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Preparing for an emergency

Hurricane season is here, and it's always smart to have a good plan in place should disaster strike.

Can you identify this primary school thief?

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin wants your help identifying the suspect responsible for the theft of metal from a Lufkin-area school.

West Nile death confirmed in Cherokee County

Health officials confirm the West Nile virus has killed one person in Cherokee County. According to county spokeswoman Rhonda Jones, authorities were notified of the death on Tuesday.

Attorneys representing 'KFC' murderers file for new DNA test

New motions have been filed to test DNA in the infamous 'KFC' case.

Update: Crews recover body from East Texas lake

Justice of the Peace Mitch Shamburger confirms crews have the recovered a body from Pleasure Acres Lake. According Game Warden Quint Balkcom, the body was recovered at 9:26 a.m. off County Road 291.

Alaina Cannon and Erica Osburne talk trials and tribulations

Alaina Cannon, a cancer survivor/Tri-athlete and Erica Osburne Tri-athlete/Mentor share their inspirational story with Fox 51 Today.

Smith County inmate involved in prison murder

With four months still remaining, 2012 already has become the deadliest year in more than a decade in Texas prisons. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has reported 10 homicides this year, up from only three in 2011.

Crews resume search for missing East Texas fisherman

DPS and area game wardens have resumed their search for an East Texas man who disappeared on Pleasure Acres Lake on CR 291 in Smith County.

Texas soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Jefferson County man sentenced for child pornography violations

A 37-year-old Beaumont, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today.