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Man dies in auto-pedestrian accident

One man is dead in an auto-pedestrian accident early this morning. It happened around 12:09 a.m. Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 259.

Dallas Police falsely link man to series of rapes

Mistaken for a suspected serial rapist. Last week, Alan Mason was named a person of interest in a series of nine rapes across Texas and put in jail. Then, this week, a DNA test linked a different suspect to the crimes.

Where have all the hurricanes gone?

Call it a meteorological mystery: Forecasters warned that there would be at least six Atlantic hurricanes this season, but so far we've seen only one.

2 ETX doctors disciplined for not meeting the Texas Medical Board's standard of care

Two East Texas doctors have been disciplined for not meeting the standard of care the Texas Medical Board requires.

EEOC sues owner of ETX restaurant for allegedly not hiring applicant due to positive HIV status

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against Famous Chicken of Shreveport in Longview, Texas, for allegedly declining to hire an applicant who was HIV-positive.

GOP candidates for TX Atty. General to participate in Tyler forum

State Rep. Dan Branch, State Sen. Ken Paxton, and Texas Railroad Commissioner Barry Smitherman will be in Tyler Saturday for the first in a series of candidate forums for statewide races.

Mix tape, anyone? The cassette turns 50

The cassette should have died. Instead, it's turning 50 in an atmosphere of celebration.

UPDATE: Fire contained near Lindale, one lane of HWY 69 still closed

A large fire is burning near Lindale off of Hwy. 69 North, just south of Interstate 20, but officials tell KETK that it has been contained.

2013 TISD Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees to be honored at halftime of JT/REL game

The Tyler Independent School District will celebrate the 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame inaugural class during a half-time ceremony tonight at the John Tyler vs. Robert E. Lee football game at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.

Friday Football Fever schedule for weekend of September 13

Here are East Texas high school football games for Friday, September 13 (Games scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m.): TYLER LEE @ JOHN TYLER LUFKIN @ NACOGDOCHES KILGORE @ PINE TREE