Gift of Love: Robin

  WEBXTRA: Tyler Police purchases drone to help in searches for missing children

  Tyler Junior College offers Chess camp for kids

  Tyler airport officials say expansion, increased service a part of future plan

Runoff election for Tyler City Council seat; candidates urge residents to get to the polls

One person shot in Longview

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City council approves Frontier Airline lease at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

Father of 3-year-old Sherin Mathews sentenced to life in prison for her death

  Kids learn importance of budgeting, saving money during financial education camps

  East Texas rainfall hinders hay harvest, displaces wildlife

Health officials offering free HIV testing in Longview Thursday

Crews extinguish fire at Gladewater home

  Lighting designer sets mood for Texas Shakespeare Festival

Mostly, she sits in the dark, which is ironic considering all she does is light.

Sulphur Springs police investigating robbery at gas station

The Sulphur Springs Police Department is investigating a robbery that happened at a gas station Monday.

  Great-grandma uses shovel to kill cobra slithering on her patio

Kathy Kehoe heard the blue jays in her garden making a ton of noise; they were warning each other about the 4 to 5 foot venomous snake.

  ‘Stolen script’ lawsuit filed by former Wiley College professor moved to California

A copyright infringement lawsuit filed by a former Wiley College professor has been moved from the Eastern District of Texas to the Central District of California, according to federal court records.

Sandwich shop, gelato cafe coming to Old Jacksonville Highway

Sulphur Springs police searching for suspect who shot out windows of multiple businesses

Missing juvenile found safe in Panola County

  Young athletes hone skills to meet expectations set by winning Longview Lobo tradition

More than 1,300 without power in Kilgore

  Affidavit: Texas woman burns hotel room after husband denies advances

  Former Hopkins County JP clerk pleads guilty to tampering with government documents

A former Hopkins County JP clerk has been sentenced to 270 days in prison for tampering with governmental documents.

7OnScene: Tyler City Council Meeting, June 26

Council members are expected to discuss accepting a $855,000 grant for the airport.

Partly cloudy with a chance for rain. High 88

Partly cloudy skies today. Warm and muggy with high temperatures reaching the upper 80s this afternoon.

  Elkhart city council considers bringing back police department or hiring city marshal

“By ordinance, we have one on the books,” city administrator Judith Cantrell said. “But it’s been years since it has been active. We are currently looking at reactivating it.”

  Woman’s surveillance video shows her shooting at neighboring home, throwing flaming towel at open door

An Oklahoma woman was arrested after allegedly firing gunshots into her neighbors home and eventually throwing a lit towel into the home, and it was all caught on camera.

Fourth of July events blasting across East Texas

Fourth of July events around East Texas.

  Smith County residents could face potential tax increase

In this morning's Smith County Commissioners meeting, it seemed the only way the county's needs could be met is by potentially asking taxpayers for more money.

  Power outages, flooding reported as storms roll through East Texas

Several power outages have been reported as a strong storm rolls through East Texas.

  Construction starts on Tyler’s first all-accessible playground

For the first time in Tyler history ground broke Tuesday on a playground designed to be accessible for kids with disabilities.

  Linemen work to catch up on utility work following East Texas storms

Just when linemen get the power back on it seems another storm pops up that knocks it out again keeping crews from doing their regular duties.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews responding to multi-vehicle wreck on Highway 64 at Spur 124

According to DPS, the crash is near the intersection of State Highway 64 east and Spur 124.

  City leaders across East Texas share differing approaches to mosquito mitigation

As summer rolls on, so too do the number of mosquitoes popping up around East Texas.

Jury indicts 19-year-old man on capital murder charge after victim found along Laird Hill roadway

The Overton man has been indicted by a grand jury.

  Crews continue to remove trees from Longview apartment complex

The tree removal is part of ongoing recovering efforts from recent storms.

Crews responding to injury accident in Longview

Emergency crews are responding to an accident in Longview.

  City of Longview seeks to expand Maude Cobb property to Jaycee Drive

The city hopes to expand the Maude Cobb property from Cotton Street to Jaycee Drive.

  Court grants new punishment hearing for man sentenced in wreck that killed Tyler woman

An East Texas man who is serving time for a wreck that killed a Tyler woman has been granted a new punishment hearing.

  State fire marshal’s office investigating fire at Upshur County restaurant

The Gilmer area office of the state fire marshal has been on scene at The Outpost Cajun Grill at the intersection of FM 1844 and Highway 300.

East Texas State Fair lineup announced

Organizers have announced the lineup for the 104th East Texas State Fair. Bret Michaels, Aaron Watson, and La Fiera de Ojinaga will perform at the event.

NB traffic blocked on Old Jacksonville in Tyler as crews work wreck

Crews are responding to a two-vehicle wreck on Old Jacksonville Highway in Tyler.

Tuesday’s Weather: Another chance for storms. High 86

A warm, muggy start to the day with temperatures in the 70s this morning and light southeasterly winds.

Lineman who was shocked in Morris County now 'talking, in good spirits’ but will remain hospitalized

The Morris County Sheriff’s Office said a lineman was airlifted to the hospital after being shocked by power lines.

  Travel agencies warn East Texas residents to take precautions in Dominican Republic

Ashley Gates is the owner of Hometown Vinyl in Lufkin and booked a trip to the Dominican Republic at Secrets Royal Beach through Holiday travel back in April.

  East Texas couple gets hit by storms for a third time, destroys shed

A Vietnam veteran and his wife woke up to disaster this morning after the severe storms took a toll on their property.

