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Explosion destroys home in Willis; at least 3 injured

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An explosion and fire was reported at a home north of Conroe early Tuesday, the sheriff’s office said. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said the explosion leveled a one-story home.  More>>

Six arrested in Smith County last week have drug-cartel ties, sheriff says Video included

(TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH/KYTX) - Six people arrested in Smith County last week on drug trafficking, illegal gambling and money laundering charges have drug cartel ties, according to Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith. More>>

Gov. Perry Sending Troops to Border

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(CNN) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry will immediately send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the southern border, where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have crossed into the United States this year in a surge that is deemed a humanitarian crisis. More>>

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  • Train carrying bodies from MH17 arrives in Kharkiv

    Train carrying bodies from MH17 arrives in Kharkiv

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:58 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:58:49 GMT
    Four refrigerated rail cars carrying the bodies of 282 of the 298 victims of a downed Malaysian jetliner arrived in the city of Kharkiv, controlled by the Ukrainian national government, en route to Amsterdam.
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    Four refrigerated rail cars carrying the bodies of 282 of the 298 victims of a downed Malaysian jetliner arrived in the city of Kharkiv, controlled by the Ukrainian national government, en route to Amsterdam.

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  • Gov. Perry sending National Guard troops to border

    Gov. Perry sending National Guard troops to border

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:50:14 GMT
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry will immediately send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the southern border, where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have crossed into the United States this year in a surge that is deemed a humanitarian crisis. Perry also wants President Barack Obama and Congress to hire an additional 3,000 border patrol agents for the Texas border, which would eventually replace the temporary guard forces.More >>
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry will immediately send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the southern border, where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have crossed into the United States this year in a surge that is deemed a humanitarian crisis. Perry also wants President Barack Obama and Congress to hire an additional 3,000 border patrol agents for the Texas border, which would eventually replace the temporary guard forces.More >>
  • Special Report: Prescription Description

    Special Report: Prescription Description

    TYLER (KYTX) - Nearly half of all Americans take at least one prescription drug every month. And, that can can get expensive, which is why many people choose to buy generic drugs-or your insurance provider may require generics when available. But, do they work just as well? Local health experts break down whether all drugs are created equal. More >>
    TYLER (KYTX) - Nearly half of all Americans take at least one prescription drug every month. And, that can can get expensive, which is why many people choose to buy generic drugs-or your insurance provider may require generics when available. But, do they work just as well? Local health experts break down whether all drugs are created equal. More >>
  • Happy first birthday, Prince George

    Happy first birthday, Prince George

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:20:16 GMT
     It's good to be a future king! Prince George of Cambridge turns a year old on today.More >>
     It's good to be a future king! Prince George of Cambridge turns a year old on today.More >>
  • Tuesday's Weather: Mostly sunny & hot, high mid-90s

    Tuesday's Weather: Mostly sunny & hot, high mid-90s

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:04 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:04:10 GMT
    A mostly sunny hot day is in store for us with temperatures climbing into the mid-90's by mid-late afternoon. Lows tonight will drop into the lower 70's, rebounding quickly tomorrow up to 97. More >>
    A mostly sunny hot day is in store for us with temperatures climbing into the mid-90's by mid-late afternoon. Lows tonight will drop into the lower 70's, rebounding quickly tomorrow up to 97. More >>
  • Business News: Wholesale prices going up

    Business News: Wholesale prices going up

    (CNN)- There is some beef when it comes to prices for burritos. More >>
    (CNN)- There is some beef when it comes to prices for burritos. More >>
  • Entertainment News: Farrah Franklin arrested

    Entertainment News: Farrah Franklin arrested

    (CNN)- A former Destiny's Child singer is in hot water this morning. More >>
    (CNN)- A former Destiny's Child singer is in hot water this morning. More >>
  • Health Alert: Heart attack recovery time

    Health Alert: Heart attack recovery time

    (CBS)- A new study finds women have a tougher time recovering from heart attacks than men do. More >>
    (CBS)- A new study finds women have a tougher time recovering from heart attacks than men do. More >>
  • Child death investigation in Angelina County

