A&M ranks as best valued college in the state

Texas A&M University placed first in Texas in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance “best value” rankings of public colleges for 2012-13.

McDonald's All-Star Invite helps boost local BCS economy

If you've driven around Aggieland recently, you may have noticed it's a lot quieter now without all the college students in town, but if you step into any one of the local high school gymnasiums this weekend you'll see that it's

Texas unemployment rate steadily improves

The Texas unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent in November, down from 6.6 percent in October and 7.3 percent at the start of 2012. The unemployment rate in Texas remains well below the national rate of 7.7 percent.

Police looking for two men accused of assaulting a couple at a local hotel

Lacy Lakeview Police Department is looking for two men accused of attempting to rob a couple in the parking lot of the Fairfield Inn, located off of Interstate 35 North.

Red Cross shutting down Waco blood donation center

After several years of successful operations in the Waco community, the American Red Cross will be closing its blood donor center next month.

Bush still in hospital, but singing with doctors

George H.W. Bush is singing with doctors and nurses in the Houston hospital where he's been a patient for more than a month, according to the most recent update from the former president's spokesman.

The top 10 tech 'fails' of 2012

Well, you can't win 'em all. In 2012, we saw big tech advances. Smartphones got bigger. Tablets got smaller. Social media played a role in everything from a presidential election to disaster relief.

UPADTE: Waco authorities locate missing mother, daughter

UPDATE(Friday 12:50pm):  Justine Giles and her 8-month-old child Ai'Myracle Broughton were both found safe at a family member's house.

TX Comptroller’s Office offers free taxpayer seminars

During the month of January, the Comptroller’s office will conduct 18 free taxpayer seminars across the state. At these seminars, taxpayers can learn how to properly fill out tax forms, and file and pay taxes electronically.

Temple activates Emergency Warming Centers for the weekend

The Temple Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is activating the Emergency Warming Center Plan starting Friday to provide a temporary warming space for homeless or distressed persons in the city.