Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:12:00 ESTFor more than 30 years Daryl Sprout has entertained with...snakes. And, you can catch his show on January 28 at Eagle Fest in Rains County. "I am the world's only stand-up comic snake handling magician," Sprout said in a previous interview with KLTV. "I am the world's only presti-digitating herpetological humorist." He also knows a lot of...big words. But it's not big words that make kids scream. It is one or several of the...snakes. "Th...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:07:00 ESTFormer Whitehouse Wildcat Josh Tomlin nearly won a championship in 2016. Tomlin and the Indians advanced to the World Series, but lost in seven games to the Cubs. Coming so close to his first title, the pitcher is motivated to build off his best year yet, and is currently preparing for spring training by working out at APEC in Tyler.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:14:00 ESTESPN draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. released his first mock draft Thursday afternoon. As of now, Kiper only has two quarterbacks being taken in the first round, and that does not include Patrick Mahomes II. But a lot will change before April 27th, and Kiper believes the former Whitehouse and Texas Tech star's draft stock is already rising.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:09:00 ESTPatrick Mahomes II and Mount Pleasant product KD Cannon will soon keep the East Texas train rolling in the NFL, but veteran Adrian Peterson still has plenty of tread on his tires. Speaking on ESPN's first take this Thursday morning, the former Palestine star says he can play at a very high level for at least the next five years.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:10:00 ESTEast Texas detectives are training on new technology this week to ensure their investigations lead to the best outcome in criminal cases.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:04:00 ESTA man robbed a dollar store in Tyler on Thursday night, police confirm.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:17:00 ESTCrews have been searching for Lusk since the weekend.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:59:00 ESTA LeTourneau University alumni has hit it big on an ABC show that gives up-and-coming entrepreneurs a shot at success.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:31:00 ESTThe video, taken on the set of "A Dog's Purpose" shows a crew member trying to force a dog into rapidly churning water.“The animal was in such distress," SPCA of East Texas President Deborah Dobbs said. "It appeared to be terrified.”
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:33:00 ESTA bill has been re-filed named in honor of an East Texas mother who died in a hotel room after her daughter was unable to directly reach 911. The bills filed by U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert and Sen. Amy Klobuchar hope to make sure that problem does not happen again.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:11:00 ESTFire officials responded to a residential fire in Smith County on Thursday evening.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:31:00 ESTOn Thursday, his final day in office, President Obama commuted sentences for 330 drug offenders who had appealed to him for clemency.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:47:00 ESTA Carthage man was arrested in Longview after an officer came to check on him when his vehicle was stuck in a ditch.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:08:00 ESTThe Anderson County Sheriff’s Office assisted by the Texas Rangers, is investigating the deaths of 2 persons at the 7600 block of FM 2419
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:26:00 ESTA Kilgore man was sentenced to 42 years in prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty to the 2014 murder of Franciosa Lakeefe Jackson. Marcus Demois Whitaker, also of Kilgore, was to stand trial this week but instead entered into a plea bargain with the state. Kilgore police found Jackson shot to death in the front yard of his Rogers Street residence on Dec. 28, 2014. Investigators said they believed Whitaker had come to the residence and asked to speak with Jackson. Family members s...
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:13:00 ESTA vigil for Cody Lusk will be held Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at the Evangelistic Temple in Palestine.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:25:00 ESTA confirmation hearing for former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is underway. Perry is President-elect Donald Trump's pick for energy secretary.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:12:00 ESTMore than a month after his death, a medical examiner has ruled that Attorney Brian Loncar died of apparent cocaine use and hypertension.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:50:00 ESTPresident Bush had a good night’s rest and remains in stable condition in the ICU at Houston Methodist Hospital.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:11:00 ESTMany of the headlines concerning President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration had to deal with the number of performers or celebrities or even sitting congressmen who opted out of attending the events.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:19:00 ESTCity crews and emergency personnel are checking all high-risk areas.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:04:00 ESTA former TJC Apache soccer star will now try and make a name for himself at the professional level. Nazeem Bartman has been drafted by the Vancouver Whitecaps in the fourth round of the MLS SuperDraft.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:26:00 ESTAuthorities have resumed a search for a missing East Texas man.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:24:00 ESTThe city says the regulatory body cares more about collecting fines instead of helping to improve infrastructure. And Tyler isn't alone among cities who say they don't agree with the EPA's legal practices.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:30:00 ESTWater rescue crews have completed their fourth day of searching for Cody Lusk. He was last seen Saturday around 9:30 p.m. leaving on his boat to do some fishing. Weather conditions caused the search to start and stop multiple times.