Officer suspended after pointing rifle at Ferguson protester

Officer suspended after pointing rifle at Ferguson protester

A police officer from St. Ann, Missouri, has been relieved of duty and suspended indefinitely after pointing an assault rifle at a protester, in Ferguson, the St. Louis County Police Department said in a statement.

East Texans raise concerns about Smith County Commissioner's budget

Some concerned East Texans reached out to KETK to express their frustrations with the way the Smith County Commissioners are handling their budget.
East Texas representative calls for hold on Azleway charter revocation

East Texas representative calls for hold on Azleway charter revocation

An East Texas representative is calling for the halt of a judge's decision that upheld the revocation of Azleway's Charter School's charter.
California man donates 125th gallon of blood

California man donates 125th gallon of blood

A Pacific Beach man received a celebration at the San Diego Blood Bank Tuesday for nearly 40 years of donations. Bob Fisher's chair was decorated with balloons and a sign that read, "125 gallons!"
NM teen struck by lightning at football practice

NM teen struck by lightning at football practice

A 13-year-old Las Cruces boy will be transferred to a burn center following a lightning strike during 8th grade football practice at Picacho Middle School, according to police.
Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List announced

Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List announced

The second annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List was announced today at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce East Texas Kickoff Luncheon.

Father of 'affluenza' teen arrested for impersonating police

A Texas dad is accused of impersonating a police officer and his name may sound familiar.
Dallas Cowboys named most valuable NFL franchise

Dallas Cowboys named most valuable NFL franchise

The Dallas Cowboys are once again the most valuable franchise in the NFL. 
Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination.
Gunman holds up ETX store clerk at gunpoint

Gunman holds up ETX store clerk at gunpoint

The Nacogodoches Police Department is investigating an armed robbery occurring at a local business Tuesday night.
U.S. says American journalist execution video is real

U.S. says American journalist execution video is real

A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq.
ETX cattle company owner arrested for second time this year

ETX cattle company owner arrested for second time this year

The owner of an East Texas cattle company was arrested Monday for the second time this year on a similar crime.
Tyler man killed in HWY 31 wreck identified

Tyler man killed in HWY 31 wreck identified

According to state troopers, a Tyler man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck near Kilgore Tuesday night.
Robber pepper sprays woman leaving Tyler business

Robber pepper sprays woman leaving Tyler business

The Tyler Police Department is looking for a robber who sprayed mace at a local employee leaving her job early Wednesday morning.
Strikes, counter strikes resume between Israel and Hamas after talks fail

Strikes, counter strikes resume between Israel and Hamas after talks fail

Strikes and counter strikes between Israel and Hamas resumed as talks aimed at agreeing to a longer-term truce fell apart.