News Alert

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 12:24pm

Friends say Dr. Petty leaves behind legacy of adventure, friendship

The Coast Guard has ended its search for missing Longview chiropractor Dr. John Petty, they say they believe Dr. Petty was attacked by sharks.

Kids struggling with sleep apnea, therapy is helping one child with night terrors

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that occurs when a persons sleep is interrupted by their breathing being paused. In many cases sleep apnea goes undiagnosed and it's very common among children.

Kilgore College renovating Laird Memorial Hospital for new facility

For ten years, the laird memorial hospital in Kilgore has been closed, but work is currently underway to turn it into a functional facility for the Kilgore College health sciences department.

Low cost microchipping and vaccinations being offered by SPCA

The SPCA of East Texas is hosting two clinics this week for pet owners. This Friday and Saturday the SPCA is hold a low cost Vaccination and Microchip Clinic. SPCA Officials told us its important to both vaccinate and microchip your pet.
1 arrested in connection with Troup shooting

1 arrested in connection with Troup shooting

Deputies arrested one person in connection with last weekend's shooting near the city of Troup.
Updated Weather Talk: Rain threat primarily for southern counties tonight, rain out by Friday late AM

Updated Weather Talk: Rain threat primarily for southern counties tonight, rain out by Friday late AM

Thursday 7PM Update Rain threat looks to be better for our southern areas tonight. Radar trends have shown an increase in activity over Deep East Texas while our northern areas are showing little to no rain.
Smith Co. sheriff warns of jury duty scam

Smith Co. sheriff warns of jury duty scam

In January, February, and June of this year, reports were released to the public about a jury duty scam taking place.
Authorities attempting to identify Gregg Co. thief

Authorities attempting to identify Gregg Co. thief

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a man believed to be involved in a recent theft.
Bid in Senate to overturn Hobby Lobby decision fails

Bid in Senate to overturn Hobby Lobby decision fails

A Democratic bill to overturn the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, which allows some companies to refuse insurance coverage for contraceptives because of religious objections, failed to advance in the Senate on Wednesday.

8 unattended bodies found at Texas funeral home

Texas police are investigating after a morbid discovery. They found eight bodies -- one of them of a baby -- in a funeral home that had been forced to close.
E. Texas woman gets 18 years for ricin letters sent to Obama

E. Texas woman gets 18 years for ricin letters sent to Obama

A 35-year-old New Boston, Texas woman has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison on a biological weapons charge in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M.
Police: DNA connects man to ETX burglary

Police: DNA connects man to ETX burglary

Authorities have arrested one person in connection to an Independence day burglary in Houston County.
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.
Not in my backyard: Communities protest surge of immigrant kids

Not in my backyard: Communities protest surge of immigrant kids

In places such as Murrieta, California, and Oracle, Arizona, the message is clear: Thousands of immigrant children fleeing Central America are unwelcome in Small Town U.S.A.