Troup Police Department seeks public’s help in locating missing man

The Troup Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Steven Miller Fleisher. According to information obtained from the Troup Police Department, Fleisher is a 53-year-old white male who is approximately 5’6” and 154 lbs. Mr. Fleisher was last seen on September 14, between 6:15 a.m. and 6:30a.m. at a home on the 1200…

Children Are A Gift: Athletic teen needs loving home

The older a child gets in foster care, the greater the chance for disappointments. That’s the case for Dalton, who has been in care many years. Getting to know Dalton takes time. He’s somewhat shy at first. This 16-year-old has had lots of ups and downs and he’s spent almost his entire life in foster care. “Since I was 4,” Dalton said,

A commuter train crashed into a rail station Thursday morning

(KYTX) HOBOKEN, N.J. - A commuter train crashed into a rail station in New Jersey on Thursday, and there were reports that scores of people were injured. Emergency crews are arriving on the scene. Photos from the scene show a damaged New Jersey Transit rail car inside the station, surrounded by debris. The crash occurred at about 8:30 a.m. ET at

Zika Virus reported in Rusk County

(KYTX) Rusk County has a case of Zika Virus reported. Chris Van Dusen with Texas Department of State Health Services tells CBS 19 the person had traveled and caught the virus. There are now 208 reported cases of Zika in
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Retiring Judge Michael Schneider reflects on his time on the bench

ROY MAYNARD, rmaynard@tylerpaper.com There was a time when Michael Schneider thought he might go into the ministry. His family had moved often when he was growing up, as his Methodist minister father led different churches. He attended schools throughout East…

29 September 2016 [12:51 PM]
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Troup Police Department seeks public’s help in locating missing man

The Troup Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Steven Miller Fleisher. According to information obtained from the Troup Police Department, Fleisher is a 53-year-old white male who is approximately 5’6” and 154 lbs. Mr. Fleisher was…

29 September 2016 [12:14 PM]
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Flint man in jail for sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl

A Flint man is in jail after being found in bed with a 13-year-old girl. At 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Smith County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 10000 block of CR 1265 in Southern Smith County in response to a…

29 September 2016 [11:38 AM]
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HEALTH: ETMC offers seminar on stroke

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on stroke with Dr. Allison Hennigan, board-certified neurologist with Northeast Texas Neurology Associates and the ETMC Neurological Institute, on Tuesday, Oct.4, at noon in the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler. Dr. Hennigan will discuss…

29 September 2016 [11:38 AM]
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Undercover prostitution ring results in six arrests in Nacogdoches

(KYTX) NACOGDOCHES - Nacogdoches Police officers made several arrests late Wednesday night for various vice related crimes. Officers with the Street Crimes Unit, Criminal Investigation Division and Patrol Division conducted an undercover operation that resulted in six arrests for prostitution,…

29 September 2016 [11:28 AM]
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Zika Virus reported in Rusk County

(KYTX) Rusk County has a case of Zika Virus reported. Chris Van Dusen with Texas Department of State Health Services tells CBS 19 the person had traveled and caught the virus. There are now 208 reported cases of Zika in…

29 September 2016 [11:20 AM]
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UT Tyler choral groups set Oct. 8 concert

The University of Texas at Tyler’s Patriot Singers and Concert Choralein will perform at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at Tyler First Presbyterian Church, 230 W. Rusk St. “Join us as we welcome in the fall with a vibrant mix…

29 September 2016 [10:48 AM]
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A commuter train crashed into a rail station Thursday morning

(KYTX) HOBOKEN, N.J. - A commuter train crashed into a rail station in New Jersey on Thursday, and there were reports that scores of people were injured. Emergency crews are arriving on the scene. Photos from the scene show a…

29 September 2016 [09:22 AM]
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Mercy Ships founder nominated for Congressional Gold Medal

Mercy Ships founder and president Don Stephens has been nominated for the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian award bestowed by Congress. Over the years, the medal has been awarded to such prominent individuals as George Washington, Thomas Edison,…

29 September 2016 [09:02 AM]
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California governor signs bill dumping rape reporting limit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The emotional stories of women who say they were sexually assaulted more than a decade ago by Bill Cosby prompted California state lawmakers to approve a bill to eliminate the state's 10-year limit on filing rape…

29 September 2016 [06:56 AM]
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'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," has died. She was 93. Nixon died Wednesday at a Haverford, Pennsylvania, physical rehabilitation facility…

29 September 2016 [06:45 AM]
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Ex-Iowa State student faces sentencing in sex assault case

NEVADA, Iowa (AP) - A former Iowa State University student is expected to be sentenced Thursday for sexually assaulting an unconscious female student after an on-campus party. A plea agreement calls for 21-year-old Patrick Whetstone to avoid prison but be…

29 September 2016 [06:42 AM]
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California officer guns down man in 'shooting stance'

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) - The fatal police shooting of a black man who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived where…

29 September 2016 [06:02 AM]
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Utah man may have contracted Zika from dying father's tears

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah man who mysteriously contracted Zika from his infected father may have got it by touching his dad's tears or sweat with his bare hands, according to new research that found the unusual transmission…

29 September 2016 [05:55 AM]
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Officials: Firefighter halted teen who killed father, shot 3

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A volunteer firefighter stopped a teenager who shot two students and a teacher outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home, authorities said. Anderson County Sheriff John Skipper said the shooter…

29 September 2016 [05:52 AM]
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Fan drops ring during televised Yankee Stadium engagement

NEW YORK (AP) - In the end, Andrew Fox wasn't charged with an error. The 29-year-old had everything he needed to make one of life's biggest decisions on Tuesday night: the engagement ring, the perfect woman and a beautiful early…

29 September 2016 [05:49 AM]
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Almost 23 acres annexed into city limits after months of discussion

Thirty-two homeowners in the Cumberland Hills area now have all the rights and privileges of being in the city of Tyler, and security that high density, multi-family developments will not spring up nearby. On Wednesday, the Tyler City Council approved…

29 September 2016 [12:42 AM]
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Children Are A Gift: Athletic teen needs loving home

The older a child gets in foster care, the greater the chance for disappointments. That’s the case for Dalton, who has been in care many years. Getting to know Dalton takes time. He’s somewhat shy at first. This 16-year-old has…

29 September 2016 [12:37 AM]
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David Coble introduced as city of Tyler’s new fire chief Video

With his wife and youngest son nearby, David Coble, of Fort Worth, accepted the role of Tyler’s new fire chief. “I’m honored to accept the position,” Coble said Wednesday morning before the Tyler City Council. “Additionally, I do accept the…

29 September 2016 [12:33 AM]