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The toils and benefits of raising backyard chickens

In an effort to have a more organic lifestyle, more and more people are starting to get into the backyard chicken raising trend. But many jump in without knowing the true cost and time commitment.

BREAKING: 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattles ETX for second time in same day

A second earthquake has been reported in East Texas, according to USGS.

Labor Day popular time for car thieves

According to the National Crime Bureau, Labor Day is one of the top five holidays for stolen cars.

A 94-year-old angler has another great fish story to tell

Moses Lopez spent his early days hunting with a slingshot. He mostly bagged rabbits and squirrels and was handy with a rod and reel as well.

Super Bowl roadblocks: These teams are poised to keep Texans from winning it all

Texans owner Bob McNair and defensive end J.J. Watt straight out said it. Wide receiver Andre Johnson and offensive tackle Duane Brown dropped hints.

4.1 earthquake reported in ETX

According to the United States Geographical Survey, a 4.1 magnitude earthquake has shaken parts of East Texas.

4.1 earthquake reported in ETX

According to the United States Geographical Survey, a 4.1 has shaken an East Texas town. 4:52 p.m.

LETU's Free Health Fair Slated for Oct. 3

LeTourneau University’s annual Get it Together health fair will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Solheim Arena on the LeTourneau University campus, 2100 Mobberly Ave. in Longview.

More than 650 new Texas laws went into effect September 1st

During the last Texas legislative session, more than 1,573 bills were signed into law by Governor Rick Perry.

Structure fire contained in Tyler

FOX51 is on scene of a car and structure fire which was just contained in Tyler. According to the Noonday and Dixie Fire Departments,the fire erupted at 12309 Greenbriar Lake Road.