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Lewis Jones is an accused child predator wanted in Panola and Rusk counties. Lewis Jones is an accused child predator wanted in Panola and Rusk counties.

UPDATE: Suspected sex violator accused of exposing himself in Kilgore

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UPDATE: KILGORE (KYTX) -- A man accused of aggravated sexual assault of a child, is now suspected of exposing himself at a Dollar General store Thursday night. More>>

Grandfather drenches infant in Ice Bucket Challenge

A 10-month-old was doused with ice water when her grandfather did the Ice Bucket Challenge above her, and her father is angry. More>>

Three milliion flee civil war in Syria

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GENEVA (CBS) -- The civil war in Syria has forced a record 3 million people out of the country as more than a million people fled in the past year, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday.The tragic milestone means that about one of every eight Syrians has fled across the border, and 6.5 million others have been displaced within Syria since the conflict began in March 2011, the Geneva-based agency said.
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Federal judge strikes down Texas abortion regulation

An abortion procedure room at the Whole Woman's Health ambulatory surgical center in San Antonio. An abortion procedure room at the Whole Woman's Health ambulatory surgical center in San Antonio.
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(TEXAS TRIBUNE) -- A federal judge on Friday struck down new requirements for Texas abortion facilities — a decision that could have shuttered all but a few abortion clinics in the state.  More>>

One UTA student killed, another burned in Arlington garage explosion

The mother of a college student stood in the driveway of an Arlington home Friday afternoon, staring at a garage door.


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Supplier disrupts distribution of some Kraft Singles

(CBS) -- Just in time for the summer season's final barbeque, Kraft Foods has recalled nearly 8,000 cases of their classic American cheese slices. On Friday, the company announced they were taking some packages of regular "Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product" off shelves.
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Study: Junk food 'addicts' are real

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other. More>>

2 confirmed cases of West Nile reported in Fort Bend County

Two confirmed human cases of West Nile virus have been reported to Fort Bend County Health & Human Services this week.ollowin... More>>

Changes coming to parking in downtown Tyler

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TYLER (KYTX)-Changes are coming to parking downtown.The new Fair Plaza parking garage will charge one dollar per hour. Downtown meter parking will increase from 25 cents an hour to 50 cents an hour, with a two hour limit on all metered spots. New meters are also going to be installed with the option to pay by credit card. All meters run from 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. More>>

Mother who lost son in drunk driving accident begs people not to drink and drive Video included

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TYLER (KYTX)-Tammi Branch knows firsthand how drinking and driving can tear a family apart."Getting the phone call that your child has passed away in a crash is the most horrific moment any parent can ever go through," Branch said. More>>

Azleway closing, fate of school still up in the air Video included

TYLER (KYTX) - Chapel Hill ISD has approved a tentative plan to take over Azleway Charter School, if the Texas commissioner of education doesn't approve another school's request to take it over.
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Still no suspects in Thursday's fatal shooting in Longview Video included

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LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Yesterday, as Longview investigators searched this duplex for clues to the deadly shooting, officer Kristie Brian says evidence of gang activity was all around. "There is some gang activity in that area. Certainly, it was on the fence this morning, just right within 100 yards of where the homicide occurred," Brian said Thursday. Police have not released a motive or named suspects in the case.They've sifted through shell casings and bullet holes -- but investigators haven't s... More>>

Update: Calvert's motion asking for another judge denied

UPDATE: TYLER (KYTX) - Capital murder defendant James Calvert's motion to recuse 241st District Judge Skeen was denied Friday afternoon by a visiting Dallas judge. More>>

Six Flags Fiesta Texas unveils four-dimensional roller coaster

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SAN ANTONIO -- The Six Flags theme park in San Antonio is getting an intense new roller coaster.Plans have been unveiled for "Batman: The Ride" at Fiesta Texas. More>>

Greg Abbott backs out of only statewide TV debate

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DALLAS (WFAA) – Republican candidate Greg Abbott has reversed his decision to appear in the only gubernatorial debate to be broadcast statewide on television. More>>

Another country confirms case of Ebola

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(CNN) -- The West African country of Senegal has confirmed its first Ebola case one week after closing its border with Guinea over fears that the deadly outbreak could spread, the Senegalese Press Agency reported Friday. More>>

