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Storm leaves thousands without power across East Texas

Thousands of East Texans are without power this morning after strong storms moved through the area Wednesday night. Thursday morning, about 2,000 Oncor customers are without power in East Texas.

UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled for missing Texas brothers

Copperas Cove, TX — According to the Beyond Missing website, the Braunberger brothers have been found and the Amber Alert has been canceled.

UPDATE: Anonymous Trane employee discloses contract negotiations

An anonymous Trane employee tells KETK they are having trouble making an agreement with Ingersoll Rand, the company that owns Trane, on several items outside of raises.

Smith County closes offices due to power outage

The Smith County courthouse, courthouse annex, and Sheriff's Office will all be closed today due to an extended power outage, according to a Smith County representative.

28th annual Tomato Fest

It’s “tomato time” in Jacksonville, Texas, and the annual Tomato Fest is slicing up lots of fun at the 28th Annual Tomato Fest on Saturday, June 9th in downtown Jacksonville.

East Texas treasures

R.L. Winters from Fairhaven Vineyards stops by to talk about a few special concotions he offers visitors to his vineyard.

"An Angel Box"

Local author Denny Youngblood chats with Ben and Kyle about his recent publication and the upcoming sequel.

Tyler Police search for missing man

UPDATE: Conrad Lingren has been found. EMS is currently checking him for injuries. Tyler Police need your help locating a missing person.

Man bites flesh from another man’s face during series of violent attacks

SCOTT, LA — A fugitive on an alleged drug-binge is accused of committing a series of violent attacks over the weekend that involved several different law enforcement agencies in the Acadiana area.

East Texas inmate tattoos displeasure for law enforcement on leg

A Trinity County man is displaying just how much he dislikes local law enforcement.