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  • Crews responded to a major fire at Kilgore business

    Crews responded to a major fire at Kilgore business

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:27 PM EST2018-02-18 03:27:39 GMT

    A major fire happened at General Dynamics in Kilgore Saturday evening. Crews, from the Kilgore Fire Department, Sabine Fire and Rescue, and Longview Fire Department, were called out to the location on US 259. The Kilgore Police asked that people do not come to the area. No injuries have been reported. US 259 is closed between SH 31 and Pentecost Road.  More information will be given once received and verified. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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    A major fire happened at General Dynamics in Kilgore Saturday evening. Crews, from the Kilgore Fire Department, Sabine Fire and Rescue, and Longview Fire Department, were called out to the location on US 259. The Kilgore Police asked that people do not come to the area. No injuries have been reported. US 259 is closed between SH 31 and Pentecost Road.  More information will be given once received and verified. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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  • Longview Police search for suspect in a hit and run

    Longview Police search for suspect in a hit and run

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:19 PM EST2018-02-18 01:19:15 GMT

    East Texas Police are looking for a suspect in a hit and run accident that caused a rollover. Longview Police responded to the accident around 5:30 Friday night in the 1400 block of 9th street. 

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    East Texas Police are looking for a suspect in a hit and run accident that caused a rollover. Longview Police responded to the accident around 5:30 Friday night in the 1400 block of 9th street. 

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  • East Texas man arrested for drug charges

    East Texas man arrested for drug charges

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:02 PM EST2018-02-18 01:02:52 GMT

    An East Texas man has been taken into custody after a traffic stop resulting in drug charges. 

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    An East Texas man has been taken into custody after a traffic stop resulting in drug charges. 

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  • Longview police issues correction on condition of shooting victim

    Longview police issues correction on condition of shooting victim

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:53 PM EST2018-02-17 21:53:43 GMT

    A woman who was shot during a domestic disturbance at a Longview shopping center has died. Longview Police Department released a statement on the incident Saturday afternoon: "Update to February 15, 2018 Disturbance at 103 W. Loop 281 The Longview Police Department was informed today that Diana Jordan died from the injuries she sustained on Thursday night. The investigation is still on going and prayers and thoughts are wished upon the family and friends affected by t...

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    A woman who was shot during a domestic disturbance at a Longview shopping center has died. Longview Police Department released a statement on the incident Saturday afternoon: "Update to February 15, 2018 Disturbance at 103 W. Loop 281 The Longview Police Department was informed today that Diana Jordan died from the injuries she sustained on Thursday night. The investigation is still on going and prayers and thoughts are wished upon the family and friends affected by t...

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  • Former Tyler Librarian's book focuses on East Texans from WWI

    Former Tyler Librarian's book focuses on East Texans from WWI

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:25 PM EST2018-02-17 20:25:47 GMT
    Pages from Rodney Atkins book. (Source: KLTV News Staff)Pages from Rodney Atkins book. (Source: KLTV News Staff)

    As a tradition of black history month, each year a national theme is chosen. The 2018 theme, “African Americans in Times of War,” commemorates the centennial of the end of the First World War in 1918. Rodney Atkins, a Tyler pastor and former librarian, has spent his retirement researching the contributions of African Americans from the East Texas area.   "I found out that almost in every predominantly black cemetery in East Texas you're going to find a World Wa...

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    As a tradition of black history month, each year a national theme is chosen. The 2018 theme, “African Americans in Times of War,” commemorates the centennial of the end of the First World War in 1918. Rodney Atkins, a Tyler pastor and former librarian, has spent his retirement researching the contributions of African Americans from the East Texas area.   "I found out that almost in every predominantly black cemetery in East Texas you're going to find a World Wa...

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  • Saturday college basketball scores and highlights; both SFA teams rout Northwestern State

    Saturday college basketball scores and highlights; both SFA teams rout Northwestern State

    Saturday, February 10 2018 11:47 PM EST2018-02-11 04:47:02 GMT
    Both SFA teams win big over Northwestern State.Both SFA teams win big over Northwestern State.

