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Chandler man critically injured in wreck on Toll 49


SMITH COUNTY (TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH)-- A Chandler man is in critical condition following a one-vehicle wreck on Toll 49. More>>

Judge upholds Azleway charter revocation Video included


TYLER (KYTX) - The decision to revoke the Azleway school's charter has been upheld. But the battle isn't over yet -- the school can fight this. Azleway Boys Ranch provides a home for boys in foster care. Tuesday's decision by the State Office of Administrative hearings wouldn't impact housing -- just the boys' education. More>>

Gov. Rick Perry turns himself in, booked on two felony charges Video included

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AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, turned himself in amid the cheers of supporters at the Travis County Courthouse on Tuesday to face two felony counts of abuse of power. More>>

90 Day Challenge Final Day: Gillian and Justin's update

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Today was the last day of our 90 Day Fitness Challenge at XTC Fitness Sports with Tony Cruz. Can't believe it's been three months since we started.  More>>

One Killed in Crash on Highway 31 Video included


One person is dead after a crash around 5:30 Tuesday evening.  More>>

ETX political party chairs on Perry's indictment & surrender Video included


Governor Perry's decision to turn himself in has people on both side of the aisle talking about the implications of his indictment. More>>

Children Are A Gift: Kendall Video included

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TYLER (KYTX) – Donning his cowboy boots, hat and big shiny belt buckle, it's easy to see why Kendall says he enjoys the country life.“I'd like to live on a farm with lots of animals.” More>>

Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley


A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq. In the video posted Tuesday on YouTube, Foley is seen kneeling next to a man dressed in black.  More>>

Man who jumped in a well after a little girl honored Video included


TYLER (KYTX)- A man was honored today at the Smith County Commissioners Court meeting for jumping in after a little girl fell into a well earlier this month.It was a story you saw only on CBS 19. Johnny Roberson jumped in the unused well after the cover cracked while Laylah Gross was playing on top of it.Roberson climbed into the well and held Gross above water while waiting for rescuers to arrive. More>>

New jail will increase employee efficiency and save taxpayer money Video included


TYLER (KYTX)-A portion of the Smith County jail renovations are almost complete and CBS 19 got a sneak peak today.This is the old book in area- it's small and crowded and jail administrators say it desperately needed upgrading. Now this is the new version of it- complete with more room for employees and holding cells for men and women- something the old jail didn't have. More>>

One dead in officer-involved shooting near Ferguson, Mo.


FERGUSON, Mo. — Schools are closed for a second week. Tear gas canisters and other debris often litter the streets. Businesses are struggling. More>>

Appeals court upholds life sentences for former Gilmer Pastor on child sex crimes

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GILMER (KYTX) – The Sixth Court of Appeals in Texarkana has upheld six life sentences after a jury convicted a former Gilmer Pastor last year of indecency with a child, and aggravated sexual assault of a child. More>>

Update: Construction Zone accident shuts down traffic on I-20 in Van Zandt Co.

UPDATE: VAN ZANDT CO. (KYTX) – Traffic is moving again after the eastbound lane I-20 in Van Zandt County was shut down when an eighteen wheeler ran into a construction zone. More>>

Mercy Ships delays aid to west Africa amid ebola scare


LINDALE (KYTX) -The Ebola virus in west Africa is still not under control, and as more people continue to get infected, volunteer organizations are pulling their people out to safety. Now the east Texas non-profit Mercy Ships will delaying it's trip to west Africa too. More>>

Field work or no pay for pregnant Kentucky police officer Lyndi Trischler


(CBSNews.com) - Pregnant Kentucky police officer Lyndi Trischler is not fighting crime this morning.Instead, she is fighting her bosses, who gave her two choices: go back out on the streets, while pregnant, or stay home without pay. More>>

Kilgore considering overlay districts to enhance entryway landscaping Video included


Planning and Zoning Director Carol Windham says the City of Kilgore Planning and Zoning Commission will consider creating an entryway corridor overlay ordinance for roads leading into town, including U.S. 259, Texas highways 42, 135 and 31, and Industrial Boulevard on the city's southwest side. More>>

Reward Increased to $13,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender

John Arthur Volker (photo: TXDPS) John Arthur Volker (photo: TXDPS)

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public that the reward for John Arthur Volker, 50, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of August.

Johnny Manziel gave Washington bench the middle finger


(USA TODAY) - Johnny Manziel clearly wasn't too amused with the players on the Washington bench Monday night. More>>

Update: Traffic Advisory, signals back on at Paluxy and Shiloh


UPDATE: TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Traffic signals are back on after a pole was broken earlier today by a truck carrying a forklift. More>>

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