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Tyler driver spins out of control on slick roads

TYLER — Two people were taken to the hospital this morning after a one-car wreck in the 3000 block of old Jacksonville Highway near Colonial.

UPDATE: Driver identified in hit-and-run that killed 4-year old boy

GREGG COUNTY — The driver of the vehicle that hit and killed a 4-year old boy, Cesar Cruz, has been identified as Margarito Aguilar.

Man rescued from tower in Cherokee County

CHEROKEE COUNTY — Officials tell KFXK crews on the scene, the man has been rescued. Rescue crews say the man was attempting to improve his television reception, and climbed the 60 ft. tower near his house.

Rusk County man dies in weekend crash

Longview, TX — A Joinerville man was killed Saturday night in a one-vehicle crash when he was ejected him from his pickup.

Rusk County man dies in weekend crash

A Joinerville man was killed Saturday night in a one-vehicle crash when he was ejected him from his pickup.

Thanksgiving safety tips

Linda Rowe with State Farm shared some holiday safety tips with Fox 51 Today Monday morning. Texas is number one in the country in regards to the highest number of fires on Thanksgiving.

Economic freedom with Michael Stroup

Mike Stroup, an economics professor at SFA chats with Ben Hill about economic freedom, what economic freedom means, how it is created and preserved in society, and the reasons and implications for our nation as we are dropping in the EFW rankin

Health tips for the holidays

Nutritionist Jenny Lassiter stopped by the set of Fox 51 to share some healthy eating tips for this holiday season. In her interview, Jenny answers the following questions:  

ETX mother who stoned children to death 8 years ago back in court

TYLER — An East Texas woman who stoned two of her children to death and seriously injured another is back in court today. A jury found 43-year-old Deanna Laney not guilty by reason of insanity.