Kilgore crews on scene of house fire

‘Two-toed Moe’ the sloth meets new girlfriend named Lightning at Cincinnati zoo

Officials search for suspects who burglarized hotels in Lindale, Longview

Jury duty canceled for Cherokee County

Boil water notice issued for Quitman residents

Friday’s Weather: Partly cloudy skies and a mild afternoon with highs mid 60s

Continued Coverage

  TJC Apache band led Tyler parade Thursday night, shared special performance

  Gas prices begin decrease after holiday travel

  New information in Kilgore missing woman case

  Disabled woman and former criminal justice chief create safe place for disabled

  Nutcracker performance is a family affair for the Moseleys

Nacogdoches ISD: Elementary student brought ‘controlled substance’ to school, shared with other children

  Blood donations down during holidays, but need is great

Carter BloodCare says they are at a critical shortage of blood and platelets. They say the number of donors making appointments and keeping them is just not enough to meet the daily demand of 600 to 800 patients requiring transfusions.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck congesting traffic at Highway 155 at Lake Placid Road in Tyler

A wreck is blocking several lanes of traffic in south of Loop 323 on Highway 155.

  WebXtra: Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary hosts Santa Paws

It’s the best time of the year and what better way to spend your day than with our unique Santa and the big cats? Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary is hosting their 3rd annual Santa Paws this weekend.

Judge sets new execution date for man convicted of killing two Henderson County deputies

A new execution date has been set for a Eustace man convicted in the shooting deaths of two Henderson County deputies in 2007.

  Harrison County Sheriff’s Office releases name of man killed in officer-involved shooting incident

  ETN: Tyler police officers, others bring Christmas cheer to Reunion Plaza residents

  East Texas air quality possibly affected by Port Neches chemical plant explosion

  WEBXTRA: Gas prices have dropped in Tyler, East Texas

  WEBXTRA: Longview Ballet Theatre welcomes guest choreographer for Cinderella performance

  WEBXTRA: Chapel Hill ISD kicks off Shoes for Kids event

Tyler police arrive at scene to find man holding sex assault suspect at gunpoint

The Smith County District Attorney’s Office has released a document detailing how a man came home to catch a Tyler man sneaking out of his home after allegedly sexually assaulting his daughter.

’Narwhal’ staying with rescue; role as therapy dog

The extra feature isn't causing any complications.

Cowboys’ Antwaun Woods arrested on drugs, tampering charges

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Antwaun Woods has been arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and tampering with evidence, according to an ESPN report.

Authorities capture Lindale manhunt subject in Wood County

The subject of a manhunt Wednesday afternoon in Lindale has been apprehended, authorities say.

  Traffic relief could be on the way soon for Tyler motorists

With the holidays in full swing, the daily traffic gridlock along South Broadway continues to be a driver’s nightmare.

  ‘I’ve always wanted to be a sheep!’ Nutcracker adds more animals to cast

There are some extra cute performers in the Nutcracker, this year.

  Mistletoe and Magic kicks off

The 31st annual Mistletoe and Magic event is bringing cheer and vendors to East Texas.

Crews responding to structure fire off Highway 31 east of Tyler

Fire crews are responding to a structure fire east of Tyler.

  White Oak officer smells trouble for skunk, rescues it without getting sprayed

An East Texas officer spotted an animal in distress and decided to take action ... but this animal is one you must approach with caution.

  Thieves steal Salvation Army donation kettle from Tyler Walmart

Witnesses told authorities someone grabbed the stand the kettle was held by, threw it in the back of the truck, and drove off.

Chapel Hill High School student senate carries on 22-year Christmas tradition

For the past 22 years, the Chapel Hill High School Student Senate has gotten into the Christmas spirit by sponsoring its annual Shoes for Kids fundraiser.

Santa spreads holiday cheer for babies in the N.I.C.U.

This time of year can be difficult for folks with loved ones in the hospital, especially if those loved ones are young children.

  Fire officials say unattended burning leaves caused structure fire in Flint

Flint-Gresham, Bullard and Noonday fire departments responded

  Santa stops by NICU at Tyler hospital to help raise families spirits

The holiday season can be a difficult time for families with loved ones in the hospital, especially if those loved ones are young children.

  Gift of Love: Samantha & Marlee

“We’ve been together all our lives and every time we're apart for long periods of time, it feels empty, it feels weird,” said Sam.

  Mercantile store offers merchandise, nostalgia to visitors in downtown Kilgore

A new business in downtown Kilgore hopes to find its customer base among people who prefer things to be done the old-fashioned way.

Boil water notice rescinded for Gladewater

The boil water notice that was put into effect on Tuesday night in Gladewater has been rescinded.

Shreveport authorities capture ‘dangerous suspect’ wanted in Gregg County

Authorities say a dangerous suspect wanted by Gregg County Sheriff’s Office has been captured.

Tyler man sentenced to 10 years in prison for fatal shooting

Maddox was sentenced in connection with a deadly shooting back in April.

  Carols in the Park lights up indoor Christmas tree forest in Pittsburg

Many of the 100 trees on display are decorated as visual representations of Christmas carols, while a few others have religious themes.

Lindale police advise residents to stay alert after suspect flees from authorities

An active search is underway in the Lindale area after a suspect fled from authorities.

Execution date set for Smith County man who strangled mother, buried her in backyard

An execution date has been set for the Smith County man who strangled his mother and buried her body in their backyard.

  Smith County Sheriff identifies suspect involved in Tyler standoff

According to the sheriff’s office, Nasir Saleh-Saad Jabr, 35, is the name of the suspect.

Worker hospitalized after forklift accident at Tyler Pipe

Emergency crews are responding to an industrial accident at Tyler Pipe.

