VP Biden: 'Executive action' on gun control can be taken

Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that President Obama could use an executive order to get a handle on gun violence.

Lacy Lakeview man arrested for statutory rape of 16-year-old

A Lacy Lakeview man turned himself in on Monday, which stemmed from a warrant that had been issued for his arrest on December 27.

Club Alazan surrenders liquor license

After accumulating numerous charges and run-ins with the law, a Waco nightclub has surrendered its liquor license.

Waco man arrested for October drunk driving accident

A Central Texas man being held in the McLennan County Jail on intoxication assault charges, after being on the run since October.

Washington National Cathedral to wed same-sex couples

(CNN) -- When laws went into effect in three states for same-sex couples to marry, many were quick to line up at their city halls to exchange vows.

Social media abuzz over Piers Morgan vs. Alex Jones

(CNN) -- Was it a debate? A berating? A surreal televised "stunt"?

What's Michelle Rhee's legacy in D.C. schools?

(CNN) -- Michelle Rhee hasn't run the Washington, D.C., public schools since 2010, but her time in charge, and her every move in education since, still draw cheers from some and ire from others. "Rhee is one of worst friends and best enemies of pu

Gay Scout's request for Eagle rank rejected

(CNN) -- A gay California Boy Scout's application for Eagle rank was rejected by a Scout council, an official with the organization said Tuesday. In response, the Scout's parents pledged to press their son's national campaign for gay Scouts to be

Connecticut senator wants background checks for ammunition buyers

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting, one of the state's senators announced Tuesday he will introduce legislation requiring background checks to buy ammunition. "Ammunition is now the black hole in gun violen

All dressed up and nowhere to go: The date night that Ticketmaster messed up

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Sharon Ilstrup was looking forward to a very special date night with her husband, Blake -- a chance to attend one of the Inaugural balls with the president and the first lady.