One-time Senate candidate in Tennessee accused of trying to have uncle killed

 A former U.S. Senate candidate from Tennessee was arrested after allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill his uncle, CNN affiliate WJHL reports.

Police: 8-year old intentionally kills his grandmother

Investigators believe an 8-year-old boy intentionally shot and killed his 90-year-old grandmother on Thursday evening after playing a violent video game.

Killeen PD find no validity in rumor investigation

The Killeen Police Department was informed of a rumor that Soldiers should be extra cautious while visiting Boston's, Pluckers and the Tilted Kilt this weekend.

Top ETX basketball recruit commits to Baylor

According to Smoaky.com, one of the top high school basketball recruits in Texas has committed to a Big 12 university.

3 dead, 2 injured after Florida shooting spree

A man shot four co-workers -- two of them fatally -- in northern Florida on Saturday before shooting and killing himself, said a law enforcement authority with detailed knowledge of the case.

Arias attorneys want no live TV coverage of penalty retrial

Jodi Arias' attorneys have filed a motion to limit or ban live TV coverage of her upcoming penalty-phase retrial.

Obama's 'Schoolhouse Rock' lesson for Congress

 President Barack Obama invoked a beloved children's cartoon to try to educate Congress on how to pass a budget.

Obama: Law school should be two years

President Barack Obama argued Friday that the amount of time it takes to obtain a law degree should be shortened as a way for students to save money.

China's oldest living woman will celebrate her 116 birthday Sunday

China's oldest living woman will be celebrating her birthday this Sunday, August 25. State run television station CCTV reports the woman, Fu Suquing, turned 116 years old last month, but is celebrating her birthday Sunday.