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7 from 7: Stories for your Tuesday

Tiede in court Tuesday. (Source: KLTV news staff) Tiede in court Tuesday. (Source: KLTV news staff)
Good afternoon!

Lots going on to tell you about today; check out these stories:

1. Bernie Tiede was back in court today, and Judge Diane DeVasto recommended that he be released from prison with time served, as long as he complies with outlined terms and conditions. We have full details here.  
KLTV's Melanie Torre has been in the courtroom and will share the latest tonight at 4, 5 and 6 on East Texas News.

2. Also in court today, accused mall shooter Ricky Neal, Jr., had agreed to take the stand, but after a consultation with his attorney and speaking with the judge, he changed his mind. We have reporters in the courtroom and will bring you the latest tonight on KLTV and KLTV.com.

3. Over on our new page, The Loop, we have just posted a slideshow of images from an East Texas photographer. If you love photography and/or East Texas, you'll want to check this out.

4. Multiple law enforcement agencies combed over a crime scene at a home in Smith County on Tuesday morning, investigating a burned body found in an backyard structure.

5. An officer with the Longview Police Department resigned and a lieutenant with the department is under investigation after multiple allegations arose against the two. Longview PD Chief Don Dingler said Officer Adam Vanover was investigated on charges that he engaged in sexual activity while on duty. Vanover announced his resignation from the department on April 25.

6. GM has recalled about 60,000 Saturns to fix gear shifts, the automaker said today. Details here.

7. Global warming is rapidly turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.
Climate change's assorted harms "are expected to become increasingly disruptive across the nation throughout this century and beyond," the National Climate Assessment concluded Tuesday.

Here is the link to our livestream on KLTV .com, where we'll broadcast our news live at 4, 5 and 6 p.m. Don't miss a thing, just because you can't get to a tv today!

See you soon,
Stephanie Frazier
KLTV Digital Content Producer

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