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City of Tyler offers free youth tennis program

The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will be offering weekly tennis classes June 10 through July 26 for children ages 6-15 years old. Participants will be placed in a class according to their skill level.

Spurs go overseas with first draft pick

The Spurs have added yet another Frenchman, selecting 19-year-old forward Livio Jean-Charles with the 28th pick of the 2013 NBA draft.

Rockets snag Canaan in opening round of draft

For several hours, the NBA Draft dragged on with the Rockets making no cap-clearing trade, no move into the first round, no news.

Mavs land Larkin in first round of NBA draft

While it took a little wheeling and dealing, the Dallas Mavericks eventually got their man in former Miami standout Shane Larkin, son of baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin.

Eric, Kim Williams indicted in Kaufman Co. DA, JP murders

A Grand Jury handed down capital murder indictments for Kim and Eric Williams on Thursday in connection with the slayings of District Attorney Mike McLelland, his wife Cynthia and Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse.

East Texans fundraise for students in need

Colored pencils, construction paper, and backpacks are just some of the many items on children's school supply lists each year; but this year thousands of East Texas students they won't be able to afford these items.

Longview PD officers cleared of wrongdoings in shooting death of nurse

A grand jury has cleared two Longview Police Department officers of any wrongdoing in separate shootings that occurred last month. Both cases were investigated by and presented to the grand jury by the Texas Rangers.

Sen. Cruz releases statement on 'Gang of Eight Bill' vote

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding today's vote on S.744, the Gang of Eight's immigration reform bill:

TX woman arrested for attempted murder of mother, told police mom was 'evil and possessed by the devil

A woman is accused of trying to kill her mother Tuesday night because she believed her mother was "evil and possessed by the devil", according to a El Paso Police Dept. news release.

Downtown takes ‘cool’ approach to Saturday art-walk

Organizers of Saturday’s Downtown Tyler ArtWalk plan to combat the heat by bringing much of the event indoors, while still highlighting some of the favorite outdoor features on the T.B. Butler Plaza.