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  • Longview hosts home and design show

    Longview hosts home and design show

    Saturday, February 10 2018 8:02 PM EST2018-02-11 01:02:42 GMT
    A home improvement paradise is on display at Longview's Maude Cobb activity complex with the annual 'Home and Design show'. The once a year opportunity allows visitors to shop 75-to-80 businesses under one roof- directly related to the homeownership process. Many come to discover the latest products and services available for home improvement, building, buying or remodeling. The show continues Sunday from noon to 4 pm. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
    A home improvement paradise is on display at Longview's Maude Cobb activity complex with the annual 'Home and Design show'. The once a year opportunity allows visitors to shop 75-to-80 businesses under one roof- directly related to the homeownership process. Many come to discover the latest products and services available for home improvement, building, buying or remodeling. The show continues Sunday from noon to 4 pm. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Longview man overcomes physical obstacles

    Longview man overcomes physical obstacles

    Saturday, February 10 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-02-11 00:59:35 GMT
    An East Texas man overcomes his physical limitations to achieve remarkable goals. Over a decade ago, we brought you the story of Blaine Balliett, a physically challenged East Texas boy, who suffered debilitating arthritis but refused to let his ailment get the best of him. We first met Blain over a decade ago, participating in events like Scottish Rite golf, and Windridge horse therapy. Now at 25, he's back in Longview. "I started out at Windridge on the day of my first birthd...More >>
    An East Texas man overcomes his physical limitations to achieve remarkable goals. Over a decade ago, we brought you the story of Blaine Balliett, a physically challenged East Texas boy, who suffered debilitating arthritis but refused to let his ailment get the best of him. We first met Blain over a decade ago, participating in events like Scottish Rite golf, and Windridge horse therapy. Now at 25, he's back in Longview. "I started out at Windridge on the day of my first birthd...More >>
  • First Alert Weather Day overnight into Sunday morning

    First Alert Weather Day overnight into Sunday morning

    Saturday, February 10 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-02-11 00:34:10 GMT
    A cold front has made its way into East Texas and will continue to march towards the southeast. Colder air is pouring in behind the front. Temperatures have dropped over 20 degrees in many locations since the cold front has moved in. Tonight, light rain and drizzle will be possible. Overnight lows will be near the freezing mark, and the freezing temperatures paired with patchy light rain could result in slippery conditions overnight and in the morning. A First Alert Weather Day has...More >>
    A cold front has made its way into East Texas and will continue to march towards the southeast. Colder air is pouring in behind the front. Temperatures have dropped over 20 degrees in many locations since the cold front has moved in. Tonight, light rain and drizzle will be possible. Overnight lows will be near the freezing mark, and the freezing temperatures paired with patchy light rain could result in slippery conditions overnight and in the morning. A First Alert Weather Day has...More >>
  • Two dead in Panola County two-vehicle crash

    Two dead in Panola County two-vehicle crash

    Saturday, February 10 2018 6:16 PM EST2018-02-10 23:16:19 GMT

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal Panola County crash.

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    The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal Panola County crash.

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  • Smith County Sheriff's Office investigating shooting

    Smith County Sheriff's Office investigating shooting

    Sunday, February 4 2018 11:46 AM EST2018-02-04 16:46:30 GMT

    The Smith County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened Friday at Eagle Creek Mobile Home Park.

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    The Smith County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened Friday at Eagle Creek Mobile Home Park.

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  • College basketball roundup: SFA men/women fall to Lamar, special day at Angelina College

    College basketball roundup: SFA men/women fall to Lamar, special day at Angelina College

    Saturday, February 3 2018 11:55 PM EST2018-02-04 04:55:18 GMT
    Basketball scores and highlights.Basketball scores and highlights.

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  • West Rusk standout Tyree Wilson announces he will sign with Texas A&M on National Signing Day

    West Rusk standout Tyree Wilson announces he will sign with Texas A&M on National Signing Day

    Saturday, February 3 2018 11:09 PM EST2018-02-04 04:09:35 GMT
    Wilson will sign with Texas A&M on Wednesday.Wilson will sign with Texas A&M on Wednesday.

    West Rusk star defensive end Tyree Wilson ended any speculation that he might switch from Texas A&M.

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    West Rusk star defensive end Tyree Wilson ended any speculation that he might switch from Texas A&M.

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  • Road closure in Smith County

    Road closure in Smith County

    Saturday, February 3 2018 7:54 PM EST2018-02-04 00:54:27 GMT

    TS 110 North at County Road 427 will be shut down in Smith County for approximately 6 hours.

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    TS 110 North at County Road 427 will be shut down in Smith County for approximately 6 hours.

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  • Volunteers work on officers’ new house, after it was destroyed by tornado

    Volunteers work on officers’ new house, after it was destroyed by tornado

    Saturday, February 3 2018 7:38 PM EST2018-02-04 00:38:10 GMT
    (Source: KLTV News Staff)(Source: KLTV News Staff)

    On April 29, Damon Williams and his wife lost their home, when tornadoes ripped through their area. After months of fund-raising, rebuilding has begun. "Today is awesome,” says Williams. “You can see all the people that are here, they are all volunteers just coming out of the good will, most of this stuff is donated." Wall by wall volunteers, worked Saturday, February 3, to begin the first phase of construction on the William’s new home. "It starte...

