US cracks down on fake pot as public health hazard

WASHINGTON – Cracking down on fake pot, the government began emergency action Wednesday to outlaw five chemicals used in herbal blends to make synthetic marijuana.

Green Turkey grease recycling bins open

WACO -- Instead of throwing away your cooking grease after Thanksgiving,  the city of Waco will take it.

DOT out to help anyone with vahicle problems on holiday

WACO -- Traffic Thursday may have been a little better than Wednesday, but for those traveling, DPS troopers say to slow down and plan for heavy traffic.

Church fire damages activities center

WACO -- A church fire this morning left fire fighters investigating what happened. Church administrators say they think it was an electrical fire.  

Storms, not airport security, slow holiday travel

BISMARCK, N.D. – A planned boycott of airport security scanners was a bust, but holiday travelers in the western U.S. had to contend with a chaotic mix of snow, sleet and ice.

World stocks mostly higher, euro steadies

LONDON – World stocks mostly rose Thursday following an upbeat finish on Wall Street before the Thanksgiving break in the U.S., but the euro failed to get much of a boost amid concerns that Europe's debt crisis could soon embroil Port

DPS urge drivers to be cautious this Thanksgiving

WACO -- nearly 100,000 vehicles will make their way through Waco interstate 35 on Thanksgiving. Just last Thanksgiving, Texas had 39 traffic deaths and more than 1,000 serious injury crashes.

Fort Hood soldier found dead in apartment

COPPERAS COVE --  Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who was found dead in his apartment Nov. 19.

Burn ban puts out Texas A&M bonfire

COLLEGE STATION -- A burn ban put out plans for the traditional bonfire at Texas A&M again Wednesday. The students have the bonfire before the Thanksgiving day game against University of Texas.

Free hotel rooms for those with loved ones in hospital on Thanksgiving

WACO -- Those who have loved ones in the hospital or other treatment centers don't have to miss out this Thanksgiving. Owners of a local hotel chain have a program that makes it affordable to see family this holiday season.