Driver flees car accident, leaving passenger severely injured Video

EDOM (KYTX) -- A family is waiting for answers after a loved one was left to die on the side of an East Texas road. It began with a car accident a little more than a week ago off FM 2339, near Edom. The family says Linda Fann got in the car with a friend on February 20 to make a quick run to the store.…

Kilgore College announces tuition increase Video

KYTX CBS 19's Dana Hughey has the story.

Fewer outdoor events at this year's SXSW Video

KYTX CBS 19's Dana Hughey has the story.

Sentencing hearing resumes in 'Kari's Law' murder case Video

MARSHALL (KYTX) - Testimony has resumed this morning in the punishment hearing for murder defendant Brad Dunn at the Harrison County Courthouse. Dunn faces up to life in prison for the December 2013 stabbing death of his estranged wife, Kari Dunn, inside a Baymont Inn and Suites hotel room in Marshall.

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Marijuana legalization bill makes 'Christian case' Video

State Rep. David Simpson’s bill to decriminalize marijuana is a new approach to the issue. He’s making a “Christian case” against prohibition of the naturally growing plant. The bill would “strike all references to marijuana” from Texas criminal statutes. “I…

04 March 2015 [11:01 AM]
Constable's wife will be investigated for her statements Video

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office investigation into the Feb. 7 shooting of Precinct 4 Constable John Smith has been closed, and the case has been classified as an attempted suicide. But the Tyler Morning Telegraph has learned another law…

04 March 2015 [10:47 AM]
Sentencing hearing resumes in 'Kari's Law' murder case Video

MARSHALL (KYTX) - Testimony has resumed this morning in the punishment hearing for murder defendant Brad Dunn at the Harrison County Courthouse. Dunn faces up to life in prison for the December 2013 stabbing death of his estranged wife, Kari…

04 March 2015 [09:49 AM]
Firefighters investigate early morning fire in Tyler

(KYTX) - An early morning fire destroyed a Tyler home. It happened in the 600 block of East Vance Street in Tyler. Three adults and 2 children were inside at the time. The family was inside sleeping when they heard…

04 March 2015 [09:07 AM]
1 person dead after shooting in Longview Video

LONGVIEW (KYTX)- One person is dead after a shooting in Longview Tuesday night. Police received a 911 call at 7:41 Tuesday night to the 800 block of Aurel Boulevard, according to Longview Police Department spokeswoman Kristi Brian. The victim was…

04 March 2015 [09:02 AM]
Pageant helps Van Zandt teen spread the word about human trafficking

After attending a three-day-long church seminar that featured guest speaker Christina Caine, a nonprofit avdocate for human trafficking in the Dallas area, Van Zandt native Olivia Boswell, 14, developed a passion to build awareness about the hidden truths behind human…

04 March 2015 [08:43 AM]
Man killed by Los Angeles police was wanted by US marshals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man who was killed by Los Angeles police on Skid Row was living under an assumed name and was wanted for violating probation terms for a bank robbery conviction, French and U.S. officials said…

04 March 2015 [06:42 AM]
Alabama probate judges ordered to halt gay wedding licenses

Probate judges must again decide whether to issue wedding licenses to gay couples after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is legal, despite a federal court's decision to the contrary. The all-Republican court sided with…

04 March 2015 [06:28 AM]
Venture capitalist doesn't consider firm to be 'run by men'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A billionaire investor in a Silicon Valley venture capital firm is set to testify for a second day in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has accused the firm of being an all-boys club where women…

04 March 2015 [06:18 AM]
FBI: Person in custody in Maryland shootings; 1 damaged NSA

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The FBI says a person believed responsible for shootings along highways in the Baltimore-Washington area, including shots that damaged a National Security Agency building, is in custody. In a statement, FBI spokeswoman Amy Thoreson says…

04 March 2015 [06:13 AM]
10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING TRIAL BEGINS Lawyers of accused suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will seek to portray him as the impressionable younger brother of…