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    On April 29, Damon Williams and his wife lost their home, when tornadoes ripped through their area. After months of fund-raising, rebuilding has begun. "Today is awesome,” says Williams. “You can see all the people that are here, they are all volunteers just coming out of the good will, most of this stuff is donated." Wall by wall volunteers, worked Saturday, February 3, to begin the first phase of construction on the William’s new home. "It starte...

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  • Longview holds special election for city council

    Longview holds special election for city council

    Saturday, February 3 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-02-04 00:37:23 GMT
    Polls were open Saturday for voters to select between two candidates to fill an un-expired term for an East Texas city council position. The vote is taking place at Longview's Broughton recreation center to fill the District 3 city council position vacated by Kasha Williams. Wray Wade and Lonnie Murphy are running against each other for the unexpired third term. Special elections traditionally don't receive big voter turnout, but some who live in the district say every voting ...More >>
    Polls were open Saturday for voters to select between two candidates to fill an un-expired term for an East Texas city council position. The vote is taking place at Longview's Broughton recreation center to fill the District 3 city council position vacated by Kasha Williams. Wray Wade and Lonnie Murphy are running against each other for the unexpired third term. Special elections traditionally don't receive big voter turnout, but some who live in the district say every voting ...More >>
  • Longview homeless initiative is showing results

    Longview homeless initiative is showing results

    Saturday, February 3 2018 7:33 PM EST2018-02-04 00:33:16 GMT
    One East Texas city is finding success in dealing with the homeless issue through a resourceful initiative, putting them to work. We see the homeless often on the streets and alleys of our cities."Everybody deserves dignity, and a chance to be proud of themselves. And sometimes you slip into a situation that's hard to get out of without someone helping you out of that hole," says Longview mayor Dr. Andy Mack. Mack needed something to address the problem. "Homelessne...More >>
    One East Texas city is finding success in dealing with the homeless issue through a resourceful initiative, putting them to work. We see the homeless often on the streets and alleys of our cities."Everybody deserves dignity, and a chance to be proud of themselves. And sometimes you slip into a situation that's hard to get out of without someone helping you out of that hole," says Longview mayor Dr. Andy Mack. Mack needed something to address the problem. "Homelessne...More >>
  • Marshall Police Department seeks suspect in Whataburger incident

    Marshall Police Department seeks suspect in Whataburger incident

    Saturday, February 3 2018 6:45 PM EST2018-02-03 23:45:46 GMT
    From the Marshall Police Department: The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the person responsible for injuring two law enforcement officers during an altercation at a fast food restaurant. On Saturday, February 3, 2018 at approximately 3:55 a.m., a male subject entered the Whataburger located at 2010 Victory Drive and attempted to fight with another person. A Marshall Police Officer, who was working security at the restaurant, attempted ...More >>
    From the Marshall Police Department: The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the person responsible for injuring two law enforcement officers during an altercation at a fast food restaurant. On Saturday, February 3, 2018 at approximately 3:55 a.m., a male subject entered the Whataburger located at 2010 Victory Drive and attempted to fight with another person. A Marshall Police Officer, who was working security at the restaurant, attempted ...More >>
  • Gregg County Fire Marshal investigating fatal fire

    Gregg County Fire Marshal investigating fatal fire

    Saturday, February 3 2018 4:35 PM EST2018-02-03 21:35:37 GMT

    The Gregg County Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of a fatal structure and grass fire.

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    The Gregg County Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of a fatal structure and grass fire.

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  • Tyler police arrest armed suspect who robbed person at ATM

    Tyler police arrest armed suspect who robbed person at ATM

    Saturday, February 3 2018 11:24 AM EST2018-02-03 16:24:51 GMT

    Tyler Police responded to the parking lot of Capital One Bank Parking lot located at 4321 Copeland Road on a report of an individual who reported that he was just robbed at the ATM machine by a white male at gun point.

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    Tyler Police responded to the parking lot of Capital One Bank Parking lot located at 4321 Copeland Road on a report of an individual who reported that he was just robbed at the ATM machine by a white male at gun point.

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  • Special Election held in Longview Saturday

    Special Election held in Longview Saturday

    Saturday, February 3 2018 9:27 AM EST2018-02-03 14:27:18 GMT
    There is a special election being held in Longview Saturday morning. This race will determine who will fill the unexpired term of District 3 city councilwoman, Kasha Williams.   Williams left city council to run for a Gregg County Commissioner seat. Voters who live district 3 can vote today from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Broughton Recreation Center, located at 801 S. Blvd. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
    There is a special election being held in Longview Saturday morning. This race will determine who will fill the unexpired term of District 3 city councilwoman, Kasha Williams.   Williams left city council to run for a Gregg County Commissioner seat. Voters who live district 3 can vote today from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Broughton Recreation Center, located at 801 S. Blvd. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
  • SFA vs. Sam Houston State results, plus other basketball scores

    SFA vs. Sam Houston State results, plus other basketball scores

    Saturday, January 27 2018 9:02 PM EST2018-01-28 02:02:46 GMT
    SFA faced rival Sam Houston State.SFA faced rival Sam Houston State.

