North Korea gives John Kerry his first "3 a.m." call

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- North Korea's nuclear test Tuesday set off a diplomatic scramble for America's new secretary of state as the U.S.

Police: Inauguration performer's killing was case of mistaken identity

CHICAGO (CNN) -- The teenager who police say shot and killed Chicago honor student Hadiya Pendleton was on probation for unlawful use of a firearm, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday night.

Families of Southeast Texas passengers await word from disabled cruise ship

BEAUMONT, TEXAS (KBMT) -- The Carnival cruise ship that has been stranded in the Gulf of Mexico since Sunday morning is now waiting to be pushed to a Mexican port city by tugboat.

Belton ISD releases Adroid App for community

Belton ISD is announcing the launch of its Android App which will service Android smartphone users. BISD previously launched the app for iPhone users in 2011.

Hundreds of Aggies to plant thousands of trees at fire-ravaged Bastrop State Park

Flash back to Labor Day weekend in 2011 when high winds spawned by a tropical storm in Louisiana combined with epic drought conditions to fuel the most damaging wildfire in Texas history in and around the Central Texas community of Bastrop.

Good, bad news for Oakwood Cemetery

It's been more than two weeks since the historic Oakwood Cemetery was vandalized overnight. And for an update, there's good news, and there's bad news.

I-35@Sunset Valley closed overnight this week

If you live or commute on Interstate 35 just South of Waco, beware of some important closures scheduled for this week Major work at I-35 and Sunset Valley Blvd is set to begin Monday night.

Man caught with more than $1.1 million in cocaine at TX border

Customs and Border Protection Officers arrested a 61 year old man trying to smuggle cocaine into the U.S. over the weekend.

Corsicana PD releases sketch of alleged bank robber

Corsicana Police have released a sketch of a man they believe is responsible for robbing a Chase bank earlier this month. The man is described as a black male, 6'0" and roughly 160lb.

FEMA awards TEEX with training contract

A disaster can strike at any time or any place and when it does, the Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA's 28 Urban Search and Rescue teams have to be prepared to respond to a number of situations.