TYLER (KYTX) -- Weapons and drugs were swept up after a local hotel cleaning crew ran into more than they could handle. On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at approximately 1:00 PM, Tyler Police Officers were dispatched to the Sleep Inn located at 5555 Donnybrook when the hotel cleaning staff entered one of the rooms to clean it and observed several suspicious items lying in the open.
TYLER (KYTX) - It's common for terrorist groups like ISIS to record their actives -- and release them to the public. With the technology that's available, finding videos like that can be just a web search away for young people.CBS 19's Katiera Winfrey spoke to an east Texas psychologist who says watching videos like this can have life-long impacts. More>>
SAN FRANCISCO (USA TODAY) — The Ferguson, Mo., protests dominated Twitter for days last month. Not so on Facebook.Facebook users engaged with the Ice Bucket Challenge viral fundraising phenomenon more than twice as much as they did the Ferguson protests in mid-August, data obtained by USA TODAY show. More>>
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (CNN) -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday authorized additional troops be deployed to Iraq to protect American diplomatic facilities and personnel in Baghdad.The 350 troops are being sent at the request of the U.S. Department of State to beef up security, an appeal that comes as the violence mounts as Iraqi security forces battle ISIS fighters and their Sunni militant allies. More>>
East Texas cities, counties and school districts are making decisions that might affect your wallet. Thursday night, Longview City Council members will consider adopting a higher tax rate for 2014. More>>
The Rising out of the Thicket event proceeds will benefit the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth, to assist in their initiative to prevent underage drinking and drug use. The Coalition also supports the annual Red Ribbon Week campaign. More>>
TYLER (KYTX) -- Times Square Cinema will be having a showing of a Robin Williams movies on Monday 9/8 and Tuesday 9/9 at 7:00pm to help raise money for The Life Center and Samaritan Counseling Center of Tyler. The movie theater is trying to raise money to help support the people who are dealing with depression like the late beloved actor Robin Williams.
TYLER (KYTX) -- Nine months after surviving a mid-air collision that left a fellow soldier dead, Sgt. 1st Class Dana Bowman turned this tragedy into a triumph when he became the first double amputee to re-enlist in the United States Army.Liberty Hall hosts the Texas Speaker Series that begins with the retired soldier on Sept. 18 at 7 p.m.
TYLER (KYTX)-Today Henderson County commissioners issued a burn ban for the county and Kaufman County has been under a burn ban since early august. Smith County Fire Marshal Jay Brooks says that Smith County may be following suit soon. More>>
A Longview man has been arrested for trying to steal a vehicle with two people inside the car, and then crashing into a police car before wrecking the vehicle. More>>
Another day, another fight about reclining seats on a U.S. airline flight.In the third serious airline legroom incident in two weeks, an angry passenger caused yet another flight to divert Monday night. More>>
A massive batch of credit and debit card information that went on sale on a criminal Internet site Tuesday may be from Home Depot stores and could be linked to hackers responsible for breaches at Target and P.F. Chang's, security experts say. More>>
A campaign spokesperson for State Sen. Wendy Davis has said the candidate is willing to alter the debate format for the Sept. 30 gubernatorial debate to accommodate Attorney General Greg Abbott, who backed out of the debate on Friday. More>>
Joan Rivers remains on life support five days after suffering respiratory and cardiac arrest during a medical procedure, her daughter said Tuesday. More>>
A Whitehouse man had his third and most recent conviction for driving while intoxicated overturned on appeal Thursday. 44-year-old Samuel Gentry has been serving a life sentence in that case. More>>
Texas Department of Public Safety officials are working on cleaning up a wreck on the Interstate.It happened around 1:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on I-30 near the Nash, Texas exit just outside of Texarkana. More>>
A Hallsville woman accused of driving into a crowd of about 20 people last fall in South Longview faces new driving charges.
LONGVIEW (KYTX) - A preliminary autopsy reveals that a man found dead after Thursday's shooting in South Longview suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the back. More>>
(TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - The next Susan G. Komen Tyler Race for the Cure will be at a new location, according to an announcement sent this morning.The 17th Annual Susan G. Komen Tyler Race for the Cure will take place in May 2015 in downtown Tyler.
He later yelled that he would burn the victims out of the house, then grabbed a gas can and poured an ignitable fluid onto parts of the home, victims told police. More>>
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