Texas students face new STAAR test this week

EL PASO --- Thousands of students across the state of Texas will be taking the new Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, or STAAR starting Monday.

Texas AG in D.C. to challenge health care law

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is in Washington, D.C., for three days of U.S. Supreme Court arguments on the challenge to the Obama Administration's federal health care reform law.

Ft. Hood soldier dies in Afghanistan

FORT HOOD, Texas - Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died March 24 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Upcoming hurricane season could be quieter than normal

STORMTRACKER33 — With just over two months to go before the 2012 hurricane season begins, the first preaseason predictions have been released.

Waco motorcyclist killed in weekend crash

A late night motorcycle crash left one person dead over the weekend. It happened at around 9:50 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of East Waco Drive, according to Waco police.

Brazos County authorities investigating dead body found along Hwy 21

BRAZOS COUNTY -- A body was found along Highway 21 in Brazos County this morning and now investigators are trying to determine what happened and how the body got there.

United Way of Brazos Valley experiencing financial hardships

COLLEGE STATION -- It's been a rough few months for the United Way of the Brazos Valley and the agencies that they fund.

New cyber scam, Walmart gift card fraud

WACO -- Attention Walmart shoppers, there's a new scam you need to be aware of and it's coming to a phone near you.

Dead body found off Highway 21 E

Authorities are investigating a dead body found off Highway 21 East  this morning.

Elm Mott house fire investigated for arson

ELM MOTT -- What Elm Mott neighbors called an eye sore of a vacant house is now only ash and being investigated for arson.