TxDOT prepared to treat roads in event of severe winter weather

The Texas Department of Transportation is ready for wintry weather that may move into the local area this weekend. Crews are checking supplies such as magnesium chloride and grade 5 rock, and making sure equipment is ready-to-go.

House OKs Keystone XL pipeline

Defying a presidential veto threat, the House of Representatives passed a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Teen's forced chemo may continue, Connecticut court rules

The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state may continue to force a teenager to undergo chemotherapy treatments that could save her life. The court said that attorneys for the girl -- who is 17 and therefore still a minor -- fail

Flight attendants complained about 'menacing' images on aircraft

Thirteen former United Airlines flight attendants say they were fired for refusing to work a commercial flight from San Francisco to Hong Kong after the airline discovered "threatening" words and "menacing" images drawn on the tail cone of the Boei

Suspects killed in Paris hostage situations, victims freed

Update at 10:31 a.m.:  The Kouachi brothers have been killed in an operation by security forces, the mayor of Othis, France, Bernard Corneille, told CNN.

In Texas, payday lenders are getting borrowers arrested

Arresting people -- or threatening to do so -- over unpaid debts has been illegal in Texas for years now. Yet, that hasn't stopped payday lenders from using the criminal justice system to go after more than 1,500 borrowers in the state.

Watch: Obama proposes free community college in Facebook video

President Barack Obama, in a Facebook video message, says he will announce a proposal on Friday to make two years of community college, "Free for everybody who's willing to work for it."

Woman plunges toilet, discovers giant snake

It rose up from the sewer, but it was more eeeeek! than eeeew! It's hard to explain how a 5-foot boa constrictor nosed its way up into a toilet through the down-pipe in a San Diego office building Wednesday.

Mueller Report: No evidence NFL saw Rice video

There is no evidence that anyone at the NFL saw or possessed a video showing Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée until it was made public, but the league should have known it needed to dig deeper into the incident, an external investigati

'Fly Waco' campaign proves successful for local airport

The Fly Waco Campaign has been a great partnership between the Greater Waco Chamber, City of Waco, and Waco Business League to encourage the Central Texas region to use the Waco Regional Airport.