American crowned Miss Universe for first time in 15 years

(CNN) -- For the first time in 15 years, an American has won the Miss Universe pageant. Olivia Culpo, 20, of Rhode Island, donned the coveted tiara Wednesday night.

'A Christmas Story,' 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' join National Film Registry

(CNN) -- Just in time for the seasonal TV marathons, the Library of Congress' National Film Registry has recognized "A Christmas Story" as a cultural touchstone.

Local man is ready to sell Star Wars collection

One local man has been collecting Star Wars memorabilia since he was four. Now he says it’s time for it all to go. Tim Vanzile says his collection could be worth 125-thousand dollars.

Home invaders rob female at gunpoint

For the second day in a row, a female Waco resident has been robbed at gunpoint at her own house. The call came in at about 11:30 P.M. Tuesday.

Police identify burned body found in Killeen home

Authorities have identified the body found in a questionable death that occurred Tuesday in Killeen on Taft Street. The woman has been identified as Robin Ann Hetherington, 56,  and next of kin has been alerted.

Twin Peaks plans to expand into Central Texas

Twin Peaks has announced Wednesday they will expand into several new markets, including Central Texas.

'Rescue Elves Program' provides toys for needy Temple children

Temple Fire and Rescue is conducting the annual Rescue Elves Toy program. The department provides toys for needy children from birth to age 18.

TXDoT plans for no lane closures in Waco over the holidays

Hitting the road over the upcoming holiday weekends should be a breeze, as TXDOT has announced there will be no lane closures in the Waco district.

Obama: Proposals to address gun violence due by January

The nation will have a set of recommendations to address widespread gun violence within weeks, President Barack Obama announced Wednesday.

85-year-old Cen-Tex woman reported missing

Woodway authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a missing elderly woman.