Family violence on the rise in Rusk County

Family violence on the rise in Rusk County

Rusk County is seeing an increase in family violence cases. Judge Joe Sorrells says he's seen four family violence cases in his courtroom already this week, a much higher number than usual.
Defiant Rick Perry at courthouse: 'We will prevail'

Defiant Rick Perry at courthouse: 'We will prevail'

A defiant Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, was booked on Tuesday on two felony charges related to his handling of a local political controversy.

Religion helps elderly with depression

Faith has pulled many people out of dark times, which is why it came as no surprise to us that a new study shows religion battles depression, especially within the elderly community.

Local college band breaking the silence after 10 years

After 10 years of silence, the Jarvis Christian College band returns loud and clear.
Son aspires to be like fallen Texas game warden

Son aspires to be like fallen Texas game warden

A fallen Texas Game Warden's son has touched many across the state after authorities posted a picture from his first day of school. The sign reads: "2nd Grade, Tuesday, Aug.

Judge upholds revocation of Tyler school's charter

A Texas judge upheld the revocation of an East Texas school's charter Tuesday morning.
Authorities seek identification of UT-Tyler vandals

Authorities seek identification of UT-Tyler vandals

UT-Tyler officials are asking for the public's help identifying three people who vandalized several building on campus.
Man dead after officer-involved shooting in St. Louis

Man dead after officer-involved shooting in St. Louis

St. Louis police shot and killed a young African-American man Tuesday after authorities say he brandished a knife.
Former Gilmer pastor, sex offender loses 6 life sentences appeal

Former Gilmer pastor, sex offender loses 6 life sentences appeal

A former Gilmer pastor who was found guilty on several child sex charges had his appeal denied Tuesday by the Sixth Appellate District Court in Texarkana. Hugo Fluellen is currently serving six life sentences without parole.

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.