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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 1:30pm
Bid in Senate to overturn Hobby Lobby decision fails

Bid in Senate to overturn Hobby Lobby decision fails

A Democratic bill to overturn the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, which allows some companies to refuse insurance coverage for contraceptives because of religious objections, failed to advance in the Senate on Wednesday.

8 unattended bodies found at Texas funeral home

Texas police are investigating after a morbid discovery. They found eight bodies -- one of them of a baby -- in a funeral home that had been forced to close.
E. Texas woman gets 18 years for ricin letters sent to Obama

E. Texas woman gets 18 years for ricin letters sent to Obama

A 35-year-old New Boston, Texas woman has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison on a biological weapons charge in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M.
Police: DNA connects man to ETX burglary

Police: DNA connects man to ETX burglary

Authorities have arrested one person in connection to an Independence day burglary in Houston County.
East Texans arrested for money laundering, drug trafficking

East Texans arrested for money laundering, drug trafficking

U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced Wednesday that six individuals have been arrested following a lengthy investigation into illegal gambling, money laundering and drug trafficking in the Eastern District of Texas.
Tyler PD secures warrants, identifies suspects in June armed robberies

Tyler PD secures warrants, identifies suspects in June armed robberies

UPDATE: Tyler investigators have identified and secured warrants for the suspects responsible for the Aggravated Robberies that occurred on June 22, 2014 in Tyler.
Not in my backyard: Communities protest surge of immigrant kids

Not in my backyard: Communities protest surge of immigrant kids

In places such as Murrieta, California, and Oracle, Arizona, the message is clear: Thousands of immigrant children fleeing Central America are unwelcome in Small Town U.S.A.
Seaplane almost lands on whale

Seaplane almost lands on whale

Wise men say to look before you leap. In Alaska, it's advisable to look before you land. That's because, in Alaska, where seaplanes are common, you just might land on a whale.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 16, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 16, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 9500 S. Broadway.  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 3400 Mineola Hwy. 

Fostering change

Thousands of kids go through the foster care system every year and a lot of them are scarred with lifelong issues either from abuse, neglect or abandonment.

Crockett detention center will not house illegal immigrants, says ownership

KETK told you about the rumor that had the city of Crockett in an uproar. There was talk that illegal immigrants could potentially be held in the Davy Crockett Juvenile Detention Center in that city.
Growing protests over where to shelter immigrant children hits Arizona

Growing protests over where to shelter immigrant children hits Arizona

A trumpeter played a Mariachi-style "Star-Spangled Banner" as protesters sparred around him in an Arizona city that's become the latest flashpoint in the national immigration debate.
Mother in toddler's hot car death wants privacy to grieve

Mother in toddler's hot car death wants privacy to grieve

The mother whose toddler died in a hot car near Atlanta last month says she finds comfort in faith but struggles to get through each day.

Swimming alert: summer time, peak for brain-eating parasite to lurk in East Texas lakes

A brain-eating amoeba that lurks in fresh water has prompted warnings from Kansas officials, and other Health officials across the country; especially the south after it killed a 9-year-old girl.

Reasons to fill your gas tank

Many of us are guilty of waiting to fill up our gas tank until it is below empty. Mechanics say we need to break the habit. The best time to fill up your tank is when you hit the quarter tank mark.