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Man steals check from Alto mailbox, uses it to buy gift cards

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin wants your help identifying a suspect in an investigation involving the theft of mail from one city, the fraudulent passing of a stolen check in a second city, and the use of ill-gotten gift cards in a third city.

Humane Society of East Texas

Gayle Helms with the Humane Society stops by Fox 51 Today with a precious small animal. Visit their website for more information.      

Edible Art

Kaci talks deliocious treats with Joyce and Debbie from Edible Art in Longview. Take some time to stop by the little shop and get some ideas to spice up your Valentine's Day gifts.

Smith County receiving complaints about campaign signs

SMITH COUNTY — The Smith County Road and Bridge department has received several calls about campaign signs placed in the County right of way, Assistant Road and Bridge Administrator Charley Miller said on Tuesday.

UPDATE: Nacogdoches stabbing victim in stable condition

The stabbing victim, Orlin Nunez, remains in stable condition, according to the Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel.

Scrap metal thieves caught in act by concerned neighbor

Two people are caught in the act of stealing for scrap metal money, thanks to a watchful neighbor.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush in Tyler on Tuesday

Literacy Council of Tyler is pleased to announce that Former First Lady Barbara Bush will be returning to Tyler for a Celebration of Literacy on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The lunch event will be held at Harvey Hall with Mrs.

UPDATE: Weekend hit and run suspect taken into custody

The suspect who fled the scene of the Hit and Run pedestrian accident that occurred on Saturday, January 21, 2012 has turned himself into authorities. The suspect is identified as William Earl Bowser, B/M, 09/04/1950, of Tyler.

State Representative Leo Berman hospitalized

TYLER — State Representative Leo Berman is in the hospital due to illness. Mr. Berman will not be attending Tuesday's debate, according to Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce officials.

Missing Whitehouse teen found in Florida

WHITEHOUSE — The family of a Whitehouse teen who went missing January 20, 2012, contacted KETK to confirm that the boy has been found. 16-year old Jared Gray was found in Tallahassee, FL, family members say.