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Larry Smith speaks to FOX 51

FOX 51 TODAY Anchor Ben Hill interviews Larry Smith about his candidacy for Smith County Sheriff.

13 die when packed pickup truck crashes in Texas

A Ford pickup truck crammed with nearly two dozen people crashed in southeastern Texas Sunday evening, killing at least 13 people and injuring 10 others.

Congressman Gohmert releases statement on tragedy in Colorado

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the senseless shooting in Aurora, Colorado last night:

Texas employers add 12,900 jobs in June

The Texas economy added 12,900 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in June. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.0 percent in June, from 6.9 percent in May, and down from 8.1 percent a year ago.

Nacogdoches Police searching for possible shooter

Nacogdoches police are searching for a black man wearing a black shirt, blue Dickie pants and a black skull cap who may have shot a gun during a disturbance in the 100 block of Dutch Street Friday morning.

UPDATE: Woman killed in Coffee City shooting identified as Tylerite

UPDATE: Henderson County Sheriff officials tell Fox 51, the kidnapped woman has been identified as Tiffany Hurd.

Chris Green speaks to FOX 51

FOX 51 TODAY Anchor Ben Hill interviews Chris Green about his candidacy for Smith County Sheriff.

Kilgore tourism and the Balloon Race

Carol Hinton, Director of Tourism at the Kilgore Chamber or Commerce stops by to chat about a few fun activities planned for next weekend in Kilgore.

Bikers rule for school

There's a great event this Saturday benefiting our East Texas children.

Arkansas deputies seize 160 pounds of pot found in Bar-B-Que pit

Two Texas men are in the Hempstead County Dention center after getting busted with 160 pounds of marijuana in a Bar-B-Que smoker.