Dallas NAACP seeks end to Texas lottery

The NAACP chapter in Dallas is calling for an end to the Texas state lottery, saying the game drains the finances of low-income ticket-buyers who can least afford it, especially minorities.

Sheriff confirms Andy Griffith has died at 86

A North Carolina icon has died. Andy Griffith passed away this morning at his home in Dare County. The actor's death was first confirmed by former UNC President Bill Friday and later by Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie.

Speedster dies after crashing into semi while on phone, computer

One person has died after ramming into the back of an 18-wheeler in Navasota Tuesday morning. DPS officials tell KWKT it happened around 9 a.m. on Highway 105, about 1 mile east of Highway 6.

14-year-old boy charged with rape

LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO — Las Cruces Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy suspected of having sexual relations with two young girls.

Caritas to start expansion project next week

WACO -- Tiffany Carroll has relied on the generosity of Caritas of Waco for eight years now.

Aggies celebrate "Aggie Independence Day"

COLLEGE STATION -- After months of waiting Texas A&M is officially a member of the Southeastern Conference.

Current healthcare standings will lower cost of birth control

WACO -- The Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act would give local women access to health care who previously did not.

United Airlines will no longer serve Waco

WACO -- Beginning September 5th United Airlines will no longer be flying out of Waco to Houston. Waco Regional Airport currently houses both United and American Airlines.

America's Most Wanted fugitive caught in ETX

Frankston, Tx — Brian Maurice Fuller was one of those guys who could seemingly do it all. He was an accomplished piano player, he had a flair for home decorating and extensive knowledge of antiques and collectibles.

Anderson Cooper says he's gay, happy and proud

In a lengthy e-mail message to the Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan that was posted to the site on Monday, CNN's Anderson Cooper comes out publicly as gay.