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Judson Middle School ribbon cutting in Longview

FOX 51 crews attended the ribbon-cutting of Judson Middle School Tuesday morning. The school is located at Judson Rd. and FM 1844. This is the final dedication of the new schools built under the $267 million bond.

FOX51: The X Factor Audition Pass Contest Auditions

Auditions for the FOX51: The X Factor Audition Pass Contest are featured in FOX51 Today. We have been taking online audition for weeks and Wednesday morning we will have our winner annouced on FOX51 Today (7-9am) Good Luck!

Possible Coaching Change at John Tyler

Reports on Twitter popped up Monday, saying that John Tyler fooball coach Dereck Rush will be recommended for the head coaching position at Oak Ridge HS in Conroe ISD.

Mowing season bring increase in lawn equipment thefts

NACOGDOCHES — Mowing season is here and Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers report that lawn equipment thefts are on the rise.

Cherokee County officials searching for suspects in Friday stabbing

CHEROKEE COUNTY — On Friday, 04/13/2012, at approximately 07:40 PM a man was traveling north on State Hwy 110 when he encountered a truck sitting in the north lane of traffic, approximately 1 1/2 miles north of the intersection of State H

Update: 2nd arrest made in case of stolen gifts for Longview foster kids

LONGVIEW — UPDATE: On April 13, 2012, Officers arrested Sarah Marie Corson-Adams, of Gilmer, in connection with the Christmas gift thefts that occurred sometime between November 30 and December 7, 2011 from a storage facility on Jahan Tra

Man accused of bringing gun onto Kilgore College campus

A Kilgore man was arrested today in connection with a report that alleges a gun was brought onto the Kilgore College campus on April 4.

Advocacy center in Longview sets child abuse awareness events Thursday

Longview, TX — The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center of Gregg and Harrison counties is holding two public events in recognition of April’s designation as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Update: Child dies after shooting himself with mother's service weapon

According to the Smith County Sheriff's Office, Johnson, the son of a Smith County jailer, shot himself with what they believe is his mother's service weapon after he found it in her personal vehicle outside their home on Fairlawn Road

Lufkin man arrested for allegedly molesting 10-year old

Lufkin — A Lufkin man is behind bars following the alleged molestation of a 10-year old girl on several different occasions.