas stations turns self into authorities

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:10:00 EST

An ETX man has turned himself in to authorities for his involvement in two aggravated robberies.

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Diboll couple honors son's memory with huge toy donations

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:09:00 EST

Parents work through their grief over the loss of their son by donating toys to hospitals and shelters.

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Longview man avoids prison in connection to robbery, death of man

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:06:00 EST

A Longview man has pleaded guilty for his part in a 2016 robbery that ended in the death of a Longview man.\

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Judge denies insanity plea for man who assaulted public servant at Longview apartments

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:00:00 EST

A judge has denied an insanity plea for the man found guilty in a 2015 standoff with Longview Police at Saddle Brook Apartments.  

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Volunteer Central: Ways to serve during Christmas week

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:37:00 EST

If you're in an extra-charitable mood during the holidays, here are some great ways to direct your good will toward men!

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Child hit by vehicle near Lufkin Middle School

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:27:00 EST

A child is being treated for injuries after getting hit by a vehicle Friday afternoon.

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800 kids signed up for toys at Hiway 80 Rescue Mission, donations needed

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:22:00 EST

Mission leaders say they are in desperate need of toys, as a larger than usual number of children are in need this year. 

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Lindale police say Walmart thieves identified, no arrests made

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:00:00 EST

Police are searching for three individuals who they say stole a computer at the Lindale Walmart. 

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Two brothers sentenced to prison for illegally trafficking snapping turtles

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:50:00 EST

Department of Justice: Travis Leger of Sulphur, Louisiana, and his half-brother Jason Leckelt of Wilburton, Oklahoma, were sentenced today in federal court in Beaumont, Texas, to 21 months and 16 months in prison, respectively, followed by three years of supervised release for conspiring to violate the Lacey Act by illegally trafficking alligator snapping turtles. 

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Athens woman accused of exposing child to meth

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:06:00 EST

Deputies with the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office have arrested an Athens woman accused of exposing a boy to meth.

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Workforce Solutions East Texas to close Van Zandt County office

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:06:00 EST

Workforce Solutions East Texas (WSET) announces its Canton office will be closing in Van Zandt County effective December 22, 2017.

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Family displaced after early morning house fire in Kilgore

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:21:00 EST

One person was injured in a house fire in Kilgore early Friday morning.

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Smith County Sheriff's office needs help locating wanted suspect

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:01:00 EST

The Smith County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man whom they say burglarized a vehicle. 

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Thursday night State Semifinal scores and highlights

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:20:00 EST

There were two state semi-final games involving East Texas teams on Thursday night.

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Search for elusive Pittsburg aggravated robbery suspect continues

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:17:00 EST

During the robbery, a victim suffered non-life threatening wounds, and 19-year-old Jamiriquan Enalls was on the loose.

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Christmas is lit at Daingerfield State Park

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:40:00 EST

If you just can’t get enough Christmas decor, well we have another place you can take in lights and sights. It’s Christmas in the Park at Daingerfield State Park.

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East Texas schools see effects of flu season

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:29:00 EST

Flu season is upon us and schools across East Texas are seeing its effect.

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Smith County warns against outdoor burning

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:22:00 EST

While there is no official burn ban in effect in Smith County, authorities are urging people to avoid outdoor burning. 

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Smith County constable suspended from position, new interim named

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:56:00 EST

A hearing is underway in Smith County to suspend pay to Precinct 1 Constable Henry Jackson while he is in federal prison.

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Boundary changes considered for Tyler ISD high schools, middle schools

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:35:00 EST

Big changes could be coming to the Tyler Independent School District. The school board is looking at the possibility of redrawing boundary lines for its high schools and middle schools for the 2018-2019 school year.

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Franklin County added to list of East Texas burn bans

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:50:00 EST

More counties have issued burn bans this week due to dry weather conditions. On Thursday, Franklin County was added to the list. 

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Two suspects now charged with murder for shooting at Tyler apartments

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:15:00 EST

Capital murder warrants were issued today to two already incarcerated suspects who are said to be involved in a shooting at Chelsea Creek Apartments in Tyler.