  VIDEO: White Oak police officer saves skunk with carton stuck on head

White Oak Police Officer Brian Russell was out on patrol on Nov. 22 when he came across a black and white situation.

Two crashes cause traffic problems on S. Broadway in Tyler

Tyler police are responding to two major traffic crashes on South Broadway Wednesday morning, according to online records.

  Driver, passenger hospitalized after fiery rollover wreck on WB I-20 in Smith County

Crews have been dispatched to the scene of a rollover wreck in the westbound lanes of I-20, just past Highway 155.

WATCH LIVE: Legal experts testify at President Trump’s impeachment hearing

The House Judiciary Committee will have its first impeachment hearing on Wednesday following the release of the House Intelligence Committee’s report.

Wednesday Weather: More sunshine. More mild temperatures

The quiet weather continues across the region with more sunshine today.

Tyler fire crews extinguish early morning house fire

Firefighters have extinguished a house fire near downtown Tyler early Wednesday.

  Tyler standoff ends after flash-bang device used to disorient suspect, safely take him into custody

Law enforcement are currently in a standoff with a suspect in Tyler.

  UT Health East Texas Christmas tree lit by former patient who is now on staff

Fewer than two years ago, Shawn Gonter was a trauma patient at UT Health Tyler after a serious motorcycle accident.

  2020 Miracle Child has ‘infectious smile’

Kimber Jane De La Cruz is the 2020 Miracle Child for East Texas.

Boil water notice issued for parts of Troup following water main break

The City of Troup asks drivers in its city to please be cautious when traveling on South Georgia near the double curve as crews are working to repair a water main.

Henderson County Republican Party reports death of county commissioner

According to a local political group, a county commissioner has died.

Last of Texas plant’s fires declared ‘extinguished’

Authorities say the last of the fires from a series of massive chemical plant explosions that rocked a Gulf Coast town has finally been extinguished.

  T.A.B.C. seizes still in Cherokee County

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission seized an illegal still in Cherokee County.

Crews responding to house fire in Henderson

Emergency crews are responding to the scene of a house fire in Henderson.

Longview police investigating after shots fired at home

The Longview Police Department is asking for anyone with information on a recent shooting to come forward.

ETN: Cheyenne, Chylar Whorton chat about ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’

Two cast members from the Pollard Theater Center’s upcoming performances of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” paid a visit to the East Texas Now news desk on Tuesday to speak to ETN anchor Kayla Lyons about the show.

  ETN: Tyler ISD’s executive director of communications discusses Pathfinder event

Tyler ISD’s executive director of communications stopped by the East Texas Now news desk on Tuesday to talk about the school district’s upcoming “Pathfinder” event.

  Tyler Police Department preps for annual Blue Santa event

First responders will take more than 250 children shopping on Dec. 17. Each child will have $100 to spend.

Tyler woman accused of bilking wedding venue out of thousands of dollars pleads guilty

A Tyler woman accused of embezzling from a wedding venue with which she was employed has pleaded guilty to the crime.

  Thieves break through wall of Longview church, steal safe

KLTV’s Jamey Boyum speaks with the pastor who says they made quick work of it and stole a safe.

Troup woman gets deferred adjudication for stealing $1,500 worth of scratch-offs

A Troup woman who stole $1,574 worth of scratch-off tickets from a convenience store with which she was employed has pleaded guilty to the crime.

Crews responding to grass fire threatening structures in Rusk County

Fire crews from the Crims Chapel Volunteer Fire Department are responding to a grass fire in Rusk County.

Jacksonville man who threatened shooting spree pleads guilty in federal court

A Jacksonville man has pleaded guilty to a charge alleging he made a threat during a phone call “to go on a shooting spree because he had been misled and mistreated by his former employer.”

Longview police: 2 people injured in shooting incident on Whitney St.

Two people were injured in a shooting incident that occurred on Whitney Street in Longview last week.

  Gregg County justice of the peace offers free gun locks to anyone in need

KLTV's Jamey Boyum spoke with Pct. 1 Judge BH Jameson about why he's doing it.

  Tyler mayor on Harvey Hall: ‘We’ve aggressively cleaned this building to where there’s no issue’

Tyler Mayor Martin Heines said the city has taken the proper measures to ensure Harvey Hall Convention Center is safe from any type of airborne illness.

Report: Gregg County woman shot husband, later claimed he threatened to kill her

Penelope Ann Stoudt, 56, called 911 shortly after 2 p.m. on Monday to report that she had shot her husband, Timothy Joe Stoudt with a shotgun, according to the probable cause affidavit obtained by KLTV.

Multiple departments respond to fire at Henderson County gas plant

Emergency crews responded to a fire at a gas plant in Henderson County Tuesday.

  Nonprofits, charities look to generosity of East Texans on Giving Tuesday

After a busy weekend of holiday shopping, nonprofits and charities across East Texas hope you’ve got a little money left in your budget for #GivingTuesday.

  Giving Tuesday: Ozarka donates $5K, truckload of water to East Texas Food Bank

The East Texas Food Bank serves more than 80,000 households in 26 counties throughout East Texas.

  East Texas schools on the move with new UIL conference cutoff numbers

There are changes coming to East Texas High School sports next year with the new UIL Classification numbers.

Bullard ISD bus involved in minor crash near Bullard Middle School

Bus #35 was involved in a two-vehicle crash near Bullard Middle School, located at 909 West Main Street.

Tuesday’s Weather: Sunny and warmer. A nice First Alert Forecast ahead!

A chilly start with temperatures near freezing this morning. South and southwest winds will help warm us up today, though, with temperatures in the mid 60s this afternoon.

  The floating tractors of Efurd Orchards

Efurd Orchard near Pittsburg is a popular place to buy peaches in season, but year round people stop to take pictures of two tractors that appear to be floating in a pond.