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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
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.
Smith County Sheriff's Office locates fugitive wanted for aggravated assault
MINEOLA, Texas — Dustin Dwayne Radney, 28, of Mineola, Texas turned himself into the Smith County Sheriff's Office on Monday, February 1. Radney was wanted after he went to the residence of his ex-girlfriend, just north of Lindale, Texas, and forced his way into her home.
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
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.
East Texas man wanted for assault in custody
SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - An East Texas man wanted for aggravated assault, burglary, and theft is now in custody. Dustin Radney, 28, of Mineola, was booked into the Smith County jail on February 11. He's being held on a $100,000 bond.
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.
East Texas’ Kacey Musgraves wins big at Grammys
MINEOLA, TX (KLTV) - East Texas’ own Kacey Musgraves won Album of the Year at the 61st Grammy Awards. The Mineola native won the night’s top honor for “Golden Hour." “Oh my God. Oh my God! I don’t even know what to say," Musgraves said in her acceptance speech. "It was unbelievable to be even in a c
Texas woman shot dead in $200 gas station robbery, police say
A newlywed convenience store clerk in Texas was shot to death early Friday during an armed robbery, becoming the second person to be killed at a business in the area in three months.
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
Womans body found in lake, submerged vehicle just 100 feet away from shore
TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A woman’s body was pulled out of Cedar Creek lake Friday. Henderson County rescue divers were able to find the woman and the vehicle not far from the docks.
Angela Albers appointed Wood County district attorney by Gov. Abbott
Angela Albers has been appointed Wood County criminal district attorney by Gov. Greg Abbott for a term set to expire Dec. 31, 2020, or until her successor is elected. Albers succeeds Jim Wheeler, who stepped down in October as the Texas Rangers began investigating him for official oppression. Since
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
Mineola woman convicted of stealing mail back in jail
TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A Mineola woman who served a 14-month federal prison sentence for stealing mail has been arrested after allegedly breaking conditions of her supervised release.
Lindale police seeking woman in Walmart theft investigation
LINDALE, Texas (KETK) - Lindale police are asking for help identifying a woman they say was involved in a theft from Walmart. LPD posted photos of the subject on Facebook. She was seen driving what appears to be a white Ford Fusion.
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.
Country star Miranda Lambert reveals secret marriage to NYC police officer
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Lindale's Miranda Lambert celebrated Valentine's Day weekend with the announcement that she secretly got married. A representative for the singer confirmed the marriage after Lambert posted photos on social media Saturday showing her in a white lace gown with her new husband, Bren
Girls Playoffs: Brownsboro upsets Bullard, Canton, Gilmer, Martin's Mill advance, Lee's season ends
KETK - A number of East Texas girls basketball teams are moving on to the regional quarterfinals. However, the season came to an end for the Tyler Lee Lady Raiders. Despite pushing No. 16 ranked Allen to the wire, Lee fell 35-29 Friday in Wills Point. Ross Barber's team wraps up its campaign at 26-1
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,
Tyler working to ease 'dirty' smell, taste of city water
TYLER, Texas (KETK) - The City of Tyler says it is taking steps to mitigate the "smelly water" problem encountered by Tyler residents since the Golden Road water treatment plant was taken offline for construction.