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Farmers and consumers fill effects as gas prices rise

WACO -- When gas prices rise, so does everything else. Texas Farm Bureau says farmers and consumers are feeling the pinch.

Bryan baseball coach arrested for relationship with student

On March 24, 2011, the Bryan Police Department received a report that a BISD staff member was having an improper relationship with a student at Rudder High School.

Update: police arrest one man for sexual assault of a child

After investigation and help from the public, Killeen Police arrested 23-year-old Christopher Cowherd. He sexually assaulted the 15-year-old girl, on March 9th, on Bending Trail.

Fans welcome home Aggie champions

COLLEGE STATION -- Wednesday afternoon, Texas A&M welcomed the Aggies back home. Of course, winning the first women's basketball national championship for the school couldn't go on without a huge celebration.

Space X debuts new rocket, hires more employees

MCGREGOR -- If you've heard a loud bomb in McGregor, it's probably Space X testing their new rocket.

2 high school coaches accused of inappropriate relationships with students

Copperas Cove's assistant boys basketball coach, Matthew Doyle, was arrested Monday for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old high school student.

Tuesday wildfire update

Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to 15 fires for 2,657 acres. Today the Texas Forest Service responded to 8 requests for assistance from local fire departments. New Fires:

Construction workers speak out to keep work zones safe

WACO -- 108 Texans were killed in work zone accidents in 2010, and almost 10 of those were in Waco. Now, the Texas Department of Transportation and construction workers in the area are speaking out.

Waco feeds 5,000 hungry students over weekends

WACO -- Waco ISD received $25,000 to feed hungry students over the weekends. It's nothing new to the district. They have been sending backpacks full of food home with 60 children since last fall.

19-year-old dead in fatal crash

WACO -- A 19-year-old girl was killed this morning driving on Highway 6 in Waco. Police say she was driving south toward Valley Mills. when she started to turn left on Compton Rd.