GOP platform committee approves tough anti-abortion stance

Republicans drafting their party's official policy platform on Tuesday ratified a call for a Constitutional ban on abortion that makes no exceptions for rape or incest.

Volunteer fire department burglarized Saturday, equipment still missing

Thousands of dollars worth of equipment was stolen from the Leroy Volunteer Fire Department Saturday night.

9/11 families appeal court decision

New York (CNN) -- Seventeen family members of people killed in the September 11, 2001, World Trade Center attacks are appealing a court decision that ultimately will decide where unidentified victims' remains will rest. The appeal comes in a New Y

Local authorities investigate man's body found near home

GHOLSON -- McLennan County authorities are investigating after a man was found dead near his mobile home Sunday afternoon. The 54-year-old's body was discovered around 12:30 p.m. off Rodgers Hill Road in the Gholson area.

Local man arrested for fondling child

WACO -- A little girl makes an outcry after a man allegedly fondled her. Now he's in the McLennan County Jail. 48-year-old Kelvin Ray Napps was arrested August 15 charged with indecency with a child.

Comedian Phyllis Diller dies 'with a smile on her face'

Comedian Phyllis Diller, known for her self-deprecating humor, died "peacefully in her sleep" at her Los Angeles home Monday morning, her manager told CNN. Diller was 95.

Judge throws out Lance Armstrong's lawsuit aimed at halting doping probe

A federal judge on Monday dismissed the latest lawsuit filed by champion cyclist Lance Armstrong aimed at halting the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's case against him.

Augusta National Golf Club admits first female members

Augusta National Golf Club opened its exclusive membership to women Monday for the first time in its 80-year history.

Man killed on train tracks in Bryan

On Monday, the Bryan Police Department responded to a major accident on the railroad tracks near the intersection of 3200 Finfeather Rd. and W. Villa Maria Rd.

Killeen police investigate fatal shooting

Killeen Police are investigating a shooting death that happened Saturday in the 500 block of Deloris Drive just before 2:00pm.