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Texas Water Smart urges continued water conservation during peak of summer

As the record-breaking drought continues, Texas Water Smart urges residents of Tyler and Longview to remember the critical need for continued water conservation during hottest time of the year.

TEA releases 2013 accountability ratings

The Texas Education Agency released the 2013 state accountability system ratings on Thursday, for more than 1,20

Elderly ETX woman dies after her unmanned car rolls over her in Post Office parking lot

A Palestine woman is dead after her unmanned car rolled over her in the parking lot of a Palestine Post Office. Sumiko Coleman, 87, was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Wesley.

4 dead after former Robert E. Lee HS football player opens fire at ex-girlfriend's home, second house

A Texas man went on a gun attack in two cities late Wednesday, killing four people, including two at his ex-girlfriend's home, police said. He wounded four more.

REPORT: 62% of parents feel safer if child's school has armed guard

According to Rasmussen Reports, 62 percent of parents polled would feel sa

Lufkin Fire Department on scene of house engulfed in flames

The Lufkin Fire Department has confirmed to FOX51 they are on scene of a house engulfed in flames. The house is located at 1410 Sayers Street in Lufkin.

Texas HS quarterback suffers broken neck in crash

Isaiah Garza and another former Mercedes High School student were involved in a serious wreck while exiting Expressway 83 Tuesday evening.

Texas daycare owner charged in overdose death of 4-month-old

Waco authorities have issued a warrant for a local daycare owner after a child died in under her supervision earlier this year.

18-month-old child found wandering neighborhood alone

A toddler was found wandering alone in a west Waco neighborhood earlier today.

ETX man sentenced to 78 months for child porn possession

A 25-year-old Beaumont, Texas man was sentenced to federal prison after having pleaded guilty earlier this year to charges of possession of material involving the sexual exploitation of children announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.