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Tyler Police searching for early morning robber

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>>

Cherokee County woman found dead in driveway, husband charged with murder

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CHEROKEE CO. (KYTX) - On Sunday April 20, 2014 at approximately 9:35am Kayla Nicole Thompson (27 years of age) was found deceased in the driveway of her residence, located in the 1500 block of County Road 3201 just West of Lake Jacksonville. More>>

ETX Deacon arrested for 1981 Pennsylvania homicide

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HARRISBURG, PA. (KYTX) - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today the U.S. Marshals Service arrested a Pennsylvania fugitive in Texas who was wanted for more than 30 years on a 1981 murder charge. More>>

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  • Hallsville Student Finds Used Needle on School's Playground

    Hallsville Student Finds Used Needle on School's Playground

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:39:56 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 >>
  • Rusk Co woman airlifted to Tyler following accidental shooting

    Rusk Co woman airlifted to Tyler following accidental shooting

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:23:17 GMT
    On 4-21-2014 at approximately 10:43am, The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a shooting. Deputies discovered a female had a gunshot wound to her face. The victim was airlifted to Tyler area hospital for treatment.More >>
    On 4-21-2014 at approximately 10:43am, The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a shooting. Deputies discovered a female had a gunshot wound to her face. The victim was airlifted to Tyler area hospital for treatment. More >>
  • A year later, Boston Marathon runners race again

    A year later, Boston Marathon runners race again

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:18:29 GMT
    (CNN) -- The first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 crossed the finish line Monday, triumphant in a storied race that has become a national symbol of resiliency and determination. Race officials said Meb Keflezighi, 38, won the men's division, with an official time of 2:08:37, according to the Boston Marathon's Facebook page.More >>
    (CNN) -- The first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 crossed the finish line Monday, triumphant in a storied race that has become a national symbol of resiliency and determination. Race officials said Meb Keflezighi, 38, won the men's division, with an official time of 2:08:37, according to the Boston Marathon's Facebook page.More >>
  • 3 Suspects in Smith County home burglary arrested, possibly connected to other area thefts

    3 Suspects in Smith County home burglary arrested, possibly connected to other area thefts

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:57:02 GMT
    Three suspects are in custody regarding a burglary of a habitation in the 11000 block of Sycamore Street in western Smith County.More >>
    Three suspects are in custody regarding a burglary of a habitation in the 11000 block of Sycamore Street in western Smith County.
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  • Wounded man leads Longview Police on foot chase

    Wounded man leads Longview Police on foot chase

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:24:00 GMT
    On April 21, 2014 at 5:06 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the 1700 Block of Hutchings Blvd for a gunshots heard call. When officers arrived they found a subject who had been shot, in the backyard of one of the residences.More >>
    On April 21, 2014 at 5:06 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the 1700 Block of Hutchings Blvd for a gunshots heard call. When officers arrived they found a subject who had been shot, in the backyard of one of the residences.
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  • 96,000 Pounds Of Oscar Mayer Hot Dogs Recalled

    96,000 Pounds Of Oscar Mayer Hot Dogs Recalled

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:04:12 GMT
    WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Weiners because the products may be mislabeled and contain the incorrect products.More >>
    WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Weiners because the products may be mislabeled and contain the incorrect products.
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  • Longview Teen Succeeds on SAT

    Longview Teen Succeeds on SAT

    Longview Teen Succeeds on SAT

    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -     A Judson Middle School seventh grader is one of 13 Longview ISD students selected in the Annual Duke University talent search. Last month, 12-year-old Chelsea Laury took the SATMore >>
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -     A Judson Middle School seventh grader is one of 13 Longview ISD students selected in the Annual Duke University talent search. Last month, 12-year-old Chelsea Laury took the SATMore >>
  • Longview Middle Schooler Impresses on SAT Test

    Longview Middle Schooler Impresses on SAT Test

    Longview Middle Schooler Impresses on SAT Test

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:42:15 GMT
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -     A Judson Middle School Seventh Grader is one of 13 Longview ISD students selected in the Annual Duke University Talent Search.  Last month, 12-year-old Chelsea Laury took the SATMore >>
    Middle Schooler outscores most High School students. More >>
  • Middle Schooler Impresses on SAT Test

    Middle Schooler Impresses on SAT Test

    Middle Schooler Impresses on SAT Test

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:42:14 GMT
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -     A Judson Middle School Seventh Grader is one of 13 Longview ISD students selected in the Annual Duke University Talent Search.  Last month, 12-year-old Chelsea Laury took the SATMore >>
    Middle School Student outscores most High School Students. More >>
  • SATs, Middle School Student Impresses

    SATs, Middle School Student Impresses

    SATs, Middle School Student Impresses

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:42:14 GMT
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -     A Judson Middle School Seventh Grader is one of 13 Longview ISD students selected in the Annual Duke University Talent Search.  Last month, 12-year-old Chelsea Laury took the SATMore >>
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -     A Judson Middle School Seventh Grader is one of 13 Longview ISD students selected in the Annual Duke University Talent Search.  Last month, 12-year-old Chelsea Laury took the SATMore >>
  • 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 first since 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.More >>
    (BOSTON)- Monday sees the 118th running of the Boston Marathon, and the first since 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.More >>
  • Country singer Kevin Sharp dies

    Country singer Kevin Sharp dies

    Country singer Kevin Sharp dies

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:45:40 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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  • 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 >>
  • Open Carry Texas begins Gregg County chapter, holds first march

    Open Carry Texas begins Gregg County chapter, holds first march

    Open Carry Texas begins Gregg County chapter, holds first march

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:25:38 GMT
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Walking up and down one of the busiest stretches of road in Longview, Gregg County's Open Carry Texas Group held its first March and members openly carried rifles and shotguns aroundMore >>
    New group in Gregg County helps promote gun rights. 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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • 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 >>
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