    Child death investigation in Angelina County

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:52:02 GMT
    ANGELINA COUNTY (KYTX)-An East Texas baby was found dead .Angelina County Sheriff Greg Sanches says the 2 month old was found unresponsive after her foster mother put her down for a nap. More >>
    ANGELINA COUNTY (KYTX)-An East Texas baby was found dead .Angelina County Sheriff Greg Sanches says the 2 month old was found unresponsive after her foster mother put her down for a nap. More >>
  • City manager proposes $163 million budget with rate increases

    City manager proposes $163 million budget with rate increases

    LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Brittney Kennedy's family owns a bingo hall that sits between Longview athletic fields and land where the city and Gregg County are building an animal shelter."I think it's bringing more community together, our community together, and more things to do, for sure," Kennedy says, but she's not happy that her water rates will increase at least 20 cents a month, some permits and fees are increasing, and a higher proposed property tax rate could mean more money out of her pocket....More >>
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Brittney Kennedy's family owns a bingo hall that sits between Longview athletic fields and land where the city and Gregg County are building an animal shelter."I think it's bringing more community together, our community together, and more things to do, for sure," Kennedy says, but she's not happy that her water rates will increase at least 20 cents a month, some permits and fees are increasing, and a higher proposed property tax rate could mean more money out of her pocket....More >>
  • Cyclosporiasis Cases Are Being Investigated

    Cyclosporiasis Cases Are Being Investigated

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:26:38 GMT
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Workers with Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) are advising healthcare providers to be on the lookout for patients with Cyclosporiasis.More >>
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Workers with Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) are advising healthcare providers to be on the lookout for patients with Cyclosporiasis.More >>
  • Katy Woman Turns Husband in for Child Pornography

    Katy Woman Turns Husband in for Child Pornography

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:14:18 GMT
    Photo: Soengsug Soelberg Miller, KHOUPhoto: Soengsug Soelberg Miller, KHOU
    KATY (KHOU)– A Katy man appeared in court Monday on charges he sexually assaulted a young relative.More >>
    KATY (KHOU)– A Katy man appeared in court Monday on charges he sexually assaulted a young relative.More >>
  • Lost Dog Found Seven Years Later

    Lost Dog Found Seven Years Later

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:10:07 GMT
    Photo: Reese, KHOUPhoto: Reese, KHOU
    HOUSTON (KHOU) -- If dogs could talk, the Maltese named Reese would have a heck of a tale to tell.More >>
    HOUSTON (KHOU) -- If dogs could talk, the Maltese named Reese would have a heck of a tale to tell.More >>
  • East Texans turning to health care sharing ministries for cheaper and more personal health care

    East Texans turning to health care sharing ministries for cheaper and more personal health care

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:52:59 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX)-When Daniel Lamonte moved to Texas, he struggled to find an affordable health care plan for his family, but then he found a health care sharing ministry.More >>
    TYLER (KYTX)-When Daniel Lamonte moved to Texas, he struggled to find an affordable health care plan for his family, but then he found a health care sharing ministry.More >>
  • Plane ticket prices hike once again, but for different reason

    Plane ticket prices hike once again, but for different reason

    (KYTX) - Monday kicked off yet another hike in plane ticket prices, but this time, the airlines are not to blame.The culprit is higher security fees. Congress approved them late last year to help balance the federal budget, and fund the Transportation Security Administration. So now, the typical security fee tacked onto your ticket price is doubling.East Texan Howard Kline's job in the packaging industry has him flying across the country every week. As a frequent flyer, he knows how much tick...More >>
    (KYTX) - Monday kicked off yet another hike in plane ticket prices, but this time, the airlines are not to blame.The culprit is higher security fees. Congress approved them late last year to help balance the federal budget, and fund the Transportation Security Administration. So now, the typical security fee tacked onto your ticket price is doubling.East Texan Howard Kline's job in the packaging industry has him flying across the country every week. As a frequent flyer, he knows how much tick...More >>
  • MH17 crash: Rebels hand over black boxes

