Mexico catches brunt of hurricane Alex

Texas was spared the brunt of Hurricane Alex. The storm reached a category 2 before making landfall late Wednesday, with the eye of the storm crossing over northern Mexico.

Former principal back at school after proven innocent

The former principal of La Vega Elementary is back to work for the school district. Chris Borland was arrested in February for paddling a child.

66-year-old charged with sexual assault of girlfriend

A 66-year-old man in McLennan County is accused of raping his girlfriend. Police say Ira Dickerson assaulted her in a room he rented last Friday.

President Obama declares federal disaster for south Texas

Tropical storm Alex has been upgraded to a category one hurricane Tuesday night with 80 mile-per-hour winds. President Obama issued a pre-emptive federal disaster declaration for south Texas as well Tuesday.

Downtown bridge expected to open soon

WACO --- The Washington Avenue bridge in downtown Waco is expected to re-open soon. City officials are hoping to open the bridge to traffic in time for the Fourth of July weekend.

Sarah Palin stops in Texas

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin visited Texas this past weekend. The former Alaskan governor spoke on energy independence during her trip to the Oil Palace in Tyler, Texas.

Former Governor Dolph Briscoe dies at 87

Former Texas Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. died on Sunday at the age of 87. He served Texas from 1972 to 1978. Briscoe had been hospitalized in poor health since the beginning of the year.

Woman hits boyfriend with car twice

A Waco woman was arrested after allegedly hitting her boyfriend with her car twice.

Woman sentenced to 1 year for fraud

A Robinson woman who lied about having breast cancer will serve a year in jail. The jury found Trista Lathern guilty of tricking people into giving more than 1,500 dollars for breast cancer treatment.

Texas crews fighting back the oil

Clean up crews in Texas continue to protect the coastline from the massive oil spill in the Gulf. Fort Worth-based TAS Environmental has a team working 12-hour days, 7-days a week, sucking up oil from coastal areas.