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Central Texas counties flooded by Hermine look to state for funding

BELL CO. -- FEMA has again denied government funding for the 13 Central Texas counties flooded during tropical store Hermine. Now, the counties have to look to state funding.

Elderly Waco man hit while crossing the street

An elderly Waco man was hit by a car, while trying to cross a street in West Waco yesterday.

Texas lawmakers offer legislation that could prohibit funding for facilities that offer abortion

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas lawmakers are sending in new legislation to be considered next year. One of those bills would prohibit state funding for places that perform abortions in an effort to save tax dollars.

Gatesville man arrested after domestic violence dispute

Gatesville Police were dispatched to a residence in the 3400 block of Empress Drive in reference to a Domestic Disturbance.

Lawmakes trying to pass law for concealed handguns on college campuses

Lawmakers are wanting to pass a law for the 2011 session allowing handgun license holders to carry their concealed handguns on college campuses.

One killed in early morning wreck

Tuesday at around 1:15 a.m., a 1998 Ford Explorer driven by 24-year-old Bobby Hightower was traveling east in the 5400 block of Franklin and struck the rear trailer of a truck tractor pulling two trailers that was turning off of Schro

New lung cancer screening could decrease number of deaths

MCLENNAN CO. -- The National Cancer Institute announced results from the first large scale test of screening tools for earlier detection of lung cancer.

More African American children in state's custody than any other race

WACO -- The Texas Department of Child Services came together today with local leaders to talk about the number of minority children in the state's care.

Waco police still looking for shooter who killed one Sunday morning

WACO -- Waco Police are investigating a shooting early Sunday morning. Police were called to a local hospital where 23 year-old Montrell Phenix was brought after being shot multiple times.

Unemployed veterans struggle to find a job

Veterans in Waco are having a hard time finding jobs during these hard economic times.