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Discovery Stormchasers prepare for action in East Texas

TYLER — Discovery Stormchasers have arrived in Tyler and East Texas in anticipation of the storms. Stay tuned to Fox51.com, and KFXK Fox 51 for the latest severe weather conditions.

Tyler Police arrest robbery suspect

TYLER — UPDATE: Laquisha Machelle Brooks is also the suspect in an aggravated assault case. On April 23, officers were sent to the East Texas Medical Center emergency room to investigate a stabbing.

City of Tyler to unveil three Half Mile of History stones

TYLER — This Thursday (April 28) the City of Tyler will host a ceremony to unveil three Half Mile of History stones downtown. The event will take place at Gallery Main Street, 110 W. Erwin at 11:00 a.m.

UPDATE- Power outages reported

UPDATE- Officials tell KFXK that there are curently 200 outages in Tyler, and 19 in the Lindale area. Stay with KFXK for all the latest details! TEXAS — Power outages have been reported in East Texas.

Storms tear through East Texas

HENRY'S CHAPEL — Severe thunderstorms rip through East Texas Monday afternoon.

Emergency education funding delivered to Texas

Texas received $830 million dollars today, eight months after a provision that prohibited the state from accessing emergency funding.

Severe weather leads to bad driving conditions

SMITH COUNTY — Monday afternoon storms led to dangerous driving conditions all through East Texas. This two car accident on Highway 31 East, just outside of Tyler, was one of many wrecks due to the slick roads.

Tyler officers promoted

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Fuel frustrations continue

The fighting in Libya continues to increase our fuel frustrations. The Libyan rebels say they will not produce any oil for at least a month as they repair oil feilds damaged in the fighting.

Kilgore ISD school bus vandals to complete year at alternative school

KILGORE — The five Kilgore ISD students charged with vadalizing 39 school buses earlier this month have been transferred to an alternate facility to complete their school year.