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Hospitalization rate for TSA that includes Angelina, Nacogdoches counties stays above 15% 28 days

For the past 28 days, the trauma service area that includes Angelina and Nacogdoches counties has had a hospitalization rate of 15 percent or more of its hospitals’ total capacity.

3rd Texas case of more contagious COVID variant found in Dallas

Harrison County Sheriff’s Office 1 of 3 burglary suspects in custody after chase

Lufkin Police Department releases names of victims, suspect in stabbing incident at convenience store

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Texas Capitol and Capitol grounds closed amid threat of armed protest

TSA area including Angelina, Nacogdoches counties remains above 15 percent hospitalization rate for 27 days

Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at 107

Constable arrests man accused of stealing Boy Scout trailer in Whitehouse

Willie Nelson gets COVID-19 vaccine, sends message to fans

3 with COVID-19 owe lives to girl, 17, who smelled smoke from early-morning fire

  Upshur County deputy wounded in line of duty receives purple heart

Upshur County Sheriff Larry Webb presented awards in commissioners' court Friday morning to four deputies who were fired on during a pursuit and standoff in Upshur County on November 16, 2020.

Smith County fire marshal releases IDs of 3 child victims in fatal house fire

On Friday, January 15, 2021, Smith County Fire Marshal Jay Brooks identified the three children who died in a house fire with their mother on Monday.

Tyler PD finds missing elderly man with help of Project Lifesaver bracelet

An Alzheimer's Alliance of Smith County Project Lifesaver bracelet helped Tyler police officers track down a missing man who suffers from dementia Friday morning.

Plea deal reached for woman accused of abusing, neglecting cancer-stricken son

Shannon Marie Creevey pleaded guilty to one count of bodily injury to a child, a first-degree felony which carries a 30-year sentence.

Tyler fire crews at scene of house fire on New Copeland Road

San Augustine Police ask for help in search for missing man

  Man shot at Starrville Methodist Church moved out of ICU into hospital rehab facility

1 burglary suspect fatally shot, 1 taken into custody by Cherokee County deputy

  Lufkin police release video from high-speed chase

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Tyler/Longview area hospitalization rate remains above 15 percent 31 days straight

The TSA area which includes Tyler and Longview has been above 15 percent since mid-December.

TSA area including Angelina, Nacogdoches counties remains above 15 percent hospitalization rate for 23 days

The COVID-19 hospitalization rate for TSA Area H rose to 27.45 percent on Thursday.

  Tyler/Longview area COVID-19 hospitalization rate remains above 15% for one month

Today marks one month straight of COVID-19 patients making up 15% or more of total hospital capacity in Trauma Service Area G, which includes Tyler and Longview.

Man dies in shooting tied to Tyler County stolen vehicle investigation

Deputies spoke with witnesses, the suspected shooter, and the man who had been shot. The deputies discovered the stolen vehicle, driven by the man who died, and stolen items from Jasper and Tyler County in the vehicle.

  Texans flock to Gilmer gun store for ammo after seeing Facebook post

For East Texas gun owners, getting ammunition has been a struggle over the past year, with supply shortages in nearly all calibers for pistols and rifles. So when a Gilmer gun store posted a notice that they had a large ammunition shipment, it got attention from shoppers across Texas.

Tyler’s Cambridge Road improvement project set to begin Jan. 19

The project includes the expansion of the existing pavement width, the addition of curb and gutter, sidewalks, a new underground storm drain system, and sewer system improvements on Cambridge Road from Broadway Avenue to Jeff Davis Drive.

Missing Tyler man found safe

The Tyler man missing since Wednesday has been found safe at the home of a relative, according to Tyler police.

  Nemow Treasures in Longview victim of recent burglaries

KLTV’s Jamey Boyum talks with Longview shop owner Kari Davis about several recent burglaries that have happened at her store Nemow Treasures.

SWEPCO completing power restoration after Sunday snowstorm

The snow storm left downed tree limbs and power lines leaving 60,400 customers without power. As of 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14, SWEPCO had restored power to all but 10 of those customers.

