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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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Hospital precautions in place for Ebola outbreak

The Center for Disease Control released a 6 page pamphlet for hospitals containing an “action plan” to prepare healthcare workers for the Ebola virus.
'Loan Ranger Bandit' enters not guilty plea

'Loan Ranger Bandit' enters not guilty plea

The infamous "Loan Ranger" entered a not guilty plea in the U.S. Western District Court on Tuesday.
Palestine PD identifies woman who shot at ex-boyfriend in post office

Palestine PD identifies woman who shot at ex-boyfriend in post office

The Palsetine Police Department has identified the woman who allegeldy shot at her ex-boyfriend at the local post office last week.

DPS takes 'corrective action' against trooper at scene of dog's death

The Texas Department of Public Safety has taken "corrective action" against a trooper who was accused of poor conduct during an incident where an East Texas family's dog was shot and killed.
Ex-husband of missing Kilgore woman to be extradited to Colorado

Ex-husband of missing Kilgore woman to be extradited to Colorado

A man who has been named of person of interest in the disappearance of a Kilgore woman will be transferred to Arapahoe County, Colorado,
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 17, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 17, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Wednesday, September 17, 2014: 7:00 am to 8:00 am 200 W. Front. 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm 1300 Shiloh Rd. 

200 acres of marijuana plants discovered in East Texas

It's the area's fourth pot field, discovered in eight weeks. This one, on Anna Nichols' property in Polk County. There, the Sheriff's Department found more than 21,000 marijuana plants. 

East Texas Arboretum trees cut to the ground, volunteers want answers

The East Texas Arboretum in Athens is a sanctuary for East Texas wildlife, but last week, an energy company demolished 100 year old trees, leaving a gaping hole in the habitat.

UT Tyler accepts grant to study leafcutter ants

UT Tyler now has the opportunity to collaborate with Germany, Argentina, and Uruguay in the study of leafcutter ants. The experiments are paid for by a generous grant from the National Science Foundation.

Local zoo animals 'wild' about painting

What may seem like an ordinary display of abstract work, is actually the combined efforts of Kazuri, Binti, Tonya, and Rolinda. They are elephants and rhinos at the Caldwell Zoo and have special noses for art.
1 dead after 2-vehicle wreck near Brownsboro

1 dead after 2-vehicle wreck near Brownsboro

One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Henderson County. On Saturday around 10:30 p.m., a motorcycle driven by Zachary Brenton Steuck, 28, was traveling north on Farm to Market Road 607 near Brownsboro.
SFA Lumberjack's make ESPN Top 10 Mascot's List

SFA Lumberjack's make ESPN Top 10 Mascot's List

One East Texas college basketball team has made ESPN's list of "Top 10 mascots in college basketball."
DPS identifies East Texas woman killed in head-on crash

DPS identifies East Texas woman killed in head-on crash

Troopers have identified Tuesday an East Texas woman who was killed in a two-vehicle crash the day before.
Neglected dog gets 2nd chance at life thanks to ETX police officer

Neglected dog gets 2nd chance at life thanks to ETX police officer

Thanks to an officer with the Hallsville Police Department, the life of a neglected dog has been spared and he is in the process of getting ready for adoption.
TPWD grants extension on Caddo Lake WMA duck blinds

TPWD grants extension on Caddo Lake WMA duck blinds

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is extending the time frame allowing hunters to use maintained permanent duck blind structures