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    Basketball scores and highlights from Saturday..

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  • Tyler Police searching for suspect in an attempted Walmart robbery

    Tyler Police searching for suspect in an attempted Walmart robbery

    Saturday, January 27 2018 7:41 PM EST2018-01-28 00:41:25 GMT

    The Tyler Police Department responded to an attempted robbery around noon Saturday. It happened at a Tyler Walmart located at 64 West and Loop 323 A Tyler Police Department official stated that a white female walked up to a cashier and revealed her pistol. She then commanded all of the money from the register be given to her. The cashier believed that the gun was fake and refused to give the suspect the money. The suspect tried to cover her actions with a story and ...

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    The Tyler Police Department responded to an attempted robbery around noon Saturday. It happened at a Tyler Walmart located at 64 West and Loop 323 A Tyler Police Department official stated that a white female walked up to a cashier and revealed her pistol. She then commanded all of the money from the register be given to her. The cashier believed that the gun was fake and refused to give the suspect the money. The suspect tried to cover her actions with a story and ...

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  • Senator Cruz visits ETX, speaks against President Trumps proposed pathway to citizenship

    Senator Cruz visits ETX, speaks against President Trumps proposed pathway to citizenship

    Saturday, January 27 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-01-28 00:34:06 GMT
    United States Senator Ted Cruz attends Grassroots America event in Smith County. (Source: KLTV News Staff)United States Senator Ted Cruz attends Grassroots America event in Smith County. (Source: KLTV News Staff)

    Senator Ted Cruz visited Smith County this afternoon to attend a Grassroots America event. He spoke about illegal immigration, stressing the importance of securing the border by building a wall and increasing technology. Senator Cruz also spoke against President Trump's recent proposal to give 1.8 million young, undocumented immigrants a pathway to citizenship. “The DACA program had no citizenship that was Obama's program, it was illegal it was unconstitutional executive amne...

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    Senator Ted Cruz visited Smith County this afternoon to attend a Grassroots America event. He spoke about illegal immigration, stressing the importance of securing the border by building a wall and increasing technology. Senator Cruz also spoke against President Trump's recent proposal to give 1.8 million young, undocumented immigrants a pathway to citizenship. “The DACA program had no citizenship that was Obama's program, it was illegal it was unconstitutional executive amne...

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  • Smith County RV workshop destroyed in large fire

    Smith County RV workshop destroyed in large fire

    Saturday, January 27 2018 7:23 PM EST2018-01-28 00:23:49 GMT
    Precision RV Works fire. (Source: KLTV News Staff)Precision RV Works fire. (Source: KLTV News Staff)

    Rubble and ash is about all that remains inside an East Texas RV service center, after a large fire on January 26 burned everything in sight. "We believe that an RV caught on fire inside the bay," says Kevin Dietz the owner of Timber Creek Crossing Warehouses. Precision RV Works leases three large bays at Timber Creek all of which were destroyed, including two RVs that they were serving, an ATV, and several pieces of equipment.  Property stored in the three ...

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    Rubble and ash is about all that remains inside an East Texas RV service center, after a large fire on January 26 burned everything in sight. "We believe that an RV caught on fire inside the bay," says Kevin Dietz the owner of Timber Creek Crossing Warehouses. Precision RV Works leases three large bays at Timber Creek all of which were destroyed, including two RVs that they were serving, an ATV, and several pieces of equipment.  Property stored in the three ...

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  • Hundreds celebrate Brock Gumm's life

    Hundreds celebrate Brock Gumm's life

    Saturday, January 27 2018 7:09 PM EST2018-01-28 00:09:12 GMT
    Brock's family walks past a candle light vigil at the memorial. Photo by Jamey Boyum KLTV.Brock's family walks past a candle light vigil at the memorial. Photo by Jamey Boyum KLTV.

    The Union Hill High School auditorium was full of friends and family who came to say goodbye to a much-loved nine year old.

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    The Union Hill High School auditorium was full of friends and family who came to say goodbye to a much-loved nine year old.

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  • Denzel Washington honored at Wiley College

    Denzel Washington honored at Wiley College

    Saturday, January 27 2018 7:03 PM EST2018-01-28 00:03:04 GMT

    Denzel Washington was honored at Wiley College Saturday night. Ten years after the release of “The Great Debaters”, Washington came back to Wiley.

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    Denzel Washington was honored at Wiley College Saturday night. Ten years after the release of “The Great Debaters”, Washington came back to Wiley.

