East Texas Fair is in full swing

The fair is back and ready to entertain East Texas. There is something for everyone at the family event. Most kids said they were excited for the rides, but an East Texas fair survey shows food is the biggest draw for the crowd.
Crews on scene of house fire in Tyler

Crews on scene of house fire in Tyler

Multiple crews are on scene of a reported house fire in Tyler. The fire sparked around 8:45 Sunday evening at a house in the 1700 block of Ridgeview Dr.

Texas Rose Horse Park 'Dressage' competition: Ballet for horses

Galloping, trotting, and jumping. For those who compete in horse shows, the sport of Dressage is so much more. It's the most artistic competition in the horse arena; known as ballet for horses. 
Climate protesters to 'flood' Wall Street on Monday

Climate protesters to 'flood' Wall Street on Monday

Hundreds of environmental activists plan to "flood" Wall Street on Monday to protest the role Big Business plays in climate change.
Former Gov. Rowland found guilty of 7 federal conspiracy charges

Former Gov. Rowland found guilty of 7 federal conspiracy charges

Former Gov. John Rowland was found guilty on all seven counts of federal conspiracy charges Friday afternoon.
Firefighter dies after Ice Bucket Challenge accident

Firefighter dies after Ice Bucket Challenge accident

A Kentucky firefighter has died, weeks after participating in an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that went horribly wrong.
ETX man arrested for alleged theft of local grocery store

ETX man arrested for alleged theft of local grocery store

A Lufkin man was arrested Saturday for stealing from a local grocery store. Lufkin Police arrested Donald Loving, 62, just before 7:00 p.m. at a Brookshire Brothers in the 800 block of North Timberland Drive.
GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

Add 205,309 more cars to General Motors' recall tally. On Saturday, the automaker announced it was recalling Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impalas because of a problem with the electronic parking brake arm in some vehicles.

Mike's hike for heroes takes him through East Texas

Just before noon on Saturday, on Highway 80 in White Oak, two men were walking on the side of the road. One of those men, is Mike Viti, a man who had that point had been hiking for nearly 150 days, and more than 3,000 miles.

Deserving kids get the ride of a lifetime

Some deserving East Texas kids got the ride of a lifetime Saturday. Flying Vikings is an organization that gives free plane rides to chronically ill and disabled children.
Crews on scene of house fire in Smith County

Crews on scene of house fire in Smith County

Multiple Smith County fire crews are on scene of a house fire. The fire sparked around 6:30 Saturday evening in the 170 block of County Road 238.
'Peace of Mind' conference draws hundreds to confront mental illness

'Peace of Mind' conference draws hundreds to confront mental illness

Mental illness is a disease affecting nearly 25 percent of Americans. Within the Tyler community this means 25,000 people are coping with this struggle.
2nd security incident at White House in 2 days

2nd security incident at White House in 2 days

In the second security incident at the White House in as many days, an individual failed to stop at the entrance to the White House complex while driving his vehicle, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.
Tyler man arrested following robbery and assault at gas station

Tyler man arrested following robbery and assault at gas station

A Tyler man is now behind bars after police say he robbed a gas station, and assaulted the store clerk.
Searching for the answer: Can the world stop Ebola?

Searching for the answer: Can the world stop Ebola?

As I stood in the sweltering heat outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta earlier this week, President Barack Obama whispered in my ear.