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90 Day Challenge Weeks 9 & 10: Gillian's Update

We have finished weeks 9 and 10 and only have two weeks left.  It's exciting to see the results! I have now lost 16 pounds, but it didn't come off easy.  More>>

Pump Jacks Provide an Economic Boost for Kilgore, and ETX Video included

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KILGORE (KYTX) -Gregry Sykes is only 6 years old, and is experiencing his first, live baseball game. He says he loves seeing these potential future pros in his own backyard of Kilgore. "I love baseball!" - Gregry SykesThe city of Kilgore hosts the East Texas Pump Jacks, and Kilgore Chamber of Commerce President Cindy Morris says they're a major asset bringing in about 600 fans a night. Visiting teams and fans fill up local hotels and eat at restaurants. "It's not only about the visitor, it's ... More>>

Investigators: 'Loan Ranger Bandit' confessed to bank robberies, got away with nearly $100,000 Video included

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TYLER (KYTX) - Recently filed federal court documents are shedding new light on convicted serial bank robber Richard Swicegood's alleged five-year, multi-state bank robbery spree. More>>

Police solve mystery of porcelain dolls left on doorsteps

 The mystery of porcelain dolls being left on the doorsteps of eight California families has been solved, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Department. More>>

Commissioner tours 79-year-old Longview neighborhood Video included

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Architect Gerald Bratz serves on Longview's Historic Preservation Commission.  He's compiling history on Bivins Addition, hoping not only to preserve this neighborhood but also to help people who live and work here. More>>

3 Children killed In Philadelphia hit-run; $100K reward offered

Three siblings, a 7-year-old boy, a 10-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl, were killed after a stolen car plowed into a crowd in North Philadelphia Friday morning, police said More>>

Kansas child dies in a hot car; a foster father is arrested

The death of a 10-month-old girl left in a hot car in Wichita, Kansas -- the latest in a string of hot-car child deaths in the United States -- triggered the quick arrest of the girl's foster father and on Friday prompted state officials to launch home inspections of adoptive and foster families. More>>

Houston doctor arrested for alleged involvement in NY prostitution ring

GREGG COUNTY (KYTX) - A Houston psychiatrist is facing several charges for his alleged involvement in a human trafficking ring in New York. More>>

Israel, Hamas agree to 12-hour cease-fire as casualties mount

 Angry clashes erupted Friday in the West Bank, after Palestinian leaders called for a "day of rage" in response to the shelling of a United Nations shelter that killed 16 people. More>>

Quitman neighbors comfort each other in wake of death of toddlers Video included

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QUITMAN (KYTX)-We have new information about the death of two toddlers in a Quitman apartment yesterday. Police tell CBS 19 someone has been arrested for tampering with evidence. More>>

Tyler sisters sue four entities for allegedly breaking American Disabilities Act Video included

Lawyers with the Texas Civil Rights Project have filed 30 lawsuits throughout the state, calling out companies and organizations they believe are violating the Americans with Disabilities Act, of ADA. Four of those alleged offenders are in Tyler.  More>>

Experts: College students most likely to witness or experience sexual assault Video included

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TYLER (KYTX) - College student orientations are happening all over east Texas, and they are giving students a preview of what college life is like. For many, going out to parties is often a major part of it. Experts say once students are on college campuses -- they're more at risk for experiencing -- or witnessing a sexual assault. More>>

2 burglary arrests made during traffic stop in Mt. Pleasant

A traffic stop was made on the vehicle just off Green hill Rd on County Road 1612. When the vehicle stopped the vehicle driver fled on foot.
Officers detained two passengers from that vehicle while a ground search was conducted for the suspect that fled.

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Florida man holding gun to cat on Facebook could face animal cruelty charges

 The Animal Welfare League in Port Charlotte Florida is investigating this photo of Thomas Mcguinness of Port Charlotte pointing the gun at a cat as a possible case of animal cruelty.

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UPDATE: Family of children found dead in Quitman previously investigated by CPS Video included

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UPDATE: QUITMAN (KYTX) - According to the Texas Department of Protective Services, the family of two children who were found dead in an apartment in Quitman, had been previously investigated for allegations of medical neglect and physical neglect. More>>

DEA busts steroid lab in Cherokee Co.

Investigators and Deputies with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at a home on FM-3052 in the Mixon Community near Bullard Thursday evening. More>>

Texas man stung 1,000 times by bees

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(USA TODAY) - A street department worker in Wichita Falls, Texas, was stung 1,000 times by killer bees Thursday. More>>

Suspect wanted by Smith Co. law officers possibly connected to numerous burglaries

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SMITH CO.(KYTX) - The Smith County Sheriff's Office requests assistance in identifying a burglary suspect. More>>

Suspect in lawn mower theft sought by Gregg County authorities

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GREGG CO (KYTX) - The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a stolen mower.
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Teen gets 232 "teeth" removed in Mumbai

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(CNN) -- A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed. More>>

Pedestrian reportedly hit by 18-wheeler on Highway 271

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(TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - A pedestrian is being treated by emergency responders at the intersection of Highway 271 and Farm to Market Road 2015 after reportedly being struck by an 18-wheeler. More>>

High chairs recalled due to strangulation risk

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CARSON, CA -- Nearly 3,000 high chairs are being recalled due to a design flaw that could cause children to be strangled. More>>

Migrant children returned to violence-racked home countries

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(CBS NEWS) - The Obama administration and House Republicans remain at odds over the crisis at the border. There's one thing on which they do agree: fast-tracking the deportation of thousands of young Central Americans who entered the country illegally. More>>

City of Tyler replaces broken emergency siren Video included

TYLER (KYTX) - The equipment is finally in and crews have installed all the pieces for the new emergency siren at New Copeland and Paluxy in Tyler. More>>

Annual Great Texas Balloon Race coming soon

East Texas (KYTX)- Hot air balloons will soon fill the skies over East Texas for the annual Great Texas Balloon Race.  More>>

'Disintegrated' Air Algerie plane found with no survivors; 'black box' recovered

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Investigators are working trying to figure out what caused an Air Algerie passenger plane to crash. The USA Today is now reporting there were no survivors, but the plane's black box has been found.  More>>

Report: 4 journalists detained in Tehran, 3 of them Americans

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Concern is growing for the wellbeing of four journalists apparently detained in Iran this week, three of them American citizen. The Washington Post reported Thursday that it had received "credible reports" that its Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian, a U.S. citizen, and his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, had been detained on Tuesday evening. More>>

Friday Morning Weather: Mostly Sunny Skies, High mid-upper 90's

East Texas (KYTX)- Happy TGIF! Mostly sunny skies today through the weekend with high temps topping out in the mid-upper 90's.  More>>

Business News: Unemployment claims hit 8-year low

(CNN)- The number of initial unemployment claims dropped to an eight year low last week.  More>>

Health Alert: Shift workers more likely to have diabetes

(CBS)- People who work rotating shifts are at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.  More>>

SPECIAL REPORT: You Don't Know Where That's Been Video included

After a few disastrous flu seasons, and recent increases in staph infections nationwide, spreading germs is becoming more and more serious. In a special report, we tested a bunch of things we touch every day to see how filthy they really are. More>>

UPDATE: Preliminary autopsy results show 4-year-Old Athens girl was stabbed, drowned Video included

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ATHENS (KYTX) - CBS19 has obtained preliminary autopsy results, which reveal that 4-year-old Victoria Wyatt died from multiple injuries, including a stab wound to her chest.  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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