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Liberty City hit and run driver sought

Gregg County DPS is searching for a black SUV they believe was involved in a hit and run Sunday evening.

High turn out numbers for Republican primary voters in Smith County

The turnout for Republican voters was said to be high from Tuesday's primary. Almost 28,000 ballots were cast in the Smith County Republican Primary.

LETU Flight Team wins competition safety award at NIFA nationals

(Longview, Texas)—LeTourneau University’s “Sting” Precision Flight Team was awarded the Competition Safety Award at the 2012 National Intercollegiate Flight Association SAFECON flight competition hosted by Kansas State U

New online training offered for Alzheimer's family members

With a growing number of people being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, reports estimate that 80 percent of those people are being cared for by family members.

UPDATE: Tyler police catch armed Conoco robber on West Pickney St.

A Fox 51 photographer on scene says the suspect, 39-year-old Mark Antonio Lee, came out of a home with his hands in the air and gave up without incident.

Chris Paddie releases statement on winning House District 9

East Texas — Former Marshall Mayor Chris Paddie has won the Republican Primary in House District 9, defeating incumbent Wayne Christian. There is no Democrat filed to run in the HD 9 general election.

Plunkett free from criminal charges

Nacogdoches, TX — Bill Plunkett described himself Tuesday as “a happy man.”

Lufkin men charged with stealing beer, wine

Lufkin — The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; stealing Cook’s Brut Wine and Budweiser beer landed two Lufkin men in jail Monday evening.

Longview’s Dana plant set to close in August

Longview — More than 200 local workers will be out of jobs in August when the Dana Corp. manufacturing plant in the Longview Business Park closes, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.

Tyler's finest conquers Ironman Texas

Lt. Rusty Jacks, of the Tyler Police Department, recently competed in the Memorial Herman Ironman Texas race that was held on May 19, 2012 in Woodlands, Texas.