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Cat named 'Traffic Light'? It's fitting when you hear her rescue tale

When Michaela Brown heard a traffic pole meowing Wednesday afternoon she thought she might just be crazy. More>>

New Summerfield family awaits word if body found belongs to missing loved one

Missing person Javier Jimenez Missing person Javier Jimenez
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NEW SUMMERFIELD -- Jessica Jimenez is consoled by family members after learning police have found a body just days after her father was reported missing. Javier Jimenez, 44, was last seen leaving his home in New Summerfield on the morning of July 23.  More>>

Deadliest ever outbreak of Ebola virus: What you need to know

The deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record has sparked fears that the killer virus could spread from west Africa to other regions and continents. More>>

EXCLUSIVE: Jail surveillance video released shows inmates getting out of cells Video included

CBS 19 is the only station to get a hold of surveillance video of the Van Zandt County jail inmates escaping from their cells last month, when they found out how to manipulate faulty cell locks. We also got an exclusive look at the hallway and cells inside the jail where this all happened. More>>

Calif. girl, 12, set to run 7 marathons on 7 continents

Instead of playing video games inside like many girls her age, 12-year-old Blanca Ramirez wants to "go out there and make a change in the world." More>>

City opens downtown Tyler parking garage

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The City of Tyler cut the ribbon Wednesday morning on downtown Tyler's Fair Parking Garage. More>>

Indiana man wins big lottery prize twice in 3 months

You could say Robert Hamilton is a lucky guy More>>

Preliminary autopsy results returned on body found in NE Longview Video included

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According to the Gregg County Sheriff's Office, foul play is not suspected, but Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace B.H. Jameson ordered the autopsy. More>>

GOP-led House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama. More>>

First responders bond with ETX summer campers Video included

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It was public safety appreciation day at the Tyler Boys and Girls Club. More>>

Lufkin serial killer's appeal moves forward

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Attorneys for Kimberly Clark Saenz and the State of Texas have filed competing briefs in Saenz' case before the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. More>>

MH17 crash site: Dangers delay investigators; Ukraine warns of mines

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Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) -- Twelve days after MH17 was blown out of the sky, pieces of the plane remain here, but for days investigators haven't been able to reach the site. On Wednesday, efforts to get to the bottom of the deadly crash hit another roadblock, as Ukrainian officials warned of possible landmines near the site. More>>

Dallas Man Sentenced for Bank Fraud

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SHERMAN (KYTX) – A 51-year-old Dallas real estate recruiter has been sentenced to federal prison for bank fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. More>>

Update: Law officers investigating body found on Cherokee Co. property

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CHEROKEE COUNTY (KYTX) ) – The Texas Rangers and Cherokee County Sheriff deputies are investigating a body discovered on property near New Summerfield. More>>

House approves bill to overhaul VA

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(CNN) -- The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $16 billion bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. More>>

Dallas Co. Commissioner arrested by FBI, others in custody

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(KHOU)- DALLAS FBI agents on Friday arrested Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price and unsealed a criminal indictment naming three other co-defendants, ushering in a new chapter in what is arguably the most high-profile public corruption investigation in Dallas history. More>>

Texans petition Greg Abbott for marriage equality

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AUSTIN (KHOU) -- Same-sex couples and supporters of same-sex marriage in Texas are petitioning the Texas attorney general for marriage equality. More>>

UPDATE: East Texas Attorney Facing Murder Charges

Royal Mullins ( Hunt County Jail) Royal Mullins ( Hunt County Jail)
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GREENVILLE (KYTX) – An attorney from Greenville has been arrested and charged with murder. More>>

Baseball, Balloons and Beer takes off tonight at Kilgore's Driller Park

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“Combining these two events will give fans more activities for the families and it is a great opportunity to host the pilots visiting Kilgore,” says Mary Ramos, who serves on the Kilgore Chamber of Commerce board and chairs the Tourism Advisory Council. “The pilots will get to see a great baseball game and the fans will get to meet the pilots.” More>>

Peace Corps evacuates west Africa volunteers due to Ebola threat

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(CNN) -- Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa on Wednesday stepped up their precautions against the Ebola virus, with the Peace Corps announcing it was removing hundreds of its volunteers from three of the hardest-hit nations. More>>

Nine Cases of Chikungunya Virus in Texas

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AUSTIN (KYTX)- Texas Department of State Health and Services has confirmed nine Texas cases of Chikungunya, a virus that can cause fever and severe joint pain and is transmitted by mosquitoes. More>>

