Hagel expected to be nominated as Defense Secretary

President Obama is expected to nominate former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel as the next Defense Secretary, sources familiar with the matter told CNN. The nomination is likely to occur early next week, other sources told CNN.

Obama, Republicans foreshadow spending duels in Washington

While Republicans this week have already begun to lace up their fighting gloves for the upcoming battles over debt and spending, President Barack Obama used his weekly address Saturday to draw his own lines.

Gun businesses booming since talk of possible gun control

In the days and weeks following the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting gun stores have seen a big boost in business including right here in the Brazos Valley.

Bryan traffic switch on Briarcrest Drive

A heads up Bryan drivers. There's a traffic switch you need to be aware of for the weekend. TxDOT’s contractor will be working overnight Sunday to restripe the lanes on Briarcrest Drive from Kent Street to SH 6.

Couple asking for suggestions on restaurant's theme

Most people who plan on opening a business know exactly what they are getting into. But one local couple who are opening a restaurant are going about it a different way.

Adventure Playground opens in Hewitt

The city of Hewitt opened a brand new playground today designed for kids of all ages and abilities. The $150,000 project was funded with tax payers' money as well as a generous $20,000 donation from the Waco Kiwanis Club.

Jefferson County Man Sentenced for Child Pornography Violations

A 47-year-old Beaumont man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations, according to U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Project aims to reduce wildfire risks in Dallas suburb

Texas A&M Forest Service crews soon will begin removing potentially hazardous vegetation at selected sites in the community of Cedar Hill in an effort to reduce the wildfire risk facing the Dallas suburb.

Attorney General Abbott Recovers $36.34 Million for State of Texas, U.S.

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that two civil Medicaid fraud settlements secured by the Attorney General’s Office will yield more than $36 million for the State of Texas.

UK newspaper hits back over Argentinian claim to Falklands

(CNN) -- A British newspaper waded into the argument between Britain and Argentina over sovereignty of the Falkland Islands on Friday, publishing an open letter in a Buenos Aires newspaper saying "hands off" the disputed territory.