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Man in elderly assault detained

Van Zandt County police have caught the man they believe assaulted a 97-year old woman and stole her car.

Apparent murder/suicide leaves two East Texans dead

Two East Texans are dead this afternoon after an apparent murder/suicide in the Flint area on Friday night. Smith County authorities said, 53-year-old James Milton Malone and his wife Karen Malone were planning to get a divorce.

Plane crash in Cherokee County

Our sister station KETK confirmed with Cherokee County officials that plane crashed on highway 204 in Jacksonville. At this time crews are on their way to the scene.

Smith Co. man accused of beating wife to death back behind bars

The man accused of beating his wife to death back on Thanksgiving of 2011 is now back in jail. Kelly Gage, 50, was arrested on Thursday, October 25th, for violating his probation.

'Bringing Home the Browns'

An East Texas family's troubles have gone viral via Facebook and now the nation is praying for them. This is the story of the Browns from Gladewater, Texas.

Court Upholds Ban on Gun Sales to Those Younger Than 21

A federal appellate court has affirmed a lower court’s decision that banning the purchase of handguns by people younger than 21 does not infringe on a person’s constitutional rights.

Van overturned in Smith County

A FedEx van overturned on FM 14 in Smith County on Friday morning. According to Smith County DPS officials, there are no injuries involved in the wreck, and the vehicle is off the roadway.

Thieves hit two Tyler pharmacies in October

Two separate CVS Pharmacy stores were hit by thieves earlier in October in Tyler. The first theft happened on October 4, 2012 around 4:30pm at CVS on East Fifth St. and Loop 323.

Lighten up East Texas

George Roberts stops by to talk about a local health initiative. For more information on Lighten Up East Texas click here.

Halloween activities with Hobbytown

Chris Parker and Abraham Eastman stop by to show a few fun activities that are you to be a big hit at your Halloween party.