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Construction updates with Tx Dot

Larry Krantz with Tx Dot stops by to chat with Ben about the latest in East Texas construction. For more information visit www.drivecleanacrosstexas.org.

Pedestrian killed in Tyler

A pedestrian was killed Monday morning in the 5500 block of Troup Highway in Tyler. Tyler Police tell Fox 51 all north bound lanes are closed at Troup Highway between Shiloh and Thistle.

Free storm-related brush pick up extended in Tyler

The free brush pick up that began last week as a result of the weekend storm will be extended to Aug. 3. All limbs and brush must be placed at the curb and be less than eight feet in length.

Second downtown 'Cash Mob' to descend on Jakes

It’s every small business’s dream come true: seeing a mob of people cascading through their door, ready to spend cold, hard cash in support of their enterprise.

KFXK/KETK Employee John Jones dies at age 58

We lost a member of the KFXK/KETK family Thursday night. Longtime employee, John Jones died from a heart attack at 58-years-old. He has been with the company for nearly 20 years at our Longview bureau.

Bowie County correctional officer arrested for sexually assaulting inmate

A correctional officer in Bowie County was arrested Friday morning for allegedly touching an inmate.

TxDOT UPDATE: Night construction continues in Tyler, ends in Longview

Here's a quick look at events and work planned in the Tyler District: Seal coat work continues in Wood County

Longview police officer receives award for saving woman’s life

Longview, TX — For the first time Thursday, a Longview woman embraced the police officer who saved her life three months ago.

TxDOT UPDATE: Night construction continues in Tyler, ends in Longview

EAST TEXAS — Here's a quick look at events and work planned in the Tyler District: Seal coat work continues in Wood County

Diana man steals truck, leads Longview police on chase

A Diana man is behind bars after stealing a truck and leading Longview police on a short chase.