Candidates file for governor

The leading candidates for Texas governor made it official Saturday, submitting the required paperwork and fees to compete in their respective primaries, giving pep talks to volunteers and laying out a couple of key attack lines a year ahead of

Louisiana kidnap victim's cousin kicks down door, shoots and kills abductor

A man looking for his abducted cousin kicked in the back door of an abandoned house and shot and killed her kidnapper, authorities in Louisiana said.

Shooting leaves 2 dead at house party near Houston

 A shooting at a house party near Houston left two people dead and 22 others injured, authorities said early Sunday.

Wendy Davis files for Texas governor

Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis's formal Texas gubernatorial campaign kicked off with the filing of campaign documents Saturday, the first day she was able to do so.

Investigation launched into alleged child sexual abuse at Fort Meade center

The FBI has launched an investigation into an alleged incident of child sexual abuse at a facility that provides services to children of civilian and military personnel who work at the Army's Fort Meade in Maryland.

Hillary Clinton touts power of communities in speech to Mexican-American group

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spent part of her Saturday reaching out to the Latino community, delivering a speech in Los Angeles to a major gathering of Mexican-Americans.

YouTube faces backlash for Google+ integration

YouTube commenters are not known for keeping their opinions to themselves.

Utah doctor Martin MacNeill found guilty of wife's murder

Utah doctor Martin MacNeill was found guilty of his wife's murder in a verdict read early Saturday morning. MacNeill showed no emotion as he learned his fate, but a yell came from the section where his relatives sat.

Waco Police investigating morning burglary

Waco Police are currently investigating a burglary. It happened at 10:40 a.m. Saturday morning in the 10100 block of Pantherway at Cimarron Apartments.

17-year-old Texas girl arrested for 'pimping out' her friends

A 17-year-old south Texas girl is accused of pimping out more than a half-dozen of her friends. Police say the teen pushed the girls into prostitution.