I-35 closed tonight

WACO- Wednesday night, April 20, 2011, from 7 pm to 7 am, all I-35 mainlanes, both northbound and southbound, will be closed at S. Loop 340/Hwy 6 in Waco.

Drought threatens Central Texas with wildfires, Forest Service prepares

MCGREGOR -- While fires are torching parts of Texas, the Texas Forest Service is doing what it can to prepare for any fires here in Central Texas.

Man steals vehicle with infant in backseat

TEMPLE -- A Temple man is behind bars after he stole a vehicle with an infant in the back seat. 21-year-old Christopher Moreno was working on a home on White Hall Rd. when he suddenly took the vehicle.

UPDATE: Man hit by 18-wheeler and several other cars

TEMPLE -- The victim of a fatal accident in Temple has been identified. Police say 66-year-old Dennis English was walking from Denny's, trying to cross the Interstate 35 at exit 301.

Woman in jail accused of injuring nursing home patient

WACO -- A 28-year-old Waco woman is behind bars accused of hurting a resident at a local nursing home. Police say Eboni Scott worked at the nursing home in the 3800 block of Martin Luther King.

UPDATE: Police arrest alleged McGregor shooter

BELL COUNTY - McGregor police confirm 34-year-old Jason Saldana has been arrested. Saldana is currently being held in the Bell County Jail. 

UT System official ousted after criticizing bosses

An embattled official of the University of Texas System was dismissed Tuesday after writing a letter accusing officials at the "highest levels" of the system and its flagship campus in Austin of suppressing data showing that a growing

Texas outlaws marijuana-like substances

The Texas Department of State Health Services is outlawing marijuana-like substances that are found in synthetic marijuana products such as K2 and Spice. The ban is set to become effective April 22.

Teen charged with sexually assault several children

BELLMEAD -- A 19-year-old Bellmead man is in jail charged with several sex crimes.

Cluster of fatal birth defects in Brazos County

BRYAN -- State health officials and Texas A &M are investigating a cluster of birth defects in the Bryan-College Station area.