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Thief steals manager's purse, bank deposit in Lufkin

A fast food restaurant employee was robbed Wednesday morning while she was leaving her workplace with a bank deposit.

Lufkin woman loses custody of her children

Lufkin — The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; A Lufkin woman who admittedly held a knife to her 11-month old baby’s throat and smeared menstrual blood on her face has lost the right to see both of her children, a judge ruled during a

Cherokee County's "Relay for Life" helps fight cancer

Jacksonville, TX (FOX 51) — A cancer treatment breakthrough could come from East Texas. Cherokee County's "Relay for Life" was selected to be part of an American Cancer Society Prevention study.

Mah-Jongg classes offered at Tyler Senior Center

The Tyler Senior Center and Tyler Parks and Recreation are pleased to offer a series of beginner classes to highlight techniques and skills helpful for mastering the popular Asian table game Mah-Jongg.  

Parent sues ETX school over defecation check

The parent of a West Sabine ISD student is suing the school and several administrators after their child, along with others, was allegedly forced to drop his pants for a defecation check.

Hobbytown USA talks spring toys

Chris Parker and Sally Lewis from Hobbytown USA in Tyler talks to Ben Hill about spring toys! For more information, head over to there website.

Ex-teacher accused of sex with 4 students

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a former Pasadena middle school math teacher is accused of having sexual relationships with at least four high school students, after a two-month investigation uncovered inappropriate Facebook messages, expli

Here’s how Josh can help all these hurting Cowboys and Rangers fans

Randy Galloway writes for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Here is his take on former Ranger Josh Hamilton.

FBI investigates TX scooter store for possible Medicare fraud

Federal and state agents raided The Scooter Store's corporate headquarters in Texas Wednesday. It's part of as part of an ongoing probe into possible Medicare fraud.

Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery with TMF

Dr. Neelan S. Doolabh, M.D. a cardiothoracic surgeon from Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital and Trinity Mother Frances stops by to talk some new innovations concerning minimally invasive aortic valve surgery.