Tyler man dies in 1-vehicle wreck on I-20 west of Lindale

A 71-year-old Tyler man died Friday night when his minivan crashed into a concrete barrier on Interstate 20 near Lindale and then hit a tree.

American Freedom Museum holds dedication ceremony for Iraq, Afghanistan Memorial

  Women’s group in support of SCOTUS nominee stumps with pink bus in Tyler

  Longview Museum of Fine Arts to host virtual auction for annual fundraiser

East Texan organizes walk to honor teen whose 1955 murder was ruled a hate crime

New Amazon Fulfillment Center in Waco expected to create over 1,000 jobs

Lufkin assisted living facility help residents get to curbside voting

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Longview Rotary Club continues effort to help eradicate polio worldwide

City of Canton confirms controversial music festival canceled

Man charged with arson for Coker Enterprise fire

  Dr. Ed answers coronavirus concerns on symptoms, reinfection, mask versus face shield

Nacogdoches man stable after being shot multiple times

Hundreds attend free produce drop as need in Nacogdoches grows during pandemic

  Boxer hopes gym’s expansion increases community outreach in Tyler

It’s a goal they have had for more than 12 years.

Nacogdoches police investigating 37-year-old man’s death as homicide

he Nacogdoches Police Department is currently conducting a homicide investigation in the 500 block of Ridgewood Dr.

  East Texas men save deer trapped in fence

We often come across wildlife in East Texas crossing the road or running across an open field, but one white-tail deer may very well owe it's life to some East Texans who stopped to help it out of a bad situation.

U.S. airlines still piling up losses but say demand is rising

The losses are building at U.S. airlines as the coronavirus pandemic cuts into air travel.

What we know about the 25,800 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

Council approves $23.9 million contract for Longview police station

Lufkin police: 2 suspects used stolen pickup to break into bank ATM

  Longview motorcycle club rides for breast cancer awareness

Oct. 26 jury duty cancelled in Gregg County

CHRISTUS Good Shepherd hosts trick-or-treating drive-thru in Longview

East Texas golf course boasts state’s third tallest flagpole

Standing 205 feet in the air, the flagpole at Tempest Golf Club in Gladewater is the third largest flagpole in the state of Texas.

Friday’s Weather: Cold front arrives today!

The cold front looks to be slightly ahead of schedule. A few showers and thundershowers continue in northern counties this morning.

  Man arrested in Kannapolis, N.C. with van full of guns and explosives, allegedly researched killing Joe Biden

A man was arrested in Kannapolis with a van full of guns and explosives with plans to carry out an act of terrorism, including trying to assassinate Joe Biden.

  Smith Co. Republican and Democratic members host debate watch parties

Supporters gathered at their respected locations to watch the debate and supporters brought their signs and wore memorabilia

1 dead after vehicle leaves roadway, strikes tree, rolls in Longview

According to Longview police, at approximately 5:36 P.M., they were dispatched to an accident in the 800 block of S. Access near Interstate 20.

Bicyclist struck from behind dies at scene in Morris County

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle on a highway Wednesday. He did not survive.

  Two solar farms set to be constructed in East Texas

The two solar farms are set to be constructed in the Forest Grove area of Henderson County, and northeast of the city of Henderson in Rusk County.

Longview police at scene of wreck in front of Cracker Barrel

Drivers may want to avoid the area.

  Tyler Area Metropolitan Planning Organization open house gathered input on roads, transportation

The public was invited to attend two virtual open houses to be held by the Tyler Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) in an effort to update the Master Street Plan.

Cherokee Co. sheriff asking public’s help locating missing woman

Brittney Nichole Aguirre, 27, has not been seen in several days.

  Rusk library welcomes guests from Jacksonville while new facility is built

The City Of Jacksonville is currently without a library since the beginning of October.

San Augustine ISD moving to virtual learning next week due to COVID-19

Due to increased incidences of positive COVID-19 cases in our district population, beginning Monday, October 26, 2020 - Friday, October 30, 2020, all SAISD students will transition to Wolf Academy, our virtual /remote school environment. During that week, all district facilities, buses, vehicles and

  NASCAR stars Dale Earnhardt Jr, Josh Berry discuss the future of their sport

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Josh Berry discuss the race, the current state of NASCAR, and their thoughts about the future of their sport.

  WATCH: Q&A with NASCAR driver Chase Elliott

NASCAR driver Chase Elliott sat down for an interview to answer questions about his career, and his thoughts on this weekend’s race at the Texas Motor Speedway.

Improvement project to begin on several Smith County roads

Smith County is getting ready to start two Road Bond Projects in November that will improve three heavily travelled county roads.

  Historic Jefferson Ghost Walk still haunting visitors 20 years later

KLTVs Jamey Boyum talks with Jodi Breckenridge with the Historic Jefferson Ghost Walk

Woman reported missing in Bullard found safe

A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing elderly woman from Bullard.

2 teens missing from Hallsville area found

According to the sheriff’s office, both girls were last seen at approximately 9:15 p.m. getting into a dark-colored SUV on Highway 80 heading west.

‘Generous’ donation opens door for Nacogdoches food pantry’s expansion

Organizers say it was the largest donation HOPE has ever received.

  WATCH: NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick answers questions about this week’s race at Texas Motor Speedway

Q&A with NASCAR's Kevin Harvick

Carthage police arrest man accused of stealing furniture delivery truck

Shawn Lee Davis was arrested Thursday for the alleged delivery truck theft.

  Longview ISD preps for full-scale, districtwide COVID-19 testing

An East Texas school district has finished final preparations, and a dry run, for Covid-19 testing. Through a state pilot program, Longview ISD will begin monthly testing of staff and students, who opt for the test.

