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DPS encourages Texans to plan ahead for safe Thanksgiving travel

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Thanksgiving travelers to focus on driving safely during the long holiday weekend to keep our roads safe for everyone.

Tyler FD collectings toys for children

The Tyler Fire Department is continuing its more than 20 year tradition of collecting toys for children in need during the holidays. To assist with the drive, bring new and unwrapped toys to any Tyler Fire Station now through Dec. 14.

Tyler intersection closed Wednesday for street rehabilitation

The intersection of Fleishel Ave. and Travis Street will be closed for street rehabilitation on Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 8 a.m.-noon. Traffic will be reduced to one lane with delays. Drivers are advised to plan alternative routes.

UPDATE: Missing girl found in Trinity County, mother arrested

UPDATE (Tuesday, November 20th, 2:15pm): Savannah Hurley, 11,  has been located in Trinity County, according to Trinity County Sheriff officials.

UPDATE: Reggie McNeal ring recovered in "Door Kick Burglar" case

On Monday, detectives expect to obtain two warrants for Corey Lee Fleming, a man who is accused of being the "Door Kick Burglar" in Lufkin.

Minnesota soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Anonymous declares 'cyberwar' on Israel

In the digital age, war isn't contained to the ground.

Texas day care owner gets 80 years for murdering 4 children

The woman who ran a day care in Houston that caught on fire, killing four toddlers, was sentenced to 80 years in prison Tuesday.

Former 911 administrator to enter plea next year

A former 911 administrator for Longview police is scheduled to plead guilty next year in the murder of his wife, county records show.

Smith, Murray held out of Monday practice, not expected to play vs. Redskins

We'll have the Cowboys against the Redskins on Thanksgiving Day. The game will be at 3:15 Thursday afternoon on FOX 51.