DPS: Damaged front tire caused deadly pickup truck accident

A damaged front right tire caused the pickup truck accident in Texas that killed 15 people in the town of Goliad this week, authorities said Wednesday.

Cal Ripken's mother safe after abduction

The mother of baseball legend Cal Ripken Jr. was safe Wednesday after someone abducted her the day before, from her Maryland home investigators said.

What’s black and white and read all over?

What’s black and white and read all over? “The Texas Classic,” the new general-issue license plate released by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV).

“American Idol” Offers Hopefuls Three More Ways To Audition For Season 12

New “Nominate An Idol” Initiative And Online Auditions Begin Wednesday, August 1, At www.americanidol.com

What parents need to know when looking for child care

As the school year approaches and summer camps wrap up, many parents will start looking for other child care arrangements. Selecting the right daycare can be one of the more stressful decisions a parent will make.

DPS needs help locating fugitive that may be in the area

BRAZOS COUNTY -- The Texas Department of Public Safety, in partnership with the Office of the Governor, Texas Crime Stoppers program, identifies select fugitives and wanted sex offenders who pose the most significant threat to public safety in

After A Nationwide Search, Dean Geyer and Jacob Artist Land New Roles on “Glee”

 It’s back to school for newcomers Dean Geyer and Jacob Artist as they join GLEE when the hit show returns Thursday, Sept. 13 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Walmart store in the works for Bryan's west side

BRYAN -- A Walmart could be coming to the west side of Bryan if the city decides to rezone approximately 50 acres of land near Harvey Mitchell Parkway and Villa Maria Road.

Local anglers report good fishing at Lake Waco

WACO -- "Fishing has been real good." That according to longtime fisherman George Green. He has been casting lines in Lake Waco for nearly 70 years and says his most common catch is crappie and catfish.

Corrections officer resigns after aiding the escape of 3 juveniles

MART -- A Central Texas woman is arrested for helping three boys escape from a Mart juvenile facility last week.