04 March 2015 [06:10 AM]
Texas businesses unite against 'discriminatory' legislation

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas business leaders are uniting to combat legislation they see as discriminatory in a multimillion-dollar campaign chaired by former George W. Bush media adviser Mark McKinnon. The organization, Texas Wins, is being announced Wednesday. It will…

04 March 2015 [05:43 AM]
Texas hospital system responds to nurse's lawsuit on Ebola

DALLAS (AP) — A local media report says a Texas hospital system has addressed several claims in a lawsuit filed by a nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease.…

04 March 2015 [05:11 AM]
SSA: Security is our middle name

On Friday, Americans recognize Middle Name Pride Day. At the Social Security Administration, our middle name is “Security,” and every day, we do everything we can to live up to that name. As part of protecting our vital services, we…

04 March 2015 [12:44 AM]
UT Tyler recruiting for research study

The University of Texas at Tyler Department of Health and Kinesiology is recruiting men and women for an exercise research study, Dr. Yong Tai Wang, College of Nursing and Health Sciences dean, announced. Participants must be 50 years or older…

03 March 2015 [11:57 PM]
Couple’s love of art thrives with Pine Mills Pottery studio

Combining passion with work, two East Texas potters are living what they call an “involved, integrated lifestyle.” Gary and Daphne Roehr Hatcher have been married since 1974. They were in the same high school graduating class in Dallas…

03 March 2015 [11:52 PM]
Whistle a happy tune

“Till I waltz again with you, let no other hold your charms. If my dreams would all come true, you’ll be waiting for my arms.” — Sidney Prosen You know what it’s like when a tune gets stuck…

03 March 2015 [11:32 PM]
Target will cut several thousand jobs, sharpen stores

(UPDATED Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 11:07 pm CT) -- Target will cut “several thousand” jobs during the next two years, the company said on Tuesday, as it sharpens merchandise and spends more on digital initiatives. A Target spokesperson told…

03 March 2015 [11:08 PM]
Bible verse, March 4

“Lord, how long will You look on? Rescue me from their destructions, My precious life from the lions.” (Psalm 35:17)…

03 March 2015 [11:05 PM]
Can a bowl of ramen change your life?

It was the last meal in Tokyo, after many delicious days in Japan. Emphasis here on delicious, with one meal trumping the next, day after day. A final taste of the island was all we craved, in the form of…

03 March 2015 [10:44 PM]
East Texan Doug Adams a leading contender on ‘Top Chef’

It’s easy to make the case that former East Texan Doug Adams is on the fast track to becoming one of America’s new celebrity chefs. Check out his impressive resume. He trained at the Western Culinary Institute (now Le Cordon…

03 March 2015 [10:41 PM]
Iran hasn’t earned ‘benefit of doubt’

Secretary of State John Kerry is apparently serious when he asks “for the benefit of the doubt” on talks with Iran. “Our hope is that diplomacy can work,” he said last week. “And I believe, given our success of the…

03 March 2015 [10:21 PM]
Death and funeral notices, March 4

DEATHS CHRISTOPHER BRITTON, 35, Kilgore, died Feb. 25. Cunningham Funeral Home, Kilgore. NORMA DELL BURTON, 77 Lindale, died Feb. 26. Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Directors, Lindale. SAM CLARK, 72, Houston, died Feb. 24. Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home, Henderson. CHRISTINE FRANCES BARTON COOK, 92, Henderson, formerly of…

03 March 2015 [09:25 PM]
States ask judge not to lift stay in immigration lawsuit

HOUSTON (AP) — A coalition of states suing to stop President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration asked a federal judge Tuesday not to lift a temporary hold on the directives. The 26-state coalition, led by Texas, said in a…

03 March 2015 [07:33 PM]
Top anime series profiled Video

In the wake of the recent anime convention in Tyler, our Zach Lackey contributes this video report listing his top three anime series. What do you think? Is he right? Did he overlook any?…

03 March 2015 [04:08 PM]