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NWS: 7 confirmed tornadoes touched down in ETX Monday

The National Weather Service has finished their surveys of damage from the thunderstorms that rolled through East Texas Monday, February 18th. They concluded that several tornadoes touched down in our region.

Texas newborn found alive in plastic bag

A newborn is recovering at a hospital after she was found in a plastic grocery bag in the Houston area. Authorities say a woman walking her dog found the baby in the bag on a curb outside an apartment complex.

Meth seizures increase on Texas-Mexico border

For the second consecutive year, seizures of methamphetamine in the Laredo customs district - the country's busiest land port - climbed significantly, an indication that drug cartels continue to bank on sales of the drug in the U.S.

Carpert Cleaning with Stanley Steemers

Darren Vossler, manager of Stanley Steemer in Tyler joins us to show us how professional carpet cleaning differs from do-it-yourself.

Wedding Dresses with Brides & Belles

Joanne Owers, owner of Brides & Belles of Tyler stops by to talk about the best fashons for the wedding season.

Annual Home Products Show hosted by TABA

Shelly Flowers stops by to talk about the Annual Home Products Show this weekend on February 22rd-24th. The event is hosted by the Tyler Area Builders Association.

Benefit for Lenard & Chris

Jerret Stephenson tells us about a great event to raise money for the victims of a Texas oil field accident. The event will be held at Lago del Pino on February 23rd. There will be a raffle and silent auction for some great prizes.

Reverend announces plans to run for TISD board

Rev. Dr. Marty Dunbar has announced he will run for the District 6 seat on the T.I.S.D. School Board. Dr.

LSU football legend Billy Cannon suffers stroke, will remain in ICU overnight

Former LSU football legend Billy Cannon suffered a stroke Tuesday while working at the Louisiana State Penitentiary.

ETX man accused of incest with 7-year-old Louisiana boy

An East Texas man and former Louisianan was arrested recently for having incestual relations with a 7-year-old boy, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.