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Quitman PD releases more details surrounding deaths of children

Quitman PD releases more details surrounding deaths of children

The Quitman Police Department confirmed they are investigating the deaths of two young children.
ETX hospital owner convicted of health care fraud, identity theft

ETX hospital owner convicted of health care fraud, identity theft

A Dallas County, Texas, physician has been convicted of 15 counts of health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Child playing with lighter sparks blaze, Tyler firefighters say

Tyler firefighters were called to a house fire Thursday afternoon. It happened in the 2100 block of Pine Crest Drive in the East side of Tyler.

'Free Tea Day' 2014

McAlister's Deli plans to give away more than 350,000 glasses of tea on Thursday, July 24, 2014. General Manager Jordan Butler stopped by KETK to chat about the 6TH Annual 'Free Tea Day.'
ETX stepdad who sexually abused 3 girls gets 60 years in prison

ETX stepdad who sexually abused 3 girls gets 60 years in prison

A man convicted of sexually abusing his three stepdaughters has been sentenced to 60 years in prison with no parole.
SPCA rescues 222 'cruelly treated animals' from ETX property

SPCA rescues 222 'cruelly treated animals' from ETX property

Under the authority of the Hunt County Constable, the SPCA of Texas is seized 222 cruelly treated animals—166 dogs, 43 cats, 14 kittens and 13 puppies—on Wednesday, July 23 from a property in Wolfe City, TX.
Longview, Tyler named top 10 Texas small city for business

Longview, Tyler named top 10 Texas small city for business

Forbes released new rankings this month for the "Best Small Places for Business and Careers" in the U.S. Both the Longview and Tyler areas ranked in the top 10 for the state and top 100 in the country.
Police: ETX couple faces off with knife, poker during breakup

Police: ETX couple faces off with knife, poker during breakup

An East Texas woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly trying to stab her boyfriend during a breakup.
Boil water notice issued for area east of Tyler

Boil water notice issued for area east of Tyler

Due to power outages in Tyler, the Texas Commission on Environment Quality has ordered Jaskson Water Supply to issue a boil water notice.
4A All-State Baseball Team

4A All-State Baseball Team

Here is the Texas Sports Writers Association/Collin Street Bakery Class 4A All-State Baseball Team. Utility - Pat Mahomes, Whitehouse, sr. Player of the year – Kopech, Mount Pleasant
4A All-State Baseball Team

4A All-State Baseball Team

Here is the Texas Sports Writers Association/Collin Street Bakery Class 4A All-State Baseball Team. Utility - Pat Mahomes, Whitehouse, sr. Player of the year – Kopech, Mount Pleasant
Longview daycare worker fired after hitting child with shoe

Longview daycare worker fired after hitting child with shoe

A Longview church has fired a day care worker over what a state agency termed “inappropriate discipline” of a child. An investigative report indicates the former employee hit the child with a shoe.
Thousands across E. Texas without power Thursday morning

Thousands across E. Texas without power Thursday morning

A large amount of East Texans woke up without power following strong storms Wednesday night. As of 10:30 a.m., more than 8,700 homes were still without electricity.
Revenue at splash pad concession stand tops $6,000 in first month

Revenue at splash pad concession stand tops $6,000 in first month

The newest city-operated concession stand sold enough drinks and snacks to cover its operating costs in its first month while earning thousands more than Longview’s other two stands.
Revenue at splash pad concession stand tops $6,000 in first month

Revenue at splash pad concession stand tops $6,000 in first month

The newest city-operated concession stand sold enough drinks and snacks to cover its operating costs in its first month while earning thousands more than Longview’s other two stands.