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Supporting men and women in blue for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

When you're in an emergency situation, they're the first you call, the first to respond. Today was the first Law Enforcement Appreciation day. Some of us forget that cops do more than patrol traffic stops.

East Texans solve the mystery of their ancestry

In East Texas, you never know what you can find out about your ancestors. The "East Texas Genealogical Society" wants to help you uncover the mysteries of your past.
Local colleges in favor of Obama's education proposition

Local colleges in favor of Obama's education proposition

 "It sounds like a good idea," said Kilgore College PIO, Chris Craddock. Representatives for Tyler Junior College and Kilgore College say they are in favor of president Obama's newest education proposition.
Mainly rain with light mix for Saturday night & Sunday AM

Mainly rain with light mix for Saturday night & Sunday AM

As we look ahead to the Saturday evening/Sunday morning wintry mix potential, it still appears that the best chance will be north of Tyler and Longview.
Ore City considering election to allow the sale of alcohol

Ore City considering election to allow the sale of alcohol

Ore city residents are deciding if allowing the sale of alcohol is right for their community.  
Cherokee Co. requests help locating wanted man

Cherokee Co. requests help locating wanted man

Authorities are requesting the public's help locating a Cherokee County fugitive who is believed to have recently lived in the Lufkin area.

Flint father pleads guilty in daughter's death

An East Texas man pleaded guilty in a Smith County court today in the death of his daughter. He was also charged in the injury of a second daughter.

East Texas knew Elvis before he was The King of Rock and Roll

The King of Rock and Roll would have been 80 years old Thursday. Elvis performed at The Mayfair building in Tyler many years a go. Elvis Presley was a poor musician looking to make some money.

Weekend wx update; more rain than wintry weather

I have newer model data for the two chances of wintry weather in East Texas.

Doctors say diabetes is the new epidemic; millions affected in US

 We stayed glued to the news when it came to dealing with Ebola. The severity of the flu has doctors calling the sickness an epidemic, but there's another disease out there becoming just as prominent.

Icy roads prove dangerous for drivers

 When it comes to wintery weather, road icing kills more than twice as many people every year as tornadoes, hurricanes, lightning and severe thunderstorms combined. And even more alarming, everyone is at risk.

Friday marks first ever "Law Enforcement Appreciation Day"

 Every day more than 700,000 men and women put a badge and uniform, knowing the dangerous situations they may face that day.

Flint father charged in daughter's death to enter plea Friday

A Flint man facing charges in connection to the death of his daughter will appear in court Friday. His child died after getting locked in a hot car back in July 2014.
Henderson taking unwanted items for residents

Henderson taking unwanted items for residents

 The city of Henderson is inviting residents to bring unwanted items to the Public Services Department Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
ETX man accused of trying to flush drugs down toilet during drug bust

ETX man accused of trying to flush drugs down toilet during drug bust

A Mt. Pleasant man is accused of trying to flush narcotics down his toilet during a drug bust at his home.