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:35:00 ESTA Heisman Trophy winner is speaking out about his run in with East Texas police. Ricky Williams was briefly detained by Tyler police on January 11th.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:59:00 ESTThousands of people are making their way to D.C. this week for President-elect Trump's inauguration. Dozens of East Texans are among the crowd, including the Thompsons and Durretts. It's been a packed day for the couples from Smith County as they started to see the sights in D.C.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:30:00 ESTLongview Storage was flooded for the third time Wednesday. Manager Bill Rice says the flooding is relatively new.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:16:00 ESTJefferson ISD Superintendent Rob Barnwell confirmed reports that a JISD female classroom teacher was arrested late Tuesday evening.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:54:00 ESTOver the next two weeks, several East Texans will take the field in college football all-star games. It is a chance for the players to impress NFL scouts and personnel in an NFL type atmosphere including practices during the week.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:48:00 ESTThe NCAA Division I council has rejected a proposed early signing period in June for college football recruits. However, a proposed signing period in December is still on the table, and the council will vote on that matter in April.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:40:00 ESTHinton may have traveled to Dallas, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:23:00 ESTThe Kilgore College Rangerettes will perform at the Black Tie & Boots Presidential Inaugural Ball on Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:34:00 ESTThe Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a wreck Wednesday afternoon in Gregg County.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:07:00 ESTHallsville Fire Department is urging motorists not to drive through standing water after firefighters performed a water rescue.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:49:00 ESTHeisman trophy winner Ricky Williams was briefly detained by Tyler police in the parking lot of a South Broadway hotel.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:56:00 ESTFirefighters are working to extinguish a structure fire in Cherokee County Wednesday afternoon.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:41:00 ESTPresident Barack Obama is scheduled to hold his final news conference as president Wednesday. The conference will take place at 1:15 p.m. at the White House.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:23:00 ESTFormer first lady Barbara Bush has been admitted to the hospital after experiencing "fatigue and coughing," ABC News reports.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:21:00 ESTClasses remained canceled Wednesday at an East Texas middle school.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:05:00 ESTTwo suspected drug dealers were arrested in Henderson County amid a crackdown on illegal drug distribution.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:42:00 ESTTwo officers who were involved in a Jan. 3 fatal officer-involved shooting in Upshur County have been identified.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:34:00 ESTPower went out early in the morning and was partially restored to the area by 9 a.m.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:06:00 ESTMayor Heines issued the following statement Tuesday in regards to the EPA's news release:
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:01:00 ESTAs many people are still trying to keep up with their New Year’s resolutions, one Tyler man is proving age shouldn't be an excuse.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:04:00 ESTGame wardens have wrapped up the third day searching for a missing East Texas man.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:28:00 ESTThe agreement was finalized in November and became official Tuesday. In addition to the fines, the city will revamp its wastewater management system over the next decade.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:12:00 ESTOver 15 girls high school basketball teams from East Texas are ranked in the latest TABC top 25 poll.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:07:00 ESTA total 15 boys high school basketball teams from East Texas are ranked in the latest TABC top 25 poll.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:11:00 ESTIn both college football and the NFL, it's pretty known that some of the best players in the game come from our region. But, athletes from East Texas are starting to make a name for themselves on the diamond as well. From Josh Tomlin to Michael Kopech, around 10 Major League and minor league guys are currently working out at APEC in Tyler before they head off to spring training with their respective teams.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:53:00 ESTNo new answers after day two of a search for a missing East Texas man.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:52:00 ESTHe was missing for two days until someone heard him inside a narrow culvert. A dog named Dooley had gotten out of the fence and got stuck in a pipe.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:28:00 ESTThe Tyler Fire Department is responding to a call at Oak Hill Boulevard in Tyler on Tuesday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:29:00 ESTBuses will be available to return students home this morning.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:16:00 ESTThe suspect purchased a $200.00 pre-paid VISA debit card.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:27:00 ESTAround 9:40 p.m., officers responded to a call at the Exxon gas station on the intersection of Farm-to-Market 1844 and Highway 300.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:27:00 ESTToday the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the city of Tyler, Texas, agreed to significantly upgrade its sanitary sewer system to resolve violations of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA).