    MH17 crash: Rebels hand over black boxes

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:58:04 GMT
    Photo: CNNPhoto: CNN
    Hrabove, Ukraine (CNN) -- Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine handed over the black box data recorders from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, days after the passenger jet crashed.More >>
    Hrabove, Ukraine (CNN) -- Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine handed over the black box data recorders from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, days after the passenger jet crashed.More >>
  • Hospital to pay $190M after doctor taped pelvic exams

    Hospital to pay $190M after doctor taped pelvic exams

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:28:05 GMT
    Photo: John Hopkins HospitalPhoto: John Hopkins Hospital
    BALTIMORE, MD (KTBS) -- Johns Hopkins Health System will pay $190 million to more than 8,000 women whose bodies may have been videotaped or photographed by a gynecologist using a pen-like camera during pelvic exams.More >>
    BALTIMORE, MD (KTBS) -- Johns Hopkins Health System will pay $190 million to more than 8,000 women whose bodies may have been videotaped or photographed by a gynecologist using a pen-like camera during pelvic exams.More >>
  • Mississippi mom swaps death row for jail cell to await trial

    Mississippi mom swaps death row for jail cell to await trial

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:14:46 GMT
    Photo: Michelle Byrom, CNNPhoto: Michelle Byrom, CNN
    (CNN) -- A Mississippi woman whose death sentence was overturned has been moved from state prison to county jail, where she will await a new trial, authorities say.More >>
    (CNN) -- A Mississippi woman whose death sentence was overturned has been moved from state prison to county jail, where she will await a new trial, authorities say.More >>
  • Tsarnaev friend convicted of obstructing Boston bombings probe

    Tsarnaev friend convicted of obstructing Boston bombings probe

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:00:02 GMT
    Photo: Azamat Tazhayakov- right, Boston CBSPhoto: Azamat Tazhayakov- right, Boston CBS
    Boston (CNN) -- A federal jury on Monday found a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of obstructing the investigation into the 2013 attack.More >>
    Boston (CNN) -- A federal jury on Monday found a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of obstructing the investigation into the 2013 attack.More >>
  • Obama bars federal contractors from LGBT discrimination

    Obama bars federal contractors from LGBT discrimination

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:52:33 GMT
    Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.More >>
    Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.More >>
  • Ex-paratrooper receives Medal of Honor at White House

    Ex-paratrooper receives Medal of Honor at White House

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:59:55 GMT
    Photo: Sgt. Ryan Pitts, USA Today Photo: Sgt. Ryan Pitts, USA Today
    WASHINGTON (USA TODAY) — A former paratrooper who became the sole survivor of an Afghanistan outpost under heavy attack in 2008, choosing to fight on to the death with the bodies of six U.S. soldiers around him, survived to receive the Medal of Honor Monday in a White House ceremony.More >>
    WASHINGTON (USA TODAY) — A former paratrooper who became the sole survivor of an Afghanistan outpost under heavy attack in 2008, choosing to fight on to the death with the bodies of six U.S. soldiers around him, survived to receive the Medal of Honor Monday in a White House ceremony.More >>
  • Google's WebP

    Google's WebP

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:55:15 GMT
    Photo: Google's WebP, CNNPhoto: Google's WebP, CNN
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney)- Giant photos are slowing the Web down. Google has a plan to make your pages load faster.More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney)- Giant photos are slowing the Web down. Google has a plan to make your pages load faster.More >>
  • Crews battling abandoned warehouse fire in east central Longview

    Crews battling abandoned warehouse fire in east central Longview

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:44:00 GMT
    Longview Fire Marshal Johnny Zackary tells CBS 19 that firefighters are at 110 Mopac Drive, where an abandoned warehouse is on fire.More >>
    Longview Fire Marshal Johnny Zackary tells CBS 19 that firefighters are at 110 Mopac Drive, where an abandoned warehouse is on fire.More >>
  • Texas A&M's Victor Davis accused of shoplifting

    Texas A&M's Victor Davis accused of shoplifting

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:25:10 GMT
    Courtesy: KHOUCourtesy: KHOU
    ROSENBERG (KHOU) – Another Texas AM football player has found himself in trouble with the law, according to a report from KBTX.More >>
    ROSENBERG (KHOU) – Another Texas AM football player has found himself in trouble with the law, according to a report from KBTX.More >>
  • Infant abandoned in middle of the road after rollover accident in Conroe

