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The Monday Mention: The world reacts to bin Laden death

Osama bin Laden was shot dead during a nighttime raid on his hideout in Pakistan. Osama bin Laden was shot dead during a nighttime raid on his hideout in Pakistan.
Do you think Bush deserves credit for the death of bin Laden? Weigh in on our poll on KLTV.com Do you think Bush deserves credit for the death of bin Laden? Weigh in on our poll on KLTV.com
House Rep. Louie Gohmert shares his views with Taylor Hemness @ 6. House Rep. Louie Gohmert shares his views with Taylor Hemness @ 6.
Most of us use our beds to sleep in, but some Florida folks found another use. Most of us use our beds to sleep in, but some Florida folks found another use.

Good Afternoon East Texas,

Across the country and around the world, people are celebrating the end of a ten-year manhunt for the world's most wanted terrorist. Osama bin Laden was shot dead during a nighttime raid on his hideout in Pakistan.

Former President Bush says he congratulated President Obama after hearing the news. The former President went on to say "This has sent an unmistakable message."

Taylor Hemness had the opportunity to sit down with House Representative Louie Gohmert to get his take on bin Laden's death.

We continue our coverage of this historic event tonight at 5 & 6.

Many people were seen celebrating and chanting when the news spread late last night. At 6, Brett Collar speaks to two pastors who say it is natural to celebrate, but warn we should be careful of what we are celebrating.

Certain military families in East Texas are celebrating our armed forces accomplishment. And, one East Texas family will be the first to welcome home their soldier since learning of the news. Jena Johnson is there, and will be reporting LIVE at 5 and 6.

Gunfire awakened residents for the second time in two weeks as a Tyler man survives bullets flying though his front door. Tonight at 5, we hear from the neighbor who says they feel confident this violence won't last much longer.

The homegrown evangelist Reverend David Wilkerson was laid to rest in East Texas this afternoon. Samantha Jordan takes you there to meet a man whose life was forever changed by the Reverend. That's coming up at 6.

Stay dry and drive safe,

Elizabeth Thomas
Director of New Media Content

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