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Testimony in Upshur County murder trial describes grisly scene

An Upshur County sheriff’s investigator testified Tuesday that the defendant in a murder trial refused to let law enforcement officers search her property after she reported a vehicle fire in which her husband’s body was discovered.

West Nile outbreak largest ever in U.S.

The recent West Nile virus outbreak is the largest ever seen in the United States, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Update: Smith Co. authorities find missing toddler's body near home

A heartbreaking ending in the overnight search for a missing Smith County toddler.

Author Matt Richtel

New York author Matt Richtel chats with Ben about his short story, "Floodgate" and it's ties to the current election.

Nature’s Own new Oatmeal Toasters™

Evette Faulkner, with Nature's Own stops by with a few delicious ideas for the mom on the go.

UPDATE: Plane crash near Gilmer

Upshur County Fire officials tell FOX 51, two people were found in the Gilmer plane wreckage. They are reportedly okay, and are in the hands of EMS. No word, though, on what injuries they may have sustained.

Update: Missing toddler found dead

UPDATE: The Smith County Sheriff's Office tells Fox 51 that the missing child is dead. Details are limited at this time, we will continue to update this story as information is released.

UPDATE: 5 children killed in Van Zandt County crash

An afternoon crash yesterday left five children dead and another three injured in Van Zandt County near the city of Canton.  The crash occurred at approximately 2:15 p.m.

"Pet food" from Tyler meat plant fed to Texas prisoners

A settlement has been reached for a Tyler meat plant, which had meat trimmings that were "unsuitable for human consumption" inadvertantly fed to Texas prisoners. This after a 3 year old investigation.

Gregg County man arrested in sexual assault of teenage girl

Longview, TX — A man is being held in the Gregg County Jail under $100,000 bond charged with sexual assault of a child.