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'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.
Weatherford announces workforce reduction of 5,000 jobs

Weatherford announces workforce reduction of 5,000 jobs

Oil field services company Weatherford International announced Wednesday a workforce reduction of 5,000 jobs.
Parents of teen shot dead by Longview Police retain lawyer

Parents of teen shot dead by Longview Police retain lawyer

A law firm has announced the family of a teen shot dead by Longview Police officers has retained their services.

Weather balloon unexpectedly lands on Brook Hill School

The Brook Hill School had an unexpected science lesson land right on their campus Thursday. A weather balloon from Fort Worth fell from the sky and landed right in their backyard.
Former Gilmer, UT star to work out with Jets

Former Gilmer, UT star to work out with Jets

An East Texas native is getting ready for a work out with the New York Jets.