'Harry Potter' returns in a J.K. Rowling short story

"Harry Potter" is back, albeit briefly. J.K. Rowling has posted a short story on her "Pottermore" site which gives a glimpse into the life of a 34-year-old Potter.

Six Flags roller coaster car derails; 4 injured

A tree branch that fell on the tracks derailed a roller coaster car at a Six Flags amusement park Monday evening, leaving it dangling precariously and its occupants stranded for hours.

KPD releases name of woman found dead in local motel room

Killeen Police Department has released the name of the woman found dead in a local motel room last Saturday morning.

DFPS investigates foster children drownings

The Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) has halted placements of foster children by a Central Texas network following Sunday's drowning of two foster children.

Deputy's fatal shooting of boy carrying fake rifle ruled lawful

A sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old California boy last year when he mistook a toy gun for a real rifle did not break the law, a prosecutor said Monday.

Facebook removes hunting photos from Texas cheerleader's page

A Texas Tech cheerleader found herself in the sights of many last week after photos of her African hunts went viral on Facebook. Likewise, many stepped forward to defend her, including the Hunter Defense Fund.

Solange speaks on Jay Z fight: 'My family and I are all good'

Solange Knowles still isn't saying what prompted her elevator confrontation with her brother-in-law, Shawn "Jay Z" Carter, but she will tell you one thing: She's at peace about it.

Woman arrested after threatening kids, was under influence of K2

A Waco woman was arrested over the weekend after police say she threatened to stab her two children before setting a fire in their apartment all while under the influence of K2.

Waco Solid Waste Dept. continues to collect brush, downed limbs

Many area homeowners used the 3-day weekend to catch up on yard work, and for many, that meant collecting brush and downed limbs caused by last month’s damaging storm activity.

Proposed voting changes draw attention of Texas civil rights group

A proposed charter amendment in the city of Bryan has drawn the attention of a civil rights group.