    Infant abandoned in middle of the road after rollover accident in Conroe

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:20:48 GMT
    Courtesy: KHOUCourtesy: KHOU
    CONROE (KYTX)- Authorities are searching for a father who is accused of abandoning his injured infant son at the scene of a rollover accident Sunday night in Montgomery County, DPS said.More >>
    CONROE (KYTX)- Authorities are searching for a father who is accused of abandoning his injured infant son at the scene of a rollover accident Sunday night in Montgomery County, DPS said.More >>
  • Facebook introduces 'Save' feature

    Facebook introduces 'Save' feature

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:03:32 GMT
    Courtesy: USA TodayCourtesy: USA Today
    (USA TODAY)- Facebook rolled out a new feature Monday that allows users to save pages that interest them for later access.More >>
    (USA TODAY)- Facebook rolled out a new feature Monday that allows users to save pages that interest them for later access.More >>
  • Infant death in Angelina County under investigation

    Infant death in Angelina County under investigation

    ANGELINA CO. (KYTX) - The death of a 2-month-old girl is under investigation after officers received a 911 call Saturday, July 19 from a home near Huntington in reference to an unresponsive infant.More >>
    ANGELINA CO. (KYTX) - The death of a 2-month-old girl is under investigation after officers received a 911 call Saturday, July 19 from a home near Huntington in reference to an unresponsive infant.More >>
  • "What exactly are they trying to hide?" Obama says of Russia, rebels

    "What exactly are they trying to hide?" Obama says of Russia, rebels

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:14:44 GMT
    Hrabove, Ukraine (CNN) -- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and U.S. President Barack Obama lashed out Monday at Russia over conditions at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, saying Russian-backed rebels at the site continue to impede efforts to recover bodies and investigate exactly what happened.More >>
    Hrabove, Ukraine (CNN) -- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and U.S. President Barack Obama lashed out Monday at Russia over conditions at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, saying Russian-backed rebels at the site continue to impede efforts to recover bodies and investigate exactly what happened.More >>
  • Social Security: Baby Boomers should beware

    Social Security: Baby Boomers should beware

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:34:54 GMT
    Are you a Baby Boomer who has worked for both the public and private sector during your working career? If so, you are probably feeling pretty good about your retirement options, which very likely include a public pension, as well as Social Security.More >>
    Are you a Baby Boomer who has worked for both the public and private sector during your working career? If so, you are probably feeling pretty good about your retirement options, which very likely include a public pension, as well as Social Security.
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  • Angie's List: Tree removal

    Angie's List: Tree removal

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-07-21 13:34:38 GMT
    Trees can add beauty and value to our homes -- even reduce heating and cooling costs if they're properly placed.  But what happens if 

    you have a tree in your yard that is in danger of toppling? There are a things you can do to help remove those trees fast and easy. 

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    Trees can add beauty and value to our homes -- even reduce heating and cooling costs if they're properly placed.  But what happens if 

    you have a tree in your yard that is in danger of toppling? There are a things you can do to help remove those trees fast and easy. 

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  • Learn the ABCs of skin cancer this summer

    Learn the ABCs of skin cancer this summer

    TYLER (KYTX) - We could all use a refresher on our ABCs this summer, but we're not talking about the song you learned when you were little. These are the ABCs of skin cancer, and dermatologists say they could save your life. More >>
    TYLER (KYTX) - We could all use a refresher on our ABCs this summer, but we're not talking about the song you learned when you were little. These are the ABCs of skin cancer, and dermatologists say they could save your life. More >>
  • Monday's Weather: Sunny and warm, high mid 90s

    Monday's Weather: Sunny and warm, high mid 90s

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-07-21 12:08:20 GMT
    Sunny skies with highs reaching the mid-90’s are expected today.  Mostly clear tonight with lows dropping to 73.  Sunny & hot again Tue with the mercury reaching 95.  More >>
    Sunny skies with highs reaching the mid-90’s are expected today.  Mostly clear tonight with lows dropping to 73.  Sunny & hot again Tue with the mercury reaching 95.  More >>
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  • Texan is one of two Americans killed in Gaza fighting

