USPS investigates after mail carrier runs over family dog, reports say

Hallsville church struggles with repairs year after devastating flood

Watching Your Wallet: Experts explain the new tax code in simple terms

Sheriff: No foul play suspected after missing woman found in submerged vehicle

U.S. Navy band to perform at UT Tyler

Ex-FBI official McCabe: ‘Crime may have been committed’ by Trump

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  Longview teen sentenced to 12 years for wreck that killed two

Reports: Grand jury to examine alleged R. Kelly sex crimes

Suspect in Tyler aggravated robbery arrested

Woman finds 2 kids ditched in cold by carjacker

Mother, son found bludgeoned to death in New York

Woman meets brother given up for adoption nearly 80 years ago

  Woman’s body found in trash can in PA

Authorities said they found a female body inside the trash can in a bag, covered by a blanket.

24-year-old becomes first-known person with autism to practice law at Florida firm

The young woman, who is also an advocate for individuals with special needs, encourages employers to look beyond a potential employee’s disability to their strengths and talents.

Monday’s Weather: Partly cloudy and cool with highs in the lower 50s

A mix of clouds and sun through the day today and still cool with high temperatures only reaching the lower to mid 50s this afternoon.

Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

Hamlin last year suffered through his first winless season in the Cup Series and made a crew chief change during the offseason.

  Man killed when 3 portable bathrooms catch fire in Baltimore

Airlines to offer new gender options on passengers’ tickets

Team LeBron rallies back, defeats Team Giannis 178-164 in 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte

Petitioners want to sell Montana to Canada for $1 trillion

Henderson shooting suspect in custody; 2 dead, 2 injured

UPDATE: Inmate who escaped Red River County jail taken into custody

  Mom irate son was kicked out of class, arrested after not saying Pledge of Allegiance

An 11-year-old in Florida boy refused to recite the pledge of allegiance and ended up getting arrested over it. His mother is demanding the charges be dropped.

One treated for smoke inhalation after tool shed fire in Tyler

According to Tyler Police online records, the fire is reported to be in the 2300 block of Sarasota Drive.

White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency declaration

Trump declared the emergency Friday in an effort to go around Congress to fund his border wall. It would allow him to move federal dollars earmarked for military construction to the border. (Source: Image Bank)

Transgender bathroom ban may end, but transcript irks teen

A court order legally made Gavin Grimm a man. And he is listed as male on his birth certificate, passport and a state-issued identification card in California

R.E.M. blasts Trump for retweeting video using song ‘Everybody Hurts’ to mock Democrats

The Athens, Ga-based foursome was one of the country's top rock bands through the 1980s and '90s

Burglar arrested after mistaking police car for getaway Lyft

As officers responded, the suspect thought the Lyft he'd ordered to take him away from the scene had arrived and climbed into a police cruiser.

  Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

Right after learning that he was being fired from his job of 15 years, police say the suspect pulled out a gun and began shooting, killing five coworkers.

Teenager who fired shot in NM school planned to kill ex-girlfriend, others, police say

The 16-year-old was arrested and faces multiple charges. He allegedly told police he had been hearing voices that told him to kill his ex-girlfriend.

Parents arrested after 3-year-old’s body found in container of acid, police say

The girl's parents are accused of attempting to dispose of their daughter's remains using acid after she allegedly drowned while unsupervised.

Teacher cuts waist-length hair to support 5-year-old girl bullied for short haircut

After a 5-year-old in Texas got her hair cut, her friends started calling her a boy, and she began wearing a hat to school. But her teacher’s kind gesture changed everything.

Evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack, police sources reportedly say

The “Empire” star said he was attacked early Jan. 29 by two men who were yelling out racial and homophobic slurs.

Kilgore businessman promotes film production company

Oil and gas have long been the driving force behind the East Texas economy, but an East Texas businessman is trying to promote a new job industry. Films! In the past decade, East Texas has become a frequent spot for film location shooting.

Dashcam video shows SUV going airborne and crashing into police cruiser

Shocking video shows the moment an SUV hits a rockslide, goes airborne and crashes into a police car in Tennessee.

Heather Nauert withdraws bid to be UN ambassador, State Department says

Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn from consideration, the State Department said.

Womans body found in lake, submerged vehicle just 100 feet away from shore

A woman’s body was pulled out of Cedar Creek lake Friday.

Lindale native Miranda Lambert announces marriage to Brendan Mcloughlin

Local music star Miranda Lambert announced that she is now a married woman Sunday.

Crews responding to structure fire on County Road 373

According to the Smith County Fire Marshal’s office, the call came in from the 20300 block of County Road 373 of a trailer home on fire. The fire marshal’s office said all occupants were out of the house.

Saturday is World Pangolin Day, a time to celebrate one delightfully strange mammal

The scaly mammal from Africa and Asia has its own day of celebration, which falls on Feb. 16 this year.

Go nuts: It’s National Almond Day

The cherished nut is celebrated every Feb. 16.

Text messages between police officer, white nationalist, appear to show friendly relationship

The police union said Jeff Niiya was doing his job. The city’s mayor disagrees.

WEBXTRA: Woman’s body found in submerged vehicle in Log Cabin

On Friday, law enforcement found a woman’s body inside a submerged vehicle in Cedar Creek Lake. The identity of the woman has not yet been released.

Canadian nurses trapped in Haiti start GoFundMe for helicopter rescue

The eight nurses are currently trapped in a community an hour away from the airport. They say it’s too dangerous to drive.

