Louisiana Tech moves to Conference USA in 2013

RUSTON, La. — In a news conference on campus on Friday, Louisiana Tech University accepted an invitation to join Conference USA in all sports starting in July 2013.

Local school placed on lockdown after robbery, shots fired nearby

WACO -- Police are looking for a man accused of robbing two men at gunpoint forcing a school to go on lockdown.

More teens using best contraception

WACO -- A new survey reveals more teen girls are using the best birth control methods.

Local students join others across the country to stand against bullying

HEWITT -- Today a Hewitt elementary school joined over one million students across the country in taking a stand against bullying.

State representative critical of Texas A&M tuition hike

Austin - One day after University of Texas System Regents approved tuition hikes at most of their campuses, the Texas A&M Regents today increased tuition at several schools largely in response to the higher education budget adopted by Gover

Beastie Boys Adam Yauch dies at 47

Adam Yauch of the pioneering hip hop group the Beastie Boys has died at the age of 47. Yauch had been receiving treatment for salivary gland cancer since 2009.

Obama administration tightens fracking rules

NEW YORK — The Obama administration tightened rules on hydraulic fracturing Friday, requiring the discloser of chemicals used in the process when done on federal and American Indian lands.

Environmental group suing for upgrades to Central Texas coal-fired plant

FAIRFIELD -- One Central Texas environmental group is suing a company claiming one of their power plants continues to violate the Clean Air Act.

Trial continues for truck driver accused of hauling two thousand pounds of pot

WACO -- Defense testimony continued today in the trial of a truck driver accused of hauling two thousand pounds worth of marijuana up to Dallas but was caught south of Waco in Lorena.

Local police department makes record drug bust

Thanks to new equipment, quality officers and a vow to crack down on drugs.