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Smith County Sheriff's office looking for knife-wielding robber

The Smith County Sheriff's office is investigating a convenience store robbery that occurred around 12:05 a.m. on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
Gaza truce shaken by reports of new rocket fire into Israel

Gaza truce shaken by reports of new rocket fire into Israel

New rockets were fired into Israel from Gaza, Israel's military said Tuesday, hours after a truce in the conflict was extended until the end of the day as Palestinian and Israeli negotiators struggled to reach a more lasting agreement.
Ebola death toll rises to 1,229, WHO says

Ebola death toll rises to 1,229, WHO says

The number of deaths from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has climbed to 1,229, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
'This has to stop': 31 arrested after fresh confrontation in Ferguson

'This has to stop': 31 arrested after fresh confrontation in Ferguson

More violence. More tear gas. No answers.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 19, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 19, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Monday, August 19, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 1900 S. Beckham. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 2300 Frankston Hwy. 

Ebola outbreak delays 'Mercy Ships' aid to Africa

The Ebola crisis in Africa is now delaying aid the world's largest civilian hospital ship, but Mercy Ships is still committed to the region.
Marine's pregnant wife found dead in mine shaft

Marine's pregnant wife found dead in mine shaft

The body of a missing pregnant wife of a Marine based in California was found over the weekend and her former neighbor was arrested in connection with her death, police in San Bernardino County said.
Longview, Lufkin hospital affected in network data hack

Longview, Lufkin hospital affected in network data hack

Editor's Note: A statement from Longview Regional Medical Center and Lufkin Regional Medical Center can be found at the bottom of this report.

UT Tyler creates online degree geared toward working adults

The University of Texas at Tyler has created a new bachelor’s degree with the working adult in mind.

'Pink Heals' brings smiles to East Texans battling cancer

There are some moments in life that leave you smiling from ear to ear. The "Pink Heals" project strives to create these moments for cancer patients and survivors. 
WHOA! Family catches 1,000 pound record gator

WHOA! Family catches 1,000 pound record gator

Some hunters in Alabama are celebrating one massive catch!

Teachers spend hundreds on classroom preparation

Every summer, teachers are expected to furnish their classrooms for the upcoming school year. According to a survey by the National School Supply and Equipment Association, teachers spent an average of $500 on school materials last year.
'Conflict of interest' could be reason Kilgore College board president resigned

'Conflict of interest' could be reason Kilgore College board president resigned

Last week, the president of the Kilgore College Board of Trustees resigned, citing health issues. But not everyone on the board is convinced that's the only reason Charlie Hale left his post.
Authorities looking for missing ETX girl

Authorities looking for missing ETX girl

Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating a missing East Texas girl.