(KHOU)- The Ebola virus is one of the deadliest on the planet and the current outbreak is the worst the world has seen since the virus surfaced in the late 1970s. More>>
HOUSTON (KHOU) -- A viral video has been making the rounds around the web, as it shows a man leaving a Walmart "Great Value" brand ice-cream sandwich out in the sun for over an hour.
(CNN) -- Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer cases combined. More>>
(CNN) -- James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday, his agent said.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney)- ESPN on Tuesday announced a one-week suspension for one of its most controversial commentators, Stephen A. Smith, in the wake of his widely-criticized remarks about domestic abuse that referred to possible "provocation" by victims. More>>
UPDATE: LIVINGSTON (KHOU) – After two days of working in the stifling heat, law enforcement officers and inmates have removed more than 100,000 pot plants from 29 fields in Polk County. More>>
State funding for Texas community colleges has been on a decline for decades, but the numbers dropped significantly during the recession. As we get closer to a new legislative session, administrators are fighting to keep the little funding they have left. More>>
Illegal immigration took center stage for the second week in a row inside the Smith County Commissioners Court. Last week the issue was two resolutions attempting to declare that Smith County would not help people arriving illegally. More>>
Recently-elected Mayor DeDe Stroud submitted her letter of resignation to the city council this week after a rocky couple of months in office. Stroud's resignation will require the council's consideration and, ultimately, come to a vote. More>>
SHERMAN (KYTX) – A 35-year-old Allen, Texas man has pleaded guilty to mail fraud in in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. More>>
(KENS 5) - A flight home Friday turned into a harrowing adventure for a mother from Helotes. More>>
TYLER (KYTX)-Whitney Hemphill is a sophomore at Robert E. Lee High School and she's even on the pom squad. She was born with a club foot and had to have her leg amputated when she was nine, but Hemphill says that couldn't stop her. More>>
TYLER (KYTX)-Juls restaurant on Old Jacksonville Highway was awarded the Beauty and Business award from the Keep Tyler Beautiful committee this morning. More>>
UPDATE: LONGVIEW (KYTX) - A body found Monday evening a few blocks north of Longview has been identified as 40-year-old Donald Merrills of Longview. More>>
LONGVIEW (KYTX) - A Longview man who allegedly set his girlfriend on fire over the weekend remains jailed today. More>>
LONGVIEW (KYTX) - A bat captured in Longview has tested positive for rabies. More>>
UPDATE: Sarasota, Florida (WTSP)- The family issued the following statement on Tuesday morning More>>
LUFKIN (KYTX)- Lufkin Police Department officers are currently investigating reports of gun shots in the area of East Laurel Avenue and North Warren Street. More>>
TYLER (KYTX)- FRESH by Brookshire’s is getting ready for the annual “Some Like it Hot” festival that celebrates all things spicy. More>>
(KMOO) - Van Zandt County Judge Rhita Koches announced her resignation Monday. More>>
(CNN) -- The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Robert McDonald, a former corporate CEO and an ex-Army officer, as the next Veterans Affairs secretary. More>>
(CNN) -- A doctor who was on the front lines fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has died from complications of the disease, Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday. More>>
(USA TODAY) - Internal VA documents show the depth of fraudulent scheduling, manipulation of data and in some cases, intimidation of staff, to hide delays in medical care to veterans in in the 6-million patient national system, according to documents provided to USA TODAY. More>>
(USA TODAY) - Those of you tanning or burning your skin this summer should stop — seek the shade, wear a hat and some sunscreen and, whatever you do, stay out of indoor tanning salons.
(USA TODAY) - More than a third of the country is in trouble when it comes to paying debts on time; 35% of Americans have debt in collections, according to a study out Tuesday from the Urban Institute, which analyzed the credit files of 7 million Americans. More>>
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