Midway STAAR scores show great gains

Although the state-wide STAAR results released from the Texas Education Agency were largely stable with struggling writing scores, Midway ISD bucked state trends with significant improvements and strong scores in many areas.

Houston man convicted, sentenced to 30 years in prison for 2012 murder

A Houston-area man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of shooting and killing an Otto man in May 2012. The trial for Wesley Scott Murphy took place this week in Marlin.

Corsicana man arrested in connection with fatal shooting

A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a woman outside a Corsicana home. A 27-year old male resident of Corsicana was taken into custody without incident at the scene of the shooting,

Rick Perry issues statement following FEMA's refusal to fund West, TX disaster relief

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement on FEMA’s decision not to release funds to the West disaster effort:

President George Bush turns 89

Happy birthday President Bush! Today the 41st President turns 89 and while Mr. Bush spent his time in Kennebunkport, Maine with his family, that didn't stop people from celebrating in College Station.

2 Bryan men honored for saving woman from burning car

Two local Bryan men were honored at Tuesday night's city council meeting for their heroic acts last month.

Street renaming policy changed in Belton

In a unanimous vote Tuesday night, Belton city council agreed to change the way they go about their street renaming process.

Man charged with lying under oath

A little too much brotherly love got one Dallas man in trouble with the law after police say he lied trying to protect his brother. Alexander Goeke was charged with aggravated perjury, a felony, after he lied under oath.

Bellmead man faces jail time for stealing his own dog

A Bellmead man is in jail after police say he trespassed into the Waco animal shelter and stole his dog to avoid paying fines for the animal.

Body of missing fisherman found Tuesday afternoon

Authorities discovered the body of a missing 58-year-old Harker Heights man who was reported missing on Monday.