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Local tiger refuge receives endorsement from actor William Shatner

TYLER — Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge is proud to have the endorsement and support of many celebrities and influential people that believe in the mission of our organization.

"All My Children" and "One Life to Live" -- CANCELLED

Officials with ABC say, "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" are cancelled.

Structure fire at Goolsbee Tire in Tyler

TYLER — Tyler Firefighters are on the scene at Goolsbee Tire on Hwy. 271 in Tyler, where smoke is coming from a large building behind the business. Investigators and firefighters trying to find the source of the smoke.

ICE investigating Tyler resturant

TYLER — ICE officials have left the scene of the China King restaurant on Broadway in Tyler, after several hours of employee questioning.

Texas Top 10 Sex Offender arrested in Kansas

Jose Juan Sandoval, last seen in El Paso, was apprehended after a DPS crime analyst tracked him to Topeka, Kansas. A DPS Criminal Investigations agent contacted authorities in Kansas and Sandoval was arrested yesterday.

Lufkin truck driver dies in Pennsylvania accident

A Lufkin truck driver died in an accident Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 78 in Greenwich Township, Pa.

Some schools banning "i heart boobies" bracelets

TYLER — A recent federal judge's ruling in Pennsylvania allows public school students in that state to wear bracelets that say "i heart boobies."

Downtown Tyler parking: business owners want more spots

TYLER — The City of Tyler makes more than $100,000 every year on tickets for unpaid parking meters. Business owners in the heart of Tyler say it's pushing away customers.

Wednesday wildfire update

Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to13 fires for 1,035 acres. Today the Texas Forest Service responded to 4 new calls for assistance from local fire departments. New Fires:

Accident involving mobile home transport in Tyler, lanes reduced

TYLER — Officials say the accident happened around 10:45 a.m. when a mobile home being transported hit a crossbar and caused the trailer to tip over into the roadway.