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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 5:59am

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Petapalooza comes to Bergfeld Park

Petapalooza comes to Bergfeld Park

The Petapalooza will be held at Bergfeld Park from 10am to 3pm this Saturday. The goal of the event, according to Le Ann Sellers, is to help rescues find a home.

Chapel Hill High School has spirit

Chapel Hill High School was pumping up the spirit at Friday's pep rally. It was in preparation for the Friday night football game. Senior Gabriel Brooks said she was excited to watch her team.
Elderly man beaten during morning home invasion

Elderly man beaten during morning home invasion

The Palestine Police Department is on the lookout for two men, they say, broke into a man's home, beat and robbed him. The robbery happened around 10:00 Friday morning in the 200 block of Joe Louis St.

Tracking storms for Saturday & cooler WX late next week

There is a rain and storm threat in the forecast for your Saturday. This is associated with a cold front that will bring in some lower temperatures for a few days. Let’s talk the details.
Smith County fire destroys RV

Smith County fire destroys RV

An RV was destroyed on Highway 110 South Friday morning after an unknown source sparked a fire inside the vehicle.
Discovery Science Place closing temporarily for renovations

Discovery Science Place closing temporarily for renovations

On Monday, September 8, the Discovery Science Place will close for a brief renovation period to update current exhibits and refresh the museum, Dr.
Athens teen indicted for murder during alleged robbery

Athens teen indicted for murder during alleged robbery

An Athens teenager has been indicted for the murder of a 23-year-old man killed during an apparent robbery.
ETX woman indicted for murder of 4-year-old daughter

ETX woman indicted for murder of 4-year-old daughter

An East Texas woman has been indicted for the murder of her young daughter in Henderson County.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 5, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 5, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Friday, September 5, 2014: 9:00 am to 10:00 am 4100 Paluxy. 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm 700 S Glenwood. 
Deputies investigating apparent ETX murder

Deputies investigating apparent ETX murder

Franklin County officials are investigating the apparent murder of a 75-year-old man.

Officer says goodbye to his police dog, friend Narco

Thursday afternoon in Hallsville, members from many law enforcement agencies paid their respects to Narco, a retired police dog who was put to sleep that morning.

Organization displays unusual antiques in East Texas

If you love tractors, the Antique Tractor and Engine Show is an event for you.

Neighbors shot at after chasing alleged burglary suspect

Hector Garza has lived off Curtis Street next to Dreak Scott for several years. Scott and Garza’s children are close friends and they both describe their neighborhood as peaceful and quiet.
Weekend WX details & much cooler WX coming

Weekend WX details & much cooler WX coming

This week has been a hot and humid week for East Texas. We have been on above average for high temperatures the past five days. Here were the highs for Tyler. Today’s (Thursday) high temperature for Tyler has been 96°.

Officials warn hunters to take caution upon finding pot fields

"In East Texas with the foliage, the pine trees, a lot of places they can hide these grows, and there's not a lot of traffic in these areas so they can kind of go undetected at times," said Game Warden Dustin Dockery.