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UPDATE: Blaze destroys mobile home

SMITH COUNTY — Firefighters were able to contain the fire, but not before the mobile home was destroyed. The fire was caused by a space heater.  

Tyler Firefighters contain house fire to one room

TYLER — The Tyler Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 2410 Old Omen road. The initial caller said there was smoke coming from the house and was received at 09:30 a.m.

Wood County man dies in early morning rollover

WOOD COUNTY — Wood County DPS reports that a man was killed in a rollover about 14 miles south of Winnsboro early Wednesday morning.

Zavalla councilman dies in Huntington wreck

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; a two-vehicle crash Tuesday night claimed the life of Zavalla City Councilman: John Wayne DuBose.

UPDATE: Henderson ISD bus wreck in Rusk County

Officials now report a Henderson ISD school bus was involved in the wreck. Exact location still unknown. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Wood County man dies in early morning rollover

Wood County DPS reports that a man was killed in a rollover about 14 miles south of Winnsboro early Wednesday morning.

Tyler's "Artwalk"

Beverly Abell shares the details of Tyler's famous Artwalk with the Fox 51 crew.

Major wreck on Troup Highway in Tyler

TYLER — Northbound lanes on Troup Highway are temporarily closed after a major wreck Tuesday evening. Traffic is being diverted. Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area.

New state law draws praise from animal welfare advocates but ire from breeders

In an effort to protect the health and welfare of dogs and cats in large-scale commercial breeding facilities, a bill passed by the Texas Legislature and signed into law last summer now requires dog and cat breeders to be licensed by the Texas

Tyler firefighters respond to small fire

TYLER — The Tyler Fire Department responded to a two-alarm structure fire this morning at 1115 E. Houston Street. The initial call was received at 09:56 a.m. and the caller reported heavy black smoke coming from the attic vents.