    Texan is one of two Americans killed in Gaza fighting

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:25 AM EDT2014-07-21 12:25:39 GMT
    A Texan was one of two Americans who were soldiers for the Israel Defense Force killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip. The IDF said in a statement that Sgt. Nissim Sean Carmeli, 21, was killed in combat in the Gaza Strip. More >>
    A Texan was one of two Americans who were soldiers for the Israel Defense Force killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip. The IDF said in a statement that Sgt. Nissim Sean Carmeli, 21, was killed in combat in the Gaza Strip. More >>
  • Entertainment News: Levine ties the knot

    Entertainment News: Levine ties the knot

    (CNN)- Adam Levine is off the market. More >>
    (CNN)- Adam Levine is off the market. More >>
  • Business News: Unemployment rates drop

    Business News: Unemployment rates drop

    (CBS)- Unemployment rates dropped in 22 states last month, according to the Labor Department. More >>
    (CBS)- Unemployment rates dropped in 22 states last month, according to the Labor Department. More >>
  • Health Alert: HIV rates declining

    Health Alert: HIV rates declining

    (CBS)- HIV rates are declining in the US. New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the annual HIV diagnosis rate in the US has decreased more than 30 percent. More >>
    (CBS)- HIV rates are declining in the US. New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the annual HIV diagnosis rate in the US has decreased more than 30 percent. More >>
  • Teen dies in go-kart accident near Texas Motor Speedway

    Teen dies in go-kart accident near Texas Motor Speedway

    A teenage girl died Sunday after her go-kart crashed outside Texas Motor Speedway.More >>
    A teenage girl died Sunday after her go-kart crashed outside Texas Motor Speedway.More >>
  • Another 4-lane, East to West Road Coming to Longview

    Another 4-lane, East to West Road Coming to Longview

    Sunday, July 20 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-07-20 23:53:27 GMT
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -The Longview City Council approved a 3.5 million dollar project to make another 4-lane, east to west road in Longview. The project will widen Magnolia Lane, a road that connects Judson and McCann Roads near the Longview Mall. The project was approved Thursday and was granted to East Texas Bridge in Longview. A start date has not been finalized.More >>
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -The Longview City Council approved a 3.5 million dollar project to make another 4-lane, east to west road in Longview. The project will widen Magnolia Lane, a road that connects Judson and McCann Roads near the Longview Mall. The project was approved Thursday and was granted to East Texas Bridge in Longview. A start date has not been finalized.More >>
  • A New Nursing School in Longview Tries to Fight Off a Nursing Shortage in Texas

    A New Nursing School in Longview Tries to Fight Off a Nursing Shortage in Texas

    Sunday, July 20 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-20 23:49:52 GMT
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -A gutted out student center filled with ladders, paint buckets, and workers all trying to convert it into a school of nursing.Letourneu University Vice President of Enrollement Terry Cruse says the school is empty for the summer but should be bustling by the fall."We have a very short time window in which to recruit students. We will be ready to bring these students into a state of the arc facility labs, beds, and waiting rooms." - Terry Cruse, Vice President of EnrollementHe...More >>
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -A gutted out student center filled with ladders, paint buckets, and workers all trying to convert it into a school of nursing.Letourneu University Vice President of Enrollement Terry Cruse says the school is empty for the summer but should be bustling by the fall."We have a very short time window in which to recruit students. We will be ready to bring these students into a state of the arc facility labs, beds, and waiting rooms." - Terry Cruse, Vice President of EnrollementHe...More >>
  • Meth bust leads to multiple arrests in Longview

    Meth bust leads to multiple arrests in Longview

    Sunday, July 20 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-07-20 23:48:40 GMT
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Several people are behind bars after police discovered a couple hundred of meth at a home in the 1900 block of Willis drive around 5:00 Saturday morning, according to Longview police spokeswoman Debra Stiles.More >>
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Several people are behind bars after police discovered a couple hundred of meth at a home in the 1900 block of Willis drive around 5:00 Saturday morning, according to Longview police spokeswoman Debra Stiles.More >>
  • Woman homeless after house falls into sinkhole

    Woman homeless after house falls into sinkhole

     The homeowner whose house is being threatened by a sinkhole in Spring Hill returned to get some belongings and 10 News Reporter Sarah Hagen was there at the scene on Eldridge Road and Van Allen Way.
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     The homeowner whose house is being threatened by a sinkhole in Spring Hill returned to get some belongings and 10 News Reporter Sarah Hagen was there at the scene on Eldridge Road and Van Allen Way.

