Gulf Coast hopes for post-spill boom from retirees

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – For all the oil spill claims and cleanup work by BP, retirees from the North may be the best survival bet for some Gulf Coast resort towns this winter.

Stocks slide on worries over Korea, European debt

NEW YORK – Stocks sank during Friday's shortened session as jittery traders were afraid to commit to any holdings ahead of the weekend amid lingering uncertainty surrounding Europe's debt troubles and North Korea's war threats

Black Friday shoppers begin the race

Central Texas shoppers take their Black Friday extravaganza to the next level. Stores around the area were packed through the night, with shoppers ready to start their early morning race to the best deals.

House fire on Thanksgiving turns into a total loss

While a family was celebrating Thanksgiving in Crawford, their day took a devastating turn, when they received a call that their house in Troy, was on fire.

Steele on thin ice at helm of Republican Party

WASHINGTON – A significant bloc of Republican National Committee members wants embattled chairman Michael Steele to step aside, but the rank and file have failed to settle on a clear alternative, according to Associated Press interviews w

Thanksgiving dinner for homeless at Mission Waco

WACO -- Thanksgiving is the season of plenty, and a day when many families sit down to tables overflowing with food. But, with nearly 1,000 homeless in Waco, that's not always the case.

US cracks down on fake pot as public health hazard

WASHINGTON – Cracking down on fake pot, the government began emergency action Wednesday to outlaw five chemicals used in herbal blends to make synthetic marijuana.

Green Turkey grease recycling bins open

WACO -- Instead of throwing away your cooking grease after Thanksgiving,  the city of Waco will take it.

DOT out to help anyone with vahicle problems on holiday

WACO -- Traffic Thursday may have been a little better than Wednesday, but for those traveling, DPS troopers say to slow down and plan for heavy traffic.

Church fire damages activities center

WACO -- A church fire this morning left fire fighters investigating what happened. Church administrators say they think it was an electrical fire.