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Cowboys’ defense under Kiffin stopping opponents in red zone

If the Dallas Cowboys are getting nothing else done in the preseason, at least the Monte Kiffin defense is performing in one area. Getting red-zone stops.  

Lance Dunbar in walking boot with sprained foot, which threatens his availability for start of season

Backup running back Lance Dunbar is in a walking boot, nursing a sprained left foot. He missed practice Monday as the team returned home to Valley Ranch, and the injury threatens his availability for start of the regular season.

Multiple grass fires spreading in Upshur Co.

Multiple grass fires have been reported in Upshur County. The Gilmer Fire Department tells FOX51, they are not sure if any homes are in danger but they have multiple crew responding to numerous grass fires.

TX woman arrested for voting multiple times in 2012 run-off election

Sonia Leticia Solis, 54, has been charged with voting more than once in connection with the 2012 primary runoff election held in Cameron County on July 31, 2012, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today.

Ted Cruz renounces Canadian citizenship in statement

Lest any questions remain about Sen. Ted Cruz's national allegiance, the Texas Republican announced Monday he was renouncing his Canadian citizenship.

Speaker at Longview ISD convocation: Teachers key to ensuring continued freedom

Voices past and present echoed down through the ages Monday in Lobo Coliseum, during the Longview district’s annual back-to-school convocation. School begins next week.

Viewettes rehearsal a vision of fall

The 2013-14 Longview High School Viewettes practiced kicks that stretched toward the brims of their famous white hats Monday in preparation of halftime football performances soon to begin.

Low-cost pet vaccination clinic benefitting Gilmer 4-H, Upshur Co. Hope House, to be held Aug. 24

Circle V 4H, Animal Medical & Surgical and PETCO are sponsoring a low-cost pet vaccination clinic, Saturday, August 24, from 12:00 p.m., - 2:00 p.m.

ETX police recover stolen gun in Monday night shooting

The Lufkin Police Department is searching for a person or persons who reportedly shot a stolen gun at a car late Monday night.

BREAKING: 18-wheeler on fire near HWY 69, I-20

The Texas Department of Public Safety has confirmed to FOX51 an 18-wheeler is on fire on Interstate 20. The tractor-trailer is located just east of mile marker 556 near Highway 69.