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Eight TISD campuses earn distinctions


TYLER (TISD) – Eight Tyler ISD campuses earned a total of 20 distinctions for the 2014 school year.The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently released accountability ratings for school districts and charter schools across the state.

UPDATE: Capital One bank investigator now bank suspect Video included


TYLER (KYTX) -  The suspect in the Tyler Capital One bank robbery two weeks ago is behind bars. A joint investigation between Tyler police and the FBI ended with the arrest of 37-year-old Daniel Burson of McKinney. Burson allegedly held up employees in the parking lot at the south east Tyler bank. More>>

Spring Hill ISD expects to narrow superintendent candidates' list by Oct. 2 Video included


From 5 until 6 tonight, you can stop by L.L. Williamson Auditorium on the intermediate school campus and tell trustees and consultants what qualities you want in the school district's next leader. More>>

New semester brings more fake IDs but local bar owners say they have a 0 tolerance policy Video included


TYLER (KYTX)-We're talking a lot about heading back to school these days and college students are part of that group. A new semester brings new textbooks and professors, but what about a new fake ID?As summer ends and college students return to East Texas, some may be bringing back more than they left with, like a fake ID.  More>>

"Spring Awakening" musical coming to Tyler, sparking controversy Video included


A popular musical is making some parents uncomfortable with its East Texas debut. The people involved in producing it are challenging those who are upset to expand their horizons. More>>

Legroom fight diverts flight

Do airline passengers have the right to recline? That simmering debate among fliers escalated Sunday aboard a United Airlines flight that was diverted after two passengers argued over the use of a device that blocks reclining.

Inmate scams victim out of $46,000 from her jail cell

An I-Team investigation revealed an inmate at the Bexar County Jail convinced an employee to notarize multiple forged documents earlier this year.


Air Force agent allegedly helping with sex stings

Not only have Central Florida law enforcement officers violated federal rules in conducting "To Catch a Predator"-inspired sex stings, but 10 Investigates has learned they may also violate longstanding federal law that prohibits the use of military resources to enforce state laws. More>>

FY15 Budget dedicates $3 million to county road Improvements


SMITH COUNTY (KYTX)- The Smith County Commissioners Court voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2015 County Budget today. The budget includes a slight tax rate increase from .323564 to .33, which is projected to generate $915,884 in additional revenue that will be dedicated solely to road projects. More>>

Three months of hurricane season still left


AUSTIN (DPS) – With three months remaining in the 2014 Hurricane Season, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to review their emergency plans and stay prepared for the potential threat of hurricanes or tropical storms. Historically, August and September are the more active months of a hurricane season.

FRESH Ideas: Pan-Seared Pork with Peaches and Balsamic Red-Wine Reduction


TYLER (KYTX)- Recipe for pan-seared pork with peaches and balsamic red-wine reduction More>>

Summer Meadows challenges all Longview area nursing homes to ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


LONGVIEW (KYTX)- The employees at Summer Meadows have challenged all Longview area nursing homes to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. More>>

Mother of suspected drunk driving victim meets man who received her son's donated lungs Video included


The last time Lenay Okeke hugged this set of lungs this close was 21 months ago, the last time she saw her son alive. More>>

UPDATE: Attempt To Suspend John Wiley Price Fails

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - The power struggle at Dallas County Commissioners Court ended with a whimper on Tuesday, as officials were set to vote on one of their own. This came after one call to suspend John Wiley Price in the wake of a federal indictment. More>>

UPDATE: First-degree felony charge dropped in controversial pot brownies case

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UPDATE: WILLIAMSON COUNTY (KVUE) -- The Williamson County District Attorney's Office has dropped the first-degree felony charge filed against 19-year-old Jacob Lavoro, the Round Rock man who gained national attention for facing a potential life sentence in prison for making and selling pot brownies. More>>

Reports: American dies fighting for Islamic State

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(USA TODAY)- A 33-year-old San Diego man was killed over the weekend fighting for the Islamic State, NBC News and CNN are reporting. More>>

Trade in your old iPhone now


NEW YORK (CNNMoney)- Eagerly awaiting the new iPhone? Then sell your old one now. The trade-in value of an old iPhone declines sharply before the launch of each new one, and Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9. More>>

Angelina County Man Guilty in Wire Fraud Scheme


BEAUMONT (KYTX)– A 39-year-old Lufkin man has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. More>>

State Fair of Texas unveils new outfit for Big Tex

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(WFAA) - The State Fair of Texas' iconic "Big Tex" is getting a change of clothes.His new navy blue shirt with red shoulders and cuffs was revealed at the Cotton Bowl Tuesday morning. More>>

New technology lets parents set controls for teen drivers


(CBS NEWS) - Many parents fear letting their teenagers start to drive, and with good reason. Fatal auto crashes are the leading cause of death among Americans ages 15 to 20.

Audio may have captured Michael Brown shooting

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(USA TODAY) - An audio recording released Tuesday morning may shed light on the death of a Missouri teenager fatally shot by a police officer Aug. 9. More>>

Stolen four wheelers recovered in Wood County, arrest warrant issued


WOOD CO. (KYTX) – Sheriff Investigators have recovered several stolen four wheelers near Lake Holbrook in Wood County. More>>

How kids reacted to the first day of school Video included


CBS 19 Chief Photographer Alan Kasper hit the streets Monday to find out what kids had to say about going back to books and bell schedules. More>>

Angie's List: The Cost of a 'Free' Estimate Video included


We've all heard the expression -- "there's no such thing as a free lunch", but what about a free estimate? Many service companies offer them, but how do you know that bid won't come with a price tag?


Tickets now on sale for US 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>>

Gaza truce reached, Hamas says


(CNN) -- Hamas officials said Tuesday that a truce has been reached that would end the fighting between Israel and militants in Gaza. More>>

Workers fired after Whataburger confrontation goes viral

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Whataburger has made fast work of some of its workers, saying it's fired those involved in an angry and disturbing confrontation at its restaurant in southeast Shreveport early Saturday. More>>

Web Exclusive: Today you can unlock the Pumpkin Spice Latte code Video included


The Pumpkin Spice Latte is back if you know the password and Amazon wants in on video game action. More>>

Primary elections today in Florida, Arizona and Oklahoma


Voters head to the polls for primary elections in Arizona, Vermont and Florida today in the most closely watched contests. Former Florida governor Charlie Crist is expected to win the Democratic nomination as he tries to reclaim the job.  More>>

Tyler ISD welcomes new superintendent Video included


TYLER (KYTX) - Tyler ISD has a new superintendent going into this new school year.  More>>

Burger King buying Tim Hortons


Burger King announced that it has reached a deal to buy Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons and base itself in Canada, a controversial transaction that might cut its U.S. tax bill. More>>

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