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Holiday gift card scams

The holiday season is upon and sadly, so are the scams. Mechele Mills with the Better Business Bureau stopped by Fox 51 to share some tips to avoid gift card scams.

East Texas hospital receives incredible ranking

James Caccitolo, MD of the Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital at Mother Frances was recently notified of an STS ranking that puts the hospital in the top 15 percent in the U.S. for heart surgery outcomes.

TJC releases statement on death of student

TYLER — "Last night, a former student of Tyler Junior College was among a group of friends visiting at a Tyler apartment complex when a tragic accident occurred.

Bus rollover in Cherokee County

CHEROKEE COUNTY — According to Cherokee County DPS, a wrecker was towing an old bus loaded with junk metal when the bus overturned.

Pet's pics with Santa

Gayle Helms with the East Texas HUmane Society stopeed by Fox 51 to shat with Ben and Katie about an amazing upcoming event. The Humane Society presents "Pet Pics with Santa" on December 4th from noon until 4 P.M.

UPDATE: Child killed in Wood County fire has been identified

On November 29, 2011 at approximately 11:14 pm the Wood County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call. The caller stated there was a fire in a residence on county road 4536 in the Winnsboro Tx.

Man shot to death in Tyler apartment complex 3400 block on Varsity

UPDATE: Tyler Investigators have made an arrest in connection with the shooting that occurred at Varsity Place Apartments last night around 7:22 p.m.

Smith County seizes guns, drugs and money in morning raid

Arp — Smith County officials found a cache of weapons and meth in a raid early Tuesday morning in Arp.

Tyler annual tree lighting set for Thursday

City of Tyler crews spent last week and the first part of this week decorating downtown with thousands of Christmas lights in time for the 26th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, to be held on the T.B.

Former Longview educator charged with assault out on bond

LONGVIEW — A former Longview ISD teacher and UIL coach, charged with sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child, is out of jail on bond.