Consumer

  City of Tyler to enforce tire disposal fee

The fee is due to an increase in the number thrown away in city limits, according to a city official.

Ways to take advantage of Texas tax free weekend

Sears, Kmart announce more store closures

8 ways to avoid going into debt while back-to-school shopping

  Madden NFL 20 hits stores shelves featuring Whitehouse native Pat Mahomes

AAA Texas: Summer gas prices begin to fizzle as temperatures rise

City council to revisit bringing rentable electric scooters to Tyler

Continued Coverage

  Tariff on fireworks imported from China could send prices skyrocketing

City council approves Frontier Airline lease at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

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

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

  Tyler brewery weighs-in on law allowing legal sale of beer to-go: ’It’s a win for the people of Texas’

  City council to decide on grant to fund renovations for ‘hidden’ park in Tyler

East Texas nonprofits receive $140,000 in donations following Brookshire’s FRESH 15 race

BGC Racing has raised more than $790,000 raised in six years, according to the company.

  City of Tyler asks downtown businesses to weigh in on electric scooter proposal

The city said at this point they aren’t planning on going forward with the scooters but will consider them in the future.

  Plumbers call for special session after Texas House ends need for professional licensing, regulation

“[Plumbers] have grown up in an industry that was regulated, required specific standards... all of that changes in a situation like this.”

  Unique, modern homes on display in Tyler during 66th annual Parade of Homes

The 2019 Parade of Homes will feature everything from townhomes to boathouses, featuring the latest in home design.

Certain energy efficient products tax free on Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday

  Old Anderson County Jail transforms into set for upcoming film, ‘Four My Brothers’

Tyler city council approves zone change to allow new shopping center project to move forward

2 million pounds of P.F. Chang’s recalled over misbranding; Tyson expands chicken recall

GM recalls trucks due to engine block heater cord fires

  Azalea Trail gardens draw visitors from all over Texas for 60th year

Jersey Mike locations in Tyler, Longview to donate proceeds to support of Children’s Village of Texas

If you find yourself contemplating what to grab for lunch or dinner today, you could always grab a bite to eat and at the same time, help give to a non-profit organization that’s making a difference in East Texas.

  Director of utilities: Expect foul taste, smell of Tyler water to decrease ‘relatively fast’

The City of Tyler has announced the unusual taste and odor customers recently experienced should decrease relatively fast now that its second water treatment plant is up and running again.

Harley-Davidson is looking to attract younger customers with electric bikes

These vehicles max out at roughly 10 mph and cost between $649 and $699.

  Managing member of Plaza Tower: ‘We want to make this a community where folks can work and play’

One of the first steps in a plan to revitalize downtown Tyler took the form of renovations made to space on the Plaza Tower’s 10th floor.

  Find treasures from around the world at Zonta Antiques Show and Sale 2019

A treasure hunter’s paradise is underway this weekend in Longview.

  City council sets dates for Tyler First Comprehensive Plan open house meetings

Tyler City Council has set three topic-specific open house dates in which city residents can join the council for open house meetings concerning the city’s Tyler First Comprehensive Plan.

City council to consider fats, grease control program for Tyler commercial buildings

The Tyler City Council will soon decide on a new compliance ordinance that will make commercial building owners more accountable when it comes to what they pour down the drain and into the city’s water supply.

Tyler city council approves change to smoking ordinance to include vaping, e-cigs

The Tyler City Council has approved a change to the city’s smoking ordinance to include electronic devices, such as a vaporizers and e-cigarettes.

Mother burned when sippy cup exploded in her face, she says

An attorney says the company who makes the sippy cup doesn’t believe an explosion could have happened if the cup was being used properly and wants to do testing on it.

‘Is this the best a man can get?’: New Gillette ad challenges men to ‘be better’

Company officials say they have no plans to pull the ad in the face of some negative reaction.

  Low supply, high demand driving firewood prices higher during cold winter months

The colder temperatures may run up your heating bill, but they also mean big business for forestry and landscaping services.

  WEBXTRA: East Texans enjoying lower-than-average gas prices during holiday travel

Gas prices are taking a little of the stress out of holiday travel this Christmas.

Board recommends approving Longview’s Carmike Cinemas' zone change to sell alcohol

The City of Longview Planning and Zoning Board has recommended approval for Carmike Cinema’s zone change to allow the sell and onsite consumption of alcohol on the premises.

  WEBXTRA: Police step up DWI patrols, share free ways for partygoers to get home safely

Authorities across East Texas will have increased patrols keeping an eye out for intoxicated drivers this week and through Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

  Toyota recalls address possible restraint, braking issues

Thursday, the auto maker recalled nearly 90,000 Land Cruisers and Lexus LX-570 vehicles from the past decade over a safety issue that involves the front passenger seat belt.

East Texans enjoy lower-than-average gas prices during holiday travel

Drivers across East Texas can add cheaper gas prices to their list of ‘things for which to be thankful for’ as they enjoy lower-than-average gas prices ahead of the busy holiday travel season.

Longview Mall Sears named as one of 40 stores to close

The Sears store in the Longview Mall is one of 40 stores named that will be closing.

Dry dog food recalled over possible vitamin D toxicity

Dogs with elevated levels of vitamin D may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss.

  Body cam blast prompts NYPD recall of nearly 3,000 devices

A photo shows a police body camera that exploded inside the 121 Precinct station house on Staten Island as a patrol officer prepared to head out for the midnight shift.

Exploding toilets prompt recall of 1.4 million flushing systems

The pressure can lift the tank lid and shatter the tank, posing impact and laceration hazards to consumers and property damage, officials said. Twenty-three have been hurt so far, officials said.

  Even air’s not free anymore

Looking to air your tire will take time, but you may never find it for free.

  Local pharmacists react to President Trump’s new legislation

Local pharmacists react to President Trump signing two bills lifting pharmacist gag orders on drug prices.

  Voters to decide on $104M bond proposed by City of Longview

The City of Longview has a bond election on Nov. 6, and city officials want voters to know how and where they can get information about the propositions, which total $104 million.

  Animal services hosting monthly low-cost pet wellness clinics in Tyler

The City of Tyler is teaming up with a local veterinary service to offer pet owners a monthly, low-cost option to caring for their furry family members.

  Law enforcement says new app raises red flags for parents

A new social media app popular among teens and preteens is raising red flags with law enforcement.  "There are literally millions of apps [...] the tasks that parents have is impossible to keep up with all of that technology," Detective Tim McDonald with the Smith County Sheriff's Office said.  Those who investigate cyber crimes against children said it's important for parents to limit what's on their kids devices.

Terrifying freak accident or not?

A 9-year-old Bartlett boy loses a finger, but finds a hidden hazard on pontoon boats. Andy Wise's paper trail on the defect leads to a lot of hurt people.

Testing out P90X fitness regimen

Our tester, David Likens, is 36 and the father of three active boys and he wanted to be able to keep up with them. Does this $100 extreme at-home fitness routine work?

The Investigators: Super shopper

Andy's shopping spree with "Coupon Queen" Susan Samtur will forever change how you save $ at the supermarket!

Stretching Your Dollar: Holiday shopping savings

With only 39 days to shop for Christmas we found the four things you need to consider to stretch your shopping dollars.

KLTV.com Web Exclusive: Use Caution When You Wave To Pay

It used to be that paying with cash was the quickest way through a checkout line, but that may be changing.

KLTV Cars Download Your Down Payment Winner

The Winner of the KLTV Cars Download Your Down Payment is: Angela Pettis from Big Sandy , TX