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Texas Medical Board disciplines Tyler physician

A Tyler physician was disciplined by the Texas Medical Board on March 2. Dr. Norman Joel McCall entered into an agreed order with the board requiring him to obtain within 30 days an independent medical evaluation by a board approved psychiatrist and follow all recommendations for care and treatment


East Texas fugitive known as "Stinky Butt" captured in Jacksonville

A man who escaped the custody of the Van Police Department in late November after he received medical treatment at a Tyler hospital is in custody. A press release from the Jacksonville Police Department said police received word Drashaydrian "Stinky Butt" Hunter, 26, was at an apartment in the Jack


Methamphetamine dealer arrested after leading deputies on chase

Bill Monday, a 33-year-old Athens-area methamphetamine dealer was arrested after leading Henderson County deputies on a chase through the town Thursday. Deputies believed Monday to be in Athens with a large amount of illegal narcotics. According to authorities, Monday refused to stop his motorcycle


1 arrested after firing multiple shots at rehab center

Juan Carlos Garcia, a 21-year-old Tyler man, was arrested after allegedly firing multiple shots at around 9:23 p.m. Thursday at the Waterton at Shiloh at 2875 Shiloh Rd. When Tyler Police officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired in the area, witnesses told them they saw a possible susp


One man arrested following reports of shots fired in Tyler

TYLER, TX (KETK) - Tyler Police arrest a man after reports of shots fired near a local rehabilitation center Thursday night. Around 9:23 pm, officials responded to multiple reports of shots fired in the area of the 2500 block of Shiloh Road. When officers arrived, it was determined the shots were f


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Texas Medical Board disciplines Tyler doctor, 51 other physicians

A Tyler doctor is one of 52 that The Texas Medical Board recently took disciplinary action against during its March meeting. The board said that Norman Joel McCall, M.D., of Tyler, "violated his 2009 Order as modified by failing to timely file logs documenting his Alcoholics Anonymous attendance and


Tyler police searching for suspect who stole Coach items

Tyler Police are asking for the public's help locating a suspect who they say stole several Coach items. The theft reportedly occurred at Dillard's. Several Coach brand items were stolen from the store. Police ask that if you have any information to contact Detective Brock at 903535-0122 or call Ty


1 person taken to hospital after vehicle crashes into bank on South Broadway Avenue in Tyler

One man was taken to the hospital after a sedan crashed into a bank building off of South Broadway Avenue. A 63-year-old Papa John's Pizza delivery driver was eastbound on Barbee Drive when he jumped a small curb, hit a small tree and crashed into the south side of the Texas Bank and Trust at 6530 S


Officials identify 2 killed in Longview fire

Officials from the Longview Fire Department have identified two individuals that were killed during a residential fire that happened at approximately 11 p.m. on March 9, 2018 on 103 Cherie Lane. When firefighters were dispatched and arrived to the fire, they found apartment A of the duplex on fire w


Suspect accused of robbing Tyler credit union at gunpoint charged

Police have charged the man they say robbed a Tyler credit union at gunpoint back in December. Wayne Alan Watson, 58, of Fort Worth was served an arrest warrant on Tuesday and charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony. Police say on Dec. 1, 2017, Watson was responsible for robbing the


Tyler woman indicted, injury to a child

Natasha Woods, a 31-year-old Tyler woman, was indicted on March 1, 2018 for injury to a child. According to the Smith County Jail Records, the offense took place on Jan. 24, 2018. She is also being held for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest, search or transport. Woods is


Woman who allegedly exposed 1-year-old to cocaine indicted

A Tyler woman who allegedly exposed a 1-year-old to cocaine has now been formally charged. Sheikaila Wright, 22, of Tyler was indicted March 1 by a Smith County grand jury for a charge of endangering a child. Wright was arrested on Jan. 31 and booked into the Smith County Jail. According to an arres


60 ill, 12 dead dogs, puppies seized from alleged puppy mill in Canton

The Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office and the SPCA of Texas descended on an alleged puppy mill in Canton Wednesday afternoon, removing 72 dogs and puppies, 12 of which were deceased, according to a press release issued by the SPCA. The animals were suffering from various health issues including fur


Tyler drivers should expect nighttime lane closures on South Broadway

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Tyler drivers should expect nighttime lane closures on South Broadway Avenue at South Town Drive as construction work continues on the right-turn lane at South Town. Work is set to begin at Grande and FM 2493/Old Jacksonville Hwy. Daytime lane closures are scheduled for eastbou


Tyler Police responding to report of...

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Tyler Police were dispatched Thursday morning to a person hit by a vehicle near the Broadway Crossing shopping center. According to the Tyler Police call log, the accident was reported at 11:17 a.m. The incident happened near the intersection of E Reick Road and Doonybrook Ave


Tyler man indicted on multiple charges, assault on public servant

A Tyler man has been charged with assault on a public servant. According to court documents, Tevin Jenkins of Tyler has been charged with assault on a public servant, resisting arrest, evading arrest, failure to appear and a parole violation. Jenkins is currently being held in the Smith County jail


Tyler woman uses story to combat domestic abuse

Shortly after Amber Pinkney arrived to work one night in July of 2009 at East Texas Medical Center, now UT Health Tyler, she knew things would never be the same. The man Pinkney had been in an on-again, off-again relationship with for several years was there and confronted her about their latest dis