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  • Fire claims the life of a Rusk County man

    Fire claims the life of a Rusk County man

    Saturday, January 27 2018 6:58 PM EST2018-01-27 23:58:01 GMT
    The cause of the fire is under investigation. Photo by Jamey Boyum KLTV.The cause of the fire is under investigation. Photo by Jamey Boyum KLTV.

    A fire has taken the life of a Rusk County man. It happened in a mobile home east of Kilgore in Rusk County in the 5400 block of County Road 2105.

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    A fire has taken the life of a Rusk County man. It happened in a mobile home east of Kilgore in Rusk County in the 5400 block of County Road 2105.

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  • Structure fire on Old Jacksonville Friday night is being investigated

    Structure fire on Old Jacksonville Friday night is being investigated

    Saturday, January 27 2018 4:37 PM EST2018-01-27 21:37:12 GMT

    The Smith County Fire Marshal on the scene investigating the cause of a structure fire that happened Friday night. One storage unit with 6 garages was affected.  The most severe damage is inside Precision RV works, an auto service center.

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    The Smith County Fire Marshal on the scene investigating the cause of a structure fire that happened Friday night. One storage unit with 6 garages was affected.  The most severe damage is inside Precision RV works, an auto service center.

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  • College basketball scores and highlights

    College basketball scores and highlights

    Saturday, January 20 2018 10:48 PM EST2018-01-21 03:48:39 GMT
    Saturday scores and highlights.Saturday scores and highlights.

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  • H.S. Football: Gardner commits to SFA; East Texas steals the show at Built Ford Tough Player of the Year ceremony

    H.S. Football: Gardner commits to SFA; East Texas steals the show at Built Ford Tough Player of the Year ceremony

    Saturday, January 20 2018 10:28 PM EST2018-01-21 03:28:20 GMT
    Ingram is the Class 4A player of the year.Ingram is the Class 4A player of the year.

     "Beast Texas" received plenty of recognition this evening at The Star in Frisco at the annual Built Ford Tough Player of the Year ceremony.

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     "Beast Texas" received plenty of recognition this evening at The Star in Frisco at the annual Built Ford Tough Player of the Year ceremony.

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  • Boil water notice issue for portions of Palestine

    Boil water notice issue for portions of Palestine

    Saturday, January 20 2018 10:09 PM EST2018-01-21 03:09:33 GMT

    A boil water notice has been issued for South Sycamore Street, between Dallas and Park streets, in Palestine. 

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    A boil water notice has been issued for South Sycamore Street, between Dallas and Park streets, in Palestine. 

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  • Man dead after officer involved shooting, rangers investigate

    Man dead after officer involved shooting, rangers investigate

    Saturday, January 20 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-01-21 00:36:29 GMT

    Texas Rangers are investigating an officer-involved shooting along a rural East Texas road that sent one man to a hospital. The Harrison County Sheriff's Office says it happened at a residence in the 5400 block of Curtis Black road in western Harrison County, just east of Longview. Investigators are trying to find out what transpired on what was thought to be a simple welfare check. A heavy police presence was there on a remote part of Curtis Black road, all began as a check welfar...

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    Texas Rangers are investigating an officer-involved shooting along a rural East Texas road that sent one man to a hospital. The Harrison County Sheriff's Office says it happened at a residence in the 5400 block of Curtis Black road in western Harrison County, just east of Longview. Investigators are trying to find out what transpired on what was thought to be a simple welfare check. A heavy police presence was there on a remote part of Curtis Black road, all began as a check welfar...

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  • Restaurant cooler catches fire, Tyler Fire Department responds

    Restaurant cooler catches fire, Tyler Fire Department responds

    Saturday, January 20 2018 5:12 PM EST2018-01-20 22:12:59 GMT

    Overnight, the Tyler Fire Department responded to a structure fire. 

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    Overnight, the Tyler Fire Department responded to a structure fire. 

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  • One person shot in Harrison County after altercation

    One person shot in Harrison County after altercation

    Saturday, January 20 2018 3:08 PM EST2018-01-20 20:08:49 GMT

    A call for a welfare check led deputies to respond to a remote residence in the 5400 block of Curtis black road in Harrison County. 

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    A call for a welfare check led deputies to respond to a remote residence in the 5400 block of Curtis black road in Harrison County. 

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  • DPS identifies pedestrian killed in Friday night wreck

    DPS identifies pedestrian killed in Friday night wreck

    Saturday, January 20 2018 12:03 PM EST2018-01-20 17:03:58 GMT
    (Source: Viewer photo)(Source: Viewer photo)

    A Tyler woman that was killed in a pedestrian accident Friday night has been identified. 

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    A Tyler woman that was killed in a pedestrian accident Friday night has been identified. 