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  • Dallas team makes dinosaur discoveries in Alaska

    Dallas team makes dinosaur discoveries in Alaska

    A dinosaur expedition underway in Alaska will soon turn into a learning experience for North Texans.More >>
    A dinosaur expedition underway in Alaska will soon turn into a learning experience for North Texans.More >>
  • Small earthquake rattles Northwest Dallas

    Small earthquake rattles Northwest Dallas

    The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a small earthquake in Northwest Dallas on Sunday morning.The tremor was centered near Interstate 35E and Regal Row and struck at 6:43 a.m.There were no reports of damage or injuries.More >>
    The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a small earthquake in Northwest Dallas on Sunday morning.The tremor was centered near Interstate 35E and Regal Row and struck at 6:43 a.m.There were no reports of damage or injuries.More >>
  • "One small step" into history, 45 years later

    "One small step" into history, 45 years later

    Flying 69 miles above the far side of the moon, out of contact with Earth and a world-wide audience holding its collective breath, Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin fired their lunar module's main engine for 30 seconds to begin the first piloted descent to the moon's surface.More >>
    Flying 69 miles above the far side of the moon, out of contact with Earth and a world-wide audience holding its collective breath, Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin fired their lunar module's main engine for 30 seconds to begin the first piloted descent to the moon's surface.More >>
  • Ukraine government: More than 200 bodies found at MH17 crash site

    Ukraine government: More than 200 bodies found at MH17 crash site

    Twenty-seven more bodies have been found at the MH17 crash site in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, Vice Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Sunday.More >>
    Twenty-seven more bodies have been found at the MH17 crash site in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, Vice Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Sunday.More >>
  • Family dollar robbed, police looking for suspect

    Family dollar robbed, police looking for suspect

    Sunday, July 20 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-07-20 20:23:41 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Police are searching for a Family Dollar robbery suspect. The robbery happened just before 10:00 Sunday morning at the 1527 Loop 323 location.More >>
    TYLER (KYTX) - Police are searching for a Family Dollar robbery suspect. The robbery happened just before 10:00 Sunday morning at the 1527 Loop 323 location.More >>
  • Art Display Remembers Longview Chiropractor

    Art Display Remembers Longview Chiropractor

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:26:36 GMT
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -After a funeral service at First Baptist Church, family and friends gathered at a closed reception at the Longview Museum of Fine Arts. It was to honor Dr. John Petty's life and talent as a photographer.Museum Director and Petty's close friend, Renee Hawkins, says the family wanted the reception here to honor his work."Having his photographs here meant that friends could come and remember him. " - Renee Hawkins, Executive Director of Longview Museum of Fine ArtsLast Sunday, P...More >>
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -After a funeral service at First Baptist Church, family and friends gathered at a closed reception at the Longview Museum of Fine Arts. It was to honor Dr. John Petty's life and talent as a photographer.Museum Director and Petty's close friend, Renee Hawkins, says the family wanted the reception here to honor his work."Having his photographs here meant that friends could come and remember him. " - Renee Hawkins, Executive Director of Longview Museum of Fine ArtsLast Sunday, P...More >>
  • Actor James Garner dead at 86

    Actor James Garner dead at 86

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:22:52 GMT
    James Garner, the understated, wisecracking everyman actor who enjoyed multi-generational success on both the small and big screen, has died. He was 86.More >>
    James Garner, the understated, wisecracking everyman actor who enjoyed multi-generational success on both the small and big screen, has died. He was 86.More >>
  • Longview Police and Fenton Motors Team Up for Child Seat Safety

