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House fire claims the lives of three children

A Winona house fire claims the lives of three children early this morning. At 2:57 this morning the deputies and firefighters responded to a house fire in the 200 block of Kay Street.

Local barber shop owner shot during robbery

A Longview barber was shot  during a robbery of his shop. On Thursday, at 7:58 p.m., police were called to a shooting in the 2000 block of South High Street in Longview.

Longview police search for driver of hit and run vehicle

The Longview Police Department is asking for help in identifying a driver in a hit and run.

Ex-Upshur County commissioner, son go before judge

GILMER (THE LONGVIEW NEWS JOURNAL) — Scheduled pre-trial hearings for former Upshur County Commissioner Lloyd Crabtree and his son, Todd, were conducted Thursday behind closed doors — with cameras barred from the courtroom and the p

UPDATE: "Misunderstanding" leads to temporary lock down at Robert E. Lee High School

Tyler, TX (FOX 51) — FOX 51 received word of a rumored incident on the Robert E. Lee High School campus resulting in a lockdown on Friday afternoon. The incident happened around 1:30pm.

Second man arrested for terroristic threats against Kaufman Co. officials

The Texas Rangers have arrested another man accused of making terroristic threats against an assistant district attorney in Kaufman County.

Tyler officer "no billed" in fatal New Year's Day shooting

Tyler Police officer Matt Riggle has been "no billed" in the fatal shooting that happened on New Year's Eve.

Interstate 20 task force seeks to toughen city’s ordinances on blight

Many members of the Interstate 20 Corridor Task Force are determined to find a way to crack down on untended or dilapidated buildings in the area.

Texas Deer Breeders Seek Fewer Regulations

In the early 1980s, when the deer breeding industry was in its infancy in Texas, Robert Williams bought his first deer, Old Bambi, for $250.

ETMC Tyler adds da Vinci® Si surgical system

East Texas Medical Center Tyler has added the da Vinci® Si Surgical System to make it easier to treat a variety of procedures with greater benefits for the patient.