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  • Police release details of Gladewater officer-involved shooting

    Police release details of Gladewater officer-involved shooting

    Saturday, January 20 2018 10:51 AM EST2018-01-20 15:51:29 GMT

    There was an officer-involved shooting that took place in the city of Gladewater early Saturday morning.    According to the Gladewater Police Department Facebook page no officers were injured in this incident. The alleged suspect was transported to a local hospital in Longview. Texas Rangers were on the scene and are conducting a full investigation. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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    There was an officer-involved shooting that took place in the city of Gladewater early Saturday morning.    According to the Gladewater Police Department Facebook page no officers were injured in this incident. The alleged suspect was transported to a local hospital in Longview. Texas Rangers were on the scene and are conducting a full investigation. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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  • Grassfire in Longview contained

    Grassfire in Longview contained

    Friday, January 19 2018 2:05 PM EST2018-01-19 19:05:42 GMT

    The Judson Metro Volunteer Fire Department and the Longview Fire Department responded to a grass fire in Longview.

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    The Judson Metro Volunteer Fire Department and the Longview Fire Department responded to a grass fire in Longview.

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  • Saturday college basketball scores and highlights

    Saturday college basketball scores and highlights

    Saturday, January 13 2018 11:56 PM EST2018-01-14 04:56:53 GMT
    College basketball scores and highlights.College basketball scores and highlights.

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  • Crews on the scene of a residential fire in Tyler

    Crews on the scene of a residential fire in Tyler

    Saturday, January 13 2018 10:57 PM EST2018-01-14 03:57:28 GMT

    The Tyler Police department is currently on the scene of a residential structure fire. The home is located in the 6000 block of Wilderness Road in Tyler. An Investigator is currently on scene working to determine the cause of the fire. Details are limited at this time. Stay with KLTV for updates on this developing story. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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    The Tyler Police department is currently on the scene of a residential structure fire. The home is located in the 6000 block of Wilderness Road in Tyler. An Investigator is currently on scene working to determine the cause of the fire. Details are limited at this time. Stay with KLTV for updates on this developing story. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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  • Longview Police Department searching for missing teen

    Longview Police Department searching for missing teen

    Saturday, January 13 2018 9:17 PM EST2018-01-14 02:17:41 GMT

    A Longview teen has been missing since Friday.  Tyler Givens, 15, of Longview was reported missing by his mother. A Run Away report was filed yesterday with the Longview Police Department. Detectives are searching for the teen boy. He is a black male and attends Pine Tree High School.  If you have any information about the whereabouts of Tyler Givens, please call the Longview Police Department 903-237-1199. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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    A Longview teen has been missing since Friday.  Tyler Givens, 15, of Longview was reported missing by his mother. A Run Away report was filed yesterday with the Longview Police Department. Detectives are searching for the teen boy. He is a black male and attends Pine Tree High School.  If you have any information about the whereabouts of Tyler Givens, please call the Longview Police Department 903-237-1199. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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  • Game wardens search for missing boater

    Game wardens search for missing boater

    Saturday, January 13 2018 8:12 PM EST2018-01-14 01:12:00 GMT
    A cold winter day on an East Texas lake ends with a boat taking on water, and a man lost in the waves. Game wardens say it happened on Friday on the east side of Lake O the Pines near the spillway, where two fishermen fell out of their swamped boat, with only one being rescued. The search for the second continued Saturday, as boats and divers searched for any sign of the missing man. Games wardens say choppy conditions at the lake caused a fisherman to head in, but on the way, he t...More >>
    A cold winter day on an East Texas lake ends with a boat taking on water, and a man lost in the waves. Game wardens say it happened on Friday on the east side of Lake O the Pines near the spillway, where two fishermen fell out of their swamped boat, with only one being rescued. The search for the second continued Saturday, as boats and divers searched for any sign of the missing man. Games wardens say choppy conditions at the lake caused a fisherman to head in, but on the way, he t...More >>
  • Longview residents gather in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Longview residents gather in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Saturday, January 13 2018 8:04 PM EST2018-01-14 01:04:17 GMT
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. (Source: KLTV News Staff)Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. (Source: KLTV News Staff)

    Residents of all ages bundled up and lined the sidewalks of Longview’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard on Saturday, for a community wide celebration. “When you have opportunities like this where you know the community will be out you try to go and support,” says Brandis Jamerson, a Longview teacher. “You can be a part of that change or a part of that positive energy." A parade lead by members of Longview High School's ROTC, including first responders ...

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    Residents of all ages bundled up and lined the sidewalks of Longview’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard on Saturday, for a community wide celebration. “When you have opportunities like this where you know the community will be out you try to go and support,” says Brandis Jamerson, a Longview teacher. “You can be a part of that change or a part of that positive energy." A parade lead by members of Longview High School's ROTC, including first responders ...

