Europe to Florida in a kayak: Another bucket list check

Olek Doba's slow, lonely kayak journey across the Atlantic Ocean is nearing an end this week. Doba, 67, isn't making the record-setting transatlantic trip for money, but because it's on his bucket list, a friend waiting for his arrival in North Am

West memorial ceremony to take place Thursday

A memorial event, entitled "West 4-17 Forever Forward", will take place this Thursday.

Student leaders collect 6,500 books to help rebuild West ISD libraries

Twenty-seven members of Education in Action’s 2013-2014 Lone Star Youth Leadership Council pooled their efforts and collected 6,500 books to help rebuild the West ISD libraries which were heavily damaged in the West fertilizer plant explo

Testimony in Waco capital murder trial begins today

Testimony in the capital murder trial of a Waco man began today after screening more than 200 potential jurors since February 24.

Gatesville Intermediate School wins $15K from 'Make Your Move' competition

One Central Texas school district has won bragging rights and a $15,000 check for winning the "Make Your Move" competition.

First Responders Share Stories about West Explosion in New Book

It’s not always easy to get first responders and emergency workers to talk candidly about “the job,” particularly something as devastating as the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in the City of West one year ago this week.

Modern Ways to Celebrate Earth Day: Consumer Tech Trends That Save the Earth

Statistics have shown the number of cell phones around the globe is trending to exceed the world population in the very near future.

Law Enforcement Explorer Program Car Show

Copperas Cove, Texas – The Law Enforcement Explorer Program, with support from the Copperas Cove Police Department, will host a Car Show fundraiser on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 10am to 4pm in the parking lot of 804 East Highway 190, Copperas Cove (

Killeen Police investigate a dog attack on two children and one adult

Officers responded to a 911 call in reference to a dog bite at Cody Poe Rd. and Armadillo Dr. on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 4:00pm.

Police arrest 'raging anti-Semite' in Kansas Jewish center shootings

A Missouri man with a long history of spouting anti-Semitic rhetoric is suspected of shooting to death a boy and his grandfather outside a Jewish community center in Kansas City and a woman at a Jewish assisted living facility nearby.