The Salvation Army appealing for donations in Waco, Texas

The Salvation Army is appealing to the community for support to make Christmas brighter for families in McLennan County. With only a few days to go until Christmas The Salvation Army is behind in its holiday fundraising goal.

78 school districts not compliant with safety measures, says Texas official

In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today urged school districts across Texas to review their safety plans and implored districts that have not submitted their school safety plans to make doing so

Texas drought affecting winter wheat crop

Despite a fairly wet summer and enough rainfall to get Central Texas officially out of the drought, we're once again back in one with moderate to severe conditions after one of the five driest October and Novembers on record since 1950 and

Officials say mental illness needs to be treated, not ignored

Just three days after the horrific shooting in Connecticut claimed the lives of 20 innocent children and six adults, plus the shooter, investigators are still searching for answers.

Ted Cruz congratulates Scott on South Carolina Senate appointment

U.S. Sen.-elect Ted Cruz (R-TX) issued the following statement:

CS police looking for driver involved in hit and run

A pedestrian is hit crossing the street Saturday morning in College Station and now police need your help finding the driver who fled the scene.

Missing mother, child found safely

UPDATE: Authorities located Breann Olivas, 18, and her child, 17-month-old Mallory Zuniga, safely, according to the Waco Police Department.  No more information will be released on this case.

Lunch ladies setting Toys For Tots records

Winona, TX (KYTX) -- From bears to basketballs, the Toys For Tots warehouse is filled with thousands of toys that have been donated from people living in Smith County and the toys will go to help families who need a little help providing gifts

WA - 19yr old arrested for threats to 'shoot up' schools

Sedro-Woolley, WA (KCPQ) -- A 19-year-old Sedro-Woolley man turned himself in to police Sunday afternoon following a threat he allegedly made to "shoot up every school within a 100 mile radius" on Facebook.

'Casablanca' piano will be played again

(CNN) -- For one private collector, it's the beginning of a beautiful friendship.