Federal grand jury indicts Quitman man for child sexual exploitation

A Quitman man arrested in August on multiple child sex charges now finds himself under a federal indictment.
Smith County Sheriff: Man pulled out gun during argument, shot at ground
 East Texas Kitchen: Three recipes from Mama Steph you’ll want to add to your holiday menu
 Smith County Sheriff’s Office: People not stopping for school buses
Car crashes into optician office on South Broadway in Tyler


  Bishop of Tyler addresses concerns among Catholics at national meeting
Bishop of Tyler Joseph Strickland was one of the many Bishops from across the country that attended a national meeting last week in Baltimore. Strickland says when he heard about a small group of protesters outside, he went out to talk and pray with them.
Smith County Sheriff’s Office: People not stopping for school buses
Law enforcement is cracking down on people not stopping for stopped school buses.
Kilgore College Rangerettes to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Members of the Kilgore College Rangerettes arrived in New York City Monday.

Christmas light displays and parades across East Texas

A list of Christmas displays and parades across East Texas.

SWEPCO: At least 2,200 customers without power in Kilgore

According to the Southwestern Electric and Power Company’s outage map, at least 1,000 customers are without power in Kilgore.
FBI: Man wanted for Houston murder may be in Nacogdoches area
  Crews investigating gas leak near site of water line break in Longview
RV camper burns to ground in Smith County


Chicago pastor kicks parishioner out of church for dressing in drag

A church issued statement said the pastor privately warned Haywood on three different occasions that dressing like a woman is against the church's rules

Pope to meet with young inmates, AIDS patients in Panama

The Vatican is confirming Pope Francis will travel to Panama in January for the Catholic Church's big youth rally, and says he'll also spend time there with juvenile delinquents and people suffering from AIDS


Texas Ranger Adrian Beltre hanging up uniform for good after 21 seasons

  Mahomes, Chiefs lose 54-51 to Rams

Mahomes, Chiefs lose 54-51 to Rams