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Tyler Police investigate aggravated assault

On January 11th, 2012 at approximately 10:39 PM, Tyler Police Officers were notified of an aggravated assault that had just occurred in an apartment complex at 1600 Rice Rd. 

Family of 6 loses home in Hudson fire

A Hudson family of six lost everything in a morning mobile home fire off Highway 103 west.

Thursday morning fire in Bullard

Firefighters were busy Thursday morning with a house fire in the Bullard area. Smith County Fire officials tell Fox 51, the fire broke out around 4:00 a.m. in the 200 block of Summerset Court in Bullard.

Humane Society of East Texas

Gayle Helms of the Humane Society of East Texas talks about the Spray and Neuter program the society offers. Visit for more information.  

UPDATE: Hitchhiker discovers body near I-20 in Gregg County

LONGVIEW — Officials tell KETK crews on scene, a hitchhiker discovered the body around noon on Wednesday as he was walking along the westbound lanes of I-20 near a concrete barrier.

UPDATE: Morning wreck slows traffic in Longview

LONGVIEW — According to Longview police, the wreck at Balsam and Loop 281 has been cleared.

Smith County crews responding to house fire

SMITH COUNTY — The homeowner tells KETK, he was in a shop behind the house when he noticed smoking coming from his home and called firefighters. The fire has been extinguished, but a cause has not yet been determined.

911 tape released in ETX shooting; teen charged with aggravated assault

Gladewater — Accused of shooting a teenager at a Gladewater park, Kari-Darryieus Harper, 17, of Gladewater walked into the Gladewater Police Department about 6 p.m. Monday and turned himself in.

$29.9 million bond needed because of growth, Tatum ISD panel says

The Tatum ISD bond committee has recommended the district’s trustees call a $29.9 million May bond election at their February board meeting, Superintendent Dee Hartt said Tuesday.

UPDATE: Chair of Cherokee County Republican Committee arrested for theft, tampering with government records

Fox 51's news partners, KTBB, report that Looney's charges are a result of his time with Adult Protective Services, and not with the Cherokee County Republican Party.