Heart of Texas Red Cross low on donations

The Heart of Texas Red Cross has seen a decrease in donations the past few weeks. Which is surprising considering the need after hurricane Irene.

ERCOT issues conservation request

WACO -- After a record-breaking weekend for energy use ERCOT is encouraging Central Texans to use energy less and more wisely to avoid rolling blackouts.

Mother jailed for leaving her four children home alone while at a bar

TEMPLE -- A Temple woman is in trouble with the law after she goes out partying and leaves her four children alone at her apartment.

Crews continue battling 1600 acre grassfire

PEARL -- Even with rain in the forecast, fires continue to blaze through Central Texas. Fire departments from three Central Texas counties are still battling five grassfires between Gatesville and Evant.

Teen charged with manslaughter for traffic accident that left one dead

WACO -- A Valley Mills teenager is in the McLennan County Jail tonight, charged with manslaughter in a crash that killed a local college coed back in April.

9-year-old laid to rest after drowning incident

GATESVILLE -- A nine-year-old boy is laid to rest this afternoon in Gatesville.

College Station asking residents to cut back on water use

COLLEGE STATION -- As we continue to see triple-digit temperatures, water demands are at an all time high too and that's forcing the city of College Station to ask people to cut back before the next step, mandatory water restrictions.

Man charged for DWI, hitting a vehicle and taking off

BRYAN -- A hit and run accident on Sunday left one Bryan man behind bars, not only for the accident but also for driving drunk.

Texas A&M exploring conference options

COLLEGE STATION -- Just when we all thought the talk and hype of a potential move to the SEC had finally started dying down, the Aggies are at the center of attention once again all because of a letter, notifying the Big 12 that A&M is

Extra stage precautions taken at Margarita and Salsa Festival

The 16th annual Margarita and Salsa Festival is tomorrow at the Extraco Event Center. Along with margaritas and salsa, there will be best queso, guacamole and other competitions.