Local News

Man taken to hospital for overdose after high-speed chase

TEMPLE -- A man is in the hospital due to a possible overdose after a high-speed chase in Temple Sunday night. It started on I-35 near Midway Dr. when 49-year-old Richard Francis of Round Rock passed police driving dangerously.

Man in hospital with life-threatening injuries after crashing motorcycle

TEMPLE -- A man is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after wrecking a friend's motorcycle late Sunday night.

Family abuse centers prepare for cuts

WACO -- Extreme budget cuts across the state led a group to the capitol Monday calling for full funding for family violence centers.

Grass fire contained, burns 6,200 acres

BOSQUE COUNTY -- Fire officials have finally contained an out of control grass fire that burnt 6,200 acres in Bosque County over the weekend.

Hospital drug shortages leads to alternative prescriptions

A local hospital has been running short on some major medications.

"Pigeon drop" thieves scam Waco citizens

Waco police are searching for two men who were involved in possibly two thefts this weekend, or "pigeon drops" as police are calling them.

Central Texans work to gather 150,000 lbs. of food

CENTRAL TEXAS -- Local businesses paired up with the Capital Area Food Bank Friday to gather literally tons of food. Hundreds of thousands pounds of food was gathered in Belton, Temple and Salado.

Animal hoarding case in Killeen

KILLEEN -- Nearly 100 cats were found in a single home in Killeen. A number overwhelming the Killeen animal control shelter.

Infant dies, family thanks hospital for support and comfort

Landry James Steele was born July 24, 2010, and died two days later from a bleed in his brain. His mom, Holly Steele, says those were the hardest days of her life, but Scott and White Hospital in Temple provided comfort.

Five law enforcement officers killed since January

Two Deputy U.S. Marshals and four U.S. Marshal Task Force Officers have been killed since January. The most recent death, on Monday, when 48 year old U.S. Marshal, John Perry, was killed while trying to serve a warrant.