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Tyler Police searching for early morning robber

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Tyler Police need your help finding an early morning robbery suspect. A woman says a robber tackled her to the ground and stole her purse.  More>>

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  • Country singer Kevin Sharp dies

    Country singer Kevin Sharp dies

    Country singer Kevin Sharp dies

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:39:38 GMT
    (CNN) -- Country singer Kevin Sharp has died from "complications due to cancer," his mother told CNN. He was 43.More >>
    (CNN) -- Country singer Kevin Sharp has died from "complications due to cancer," his mother told CNN. He was 43.
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  • One year after bombing, Boston beefs up security for famed marathon

    One year after bombing, Boston beefs up security for famed marathon

    One year after bombing, Boston beefs up security for famed marathon

    Kris Biagiotti pushes her special-needs daughter, Kayla, in a jogging stroller during the Boston Marathon in 2013.Kris Biagiotti pushes her special-needs daughter, Kayla, in a jogging stroller during the Boston Marathon in 2013.
    (BOSTON)- Monday sees the 118th running of the Boston Marathon, and the firstsince the attack last year that killed three spectators.On Sunday evening, security preparations were front and center along with the runners and 1 million people who will watch the storied race.For blocks in downtown Boston, a ring of steel barricades cordons off where Monday's race will end. Some 3,500 cops will protect the marathon course, double least year's police presence. Spectators have been told to bring no ...More >>
    (BOSTON)- Monday sees the 118th running of the Boston Marathon, and the firstsince the attack last year that killed three spectators.On Sunday evening, security preparations were front and center along with the runners and 1 million people who will watch the storied race.For blocks in downtown Boston, a ring of steel barricades cordons off where Monday's race will end. Some 3,500 cops will protect the marathon course, double least year's police presence. Spectators have been told to bring no ...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 >>
  • Black Beauty Ranch animal sanctuary opens gate for rare open house

    Black Beauty Ranch animal sanctuary opens gate for rare open house

    Black Beauty Ranch animal sanctuary opens gate for rare open house

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-04-21 00:10:02 GMT
    Over 43 different animal species call the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch Animal Sanctuary in Murchison home. The gates are opened to the public just twice a year.More >>
    Over 43 different animal species call the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch Animal Sanctuary in Murchison home. The gates are opened to the public just twice a year.More >>
  • UPDATE: Ferry was "too listed" for passengers to board lifeboats

    UPDATE: Ferry was "too listed" for passengers to board lifeboats

    UPDATE: Ferry was "too listed" for passengers to board lifeboats

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-04-20 13:12:41 GMT
    Jindo, South Korea (CNN) -- A South Korean captain, standing in handcuffs before reporters, defended his order to delay the evacuation of his sinking ferry, CNN affiliate YTN reported early Saturday. TheMore >>
    Passengers aboard the doomed South Korean ferry could not board lifeboats because the vessel had already listed too much, a crew member on the ship said, according to a radio transcript released Sunday.More >>
  • Hallsville Student Finds Used Needle on School's Playground

    Hallsville Student Finds Used Needle on School's Playground

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:43:25 GMT
    HALLSVILLE (KYTX) - A situation to make any parent worry. Pamela Kelly says her 4 year old son came home from school recently with a hole in his hand. Tyler Kelly goes to Pre-K here, at the Little Cats Learning Center in Hallsville. Kelly says since coming forward with this news,she has received thanks from other parents."They have been extremely thankful. So they can be more proactivand morere on the look out." - Pamela Kelly, Tyler'Mom Thehe school made this statement to CBS 19 via email. T...More >>
    HALLSVILLE (KYTX) - A situation to make any parent worry. Pamela Kelly says her 4 year old son came home from school recently with a hole in his hand. Tyler Kelly goes to Pre-K here, at the Little Cats Learning Center in Hallsville. Kelly says since coming forward with this news,she has received thanks from other parents."They have been extremely thankful. So they can be more proactivand morere on the look out." - Pamela Kelly, Tyler'Mom Thehe school made this statement to CBS 19 via email. T...More >>
  • Worst jobs of 2014

    Worst jobs of 2014

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:17:43 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - 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. LongMore >>
    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 >>
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies at 87

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies at 87

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:52:44 GMT
    (CNN) -- Gabriel García Márquez, the influential, Nobel Prize-winning author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera," has died, his family and officials said. He was 87. TheMore >>
    Gabriel García Márquez, the influential, Nobel Prize-winning author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera," has died, his family and officials said.More >>
  • Source: Malaysia Airlines jet soared high briefly, then descended

    Source: Malaysia Airlines jet soared high briefly, then descended

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:44:55 GMT
    (CNN) -- Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 soared to near its peak altitude after drastically changing course, a senior Malaysian aviation source said -- adding yet another wrinkle to the enigma of the plane'sMore >>
    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 soared to near its peak altitude after drastically changing course, a senior Malaysian aviation source said -- adding yet another wrinkle to the enigma of the plane's last flight .

