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Tyler's oldest volunteer says she doesn't plan on quitting anytime soon

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TYLER (KYTX)-Edith Geske has been volunteering for the police department for eight years. She has a special title, the shredding queen."I love every minute of it, even every paper I'm running through that shredder I'm happy," Geske said. More>>

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Girl charged in Slenderman stabbing deemed incompetent

One of the 12-year-olds charged with stabbing a friend to impress the fictional Internet bogeyman Slenderman was deemed incompetent to stand trial Friday -- at least for now -- according to court documents. More>>

Obama: 'We tortured some folks'

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(USA TODAY)- President Obama said Friday that some CIA officials who interrogated suspects after the 9/11 attacks "crossed a line" into torture. More>>

Plea bargains announced in motel capital murder case

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TYLER (KYTX) -- Smith County prosecutors announced Monday that they were close to resolving a four defendant capital murder case. More>>

Update: Body found near Reklaw identified as missing New Summerfield man, Javier Jimenez

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UPDATE: NEW SUMMERFIELD (KYTX) -- An autopsy report confirms the body discovered on July 29, 2014 near Reklaw, Texas was that of Javier Jimenez. More>>

First immigrants arrive at Karnes facility

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KARNES COUNTY (KENS 5)-- Around 40 women and children who are in the United States illegally have arrived at Karnes County Detention Facility for Undocumented Families, the first detention center in Texas designed to house families. More>>

Ebola coming to U.S. for first time as Atlanta facility readies to receive patients

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Atlanta (CNN) -- The Ebola virus is coming to the United States for what's thought to be the first time, as two Americans return home after getting infected while helping others cope with the outbreak ravaging West Africa. More>>

Smith County Sheriff Deputies solve four burglaries with one arrest

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SMITH COUNTY (KYTX)- On Tuesday, July 29, Smith County Sheriff’s Office detectives received information from a Smith County resident regarding over $21,000 worth of tools and wires which had been taken when his business was burglarized on July 18 in Flint. More>>

Upshur Co. man indicted for sexual assault of a child

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UPSHUR COUNTY (KYTX)- 25-year-old Steven Chaz Spivey has been sentenced to seven years in state jail after he pled guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child. More>>

DPS Opens New Linden Driver License Office

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LINDEN (KYTX) – Texas Public Safety announces the opening of the new Linden Driver License Office. More>>

UPDATE: Upshur Co. Man Pleads Guilty

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 UPDATE: UPSHUR COUNTY (KYTX)- 32-year-old Andrew Lowell Crane pled guilty to abandoning or endangering a child and aggravated kidnapping. 
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Economy adds 209,000 jobs

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney)- After gangbusters jobs growth in June, hiring slowed to a less impressive pace in July. The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. More>>

MH17: 70 international experts search Ukraine crash site for bodies

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Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) -- The grisly search for human remains from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 entered a new phase Friday, as the largest group yet of international experts scoured the crash site in eastern Ukraine. More>>

UPDATE: Witness in capital murder case who failed to show in court now in custody

Tyiska Ramone Gray (photo: Smith County) Tyiska Ramone Gray (photo: Smith County)
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UPDATE: (TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - Tyiska Ramone Gray is now in custody, according to law enforcement officials. More>>

Petitioners want Gregg County to create second emergency services district

A week ago, volunteers submitted to Gregg County a petition with 106 qualified signatures, asking commissioners to create the county's second E.S.D. It would stretch from the Smith and Rusk counties lines, to the Sabine River and Kilgore city limits.
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State fines Longview funeral director, appeal Nov. 18 in Austin

AUSTIN (KYTX) - A spokesman with the Texas Funeral Service Commission says Vernon Stanmore, owner of Stanmore Funeral Home, was fined by the State Office of Administrative Hearings in June 2013. More>>

BREAKING: Tyler city manager hired for assistant position in Dallas

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DALLAS (KYTX)-“As a result of a national search process, I have hired two seasoned Assistant City Managers, Eric Campbell, currently serving as Assistant City Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina and Mark McDaniel, currently serving as City Manager in Tyler, Texas,” City of Dallas City Manager A.C. Gonzales said. 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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