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New particle fits description of elusive Higgs boson, scientists say

Scientists said Wednesday that they had discovered a new particle whose characteristics match those of the Higgs boson, the most sought-after particle in physics, which could help unlock some of the universe's deepest secrets.

East Texas soldier back from tour in Afghanistan receives grand welcome

When U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Clint Bailey, his wife and children arrived at Lake Gladewater for a play day Tuesday, they were greeted by dozens of American flags, smiling faces and hugs as Bailey returned home from a tour in Afghanistan.

Smith County deputy's son indicted in December 2011 hit and run

A Smith County sheriff's deputy's son has been indicted on charges of criminally negligent homicide and failure to stop and render aid in the December 2011 hit-and-run death of a 50-year-old Tyler man.

4th of July Trivia

Ben and Katie square off for a round of Fourth of July trivia.

UPDATE: Vacant mobile home destroyed in fire

Officials tell Fox 51 the mobile home was vacant at the time of the fire. The home was destroyed and investigators are unsure at this time what caused the fire. No injuries were reported.

Longview teen on meth rams patrol car, tries stabbing officer during chase

LONGVIEW — A Longview teenager was arrested on Monday after troopers said he lead officers on a chase in his vehicle, rammed a patrol car and attempted to pull a knife on them.

Man arrested for choking, punching pregnant girlfriend in stomach

EUNICE, LA — A man is behind bars for allegedly beating his pregnant girlfriend after she discovered that he was with another female.

Tyler youth volunteers make library summer programs possible

During the summer when schools are out of session, the Tyler Public Library becomes an oasis for the youth in our community, providing events and activities for preschoolers to teens.

RAW VIDEO: Neckover Trailer fire started from grinding sparks, according to employee

Troup — Fire crews are currently working a structure fire in Troup Tuesday afternoon.