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TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 25, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 25, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Monday, August 25, 2014: 9:00 am to 10:00 am 4100 Paluxy. 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm 2000 S. Beckham. 

Employee at Whataburger near UT diagnosed with hepatitis

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an employee at a Whataburger near the University of Texas at Austin was diagnosed with the hepatitis A virus, according to Austin health officials.

Community took ice bucket challenge as a group

Hundreds of East Texans gathered in Whitehouse Sunday afternoon in support of David Baskin. The East Texan has ALS. His wife, Keri, said she was thankful for the new ice bucket challenge trend.
Shreveport's Scott Baker helps Rangers avoid sweep

Shreveport's Scott Baker helps Rangers avoid sweep

The 32-year-old right-hander held the Kansas City Royals to five hits in five innings, and Texas took the finale of a three-game set 3-1.

Minor rollover on I-20

There was a minor rollover on the I-20 Sunday morning. A father and son were headed toward Dallas, but their day did not quite go as planned. 
The Zone: Return to Glory of East Texas football

The Zone: Return to Glory of East Texas football

Thanks to the Carthage Bulldogs, East Texas got its mojo back in 2013.
Cowboys offense struggles in loss to Dolphins

Cowboys offense struggles in loss to Dolphins

It’s a good thing the Cowboys still have 14 days until the start of the regular season, if Saturday’s 25-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins is any indication.
Tom Savage lets down guard after Texans’ comeback win

Tom Savage lets down guard after Texans’ comeback win

Of course, Tom Savage still had his helmet on when he strode into the Texans’ locker room late Saturday, following a thrilling (for the preseason) 18-17 come-from-behind victory against the Broncos at Sports Authority Field.
Two receive minor injuries in I-20 rollover

Two receive minor injuries in I-20 rollover

Two people were injured Sunday afternoon, following a rollover accident on Interstate 20. The accident happened around 11:00 p.m. near mile marker 561 on the interstate.
US Rick Perry fast facts

US Rick Perry fast facts

(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of Texas Governor Rick Perry. Personal: Birth date: March 4, 1950 Birth place: Paint Creek, Texas Birth name: James Richard Perry
Smith County crews involved in high speed motorcycle chase

Smith County crews involved in high speed motorcycle chase

Multiple Smith County crews are involved in the high speed chase of a man on a motorcycle. Details are limited, but we are told the chase began in Chapel Hill around 10:30 p.m. on Highway 64.

Shots fired at Kilgore firefighters, Chief calls Marshal a 'hero'

What started off as a routine call for Kilgore firefighters early Saturday morning, quickly escalated into a shootout. Assistant Fire Chief Michael Simmons says around 1 a.m.
Roadways now open following vehicle fire in Kilgore

Roadways now open following vehicle fire in Kilgore

Kilgore Police and Firefighters have cleared the scene of a reported vehicle fire near US 259. The department says the fire began before 8:45 p.m. on FM 1249 just east of US 259.
Experimental SpaceX rocket self-detonates over Texas

Experimental SpaceX rocket self-detonates over Texas

A rung on the long ladder to Mars broke Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in a midair ball of fire.
One person hospitalized following car fire in Longview

One person hospitalized following car fire in Longview

One person was taken to the hospital this afternoon, following a car fire in Longview. The fire sparked following a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Marshall and H G Mosley shortly before 3:30 p.m.