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Art of Peace festival kicks off in Tyler Video included


TYLER (KYTX)-The Tyler Art of Peace Festival is back for the fourth year. The festival celebrates the United Nations International Day of Peace. Organizers hope to encourage community spirit by hosting different events around town. The event is based on a festival held in Belton. More>>

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Deer crashes likely to go up as temperatures drop Video included


TYLER (KYTX) - The first day of fall is just days away, and with that, comes cooler temperatures and more visible wildlife. While you're more likely to spot a deer peeking through the woods, your chances of hitting a deer with your vehicle are higher too. More>>

11 wildfires in California force thousands to evacuate

Thousands of Californians have been forced to flee wildfires burning across the state in the past several days, including one in Northern California that fire officials said quickly damaged or destroyed 100 structures Monday.


NC Mom Charged After 7-Year-Old Girl Shoots Self

A Charlotte mom is facing charges after her young daughter shot herself Saturday afternoon.


Longhorns fan in good condition after stadium fall

A man who fell nearly 15 feet into an empty suite at AT&T Stadium on Saturday night is improving.


New accusations: Peterson injured another son while disciplining 4-year-old

 Photos and text messages obtained by the I-Team reveal another incident in which Adrian Peterson is accused of injuring another son while disciplining the boy.


Obama awards Medals of Honor to soldiers who served in Vietnam

President Obama on Monday awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military decoration, to two soldiers who served in Vietnam, including one who was killed in action. More>>

U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State in Iraq

The United States launched an airstrike near Baghdad on Monday in what defense officials said is the start of an expanded action against Islamic State extremists in Iraq. More>>

People in Palestine (mostly) stand by Adrian Peterson Video included


Adrian Peterson talked publicly Monday about the incident that led to his arrest. The professional football player is accused of abusing his little boy when a spanking went one step too far. More>>

Dog helps bring twinkle back to Alzheimer's patient's eyes Video included


TYLER (KYTX)-Vance Brown is a thirty year Air Force veteran, but when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, he lost what his family calls his spark . There are days he's with us, there are days you can tell from the eyes that he is kind of a blank stare," Brown's daughter Alexis Hogue said. More>>

Elderville water customers say they've waited five months for info requests Video included

Customers of an East Texas water provider say they're fed up with unanswered questions. More>>

Mercy Ships changes route for the first time in history Video included


TYLER (KYTX)-East Texas based civilian hospital ship, Mercy Ships, is changing its course for the first time in the organization's history. The mercy ship is a specialized surgical ship with multi-bed wards that serves countries around the world. The ship was supposed to dock in the African country of Benin but is not because of the Ebola outbreak. The ship is not designed to quarantine Ebola patients. The crew is now heading to Madagascar. More>>

Affidavit: North Texas teacher charged with sexual assault has HIV

Police say Roger Kessler is a Richardson School District music teacher. He has been charged with sexual assault of a child, and he is currently booked on a $250,000 bond. More>>

Obama team suggests U.K./Scotland should stay united

President Obama and aides say Scotland will decide for itself whether to leave the United Kingdom and become an independent nation — but it sure sounds like they would like the U.K. to stay like it is. More>>

Trial begins for doctor who allegedly poisoned ex-lover's coffee

A leading breast cancer specialist is on trial Monday for allegedly poisoning her ex-lover and fellow cancer researcher's coffee. More>>

Urban Outfitters sorry for bloody-looking 'vintage' Kent State University sweatshirt

Urban Outfitters said that the one Kent State University sweatshirt, which attracted attention for its blood-stained appearance, will not be sold. Instead, it will be destroyed, according to spokeswoman Crystal Carroll. More>>

Kilgore thief still being sought by police


KILGORE (KYTX) -- Kilgore Police is still seeking a male suspect that grabbed money from the local Pizza Hut on Sept. 3.The theft took place at about 4 p.m.after a restaurant employee opened the cash register. The suspect then fled on foot. More>>

Former Gregg jailer posts bond after emergency protective order filed Video included

Today, Gregg County Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace B.H. Jameson signed an emergency protective order preventing Scott from having contact with the victim. Scott was released from the Gregg County Jail this afternoon on $50,000 bond. More>>

