Banks give breaks to furloughed workers

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- As hundreds of thousands of federal workers remain furloughed and are uncertain how long they'll have to go without pay, some banks are stepping up to offer financial help.

Italy mourns more than 100 migrants killed in Lampedusa shipwreck

LAMPEDUSA, Italy (CNN) -- "Today is a day of tears," Pope Francis said Friday of a shipwreck off the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa a day earlier, in which at least 111 people died. Italy's government declared Friday a day of national mourning i

Five arrested in meth bust

Five people across Central Texas are now facing federal drug charges for allegedly distributing large quantities of methamphetamine. Pablo Vasquez, Christopher Alvarez, Stephanie Steen are currently in the Bell County Jail.

CPS Case Worker arrested for alleged child sexual assault

The El Paso Police Department's Crimes Against Children unit arrest a man after he allegedly sexually assaults a teen girl in a West El Paso motel room.

Democratic senator Wendy Davis announces bid for TX Governor

Democratic Senator Wendy Davis, 50, who made a name for herself with a 13-hour long filibuster before the Texas Senate, has announced her bid for the office of Texas Governor.

Audit shows importance of BCS sporting events on local economy

Whether it's a soccer competition or baseball tournament, bringing sporting events like these to Bryan-College Station is a huge benefit to the local economy.

Waco's Larry Groth to retire in March

One of the longest tenured city managers in the state is stepping down after Waco’s Larry Groth announced his retirement on Tuesday.

TX man charged with attempted murder after high speed chase

Bossier Sheriff's deputies arrested a Texas man, Wednesday, evening following a multi-parish high speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle that lead to attempted murder of a peace officer and other charges.

Two arrested for prostitution at College Station hotel

A College Station hotel manager calls police after he believes two women are running a prostitution operation out of their hotel room. and now both are behind bars.

Federal shutdown does not affect The Alamo

Despite a slapdash and erroneous online news report, the Alamo remains open for business during the partial shutdown of the federal government.