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The Zimmerman trial: What you need to know

After months of legal wrangling in a case that surrounds race relations and gun laws, opening statements were set to began Monday in the trial of George Zimmerman, who is accused in the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.

Northeast Texas Crime Stoppers need your help finding suspects involved in burglary

The Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers and Franklin County Sheriff's Office are asking for help with this week's Crime of the Week.

East Texan's body recovered after Saturday night drowning

One East Texan's body is recovered after a drowning last night. Gladewater Fire Department tells FOX 51 that it happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday night.

Employees evacuated during fire at Marshall plant

Employees at a plant on Marshall’s west side had to evacuate Friday night after fire erupted in an outdoor production area.

Texas A&M Equine Center collapses injuring four people

The Texas A&M Equine Center barn is now a pile of wreckage after beams on the building collapsed. Right before 11:00 a.m. Saturday, the Texas A&M Equine Center fell apart.

East Texans celebrate freedom at Jacksonville Juneteenth event

On Saturday Lincoln Park in Jacksonville was filled with residents of all ages for the "Fifth Annual Jacksonville Juneteenth Celebration".

Longview police look for suspect in credit card theft

Longview police are seeking the identity of a suspect in a credit card theft. Officials said the female suspect used a stolen credit card on June 4 at an ATM in the 2600 Block of Gilmer Road.

Tx woman arrested for assaulting her neighbors with dog poop

A Texas woman is facing felony charges for losing control at a neighborhood dog park in Austin. Police say that the woman had attacked two of her neighbors and their dogs and threw dog feces at the owner.

Lufkin Police looking for man who robbed a game store

Lufkin Police Department were called to the scene of a an aggravated robbery last night. It happened at GameXchange in the 45000 block of South Medford Drive.

Longview's Wesley happy for former teammate Lebron James

Former Longview Lobo David Wesley played 14 years in the NBA, including in Cleveland where he shared the court with teammate Lebron James. Wesley was in East Texas Friday for his 11th annual youth basketball camp.