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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

VIDEO: Ebola patient Nina Pham speaks from hospital bed before being flown to MD

"I love you." That's what Nina Pham said to her doctors in her hospital room. Pham left Dallas on Thursday for Maryland to get treatment for Ebola.
President Obama names former VP chief of staff as Ebola czar

President Obama names former VP chief of staff as Ebola czar

President Barack Obama has named Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to two Democratic vice presidents, as the country's Ebola czar.
Man arrested for allegedly performing sexual acts with toy at department store

Man arrested for allegedly performing sexual acts with toy at department store

A Florida man is behind bars after he allegedly performed sexual acts with a toy at a department store.
GCSO seeking identities of men who burglarized local convenience store

GCSO seeking identities of men who burglarized local convenience store

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office is asking for the assistance of the public in identifying four men who broke into a convenience store last week.
CDC expands passenger notification for those who flew with Ebola-positive patient

CDC expands passenger notification for those who flew with Ebola-positive patient

Based on additional information obtained during interviews of close contacts to the second healthcare worker, identified aqs Amber Vinson, from Texas Presbyterian Hospital who tested positive for Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and
Dallas lab worker who handled Ebola patient's specimens quarantined on cruise ship

Dallas lab worker who handled Ebola patient's specimens quarantined on cruise ship

A Dallas hospital laboratory worker has been quarantined on a cruise ship after it was revealed they had handled the specimens of now deceased Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan.
10-year-old shooter: 'I want to be an inspiration'

10-year-old shooter: 'I want to be an inspiration'

She picks up the custom handgun painted in her favorite colors, purple and black.
Ebola VS. Flu symptoms

Ebola VS. Flu symptoms

The news of Ebola reaching our shores has coincided with our annual flu season. That leaves many asking, can we tell the difference between the symptoms?

Henderson rodeo riding into town

The Rusk County Youth Expo center will play host to the Rusk County PRCA rodeo for a triple-day event. The event kicks off Thursday at 7:30 and is free to spectators thanks to a sponsorship with Bar None Cowboy Church.

Congressman Louie Gohmert speaks at TJC

Congressman Louie Gohmert spoke to students and university officials at Tyler Junior College about The Declaration of Independence and it's influence on society today.
2 killed in motorcycle involved crash on Hwy 69, says DPS

2 killed in motorcycle involved crash on Hwy 69, says DPS

Two people were killed Thursday afternoon following a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Highway 69 south.
Driver ticketed for hitting Longview overpass with forklift

Driver ticketed for hitting Longview overpass with forklift

The driver of a truck hauling a forklift was ticketed Thursday after he struck the I-20 bridge overpass on South Eastman Road.

KETK’s official winter weather outlook

With our weather remaining nice and quiet into next week, I thought I take time to go into further detail about our weather team’s thoughts on this upcoming winter.
State confirms first case of West Nile in Smith Co. for 2014

State confirms first case of West Nile in Smith Co. for 2014

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed a case of West Nile virus in Smith County.
From a bridal shop to an Ebola ward: Who is Amber Vinson?

From a bridal shop to an Ebola ward: Who is Amber Vinson?

 Over the weekend, Amber Vinson was in Ohio to plan her wedding. Today, the 29-year-old nurse is hospitalized in Atlanta, fighting the Ebola virus. What a difference a few days can make.