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Ferry captain charged with negligence, abandoning ship


A South Korean captain, standing in handcuffs before reporters, defended his order to delay the evacuation of his sinking ferry More>>

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Local student enters "local hero" competition Video included


Tyler (KYTX) -- An East Texas college student is sharing her story with the nation and entering a competition for people with disabilities. You may know her as Miss Wheelchair Texas. Although Olivia More>>

Students promote, organize "Color Fun Run" for English class Video included


Bullard middle school eighth graders are learning some real life lessons. Since January the students have been writing press releases, creating commercials and planning a community wide color fun run.


Newest technology to keep your home safe from invaders Video included


After the two similar and scary home invasions in East Texas, CBS 19 dug deeper and found out this is part of a greater trend. Local experts say a home alarm system is the best way to protect yourself. More>>

48 killed in attack on peacekeepers' base in South Sudan, U.N. says


Heavily armed militants staged an attack on a U.N. peacekeepers' base that was sheltering civilians in South Sudan on Thursday, killing at least 48 people and seriously injuring dozens more, a U.N. spokesman in the country said Friday. More>>

Fraternity closes Ole Miss chapter after racial incident


The Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity has closed its chapter at the University of Mississippi after three of its members were suspected of tying a noose around the neck of a campus statue of civil rights icon James Meredith. More>>

Charges pending for man caught on surveillance staring at sleeping toddler

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HOUSTON (KHOU) - Authorities say they have identified the suspect who was caught on surveillance video breaking into a west Harris County home and hovering over a sleeping toddler. More>>

Worst jobs of 2014


A new report from Career Cast shows the top 10 worst jobs of 2014. They range from lumberjack to corrections officer. Stress, physical demands, low pay and more put these jobs on the list. More>>

Gregg Co accident shuts down Hwy 31 to one lane


Texas Highway 31 East is reduced to one lane after a multiple vehicle wreck. More>>

Polygamist Warren Jeffs' Texas ranch being seized by state officials

Texas authorities initiated the seizure of the 1,600-acre ranch where prosecutors say polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs and others sexually abused children, officials said Thursday. More>>

“The Voice” performer, and Tyler native Stevie Jo at Liberty Hall tonight


This Friday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m., the City of Tyler's Liberty Hall will present Stevie Jo Rosenbalm in concert. More>>

Update: Texarkana area Wal-Mart stores reopen following bomb threat


UPDATE: TEXARKANA (KTBS) - Police are investigating a bomb threat that shut down 4 Wal-Marts in the Texarkana area. More>>

UT Tyler exercise research study benefits participants and students Video included


The University of Texas at Tyler is in the middle of an exercise research study. Women over the age of 55 are the target of study, by the Health and Kinesiology Department. In our Fit City, we go inside one of their workouts to see what the professor and her students are trying to gain from this experience. More>>

7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes in southern Mexico


A magnitude-7.2 earthquake struck southern Mexico's Guerrero state Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. More>>

3 East Texas cyclists hit in last 8 days


(TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - Three cyclists have been hit in the past eight days on area highways, and authorities are cautioning motorists to be on the lookout for increasing numbers of bicyclists out enjoying the spring weather. More>>

Lufkin Crime Stoppers seeks help in solving San Augustine murder/arson

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Crime Stoppers of Lufkin needs your help solving the murder of Kavy Neil Sowell. More>>

Do you feel unfairly paid? If so, you're not alone


(CBS MONEY WATCH) - If you feel like you're not paid what you're worth, you have an army of disgruntled rank-and-file at your back. More>>

Avalanche kills 12 on Mount Everest


A high-altitude avalanche Friday killed 12 Sherpa guides and seriously wounded three in the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest. Four others are still missing. More>>

Police: Arrest warrant issued for captain, 2 crew members of sunken S. Korea ferry


An arrest warrant has been issued for the captain of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea, an accident that killed 28 people and left nearly 270 missing. Two other crew members also face arrest. More>>

Health Alert: Foodborne Infections Public Health Problem Video included


The nation gets graded on food safety and the latest report card shows foodborne infections are still an important public health problem. Plus, some children with chronic kidney problems may have been put at risk to develop the disease before birth. More>>

Good Friday Forecast: Decreasing clouds, high 75


On this Good Friday, expect decreasing clouds and a high of 75.  Mostly sunny Saturday with temperatures soaring into the upper 70's. More>>

Growing desperation, anger as search for South Korean ferry survivors continues


As the search for survivors presses on, authorities are investigating reports that the captain was among the first to escape the sinking South Korean ferry More>>

Reading Friends Program Launches in Longview

Reading Friends Program Launches in Longview Video included


A reading program for blind, elderly individuals launches in Longview.  More>>

Food and gas prices soaring high Video included


(KYTX) --Your wallet may be a little lighter these day. Many must-have items like fruits, vegetables, and gasoline are rising in cost. According to AAA, prices have risen 6 cents just this week in Texas. "Today More>>

Concerns growing over synthetic "25i" drug Video included


Teens are trying out a new synthetic drug called 25i--and overdosing as close by as Dallas. Now East Texas doctors and parents are concerned. 25i is like a strong version of the hallucinogenic LSD that became popular in the 1960's. More>>

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