Oncor crew member shot while working to restore power


An Oncor worker was back on the job Monday after he was shot by a woman last week while attempting to restore electricity to a home in the Edom-Ben Wheeler area. More>>

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to speak at UT Tyler


TYLER - United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas will be the featured speaker at The University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16. More>>

Affidavit: Teacher charged with sexual assault has HIV

(Photo: McKinney Police Department) (Photo: McKinney Police Department)

Police have arrested a Richardson music teacher and charged him with sexual assault after he was found sneaking out of a home in McKinney. More>>

Full statement from Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson


Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson issues statement following indictment last week on injury to child charge

Oct. 6 is deadline for voting registration


AUSTIN (DPS) – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming November election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC) are available year-round at all Texas driver license offices for individuals in need of proper identification required to vote in elections in Texas.

Magnolia near TJC gets crosswalk, safety features


TYLER (KYTX) -- To ease traffic congestion and create a safer environment near two construction sites on the Tyler Junior College main campus, the City of Tyler is adding crosswalks and other safety features on Magnolia Street, between Fifth and Lake streets. A four-story residence hall is under construction on the east side of Magnolia.

Update: Bond $1 million for Marshall murder suspect


UPDATE: MARSHALL (KYTX) - Bond has been set at $1 million for a suspect that allegedly shot two people, killing one. More>>

Death count rises due to faulty GM ignition switches

The number of deaths from accidents caused by General Motors' defective ignition switch has been increased to at least 19, the chief of GM's victim settlement fund has determined. More>>

Tyler woman warning others about scam Video included


TYLER (KYTX) - An East Texas woman avoids a scam that she says could have cost her thousands of dollars. More>>

Hurricane Odile flogs tourists with rain in Mexico's Baja California


Hurricane Odile made landfall at the southernmost tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula late Sunday.

Hopkins Co. adopts no refusal DWI rule 24/7


A new law in Hopkins County takes a tough stance on suspected drunk drivers. More>>

'Django Unchained' actress defends not giving ID to cop

"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts said on CNN Monday that she refused to give a Los Angeles Police Officer her identification when he asked for it because, "I believe in America and what it stands for."

Web Exclusive: Texas is among hottest job markets Video included


The city you live in could play a major factor in landing that dream gig if you're on the job hunt.  A new survey is suggesting parts of the country expect an increase in the labor force. More>>

Entertainment News: Prince Harry turns 30

(CNN)- Happy birthday, Harry! The British prince turns the big 30 today.  More>>

Business News: GM death toll to be announced

(CNN)- The attorney overseeing GM's compensation fund will announce today how many deaths and injuries have been tied to the automaker's ignition switch flaw so far.  More>>

Health Alert: Prescriptions antibiotics may be unnecessary

(CBS)- More than 11 million prescriptions for antibiotics written for children and teens every year may be unnecessary.  More>>

Monday's Weather: 20% chance of showers/thunderstorms, high 89


An upper level ridge of high pressure will continue to dominate our forecast today with a 20% chance of showers across East Texas working in from the west. Highs will reach 89 today, dipping to 70 tonight. More>>

Angie's List: Lawnmower Dangers Video included


The end of summer doesn't mean the end of lawn care, but after months of mowing -- it can be easy to put yourself on autopilot when cutting the grass. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, last year -- more than 300-thousand people were treated for lawn mower-related injuries. More>>

UPDATE: Neighbor Shoots Dog


DIANA (KYTX) -KaylieDollisonand her son still mourn at the grave site of Maximus. He was a rescue dog andDollisononly had him for a month before he died."He was great with people, never met a stranger. Just all around a great all around dog." - Kaylie DollisonDollison says her neighbor, Jerry Humphries, shot and killed her dog. The man was arrested in December and charged with animal cruelty and deadly conduct. "It's awful. We have 3 kids who can't play on their trampoline and they can't come... More>>

'The Star-Spangled Banner' celebrates 200 years

The Star-Spangled Banner turns 200 on Sunday and, even today, it has aged gracefully. Sept. 14 marks 200 years since the poem was put to paper.  More>>

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