Police investigate hit-and-run pedestrian accident, suspect arrested

Tyler police are investigating a hit and run pedestrian accident in downtown Tyler early Saturday morning.

4 Killed, 5 injured in a shooting at a Kansas bar

9 dead,16 injured in mass shooting in downtown Dayton, Ohio

Woman reported missing from Lufkin found safe

Inmate dies in Smith County Jail

  Tyler police: Man transported to hospital for mental health evaluation following SWAT situation

Suspect in Rusk County manhunt, wanted for sexual assault of child, burglary, still at large

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Authorities ID alleged Daingerfield bank robber

Tyler police arrest suspect involved in late-night shooting near Loop 323

  Water company customers complaining about skin, eye irritation, ‘do not use’ water order still in place

Longview man dies after being shot on front porch, police investigating

Athens landlord holds burglar suspect at gunpoint

Wreck causes portion of Interstate 20 in Gregg County to shut down

Tyler police: 'All-clear' issued, ATF determines no bomb at scene of Home Depot

Tyler police have issued an 'all-clear' after ATF agents determined there was no bomb at a Home Depot.

  Daycare sends kids home due to gas leak, no danger present

A gas leak in Longview had caused a partial road shutdown.

  Firefighter severely injured in Arp fire response Monday

Firefighters from several departments are battling a structure fire in Arp Monday afternoon.

  EXCLUSIVE: Kilgore teen's family speaks out after fatal crash

The Ballard family is now speaking out about the loss of their loved one.

Family, Law enforcement actively looking for missing Eagle Landing man

  Wife, witnesses pulled man out of water at Tyler State Park, CPR unsuccessful

UPDATE: Missing Tyler woman found safe, vehicle still missing

Law firm files claim against Christus Mother Frances Hospital that employed alleged murderer

Man on dirt bike killed by vehicle in Harrison County, driver fled scene

Tyler Police: Missing 11-year-old found safe

Student hit by car at Robert E. Lee released from hospital

A student has been taken to the hospital this morning after being struck by a car in the Robert E. Lee High School parking lot.

DPS responds to Harmony ISD bus crash in Wood County, children not injured

DPS: At approximately 7:24 AM this morning, Troopers responded to a two vehicle crash involving Harmony ISD school bus #24 on SH-154 and FM-2869 in Wood County.

Officials search for missing elderly man in Houston Co.

The Houston County Sheriff Office is searching for a missing elderly man, Frank Roth.  According to the HCSO, Roth was last seen walking his dog Friday near the Grapeland Country Club.  Roth was last wearing a blue sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Kilgore police identify victim in fatal Highway 259 crash

Kilgore police have identified a woman killed in a fatal Thursday morning crash.

Identity released of driver killed in Winona fiery crash

The identity of the driver killed in a fiery crash in Winona on September 21 has been released.

Police: One dead following shooting at Longview apartment complex

Posted to the Longview Police Facebook page:  Shooting at 5500 W. Loop 281 The Longview Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred around 1:00 a.m. on September 21, 2017 at 5515 W. Loop 281

Hurricane Harvey now a Category 3 hurricane

Hurricane Harvey is likely to move inland earlier than anticipated.

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott suspended for six games

Dallas Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games, the NFL announced Friday.

Breaking: Tyler Police responding to report of a possible shooting

Tyler Police are responding to reports of a possible shooting.

Hopkins County: Be on the lookout for escaped inmate

Hopkins County law enforcement is looking for a man, who they say walked away from a work detail at the Civic Center.

Smith County District Attorney to seek death penalty in Kayla Gomez-Orozco case

When the Bullard man accused of abducting and killing 8-year-old Kayla Gomez-Orozco goes on trial in October, he will be facing the death penalty if found guilty. Smith County District Attorney Matt Bingham filed his intent to seek the death penalty in the case on Wednesday morning. Bingham cannot speak on the case due to a gag order, but a document filed in Smith County's 241st District Court states the prosecution's intention. Gustavo Zavala-Garcia, 24, was arrested an...

Tyler father, son in standoff indicted on aggravated robbery charges

A father and son involved in a downtown Tyler standoff and believed to be tied to a Columbian cartel have been indicted by a Smith County Grand jury. Mario Leon Arroyo, 51, was indicted on two counts of aggravated robbery and one charge of driving while intoxicated. His son, 25-year-old Noe Esau Arroyo, was handed down two indictments, one for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and the other for aggravated robbery. Indictments for Mario Arroyo stem from a February 27 incide...

Gladewater police working two crime scenes, confirm shooting

Gladewater police have confirmed that there has been a shooting this morning. Police are currently working two scenes.

Man accused of Facebook video killing takes own life after police pursuit

According to a tweet by PA State Police (@PAStatePolice) Steve Stephens was spotted this morning by PSP members in Erie County. After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself. The AP is also confirming that Stephens is dead. Related: Man accused of Facebook video killing said he 'just snapped.'

Two people killed in overnight wreck on Toll 49

Two people were killed last night in a three vehicle crash on Loop 49 just North of Highway 64 in Smith County.

