Rain continues tonight, could end as wintry mix Friday AM

The rain will continue again late tonight and be coming to an end by Friday afternoon. Yesterday, I mentioned that we could have a chance of seeing some wintry weather (mainly in the form of wet snow flakes).

Future of animals at Klein Animal Shelter looks brighter

  The City of Tyler announced Thursday evening that they will end their contract with the Klein Animal Shelter in Jacksonville, and keep their animal control operations within the city. 

Kilgore man charged with murder in Rusk County fire

A Kilgore man is in the Rusk County jail after being charged with murder. A Rusk County house fire leaving one man dead became more than just an accident. Sheriff Jeff Price released this information.
Tom Brady weighs in on 'Deflategate': 'I didn't alter the ball'

Tom Brady weighs in on 'Deflategate': 'I didn't alter the ball'

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Thursday he didn't deflate footballs at Sunday's AFC championship game. "I didn't alter the ball in any way," Brady told reporters.

Community leaders discuss 'Tiny House Project' idea

A Longview organization, Bridges Out Of Poverty held a meeting Thursday to discuss the promotion of Poverty Awareness month. During the meeting, The Tiny House Project was introduced. This plan consists of 300-400 square ft.

City aims to re-open former Jacksonville animal shelter within month

The city of Jacksonville is planning to re-open a former shelter following the closure of Klein Animal Shelter last week.
Tyler Emergency Animal Advisory Board meets

Tyler Emergency Animal Advisory Board meets

The Tyler Emergency Animal Advisory Board met Thursday afternoon to discuss the recent events involving the Klein Animal Shelter.
Rusk County jury sends copper thief to prison for 2 years

Rusk County jury sends copper thief to prison for 2 years

A Mt. Enterprise man will spend the next two years behind bars after he was convicted of stealing copper from a local business.
3 ETX communities awarded grants for local development

3 ETX communities awarded grants for local development

Three East Texas communities have been awarded grants to develop parks within their communities.

Tyler fraud case investigation leads to overseas origin

A local credit card fraud case has lead Tyler Police Investigators to an international fraud scheme linked to Russia.

ACLU attorney files paperwork to halt execution of ETX man convicted of murder

An American Civil Liberties Union attorney has filed paperwork to halt the execution of an East Texas man convicted of murder.
Texas Wesleyan University awarded former ETX college endowment funds

Texas Wesleyan University awarded former ETX college endowment funds

Texas Wesleyan University has been awarded $1.24 million for need-based scholarships by the state of Texas.

2 sex offenders with ETX ties among 3 fugitives wanted by DPS, reward offered

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added one fugitive and two sex offenders to the Texas 10 Most Wanted lists.
Former deputy killed in Henderson Co. crash

Former deputy killed in Henderson Co. crash

A former Henderson County Deputy was killed Wednesday in a head-on collision near Athens.

Texas Border Patrol agent fired upon, shoots back killing smuggler

A split second decision on the border ends with an illegal immigrant dead and a Border Patrol agent on administrative leave.