Whitehouse teen killed in morning crash Video

(UPDATED May 5, 2015 at 4:27 pm CT): Monica Cook, and her daughters Kathin and Paige are all currently listed in good and stable condition. One of the daughters has been released from the hospital.  ----------- KYTX — A Whitehouse teen was killed Tuesday morning in a head-on crash on Texas Highway 69 North near County Road 427. …

Rain will diminish later, resume Wednesday Video

KYTX CBS 19 meteorologist John Adams has the weather forecast for tonight and tomorrow.

Woman works for the weekend - Weekend Warrior Race that is Video

The first part of “ready, set, go” is “ready.” Reagan Harris has just weeks to create an obstacle course, appropriate for all fitness levels, in time for a 5K challenge slated June 6. Mrs. Harris is the owner of Cor-Fit Gym in Tyler and the co-owner of Weekend Warrior Race.

Latest Videos

Recent News

Give the gift of time and love this Mother's Day

What do you plan to get for Mom this Mother’s Day? If she’s like most Americans, she probably feels time-constrained and the hours she spends with family and friends are precious. So, in addition to giving her flowers or a…

05 May 2015 [10:20 PM]
Good friends and rainy nights

When the night has come And the land is dark And the moon is the only light we’ll see No I won’t be afraid Oh, I won’t be afraid Just as long as you stand, stand by me Ben E.…

05 May 2015 [10:14 PM]
Tyler band Take 2 rocks out the oldies

Local band Take 2 transports its audience back in time, with the best music of the ’60s and ’70s, but it isn’t your typical cover band. The group pushes its talents to the limit, mastering more than a…

05 May 2015 [10:09 PM]
Can baking powder and baking soda be swapped?

You’re making cupcakes and the recipe calls for baking soda, but you reach for baking powder instead. Will that make a difference? You want to make dulce de leche, but you bought evaporated milk instead of condensed. Is there still…

05 May 2015 [08:48 PM]
Icebox cakes get cool makeover for Mother’s Day

An icebox cake is totally old school. And totally perfect for Mother’s Day. Why? Because when you were a kid, maybe Mom or Grandma helped you arrange vanilla wafers, banana slices and pudding in a pan, slathering it with whipped…

05 May 2015 [08:45 PM]
Help your kids get hour of daily exercise

Most of us know that kids are supposed to get at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day. And one hour spent being active sounds like a pretty easy goal, doesn’t it? But as kids get older, increasing demands…

05 May 2015 [08:38 PM]
There's no crisis in current patent law

Patents are important because people have ideas. People develop products and processes. That makes them property, and people have a right to profit from what they’ve come up with. But in part because there’s been some abuse of patent law…

05 May 2015 [08:17 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices 5-6

DEATHS MARY AJIBA, 54, Tyler, died May 2. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. SALLIE L. BARRETT, 89, Pittsburg, died May 3. Erman Smith Funeral Home, Pittsburg. Rev. LONNIE C. BELL SR., 98, Mount Pleasant, died May 4. J.C. White…

05 May 2015 [08:14 PM]
Ignition interlock bill passes 2nd reading Video

(UPDATED May 5, 2015 at 3:57 pm CT) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Under a bill that has passed the Texas House, convicted drunken drivers whose licenses are suspended may still drive — but only while sober. Dallas Republican Rep. Jason…

05 May 2015 [03:57 PM]
Rangers steal one from the Astros, series resumes tonight Video

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros just couldn't get much going against the Texas Rangers. Robinson Chirinos hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, and the Rangers snapped Houston's 10-game winning streak with a 2-1 win over the…

05 May 2015 [03:09 PM]
UPDATE: Citizens speak about school-zone cameras Video

(UPDATED May 5, 2015 at 12:13 pm CT) -- The Smith County Commissioners court met this morning for the first time since controversy erupted publicly over the county’s contract with a company that will monitor vehicle speeds in school zones…

05 May 2015 [12:13 PM]
Bishop Carmody announces retirement from Diocese of Tyler

Bishop Edmond Carmody has announced his retirement as vicar general of the Diocese of Tyler, according to a news release. Carmody has served as Bishop Joseph E. Strickland's vicar g eneral and chaplain of Bishop Gorman Schools since December of…

05 May 2015 [11:25 AM]
Man indicted for transgender woman's murder Video

(KYTX) -- Carlton Champion Jr. has been indicted by a Smith County grand jury in Ty Underwood's murder. He is represented by Melvin Thompson. The case will be in Judge Christi Kennedy's court. Champion is accused of killing a transgender…

05 May 2015 [11:11 AM]
Whitehouse teen killed in morning crash Video

A Whitehouse teen was killed this morning in a head-on crash on Highway 69 North near County Road 427. Accident investigators continue to work to determine why both vehicles struck each other around 7:30 a.m. in the turn lane, caused…

05 May 2015 [11:00 AM]
Why is Cinco de Mayo celebrated? Video

Happy Cinco de Mayo! While you probably know that that means May the fifth in Spanish, you may not know why it has become a day that many people celebrate. Contrary to what you may have heard, it is NOT…

05 May 2015 [09:45 AM]
Input for county road improvements sought

The Smith County Commissioners Court will discuss putting together a citizen review plan to pull together a citizen review committee to help make a long-term plan for county road improvements. The meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m.in the Smith…

05 May 2015 [09:09 AM]
Hassell new coach at UT Tyler Video

 For the second time, UT Tyler has hired a women’s basketball coach from a West Texas school. Abilene Christian University assistant coach and former Hardin-Simmons University All-American Kendra Hassell is the new Patriots basketball coach, Dr. Howard Patterson, Vice President…

05 May 2015 [09:07 AM]
Last day to early vote, Election Day set for Saturday Video

Today is the last day for early voting in local municipal and school district elections. Most polls will open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Election Day is Saturday. The Smith County Election Office is reporting voter turnout is in line…

05 May 2015 [09:06 AM]
Apache Ladies moving on Video

 Each spring right before graduation, Tyler Junior College women’s basketball coach Trenia Tillis-Jones holds an annual ceremony. It is the tradition of the Apache Ladies announcing where they will be heading the next two years. On Monday, six more Apache…

05 May 2015 [09:05 AM]
Authority in charge of Toll Road 49 responds to criticism Video

TYLER (KYTX) -- A new published report raises questions about spending by the agency in charge of Toll 49. The Dallas Morning News reports the North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority (NET RMA) and other agencies like it across the…

05 May 2015 [09:04 AM]
Former Longview school employee arrested Video

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - On April 27, 2015 Joey Huddleston, former Foster Middle School employee, was arrested by Longview Police for Online Solicitation of a Minor for sexual contact. The suspect, Joey Huddleston, communicated over the Internet using electronic messages and…

05 May 2015 [09:01 AM]
Reforming Baltimore police department will be expensive

BALTIMORE (AP) — Months before Freddie Gray died of the broken neck he suffered during what Baltimore's top prosecutor called an illegal arrest, the city's mayor and police commissioner said the department needed reform and asked the Justice Department for…

05 May 2015 [07:49 AM]