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Doctors say diabetes is the new epidemic; millions affected in US

 We stayed glued to the news when it came to dealing with Ebola. The severity of the flu has doctors calling the sickness an epidemic, but there's another disease out there becoming just as prominent.

Icy roads prove dangerous for drivers

 When it comes to wintery weather, road icing kills more than twice as many people every year as tornadoes, hurricanes, lightning and severe thunderstorms combined. And even more alarming, everyone is at risk.

Friday marks first ever "Law Enforcement Appreciation Day"

 Every day more than 700,000 men and women put a badge and uniform, knowing the dangerous situations they may face that day.

Flint father charged in daughter's death to enter plea Friday

A Flint man facing charges in connection to the death of his daughter will appear in court Friday. His child died after getting locked in a hot car back in July 2014.
Henderson taking unwanted items for residents

Henderson taking unwanted items for residents

 The city of Henderson is inviting residents to bring unwanted items to the Public Services Department Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
ETX man accused of trying to flush drugs down toilet during drug bust

ETX man accused of trying to flush drugs down toilet during drug bust

A Mt. Pleasant man is accused of trying to flush narcotics down his toilet during a drug bust at his home.
Lindale PD seeks 5 connected with Wal-Mart theft

Lindale PD seeks 5 connected with Wal-Mart theft

The Lindale Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying five men who committed felony theft at the Lindale Wal-Mart on Tuesday.

ETX school takes different approach in preparing for state wide testing

 Texas standardized testing dates for students are just around the corner. Assistant Director at Cumberland Academy described the purpose of the test to KETK
City of Lindale approves HD body cameras

City of Lindale approves HD body cameras

On Tuesday, the Lindale City Coucil approved the purchase of new high definition body cameras for all police officers.
Wednesday’s update for this weekend's wintry weather potential

Wednesday’s update for this weekend's wintry weather potential

As we have stressed over the past few days, the overall potential for winter weather would continue to change. Today, it has lived up to its name.

Gilmer ETMC and city create solution for ambulance services

In November, the East Texas Medical Center Gilmer announced they will discontinue ambulance services in March 2015. Now, the hospital has come to an agreement with the city: ETMC will assign the Camp County EMS branch, to Gilmer. 
Texas rig count in decline

Texas rig count in decline

The number of operating Texas oil rigs has continued its descent in recent weeks. The drop marks the sixth consecutive week the Lone Star State has seen a decline, according to oil field company Baker Hughes.
Winona ISD releasing students early due to power outage

Winona ISD releasing students early due to power outage

Winona ISD will be releasing students early Wednesday due to a power outage. According to a school spokesperson, students will bet let go at 3:15 p.m.  All after-school activites have been canceled.
Diboll man arrested for choking girlfriend during argument

Diboll man arrested for choking girlfriend during argument

A Diboll man was arrested Tuesday morning for allegeldy attacking his girlfriend.
Authorities looking for missing ETX teen

Authorities looking for missing ETX teen

The Trinity County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating a 13-year-old runaway.