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Bicyclists ride to raise awareness

Cyclists from all over the state gathered in Tyler to raise awareness about bicycle accidents. Sunday afternoon was the Vigilance Ride in Tyler. Cyclists came together to remember riders who have been injured on local roadways this summer.
Two Lufkin men arrested after alleged assault of public servant

Two Lufkin men arrested after alleged assault of public servant

Two men were arrested Saturday night for allegedly assaulting a public servant.
Man behind bars following multi-county high speed chase

Man behind bars following multi-county high speed chase

A Longview man is behind bars after leading DPS troopers on a multi-county, high speed, motorcycle chase. Smith County Troopers say the chase began early Sunday morning in Kaufman County.

Tyler gym creates special needs cheerleading team

Many parents struggle with finding activities for their special needs child, but a gym in Tyler has a new option for these parents. Gym Tyler Gymnastics has a new program just for children with special needs. It's called Team Inspire.
Several injured following gang shooting in Longview

Several injured following gang shooting in Longview

Several people are recovering this morning, following a shooting in longview. Police say the shooting happened just before 3 this morning in the 600 block of north access road.

SPCA of East Texas helps community on 'International Homeless Pet Day'

August 16th marks "International Homeless Pet Day".  A day where the focus is to raise awareness about the millions of animals that end up on the streets or in shelters across the globe, and here at home. 
Police searching for two men in alleged kidnapping, beating of Diboll man.

Police searching for two men in alleged kidnapping, beating of Diboll man.

Diboll Police are searching for two men who are wanted in connection to the alleged kidnapping and beating of a Diboll man that occurred on July 26.

Ten-year-old donates food to help feed homeless for birthday

When Cain turned ten years old, he asked his mother Toni for two things. A paintball birthday party and food to feed the homeless. Cain was inspired to help feed East Texans after passing a homeless man on the street.

Ringing the bell for cancer

It was a busy day at Texas Oncology- Tyler. The center celebrated life. Patients, old and new, supported those who were finally cancer free. Survivors rung a bell. The bell is a symbol for the survivors.

Grassroots America: We the People bring facts about border security

The conservative group, Grassroots America, We the People, brought in multiple Texas State Representatives to their meeting to discuss the border crisis and make sure citizens had the facts.
Gladewater PD, DEA arrests 3 during drug raid

Gladewater PD, DEA arrests 3 during drug raid

Two East Texas were taken into custody Thursday evening during a raid by the Drug Enforcement Agency and local police.
Police: Longview man attacks deputies, lights fire in patrol vehicle

Police: Longview man attacks deputies, lights fire in patrol vehicle

A Longview man is accused of attacking Gregg County sheriff’s deputies and lighting a “small fire” in the back of a patrol vehicle while being taken to jail after drinking whiskey and smoking two joints of synthetic marijuana.
Deputies arrest teen in connection with Smith Co. burglary

Deputies arrest teen in connection with Smith Co. burglary

Authorities arrested a Flint teenager Thursday after it was discovered he was allegedly responsible for an April burglary.
Cherokee Co. jury sentences man to 50 years for rape of child relative

Cherokee Co. jury sentences man to 50 years for rape of child relative

A Cherokee County man will spend the next 50 years in jail for the sexual assault of a child relative.
Weather Talk: The weekend ahead: Hot & some storm chances

Weather Talk: The weekend ahead: Hot & some storm chances

We have been blessed with fantastic weather over the past few days. Check out these low and high temperatures in Tyler. We finally felt the lower humidity and pleasant days beginning Wednesday.