Spill projected to reach Texas sooner than expected

Texas officials have shrugged off the discovery of British Petroleum tar balls on the coast near Galveston, claiming its natural for oil to show up this time of year.

Attorney General Abbott leads multi-state coalition in defense of prayer

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott leading a multi-state coalition of 29 attorneys general today took legal action to defend the annual National Day of Prayer. An amicus brief authored by Attorney General Abbott urges the U.S.

Former McLennan County jailer indicted for inappropriate sexual contact

A former jailer for the McLennan County Jail was indicted Thursday on charges of having inappropriate sexual contact with two male inmates.

Fan falls from second deck at Rangers game

A near tragedy at a Texas Rangers baseball game on Tuesday night, when a fan fell from the second deck at the Ballpark in Arlington.

Pay or spay ordinaces gets a thumbs up

The Waco City Council passed the "Spay or Pay" ordinance last night with a 5-1 vote. Pet owners will now be required to spay or neuter their pets, or buy a permit.

Flooding from Alex destroys Starbucks roof in Lubbock

Hurricane Alex leftovers continue to affect different parts of Texas. Heavy rain drenched Lubbock, causing a problem for businesses in the city. In fact, it collapses a Starbucks roof.

Robber sentenced to 20 years behind bars

51-year-old Terry Harris was sentenced to 20 years in prison for robbing a 76-year-old woman.

Post office plans to announce new rate increase

WASHINGTON – Battered by massive losses, the Postal Service wants to raise rates to bring in more money.

Officials investigating alleged alcohol-related death in West

TABC is investigating a death caused by possible alcohol poisoning. The girl serving the alcohol wasn't even of age.

Waco police looking for missing woman

Police are looking for a woman who has been missing for two weeks. Family members say they last saw 22-year-old Krystal Davenport riding on a friend's bike with a backpack full of clothes.