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Gregg County inmate tased at jail, dies in hospital

A Gregg County inmate died Thursday while in custody of the sheriff's department. Authorities tased Bobby Madewell, Jr., early in the morning.

SURVEILLANCE VIDEO: Robbery at Dollar General in Tyler

Police have released surveillance video of Tuesday night's robbery at the Dollar General store on the 2700 block of West Gentry in Tyler. The robbery happened around 10:00pm.

Simulated plane crash tests area first responders

Longview, TX — The blood, lacerations broken bones and bits of metal embedded in their bodies weren’t real, but emergency crews responded as if they were.

One girl hospitalized after Wednesday night crash in Tyler

Tyler (FOX 51) — The sun was to blame for a crash involving two cars Wednesday evening in Tyler.

Fisherman lands record catfish at ETX lake

Jordan Rethmeier of Garland and his father often fish in Lake Zebco, the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center’s stocked casting pond.

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.