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BP catching flack from Congress

Friday proved to be a rough day for Chief Executive Tony Hayward. Michigan Representative Bart Stupak ripped into Hayward's comment a few weeks ago when he said he "wants his life back."

Waco ISD considers extended school

The Waco ISD board continues their debate on whether or not to extend the school day. The plan involves adding 20 minutes to the school day. Students would get out at 3:20.

Shaver's charge reduced to misdemeaner

Country singer Billy Joe Shaver's felony charge has been reduced. 70-year-old Shaver now faces only a misdemeanor charge after illegally carrying a pistol into a bar and shooting Billy Coker.

Former teacher indicted for sexual molestation

Former Waco kindergarten teacher Fernando Campos is indicted for sexual molestation. Three children have said the 40-year-old of inappropriately touched them and exposed himself.

Matt Baker changes mind again, will keep lawyer

Convicted murderer Matt Baker has changed his mind about his most recent attorney. The 38-year-old former minister originally wanted to represent himself in his appeal of his 65-year prison sentence.

Waco council passes new measure

The Waco City Council passed the "Spay or Pay" measure in a 6-0 vote Tuesday.. Those for the law say something has to be done about the increasing number of stray pets.

Authorities catch alleged bank robber

The man caught on surveillance robbing the First National Bank of Central Texas was arrested Monday.

Big XII hangs on

The Big 12 is sticking around. Texas, Texas A&M, and Oklahoma were several schools who announced Monday, they will not leave the conference for the Pac-10 or SEC.

Republic of Rally revs it up in Austin

The 4-day Republic of Texas bike rally began Monday in Travis County. 200,000 people travel to the Austin area for this event every year where they pump an estimated $36 million dollars into the local economy.

Police continue search for bank robber

Waco police are looking for the man who robbed the First National Bank of Central Texas Friday. Police say a man in his late 20s demanded money from a teller, claiming he had a gun.