National whooping cough epidemic, no new cases in Central Texas

WACO -- Doctor's say the whooping cough epidemic is the worst they've seen in 50 years.

Waco woman caught abusing prescription drugs, charged with 11 counts

A Waco woman was arrested by authorities for fraud after it was discovered she was allegedly abusing her Hydrocodone prescription.

Texas employers add 12,900 jobs in June

The Texas economy added 12,900 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in June. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.0 percent in June, from 6.9 percent in May, and down from 8.1 percent a year ago.

Few hints of alleged Colorado shooter's past

Nuggets of information about alleged gunman James Holmes began emerging Friday, but a clear picture of the 24-year-old and what may have motivated him remain elusive.

12 dead, 59 wounded in mass shooting at Dark Knight movie showing

The man suspected of shooting up an Aurora, Colorado movie theater screening the new Batman film early Friday, killing 12 and wounding 59, also left his apartment rigged with traps, police said.

Arkansas deputies seize 160 pounds of pot found in Bar-B-Que pit

Two Texas men are in the Hempstead County Dention center after getting busted with 160 pounds of marijuana in a Bar-B-Que smoker.

Educators gather for Stem workshop

When it comes to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) degrees, females comprise less than 15 percent of the student body and have over the last 10 years at Texas State Technical College. TSTC is not alone.

DPS honors those committed to protecting children

The Texas Public Safety Commission and Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today presented two Medals of Merit, a Unit Citation and three Director’s Awards to individuals who helped target those who prey on children.

Couple dead in apparent murder-suicide

LEON COUNTY -- A couple is dead tonight in rural Leon County after an apparent murder-suicide. Investigators believe the husband shot his wife and then turned the gun on himself late Wednesday afternoon.

Texas Sales Tax Holiday Weekend a Month Away

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save money on everything from pens, jeans and shoes to backpacks and other items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday.