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2 lions, 3 gazelles find new home at Caldwell Zoo

Two young lions and three gazelles are now calling Caldwell Zoo home.

Authorities investigating body found at Rusk church as homicide

A body found at local church is being investigated by Rusk authorities as homicide.

Victims identified in ETX crash

One person is dead and two are injured after a wreck in Shelby County. On Thursday around 2:50 p.m., an 18-wheeler and a truck were involved in a crash on Highway 7,  just east of Center.

Awesome Easter Brunch with FRESH

Myste Snow from FRESH by Brookshire's stops by to show us a great Easter salad for Sunday brunch.

Statue in the works to honor slain Navy SEAL from TX

A statue is being created to honor slain Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle. Florida artist Greg Marra sculpted the clay model and Schaefer Art Bronze Casting in Arlington has taken over the project.

Rep. Gohmert responds to 'irate' D.C. ticket incident

Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert (Tx- 01) is catching heat for an alleged dispute with United States Park Police officers over a March 13 parking ticket in Washington D.C.

Haveyou seem this sign?

FOX 51 has received reports of signs around Tyler that read "It's Time!" But, what does it mean? After some digging, we have an answer for you!

East Texas drought and rainfall update

Drought conditions have crept back into East Texas.  The most recent Drought Monitor, released today (3/28), says that all of East Texas is "dry", parts of East Texas have moved into "moderate" drought, and parts of the

Gay rights signs placed on TX Chik-fil-A restaurant

A Chick-fil-A restaurant in San Antonio, Texas, became a battleground for gay rights. More than two dozen signs covered the windows Thursday morning, calling for marriage equality.

Violent gang member with ties to Dallas wanted by authorities

The Texas Department of Public Safey has added a man to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive List.