Viral Video: Father makes plea from daughter's gravesite

An Arkansas father's message given from his daughter's grave site has gone viral. In the video. Rick Ellis tell how his daughter was killed four years to the day by a drunken driver, her mother.

VOTE: Tylerite's team vying for final spot on 'America's Got Talent'

East Texas was represented on the Today show Wednesday morning. Joe Parks, of Tyler, showcased his latest domino collapsing masterpiece on "Today's Got Talent."
GM recalls 718,000 more vehicles

GM recalls 718,000 more vehicles

In a year clogged with a record number of recalls, General Motors had gone three weeks without any new ones.
Burning cross found in front yard of Tennessee church

Burning cross found in front yard of Tennessee church

Someone burned a cross in the front yard of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksville, but the congregation isn't dwelling on what happened.
Kaufman County bans housing border children

Kaufman County bans housing border children

Kaufman County has refused to house the undocumented children who have crossed the border.
Gladewater man accused of sending explicit videos to minor

Gladewater man accused of sending explicit videos to minor

Gladewater man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of solicitation of a minor. Cody Jacob Richardson, 19, is being held in Gregg County Jail on $150,000 bond after a warrant was issued for his arrest, according to jail records.
Research: Spanking, other corporal punishment traumatizes kids' brains

Research: Spanking, other corporal punishment traumatizes kids' brains

How to discipline the next generation is a hotly debated topic. In 2012, a national survey showed more than half of women and three-quarters of men in the United States believe a child sometimes needs a "good hard spanking."

Dramatic Video: Border Patrol shootout with alleged gang member

It was a terrifying situation in a Texas border town as authorities exchanged gunfire with a murder suspect.
Sheriff: Major ETX drug trafficker arrested, 2.5 kilos of meth seized

Sheriff: Major ETX drug trafficker arrested, 2.5 kilos of meth seized

The Henderson County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday the arrested of  a man and his associate who had allegedly been selling drugs in the area for more than a decade.
Former Loggins CEO sentenced to prison, ordered to repay $2.7M

Former Loggins CEO sentenced to prison, ordered to repay $2.7M

The former president and CEO of a prominent Tyler business was sentenced to prison Tuesday for providing fraudulent loan applications.
ETX native, former Dallas Cowboys champion dies at 64

ETX native, former Dallas Cowboys champion dies at 64

An East Texas native and former Dallas Cowboy died Tuesday at the age of 64.
47 dead, 11 injured in Taiwan plane crash

47 dead, 11 injured in Taiwan plane crash

Forty-seven people were killed and 11 were injured in Wednesday's plane crash on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands, Taiwan's Central News Agency reported. CNA cited Taiwanese Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang-shih.
Closing the Tab

Closing the Tab

Voters in May of 2012 put an end to prohibition in Tyler and other parts of Smith County and the sale of beer and wine in grocery stores and gas stations has impacted tax revenue in a major way but, it has also impacted the economy in surroundi
No peace between Israel and Gaza, as diplomats rush in

No peace between Israel and Gaza, as diplomats rush in

Washington's top diplomat landed in Israel on Wednesday on an urgent mission from his boss -- to push for an "immediate cessation of hostilities."
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash: First set of bodies en route to the Netherlands

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash: First set of bodies en route to the Netherlands

After spending days exposed to the elements on a Ukrainian field and then inside a refrigerated train, the first group of victims from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is one step closer to home.