VIDEO: Apartment shooting in Longview remains under investigation

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - A shooting at a Longview apartment complex remains under investigation. On Tuesday at 5:19 p.m., Longview Police responded to a shooting at the Guthrie in the 600 Block of Baylor Drive. When officers arrived they found the victim in the office of the apartment complex. They were told a suspect approached the victim in the swimmi…

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Over 10,000 Oncor customers without power

A little over 10,000 Oncor customers were without electricity about 8 o’clock tonight as a thunderstorm moved through Smith County, Oncor spokesman Charles Hill said.   The power outages were mostly in the Lindale, Hideaway, northwest quadrant of Smith County,…

23 July 2014 [08:23 PM]
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VIDEO: Apartment shooting in Longview remains under investigation

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - A shooting at a Longview apartment complex remains under investigation. On Tuesday at 5:19 p.m., Longview Police responded to a shooting at the Guthrie in the 600 Block of Baylor Drive. When officers arrived they found the…

23 July 2014 [05:05 PM]
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VIDEO: Getting waxed with Ryan Gosling

A new wax figure of "Drive" star Ryan Gosling was unveiled at Madame Tussauds London. It will be housed at the tourist attraction before making its way to a new American branch of Madame Tussauds, set to open in Orlando,…

23 July 2014 [04:26 PM]
Faulkner Sprayground closed Thursday for maintenance

The sprayground at Faulkner Park will be closed on Thursday, July 24 for maintenance. It is expected to reopen on Friday, July 25. Faulkner Park is located at 410 W. Cumberland Road and has picnic areas, sheltered pavilions, baseball/softball fields,…

23 July 2014 [03:25 PM]
McAlister's Deli holds sixth annual Free Tea Day Thursday

McAlister’s Deli is celebrating its sixth annual Free Tea Day on Thursday. The chain expects to give away more than 350,000 glasses of McAlister’s Famous Sweat Tea. Customers will receive a free 32-ounce glass at participating restaurants. In honor…

23 July 2014 [01:16 PM]
Former assistant defense secretary speaks in Tyler Friday

Grassroots America – We the People will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, 10818 University Blvd. in Tyler. Frank Gaffney, founder and president of the Center for Security Policy in Washington, D.C., will analyze…

23 July 2014 [12:36 PM]
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Man left 98-year-old mom in parked truck at casino, police say

HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say a North Carolina man left a vulnerable person sitting in his truck in a casino parking garage for nearly five hours: his 98-year-old mother. Anne Arundel County Police say 67-year-old Dwight McGinnis…

23 July 2014 [11:43 AM]
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VIDEO: Last mass lynching in U.S. remains unsolved

Sixty-eight years after four people were killed near Monroe, Georgia, the last mass lynching in the United States remains unsolved. This week, the lynching, which happened on July 25th, 1946, is being commemorated -- and, re-enacted.…

23 July 2014 [11:40 AM]
New fire station proposed for Cumberland Gap area in southwest Tyler

Tyler fire department officials are proposing a new fire station for the Cumberland Gap area in southwest Tyler. It is proposed for the intersection of Cumberland Road and Cherry Hill Drive. According to Tyler fire officials, the new fire station…

23 July 2014 [11:10 AM]
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VIDEO: Arizona band finds wallet in Tyler, locates owner

PHOENIX (AP) — A band known as The Black Moods apparently pulled off a good deed. KSAZ-TV reports (http://goo.gl/JbEOYz) the Arizona band recently returned a wallet after members did some investigating to find its owner. According to the band, members…

23 July 2014 [10:23 AM]
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VIDEO: Proposed stance on immigration issue is nixed

County commissioners rejected two resolutions regarding Smith County’s intent to assist any state or federal efforts to shelter an overwhelming number of illegal immigrants, most of them children, crossing into Texas. The “Resolution To Protect the Health, Safety and Security…

23 July 2014 [10:08 AM]
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VIDEO: FRESH Ideas for basil pesto

Sweet & Spicy Basil Pesto INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups packed fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup pecans 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper chili flakes 2 large garlic cloves, smashed pinch of salt & pepper 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated 2 tablespoons…

23 July 2014 [09:10 AM]
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VIDEO: Application for liquor at Tyler bar withdrawn

TYLER (KYTX) - A Denton restaurateur withdrew his application requesting a liquor license for a new development on Old Bullard Road, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission confirmed Tuesday. Documents from the agency indicated that Jeremy Nayfa originally intended to open…

23 July 2014 [09:08 AM]
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VIDEO: Hot temps again

High pressure aloft over Texas will keep the weather hot today. The high temperature should be near 94 degrees. A cold front will drop to near the Red River this afternoon, where it will stall and start to move back…

23 July 2014 [08:37 AM]
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Children are now Hamas’ weapons

There’s no moral equivalency in what’s happening in Israel and Gaza — no matter how hard the Obama administration and some in the media try to show that there is. It’s no longer beyond doubt that Hamas seeks to use…

23 July 2014 [01:12 AM]
Reap the benefits of summer tomatoes

We wait for months for the first beautiful and juicy, ripe tomato. It’s a favorite flavor of summer and then as soon as we take the first bite —there are so many around we don’t know what to do with…

23 July 2014 [12:30 AM]
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Focal Point: Smiling down from the fence

“An elm tree still stands facing what was once the Murrah Building … The tree signaled the passing seasons: Spring blooms giving way to summer, autumn colors, and the starkness of winter. Julie Welch liked to park her car on…

23 July 2014 [12:26 AM]
The burglary of poor Mrs. Toppings

When I attend community and family gatherings at Manchester, people frequently recall the 1933 burglary of poor Mrs. Toppings. Nothing like it had ever happened nor would ever happen again in the small rural community just eight miles from…

23 July 2014 [12:08 AM]
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Rose Bud: Volunteer spends 50 years helping with roses

For half a century, Imogene Kimberly has helped create a piece of the magic associated with the Texas Rose Festival. For 50 years, the 88-year-old Lindale resident has helped with the Rose Show, and she will lend a hand again…

22 July 2014 [11:52 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices, July 23

DEATHS MORAY ALLEN, 78, Houston, died July 20. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. LORENZO ANDERSON, 92, Jacksonville. Community Funeral Home of Jacksonville. THOMAS EVANS BECK, 74, Rusk, died July 15. Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home, Rusk. DAVID CRISP, 90, Hideaway, died…

22 July 2014 [11:18 PM]
Bible Thoughts, July 23

“But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” (Matthew 16: 15-16)…

22 July 2014 [11:10 PM]
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Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum

SEATTLE (AP) — The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle will be put on display at the city's Museum of History and Industry after a woman donated part of her purchase Tuesday. Deb Greene, a 65-year-old retiree, waited all…

22 July 2014 [08:39 PM]