Memorial Trees to be planted at weekend Arbor Day event

Memorial trees to honor Tyler public servants will be planted this Saturday at a city-sponsored Arbor Day event.

Family Crisis Center holds Human Trafficking Awareness event at Angelina County Courthouse

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. To commemorate the month and bring awareness to the incidence of human trafficking locally, the Family Crisis Center of East Texas hosted a brief media event at the Angelina County Courthouse.

Gladewater ISD bus crashes into tree; minor injuries reported

The crash occurred on Coach Cooksey Road Thursday.

Shot clinics don’t come soon enough for those in Deep East Texas hospitals

“We have been during the past week or two at both hospitals maxed out with critical care beds,” said Gary Stokes, CEO at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital.

  3 school districts fundraising for Lindale coach battling COVID-19

Three East Texas school districts come together with compassion to helping raise money for Lindale High School athletic trainer battling Covid-19.

  20+ vehicles vandalized in Tyler Historic District over last 2 months

Many people were hoping with the start of a new year, they could catch a break from some of the hardships of 2020. Unfortunately for some that’s not been the case.

Plaza Tower fire call result of fire sprinkler pump malfunction

There was no fire in the building.

Tyler police searching for missing man with dementia

He was last seen at the WalMart at 6801 S. Broadway around 4 p.m. looking confused as he walked in and back out.

  East Texans struggle to find available doses of COVID-19 vaccine

One couple traveled from Dallas to Tyler to get their first shot.

Livingston woman survives COVID-19 after nearly two weeks on ventilator

She is in rehab now, working to walk greater distances again.

  Body of missing man Corbin Stiefer found underneath Toll 49

After days of searching for 21-year-old Corbin Stiefer, authorities say his body has been found.

Lufkin police arrest man after 9-minute high-speed car chase

Jason Brightwell allegedly led officers on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle Tuesday afternoon.

Andy Mack to run for Longview mayor for third, final term

Mack say he has the support of family, friends and the community.

Tyler/Longview area hospitalization rate remains above 15 percent 30 days straight

On Wednesday, the Texas Department of State Health Services reported a hospitalization rate of 20.73 percent, which is down from the number posted Tuesday.

TSA area including Angelina, Nacogdoches counties remains above 15 percent hospitalization rate for 22 days

TSA Area H maintains its COVID hospitalization rate above 15 percent for the 22nd straight day.

Food distribution canceled Friday at Harvey Hall

The City of Tyler is working with NET Health to hold emergency vaccine distributions in the Harvey Hall parking lot through Saturday.

Whitehouse man accused of poaching deer at night

A witness told Game Warden Brad Clark that a dark-colored pickup truck used artificial light to illuminate a pasture and that he heard at least one shot fired from a rifle.

Man indicted for arson in connection with Gregg County house fire

Robert Whittington is charged with felony arson.

Sentencing set for former Sabine ISD aide accused of inappropriate relationship with student

Cassie Dowden appeared in court Wednesday as part of a plea agreement hearing.

  2nd round of Payroll Protection Program loans starts this week

Beginning today, Monday, Jan. 11, smaller businesses that did not receive a Payroll Protection Program loan the first time around can begin to apply.

  Missing Tyler man’s vehicle located Tuesday off Toll 49; search underway

The car of Corbin Stiefer has been located.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office looking for missing 14-year-old girl

Police request the public's help finding missing teenager.

Tyler woman accused of bilking disabled person in her care out of COVID-19 funds

Latazia Spencer, 22, was arrested on Dec. 18. She is charged with exploitation of children/disabled/elderly, a third-degree felony.

State removes Shelby County Jail from non-compliant list

A state agency has removed the Shelby County Jail from the state’s non-compliant list.

State removes Hopkins County Jail from non-compliant list

A state agency has removed the Hopkins County Jail from the state’s non-compliant list.

Tyler man arrested after armed standoff at motel pleads guilty to federal drug charge

A 26-year-old Tyler man who was arrested after an armed standoff in the parking of the Econo Lodge on Loop 323 in December of 2019 has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge.

Pedestrian dies after Jasper hit-and-run incident; suspect now in custody

A 30-year-old woman died in an auto-pedestrian incident in Jasper early Tuesday morning, according to a press release. A suspect is now in custody.

