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Woman found shot on Smith County road

SMITH COUNTY — Law enforcement is currently investigating a possible aggravated assault in Smith County.

UPDATE: See statement given by witness in Cain harassment scandal here

SHREVEPORT — The witness in the newest sexual assault allegations against Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is Victor Zuckerman.  

Ben takes the week in the Celebrity Birthday Game!

Ben Hill claims his first major win in the Celebrity Birthday Game this week. Katie comes dangerously close to tying in the end and isn't completely convinced Ben hasn't been cheating.

Country artist Jeff Allen stopped by the studio today

Country artist Jeff Allen stopped by the set of Fox 51 and performed. Allen is from Ben Wheeler and will be performing in the area later this evening. Have a listen to this East Texas native!

Big Sandy to lift burn ban within city limits on Friday

BIG SANDY — The City of Big Sandy is lifting the current burn ban for the incorportated city limits only, beginning on Friday, November 11, 2011.

Marine Corps celebrates 236th birthday

WASHINGTON — Before the United States was born, there was a Marine Corps. For the last 236 years Marines have fought tirelessly to preserve the freedom of the United States and the traditions of the Corps.

State panel rejects second complaint from Upshur County’s GOP chairman

Longview, TX — The Texas Ethics Commission has rejected a second complaint filed by Upshur County’s Republican Party chairman against a fellow Republican.

Woman identified in fatal Winona fire

Smith County Fire Marshal Jim Seaton says the person found dead in the fire is Paula Renee Wilkins, 55. Officials say she was staying in a travel trailer next to a house which was being renovated.

One arrest made in Wood County drug bust

WOOD COUNTY — Wood County narcotics units assisted Wood County Child Protective Services investigators Tuesday at a residence on FM 2966 due to a search warrant.

Veterans and loved ones gather to witness dedication of new veterans home

TYLER — Veterans and those who support them were on hand Wednesday to witness the dedication of the Watkins-Logan-Garrison Texas State Veterans Home in Tyler.