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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.

Craig James releases statement on Senate loss

U.S. Senate candidate Craig James released the following statement regarding the Texas primary election results this evening:

UPDATE: Armed bandit threatens life of Tyler convenience store clerk

Authorities are searching for a robber that is described as a black male, about 5'9" to 6' tall, heavy build, wearing a white muscle shirt and jeans. Officials warn he is armed with a semi-automatic weapon.

Texarkana College offers Summer I registration for 1 more week

Summer is a perfect time to try your hand at a course you have always wanted to take and hone in on a special skill.