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'271 Biker Rally' rallies for a good cause

'271 Biker Rally' rallies for a good cause

The "271 Biker Rally" kicked off their very first event in Tyler. 
One person hospitalized following I-20 wreck near Winona

One person hospitalized following I-20 wreck near Winona

One person is in the hospital following a two vehicle accident on I-20. Winona firefighters tell KETK the accident happened just after 3:00 on the interstate near Winona.
Longview man arrested, allegedly pointed gun at girlfriend during fight

Longview man arrested, allegedly pointed gun at girlfriend during fight

A Longview man was arrested Saturday for allegedly pointing a gun at his girlfriend during an argument.

Monster trucks come to East Texas

If you like big trucks, there were plenty Saturday night in Kilgore. They had legendary monster trucks that travel the country for the annual Monster Truck Fall Nationals. The show came to Kilgore thanks to The White Oak Education Foundation.

SPCA of East Texas celebrates adoption center's first birthday

The SPCA of East Texas has found forever homes for 360 animals since they opened in 2013. So now the organization celebrates the first birthday of their newest facility, with a big adoption bash. 
Vikings star Adrian Peterson turns himself in, freed on bail

Vikings star Adrian Peterson turns himself in, freed on bail

NFL running back Adrian Peterson turned himself in to authorities in Texas early Saturday on a felony charge of child abuse, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said.
Fall weather today & possible records

Fall weather today & possible records

We've been on a roller coaster ride over the last 5 days for temperatures in East Texas. We began the week with highs peaking in the middle and upper 90s.
One man killed, another injured in Saturday morning shooting in Marshall

One man killed, another injured in Saturday morning shooting in Marshall

One person was killed, another hospitalized following a shooting in Harrison County. The shooting happened just before 12:30 Saturday morning in the 300 block of North Bishop Street in Marshall.
Woman allegedly shoots at ex-boyfriend in Palestine Post Office

Woman allegedly shoots at ex-boyfriend in Palestine Post Office

Police arrested a woman Friday after she allegedly shot at her ex-boyfriend at the Palestine Post Office.

Bullard High School is pumping up the spirit

Bullard High School is hoping to continue their winning streak at Friday night's football game. The Bullard Panthers started their football season off right. They won their first two games of the season.
East Texas teen allegedy shoots mother, arrested

East Texas teen allegedy shoots mother, arrested

Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office arrested a teenager Friday afternoon for allegedly shooting his mother.

Staying in compliance is tricky for Smith County Jail

The Smith County Sheriff's Department is having a hard time staying in compliance. The Texas Jail Commission requires The Smith County Jail to have a specific ratio of inmates to detention officers. That has been trickier than usual.
Arrest warrant issued for Peterson in child injury case

Arrest warrant issued for Peterson in child injury case

Reports from multiple national and regional news sources state former East Texas standout Adrian Peterson has been charged with child abuse. The running back was indicted in Montgomery County for injury to a child.
Marion County pct. 3 commissioner resigns following arrest

Marion County pct. 3 commissioner resigns following arrest

Marion County Precinct 3 Commissioner C. E. Bourne resigned from his position after he was arrested for theft on Thursday.
Sheriff's Office: Body found in Cherokee County not missing woman

Sheriff's Office: Body found in Cherokee County not missing woman

Medical officials have determined a body recently found off Highway 69 in a Cherokee County median is not missing person Sheila Ann Morton.