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Longview man arrested in Tyler crash on suspicion of DWI

A Longview man was jailed Saturday in Tyler after police there say he drove into several structures, News-Journal news partner KETK reported. The overnight arrest occurred along the 2400 block of Gentry Parkway, where police say they spotted a car being driven recklessly at about 2:20 a.m. Saturday.


Tyler police arrest intoxicated driver following short chase

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The Tyler Police Department said a man was arrested Saturday morning after leading police on a short chase. According to the police department, on Saturday, March 23 at approximately 2:21 a.m., a Tyler police officer on routine patrol in the 2000 block of East Gentry Parkway obser


Crews responding to accident involving vehicle hitting a tree at Tyler State Park

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Emergency crews are responding to an accident involving a truck hitting a tree at Tyler State Park. According to the Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office, the accident is in the 1400 block of Park Road 16. This is within the limits of Tyler State Park.


Plano police make DWI arrest after wreck

A chase early Saturday in Tyler resulted in two arrests, according to a news release from the Tyler Police Department. A Tyler police officer on routine patrol around 2:21 a.m. in the 2000 block of East Gentry Parkway observed a white 2001 Honda Accord driving recklessly.


Texas pet owner dead, ‘attacked by her two pit bull terriers’: police

A Texas woman died on Saturday after she was “attacked by her two pit bull terriers,” police said. Officers arrived at North O’Connor Road to help out the fire department, who was called to a veterinary facility about “reports of a woman in need of medical attention,” Irving Police said in a news re


Tyler business owner charged with tobacco violations

A Tyler business owner was arrested Thursday by the Texas Comptroller's Office for refusing to let investigators inspect his documents and for failing to maintain records of sales or purchase of tobacco products for the last four years.


Tyler Fire responding to structure fire at Hunter Glen's Apartments

TYLER, TX (KETK) - Tyler Fire and Police Departments are responding to a structure fire at Hunter's Glen Apartments in Tyler. A call came in just before 4:45 p.m. Multiple vehicles from the departments are on site.


Local girl has rare disease but is beating the odds

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - At first glance, Aiyana Sulley looks like any other four year old; but she is far from. Aiyana has Rubinstein Taybi Syndrome - a genetic condition in the same family as down syndrome.


Central Texas coalition working to end veteran homelessness

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Across the area, the Central Texas Homeless Coalition is working to provide resources to end veteran homelessness. According to a "point in time" count conducted in January, there were 31 veterans identified between Bell, Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties.


Tyler PD responds to car crashing into business

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Tyler police are responding to a car crash in the Cumberland shopping center on South Broadway in Tyler. A car has apparently crashed into a shop. KETK will update this story as more information becomes available.


Spring fling adoption event a success for the Smith County Animal Shelter

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The Smith County Animal Shelter held it’s Spring Fling adoption event Saturday at the shelter. The event included free food and drinks, music from local radio stations, information about the hero dog blood donor program and booths providing discounted vaccines, microchipping and g


East Texans celebrate sixth International Day of Happiness

East Texans celebrated the sixth annual International Day of Happiness with a day of activities Saturday at Bergfeld Park in Tyler. The United Nations has recognized the International Day of Happiness since 2012 as a way to acknowledge the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the wo


TRAFFIC ALERT: One person killed in pin-crash involving semi-truck

TYLER, Texas — Tyler police are responding to a deadly two-vehicle pin-in crash on Loop 323 and Highway 271. According to police, a car slide under a Family Dollar semi-truck. Police received the call at about 2:48 p.m.


TRAFFIC ALERT: Railroad crossing at FM 315 in Chandler to shutdown Sunday for repairs

CHANDLER, TX (KLTV) - A railroad crossing on a heavily traveled roadway in Chandler will be closed on Sunday. According to a Facebook post from the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, the railroad crossing on FM 315 in Chandler will shutdown Sunday, March 24 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for repairs.


Pet of the Week: 3.24.19

This beautiful, spirited boy is ready to be a loyal member of your family. His name is Mic and he is available for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler. Piercing, golden eyes will immediately get your attention, along with his exuberant body wiggles. He loves to run after a thro


DPS, fire department at scene of 3-vehicle wreck just west of Paluxy on FM 346

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A wreck is congesting traffic south of Tyler Friday night. According to DPS officials, the wreck involves three vehicles. The wreck is just west of Paluxy, at the intersection of 15 and 346, and traffic is backing up in all directions. Firefighters are directing traffic aro


New commercial air service announced for Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

TYLER, Tx (KETK) - On Tuesday, March 26 at 10 a.m. the city of Tyler Pounds Regional Airport and a commercial air carrier will announce a new air service and air carrier for the city.


Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of Texas

MEXICO CITY – Mexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days. The National Migration Institute said Saturday that its assistance unit, Grupo Beta, received a call for help after the migrants


One dead in pin-in accident at Loop 323/HWY 271

TYLER, TX (KETK) - Officer Don Martin of the Tyler Police Department has confirmed there was a fatality in the wreck at Loop 323 and HWY 271. Officials say that a car slid under a semi-truck.


Abbott reappoints Stoudt as chairman of Commission on Jail Standards

Gov. Greg Abbott has reappointed Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt as chairman of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. Stoudt was first appointed chairman in October 2016, and his new term is set to Jan. 31, 2025.