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Neches ISD closed for day due to overturned tanker

Neches ISD will be closed Wednesday due to an overturned tanker truck on FM 2574 and FM 19. That's near an elementary school.

Gunman still at large in Tyler robbery

Tyler Police tell FOX 51 they are currently searching for a potentially armed person in the vicinity of UT Tyler.  Two suspects committed a robbery in the area at a gas station. 

ETX woman crashes stolen vehicle, arrested

Authorities have arrested a 19-year-old woman after she allegedly stole another person's vehicle and crashed it Monday morning.

Tyler police searching for armed robber

Tyler — On January 14, 2013 at about 9:45 p.m. Tyler Police Department officers responded to the Family Dollar store located at 510 Loop 323 SSW in reference to a Commercial Robbery.

City of Tyler released holiday schedule

City offices will observe the following holiday schedule on Monday, Jan. 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Holiday Garbage Collection

Smith County Republican Chairman resigns

After 30 years of supporting the GOP, Smith County Republican Chairman, Ashton Oravetz will be resigning, effective January 18th.

The "NONES" are growing

There are some surprising results in the latest research on Americans and religion. A surprising number of our fellow citizens refuse to join any formal denomination. It’s about one-fifth of the population.

"Coiled" for profits

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; in physics, a spring is defined as a storehouse for mechanical energy. That energy can be harnessed for an entirely different type of energy - oil and gas - when used by oil field services companies.

13 vehicles involved in wreck near Longview

There were several wrecks on Tuesday morning that officials are attributing to the wet roads. The photo above was taken by Fox 51 crews on Highway 31, near the Sabine river bridge.

BSCENE's 2013 'Bachelor' Contest & Tuesday Trivia!

Kim Jackson Wheeler, the host of "BSCENE TV" stopped by the FOX 51 TODAY studios Tuesday morning to talk about the 'most eligible bachelor's' of East Texas and take on Ben head to head on 'Tuesday Trivia!'