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  • Authorities released images of robbery suspects

    Authorities released images of robbery suspects

    Saturday, January 13 2018 7:07 PM EST2018-01-14 00:07:48 GMT

    Henderson County Police Department has confirmed that a robbery occurred in at 10:30 am this morning. Two suspects a black male and black female armed with handguns stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the East Texas Professional Credit Union on East Main. Customers were inside at the time, but no one was harmed. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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    Henderson County Police Department has confirmed that a robbery occurred in at 10:30 am this morning. Two suspects a black male and black female armed with handguns stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the East Texas Professional Credit Union on East Main. Customers were inside at the time, but no one was harmed. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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  • Casting call for independent film

    Casting call for independent film

    Saturday, January 6 2018 9:14 PM EST2018-01-07 02:14:32 GMT
    If you've ever wanted to participate in the 'making of a movie' experience, a chance to give it a try is coming soon to East Texas. Kilgore businessman Charlie Walker is part of a group that will be shooting an independent film in East Texas later this month. Walker will hold a casting call at his business looking for ordinary people to be extra's in the film. Described as an 'action-science fiction film', Walker says it's a chance for people to fulfill a 'bucket list' item. ...More >>
    If you've ever wanted to participate in the 'making of a movie' experience, a chance to give it a try is coming soon to East Texas. Kilgore businessman Charlie Walker is part of a group that will be shooting an independent film in East Texas later this month. Walker will hold a casting call at his business looking for ordinary people to be extra's in the film. Described as an 'action-science fiction film', Walker says it's a chance for people to fulfill a 'bucket list' item. ...More >>
  • New veterans not joining veteran organizations

    New veterans not joining veteran organizations

    Saturday, January 6 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-01-07 02:00:55 GMT

     East Texas veteran organizations are worried that the new generation of veterans are not joining the organizations that help veterans. Groups like 'For Veterans Sake' often spread their message of support and accessibility to new returning veterans for adjustment into civilian life. But veteran organizations have noticed a concerning trend. "What we're finding is a lot of the new vets in this new generation are not signing up. They're not coming into to the VFW's. It...

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     East Texas veteran organizations are worried that the new generation of veterans are not joining the organizations that help veterans. Groups like 'For Veterans Sake' often spread their message of support and accessibility to new returning veterans for adjustment into civilian life. But veteran organizations have noticed a concerning trend. "What we're finding is a lot of the new vets in this new generation are not signing up. They're not coming into to the VFW's. It...

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  • Loved ones remember ETX pastor who gave his life to save another's

    Loved ones remember ETX pastor who gave his life to save another's

    Saturday, January 6 2018 8:34 PM EST2018-01-07 01:34:58 GMT
    Loved ones gather to remember Kelly Clarke. (Source: KLTV News Staff)Loved ones gather to remember Kelly Clarke. (Source: KLTV News Staff)

    Soulful music rang out from inside Rose Heights Church in Tyler, as loved one's gathered January 6, in celebration of Kelly Clarke’s life. "Kelly was so much more to me than just a guy that I went to church with,” says one of speakers. “He was the type of friend that everybody in ministry needs to have." The East Texas pastor and his family were living in Costa Rica doing missionary work when he lost his life while saving the life of a friend. On Christm...

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    Soulful music rang out from inside Rose Heights Church in Tyler, as loved one's gathered January 6, in celebration of Kelly Clarke’s life. "Kelly was so much more to me than just a guy that I went to church with,” says one of speakers. “He was the type of friend that everybody in ministry needs to have." The East Texas pastor and his family were living in Costa Rica doing missionary work when he lost his life while saving the life of a friend. On Christm...

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  • Plumbers preparing for freezing pipes

    Plumbers preparing for freezing pipes

    Saturday, December 30 2017 10:13 PM EST2017-12-31 03:13:18 GMT

    With the threat of freezing temperatures looming for East Texas, one profession is preparing to be on call 24-7. Plumbers. 

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    With the threat of freezing temperatures looming for East Texas, one profession is preparing to be on call 24-7. Plumbers. 

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  • Mount Pleasant police searching for burglar suspect

    Mount Pleasant police searching for burglar suspect

    Saturday, December 30 2017 9:50 PM EST2017-12-31 02:50:53 GMT

    The Mount Pleasant Police Department is looking for a burglary suspect. 

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    The Mount Pleasant Police Department is looking for a burglary suspect. 

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  • Tyler Police, TX-Dot offer tips on avoiding wrecks, warn against leaving the scene

    Tyler Police, TX-Dot offer tips on avoiding wrecks, warn against leaving the scene

    Saturday, December 30 2017 6:56 PM EST2017-12-30 23:56:41 GMT
    (Source: KLTV News Staff)(Source: KLTV News Staff)

    The damage to Isha Rush's Toyota Camry may be minor, but she says the way it happened is unacceptable.

