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Glenn Beck comes to Tyler

Glenn Beck made his way to Tyler Saturday night, to promote his two new books, "Being George Washington" and "The Snow Angel" And though the the signing didn't begin until 8, some were there much earlier.

UPDATE: Wood County officials arrest father in connection with son's death

wood county — On Friday, 12-02-2011, George Saunders was located and arrested at the Walmart store in Mineola, Texas. Saunders was arrested for an outstanding warrant for Manslaughter, in the death of his son, Loren Saunders.

Longview bank robber on the loose

LONGVIEW — Several law enforcement agencies are searching for a man who robbed a bank in Longview Friday morning. Officers responded to a bank alarm at around 10:40 a.m. in the 3100 Block of H G Moseley Parkway.

Car crashes into 18-wheeler near Tyler Pipe

TYLER — One person is taken to a local hospital after crashing their car into a semi in front of Tyler Pipe on Highway 69 North.

Gilmer man pleads guilty to meth charges

A 37-year-old Gilmer, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Police: UT-Tyler student attacked by three men

tyler — Law enforcement is looking for three young men who attacked a UT-Tyler student on campus late Thursday night.

UPDATE: Smoke caused by electrical short at Tyler business

TYLER — Fire officials believe the smoke at the business, Painter's Custom Upholstery, was caused by an electrical short. No major damage or injuries occurred.  

11 illegal immigrants are detained in Nacogdoches County following a traffic stop

11 illegal immigrants are detained in Nacogdoches County following a traffic stop. Nacogdoches County Sheriff's office tells Fox 51...it happened on U.S. Highway 59 near Highway &.

Fatal accident in Longview

Longview Police tell Fox 51, an accident at the intersection of South and High streets killed one man, and sent another to the hospital. The wreck happened around 10:00 pm on Thursday night.

Celebrity Birthday Game

This morning we changed the Celebrity Birthday Game up a bit. We've added a new option called "Birthday of the Past." Basically, you guess a deceased person's age as if they were still alive.