Statewide News

Mavs Trade for Odom

Two days after getting rebuffed by the NBA in an apparent deal for Chris Paul, the Lakers sent Forward Lamar Odom to Dallas for the Mavericks' first-round pick in the 2012 amateur draft.

Multiple 18 wheeler wreck backing up traffic on I-20

Harrison County DPS confirms with Fox51 that three 18 wheelers were involved in a wreck on I-20 this afternoon.

Nacogdoches OKs water projects as lake levels decline

Nacogdoches City Council members on Tuesday gave their approval of several projects which will help provide water to Nacogdoches as the lake levels decline and water becomes scarcer.

Prop 6 Would Change Texas Constitution on School Funds

Texas lawmakers passed a budget this year that cut $4 billion dollars from K-12 public education.

Even with judge back on job, Upshur Co. turmoil far from over

Upshur County’s greatest political divide, a local lawyer said nearly a year ago, was created when the district attorney indicted three fellow elected officials.

Zavalla mayor under investigation

Lufkin, TX — Zavalla Mayor Greg Fletcher is under investigation by the county attorney’s office, according to county officials.

Harrison County officials working major wreck on I-20

HARRISON COUNTY — Harrison County DPS officials tell Fox 51, there is a major wreck on Interstate 20 at mile marker 619.

Texas Forest Service: Beware timber scams

GILMER, Texas — If the drought doesn’t get you, a scam might. Texas Forest Service is urging East Texas landowners to watch out for scam artists attempting to swindle them out of their trees.

SPCA to seize more animals

August 29, 2011 -- Under the authority of the Kaufman County Sheriff's Department, the SPCA of Texas will seize three abandoned animals--two dogs and one donkey--this morning from a Kaufman, TX property.

UPDATE: Lindale Police release identity of man killed in morning wreck

LINDALE — Lindale Police have released the name of the victim in Thursday morning's wreck on FM 16. The man is identified as 62-year old Terry Grant.