TX files suit against BP for damages from 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill

The State of Texas today filed a lawsuit against BP America and other defendants for their role in the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon offshore oil spill.

Ft. Hood soldier killed while on leave

Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died from an apparent gunshot wound May 13 while on leave in Lexington, N.C.

2 Minnesota women sentenced for funding Somali militants

A federal court has sentenced two Minnesota women to lengthy prison sentences for soliciting donations in the name of charity, then funneling the funds to Somali militants.

Waco man gets 20 years for throwing GF out of moving car

A Waco man will spend at least the next ten years of his life in prison after pleading guilty to a second-degree felony aggravated assault charge.

Internet sensation 'Kai the hatchet-weilding hitchiker' has been arrested for murder

The internet celebrity who gained fame as "Kai the hatchet wielding hitch-hiker" has been arrested. Caleb McGillvary, better known as, "Kai the hatchet-weilding hitchiker." is behind bars in Philadelphia.

Hog Creek Icehouse turning Christian this summer

The Hog Creek Icehouse will have new owners this summer and their plans are to make the popular event building a new casual, Christian community center. The current owners have had the place since 2003. 

Eyeing $600M Powerball jackpot? You have better chance of death by lightning

The Powerball jackpot for Saturday's drawing will be at least $550 million, the third largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, after no one matched the winning numbers in Wednesday night's draw.

Parents of children allegedly slain by nanny say they're expecting baby boy

The parents of two children allegedly slain by their nanny in New York City last year are expecting a child this fall, roughly a year after the nightmare deaths, according to a Facebook post.

$4.85M winning lottery ticket found in cookie jar

Chicago (WGN Web Desk) -- A west suburban man reaches into his cookie jar and pulls out something much sweeter than an Oreo. How about a winning lottery ticket worth $4.85 million dollars?

Tee Ball coach protests accusations of cursing at players in Spanish

Groves (KBMT) -- Javier Najera is the head coach of the Shetland Dodgers Tee Ball team in the Jefferson County Pony League. He and nearly half of his team walked away from their last game of the season Thursday night.