DPS takes 'corrective action' against trooper at scene of dog's death

The Texas Department of Public Safety has taken "corrective action" against a trooper who was accused of poor conduct during an incident where an East Texas family's dog was shot and killed.
Feds: Store owner plotted to send jihadists to Syria, kill U.S. troops himself

Feds: Store owner plotted to send jihadists to Syria, kill U.S. troops himself

A man who owns an upstate New York food store funded ISIS, tried to send jihadists to Syria to fight with the terrorist group and plotted to do some killing himself -- by gunning down U.S.
Source: Joan Rivers' doctor took selfie, began biopsy before her cardiac arrest

Source: Joan Rivers' doctor took selfie, began biopsy before her cardiac arrest

The cardiac arrest leading to Joan Rivers' death happened as the comedian's personal doctor began performing a biopsy on her vocal cords, a source close to the death investigation told CNN.
Ex-husband of missing Kilgore woman to be extradited to Colorado

Ex-husband of missing Kilgore woman to be extradited to Colorado

A man who has been named of person of interest in the disappearance of a Kilgore woman will be transferred to Arapahoe County, Colorado,
Truck catches fire on Old Bullard Road

Truck catches fire on Old Bullard Road

A truck burst into flames Wednesday morning in South Tyler. The truck caught fire on Old Bullard Road right beside The Cleaning Company. KETK was first on scene and thankfully, no injuries were reported.
Battling 'crusaders': ISIS turns to glossy magazine for propaganda

Battling 'crusaders': ISIS turns to glossy magazine for propaganda

ISIS has used videos of its shocking beheadings of Western hostages to seize the world's attention, threatening the United States and its allies.
Vikings: Adrian Peterson won't play until legal issues are resolved

Vikings: Adrian Peterson won't play until legal issues are resolved

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved, the team said early Wednesday.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 17, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 17, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Wednesday, September 17, 2014: 7:00 am to 8:00 am 200 W. Front. 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm 1300 Shiloh Rd. 

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaks at UT Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler was honored to have Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speak Tuesday as part of its lecture series. Justice Thomas got a standing ovation when he walked into the Cowan Center.

200 acres of marijuana plants discovered in East Texas

It's the area's fourth pot field, discovered in eight weeks. This one, on Anna Nichols' property in Polk County. There, the Sheriff's Department found more than 21,000 marijuana plants. 
Witness talks about seeing a severed head in man's trash

Witness talks about seeing a severed head in man's trash

A Memphis man who went to police after he saw a severed head in man's backyard says it's an image he can't forget.
Funeral home offers drive-thru visitation

Funeral home offers drive-thru visitation

Most people these days lead very busy lives. That's one reason owners of a local funeral home decided to make saying your final goodbyes a little more convenient.

East Texas Arboretum trees cut to the ground, volunteers want answers

The East Texas Arboretum in Athens is a sanctuary for East Texas wildlife, but last week, an energy company demolished 100 year old trees, leaving a gaping hole in the habitat.

Gregg County debt free since 2005

Throughout east Texas cities, counties and school districts hold more than $600 million dollars in debt.

UT Tyler accepts grant to study leafcutter ants

UT Tyler now has the opportunity to collaborate with Germany, Argentina, and Uruguay in the study of leafcutter ants. The experiments are paid for by a generous grant from the National Science Foundation.