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.

How to get to 6.5% unemployment

NEW YORK  -- The Federal Reserve predicts it will keep stimulative policies in place until the unemployment rate falls to 6.5%. But just how many jobs will it take to get there?

Dead birds and broken TV sets: How to host the perfect New Year party

(CNN) -- The champagne is on ice, the fireworks are exploding overhead and the guests are getting down to some funky sounds -- but isn't your New Year's Eve party a bit, well, last year? Not everyone spends the last night of December carousing lik

Duchess to attend first public event since pregnancy revealed

The Duchess of Cambridge is set to attend her first public engagement since her pregnancy was announced this month, presenting prizes at a sports awards show Sunday evening in London.