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ETX man hospitalized with electrical burns after allegedly attempting to steal electrical equipment, wiring

An alleged theft suspect was taken to a local hospital, Sunday, after receiving electrical burns at a Harrison County well site.

Two garbage trucks go up in flames in Smith County

Two garbage trucks were destroyed late Sunday afternoon after one of them burst into flames.

Family of 5 found dead inside Texas home

A family of five was found dead inside a house near Rice, Texas, on Sunday night, authorities said. That's just south of Dallas. Navarro County sheriff's deputies found the bodies of two adults and three children inside.

Firearms and tools stolen from Cherokee County house

Cherokee County authorities are asking for any information about a burglary that happened in early September.

Vehicle catches fire in Chapel Hill

A garbage truck has caught fire on FM 848 in Chapel Hill. At this time there is no word on injuries or if the fire has been put out. Chapel Hill Volunteer Fire Department and Whitehouse Fire are on scene.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Houston Police Chief hits pedestrian with city vehicle

Houston's Police Chief is taking disciplinary action against himself after he hit a pedestrian with his city vehicle.

Cruz calls for backup plans in government funding crisis

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said Sunday that Republicans may filibuster when the Senate considers a bill passed by the House last week that funds the government but defunds Obamacare.

VIDEO: Houston Macy's building is demolished to a pile of rubble

A Macy's building that once was a Houston landmark is now just a pile of rubble. The 10 story, 791,000 square foot building was demolished Sunday morning to make way for the development of a new retail site.

Delek Refinery downed generator causes increased flames, smoke

For those that are seeing smoke in the air in the city limits of Tyler it's coming from Delek Oil Refinery in Tyler. It happened early this morning in on Loop 323 near Duncan Street.

Shelby, Anderson County have lifted their burn ban

FOX 51 has confirmed with both Shelby and Anderson County have lifted their burn bans. Shelby County has lifted their burn ban and are telling citizens to be sure to fill out a permit to burn.