Carrie Underwood’s baby loves her singing. Dad’s, not so much

Jacob Bryan, the 5-month-old baby of singer Carrie Underwood and former NHL player Mike Fisher, clearly prefers one parent to the other when it comes to singing.

For Roger Williams, the annual Congressional Baseball Game is personal

The Texan is hoping to leverage a life of elite baseball experience to propel his squad past its vaunted Democratic rivals.

  Required high school civics questions to be added to current U.S. history exam

Gov. Greg Abbott recently signed House Bill 1244 into law. It was authored by State Representative Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin

Smith County deputies searching for driver who fled from traffic stop

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a driver they said fled from a traffic stop.

First responders, leaders in community honored at South Tyler Rotary Awards luncheon

Winners were chosen for ‘doing great things in the community', organizers say.

Henderson County deputies arrest man found with stolen ATV

According to a Facebook post from the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 10:30 a.m. Sunday, the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a concerned citizen stating they believe they had located a stolen ATV being pulled by a truck on FM 315, which they saw on FaceBoo

Snappy go home

Turtle-herding required by Henderson Police.

  New configuration of Lake Murvaul swimming area proposed after teen’s drowning

Lake officials are looking into make the public swimming area smaller and shallower.

City council set to discuss Frontier Airline lease at Tyler Pounds airport, economic development opportunities

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport wants to improve security, as well as encourage businesses to fly to Tyler.

One person killed in crash on Highway 271 in Smith County

According to DPS, at 2:19 PM, Troopers responded to a fatal crash on Hwy-271, approximately 3.5 miles southeast of the city of Winona in Smith County.

2 suspects charged after alleged robbery at Lindale motel

According to a Facebook post from the Lindale Police Department, at approx. 1:11 a.m. Sunday, they were notified through a 911 call of a robbery located at the Motel 6 located at 13307 CR 472 behind the IHOP.

  State conference hosts firefighter memorial in East Texas

A solemn event was held in East Texas during a six-day conference of fire departments and fire marshals from all over the state.

  Overnight storms cause damage in Tyler

Storms that rolled through East Texas on Monday morning left downed trees and power outages.

  East Texas high school grad makes tux out of tape to help pay for college

A recent high school graduate has found a pretty strange way to help pay for college.

  No injuries reported after Bullard ISD bus crashes into ditch

No students were injured after a Bullard ISD bus ended up in a ditch on Monday morning.

Dallas police: Situation cleared near federal building; all roads to reopen

Several streets near the Earle Cabell Federal Building in downtown Dallas have been closed off as police reportedly investigate an abandoned semi-truck.

Crater appears in German field, apparently caused by WWII bomb

Residents heard a loud boom in the middle of the night. No one was injured.

  Crews working to restore power to thousands, remove trees from roads after overnight storms

Strong storms have knocked out electricity for thousands of homes and businesses in East Texas. Utility crews were dispatched early Monday to restore service.

Monday’s Weather: Rain ending early. Mix of sun/clouds. High 86

Light to moderate showers will be ending by late morning with a mix of sun and clouds into the afternoon and some clearing this evening.

Crews on the scene of structure fire in Henderson

According to the Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, the working structure fire is in the 2000 block of US 79 East.

WATCH LIVE: Behind the scenes before Nik Wallenda’s tight-rope walk across Time Square

Daredevil Nik Wallenda announced he will be tight-roping across Time Square in New York City on Sunday, June 23.

Several East Texas counties under Severe Thunderstorm Warnings

Several counties in East Texas are under Severe Thunderstorm Warnings.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews responding to crash on 271 near I-20

Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash in Smith County.

Fire crews free worker who fell through roof of Gun Barrel City restaurant

According to a Facebook post from the Gun Barrel City Fire Department, they responded to call at 6:53am on Saturday for a worker who fell through the roof at the Burger King restaurant at 151 West Main Street.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office: Person drowned in Lake O’ the Pines

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a person drowned on Lake O’ the Pines Sunday.

  Some East Texas roads still being repaired from spring floods

Though the storms and floods of April and May seem distant now, some of the East Texas roadways damaged from floodwater have just recently been repaired. Rains and storms hampered repair efforts by bridge and road crews, and kept some roadways closed for weeks.

  Caldwell Zoo raises money for giraffe conservation during World Giraffe Day

Giraffes have officially been added to the endangered species list, and in order to conserve what little are left, the Caldwell Zoo in Tyler is doing what they can to raise awareness.

First Alert Weather Day for Sunday night-Monday morning

A First Alert Weather Day has been issued for East Texas for Sunday night through Monday morning.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews responding to crash on Loop 323 near 271

Emergency crews are responding to a reported multi-vehicle crash in Smith County.

  Multiple duties of East Texas Justice of the Peace

From signing eviction papers, to performing marriages, to signing search warrants, an East Texas justice of the peace has a variety of duties that most of us never know about. J-P Tim Bryan has been rousted out of bed countless times for death scenes or to sign search warrants.

Multi-vehicle wreck congesting traffic on S. Broadway at E. Grande in Tyler

Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area until this wreck can be cleared.

  11th annual Tyler Coin Club Show welcomes visitors to event

“When you’re looking at coins, you’re really holding history in your hands”

  TJC professor performs with actor, singer Hugh Jackman

A Tyler man rocked his 15 minutes of fame playing an improvised trumpet solo at a Hugh Jackman concert.

Respect Institute graduates take on public speaking

Sharing the story can lead to a storyteller's recovery.