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Judge declares mistrial in FRESH kidnapping case

A mistrial has been declared in the case of an alleged attempted kidnapping that took place in Tyler.

Lobo QB Stepping Up as a Leader

Bivins Caraway has a different swagger this fall. The Longview senior quarterback has displayed his new attitude since the beginning of fall camp in early August. Read more at News-Journal.com

Update: Tyler toddler dies in bathtub drowning

UPDATE: A Tyler baby has died after drowning in a bathtub.

West Nile blamed for second East Texas death

A second East Texan has died from West Nile virus, state health officials reported Wednesday.

West Nile virus death reported in Panola County

Panola County has reported its first fatality in connection with the deadly West Nile virus, According to the Department of State Health Services. Panola County has experienced a total of two confirmed cases.

Reno the "Miracle Foal"

Jody Baton stops by to talk about a miraculous story involving her horse, Reno. Reno is one of the hirst foals to undergo successful brain surgery, and his successful treatment is all in thanks to veternarians at A&M.

Tyler Junior College's Apache Band

Tom Mensch, Director of Bands, at Tyler Junior College stops by to talk about how to go becoming a member of the Apache Band. The Apache Band is open to all students who qualify by audition.

One hospitalized after Tyler wreck

Last night, about 11:00 am, Tyler Police were called to the scene of a one vehicle crash at N. Broadway and Gentry. Witnesses advised a dark color SUV was East bound on Gentry and struck the southern turn lane median.

UPDATE: Authorities release identity of Tyler baby in critical condition

Tyler police are currently investigating the near-drowning of a nine-month-old child. Authorities say the little girl, Charlotte Rodriguez, is alive and was flown from a local hospital to Children's Medical Center of Dallas.

SFA home opener postponed

Stephen F. Austin State University’s season-opener football game against Southwestern Oklahoma has been postponed until Friday due to anticipated inclement weather related to Hurricane Isaac.