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:23:00 ESTThe Judson Metro Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call of a dog trapped in a concrete culvert around 4 p.m. Monday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:51:00 ESTTyler Police are asking the public for information on a hit-and-run at the 3200 block of West Gentry Parkway on Monday evening.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:37:00 ESTFoster Middle students will be off another day Tuesday, as a water line rupture has forced the cancellation of classes for the day.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:03:00 ESTAt the collegiate level, Texas Tech will have to figure out how to move on from superstar Patrick Mahomes II.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:20:00 ESTA three-vehicle wreck on Interstate 20 East in the Kilgore area shut down eastbound traffic for several hours on Monday afternoon and evening.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:43:00 ESTThe Marshall Police Department announced Monday that Chief Jesus "Eddie" Campa was selected as one of the 2017 recipients of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. Humanitarian awards, given by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Committee.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:23:00 ESTFor 31 years, Martin Luther King Jr. Day has been celebrated across the nation. For 31 years, a group has marched through Tyler.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:03:00 ESTAs East Texans celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, two East Texans from different generations are working to continue his legacy.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:45:00 ESTA search is underway for a missing man a lake east of the city of Palestine.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:29:00 ESTAs the march started, so did the rain, but that wasn’t going to stop Kilgore’s first MLK march from happening.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:22:00 ESTNASA is expressing condolences after 82-year-old astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, died at age 82.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:19:00 ESTOne person is dead and one person was injured after a wreck in Hopkins County.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:12:00 ESTAn East Texas man was arrested for his third or more DWI charge.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:22:00 ESTA recovering methamphetamine addict says a recent East Texas drug raid illustrates how the problem of drug abuse is as prevalent as it's ever been.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:36:00 ESTA Franklin County family has been re-united with their missing dog Leroy.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:01:00 ESTAn East Texas man with a rare disease is out of the hospital. Clayton Ellis says he contracted flesh-eating bacteria from an abscessed tooth. It can be deadly, but he survived. Now he said there's a long road ahead of him to make a full recovery.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:08:00 ESTA group of Tyler residents walked down Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd to honor him on his birthday. As the group walked between Confederate and Palace avenues, they remembered the sacrifices and progress made by Dr. King.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:59:00 ESTPolice are on scene of an accident on North Broadway and Gentry Parkway Sunday afternoon.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:41:00 ESTWe're learning new information about a person wanted out of bexar county, but arrested in an east texas city.\
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:18:00 ESTThe Tyler Fire Department says an investigator has determined that an early morning fire was accidental.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:24:00 ESTThe Smith County Republican Club has announced their special guest for their 29th Annual President’s Day dinner
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 19:53:00 ESTAn East Texas police department is seeking public help in identifying suspects in numerous auto burglaries
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 19:37:00 ESTAn East Texas city is mourning the passing of a man who lead their police department over 3 decades
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:31:00 ESTAn East Texas man claims a power company's policy is dangerous for homeowners.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 03:51:00 ESTAround 2 a.m. Saturday morning the Tyler Fire Department responded to a structure fire.
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 23:41:00 ESTOn Friday night, Sadie McPeek told us that the dog had been returned.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:29:00 ESTAccording to TxDOT, there is some construction beginning on Monday, January 16 that will affect the commute of many folks in the Longview area.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:22:00 ESTThere is a lot going on on East Texas roadways in the coming week. Find out what's going on for your commute in the next few days.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:51:00 ESTAfter finding Jones guilty, the jury heard evidence in the punishment trial that Jones has repeatedly been in trouble with the law. He is a two-time convicted felon and was on parole at the time of this offense.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:27:00 ESTTexas is just one of four remaining states whose legislature meets once every two years.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:08:00 ESTHeroin and synthetic opioids like K2 are taking an alarming number of lives each year in this country, and a recent raid revealed heroin trafficking here in East Texas.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:33:00 ESTAn East Texas county is cracking down on illegal immigrants, and they are targeting repeat criminal offenders.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:22:00 ESTHis banjo has won him 16 Grammys, and he’s performing in here with the East Texas Symphony Orchestra Saturday, January 14.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:20:00 ESTBergfeld Realty Company, which will handle the leasing and management on the property, was able to finalize leases with Fuddruckers, known worldwide for their exceptional hamburgers, Cooley Cosmetic Family Dentistry, and a drive-through donut shop.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:58:00 ESTA Smith County jury handed down a guilty verdict to a defendant on Friday.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:40:00 ESTConstruction is underway on Longview Independent School District's new Montessori campus.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:57:00 ESTPolice say a 31-year-old woman was injured when her car hydroplaned in a curve on Grande.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:05:00 ESTAn Amber Alert has been discontinued for three children from the Houston area.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:22:00 ESTA national company is recalling several candy products that may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:41:00 ESTA Tyler man was arrested Thursday on warrants for promotion or possession of child pornography.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:41:00 ESTTyler police say an officer who was injured in a Thursday wreck remains hospitalized Friday.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:37:00 ESTLongview Economic Development Corporation, along with City of Longview staff members, is researching the feasibility of an outdoor amphitheater along the Interstate 20 corridor to serve as a concert and entertainment venue for the East Texas area.