Coming up on Good Morning East Texas: An East Texas community is honoring the life of a U.S. Marine who was killed in the line of duty. We'll hear from those who new 26-year-old Kilgore native Kenneth B. May, Jr., who died fighting for his country in Afghanistan.
Crews are lowering a new containment dome to the sunken oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico today. We'll have details on their progress…and on what federal officials are learning about the deadly accident that triggered the spill.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling a popular "toy buggy" because of safety concerns. We'll have a live report this morning with details on what problems have been reported…and on what parents should do to keep their kids safe.
Plus…they offer double the laughs and double the energy, but they still need to find a family to call their own. We'll meet Romelo and Shakyra in today's "Gift of Love" report.
We are seeing a very warm and windy start to our day, with most of us waking up with temperatures in the middle 70s. Our winds will weaken a bit as the day progresses but we will be watching for a few thunderstorms to develop this afternoon. A cold front out to our west will move into the area and stall out over the weekend. I'll tell what this means for your weekend forecast this morning on Good Morning East Texas.