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Craft-Turney Water Supply rescinds boil water notice for Cherokee County customers

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:08:00 EST

A boil water notice has been issued for Jacksonville due to conditions that have recently occurred in the water system.

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Tyler Police Department receives check to purchase K9 vest

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:10:00 EST

A check for $1200 was presented to the Tyler Police Department Thursday. 

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Mineola ISD releases statement on former employee accused of improper relationship with student

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:41:00 EST

An East Texas man was arrested by Mineola police for soliciting a minor online. Todd Karch, of Lindale has been arrested and charged. 

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Smith County searching for ETX man wanted on charge out of Henderson County

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:52:00 EST

The Smith County sheriff’s office is searching for an East Texas man wanted for theft. 

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Funeral arrangements set for former Kilgore firefighter

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:42:00 EST

Former Kilgore firefighter James Sanders passed away on Monday in White Oak. 

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Manhunt continues for aggravated robbery suspect in Pittsburg

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:07:00 EST

Pittsburg police say the search continues for an armed and dangerous suspect. 

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Houston men sentenced in ETX gas pump skimmer case

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:45:00 EST

Two Houston men were sentenced today in separate cases for their involvement with gas pump skimmers in East Texas.

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UPDATE: Second suspect arrested after robbing victims at gunpoint, stealing marijuana

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:19:00 EST

A second suspect has been arrested for his involvement in robbing victims at gunpoint in November. 

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Wait for DNA test results could delay Smith County capital murder trial

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:55:00 EST

The wait for DNA test results could delay the start of a capital murder trial for the man accused of killing Kayla Gomez in 2016.

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Tyler police searching for female suspect involved in purse theft

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:49:00 EST

Tyler police are searching for a female suspect, captured on camera, leaving a business with items from an employee's purse.

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Smith County Fire Marshal urges caution when burning outside

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:08:00 EST

Smith County is not currently under a burn ban at this time, however, the Smith County Fire Marshal is urging residents to use "extreme caution" when burning outside.

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Mount Pleasant Police capture suspect who allegedly robbed gas station

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:59:00 EST

Mount Pleasant Police have charged a 21-year-old man in connection with a gas station robbery. 

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ETX man killed in one-vehicle crash in Wood County

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:50:00 EST

A Winnsboro man was killed Wednesday night in a one-vehicle crash.

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Expecting to be in the state semifinals, Carthage is ready to seize the moment

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:02:00 EST

Of the five East Texas high school football programs set to play in the state semifinals this week, one without a doubt expected to be here. With so many playmakers returning from last year's Class 4A Division I state championship team, the only question for Carthage was, can it live up to the hype? So far the answer has been yes.

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Gas line rupture closes schools in Camp County

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:19:00 EST

A natural gas line rupture forced a half dozen schools to cancel classes, and businesses to sit idle, in one East Texas county.

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Former Lufkin football player arrested for aggravated sexual assault

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:06:00 EST

A former Lufkin Panther has been arrested in Houston.

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Lufkin Fire Department loses bet, washes Longview trucks

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:19:00 EST

The Longview Fire Department made a little bet on the Longview/Lufkin football playoff game, but there was no cash involved..they kept it clean. Squeaky clean in fact.

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Several districts resuming classes Thursday following gas line repair

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:43:00 EST

School officials say that classes will resume in Mount Pleasant Thursday. 

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Geminid meteor shower is upon us Wednesday night

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:50:00 EST

Anyone can feel like an astronaut or astronomer Wednesday night, the Geminid Meteor shower is upon us. 

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Tyler approves construction of community center in residential area

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:15:00 EST

" With 25 students currently enrolled in the program, Hill says they have outgrown their current facility.

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Longview police respond to possible shooting, no suspect found

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:49:00 EST

Longview police confirm that they investigated a shooting on Wednesday evening. 

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Ground search for Pittsburg aggravated robbery suspect continues

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:24:00 EST

A manhunt has been underway for hours on Wednesday in Pittsburg.

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LFD's burn test: wet tree vs dry

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:14:00 EST

When it comes to Christmas trees many of us prefer the real thing. But with a great smell comes great responsibility: You have to keep it watered.

