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Marshall Police working to identify shop burglars

Marshall Police working to identify shop burglars

The Marshall Police Department is attempting to identify the person(s) responsible for a recent burglary at a local home's shop.
Lindale PD seeking identity of suspected card thief

Lindale PD seeking identity of suspected card thief

The Lindale Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a man who is believed to have used a stole credit card at a local business.
ETX woman accused of killing husband has bond set at $1 million

ETX woman accused of killing husband has bond set at $1 million

A woman accused of murdering her husband over the weekend is now being held on $1 million bond.
Jacksonville fire chief resigns, takes another job

Jacksonville fire chief resigns, takes another job

The city of Jacksonville has a new fire chief following the resignation of Brent Smith. According to a Jacksonville Fire Department spokesperson, former Chief Smith has taken another job. The position was not specified.

Caldwell Zoo welcomes new baby Chilean Flamingos

 Meet baby Turk: the one-day-old Chilean Flamingo. Turk is just one of four new Flamingo babies recently added to the Caldwell Zoo family.
Crews contain blaze threatening golf course near Van

Crews contain blaze threatening golf course near Van

Several fire crews were called this afternoon to help fight a large wood fire near Van. The fire sparked around 1:30 p.m. at the Garden Valley Golf Club.
ETX woman arrested for allegedly murdering her husband

ETX woman arrested for allegedly murdering her husband

A Longview man was killed early Saturday morning after his wife allegedly shot him.

First responders stay focused during the holidays

 "More people traveling on the roads. Visiting family. On most days the call volume goes up a little more for wrecks. Usually keeps a little bit busier for the holidays."

Shoppers scarce on Black Friday in Tyler

The Black Friday shopping experience was a little different in East Texas this year.  East Texans told KETK that in previous years, stores were packed, and there was no space to walk. This year, most stores were dead.

Local businesses brace themselves for Small Business Saturday

Most retailers will find themselves in the black after this weekend is over, but local businesses rely on Small Business Saturday even more so than the major corporations do for Black Friday.

Firefighters helping children with autism fight through fear

The H.U.G program was created by firefighters to educate children on what to do during a house fire.
Family loses house and pet after fire sparks in Troup

Family loses house and pet after fire sparks in Troup

 A Troup couple lost not only their home, but also their pet Friday afternoon, after their house erupted into flames. The fire started at a home in the 300 block of Joy St. in Troup.

Turkey trot kicks off Thanksgiving in Tyler

 A flock of little turkeys kicked off the 12th annual 5K Turkey Trot on Thursday morning in Tyler. The 5K race started back in 2003, with only 50 registered runners.
Thanksgiving/Black Friday forecast

Thanksgiving/Black Friday forecast

On this Thanksgiving holiday, we have so much to be thankful for. I am thankful for you, the viewers, who take time to read the weather blog and I hope you find it insightful in planning any events you may have.