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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.

Lufkin man claims self-defense as his murder trial begins

Lufkin ,Tx — A Lufkin man is claiming self-defense in the March stabbing death of his wife’s cousin.

Protecting senior citizens from fraud

Allison McKinney with Home Instead Senior Care stops by to talk about a few ways to protect senior citizens from falling victims to fraud.

Shreveport woman pleads guilty to Tyler bank robbery

A Louisiana woman is facing up to life in prison after pleading guilty to robbing the Regions Bank on Tyler's South Southeast Loop in March.

"Suited for Space" exhibition

Dr. Tom Hooten, Ed.D.,Director for the  Center for Earth & Space Science Education stop by to talk about an exciting new exhibit at the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at TJC.