Blood donations needed during holidays in Central Texas

When you think of heroes, do you consider the ones living here in your own community?

Central Texas Chick-fil-a exceeds "fill a box with love" expectations

Thousands of "boxes of love" are on their way to customs to give children overseas a brighter Christmas this year. It's all possible through the community's generous donations.

Texas day care owner gets 80 years for murdering 4 children

The woman who ran a day care in Houston that caught on fire, killing four toddlers, was sentenced to 80 years in prison Tuesday.

Voice of Elmo resigns following controversy

Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who provides the voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," has resigned from his Sesame Workshop position, the company announced Tuesday.

Investigators to recreate conditions ahead of Texas parade tragedy

In an effort to understand why a truck serving as a parade float crossed in front of a fast-moving locomotive last week -- killing four war veterans on the float -- federal accident investigators on Tuesday will recreate the accident conditions

Pakistani court throws out blasphemy charges against Christian girl

Pakistan-Blasphemy-Girl-3-Image(s) Available (Originally Published: 11/20/2012 1:51 AM) Update 11:20 a.m. -- adds Amnesty Int.

Don't Be A Jerk En Route To Turkey Dinner

(CNN) -- On a clear dry day, driving 55 mph, it takes long-haul trucker Camille Pask the length of three football fields to stop her fully loaded rig.

Egypt Says Israel Will Halt 'Aggression' Within Hours

NEAR THE ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER (CNN) -- Egypt said Tuesday that Israel plans to halt its military action in Gaza within hours. "The travesty of the Israel aggression on Gaza will end in a few hours," Egyptian President Mohammed Morsy said.

Rubio Breaks It Down: Pitbull Is No Eminem

Since winning his U.S. Senate seat in 2010, Marco Rubio of Florida has frequently weighed in on immigration, education and the economy.

Idaho Police Make Arrest In Zoo Monkey's Death

Idaho -- Police in Boise, Idaho, said late Monday that they have made an arrest in connection with a break-in at a local zoo and the death of a patas monkey there. Michael J.