Local News + Statewide News

Paying with your cell phone

Mechele Mills with the Better Business Bureau stops by with a few scams for consumers to watch out for if they've started using their smart phone as a method of payment.

Postgame controversy: LSU airbrushes out crosses in photo

A group of LSU students say it feels like a small part of them was stolen by the school when a photo of them was altered to remove crosses before it was sent in a mass email.

Trauma symposium with Trinity Mother Frances

John Moore with Trinity Mother Frances stops by to talk about a great symposium the hospital is sponsoring. Seats are limited so make sure you hurry to sign up!

Café con Leche

Teresa Ramirez and Sarah Bowdin stop by to talk about an exciting upcoming event on Monday the 22nd at UT Tyler. Café con Leche  is a great event for prospective students and their parents.

Jobless claims snap back up

First-time claims for unemployment benefits are on a roller coaster. The number snapped back up last week, after falling to a four-year low the week before.

Crews fighting fire at Jacksonville business

A large fire at a Jacksonville business has been burning for at least two hours, according to Jacksonville Fire officials. The fire is at Western Pulp on the 1500 block of North Bolton Street in Jacksonville.

ETX deputies burn down major pot operation

Thanks to anonymous tipster, Houston County deputies were able to burn down a large marijuana growing operation near the Davy Crockett National Forest.

Alcohol referendum update

We are just 3 weeks away from election day. And while we’re all consumed with the Presidential race, Tyler will be making a big decision, too. Will stores be allowed to sell beer and wine.

Champions of youth

Former Governor Mike Huckabee will be the keynote speaker at an upcoming event that will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of East Texas. Tickets are $50.

Decorating for fall with French Peas

Holly Olson with French Peas Flowers in Tyler shows us a few items that can add a great deal of warmth to your house with a few easy steps. From turkeys to candles and beautiful arrangement French Peas has it all!