Teen sets himself on fire for online 'challenge'

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(USA TODAY) - If pouring rubbing alcohol on your chest and lighting it on fire sounds like a bad idea, you're right. More>>

Web Exclusive: Company cancels class to nix Southern accents, y'all, after complaints Video included

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We live in the South, so some of us may have a Southern accent, but would you consider saying "goodbye" to "howdy, y'all"?
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee was going to offer a speech class for its workers next month to do just that, until it got canceled.
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$3,000 reward offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from San Antonio

Robert Chrismon (photo: Texas DPS) Robert Chrismon (photo: Texas DPS)
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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added 51-year-old Robert Chrismon to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.
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1 Dead, 1 Injured in East Texas fire

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(KTBS) - One person is dead and another is being treated for injures after a late night fire. More>>

Man accused of using cellphone to look up women's skirts, placed phone in shopping basket

Clinton Leroy Hollister (Maricopa Co. Sheriff's Office) Clinton Leroy Hollister (Maricopa Co. Sheriff's Office)
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PHOENIX (USA TODAY) - A 43-year-old man is accused of using his cellphone to secretly record video up the dresses and skirts of more than a dozen women in the Phoenix area. More>>

Children Are A Gift: Triston Video included

Triston, 14-years-old Triston, 14-years-old

TYLER (KYTX) – "Triston is a very energetic and excited young man and he is looking to have an active life and have opportunities to chase his hopes and dreams," said Jerry Johnson with Child Protective Services. More>>

  • North Korea reports 'serious accident' after Pyongyang building collapses

    North Korea reports 'serious accident' after Pyongyang building collapses

    North Korean officials stand among the families of victims of the building collapse in Pyongyang, North Korea, on May 17.North Korean officials stand among the families of victims of the building collapse in Pyongyang, North Korea, on May 17.
    (CNN) -- An apartment building in the North Korean capital collapsed in what state media described as a "serious accident" that caused an unspecified number of casualties.More >>
    (CNN) -- An apartment building in the North Korean capital collapsed in what state media described as a "serious accident" that caused an unspecified number of casualties.More >>
  • Gymnastics teaches healthy, life lessons to young East Texas athletes

    Gymnastics teaches healthy, life lessons to young East Texas athletes

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:00:32 GMT
    Parents, you have so many quality choices when it comes to enrolling your children in sports to keep them active and healthy. If your goal is to get them in a sport while they're young and stick with it, gymnastics starts as young as two. In tonight's Fit City, the benefits of the sport and what it takes to be a gymnast.More >>
    Parents, you have so many quality choices when it comes to enrolling your children in sports to keep them active and healthy. If your goal is to get them in a sport while they're young and stick with it, gymnastics starts as young as two. In tonight's Fit City, the benefits of the sport and what it takes to be a gymnast.More >>
  • Transcripts reveal crew's confusion when South Korean ferry sank

    Transcripts reveal crew's confusion when South Korean ferry sank

    Transcripts reveal crew's confusion when South Korean ferry sank

    In this handout image provided by the Republic of Korea Coast Guard, a passenger ferry sinks off the coast of Jindo Island on April 16, 2014, in Jindo-gun, South Korea. THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA COAST GUARD VIA GETTY IMAGESIn this handout image provided by the Republic of Korea Coast Guard, a passenger ferry sinks off the coast of Jindo Island on April 16, 2014, in Jindo-gun, South Korea. THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA COAST GUARD VIA GETTY IMAGES
    (JINDO, South Korea)- Transcripts released Sunday show the crew ofthe ferry that sank off South Korea's coastwas crippled by indecision. That lack of action, authorities believe, was deadly.On Sunday, families of those still missing blocked the caravan of South Korea's prime minister, demanding answers, as divers began pulling bodies out of the water.There were 476 people on board when the ferry sank Wednesday. At least 59 are now confirmed dead. More than 240 are still missing.Bodies came in...More >>
    (JINDO, South Korea)- Transcripts released Sunday show the crew ofthe ferry that sank off South Korea's coastwas crippled by indecision. That lack of action, authorities believe, was deadly.On Sunday, families of those still missing blocked the caravan of South Korea's prime minister, demanding answers, as divers began pulling bodies out of the water.There were 476 people on board when the ferry sank Wednesday. At least 59 are now confirmed dead. More than 240 are still missing.Bodies came in...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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