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Tyler moves forward with plans for new fire stations

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:23:00 EST

The City of Tyler has approved a contract for the design of two new fire stations. 

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Tyler employees honored for years of service

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:30:00 EST

Five city employees were honored for 130 years of combined service at this morning's city council meeting in Tyler.

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Under the same sky: Look up tonight for Geminid meteor shower

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:38:00 EST

Maybe you've seen the advertisement when you log into Facebook for 'Under the same sky?'  Tonight's Geminid meteor shower will be visible from every country on Earth. 

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Pittsburg police searching for aggravated robbery suspect

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:33:00 EST

The Pittsburg Police Department is searching for an aggravated robbery suspect. 

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Some ETX counties currently under burn bans

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:40:00 EST

A burn ban has been put in place for Van Zandt County. 

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White Oak ISD schools close for remainder of week

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:52:00 EST

White Oak ISD: Following an administrative meeting this afternoon, it has been decided that ALL White Oak District campuses (high school, middle school, intermediate school, and primary school) will be closed Thursday, December 14th, and Friday, December 15th. 

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Marshall PD: Autopsy reveals Texas State Technical College student died of natural causes

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:06:00 EST

The Marshall Police Department has received the final autopsy results from the Texas State Technical College student who was found deceased in his dorm room.

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Smith County fire crews say grass fire is out

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:56:00 EST

Smith County fire crews are responding to a grass fire. 

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Wreck blocking traffic at McCann Rd. and Magnolia Lane in Longview

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:01:00 EST

One person was injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Longview. The wreck occurred on McCann Road at the intersection of Magnolia Lane just after 11:30 a.m. According to officials, the driver of an SUV pulled out in front of a passenger car, and the two vehicles collided. The driver of the car was transported to the hospital for their injuries. The driver of the SUV wasn't injured. Police have determined the driver of the SUV was at fault.  Traffic is currently blocked in the nor...

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Pipeline in Camp County repaired, line still being purged of oxygen

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:12:00 EST

The pipeline in Camp County that ruptured Tuesday evening has been repaired. 

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Jury gives lengthy sentence to man who pleaded guilty to Upshur County robbery

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:54:00 EST

A Dallas man has been given a lengthy sentence after pleading guilty to an aggravated robbery in Upshur County. 

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Driver taken to hospital with critical injuries after wreck involving motorhome in Longview

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:50:00 EST

Longview Police are on scene of a wreck involving a motorhome and an SUV. 

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Tyler Police confirm 13 year old struck by vehicle Tuesday night

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:33:00 EST

A 13-year-old girl is recovering after she was hit by a vehicle Tuesday night. 

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Numerous ETX school districts cancel school Wednesday after gas pipeline rupture

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:13:00 EST

According to two local school superintendents, a gas pipeline breakage has caused school to be canceled for Wednesday. 

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Overuse of smartphones causing 'exhaustion and anxiety'

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:26:00 EST

"Not too far off from what substances of abuse are known to do,” says Dr. Idell. “Provide temporary relief but, in the long term, can be destructive."

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Explosive plays have been key to Longview's deep playoff run

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:48:00 EST

Over the years, Longview has found success thanks to marquee names that went onto play college football and in the NFL. As for this years squad, despite not having a single player committed to play major Division I college football, the Lobos just keep finding a way to win. Making big plays when they matter most, the Longview is in the state semifinals for the first time since 2010..

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Woman hit by vehicle in Tyler

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:37:00 EST

Tyler Police are responding to a pedestrian crash.

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LeTourneau University students launch 'Make A Wheel Difference' fundraiser

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:10:00 EST

For more than 8 years, a Letourneau University professor has spearheaded research in Africa that focuses on the function and need of wheelchairs.

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Tyler to begin first phase in construction of new fire stations

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:07:00 EST

The City of Tyler plans to move forward on a project that will help improve first responders response time.

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Take the tracks to the past at the Loblolly Model Train Exhibit

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:09:00 EST

You ever want to feel like the big man..or woman? Well you can loom like a giant over a pretty impressive model train setup at the Gregg County Historical Museum.

