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Suspect involved in shootout with Longview police officer identified, dies at local hospital

Suspect involved in shootout with Longview police officer identified, dies at local hospital

The suspect in a Thursday afternoon shootout with a Longview police officer has died from injuries at a local hospital.
Longview ISD earns 22 STAAR distinctions

Longview ISD earns 22 STAAR distinctions

District earns 22 STAAR distinctions Ware Elementary makes big turnaround
Female victim in critical condition after north Tyler shooting

Female victim in critical condition after north Tyler shooting

Police responded to reports of a shooting Friday morning in north Tyler where one woman was injured. The shooting happened at a home in the 700 block of East Oakwood Street, north of downtown Tyler.
LIST: TEA releases 2014 East Texas public school ratings

LIST: TEA releases 2014 East Texas public school ratings

On Friday, the Texas Education Agency released the 2014 state accountability system ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, and more than 8,500 campuses.
Angelina County woman arrested for DWI with children

Angelina County woman arrested for DWI with children

A Lufkin woman is behind bars after troopers say she was driving while intoxicated with several children in the car.
Suspect identified, arrested in connection with death of ETX man

Suspect identified, arrested in connection with death of ETX man

A 28-year-old Jasper, Texas man has been indicted for federal drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales, Friday.
Arrest announcement expected to be made connected to death of Alfred Wright

Arrest announcement expected to be made connected to death of Alfred Wright

According to a press release from the United States Attorney's Office, a press conference has been set to announce auhtorities have indicted a person in connection with the death of East Texan, Alfred Wright, 28.
DPS raids suspected marijuana farm near Tyler, seizes approximately 700 pot plants

DPS raids suspected marijuana farm near Tyler, seizes approximately 700 pot plants

The Department of Public Safety has raided a suspected marijuana field Friday morning and retrieved apporxiamately 700 pot plants near Tyler.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 8, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 8, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Friday, August 8, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 4100 Paluxy. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 3900 Chandler Hwy. 

Driver shot in Longview altercation

At 3:52pm today, a man was shot at Akin Park after failing to comply with a police officer.  It started when the officer attempted to pull the driver over.  Gunfire was exchanged until the driver was shot.

Friday Football Fever Preview: Chapel Hill

With the high school football season just around the corner, KETK is running around East Texas to preview as many local teams as we can before everything kicks off. Thursday, we put the Chapel Hill Bulldogs in the spotlight.

Obama's big problem

During the last year, we have heard all the wise men on the left and right tell the Republican Party if they don't do this amnesty thing, they would be in big trouble.

Austin Bank buys Forum building

If you grew up in Tyler, you probably recognize the Forum building. It has been on the corner of Broadway and Front Street for 47 years.
Longview officer involved in shooting; 1 seriously injured

Longview officer involved in shooting; 1 seriously injured

One person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after an officer-involved shooting in Longview at Akin Park.