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Issues with train passing through city of Troup

For years, the train has been a headache for the city of Troup. There's been a couple times where the train stopped on the main crossing for almost an hour.

Lindale high schoolers design home

A Lindale High School class designed a house. Today, the students toured what was once their project.

Officials, parents torn on idea of co-sleeping with babies

The amount of infant deaths related to co-sleeping is on the rise in Texas. There have been almost 200 co-sleeping related deaths just this year and the state is taking it seriously.
DPS ups reward for deportee connected to Kaufman Co. murder

DPS ups reward for deportee connected to Kaufman Co. murder

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Israel Aguirre, 33, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.
Mother in Gregg Co. missing child case arrested in Louisiana

Mother in Gregg Co. missing child case arrested in Louisiana

A woman wanted by the Gregg County Sheriff's Office for interference with child custody was caught over the weekend in Louisiana.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 17, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 17, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Thursday, July 17, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 4200 Hwy. 31 W.  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 2300 Frankston Hwy. 

It was time to bring back old courthouse clock

An old Tyler artifact is up and running in town. What used to be an old courthouse clock is now displayed on top of the new downtown parking garage. The old downtown courthouse clock was the lifeline of the city to people like Joe Zeppa.
Report labels major ETX industry as worst career outlook

Report labels major ETX industry as worst career outlook

A nationwide jobs site listed an East Texas industry as having the bleakest outlook in America.

Tainted tattoo warning: FDA recalls DIY tattoo kits

Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Tattoo Ink, Tattoo Needles, Tattoo kits Due to

Gilmer Rotary Club raises money through 'Flag Project'

The stars and stripes not only symbolize freedom. In Gilmer, they help raise money for the community. 

East Texan trained some of country's biggest stars

John DeFoore was the guitar and songwriting instructor for some country music favorites. The East Texan helped mold some of country's biggest stars.

Kilgore College renovating Laird Memorial Hospital for new facility

For ten years, the laird memorial hospital in Kilgore has been closed, but work is currently underway to turn it into a functional facility for the Kilgore College health sciences department.

Low cost microchipping and vaccinations being offered by SPCA

The SPCA of East Texas is hosting two clinics this week for pet owners. This Friday and Saturday the SPCA is hold a low cost Vaccination and Microchip Clinic. SPCA Officials told us its important to both vaccinate and microchip your pet.
1 arrested in connection with Troup shooting

1 arrested in connection with Troup shooting

Deputies arrested one person in connection with last weekend's shooting near the city of Troup.
Updated Weather Talk: Rain threat primarily for southern counties tonight, rain out by Friday late AM

Updated Weather Talk: Rain threat primarily for southern counties tonight, rain out by Friday late AM

Thursday 7PM Update Rain threat looks to be better for our southern areas tonight. Radar trends have shown an increase in activity over Deep East Texas while our northern areas are showing little to no rain.