Giant balloon to study Comet ISON

Exploring the heavens with spaceships and fancy orbiting telescopes like the Hubble is pretty routine stuff for NASA. But the space agency is going low-tech to get a good look at an eagerly anticipated comet.

The death of the home stereo system

For many years, it was a rite of fall.

Arkansas man catches record breaking 11-hundred pound alligator

An alligator hunter nabs the catch of the week, an 11-hundred pound, nearly 14 foot gator. You're taught that attitude is everything.

Teen with cerebral palsy walks at his school's pep rally

Driven by termination and months of practice, a teen with cerebral palsy gives his classmates an incredible and inspiring surprise! "The biggest day of my life."

Obama admin funding cops in schools

Nine months after the Sandy Hook school shooting tragedy, President Barack Obama is putting millions of dollars into funding armed police officers in schools across the country, an idea not too far removed from an National Rifle Association pro

Phase two of BP trial begins on Monday

The second phase of the BP oil spill trial will begin on Monday.

House GOP leaders gather for showdown over shutdown

With a possible government shutdown looming, top House Republicans gathered Saturday to try to work out a spending plan acceptable to tea party conservatives who demand that it must hurt Obamacare in some fashion.

Texas abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit

A federal lawsuit filed Friday seeks to overturn portions of Texas' new abortion law, considered among the most restrictive legislation in the nation, just weeks before it takes effect.

Hewitt opens brand new disc golf course

Disc golf is a popular activity enjoyed across Central Texas, and in Hewitt, a course has just been completed.