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  • Mich. judge to convicted killer: "I hope you die in prison"

    Mich. judge to convicted killer: "I hope you die in prison"

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:22:38 GMT
    JACKSON, Mich. - A Jackson County judge lost his temper during a sentencing hearing and told a convicted murderer that he hoped she died in prison, reports CBS affiliate WLNS in Lansing. Judge John McBainMore >>
    A Jackson County judge lost his temper during a sentencing hearing and told a convicted murderer that he hoped she died in prisonMore >>
  • Local student enters "local hero" competition

    Local student enters "local hero" competition

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:53:52 GMT
    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 OliviaMore >>
    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 OliviaMore >>
  • Students promote, organize "Color Fun Run" for English class

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

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:48:36 GMT
    BULLARD (KYTX) - 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 wideMore >>
    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.





     
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  • Newest technology to keep your home safe from invaders

    Newest technology to keep your home safe from invaders

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:44:34 GMT
    (KYTX) - Two sheriff's departments are still trying to catch robbers who broke into two East Texas homes this week. Homeowners were tied up, held at gunpoint, and had valuables stolen. One incident happenedMore >>
    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

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

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:49:07 GMT
    (CNN) -- 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,More >>
    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

    Fraternity closes Ole Miss chapter after racial incident

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:38:29 GMT
    (CNN) -- 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 civilMore >>
    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

    Charges pending for man caught on surveillance staring at sleeping toddler

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:17:52 GMT
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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. Christopher Gomez,More >>
    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 >>
  • Gregg Co accident shuts down Hwy 31 to one lane

    Gregg Co accident shuts down Hwy 31 to one lane

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:36:55 GMT
    GREGG COUNTY (KYTX) - Texas Highway 31 East is reduced to one lane after a multiple vehicle wreck. Two people, including a child  have been sent to the hospital. It happened around 11 a.m. Friday, aboutMore >>
    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

    Polygamist Warren Jeffs' Texas ranch being seized by state officials

    (CNN) - 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. The TexasMore >>
    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

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

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:42:17 GMT
    From the City of Tyler:TYLER (KYTX) - This Friday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m., the City of Tyler's Liberty Hall will present Stevie Jo Rosenbalm in concert. Rosenbalm is on a break from his tour on the hitMore >>
    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 area Wal-Mart stores reopen following bomb threat

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:25:38 GMT
    TEXARKANA (KTBS) - Police are investigating a bomb threat that shut down 4 Wal-Marts in the Texarkana area. Authorities say they received a bomb threat against the stores around 7:00 a.m. this morning.More >>
    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

    UT Tyler exercise research study benefits participants and students

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:15:58 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - 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,More >>
    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

    7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes in southern Mexico

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:15:16 GMT
    (CNN) - A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Friday morning in southern Mexico's Guerrero state, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake happened at 9:27 a.m. local time (10:27 a.m. ET) near Mexico'sMore >>
    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

    3 East Texas cyclists hit in last 8 days

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:45:44 GMT
    kdean@tylerpaper.com(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 numbersMore >>
    (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

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

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:33:18 GMT
    Lufkin Crime stoppersLufkin Crime stoppers
    Lufkin Crimestoppers:LUFKIN (KYTX) - Crime Stoppers of Lufkin needs your help solving the murder of Kavy Neil Sowell. Emergency responders found the body of 62-year-old Kavy Neil Sowell March 17, 2014More >>
    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

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

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:01:34 GMT
    (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. Thirty-nine percent of employees say they don't receive fair pay inMore >>
    (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

    Avalanche kills 12 on Mount Everest

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:11:30 GMT
    Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- A high-altitude avalanche Friday killed 12 Sherpa guides and seriously wounded three in the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest, officials said. Four others are missing,More >>
    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

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

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:07:00 GMT
    Jindo, South Korea (CNN) -- 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 otherMore >>
    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 >>
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