Tyler man arrested after toddler found in parking lot, 3 other children found unsupervised

After the man headed to Athens to see his parole officer, his one year old was found in the parking lot of their apartment complex.

  Nacogdoches students earn career skills in small animal management class

Students have opened a doggy day spa for the year on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Report: Dez Bryant expected to join Ravens practice squad

Dez hasn't played since his 2017 season with the Cowboys.

Texas reports most active COVID-19 cases since summer peak

Texas reports most active COVID-19 cases since summer peak

Emergency crews responding to pin-in at Tyler loop, S. Broadway

Tyler police and fire crews are at the scene of a major wreck at the intersection of Loop 323 and South Broadway Avenue.

  ‘One Love Longview’ to offer free counseling for people with addiction issues

One Love offers free counseling to help those in the community with substance abuse, as well as their family members.

  East Texas agriculture students impacted by major livestock show cancellations

Among the event casualties related to COVID-19: big livestock shows

Crews respond to car fire near intersection of Gentry and Baldwin in Tyler

Firefighters responded to a car fire in Tyler Wednesday.

  Junior League of Tyler creates new initiative to assist Tyler ISD students

The “JLT Care Closet” will provide students in need with basic hygiene products.

Historic East Texas jail receives special designation from the state

This designation means the old jail will receive legal protection under state code.

Longview ISD to begin COVID-19 testing program Monday

On Thursday, Oct. 22nd, nurses will make final preparations for district-wide staff testing by modeling operational procedures with willing ESC employees.

  Better East Texas: Early voting

Early voting has begun across Texas, and the early numbers are encouraging – somewhat.

  Longview firefighters return from fighting California wildfires

Fire crews from all over the U.S. have pitched in to help with the continuing raging wildfires in California, and some East Texas crews have now returned from helping. Longview crews have spent weeks helping out in what is known as the "Creek" fires in central California.

One arrested after man found dead near dumpster in Mount Pleasant

Police Chief Mark Buhman said they believe Jesse Justiss, 36, was sleeping near a dumpster when Waylan Bryan Merritt, 45, hit Justiss with his vehicle.

Mahomes, Matthews announce baby girl coming soon

East Texas natives Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews announced Wednesday the gender of their baby.

Affidavit: Tallahassee woman used tire iron to kill 3-year-old boy

The Tallahassee Police Department says the woman accused in the death of a 3-year-old boy hit him repeatedly with a tire iron.

Road reopened after rollover wreck near intersection of Eastman Road, Cotton Street in Longview

The roadway at South Eastman Road and East Cotton Street is back open.

TxDOT campaign addresses rise in pedestrian, bicyclist fatalities in East Texas

Fatalities from crashes involving pedestrians account for nearly one in five of all of the state’s traffic deaths.

Two Tyler organizations prepare for Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations

Two Tyler Organizations Prepare for Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations

  One person, 3 dogs dead in Longview house fire

One person and three dogs are dead following a fire on Aars Drive in Longview.

  Tyler restaurant receives governor’s award for disability employment awareness

An East Texas restaurant has received a prestigious award from the Governor of Texas.

Expect pockets of dense fog on AM commute in East Texas

Pockets of dense fog are expected to create difficult driving conditions in parts of East Texas Wednesday morning.

Murdered Fort Hood soldier Guillen died ‘in the line of duty,’ Army says

The 20-year-old Fort Hood soldier was beaten to death with a hammer in April, according to a federal affidavit. Her body was later dismembered and burned.

  Improvements to water treatment plant nearly complete in Gladewater

The City of Gladewater is finishing work on several improvements to the city’s water treatment facility.

New sign welcomes motorists to Longview

A new entry sign is up near a major intersection in the city of Longview.

Police: Houston officer killed in shooting, another wounded

Authorities say a Houston police officer was killed and a teen and another officer were wounded when a man opened fire on law enforcement responding to a domestic disturbance call.

Winona Elementary School suspends on-campus instruction due to spike in COVID-19 cases

Winona ISD said on-campus instruction has been suspended for Winona Elementary School until Tuesday, Nov. 3.

  Controversial music festival in Canton to continue; council can still terminate agreement

Tuesday, the Canton City Council discussed and took action. A dance, music festival will take place the first weekend of November on the grounds of Canton Trade Days.

East Texas sample ballots

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Voter info: All contested East Texas races

Here are the races you’ll see on your ballot, either in early voting or on election day. East Texas (KLTV/KTRE) - Here are the races you’ll see on your ballot, either in early voting or on election day.

TRAFFIC ALERT: 18-wheeler wreck reported on Hwy 79 S. at CR 472 in Rusk Co.

Rusk County Office of Emergency Management said that the wreck involves an 18-wheeler and another vehicle.

  Mother of Texas girl police say died on trampoline said she wasn’t able to see her daughter for 4 years

Alysha Anderton says she was fighting to get her visitation rights back, but the process got bogged down because COVID-19 closed the courts.

Know Your Candidate: How each presidential candidate responds to the issues

Part 3: Fossil fuel use, tariffs on China, troops in the Middle East, and right to abortion

  Longview retailer discusses Halloween costume shortage, changes due to COVID-19

KLTV's Jamey Boyum talks with Parties Plus Manager Brandon Stringer about costume shortages and new rules about trying on Halloween costumes.

Roads cleared after accident blocked Hardy St. and Loop 281 in Longview

TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident blocking traffic at Hardy St. and Loop 281 in Longview

Rare white sea turtle found on South Carolina beach

The town of Kiawah Island posted on its Facebook page that the Kiawah Island Turtle Patrol found a lone white baby sea turtle on Sunday.