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Live interview: Kristiana Coignard's family sits down with KETK

The family of Kristiana Coignard held a press conference with their attorney, Tim Maloney, Monday morning in San Antonio.

Bicyclist killed after being hit by a car in Smith County

 Troopers have released the name of the man killed after being hit by a car in Smith County. Troopers say David Durbin III, 21, was riding his bike along Old Jacksonville Highway just after 1:00 Sunday morning.

Smith Co. Constable 'awake and alert' following self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head

Smith County Precinct 4 Constable John Smith is now awake and alert in the ICU after being shot in the head. The shooting happened outside Constable Smith's house just before 10:00 p.m. Saturday night.

'Compassion Project' changes lives in Tyler

Worldwide more than 600 million children are living in extreme poverty.

U.S. Senator Cornyn comes to Tyler to talk guns

U.S. Senator John Cornyn was in Tyler Saturday to talk about gun rights. The Texas Republican has announced a bill that will allow concealed weapons to be carried across all fifty states.

'Duffels for H.O.P.E. donates bags to Foster Care children

 It's a part of the foster care system that oftentimes is overlooked. Children, making the difficult transition into the Foster Care System, have nothing but a trash bag to take their belongings with them.
Police department decked out with love and support

Police department decked out with love and support

The Longview Police Department is decorated with American flags, signs and banners the night before a protest  is scheduled to start.

Miss Texas tours Longview

A Texan royal tour is taking place in Longview. Miss Texas toured the city to spread the word of her heart disease awareness platform to coincide with the national “Go Red for Women” campaign.

Scholarships ease the pain of paying for college

It is the time of year when senior high school students and their parents plan out how they're going to pay for college. While it can be a daunting task, there is some help out there if you know where to look.

Warmer weather returns, as do the changing temperatures!

From a monthly perspective, our average temperatures over the last few months have been like a rollercoaster! October & December both were relatively warm months as temperatures were near 4 degrees above normal.

West Rusk FFA students placing in shows; preparing for March

 Our Nikki Diaz has been making the rounds visiting various FFA programs at East Texas High Schools. One thing they all have in common...bringing home major awards.
Deputies arrest 4 in Cherokee Co. on drug charges

Deputies arrest 4 in Cherokee Co. on drug charges

On Thursday February 5, 2015 the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office executed a narcotics search warrant at a residence on County Road 1515 in the Turney Community, south of Jacksonville, off Farm to Market Road 22.
Man arrested in connection with fatal ETX home invasion

Man arrested in connection with fatal ETX home invasion

Authorities have arrested a person in connection with a home invasion turned deadly on January 13, 2015.