    Longview Police and Fenton Motors Team Up for Child Seat Safety

    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -The Longview Police Department taught parents, that were buying new cars, how to properly buckle, and secure your child's safety seat. Police Officer Misty Ryan is a certified instructor and says a car seat that isn't installed properly doesn't do your child much good. "It's important to make sure children are safe, and that car seats are being used correctly every time. That way, when they are in a crash they have a better chance of coming out without injuries." - Misty Ryan...More >>
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -The Longview Police Department taught parents, that were buying new cars, how to properly buckle, and secure your child's safety seat. Police Officer Misty Ryan is a certified instructor and says a car seat that isn't installed properly doesn't do your child much good. "It's important to make sure children are safe, and that car seats are being used correctly every time. That way, when they are in a crash they have a better chance of coming out without injuries." - Misty Ryan...More >>
  • Tyler police looking for man who robbed Family Dollar store

    Tyler police looking for man who robbed Family Dollar store

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:19:17 GMT
    A clerk and another witness said a man entered and demanded money from the cash register.More >>
    A clerk and another witness said a man entered and demanded money from the cash register.More >>
  • 8 killed, dozens injured in Sunday morning attack on Gaza

    8 killed, dozens injured in Sunday morning attack on Gaza

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:17:36 GMT
    The Israeli Defense Force said Sunday it would expand its incursion into Gaza. The IDF is considering taking the fight into the heart of Gaza's cities, possibly engaging in street battles.More >>
    The Israeli Defense Force said Sunday it would expand its incursion into Gaza. The IDF is considering taking the fight into the heart of Gaza's cities, possibly engaging in street battles.More >>
  • ETX protesters gather in opposition of granting immigrant amnesty

    ETX protesters gather in opposition of granting immigrant amnesty

    Saturday, July 19 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-07-20 01:31:05 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - As the federal government works to find ways house the growing influx of people entering the US illegally, those in opposition are standing up in protest.CBS 19's Katiera Winfrey spoke to a group of east Texas protesters who say keeping the border open is only putting a bigger strain on the already struggling US economy.The messages plastered across these posters paint a clear picture of the america these people would like to see."We need to close the border between Texas and m...More >>
    TYLER (KYTX) - As the federal government works to find ways house the growing influx of people entering the US illegally, those in opposition are standing up in protest.CBS 19's Katiera Winfrey spoke to a group of east Texas protesters who say keeping the border open is only putting a bigger strain on the already struggling US economy.The messages plastered across these posters paint a clear picture of the america these people would like to see."We need to close the border between Texas and m...More >>
  • Woman grazed by bullet after refusing to give up cell phone

    Woman grazed by bullet after refusing to give up cell phone

    A 29-year-old woman says she has no regrets about not handing over her cell phone to a would-be-thief...More >>
    A 29-year-old woman says she has no regrets about not handing over her cell phone to a would-be-thief...More >>
  • Correctional facility roof collapse, several injured

    Correctional facility roof collapse, several injured

    Saturday, July 19 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-19 20:59:41 GMT
    DIBOLL (KYTX) - Several people were injured when a roof collapsed at the Diboll Correctional Center Saturday afternoon. The facilities warden said, the building is used for housing.Center representatives said 84 people were in the area when the roof collapse happened. Ten people were taken to the hospital for injuries, other are being treated on site.Authorities said the people have been moved to the jail's gym. None of the injuries are life threatening.More >>
    DIBOLL (KYTX) - Several people were injured when a roof collapsed at the Diboll Correctional Center Saturday afternoon. The facilities warden said, the building is used for housing.Center representatives said 84 people were in the area when the roof collapse happened. Ten people were taken to the hospital for injuries, other are being treated on site.Authorities said the people have been moved to the jail's gym. None of the injuries are life threatening.More >>
  • Versatile Broadway actress Elaine Stritch dies at 89

    Versatile Broadway actress Elaine Stritch dies at 89

    Actress Elaine Stritch, known for her brash persona, gravelly voice and versatility over seven decades on Broadway, died Thursday, longtime friend Julie Keyes told CNN. She was 89.More >>
    Actress Elaine Stritch, known for her brash persona, gravelly voice and versatility over seven decades on Broadway, died Thursday, longtime friend Julie Keyes told CNN. She was 89.More >>
  • For his own birthday, 9-year-old collects shoes for other kids in need

