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Fire departments battle structure fire in Smith County
SMITH COUNTY, Texas — Several fire departments responded to a structure fire in the 20300 block of County Road 363 close to 5 p.m. on Sat. Feb. 16. Teams include Jackson Heights, Gladewater, Red Springs and Winona fire departments. Authorities said they are not aware of any injuries at this time. We
Two charged after Texas toddler's body found in bucket of acid
LAREDO, Texas — LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A South Texas couple has been arrested after the remains of their 2-year-old daughter were found in a bucket apparently containing acid.
Northbound traffic on part of Old Bullard Road to be affected for 6 months
TYLER, Texas — Northbound traffic on a portion of Old Bullard Road will be rerouted for approximately six months during a major construction project. Construction is expected to start in the next month on a project that seeks to reduce street flooding in the area, according to city engineer Lisa Cro
Texas border town fights construction of border wall, fearing it could displace homes
ROMA, Texas — This small border town is hitting a wall. This past week, the border security deal reached by Congress and signed by President Trump set aside $1.35 billion for fencing and barriers at the border. Apart from the national emergency Trump declared to secure additional billions for the bo
East Texas Auto & Cycle Show draws enthusiasts, continues Sunday
People of all ages gathered at the Harvey Convention Center in Tyler for the 29th East Texas Auto & Cycle Show this weekend. The show, which continues through Sunday, benefits the East Texas Crisis Center, which provides safety, shelter and education for victims of family violence, sexual assault an
Virtual reality transforms an East Texas’ classroom experience
BULLARD (KLTV) - Technology is already a big part of our lives and for East Texas students, it’s now making its way into the classroom. New technology is being used at Bullard Intermediate which is sending students all around the world without ever leaving the classroom.
Sen. Angela Paxton files bill that would allow her husband, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, to issue exemptions from securities regulations
The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.
Man wanted for assaulting ex-girlfriend after allegedly burglarizing her home booked into Smith County Jail
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A man who the Smith County Sheriff’s Office said was wanted for breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s home and assaulting her is now in custody. Dustin Dwayne Radney, 28, of Mineola, is charged with aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury, Burglary of a Habitation, and
Body recovered during search for missing 60-year-old fisherman in Texas City: Coast Guard
TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- The search for a missing 60-year-old fisherman out of Texas City has come to an end. On Saturday, the Coast Guard said a body was recovered during the search for Dale Wolfe.
Judge Sides With Texas Landowners Over High-Speed Rail Issue
A judge sided with Texas landowners who pushed back against the prospect of being forced to sell their land for a proposed high-speed rail line connecting Dallas and Houston. Leon County Judge Deborah Evans ruled this month that Texas Central Railway doesn't have the authority to force landowners to
Fox Box: Bullard, J’ville, Troup athletes compete in powerlifting
Bullard competed at the Chapel Hill meet in Tyler, Thursday, Feb. 7, along with seven other teams. Bryson Luscombe placed second in the 148 class with lifts totaling 1,115 pounds.
Tyler police looking to identify credit card thief
TYLER, Texas — Police are hoping to identify a woman who is known to steal credit cards in purses in offices. According to Tyler police, the woman goes to businesses during office hours and tells people at the businesses who approach her that she is late for an appointment.
UT, A&M, other Texas schools have long history of blackface
AUSTIN - For University of Texas students, singing "The Eyes of Texas" at sporting events, commencement and other campus events is a rite of passage. But a glance around the stadium might reveal that some of those students aren't singing along -- a nod to the song's shameful origins. In 1903, it was
Jury finds Flint man accused of child sex crimes not guilty
FLINT, TX (KLTV) - A Smith County jury found a Flint man who was charged with three child sex crimes not guilty Friday. William Ronald Crist, 46, was on trial in Judge Jack Skein’s 241st Judicial District Court.
Tyler PD warns local business to stop selling CBD products
TYLER, Texas — The Tyler Police Department is asking Dragon's Breath, a smoke shop in Tyler, to stop selling products that contain cannabidiol (CBD.) In a letter the store received on Friday, the department informed the store of their continued investigation into complaints on the sale of CBD in the
Wrongful death lawsuit filed after Tyler plane crash
TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The plaintiffs in a wrongful death lawsuit are claiming gross negligence caused a Tyler plane crash that killed a pilot and an East Texas pastor. The lawsuit was filed by Preston Burton on behalf of Pastor Trevor Morris’ estate and surviving family members, including his parents,
Texas 14-Year-Old Was Fatally Stabbed by Friend, Who Said Victim 'Was Like a Sister to Me'
A Texas teenager was convicted Thursday of fatally stabbing her 14-year-old friend in 2018, when the suspect was 13, PEOPLE confirms. A Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman tells PEOPLE that the killer, now 14, was found guilty of delinquent conduct in juvenile court, which is equiv
Bullock and Rose are engaged
Jay and Rebecca Bullock of Flint, Texas, and Elizabeth and Daniel Ferguson of Denton, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter Carrie Elizabeth Bullock to Trey Rose, son of Bernie Rose Jr. and Lynn Rose of New Iberia.
Rusk P.D. seeks help identifying suspects
The Rusk Police Department is seeking help with a case it is currently investigating, involving a stolen vehicle that was recovered in the area. The suspects – believed to be traveling in a white vehicle – are unknown, but possibly may be involved in thefts involving ATMs or other coin-type machines
ALL CLEAR: Union Pacific fixes downed railroad arms on FM 346 causing school bus delays
WHITEHOUSE, Texas (KETK) - Union Pacific had to fixed downed railroad arms Friday morning in the Whitehouse area. According to Whitehouse ISD, around 6:30 a.m. buses had to use alternate routes to pick up students due to railroad arms being down at one crossing on Farm-to-Market Road 346.