Alleged Capital One Bank robber accused of stealing more than $98,000

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TYLER (KYTX) - A suspect arrested and accused of robbing the Capital One Bank in Tyler August 11, 2014 pleaded not guilty today in federal court in Tyler. More>>

Longview man accused of setting woman on fire indicted for aggravated assault

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The Gregg County District Attorney's Office released indictments from the grand jury, which convened Wednesday and Thursday. More>>

Tyler man indicted in Longview double homicide

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A Gregg County grand jury has indicted Isaiah Christopher Roberts, the man police say killed his ex-wife and her best friend on June 15. More>>

Marshall man indicted on capital murder charge in toddler's death

Deterryon Tyrell Kelly (photo: Harrison County) Deterryon Tyrell Kelly (photo: Harrison County)
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MARSHALL (KYTX) – A Harrison County grand jury has indicted a Marshall man on a capital murder charge in connection with the death of a 21-month old child. More>>

Tyler woman falls victim to IRS Scam

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TYLER (KYTX) - Tyler Police recently took a report from a woman who was scammed out of a large sum of money after falling prey to a caller claiming to be an IRS agent.
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Former employee of an East Texas hospital pleads guilty to criminal HIPAA charges

Joshua Hippler (photo: Gregg County) Joshua Hippler (photo: Gregg County)
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TYLER, (KYTX) - A former employee of an East Texas hospital has pleaded guilty to criminal HIPAA charges in the Eastern District of Texas. More>>

Chapel Hill ISD: District OKs tentative plan to assimilate Azleway, Willow Bend

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(TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - Chapel Hill ISD approved a tentative plan to take over the operations of Azleway Charter School and Willow Bend if the Texas commissioner of education does not approve a Hill Country-based charter school's request to take over the school. More>>

Solemn remembrances set for Katrina Anniversary

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(KTBS) - A wreath-laying ceremony at a memorial in a historic New Orleans cemetery is among the memorial activities planned for the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.Julian Castro, the U.S Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, is among those scheduled to take part in the ceremony. More>>

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  • Life sentence for Dennis Bendy in P.T. Cole Park Murder case

    Life sentence for Dennis Bendy in P.T. Cole Park Murder case

    TYLER (KYTX) - A Smith County Judge has sentenced Dennis Bendy to life in prison for the shooting death of 20-year-old Briana Young who was killed in a gang-related shootout at P.T. Cole Park.More >>
    TYLER (KYTX) - A Smith County Judge has sentenced Dennis Bendy to life in prison for the shooting death of 20-year-old Briana Young who was killed in a gang-related shootout at P.T. Cole Park.More >>
  • Still no suspects in Thursday's fatal shooting in Longview

    Still no suspects in Thursday's fatal shooting in Longview

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:16:10 GMT
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Yesterday, as Longview investigators searched this duplex for clues to the deadly shooting, officer Kristie Brian says evidence of gang activity was all around. "There is some gang activity in that area. Certainly, it was on the fence this morning, just right within 100 yards of where the homicide occurred," Brian said Thursday. Police have not released a motive or named suspects in the case.They've sifted through shell casings and bullet holes -- but investigators haven't s...More >>
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Yesterday, as Longview investigators searched this duplex for clues to the deadly shooting, officer Kristie Brian says evidence of gang activity was all around. "There is some gang activity in that area. Certainly, it was on the fence this morning, just right within 100 yards of where the homicide occurred," Brian said Thursday. Police have not released a motive or named suspects in the case.They've sifted through shell casings and bullet holes -- but investigators haven't s...More >>
  • Update: Calvert's motion asking for another judge denied

    Update: Calvert's motion asking for another judge denied

    UPDATE: TYLER (KYTX) - Capital murder defendant James Calvert's motion to recuse 241st District Judge Skeen was denied Friday afternoon by a visiting Dallas judge.More >>
    UPDATE: TYLER (KYTX) - Capital murder defendant James Calvert's motion to recuse 241st District Judge Skeen was denied Friday afternoon by a visiting Dallas judge.More >>
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    The Investigators

    Here, you'll find investigative pieces from the Tyler Morning Telegraph's Kenneth Dean and CBS 19 -- The Investigators.More >>
    Here, you'll find investigative pieces from the Tyler Morning Telegraph's Kenneth Dean and CBS 19's Field Sutton -- The Investigators.More >>

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