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.

East Texas teen advocates for cystic fibrosis

30,000 people in the U.S. are living with cystic fibrosis. It is a life-threatening genetic disease that affects the lung and digestive system. One of the thousands battling the disease is 12-year-old Maci.

Air conditioning thefts on the rise

Air conditioning units are in high demand when temperatures get warmer. Homeowners need them, and criminals want them.

Early signs of alzheimer's can be seen in your eyes and nose

New research shows early alzheimer's signs can be detected earlier by a few simple tests. It's proven: there's no cure for the disease, but research shows early signs of it can show up in your eyes and nose.
Authorities warn of fake 20s passed in East Texas

Authorities warn of fake 20s passed in East Texas

Authorities are warning the public to be aware of man passing fake $20 bills in East Texas.

Texas children rescued from hot car while mom gets hair done

Some brave shoppers jumped into action-- smashing open a car after spotting children inside. It happened Monday in Katy, Texas, as temperatures hovered above 90 degrees. The rescue was caught on camera.

Immigrants posing as 'fake families' to stay in the U.S.

The influx of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the border may be triggering yet another problem for Border Patrol agents--fake family units.
ETX man accused of lumber attack, forcing child to ingest meth

ETX man accused of lumber attack, forcing child to ingest meth

An East Texas man was arrested over the weekend after police learned he allegedly attacked several people with a piece of lumber and forced a child to ingest methamphetamine.

Caught on Cam: Authorities looking for Lufkin mail thief

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin wants your help identifying a man who was recently caught on camer stealing mail.