Governor Perry makes Independence Day stop in East Texas

Governor Rick Perry spent Independence Day in the small East Texas town of Big Sandy on Wednesday. He spoke for about 20 minutes at the New Beginnings Christian Church for an event hosted by the Big Sandy Rotary Club.

Doctors warn fireworks can cause serious injury

COLLEGE STATION -- Before you decide to shoot off some fireworks, a warning that every year more than 9,000 people will find themselves in the emergency room due to injuries caused by celebrations gone wrong.

Man arrested for choking, punching pregnant girlfriend in stomach

EUNICE, LA — A man is behind bars for allegedly beating his pregnant girlfriend after she discovered that he was with another female.

Hewitt could see increased water rates by Fall

HEWITT -- By this fall the city of Hewitt could face increased water rates. In order to offset projected increases in the cost of providing water to residents, city council members will review two rate adjustment proposals.

BBQ tips to keep you and your food safe

WACO -- No Independence Day party is complete without grilling, but cooking outside tends to lend itself to some hazards you may not realize.

Two local counties enact burn bans

CENTRAL TEXAS -- Heads up, two Central Texas counties have enacted special burn bans just in time for July 4th celebrations.

14-year-old abducted by acquaintance

Killeen Police were notified of an abduction that took place Monday around noon.

Killeen police respond to shooting

Killeen Police Department responded to a report of a shooting on Sunday afternoon.  Authorities located a man with a gunshot wound to his leg at the 1100 block of Crestridge Drive around 1:15 p.m.

Pakistan re-opens NATO supply routes to Afghanistan

Pakistan has decided to re-open supply routes that the United States and its allies have used to supply their troops in Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday.