Local News + Statewide News

Cherokee County officials release names of Alto bank burglars

Cherokee County — On Wednesday June 29, 2011 at approximately 3:50pm Cherokee County Sheriff ‘s Office received several calls in reference to 3 black males dressed in black that attempted to enter Bancorp South on North Marcus Stree

Tyler Police officer injured while apprehending shoplifters

TYLER — A Tyler Police officer sustained minor injuries while apprehending a pair of shoplifters in the parking lot of the Broadway Square Mall in Tyler.

1 injured in truck collision on Hwy 69 South

Tyler, Texas — According to Bullard Fire officials, one person was injured when two trucks collided. Traffic has slowed as the southbound lanes are currently down to one.

LISD Athletic Director Pat Collins retires

LONGVIEW — Longview ISD Athletic Director Pat Collins announced his retirement Wednesday afternoon.

Tyler Police on scene of stabbing

TYLER — Tyler Police officials tell KFXK there was a stabbing at 500 E. Line on Thursday afternoon. The suspect is still at large.

A 'Lawn' Legacy: Weed Eater inventor remembered

The Weed Eater is every workin' man's dream. The Houston Chronicle reports George C. Ballas Sr., a Houston businessman, inventor of the Weed Eater, and even dance instructor -- has died at age 85.

Toyota hybrid recall

It’s been a rough year for Japanese automakers, especially Toyota. First there was the bad publicity with the Camry and then the Earthquake and Tsunami.

Lindale man loses home to morning fire

LINDALE — Lindale Fire officials tell KFXK that an early morning fire on Wednesday, has left one man without a home.

East Texas Fireworks Events Planned

Several approved fireworks displays are planned for East Texas communities. Here is a sampling of events scheduled for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. FRIDAY, JULY 1