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.

Dallas NAACP seeks end to Texas lottery

The NAACP chapter in Dallas is calling for an end to the Texas state lottery, saying the game drains the finances of low-income ticket-buyers who can least afford it, especially minorities.

Sheriff confirms Andy Griffith has died at 86

A North Carolina icon has died. Andy Griffith passed away this morning at his home in Dare County. The actor's death was first confirmed by former UNC President Bill Friday and later by Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie.

Speedster dies after crashing into semi while on phone, computer

One person has died after ramming into the back of an 18-wheeler in Navasota Tuesday morning. DPS officials tell KWKT it happened around 9 a.m. on Highway 105, about 1 mile east of Highway 6.

14-year-old boy charged with rape

LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO — Las Cruces Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy suspected of having sexual relations with two young girls.

Caritas to start expansion project next week

WACO -- Tiffany Carroll has relied on the generosity of Caritas of Waco for eight years now.