'Universal background check:' What does it mean?

(CNN) -- In an effort to stem gun violence across the United States, President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed 23 executive actions, which don't require congressional approval -- some of which called for tougher enforcement of existing laws and requ

Jobless claims drop to 5-year low

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- In a welcome sign of recovery for the job market, initial jobless claims blew past expectations and plunged to a nearly five-year low.

Rescuer: 'She had that look of determination'

Portland, OR (KPTV) -- A woman stuck for four hours between an apartment building and a 20-foot wall has been rescued by firefighters. The rescue effort started around 3:30 a.m.

Dahlonega hosts first ever Southeastern Bigfoot Conference

DAHLONEGA, GA (WGCL) -- Nestled in the woods of the North Georgia Mountains is R Ranch, which held the first ever Southeastern Bigfoot Conference. Believe it or not, the event had quite a turn out Jan. 12 and 13.

McLennan Community College receives $1.3 million grant

McLennan Community College’s Corporate Training department has received a $1.3 million Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to train employees at local health care centers.

A&M announces partnership with city for Kyle Field re-development

Questions surrounding the future of Kyle Field have been swirling around Aggieland for months now but today Texas A&M officials made a big announcement about the renovation project.

Waco City Council approves funding for Hippodrome

Waco City Council has approved $1.4 million in taxpayers’ money to help fund certain downtown projects. The vote was passed Tuesday night by a 6-0 unanimous vote.

Bryan Police Catch Shoplifters in the Act

BRYAN, TX -On Tuesday, January 16 at 8:26pm, the Bryan Police Department responded to Walmart located at 2200 Briarcrest for a shoplifting in progress.

2 bodies discovered in rural Cen-Tex home, relative arrested as suspect

Bell County Sheriff's office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths of a Central Texas couple, discovered dead in the living room of their home Tuesday morning.

Wing Stop employee hits attempted robber in head with grease pan

Waco police are still searching for the man who allegedly attempted to rob a Wing Stop employee at gunpoint over the weekend.