Teen attempts to smother son in hospital

A 17-year-old Waco woman is charged with trying to smother her 4-month-old son in a Fort Worth hospital room.

Bags of drugs dropped on two homes

Texas police have discovered an abandoned plane they believe was used to drop bags of drugs on two homes. Officials say the single-engine plane landed in a cotton field near the Caddo Mills Airport after running out of gas.

Unemployment benefits extension clears hurdle

WASHINGTON - A bill to restore unemployment benefits to millions who have been out of work for more than six months has cleared a Senate hurdle.

Waco ISD superintendent leaving for another job

Waco ISD Superintendent Roland Hernandez is leaving the district for a job in Corpus Christi.

Judiciary panel OKs Elena Kagan for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON - The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to approve Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court.

Car chase in Mineral Wells ends in death

A car chase in Mineral Wells ended with police killing a suspect in the kidnap-murder of a four-year-old boy.

Bill White admits to profiting from overseas oil company

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White says he profited from an oil company overseas.

New group helping local business

"Thrive Business Mentors" is a new group in town that's helping businesses become more successful in the Waco area.

White raises more than Governor Perry

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White says he's raised more money than incumbent Rick Perry. White reported more than $9 million in campaign cash on Thursday.

Riesel officer resigns from job

A Riesel police officer resigned Tuesday after coming to work with alcohol on his breath. Former officer James Black had been with the department for less than a month.