Tyler police searching for armed robbery suspects

Tyler police are looking for two suspects who robbed a laundromat at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.

  Tyler police investigate double homicide

From Tyler Police Department:  On 9/18/16 at approximately 2:44am, Tyler Police responded to a report of gunshots in the 3100 block of Pointe North Dr. in Tyler, across from Club Ice.

Police respond to shooting in Longview

Police are at the scene of a shooting at the Family Dollar on High Street in Longview. At this time its unknown if there are any victims.

Tyler police issue arrest warrant for suspect in overnight shooting

Tyler Police said they responded to a shots-fired call around 2 a.m. in the 1100 block of West Gentry Parkway.

Man charged after leading police on foot chase

One man has been arrested after leading police on a brief foot chase Wednesday morning.

Tyler announces short-list for city manager job

The City of Tyler announced Monday a short-list of five candidates being considered for the city manager position.

Overnight fire destroys Smith Co. home

An investigation is underway to determine what caused an early morning fire that destroyed a home in Smith County .

Catherine Grove leaves controversial Church of Wells

Catherine Grove, who spent nearly two years living with members of the Church of Wells, has escaped the controversial church and is home with her family in Arkansas. Catherine's father Andy Grove said the family safely crossed the border into Arkansas early Friday morning.

Emergency Personnel

A person was found inside a submerged vehicle in Upshur County.

Tornado warning in effect for East Texas counties

The Shreveport National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Cherokee, Gregg, Rusk, Smith until 6:45 PM CDT.This is a developing story. Stay with KLTV for updates.

Third suspect in custody in death of Kilgore man

A third suspect has been taken into custody Thursday in connection with the death of a Kilgore man.

Police identify pedestrian killed in overnight accident

Tyler police are looking for a vehicle that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident.

Lucas Calvert, sister to be reunited with stepdad

The 4-year-old boy and his 5-year-old sister caught up in the Halloween shooting death of their mother will be re-united with their stepfather Thursday.

Car hits school bus

Department of Public Safety Troopers say a car rear-ended a Chapel Hill ISD school bus.

Massive search underway for shooting suspects

Around 10 p.m. Wednesday, the San Augustine Police Department says two men were shot at the Sunset Hills Apartment Complex outside the city.

Tonight at 10...

An East Texas soldier, witness and survivor of Thursday's massacre at Ft. Hood, gives her first on-camera interview exclusively to KLTV's LaKecia Shockley.  That's tonight at 10 on East Texas News Weekend. 

Gladewater HS graduate witnesses Fort Hood shooting

A 2008 graduate of Gladewater High School was very close to the violence when Thursday's shooting in Fort Hood occured.

Three people dead in Lufkin murder/suicide

Three people are dead after an apparent murder/suicide in Lufkin. The Angelina County Sheriff's office tells the East Texas News that the incident took place near the Moffett Road area. The Sheriff's Office says investigators are on the scene, after obtaining a search warrant to enter the residence.

Suspect Spotted, Arrested in Dogwood City

KLTV 7 has confirmed the man at the center of a large manhunt has been arrested in Dogwood City. Smith County Sheriff's officials said around 2a.m. 41-year-old John David Johnston was arrested after a person called 911 saying they saw the him walking down a street.

Business Blaze in Tyler; Major Street Closed

Tyler Police say firefighters are battling a 2-alarm fire at a business on Gentry Pkwy & Glenwood Blvd.

Fire Reported at Tyler Pipe

UPDATED 4:42am-- KLTV 7 has confirmed a fire has been brought under control this morning at the Tyler Pipe plant North of Tyler.

Three Killed At Louisiana Technical College

Police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, say three women are dead in a campus shooting.

Fire Marshal: Arp Blaze "Deliberately Set"

Acting Arp Fire Marshal Marilynn Wilson tells KLTV 7 a fire set near an abandoned home was deliberately set. Arp Volunteer Firefighters received the call of the blaze around 11:30p.m. Wednesday night.

UPDATE: Fire Near Chapel Hill

Smith County Fire Marshal Jim Seaton has confirmed one woman is dead after a house fire at 10982 County Road 2209, just east of Tyler. Seaton says there is also an unconfirmed report another person may have been inside in the burning home.

Reverend Jerry Falwell Dead At 73

A Liberty University executive says the Reverend Jerry Falwell has died. Falwell was taken to a hospital after being found unconscious today in his office at the school he founded in Virginia. He was 73 years old. Falwell was a T-V evangelist who founded the Moral Majority, and then became the face of the religious right in the 1980s.

Boulder High School Under Lockdown; Armed Officers In The Building

In Colorado, Boulder High School was put under lockdown today. The move comes amid unconfirmed reports that two men in camouflage and ski masks were inside the building.

Man Shot By Police Officer Makes Bond

The 20-year-old Marshall man shot by police Saturday night has made his 15,000 dollar bond and has been released from jail.  Shari Stephens was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon when police say he was shot, attempting to drive into an officer at an apartment complex.   The officer shot through the car's windshield, shooting him in the head. The shooting is still under investigation by the Texas Rangers and the Harrison County District Attorney's office.