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Hobbytown USA talks the best Christmas toys

Ben Hill finds out what the hottest Christmas toys are this holiday season.

Winter cocktails with Cork

The Cork bar offers all kinds of winter cocktails - here's one example shown to Ben Hill.

Winter recipes from Cork

Cork in Tyler stopped by FOX 51 TODAY to show Ben Hill some great winter recipes!

Amazing Grace Cakes

Ben talks to the owners of "Amazing Grace Cakes" about what they have to offer this holiday season.

East Texas road closures

Larry Krantz with Tx Dot stops by to talk about a major road closure in Longview. For more information head over to

Tyler police investigating late night robbery

Tyler police are searching for the person believed to have robbed a man late Friday night. The incident happened in the 3300 block of Golden Road just after 1 o'clock.

Annual holiday open house at Tyler Senior Center next week

What a wonderful time of year to enjoy live music, refreshments and dancing at the annual Tyler Senior Center Holiday Open House on Dec. 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. Meet other seniors who are 55 or older at this favorite annual event.

Gohmert: "no words to describe the sheer horror and unbearable pain"

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the heartless shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School today:

Ft. Hood soldier killed in gunfire exchange with patrol officers

A Fort Hood soldier is dead after exchanging gunfire with a patrol unit near Kouma Lake Friday morning. At 3:20 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to reports of a suspected vehicle in the Kouma Lake area.

5 arrested in Tyler attempted ATM theft; 2 alleged burglars still on loose

Authorities have arrested five of the seven suspects believed responsible for stealing a restaurant's van, then trying to take an ATM from a Tyler bank