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Local police seeking identity of man who entered women's bathroom for lewd purpopse

Local police seeking identity of man who entered women's bathroom for lewd purpopse

The Kilgore Police Department is seeking the assistance of the commuinity in identifying a man who, earlier this month, entered a public women’s restroom for a lewd purpose.
3 senior Hamas military leaders killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza

3 senior Hamas military leaders killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza

An Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza overnight killed three high-ranking members of Hamas' military wing, the Qassam Brigades, the militant group said Thursday. Seven civilians were also killed.
Report: James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

Report: James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

The captors of American journalist James Foley originally demanded a ransom of 100 million euros ($132.5 million), the chief executive of a news website he worked for told The Wall Street Journal.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 21, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 21, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Thursday, August 21, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 3300 Hwy. 69 N. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 1400 E. Grande Stick with KETK for more enforcement areas as they are posted. 
LIST: State Fair of Texas announces food finalists

LIST: State Fair of Texas announces food finalists

Many folks are salivating, dreaming about all the unhealthy fried concoctions making their way to this year's State Fair. In previous years, everything from Fried Coke, to Fried Twinkies made the list of things to try.

East Texan earns 'Wright Brothers Master Pilot' award

Lou Thomas has spent the last 53 years with his head in the clouds, flying airplanes.
Girl suspended after saying 'bless you'

Girl suspended after saying 'bless you'

A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.

TASCA offers exercise classes for senior citizens

TASCA offers senior citizens a variety of activities and workout classes every week. A full body exercise class is offered Wednesday and Friday mornings for one hour. Charretta Jeffers is the fitness trainer.

Police are reminding drivers to 'Move Over' to save lives

Several hundred officers have lost their lives after being hit by cars that were too close to them during traffic stops or working accidents.

Local Boys and Girls club making national history

Boys & Girls Clubs of America began in 1860 with three women in Hartford, Connecticut, and now there are around 4,000 clubs across the U.S.
Wisconsin man arrested for drug, money trafficking in ETX

Wisconsin man arrested for drug, money trafficking in ETX

A 40-year-old man from Milwaukee, Wisconsin has been arrested for federal drug and money trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.
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!"