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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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More ETX PD's equipping officers with body cams

You may see more and more police officers with cameras on their uniforms. A lot of East Texas police departments are purchasing body cameras to reduce the number of complaints and have legitimate proof during a confrontation with a citizen.

Mercy Ships changes course due to Ebola outbreak

Four hundred volunteers from 40 different nations are preparing for a new journey this fall. Mercy Ships, for the first time in their 36 year history is changing course due to the widespread Ebola outbreak.

Adderall new drug of choice for many Major League players

Adderall is the new drug of choice for many major league baseball players. Including Longview native, and former ranger, Chris Davis, who was recently suspended from the game when he tested positive for amphetamines. 

Corporal punishment - where do you draw the line?

Corporal punishment has become a big topic nationally and in East Texas in recent weeks. When East Texan NFL star, Adrian Peterson, was charged with child abuse, it sparked a conversation.
Major fast-food chain offers free coffee for 2 weeks

Major fast-food chain offers free coffee for 2 weeks

McDonald’s will be offering a little pick-me-up to its customers beginning tomorrow. The announcement came last week, when McDonald’s announced its second national Free Coffee Event.
Teen, 15, killed in East Texas ATV crash

Teen, 15, killed in East Texas ATV crash

A Polk County teenager was killed over the weekend after an ATV overturned on top of him.
Oncor worker shot in Van Zandt Co. responding to power outage report

Oncor worker shot in Van Zandt Co. responding to power outage report

An Oncor man was injured last week when a woman shot him whiel he was responding to a lights out call.
East Texas teacher to receive 'Heroes for Children' Award

East Texas teacher to receive 'Heroes for Children' Award

The State Board of Education (SBOE) announced today that 15 Texans who provide hundreds of hours of volunteer service to Texas public schools will be honored with the Heroes for Children award at the SBOE meeting on Friday, Sept. 19.
Authorities set ETX murder suspect's bond at $1 million

Authorities set ETX murder suspect's bond at $1 million

Authorities have placed a $1 million bond on a man accused of murder in Harrison County.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 15, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 15, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Monday, September 15, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 1900 Balsam Gap. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 3400 Mineola Hwy. 

East Texas remembers toddler who died from cancer

East Texans came together to raise money for kids with cancer. On Sunday, professional photographers donated their services to help raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer.
Suspect connected to fatal Marshall shooting turns self in

Suspect connected to fatal Marshall shooting turns self in

Marshall Police have arrested the person they believed shot and killed a man early Saturday morning.
'271 Biker Rally' rallies for a good cause

'271 Biker Rally' rallies for a good cause

The "271 Biker Rally" kicked off their very first event in Tyler. 
One person hospitalized following I-20 wreck near Winona

One person hospitalized following I-20 wreck near Winona

One person is in the hospital following a two vehicle accident on I-20. Winona firefighters tell KETK the accident happened just after 3:00 on the interstate near Winona.
Longview man arrested, allegedly pointed gun at girlfriend during fight

Longview man arrested, allegedly pointed gun at girlfriend during fight

A Longview man was arrested Saturday for allegedly pointing a gun at his girlfriend during an argument.