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TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 11, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 11, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Monday, August 11, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 9500 S. Broadway. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 200 E. Grande. 

Quitman mourns lost girls

It's been more than two weeks since the two Quitman toddlers were found dead, and the town is mourning their loss.
Woman hospitalized following car fire near Tyler

Woman hospitalized following car fire near Tyler

One woman was taken a local hospital this evening, after her car caught fire.
Weather Talk: Details on Monday’s rain chances

Weather Talk: Details on Monday’s rain chances

We are expecting scattered showers and thunderstorms around East Texas on Monday. Some of the storms could be strong, so you’ll want to be weather aware.

Caldwell Zoo animals keep their cool during heat wave

Popsicles, ice cubes, and sprinklers. Not only do these keep us cool during the hot summer months, they also do wonders for animals. 
Aggies’ QB battle to replace Manziel? Sumlin says it’s ‘dead even’

Aggies’ QB battle to replace Manziel? Sumlin says it’s ‘dead even’

Sophomore Kenny Hill and freshman Kyle Allen are vying to replace 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, a first-round draft selection of the Cleveland Browns who bypassed on his final two years of college eligibility.'
Overnight wreck sends one to hospital

Overnight wreck sends one to hospital

One East Texan is recovering in the hospital, following an overnight wreck with an 18-wheeler.  Kilgore firefighters say the accident happened around midnight on I-20 just before exit 5-91.
Astros broadcaster inducted to 6th Hall of Fame

Astros broadcaster inducted to 6th Hall of Fame

Legendary Astros broadcaster Milo Hamilton was inducted into his sixth Hall of Fame on Sunday when he was named to the Des Moines Register’s Iowa Sports Hall.

Kids raising money for kids

The Jingle Club is a group of nine and ten-year-old girls. "We mostly just make stuff, and then we sell it to people," said Rowan Reynolds, President of The Jingle Club.
Cardinals rough up Texans in preseason opener

Cardinals rough up Texans in preseason opener

The Bill O’Brien era or, better, comedy of errors, began exactly as the Gary Kubiak-Wade Phillips era ended, except worse.

Friday Football Fever Preview: Bullard

With the high school football season just around the corner, KETK is running around East Texas to preview as many local teams as we can before everything kicks off. Saturday, we put the Bullard Panthers in the spotlight.
West Rusk football player killed in car wreck

West Rusk football player killed in car wreck

West Rusk Sophomore Adarian Parker has passed away after a car wreck Friday afternoon. Raiders head coach John Frazier spoke with KETK over the phone, saying the wreck happened just after Parker had left practice.
Jacksonville native brings comedy show to hometown

Jacksonville native brings comedy show to hometown

Lemarcus Rusk was born and raised in Jacksonville, Texas. From the time he graduated high school, Rusk noticed the area was in need of a spectacular comedy show. 
Texas man indicted in death of Alfred Wright

Texas man indicted in death of Alfred Wright

A Jasper, Texas, man has been indicted in connection with the death of Alfred Wright, a 28-year-old father of three whose mysterious disappearance and death sparked protests, controversy and allegations of a law enforcement cover up.