Local News

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.

BP meets with White House

British Petroleum executives are heading to the White House as more bad news emerges.

Baylor future uncertain

Local economists are beginning to sweat the effects of Baylor possibly leaving the Big XII.

Tensions rise at the border over boy's death

Tensions continue to rise over the death of a Mexican boy earlier this week. U.S. officials were forced to retreat from the investigation Wednesday, as Mexican security forces pointed their guns towards them.

Divers take to the oily Gulf

As scientists begin to predict higher amounts of crude in the water, diver's take to the seas to catch an underwater glimpse.

Officials investigate gas explosion

Officials continue to investigate the cause of a natural gas explosion in Johnson County, killing one worker.

UPDATE: Gas Well explosion in Cleburne kills 1

Officials say a gas well exploded when after a worker began drilling holes for a utility pole. Original reports said three were dead, but now the number is one.

Natural gas explosion kills 1, injures 6

A huge natural gas explosion in Cleburne, Texas killed 1 and sent 6 to the hospital Monday. Officials say a worker was in a truck drilling holes for utility poles when the line exploded.