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American Heart Association challenges e-cigarette sales to youths

The American Heart Association is cracking down on electronic cigarette sales. They argue that since many e-cigarettes contain nicotine, sellers should follow the same laws that apply to cigarettes and cigars.
Authorities seeking tips on ETX cold case

Authorities seeking tips on ETX cold case

Authorities are looking for more clues in a Henderson County cold case where a man's body was found months after his disappearance.
Silver Alert issued for Cen-Tex man

Silver Alert issued for Cen-Tex man

Authorities have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Central Texas man.
Texas Parks & Wildlife sets public meeting announcing Caddo Lake WMA blind prohibition

Texas Parks & Wildlife sets public meeting announcing Caddo Lake WMA blind prohibition

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is announcing plans to prohibit permanent duck blinds on the Caddo Lake Wildlife Management Area effective the 2015-16 waterfowl season to resolve escalating public use conflicts and natural resource issu
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 25, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 25, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Monday, August 25, 2014: 9:00 am to 10:00 am 4100 Paluxy. 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm 2000 S. Beckham. 

Community took ice bucket challenge as a group

Hundreds of East Texans gathered in Whitehouse Sunday afternoon in support of David Baskin. The East Texan has ALS. His wife, Keri, said she was thankful for the new ice bucket challenge trend.

Minor rollover on I-20

There was a minor rollover on the I-20 Sunday morning. A father and son were headed toward Dallas, but their day did not quite go as planned. 
Two receive minor injuries in I-20 rollover

Two receive minor injuries in I-20 rollover

Two people were injured Sunday afternoon, following a rollover accident on Interstate 20. The accident happened around 11:00 p.m. near mile marker 561 on the interstate.
Smith County crews involved in high speed motorcycle chase

Smith County crews involved in high speed motorcycle chase

Multiple Smith County crews are involved in the high speed chase of a man on a motorcycle. Details are limited, but we are told the chase began in Chapel Hill around 10:30 p.m. on Highway 64.

Shots fired at Kilgore firefighters, Chief calls Marshal a 'hero'

What started off as a routine call for Kilgore firefighters early Saturday morning, quickly escalated into a shootout. Assistant Fire Chief Michael Simmons says around 1 a.m.
Roadways now open following vehicle fire in Kilgore

Roadways now open following vehicle fire in Kilgore

Kilgore Police and Firefighters have cleared the scene of a reported vehicle fire near US 259. The department says the fire began before 8:45 p.m. on FM 1249 just east of US 259.
One person hospitalized following car fire in Longview

One person hospitalized following car fire in Longview

One person was taken to the hospital this afternoon, following a car fire in Longview. The fire sparked following a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Marshall and H G Mosley shortly before 3:30 p.m.

Kiepersol Estates introduces new 'Jimmy's Bourbon'

Home to rows and rows of grapes growing on more than 60 acres of land, is the Kiepersol Estate. The vineyard is well-known throughout East Texas for wine, but ripe for the tasting, is their new 'Jimmy's Bourbon'. 
Kilgore man shot by fire marshal in stable condition

Kilgore man shot by fire marshal in stable condition

The Kilgore man who was shot by a Kilgore fire marshal early Saturday morning is said to be in stable condition. 

Wolves in Tyler?

Everyone knows East Texas is full of animals like deer and armadillos, but there is another species in the area.