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Masked robber attacks Sonic employee, steals car Sunday night

A Sonic employee was attacked, then had his car stolen by a masked man Sunday night in Tyler. Police tell FOX 51, it happened at 10:53 p.m. at the Sonic located at 102 Loop 323.

4-year-old runs over, kills sister in Texas

A 16-month-old girl was run over and killed Sunday after authorities say her 4-year-old sibling climbed into a truck and put it in neutral.

Tyler Police respond to a false report of an attempted child abduction

Tyler Police were called to a false report of an attempted child abduction early Sunday afternoon. It happened at 1:35 p.m. when Tyler Police officers were called to a restaurant in south Tyler.

Harleton ISD to have early release Monday, August 26

Harleton Superintendent, Craig Coleman, has announced that Harleton ISD will have an early release on Monday, August 26, 2013.

UPDATE: Fire crews fighting house fire in Winona

UPDATE: Fire officials on scene have told FOX 51 the fire is now out. It started from an air conditioning unit.

Oklahoma gov.: Would be 'nice' if Obama spoke on 'thrill kill' murder

Oklahoma's Republican governor said Sunday it would be fitting for President Barack Obama to speak out on the murder of Christopher Lane, the Australian college student who was gunned down in a murder that police say was motivated only by b

PT coach says team improving

Pine Tree’s offseason has been about putting the pieces together.

Panthers correcting scrimmage mistakes

Mark Sartain didn’t like what he saw from his team on Thursday in Spring Hill’s final scrimmage. More to the point, the first-year Panther coach was less than pleased with what he didn't see.

$16M state-of-the-art Pine Tree stadium opens to public with free tour

Pine Tree School Board President Charley Peck gazed through the glass of the press box at Pirate Stadium on Friday, surveying the newly-laid turf as crews power-washed a section of season ticket holder seats.

Top ETX basketball recruit commits to Baylor

According to Smoaky.com, one of the top high school basketball recruits in Texas has committed to a Big 12 university.