    For his own birthday, 9-year-old collects shoes for other kids in need

    TYLER (KYTX) - If you ask most kids what they want for their birthday, you'll get a laundry list of ideas. But 9-year-old Jade Kasiss' only birthday wish this year was to help out other kids in need. More >>
    TYLER (KYTX) - If you ask most kids what they want for their birthday, you'll get a laundry list of ideas. But 9-year-old Jade Kasiss' only birthday wish this year was to help out other kids in need. More >>
  • Delay at sheriff's office leads to release of eight alleged criminals

    Delay at sheriff's office leads to release of eight alleged criminals

    SMITH COUNTY (KYTX) - Since November of last year, eight people facing felony convictions were released from the Smith County Jail on personal recognizance bonds because the sheriff's office didn't present their completed cases to the district attorney by the deadline.More >>
    SMITH COUNTY (KYTX) - Since November of last year, eight people facing felony convictions were released from the Smith County Jail on personal recognizance bonds because the sheriff's office didn't present their completed cases to the district attorney by the deadline.More >>
  • Dad beats teen unconscious after finding him sexually abusing his son

    Dad beats teen unconscious after finding him sexually abusing his son

    The victim's father reportedly called 911 early Friday morning after he walked in on the alleged abuse. When officers arrived they found 18-year-old Raymond Frolander, who they say was lying motionless on the living room floor.More >>
    The victim's father reportedly called 911 early Friday morning after he walked in on the alleged abuse. When officers arrived they found 18-year-old Raymond Frolander, who they say was lying motionless on the living room floor.More >>
  • Expert warns immigrant children could be easy recruits for gangs

    Expert warns immigrant children could be easy recruits for gangs

    Some are concerned that the unaccompanied children crossing into the U.S. might become easy recruits for criminal gangs.More >>
    Some are concerned that the unaccompanied children crossing into the U.S. might become easy recruits for criminal gangs.More >>
  • Spring Hill Representing Texas in Dixie World Series

    Spring Hill Representing Texas in Dixie World Series

    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -A group of eight-year-olds are representing Texas in the Dixie World Series. The group of Spring Hill students from Longview played their first game in Arkansas today.The team's first game was a success. The team beat Arkansas 7 to 6 and then went on to beat North Carolina 9 to 3. Texas will advance to play Georgia at noon Saturday.Spring Hill beat out 12 teams in the district tournament, and then 12 teams in the state tournament to advance to the Dixie World Series.The Dixie...More >>
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) -A group of eight-year-olds are representing Texas in the Dixie World Series. The group of Spring Hill students from Longview played their first game in Arkansas today.The team's first game was a success. The team beat Arkansas 7 to 6 and then went on to beat North Carolina 9 to 3. Texas will advance to play Georgia at noon Saturday.Spring Hill beat out 12 teams in the district tournament, and then 12 teams in the state tournament to advance to the Dixie World Series.The Dixie...More >>
  • Man sentenced for producing child porn at Sea World

    Man sentenced for producing child porn at Sea World

    A federal jury sentenced a 27-year-old Cocoa Beach man who was found guilty of child pornography charges stemming from photographs he took in February of a 2-year-old girl while at SeaWorld.More >>
    A federal jury sentenced a 27-year-old Cocoa Beach man who was found guilty of child pornography charges stemming from photographs he took in February of a 2-year-old girl while at SeaWorld.More >>
  • Obama announces that 1 American was killed on Malaysian Flight 17

    Obama announces that 1 American was killed on Malaysian Flight 17

    At least one American citizen was among the nearly 300 innocent people killed when a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over Ukraine, President Obama announced Friday, calling the incident a "global tragedy."More >>
    At least one American citizen was among the nearly 300 innocent people killed when a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over Ukraine, President Obama announced Friday, calling the incident a "global tragedy."More >>
  • Rain vs. Mosquitoes: Which one wins?

    Rain vs. Mosquitoes: Which one wins?

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-07-18 23:37:06 GMT
    Heavy rains throughout the week were somewhat of a double-edged sword in the battle against mosquitoes.More >>
    Heavy rains throughout the week were somewhat of a double-edged sword in the battle against mosquitoes.More >>
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