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ETX man reportedly shot himself while buying a handgun

An East Texas man allegedly shot himself on Wednesday night while buying a handgun. Edgar Torres, 31, of Palestine arrived at the Palestine Regional Medical Center at 9:00pm with a gunshot wound on his right side.

Houston teen arrested on bus in East Texas

Nacogdoches, TX (KFXK) — A Houston teen was arrested late Wednesday night after authorities found three pounds of marijuana and a pistol in his duffle bag.

Get ready for the Affordable Act Tax now

TYLER,TX.(KFXK) — As Americans start getting their tax information ready before the April 15th deadline, there are new looming questions they should be asking their tax professionals.

Smith County Sheriff says he will "Not enforce any acts that are unconstitutional"

TYLER,TX (KFXK) — In response to President Obama's announcement Wednesday morning regarding his proposals to curb gun violence in America, KETK gathered some local reactions from East Texans.

Magical night at Spring Hill ISD fundraiser

The Spring Hill ISD Education Foundation’s annual fundraiser was Tuesday evening featuring magician Diamond Jim Taylor.

Tyler man shoots at would-be burglar

TYLER, TX (FOX 51) Tyler Police were called to a burglary in progress at 1204 Barbara Street. The female homeowner told police that she and her children were asleep when she heard a loud crash in the front room of the house.

Three men arrested for allegedly stuffing woman into a trunk

The Longview News Journal-Three people have been arrested in connection with a Monday Gregg County home invasion during which an elderly woman was stuffed into the trunk of her car.

Spicin' up you 2013 with Fat Catz Louisiana Kitchen

Cedric Fletcher with Fat Catz Louisiana Kitchen stops by with a few delicious and spicy dishes that are sure to wake up your palate in 2013.

Neches ISD closed for day due to overturned tanker

Neches ISD will be closed Wednesday due to an overturned tanker truck on FM 2574 and FM 19. That's near an elementary school.

Gunman still at large in Tyler robbery

Tyler Police tell FOX 51 they are currently searching for a potentially armed person in the vicinity of UT Tyler.  Two suspects committed a robbery in the area at a gas station.