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Defense Shines in Longhorns Victory

In fact, the defense's quest for big plays played a big role in setting up three scores in the second quarter that gave No. 15 Texas some breathing room en route to a 37-17 victory at Royal-Memorial Stadium.

Wanted Smith County sex offender arrested

A wanted Smith County sex offender has been arrested. The arrested followed a stakeout by officers. Taken into custody on Interstate Highway 20 was Michael Shannon Stephens, 40, of Henderson.

Officials: Plane crash at Iowa air show kills pilot

A plane performing at an air show in Davenport, Iowa, crashed and exploded in front of thousands of spectators.

California man pleads guilty to trafficking cocaine in ETX

A 44-year-old San Bernardino, CA, man has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

UPDATE: More than $18M worth of marijuana found in Cherokee County

UPDATE (1:30pm): Officials have cleared all four marijuana patches. The first patch had 7,500 plants, and after clearing all 4 patches, they ended up with 18,288 plants.

Man arrested for stealing valves from Longview property

On August 30, 2012 at 5:00 p.m., Officers were dispatched to a suspicious activity call in the 5000 Block of West Loop 281.

Tyler Salon owner sentenced to 18 years behind bars

The Tyler Salon owner accused of practicing medicine without a license, will spend the next 18 years behind bars. Carmel Foster was sentenced to 8 years on the first count, and 10 years on the second.

UPDATE: Student stabbed in back at West Rusk CCISD released from hospital

UPDATE: According to West Rusk CCISD Superintendent Tommy Alexander, the child who was injured was stabbed in the back.

Thursday interview in La Place with Rachel Rollar

Fox 51's Rachel Rollar talks with Ben on Fox 51 Today about National Guard rescue missions from La Place, LA. To hear more from Rachel click here.

Labor Day fun with Sweet Gourmet

Pam Gabriel, owner of Sweet Gourmet, stops by with a few fun ideas for those planning outdoor festivities for the Labor Day weekend.