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A dozen starving horses rescued, taken to Lorena

LORENA -- A dozen starved horses in near death conditions in Wood County, Texas were taken in by a humane society in Lorena. Fox 44 spoke with Bluebonnet Equine who now has custody.

Flores makes stop in Waco for first town hall meeting

WACO -- Congressman Bill Flores had his first town hall meeting in Waco Wednesday night. His speech focused on the national debt ceiling saying he would only vote to raise it if Democrats agree to big cuts in the budget.

Man indicted in Bruceville-Eddy chase

McLennan County -- The man who police say took them on a high speed chase in Bruceville-Eddy has been indicted.

Fort Hood shooter defense team meets with Special Court-Martial Convening Authority

FORT HOOD -- The Fort Hood shooter's defense team met with the Special Court-Martial Convening Authority Wednesday.

House passes bill that would defund Planned Parenthood

WACO -- It's a controversial debate that Planned Parenthood says is about abortion but will end up being much more than that for Central Texas women.

Fort Hood police look for assault suspect

FORT HOOD -- Fort Hood police are looking for a suspect in a weekend assault. It happened in Wainwright Heights. The suspect is described as a white man around 6'2" and 230 pounds.

Gas prices could rise at a shocking rate

Gas and oil companies say that unleaded gas could go up to $5 per gallon by summer. They say to blame limited supply, a higher demand, and turmoil in the Middle East.

Update: Police looking for Killeen suspect wanted for murder

The man believed to have killed Killeen man, Lynn Wilford, is Mario Lamont Lewis. Lynn Wilford was killed after a shooting spree on Saturday, where another man was also killed.

Wisconsin union protests hit home in Waco

WACO -- Protests over union troubles in Wisconsin have spilled over into Waco. Wisconsin's Governor is proposing the union give up their bargaining rights to make up for budget cuts.

Waco man charged with possession of child pornography

WACO -- A Waco man has been charged with eight counts of possession of child pornography, and it's not the first time something like this has happened to him.