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Local and National News Headlines 1/30
TYLER -- Tyler Police are looking for a man who robbed a woman of her purse before knocking her to the ground. Officers responded to the East Texas Medical Center parking lot last night where a 63-year-old woman walking to the entrance of the parking garage was approached by the suspect who had a we…
Local and National News Headlines 1/27
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a modest 2.8 percent annual rate in the fourth quarter of last year. The Commerce Department says Americans spent more on cars and trucks, and companies built up stockpiles. Consumer spending was up from October through December of 2011, it grew at a 2 percent a…
Texas Increases Speed Limit for Interstate Highways
The Texas Department of Transportation announced this morning the Texas Transportation Commission approved raising the speed limit from 70 to 75 mph on more than 1,500 miles of Interstate highways across the state. This will include more than 120 miles of Interstate 20 in East Texas.
Local and National News Headlines 1/26
LOS ANGELES — A private research firm is reporting that foreclosures were a smaller share of all U.S. homes sold in last year's third quarter. RealtyTrac cites delays by banks in putting properties on sale and slower home sales. Even with the decline, foreclosures still made up 20 percen…
Local and National News Headlines 1/25
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he wants to close the gap between rich and poor. In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Obama proposed refinancing at lower interest rates on some mortgages, forcing colleges to keep tuition down and higher taxes for the wealthy. In the GOP response…
Local and National Headlines 1/24
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's State of the Union address tonight includes an appeal for the middle class. President Obama will make an argument for economic fairness for the middle class and say he is the one to deliver it. He is also expected to urge higher taxes on the wealthy, propose way…
Local and National News Headlines 1/23
If you have been receiving unemployment benefits, you could be in for a big surprise when you start filing your taxes. Bob Meighan, vice president at Turbo Tax, says unless filers asked that federal taxes be withheld from their jobless benefits, they will owe taxes on the income. On the upside, Meig…
Local and National News Headlines 1/17
ROME (AP) — Get back on the boat. That was the order from the Italian coast guard to the captain of a cruise ship that turned on its side after hitting rocks along the Italian coast on Friday. On an audio tape that was made public today, an angry coast guard officer is heard demanding that the capta…
East Texas News Headlines 1/16
 
Tyler,Tx - Parades, music and other events were held across Texas today to mark the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. In Tyler, the 26th annual MLK Rally was held at the Downtown Square followed by a march down Broadway and concluded with a service at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Church…

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