Passenger dies after car crashes into water in Morris County

The passenger, Francis Applegate, 69, of Shelbyville Ind., died at the scene.

What we know about the 16,779 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

  US jobless claims fall below 1 million but remain high

The Labor Department said applications fell to 963,000, the second straight drop, from 1.2 million the previous week.
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  US enters deal for 100 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna

The vaccine is still in clinical trials and has not been approved by the FDA but is already being manufactured, so if it is approved, it can be rolled out quickly.


CPS asks for help in finding missing newborn last seen in Smith Co.

  Tip leads to stolen property discovery in Upshur County

  New information in Franklin County, Alabama child hot car death

Affidavit: Suspect in shooting of young Smith Co. mother claims gun went off during struggle

How school districts will disclose COVID-19 cases on campus

We asked school districts about what they are required to tell you if your student comes in close contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19.
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Man allegedly lured into Wash. woods to die survives thanks to dog

Deputies say they arrested the victim's neighbor based on statements and “the fact that there is no way he could have physically gotten down through the woods and the swamp on his own.”

The Next Normal: Physical education classes

  Traffic signal timing improvements made at historically congested Tyler intersections

  More East Texas inmates test positive for COVID-19 and new steps are taken to limit spread

Gunman in custody after opening fire at Shreveport, La. hospital, carjacking woman

Jerry Jones reconsidering stance on kneeling during anthem; ‘I will have grace’

  North Carolina woman accused of poisoning husband, stepson makes court appearance

Start dates and COVID-19 guides for East Texas schools

2 killed in U-turn wreck Tuesday night near Troup

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Funeral home delivered wrong body in casket to memorial, Houston family says

The family says the funeral home refunded their money after the incident, but they plan on filing a lawsuit.


SFA’s conference to only play non-conference football schedule in fall

Jerry Jones reconsidering stance on kneeling during anthem; ‘I will have grace’

Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones said he will “have grace” in reconsidering his team’s stance on kneeling during the national anthem.


Memphis dog owners indicted for fatal mauling of 59-year-old woman

Numerous firearms stolen during Lindale vehicle burglaries

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Trailer home blocking US-271 near Gladewater

  City of Tyler proposes ‘no new revenue’ property tax rate for fiscal year 2021

Daily updates on COVID-19 cases across East Texas public schools

This is a daily digest of the COVID-19 situation as reported or made available to KLTV and KTRE.
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How Biden chose Harris: Inside his search for a running mate

Forces in the country, and within the Democratic Party, were indeed pushing Biden toward a history-making pick.

  Teenage Chili’s hostess reportedly attacked by large group of women after trying to enforce COVID-19 guidelines

  Face shields, virtual learning, and hand sanitizer: East Texas teachers prepare for unique first day of school

  Next Normal: Your visit to municipal court

Authorities looking for suspect accused of butchering horses in Houston area