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Hopkins County Deputies seize over 600 cattle

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:02:00 EST

Hopkins County Deputies have finished their seizure of hundreds of cattle on six sites.

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Pipeline ruptures in Camp County, minor injury reported

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:23:00 EST

A pipeline ruptured this afternoon in Camp County. 

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K-9 finds man with over 220 pounds of pot in Van Zandt County traffic stop

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:49:00 EST

According to the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office, a man was arrested with a large quantity of marijuana during a traffic stop.

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DPS responds to wreck involving 18 wheeler near Ore City, injuries reported

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:31:00 EST

DPS responded to a wreck this morning involving an 18 wheeler and a pickup. 

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DPS responds to Harmony ISD bus crash in Wood County, children not injured

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:38:00 EST

DPS: At approximately 7:24 AM this morning, Troopers responded to a two vehicle crash involving Harmony ISD school bus #24 on SH-154 and FM-2869 in Wood County.  

ETX city makes holiday donation in honor of late police chief

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 20:10:00 EST

Christmas came early at Mabank Nursing Home this afternoon, as Santa and his helpers delivered gifts, and spread holiday cheer.

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Traffic: Eastbound, westbound I-20 lanes at FM 849 back to normal

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:13:00 EST

I-20 eastbound at FM 849 at Hideaway has been opened to traffic ahead of Wednesday’s anticipated opening. 

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Lindale PD searching for woman who stole package off front porch

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:13:00 EST

Lindale police are seeking the public’s help in finding the suspect behind package thefts in the area. 

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Marshall PD warns about undetectable credit card skimmers found in city

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:29:00 EST

Marshall Police Department says a new kind of credit card skimmer has been found in the city, visually undetectable to consumers. They say they have found three in the city so far.

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Van Zandt County officials say missing teens are safe, back home

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:01:00 EST

Officials in Van Zandt County say the missing teens have been found safe.

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Two men arrested after robbing at knifepoint victim they met on social media site

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:36:00 EST

Two men are currently in jail after police say they robbed another man they met on a social media site with a knife. 

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Santa Scirto stops by Tyler's Holiday in the Garden

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST

The City of Tyler held their 12th annual Holiday in the Garden event on Saturday, which included a visit from a very special guest. KLTV’s Santa Scirto stopped by to talk to children about their Christmas wish list. 

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Sheriff thinks dozens of Rusk burglaries are related

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:52:00 EST

The Rusk County Sheriff’s Department has responded to dozens of home burglaries and theft reports the last month that they believe are related.

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Driver dies in one-vehicle fatal crash in Upshur County

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:50:00 EST

A driver was killed Sunday in a one-vehicle crash in Upshur County.

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Tyler firefighters respond to 'incident' at Tyler apartment complex

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:46:00 EST

Tyler firefighters were called to reports of a fire Monday night in north Tyler.

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Former Gilmer Buckeyes Coach Jeff Traylor headed to Arkansas

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:24:00 EST

SMU Football has decided to hire Sonny Dykes as its new head football coach.

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Thirteen-year-old dog survives coyote attack

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:19:00 EST

A tiny senior dog survived a coyote attack against all odds. 

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ALDI Voluntarily Recalls Choceur Dark Chocolate Bar

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:17:00 EST

U.S. FDA Aldi has voluntarily recalled Choceur Dark Chocolate Bars due to an undeclared nut allergen products not listed on the packaging. 

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Former Lobo, A&M defensive lineman arrested after threatening to kill people

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:20:00 EST

A former Longview Lobo football player and current Texas A&M defensive lineman has been arrested along with another man in connection to charges they pointed a gun at several people and threatened to kill them early Sunday. 

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Kilgore woman sentenced after pleading guilty to murdering mother

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:01:00 EST

A Kilgore woman has pleaded guilty to killing her mother and has accepted a 35-year prison sentence. 

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Three men suspected in East Texas card skimming ring indicted

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:58:00 EST

Three men suspected of a card skimming case in East Texas, have been indicted.

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Lindale man arrested after shooting at occupied vehicle, detained by land owner

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:11:00 EST

A Lindale man has been arrested and charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.  

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