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Longview man indicted for sexual assault of child

Longview man indicted for sexual assault of child

A Longview man, who was investigated for child pornography and sexual assault of a child offenses, has been indicted by a Harrison County grand jury for three counts of sexual assault of a child.
Missing spring breaker from Cen-Tex found dead

Missing spring breaker from Cen-Tex found dead

The case of the missing spring breaker on South Padre Island may now become an investigation into his death.
Lone Star State named 2nd most populated in the nation

Lone Star State named 2nd most populated in the nation

According to the United States Census Bureau, the state of Texas has experienced notable growth in the past year.
Money, overall help for the team trumped Cowboys keeping Murray

Money, overall help for the team trumped Cowboys keeping Murray

As much as the Dallas Cowboys wanted to keep running back DeMarco Murray, their desire to get better as a football team was far greater.

ETX man charged with intoxicated manslaughter in alleged racing crash

An East Texas man involved in an alleged drunken racing crash has been arrested on multiple manslaughter charges.

New Wusthof knife debuts at Sweet Gourmet

Wusthof is adding a new knife to its collection. Their Executive Chef will be at Sweet Gourmet in Tyler, Texas on March 26, 2015 to show how the knife works. John Abler stopped by KETK to chat about the event.
ETX convicted felons arrested after reports of gang fights, shots fired

ETX convicted felons arrested after reports of gang fights, shots fired

 Multiple reports of a gang fight and gunfire at West End Park on West Rusk Street set the stage for a busy Wednesday night for the Marshall Police Department.
ETX man charged with capital murder considered fugitive after failing to appear in court

ETX man charged with capital murder considered fugitive after failing to appear in court

 An East Texas man charged with capital murder in connection with the death of his seven-month-old child is now considered a fugitive after failing to make a court appearance.

Man's best friend performs life-saving miracle

They say dogs have a sixth sense. Man's best friend can pick up on our emotions and know when we're in trouble. For one Tyler resident's canine that characteristic couldn't be any more accurate.

Worried about what?

Gallup is at it again-- this time about global warming again. They question how worried are you when it comes to global warming or what some are now calling climate change.
Beef prices rise, consumers cut back

Beef prices rise, consumers cut back

"We've got a pretty good run on things right now and we've got some optimism in the market," Billy Easter from the Wichita Livestock said. At the Wichita Livestock sale, spirits are high, and so are the prices.
'Champions 4 Light' — Top coaches come together for benefit volleyball clinic

'Champions 4 Light' — Top coaches come together for benefit volleyball clinic

 By teaching the game they love to young girls in East Texas, five college and high school volleyball coaches plan to show another group of East Texas girls how much they are loved.

Fallen ETX firefighter receives special honor

A fallen Jackson Heights volunteer firefighter received a special honor at the state capitol on Wednesday. Jalen Smith was added to the Texas Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Austin.

'Tough by Nature', new TMA exhibit

'Tough by Nature' opens on March 29, 2015, at the Tyler Museum of Art. It features portraits of cowgirls and ranch women of the American West.
University of Phoenix has lost half its students

University of Phoenix has lost half its students

 The University of Phoenix probably wishes the students were just cutting class. But many aren't even enrolled anymore.