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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.

TxDOT plans to fund 13 TX control towers, including Tyler Pounds

In an effort to ensure safety at 13 municipal airports in Texas, the Texas Department of Transportation today said it intends to fund continued service of air traffic controllers when federal funding goes away as a result of sequestration, or b

Longview to host career fair on April 10

The City of Longview will host a Career Fair from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center, 100 Grand Blvd.

TX officials warn of senior citizen identity theft scam

State authorities are warning senior citizens to be wary of identity thieves who are posing as Medicare officials in an attempt to steal seniors’ sensitive personal information.

AMBER ALERT CANCELED: Dallas teen found safe

UPDATE: An Amber Alert is canceled for a Dallas teen kidnapped Tuesday.  According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Aron Lavon Jones, 16, was found safe this morning.