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Take a ride on the new miniature railroad track at Mineola's Iron Horse Square Park
People take one of the inaugural rides on the miniature railroad track at Mineola's Iron Horse Square Park Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 after the grand opening celebration of the track and train building in Mineola, Texas. (Chelsea Purgahn/Tyler Morning Telegraph)
Smith County Sheriff’s Office investigating homicide
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - The Smith County Sheriff’s Office said they are investigating a homicide Saturday. According to the sheriff’s office, they are investigating in the 2700 block of Old Gladewater Highway.
CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Mineola Adds Provider to Meet Community Needs
Mineola, TX – Patients in need of primary care in Northeast Texas have a wonderful new resource at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Mineola with the addition of Amarina O’Byrne, FNP, to their outstanding team.
DPS: One person dies in motorcycle crash in Smith County
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - The Texas Department of Public Safety said a man died after a motorcycle crash in Smith County Saturday. According to DPS, at approximately 2:35 PM, Troopers responded to a motorcycle fatal crash on CR-1125, 0.5 mile south of the city of Tyler in Smith County.
'Santa' shot at while driving on Texas freeway: report
One Texas man won’t appear on Santa Claus’ “Nice List” after opening fire Tuesday on another man dressed up as Santa. A man wearing a Santa costume, whose identity remains unknown but was identified by police as "Santa," and his wife – referred to by police as "Mrs. Claus" – were driving home when t
Unusual motorcycle accident south of Tyler kills Flint man
SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - Saturday afternoon at approximately 2:35 PM, troopers responded to a motorcycle fatal crash on county road 1125 in Smith County. The accident occurred 0.5 mile south of Tyler.
Collins says Texas court ruling on ACA 'will be overturned on appeal'
Washington (CNN)Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins predicted Sunday that a Texas judge's decision striking down Obamacare would likely be overturned. "I think this will be overturned on appeal," Collins said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union." She added, "There's no reason why the individual mand
Are four recent homicides in Smith County connected?
SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - Tyler Police and the Smith County Sheriff's Office are investigating whether four homicides in eight days could be connected. Police have already said publicly they suspect at least two of the recent killings are linked and possibly drug-related.
Mineola Landmark Commission unveils miniature Union Pacific replica train, track in Iron Horse Square
MINEOLA — While the newest train in Mineola takes passengers on a circular path through Iron Horse Square, some on board may also feel as though they’re being transported back in time.
Here's what's at risk in the Texas Obamacare ruling
(CNN)Whether you know it or not, Obamacare has affected nearly every American. The Affordable Care Act does far more than allow millions of people to get health insurance through exchanges or Medicaid expansion.
Freak motorcycle accident south of Tyler kills Flint man
A motorcyclist from Flint was killed Saturday when he struck a downed tree on County Road 1125 south of Tyler, according to the Department of Public Safety. The crash occurred about 2:35 p.m. Saturday, when DPS troopers were called to the scene a half-mile south of Tyler in Smith County.
Tyler crews responding to major traffic crash on Loop 323, Kinsey Dr
TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Crews are responding to a reported crash on West Southwest Loop 323. According to online records, Tyler police and Tyler Fire are responding to a major traffic crash call on Kinsey Drive and Loop 323. It is reported they were dispatched to the location at about 12:58 p.m. Friday.
East Texas Drilling Report for Dec. 16
(County; Operator; Lease/Well; Field; Survey; Type; Depth; Location) Gregg; Linder, John Operating Co. LLC; Sheppard, 1R; East Texas; Thomason, GA/200; Oil; 4,000; 1 Miles SW White Oak.
VIDEO: Meet the new Hawkins police chief
HAWKINS, TX (KLTV) - Hawkins is welcoming a new police chief to the force and he’s already become kind of a celebrity. Anyone who interacts with Police Chief Manny Gillo can tell just by his accent that he’s not from around here. But his commitment to the community and the new mentality he brings to
Fatal crash north of Marshall
MARSHALL, Texas (KETK) - Thursday night at 9:20 p.m., DPS troopers responded to a one vehicle fatal crash on Macedonia Road 4.5 miles northwest of the city of Marshall. Preliminary crash information indicates that the driver of a 2011 Dodge Charger, Steven D. Alexander, 38, of Marshall was traveling
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
ETX school districts respond to final 2018 TEA accountability ratings
EAST TEXAS — Everyone is familiar with the A-F grading system, but for school districts in Texas, it's a new way of being graded by the Texas Education Agency. Preliminary ratings for 1200 districts and charters were handed out at the beginning of the school year. As a requirement, the state then op
UPDATE: Father of teen killed in Chandler shooting pronounced dead, sheriff's office said shooting not a random act
A second person has died as a result of a shooting on Monday near Chandler. Gabriel McBride, 46, was pronounced dead Tuesday in a Tyler hospital from injuries sustained from a gunshot wound to the head, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.
Accident at Kinsey Drive and WSW Loop 323
TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Accident at Kinsey Drive and WSW Loop 323. A witness reports first responders are bringing jaws of life on scene. Please use caution in the area. We will update as information becomes available.
Traffic alert: Tyler police responding to crash on Old Jacksonville, Grande
TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler police are responding to a traffic crash at a major intersection. About 6 p.m., officers were called to the intersection of Old Jacksonville Highway and Grande Boulevard in response to a crash, according to online police records.