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Senate Approves $195.5 Billion Budget, 29-2

The Texas Senate approved a $195.5 billion two-year budget Wednesday, with Democratic state Sens. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth and Sylvia Garcia of Houston voting against the spending plan.

Tyler police officer involved in crash at Hwy. 271 and Loop 323

A Tyler police officer on motorcycle was involved in a Wednesday evening wreck. Officer Dion Reed was on duty around 9 o'clock when he struck another car at the intersection of Loop 323 and Hwy 271.

Longview man sentenced to 40 years in 2010 fatal wreck

A Harrison County jury sentenced a Longview man to 40 years in prison Wednesday on a charge of murder for a 2010 traffic death.

Tyler Civic Theatre presents "Over the River"

John Kelly, one of the main actors in "Over the Woods" stops by to talk about the upcoming production over at the Tyler Civic Theatre.

Walking Horse Exhibit

Bill Williamson & Herb Bryant, two artists from the Walking Horse Exhibit stop by to talk about their work and some the cool benefits of heading to the exhibit in Ben Wheeler.

2013 Hope Open with Living Alternatives

Neil Johnson with Living Alternatives talks to us about the 2013 Hope Open at Tyler Tennis & Swim this weekend. For more information, head over to the Living Alternatives website.

Trinity Mother Frances presents 2013 Breast Cancer Conference

Svetislava Vukelja, MD of TX Onocolgy stops by to talk about the 2013 Breast Cancer Conference this year right here in Tyler.  

BBB on Timeshare Con Artists

You think it’s hard to sell a house? Try selling a timeshare. It’s nearly impossible. That’s why con artists are working the market. They hope to cash in on owners who are desperate for help.

ETX deputies bust out-of-towners with 33K in pot

Two Houston men are now residing in the Nacogdoches County Jail after a large quantity of marijuana was found in their vehicle. Early Wednesday morning, Nacogdoches County Sheriff Deputies stopped a vehicle on Highway 59 South.

Tyler man gets life sentence for sexual assault of kids at mobile home park

Tyler, TX (FOX 51) — A Tyler man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing young children at a mobile home park, received a life sentence on Wednesday morning in a Smith County courtroom.