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ETX doctor convicted of Health Care Fraud Violations

Tariq Mahmood, 63, of Cedar Hill, Texas, was found guilty by a jury of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, seven counts of health care fraud, and seven counts of aggravated identity theft following a four day trial own... More>>

Update: Storms leave thousands of East Texans without electricity

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Last night's storms left thousands of East Texans in the dark. As of 2 p.m. Thursday, ONCOR reports 4,000 outages in Tyler, Athens, and the Palestine area More>>

Dallas doctor convicted of health care fraud

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A Dallas County, Texas, physician has been convicted of health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Tariq Mahmood, 63, of Cedar Hill was found guilty by a jury of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and seven counts of health care fraud following a four day trial before U.S. District Judge Michael Schneider. According to information presented in court, Mahmood, a general practitioner, owned and operated seve... More>>

Tornado kills 2 at Virginia campgrounds

A tornado on Thursday toppled campers at and sent trees crashing onto vehicles at the Cherrystone Family Camping Resort on the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia More>>

Palestine Policeman hit in rollover accident on Loop 256

Palestine Police Sgt. Gabriel Green was responding to an emergency call concerning an assault when his police cruiser was struck on the rights side by a Ford passenger van. More>>

Plane carrying 116 passengers crashes over Mali Desert

The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight that crashed in a remote area of Mali early Thursday has been found, the country's President told other officials, according to Reuters. More>>

Accused capital murderer James Calvert toys with court: "I'm not the defendant"

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TYLER (KYTX) -- Accused capital murderer James Calvetrt was back in court Thursday for another pretrial hearing.Calvert is accused of killing his ex-wife Jelena on Haloween of 2012 and then kidnapping, going on the run with his young son. More>>

Update: Autopsy reveals stab wound led to death of 4-year-old girl

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UPDATE: ATHENS, TX (KYTX) - An autopsy report reveals a stab wound to the chest contributed to the death of 4-year-old Victoria Wyatt. More>>

Why Smith County won't be making rulings on immigration issue Video included

We're learning more about what led Smith County commissioners to vote on some immigration resolutions and the reason for the outcomes. The commissioners court discussion Tuesday came down to what a county government's role is.  More>>

Jury notice scam reported in Gregg County

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GREGG CO. (KYTX) - Authorities in Gregg County are advising residents to be aware of a jury notice scam similar to the one that residents in Smith County have reported. More>>

SPCA of Texas and Hunt County Constable Seize 222 Dogs, Cats

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(HUNT COUNTY, TX/McKINNEY, TX) - The Hunt County Constable, and the SPCA of Texas has seized 222 cruelly treated animals including 166 dogs, 43 cats, 14 kittens and 13 puppies. More>>

Crews fixing broken emergency siren

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TYLER (KYTX) - Crews are fixing a broken emergency siren at the corner of New Copeland and Paluxy in Tyler. Neighbors in the area say it's been out for months and they are tired of not having an outdoor warning signal when storms roll through their area. More>>

Dad says Southwest removed him from flight over Twitter gripe

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(USA TODAY) - A Minnesota man says he and his two children were asked to get off a Southwest Airlines flight they had just boarded after the man tweeted about a boarding disagreement he had with a Southwest gate agent. More>>

Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali

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London (CNN) -- An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in Mali, the flight operator said. More>>

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  • Dallas doctor convicted of health care fraud

    Dallas doctor convicted of health care fraud

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:39:15 GMT
    A Dallas County, Texas, physician has been convicted of health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Tariq Mahmood, 63, of Cedar Hill was found guilty by a jury of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and seven counts of health care fraud following a four day trial before U.S. District Judge Michael Schneider. According to information presented in court, Mahmood, a general practitioner, owned and operated seve...More >>
    A Dallas County, Texas, physician has been convicted of health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Tariq Mahmood, 63, of Cedar Hill was found guilty by a jury of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and seven counts of health care fraud following a four day trial before U.S. District Judge Michael Schneider. According to information presented in court, Mahmood, a general practitioner, owned and operated seve...More >>
  • Accused capital murderer James Calvert toys with court: "I'm not the defendant"

    Accused capital murderer James Calvert toys with court: "I'm not the defendant"

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:09:04 GMT
    James Calvert in courtJames Calvert in court
    TYLER (KYTX) -- Accused capital murderer James Calvetrt was back in court Thursday for another pretrial hearing.Calvert is accused of killing his ex-wife Jelena on Haloween of 2012 and then kidnapping, going on the run with his young son.More >>
    TYLER (KYTX) -- Accused capital murderer James Calvetrt was back in court Thursday for another pretrial hearing.Calvert is accused of killing his ex-wife Jelena on Haloween of 2012 and then kidnapping, going on the run with his young son.More >>
  • Update: Autopsy reveals stab wound led to death of 4-year-old girl

    Update: Autopsy reveals stab wound led to death of 4-year-old girl

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:50:12 GMT
    Victoria Wyatt (photo: family)Victoria Wyatt (photo: family)
    UPDATE: ATHENS, TX (KYTX) - An autopsy report reveals a stab wound to the chest contributed to the death of 4-year-old Victoria Wyatt.More >>
    UPDATE: ATHENS, TX (KYTX) - An autopsy report reveals a stab wound to the chest contributed to the death of 4-year-old Victoria Wyatt.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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