Nidal Hasan drops lead defense attorney, trial date is set

FORT HOOD -- The defense attorney for Major Nidal Hasan, accused of shooting and killing 13 people at Fort Hood, has decided to step down.

Brazos County Health Department offering meningitis vaccines

BRYAN -- Heads up. You might want to make sure you get vaccinated with the all right shots before you go back to school in the fall.

Extreme temperatures put firefighters at risk

COLLEGE STATION -- When emergencies happen, firefighters are usually the first to respond. Time and time again they risk their lives, to save others. But in this record-breaking summer heat, firefighters are taking more risks than usual.

McLennan County tax assessor under invesigation

McLennan County Sheriff Larry Lynch tells FOX 44 The Texas Rangers are investigating the county's tax assessor.

Detectives need your help identifying Atlas Credit Store robber

On June 10 around 10:15 a.m. a black man entered the Atlas Credit Store on the 2200 block of West Waco Drive and robbed the store at gunpoint.

Perry says VP holds no appeal

AUSTIN -- Gov. Rick Perry, saying support has been “overwhelming” as he nears a decision on running for president, suggested Tuesday he'd rather keep his current job than take the No. 2 slot on the GOP ticket.

Texas officials looking for radioactive device stolen in Austin

TEXAS -- The Texas Department of State Health Services is looking for a device containing a potentially dangerous radioactive material that was stolen early this morning from a vehicle parked outside the Red Roof Inn Hotel in Austin.

East Waco neighborhood gets a touch up

WACO -- Neighborhoods in East Waco are getting a face lift this week. An organization called World Changers has come to central Texas to help revitalize 20 homes in the Carver Park neighborhood.

Heat can take its toll on your horses

WACO -- Panting, lack of sweat, and blood-shot eyes are all signs your animal is about to have a heat stroke. And for horses hydration is key in keeping a healthy animal.

Body found in Belton near apartment complex

A body was discovered Tuesday morning on the 800 block of Shady lane in Belton. The man was found in a wooded area shortly after 10 a.m. behind Belle Oaks Apartments..