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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.

Two ETX men are arrested, charged with possession of a controlled substance

Two East Texas men are behind bars after being found in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. It happened at 9:00 p.m. Friday night in the 1100 block of East Denman Avenue in Lufkin.

One dead, two injured in Interstate 20 wreck

A four car accident leaves one dead and two injured in Smith County. Smith County DPS tells us it happened around 6:20 p.m. Friday evening on Interstate 20 at Mile Marker 571.

NASA wants you to stay in bed for 70 days

If spending a few months in bed sounds like your idea of a dream come true, NASA may be able to help.

Two arrested, one still on the loose, in 2009 armored car robbery

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office has received warrants for the arrest of three Nacogdoches men for an aggravated robbery in 2009.