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Tryon Rd. intersection in Longview partially eopens

The intersection of Tryon Road and Hollybrook Drive is again open to traffic along Tryon Road. In addition, a small portion of Hollybrook Drive has reopened to provide access to the J. L.

Former Aggie backup QB Matt Davis signs with Tyler Junior College

FOX51 Sports has confirmed that Matt Davis has signed an NJCAA national letter of intent with Tyler Junior College.

2 injured when motorcycle, van collide in Tyler

Two people were injured following a wreck between a motorcycle and a van in Tyler, Thursday afternoon.

Smith Co. issues burn ban

Smith County officials have confirmed with KETK, a burn ban has been issued for Smith County. Smith County now joins multiple other counties in implementing burn bans.

TX AG: Days after USDJ arrests TX woman for voting 5 times in 1 election, Obama administration is suing the state

On Thursday, the United States Department of Justice announced that it will file a new lawsuit against the State of Texas, the Texas Secretary of State, and the Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety over the voter photo identif

TX Lieutenant Governor caught on tape making effort to get niece out of jail

Texas Lieutenant Governor, David Dewhurst, is catching flack for a call he made to a local police department in an effort to spring a relative from jail.

ETX Man shot by Longview officer jailed after hospital stay

The man shot by a Longview Police Officer earlier this month is in jail after being released from the hospital.

Buy new hunting, fishing licenses early

The 2013-2014 Texas hunting and fishing licenses went on sale Aug. 15. Although current licenses do not expire until Aug. 31, outdoors enthusiasts can purchase the new ones in advance.

SEC coaches: Heisman winner Manziel a second-teamer

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner, earned only second-team All-Southeastern Conference honors Thursday on the preseason squad selected by league football coaches.

Arian Foster doesn’t want his children playing football

“I love the game and everything, but this hurts, man,” Foster said. “It’s a lot of work, man. Let Daddy put in the work so you can go study art or something.”