Judge halts Air Force’s efforts to discharge airmen with HIV

Service members in the Air Force claim they're being discharged solely because of their HIV status and despite the recommendations of their doctors and commanding officers, who say they are fit to serve.

Student distributes ‘n-word pass’ at Wisconsin high school, could face legal trouble

The student was disciplined by the school system. One parent said she wants the school system to educate other students about the power of hateful words.

Trump picks former Alabama official to lead FEMA

President Donald Trump says he will nominate former Alabama official Jeffrey Byard to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

East Texas college instructor discusses President Trump’s emergency declaration

The National Emergencies Act of 1976 gives presidents the authority to exercise special powers during a crisis. Since then, 59 emergencies have been declared.

Police release 2 men questioned in Jussie Smollett case

The Nigerian brothers "have now been released without charging and detectives have additional investigative work to complete," Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said.

'Zombie deer disease’ has impacted wildlife in 24 states

A fatal disease that affects the brains and spinal cords of deer, elk and moose has shown up in at least 24 states, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

‘Funlover Dance’ for East Texans with special needs celebrates Valentine’s Day

An organization that serves citizens with special needs in East Texas held a special event on Thursday night.

Family at scene where missing woman’s vehicle recovered from lake in Henderson County

A woman’s body has been found inside a vehicle submerged in a lake in Log Cabin, officials said Friday afternoon.

Longview marshal named Gladewater police chief

The city of Gladewater had been running it's police department with the help of interim leadership from neighboring White Oak, but now they have selected a new chief with decades of experience. Longview city marshal Gordon Freeman has been confirmed as the new Gladewater chief.

Paul Manafort faces more than 19 years in prison, court filing says

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could spend more than 19 years in prison on tax and bank fraud charges.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed after Tyler plane crash

A wrongful death lawsuit claims gross negligence after a Tyler plane crash that killed two people.

You’ve heard of Led Zeppelin? How about Metal Balloon?

The Gregg County Historical Museum has come up with a heavy plan to promote something light with their Lift Off 2020! Balloon Sculpture Project.

City of Tyler: Golden Road Water Treatment Plant to remain offline for 4 weeks

The City of Tyler further explains the cause of the recent cases of bad tasting and smelling water.

NJ attorney general subpoenas Trump’s inaugural committee

President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee received a sweeping request for financial records this week from prosecutors in New Jersey.

Firefighters knock down blaze at machine shop

Several fire departments responded to a fire in a shop Friday afternoon.

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says special counsel’s team interviewed her

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has been interviewed as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

Jury finds Flint man accused of child sex crimes not guilty

A Smith County jury found a Flint man who was charged with three child sex crimes not guilty Friday.

Judge places gag order on Trump confidant Roger Stone; investigators have evidence of communication between Stone and WikiLeaks

A federal judge on Friday placed some limits on what longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone and his lawyers can say publicly about his criminal case brought by the special counsel in the Russia probe.

Crews respond to Longview house fire

Crews contain fire at Longview home.

East Texas Auto & Cycle revs up: Annual event benefits East Texas Crisis Center

The East Texas Auto & Cycle Show, an annual benefit event to raise money for the East Texas Crisis Center, is revved up and ready to go.

Tennessee man says victim in serial killer’s sketch is his murdered mother

Anthony Jones said the last time he saw his mother was in 1996. She was later found strangled to death in the Mississippi River.

Husband, wife arrested in child porn case

Two people have been arrested in connection with a child pornography case.

Supreme Court to decide if 2020 census can ask about citizenship

A lower court blocked the Trump administration from adding the question to the 2020 Census.

Mint copy of Super Mario Bros. video game sells for record $100K

The iconic video game was purchased by a group of collectors.

Lindale police asking for help identifying theft suspects

The Lindale Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two individuals they believe are involved in a theft investigation.

‘Carlton’ dance can’t be copyrighted, feds say

Alfonso Ribeiro is suing two video game publishers for using the dance without permission in Fortnite and the NBA 2K series games.

Rusk police searching for suspects in series of thefts

Rusk Police Department officers are searching for two suspects they believe are involved in a series of thefts.

Kilgore KFC murderer eligible for parole

One of the two men convicted for the 1983 murder of five people at the KFC in Kilgore is up for parole.

Texas homeowner finds otter taking dip in pool

A Texas homeowner had a surprise encounter with an otter when she found it taking a dip in her backyard pool.

Some businesses won’t take cash, citing efficiency

There’s growing trend of “cashless businesses” requiring credit card or smartphone app payment only.

Gilmer man, Louisiana woman accused in steroids scheme

A federal grand jury has indicted a man and woman accused of importing anabolic steroids from China with the intent of distribution.

Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Weld to challenge Trump for GOP nomination

Fiscally conservative but socially liberal, the 73-year-old Weld ran on the Libertarian party ticket with former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson in 2016.

Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg back at work

The 85-year-old Ginsburg missed six days of arguments and three private conferences as she recuperated from the December surgery.

Looking to save a little more? Downsize to cut housing costs

Downsizing or “rightsizing” may be the right fit for you.

Virtual reality transforms an East Texas’ classroom experience

Technology is already a big part of our lives and for East Texas students, it’s now making its way into the classroom.

Conservative students receive death threat after ‘Build the Wall’ post

Tyler Toomey said his group has received much support since the incident. Police are investigating.