Early morning fire damages Tyler apartment homes Video

TYLER (KYTX) -- Tyler Firefighters battled an early morning fire today. It happened just after 1:30 in the 500 block of South Chilton. Three people who were inside made it out safely. District Chief Joey Wiggins told our news partners at CBS 19 that three of the apartments were badly burned, one had heavy smoke damage. The cause of the fire i…

Police release video of deadly confrontation Video

Kristiana Coignard entered the Longview Police Department and stood for about 15 seconds on the threshold before walking into the lobby. A minute later, the 17-year-old reached for the red phone on the wall to ask to speak to an officer.

Walk With A Doc today at Tyler JC

Dr. Evans Smith, an emergency medicine physician at East Texas Medical Center and medical director at ETMC Wound Healing Center, leads today’s Walk With a Doc event and will discuss environmental health hazards. Walk With a Doc is a project of the Smith County Medical Society.

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Walk With A Doc today at Tyler JC

Dr. Evans Smith, an emergency medicine physician at East Texas Medical Center and medical director at ETMC Wound Healing Center, leads today’s…

28 January 2015 [11:28 PM]
Nonprofit BBB Award goes to ET Food Bank

The East Texas Food Bank received the Nonprofit BBB Award for Excellence Wednesday during the Better Business Bureau’s annual award luncheon. Three…

28 January 2015 [11:06 PM]
Interim city manager, staff praised during transition

Wednesday was Interim City Manager Susan Guthrie’s last council meeting acting in her current role, and council members took a moment in the meeting to thank her. District 1 Councilman Sam Mezayek said he has been impressed with Ms. Guthrie…

28 January 2015 [09:46 PM]
Council Oks rezoning for grocery store

Bailey Haskins, 25, goes to the grocery store each week with her elderly neighbor. The pair load up at her home near the intersection of First Street and Vine Avenue and drive 10 to 15 minutes to the closest store…

28 January 2015 [09:40 PM]
Game night puts family first

Sorry, Uno and Monopoly were just some of the games families could play at the Bring Back Family Game Night hosted by…

27 January 2015 [11:11 PM]
Smith County expects to save with extension

Smith County expects to save an additional $35,000 annually after extending a three-year contract with its electricity provider. Purchasing Director Kim Gould said the county’s kilowatt-per hour rate dropped to .044538 from .047211 with the locked-in, 36-month contract with Constellation…

27 January 2015 [09:25 PM]
Tyler man found dead in home after illness

After not hearing from their relative for several weeks, a family’s check on a Tyler man Monday afternoon revealed he died two weeks ago inside his home on Golden Road. Tyler Police Training Officer Doyle Lynch said officers were…

27 January 2015 [09:17 PM]
County earns Heart of Tyler Brick award

Giving the 1950s-era courthouse its first cleaning, reusing existing historic buildings to make new offices and the jail expansion project were among improvement and construction projects downtown that earned Smith County this year’s Heart of Tyler Brick Award. County…

27 January 2015 [09:15 PM]
Sheriff: Domestic dispute leaves one person dead in Rusk shooting

RUSK (KYTX) - One person is dead in what authorities are calling a domestic dispute. Cherokee County Sheriff James Campbell says one person is dead in a shooting on Joplin Street in Rusk. Sheriff Campbell says Rusk Police received a…

27 January 2015 [04:08 PM]
Overton Lake dam looking scruffy after buzz-cut

The dam at Overton Lake recently got a bit of a buzz-cut, but it's still looking scruffy. Overgrown and under-maintained, the north dam has long been on the radar at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, but -- fortunately, for…

27 January 2015 [01:55 PM]
Kilgore Main Street board paving way for downtown trolley

Clang-clang-clang or ding-ding-ding, Kilgore Main Street Advisory Board members hope to hear the sound of a trolley rolling down Main Street soon. How soon depends on “how much.” Discussion on the vintage vehicle sprang up as part of a parking…

27 January 2015 [01:53 PM]
Anderson County commissioners discuss large upgrades

Anderson County Commissioners are moving ahead with plans to renovate the second and third floors of the old Anderson County Courthouse. Anderson County Judge Robert Johnston said the plan is to add another courtroom on the second floor and renovate…

27 January 2015 [01:51 PM]
Fire destroys furniture distribution warehouse

LINDALE — The investigation is underway to determine what ignited a 40,000-square-foot furniture distribution warehouse on County Road 496 Monday morning.…

26 January 2015 [10:27 PM]
Robert E. Lee band student makes All-State

Nathan Bausinger, of Robert E. Lee High School, will perform with the Texas All-State Band at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio on Feb. 14. The concert is part of the Texas Music Educators Association’s annual clinic…

26 January 2015 [10:13 PM]
All Saints choir students make All-State Choir

Callie Crozier, Lexie Rains, Brock Lutz, Chris Brooks and Noah Fanous, members of the All Saints Episcopal School Choir, will perform with the Texas All-State Choir in San Antonio on Feb. 14 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center as…

26 January 2015 [10:12 PM]