SPECIAL REPORTS

Dogs of War: East Texan trains America's elite K-9s

KETK traveled to rural Delta County, about a 90 minute drive north of Tyler to meet Mike Ritland: a retired Navy SEAL with a love of country and a passion for a very unique animal.

Extended warranties...yes or no?

Whatever you buy these days, there are always extras being offered. In a lot of cases, one of them is a so-called extended warranty. But should you take the bait.

"Untreated", future of mental health

Special Report on KETK: "Untreated" Mental illness and disorders are a part of life which gets lack of attention.

The Rise & Fall of the House of Israel

It was Easter Sunday 1977, in Winnipeg, Alberta, Canada. When--- then 28-year-old Robert Nicholas Fotti was involved in an accident that left a father and his son--- dead. Fotti was convicted of dangerous driving.

Chaplains support East Texas businesses; Atheists say keep prayer out of workplace

For the past 27 years, Marketplace Ministries has provided nearly 600 companies across the world--- extra support. The support comes in the form of a Chaplain.

No Strings Attached

Hand fishing has only been legal for a short time in Texas. But the popularity of this once illegal activity is really taking off.

Texas Truck War

The pickup truck may be the ultimate practical machine. The reason is obvious. If you have something big, bulky or heavy to haul…this is the way to do it.

SPECIAL REPORT: Digital Distraction

July 5, 2008 was just another day to many people, but for Michael Wheeler it was a day he will never forget.

Park Extinction

It all began with the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

Underground Epidemic

Recently in San Antonio, the head of the Department of Public Safety announced the number one threat to Texas' security were mexican drug cartels.

Calling from God

Tucked away in a residential neighborhood in Marshall, you will find "The Daughters of Divine Hope;” a religious community for women who are "discerning a call to consecrated life."

SPECIAL REPORT: CSCOPE, a classroom controversy

It wasn't difficult to find people with an opinion on CSCOPE. After posting on our Facebook page requesting interviewees on the topic, we received plenty of fiery replies.

SPECIAL REPORT: Enslaved in Texas

"We dated for a couple weeks he told me he was going to take me out of state to meet his parents."

East Texas man's final hours on death row

"Our system is going through a punishment that these guys deserve, that's the only closure that I'm going to be getting, once the second execution is taken place," says Nikki Daniels, Survivor.

SPECIAL REPORT: "D.I.Y. Survival"

This day in age,  just about anything we need can be bought. But more and more people lately are deciding to do things on their own, instead.  Take Lois Hutson, for example.