North Korea experiencing severe Internet outages

WASHINGTON (AP) -- North Korea experienced sweeping and progressively worse Internet outages extending into Monday, with one computer expert saying the country's online access is "totally down." The White House and the State Department declined to say whether the U.S. government was responsible. President Barack Obama said Friday t…

Ex-officer not charged in fatal Milwaukee shooting Video

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A white Milwaukee police officer fired after fatally shooting a mentally ill black man in April won't face criminal charges, the county's top prosecutor said Monday, a decision that prompted the man's family to immediately demand a federal investigation. Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm said Chr

Neighbors speak out after North Tyler shooting Video

TYLER (KYTX) - Tyler police were investigating a homicide Sunday morning following a shooting outside a local motorcycle club. Sergeant William Sinclair said the department received a 911 call regarding shots fired around 3:00am at The Wild Bunch Club, located at 1714 North Palace Avenue.

Van students' trailer found in good condition Video

A trailer built by Van students, intended to be auctioned off, went missing several weeks back. But the trailer was found in Van Zandt County and is still in good condition.

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Chance of light rain Tuesday Video

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22 December 2014 [04:35 PM]
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North Korea experiencing severe Internet outages

WASHINGTON (AP) -- North Korea experienced sweeping and progressively worse Internet outages extending into Monday, with one computer expert saying the country's online access is "totally down." The White House and the State Department declined to say whether the U.S.…

22 December 2014 [04:20 PM]
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Ex-officer not charged in fatal Milwaukee shooting Video

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A white Milwaukee police officer fired after fatally shooting a mentally ill black man in April won't face criminal charges, the county's top prosecutor said Monday, a decision that prompted the man's family to immediately demand a…

22 December 2014 [03:48 PM]
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New health program targets women

Access to primary care, or having a medical home, is critical in preventing or managing chronic illness. Preventive care has been the focus of health professionals as the country faces doctor shortages and more than 11 million people go without…

22 December 2014 [03:18 PM]
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British singer Joe Cocker dies of lung cancer

DAVID BAUDER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — British singer Joe Cocker, whose had hits that included "You Are So Beautiful" and "Up Where We Belong," and a contortionist style of performance memorably parodied by John Belushi on "Saturday Night…

22 December 2014 [02:49 PM]
Houston man on list of new Carnegie Heroes

The Associated Press Winners of Carnegie Hero medals announced Monday: — Frederick J. Levesque Jr., 52, of Stafford Springs, Connecticut, who rescued a 7-year-old girl from a burning apartment in Somers, Connecticut, in December 2013. — Brett Allen Thoele, 36,…

22 December 2014 [02:45 PM]
Vandals strike numerous homes, vehicles in Rusk County

RUSK CO. (KYTX) - Homes and cars were vandalized at six separate locations in western Rusk County Saturday night and into Sunday morning, according to New London police and Rusk County sheriffs investigators. "It's just senseless destruction, is what it…

22 December 2014 [01:20 PM]
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Van students' trailer found in good condition Video

A trailer built by Van students, intended to be auctioned off, went missing several weeks back. But the trailer was found in Van Zandt County and is still in good condition.…

22 December 2014 [11:27 AM]
Man in custody after firing shots at home near Lake Palestine

Smith County Sheriff's deputies have taken a man into custody who allegedly fired multiple shots at a home on Ridgeview Drive near Lake Palestine, according to emergency radio transmissions monitored in the Tyler Morning Telegraph newsroom. The events are…

22 December 2014 [11:17 AM]
Former Rusk County judge dies

RUSK CO. (KYTX) - Former Rusk County Judge Sandra Hodges has died. According to Sheriffs Sgt. David Roberts, Hodges died around 3 a.m. Monday in Rusk County. Hodges was a seven-term county judge. Hodges died of natural causes, according to…

22 December 2014 [11:13 AM]
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Neighbors speak out after North Tyler shooting Video

TYLER (KYTX) - Tyler police were investigating a homicide Sunday morning following a shooting outside a local motorcycle club. Sergeant William Sinclair said the department received a 911 call regarding shots fired around 3:00am at The Wild Bunch Club, located…

22 December 2014 [10:56 AM]
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Vapor Corner tobacco store in Tyler robbed at gunpoint Video

Tyler Police officers, responding to an armed robbery Sunday night at a local tobacco store, are continuing to look for the armed culprit. Officers were dispatched at 7:20 p.m. after receiving a 911 call from the Vapor Corner in the…

22 December 2014 [10:31 AM]
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In latest TV spat, Fox News blocked from Dish Network Video

NEW YORK (AP) — Dish Network subscribers were unable to watch Fox News Channel and the Fox Business Network on Sunday when the channels were taken down as part of contract negotiations. The Fox blackout is just the latest skirmish…

22 December 2014 [10:11 AM]
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Survey: US gas prices fall 25 cents per gallon Video

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of regular gasoline nationwide has dropped another 25 cents a gallon in the past two weeks, to $2.47. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that prices will likely keep falling. Lundberg says the…

22 December 2014 [10:08 AM]
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Crime rises during school breaks Video

Longview Police say they often see a spike in crimes involving youths during breaks from school, such as the current holiday break.…

22 December 2014 [09:16 AM]
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Reward offered to help catch meteorologist's shooter Video

BRUCEVILLE-EDDY (KYTX via KCEN-TV)-- The Falls County Crime Stoppers are offering up to a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person who shot KCEN-HD Meteorologist Patrick Crawford. If you have information you can call their tip line…

22 December 2014 [08:54 AM]
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Tyler man shot at club dies Sunday

A 30-year-old Tyler man died after a shooting at a Tyler club on Sunday morning. Tyler Police officers were dispatched to The Wild Bunch Club in the 1700 block of North Palace Avenue about 3 a.m. Sunday after receiving a…

21 December 2014 [11:21 PM]
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‘Mr. A,’ retired at 90, worked for 20 different city managers

The underground piping that carries water through Tyler and the path of the city’s streets can be attributed to the life’s work of one man. Aubrey A. Arnold, affectionately known as “Mr. A,” holds the record for the longest tenure…

21 December 2014 [11:01 PM]
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Santa pays a visit to mission party

In the giving and caring spirit of the holiday season, Hiway 80 Rescue Mission Tyler Outreach Team partnered with Glenwood Church of Christ and West Erwin Church of Christ to feed about 120 people during their annual Family Christmas Party.…

21 December 2014 [10:55 PM]
Bible verse, Dec. 22

“Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night.”(Luke 2:8)…

21 December 2014 [10:51 PM]
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Made in East Texas: Greenberg Smoked Turkeys

Greenberg Smoked Turkey is seeing a record year this holiday season. Sam Greenberg, 56, president of the company that is celebrating its 75th year in business, said they had the best Thanksgiving they’ve ever had, and it appears Christmas is…

21 December 2014 [10:27 PM]
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Hispanic Business Alliance prepares for 2015

The Tyler Hispanic Business Alliance has undergone major changes this year. It lost its director who helped form the organization more than seven years ago, searched for a replacement, earned its nonprofit status and hired a program director. Leaders are…

21 December 2014 [10:24 PM]
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Firefighters clean Tyler’s chimneys as second job

Robert Graham and Greg Crenshaw have been working feverishly to clean Tyler’s chimneys for the arrival of Santa Claus. The Tyler firefighters started Top Hat Chimney Sweeps in October and have since been busy taking calls and cleaning chimneys throughout…

21 December 2014 [10:22 PM]