Coast Guard says 2 bogus mayday calls near Texas possibly linked

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A hoax mayday call that launched a massive search off the coast of New Jersey last week may be linked to a similar call made last month nearly 1,500 miles away off Texas, authorities said Wednesday.

Local man arrested for choking own family member

TEMPLE -- A Temple man is behind bars for strangling a member of his own family. Antonio Martez Watson was arrested Wednesday on a warrant charging assault of a family member by impeding breathing and circulation.

Hearing scheduled next week after four kids removed from home by CPS

WACO -- New details tonight after four children were removed from a home in Waco following reports of neglect and deplorable living conditions.

Uptick in scams in Central Texas

CENTRAL TEXAS -- A warning about several new scams in the Central Texas area.

Most Wanted Sex Offender caught in East Texas

AUSTIN – Sean Michael Price, 27, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, has been captured by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) in Tyler.

Texas man accused of killing girlfriend, son in hotel room

A Texas man is in custody after he allegedly killed his girlfriend and shot her two sons, killing one of them.

US Marshals arrest man accused of shooting pregnant woman

BATON ROUGE, LA — A US Marshal Task Force involving federal, state and local authorities have arrested a man they say shot his pregnant wife Tuesday.

FOX announces the Fall Premiere dates

The 2012-2013 season begins with the spectacular return of THE X FACTOR, last fall’s No. 1 new unscripted series. The hit music competition series, featuring Simon Cowell, Britney Spears, L.A.

Local hospital offers new communication system for patients

Ensuring clear and effective communication for all patients is the goal behind the adoption of the NexTalk Video Remote Interpreting system throughout the East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System.

Local chambers look into regional initiative to attract more interest to area

WACO -- There's no harm in a little competition, but sometimes banding together proves to be more beneficial.