Photo ID now required to vote in TX elections

Pursuant to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued today, new voting requirements passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011 will take effect immediately. Photo identification will now be required when voting in elections in Texas.

TX teenager dead after being impaled by bull statue

A Texas teenager was killed over the weekend after a game of hide and seek went terribly wrong.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Man punches ex-wife in the face while she holds her 2-year-old son

The face of an Arizona man seen on surveillance video punching a woman in the face has a lot of people talking. It's a slap then, moments later, a punch in the face that has a lot of people outraged.

Who is NFL star Aaron Hernandez?

Attorneys for the New England Patriots' tight end Aaron Hernandez are finally speaking up as the football player remains behind closed doors at his home in North Attleborough, Massachusetts.

Ancient African coins that could change history of Australia

Can a handful of ancient copper coins from a once-opulent but now abandoned corner of East Africa change what we know about Australian history?

DPS boosts DWI patrols for July 4th

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 10-day period that includes the July 4th holiday.

Texas town sues fertilizer supplier after blast

The Texas town devastated by an April fertilizer plant explosion is suing the company that supplied the plant with ammonium nitrate, arguing the supplier sold the volatile compound "blindly" to a firm that didn't handle it properly. The city of W

Immigration reform passes key Senate test

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Senate signaled its support on Monday for a bipartisan measure strengthening border security in the comprehensive "Gang of Eight" immigration reform bill, a sweeping blueprint that promises to overhaul America's immigration po

Filibuster could stall Texas abortion debate as deadline approaches

The clock is ticking, and Republicans in the Texas Senate can't do much to stop it as they face a midnight deadline in their effort to pass new abortion legislation that would be among the most restrictive in the nation. Democrats are promising a

Jim Carrey stands against violence in new movie

The tragedy that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary in December has left its mark on Jim Carrey. The 51-year-old actor has said that in light of that event and those like it, he can't stand behind the violence in his upcoming movie, "Kick-Ass 2."