Humane Society of Central Texas and the City of Waco Animal Services is offering free dog and cat adoptions

The Humane Society of Central Texas (HSCT) and the City of Waco Animal Services will celebrate “Meow Luau” with free cat adoptions and the “Dog Days of Summer” with free dog adoptions the week of June 24th – 29th.<

Temple homicide suspect officially charged with murder

UPDATE The man that was held in custody after Temple Police found a dead body in a home Friday morning has been charged with murder and is currently in the Bell County Jail facing a $5000,000 bond.

$10,000 reward offered for violent Dallas fugitive

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Larry Valdez, 42, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $10,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Start the countdown! Twinkies return to shelves July 15

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Good news Twinkies fans, your beloved snack is due back on shelves on July 15. The announcement was made by Daren Metropoulos, principal of Metropoulos & Co., one of the two companies that bought the rights to Twinkies and o

Transgender first-grader wins the right to use girls' restroom

A transgender first-grader who was born a boy but identifies as a girl has won the right to use the girls' restroom at her Colorado school.

8-year-old girl found dead in Florida; man faces charges

The body of an 8-year-old girl who was abducted Friday night from a Walmart in Jacksonville, Florida, was discovered Saturday morning, police said. "This is a transition from an abduction investigation to a murder investigation," Jacksonville Sher

5-year-old girl in New Orleans dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound

A 5-year-old girl in New Orleans died Sunday after, police believe, she accidentally shot herself in the head. The girl's mother faces a second-degree murder charge, the New Orleans Police Department said in a statement. Officers responded to a

The Zimmerman trial: What you need to know

Opening statements begin Monday in the trial of George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch captain accused of fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder.

Obama to tackle climate change in speech

President Barack Obama will announce his plans to "reduce carbon pollution" in a climate change speech next week, the White House announced Saturday.

Stunt plane crashes in Ohio; 2 dead

A stunt plane crashed at an Ohio air show on Saturday, killing two people, organizers said. A wing walker was performing on a Stearman biplane when it plunged to the ground, FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsford said.