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East Texans arrested for money laundering, drug trafficking

East Texans arrested for money laundering, drug trafficking

U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced Wednesday that six individuals have been arrested following a lengthy investigation into illegal gambling, money laundering and drug trafficking in the Eastern District of Texas.
Tyler PD secures warrants, identifies suspects in June armed robberies

Tyler PD secures warrants, identifies suspects in June armed robberies

UPDATE: Tyler investigators have identified and secured warrants for the suspects responsible for the Aggravated Robberies that occurred on June 22, 2014 in Tyler.
Animal shelter ups costs across region; Longview hardest hit

Animal shelter ups costs across region; Longview hardest hit

The Humane Society of Northeast Texas is proposing a nearly 50 percent increase in its charge to Longview to use its animal sheltering services next year, and the city will include the increase in its proposed 2014-15 budget.
Tryouts continue for historic 75th Kilgore College Rangerettes

Tryouts continue for historic 75th Kilgore College Rangerettes

No matter the outcome Friday of the 75th Kilgore College Rangerette tryouts, some “hopefuls” say they have earned a lifetime of memories and lessons.
Kilgore College, Kilgore ISD discuss future of education

Kilgore College, Kilgore ISD discuss future of education

Kilgore College plans to have the renovated Laird Memorial Hospital functional for its health sciences classes by the fall semester, college President Bill Holda said during a Biz Connect luncheon Tuesday in Kilgore.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 16, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 16, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 9500 S. Broadway.  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 3400 Mineola Hwy. 

Fostering change

Thousands of kids go through the foster care system every year and a lot of them are scarred with lifelong issues either from abuse, neglect or abandonment.

Reasons to fill your gas tank

Many of us are guilty of waiting to fill up our gas tank until it is below empty. Mechanics say we need to break the habit. The best time to fill up your tank is when you hit the quarter tank mark.

Like the late 70s, except worse

In all of my years on the Earth, I have not seen the world meting down since the late 70s.

East Texas teen advocates for cystic fibrosis

30,000 people in the U.S. are living with cystic fibrosis. It is a life-threatening genetic disease that affects the lung and digestive system. One of the thousands battling the disease is 12-year-old Maci.

Air conditioning thefts on the rise

Air conditioning units are in high demand when temperatures get warmer. Homeowners need them, and criminals want them.

Early signs of alzheimer's can be seen in your eyes and nose

New research shows early alzheimer's signs can be detected earlier by a few simple tests. It's proven: there's no cure for the disease, but research shows early signs of it can show up in your eyes and nose.
Authorities warn of fake 20s passed in East Texas

Authorities warn of fake 20s passed in East Texas

Authorities are warning the public to be aware of man passing fake $20 bills in East Texas.

'We're in this together'; Cancer awareness event

Adrian Davis and Willie Bradley Jr., stopped by KETK to chat about a cancer awareness event at the Church of Christ at Harris Chapel in Longview. The event is scheduled for 2:00 pm on Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Public hearing process for GoBus fare increases

Public hearing process for GoBus fare increases

On July 2, 2014, the ETCOG Executive Committee approved to begin the public hearing process required to raise fare rates for GoBus rural public transportation system.