TSA including Smith, Gregg counties above 15 percent hospitalization rate 29 days straight

For the past 29 days, the trauma service area that includes Smith and Gregg Counties has had a COVID-19 hospitalization rate of more than 15 percent of its hospitals’ total capacity.

  Longview home destroyed, 3 pets dead following fire

Longview firefighters responded to a house fire where three family pets died and the home is a total loss according to Kevin May from the Longview Fire Department.

City of Athens names new police chief

At Monday night’s meeting, the Athens City Council voted to hire John Densmore as the new police chief. Densmore is currently serving as a lieutenant with the Cedar Hill Police Department.

  Victim identified in deadly Starrville house fire

Brittany Stewart is identified as one of the four victims of Monday's deadly Starrville-area house fire.

Woman dies after being struck by vehicle in Athens

A pedestrian, later identified as Teresa A. Fawcette, 60, of Athens, was attempting to cross the roadway when struck by the vehicle.

  Suspects toss drugs out of vehicle while leading police on high-speed chase

Two suspects lead multiple law enforcement agencies on a cross-county high-speed chase, allegedly dumping drugs out their vehicle along the way.

1 person dies in 2-vehicle wreck on FM 1616 in Henderson County

A 78-year-old man died in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at the intersection of FM 1616 and Trey Circle in Henderson County Monday morning.

TSA including Angelina, Nacogdoches counties remains above 15 percent hospitalization rate 21 days

For the past 21 days, the trauma service area that includes Angelina and Nacogdoches counties has had a hospitalization rate of 15 percent or more of its hospitals’ total capacity.

TSA that includes Smith, Gregg counties sees hospitalization rate above 15% 28 days

The trauma service area that includes Smith and Gregg counties has now had a hospitalization rate of more than 15 percent of its hospitals’ total capacity for 28 days in a row.

TxDOT preparing for second freeze Monday night

On Monday roads were cleared, thanks to the work of TxDOT crews, but officials say we’re not quite in the clear for spotless roads.

18-wheeler goes off of SH 7 in Houston County due to slick conditions, jack-knifes

An 18-wheeler went off the road on State Highway 7 in Houston County and jack-knifed on Monday.

Meals on Wheels prepared clients for the weekend snow with food packs

Meals on Wheels sent out emergency food packs to their clients in advance of the snowy weather this past weekend.

  1 person dies in early morning house fire in Marshall

One person died in a house fire that occurred in Marshall early Monday morning.

2nd victim in Livingston shooting incident dies; 3 suspects now in custody

A second person has died after a shooting incident that occurred at a Livingston home on Jan. 6 has died.

Man dead following apparent chimney fire in Marshall; woman escapes

Preliminary reports suggest that a fire in the home’s fireplace spread to the roof.

Grand Saline man killed in two-vehicle crash near Van Zandt County

State troopers are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash in Van Zandt County.

Tree appears to fall into Tyler home on fire

Tyler firefighters are working on putting out a fire of a home with a large tree in the garage area.

More than 75,000 East Texas homes are experiencing power outages in wake of winter storm

Along with the snow and sleet, 2021′s first winter storm also brought thousands of power outages to East Texas.

  WATCH: Wintry weather arrives in East Texas

With an upper-level disturbance heading toward East Texas, parts of the region like Lufkin already starting to see some wintry weather in the form of sleet.

DPS: Multiple child porn images found on Lufkin man’s cell phone

Texas Department of Public Safety special agents arrested a Lufkin man Friday after images of child pornography were allegedly found on his cell phone during an investigation.

Deep East Texas hospitalization rate above 15 percent 19 days in row

The trauma service area that includes Angelina and Nacogdoches counties has had a hospitalization rate of higher than 15 percent of its hospitals’ total capacity for 19 days in a row.

TSA that includes Smith, Gregg counties has above 15 % hospitalization rate 26 days straight

It has now been almost a month that the trauma service area that includes Smith and Gregg County has seen its COVID-19 hospitalization rate above 15 percent of the total capacity for its hospitals.