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Nacogdoches police arrest 2 for felony possession of marijuana

Nacogdoches Police have arrested two individuals and charged them with possession of a felony amount of marijuana.

Plane crashes in Rusk County; Pilot is alert

Officials with the Rusk County Sheriff's Department tell FOX 51, a small plane crashed in Rusk County. It happened on FM 2011, near County Road 2156D. Officials tell FOX 51, the plane clipped tops of trees.

TXTX police officer arrested for animal cruelty after shooting cat with arrow

Veterinarians from South Texas Veterinary Specialists are treating a cat here after he was allegedly shot with an arrow by an off-duty Boerne police officer Tuesday evening.

City of Tyler Memorial holiday schedule

City offices will observe the following holiday schedule on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

Body found in burned car being investigated as potential homicide

Smith County officials are investigating the finding of a body in a burned car as a potential homicide. Just before 6:00 a.m., authorities got a call that a car was abandoned off Barber Road in Winona. 

Lindale 5th grade play moved to different location after complaint by 'Freedom From Religion Foundation'

Fifth graders at E.J. Moss Middle School of Lindale were scheduled to perform a musical theater program at the school on Thursday night titled, "In God We Trust."

Nashville Songwriters Association International to host workshop in Tyler

Nashville Songwriters Association International, (NSAI), announces the formation of a new regional workshop in Tyler, Texas, to serve the greater East Texas area.

Major one vehicle wreck in Longview

UPDATE: The name of the driver and condition have not been released at this time. Officials did tell FOX 51 the driver had serious injuries from the wreck.

Fatal auto-pedestrian accident south of Diboll

Angelina County DPS has confirmed that DPS officials and Diboll Police are on the scene of a fatal car and pedestrian accident on U.S. Highway 59 just south of Diboll.

Houses passes bill to bypass President Obama on Keystone Pipeline

House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday night to try and speed up approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The bill declared that a Presidential permit is not needed, effectively bypassing the President.