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    The damage to Isha Rush's Toyota Camry may be minor, but she says the way it happened is unacceptable.

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  • Hard Freeze Watches issued for East Texas

    Hard Freeze Watches issued for East Texas

    Saturday, December 30 2017 4:43 PM EST2017-12-30 21:43:22 GMT
    The National Weather Service office in Shreveport, LA has issued Hard Freeze Watches for the majority of East Texas from Sunday night until 9 a.m. Wednesday. A Hard Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible. Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing Sunday evening and remain near or below freezing until Wednesday.  Precautions should be taken to protect people, pets, pipes, and plants that are vulnerable to cold/freezing conditions.   Copyright...More >>
    The National Weather Service office in Shreveport, LA has issued Hard Freeze Watches for the majority of East Texas from Sunday night until 9 a.m. Wednesday. A Hard Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible. Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing Sunday evening and remain near or below freezing until Wednesday.  Precautions should be taken to protect people, pets, pipes, and plants that are vulnerable to cold/freezing conditions.   Copyright...More >>
  • NWS confirms an EF-2 tornado hit Reklaw Tuesday

    NWS confirms an EF-2 tornado hit Reklaw Tuesday

    Saturday, December 23 2017 8:13 PM EST2017-12-24 01:13:12 GMT

    The Shreveport National Weather Service survey team confirms that a strong EF-2 tornado hit the community of Reklaw in Rusk County Tuesday. The tornado impacted the area around 7:31 p.m. 

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    The Shreveport National Weather Service survey team confirms that a strong EF-2 tornado hit the community of Reklaw in Rusk County Tuesday. The tornado impacted the area around 7:31 p.m. 

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  • Family travels to ETX to find missing loved one, Alberto Arias

    Family travels to ETX to find missing loved one, Alberto Arias

    Saturday, December 23 2017 7:07 PM EST2017-12-24 00:07:54 GMT
    Alberto Arias. (Source: Tyler Police Department.)Alberto Arias. (Source: Tyler Police Department.)

    The Saturday before Christmas Eve marks 10 long days since Bianca Arias last heard from her husband. "He told me he was going to be right back,” says Arias.

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    The Saturday before Christmas Eve marks 10 long days since Bianca Arias last heard from her husband. "He told me he was going to be right back,” says Arias.

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  • Investigation ongoing in Longview after fatal shooting

    Investigation ongoing in Longview after fatal shooting

    Saturday, December 23 2017 12:42 PM EST2017-12-23 17:42:19 GMT

    The Longview police are investigating a shooting. 

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    The Longview police are investigating a shooting. 

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  • Driver killed in one-vehicle accident in Longview

    Driver killed in one-vehicle accident in Longview

    Saturday, December 23 2017 12:26 PM EST2017-12-23 17:26:02 GMT

    A car crash in Longview left one woman dead at the scene. The accident occured at 3400 Bronco Drive in Longview around 7:08 a.m.

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    A car crash in Longview left one woman dead at the scene. The accident occured at 3400 Bronco Drive in Longview around 7:08 a.m.

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  • Palestine police in search of a robbery suspect

    Palestine police in search of a robbery suspect

    Saturday, December 23 2017 11:40 AM EST2017-12-23 16:40:15 GMT

    The Palestine Police Department is searching for a robbery suspect. After a suspicious person's report, a Palestine police officer located the two people who fit the description of the report. 

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    The Palestine Police Department is searching for a robbery suspect. After a suspicious person's report, a Palestine police officer located the two people who fit the description of the report. 

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  • Structure fire in Longview overnight

    Structure fire in Longview overnight

    Saturday, December 23 2017 10:58 AM EST2017-12-23 15:58:22 GMT

    The Longview Fire Department responded to a structure fire early Saturday morning.

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    The Longview Fire Department responded to a structure fire early Saturday morning.

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  • Learn how you can help tornado victim Mary Cope

    Learn how you can help tornado victim Mary Cope

    Saturday, November 11 2017 9:11 PM EST2017-11-12 02:11:32 GMT

    Mary Cope lost her home and all of her belongings in the April 29th Tornados in Van Zandt County. 

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    Mary Cope lost her home and all of her belongings in the April 29th Tornados in Van Zandt County. 

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  • Police identify man arrested in Whitehouse high-speed chase

    Police identify man arrested in Whitehouse high-speed chase

    Saturday, May 13 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-05-13 23:21:11 GMT
    Marlin Welch (Source: Smith County Jail records)Marlin Welch (Source: Smith County Jail records)

    Whitehouse police have identified the man who led several departments on a chase Friday night.  

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    Whitehouse police have identified the man who led several departments on a chase Friday night.  

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