Local News

Senator Cornyn pushes balanced budget amendment

TEXAS -- Senator John Cornyn was back in Washington D.C. Monday. The Senator is proposing a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution Tuesday at the Republican Conference meeting.

Deadline approaches for federal tax credit for energy efficient upgrades

WACO-- If you're hoping to get a federal tax credit for energy efficiency improvements for your home, it's now or never. The deadline to get the tax incentive is Dec. 31.

Fort Hood Article 32 hearing resumes Monday for Maj. Hasan

FORT HOOD -- Maj. Nidal Hasan returned to court for the Article 32 hearing to determine if he will stand trial for the shooting last year at Fort Hood.

Texas Constitution reorganized by small Waco group

A small group of Waco men have been working for months on reorganizing the Texas Constitution, recently finishing the final draft.

Literacy problems and poverty levels related

Waco-- Local educators say there is a literacy problem among elementary age students, that will affect them as they continue to progress through all levels of education.

Rep. Ken Paxton announces bid for Texas House Speaker

Rep. Ken Paxton of McKinney has announced his bid in the Texas House Speaker race. Paxton who is supported by the Tea Party wants to replace Speaker Joe Straus.

Investigation continues in string of robberies

WACO -- Police are looking for a suspect involved in yet another robbery Friday, adding to the list of at least seven this week.  It happened shortly after 8 a.m.

911 calls and toddlers using old cell phones

The emergency phone lines for police departments are being tied up, by toddlers who are using their parents old cell phones as toys.

Oil prices at a new high and gas prices rising

Oil prices are at an all time high for the year, and gasoline prices are continuing to rise.

Fort Hood Police investigate attempted child abduction

FORT HOOD -- The investigation of a possible child abduction continues as Fort Hood Police look for two men they say attempted to abduct a boy on Nov. 3. It happened at the Comanche III  housing area.