Granddaughter was dead in crashed vehicle, witness testifies

Testimony began Tuesday morning in the trial of a 52-year-old Chandler woman accused of killing her granddaughter in a drunken collision last July.  Glynda Denise Morrow sat in the 114th District courtroom with a completely shaven head as witnesses told jurors what they saw the night of the crash.

Person airlifted from Henderson County after shooting Video

(UPDATED March 31, 2015 at 3:51 pm CT) -- HENDERSON CO. (KYTX) - A Henderson County man who shot at several deputies is hospitalized in undetermined condition after officers returned fire. According to Henderson County Sheriff Ray Nutt, deputies were attempting to serve a felony warrant on the suspect at a home on County Rd. 4305.

Law enforcement agencies adapt to new one-sticker registration

In the past two years, motorists in Tyler were cited 19,435 times for an expired or missing inspection sticker. But that is no longer a ticketable offense in the city. As of March 1, the one sticker for both registration and inspection went into effect. Tyler police say they will no longer cite a person for an expired inspection sticker.

Slight chance of rain every day through Easter Video

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

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