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Construction of new Tyler water main to affect traffic

Tyler — Tyler Water Utilities will begin construction of a new water main on the east end of Jeb Stuart today, May 25, 2012. Work is expected to continue for approximately 10 days.

Former Marshall mayor seeks District 9 seat against Christian

Our news partner, The Longview News Journal reports, in the race for Texas House District 9, ex-Marshall Mayor Chris Paddie is challenging incumbent Wayne Christian in Tuesday’s Republican Primary. No Democrat is running for the seat.

Top pick Claiborne working out with Cowboys

Former LSU Tiger Morris Claiborne is getting his first taste of professional football. The Shreveport native is now just a couple hours from home playing for the Dallas Cowboys.

UPDATE: Driver crashed into Longview church after falling asleep at the wheel

Friday update: Longview Police tell FOX51, the driver of the SUV who crashed into a Longview church on Thursday, fell asleep at the wheel. Officials say drugs or alcohol were not a factor in the accident.

4 hospitalized in Lindale wreck

According to Lindale police,  the crash began when a car in the center turning lane was hit from behind.

ETX mother who stoned children released from court-ordered mental health facility

SMITH COUNTY — The East Texas woman who stoned two of her children to death and seriously injured another has been released from her court-ordered mental health facility, according to Smith County court documents obtained by Fox 51.

Birthday fun

The Friday edition of the celebrity birthday game!

Delicious salmon with FRESH

Chef John Peters and Myste Snow from Tyler's FRESH by Brookshire's stop by to talk about a delicious salmon recipe.

Getting heart healthy

May is Blood Pressure Awareness and Stroke Awareness Month here in Texas. Terrence Ates stops by with some commonly over looked facts when it comes to sodium and watching your numbers.

Morning wreck in Lindale

Lindale Police tell Fox 51 , they are on the scene of a wreck in the southern part of the city. Officials say the accident happened in the 1400 block of South Main St. in Lindale., which is also Hwy. 69.