Rockdale man pleads guilty to murder

A Rockdale man pleaded guilty to first degree felony murder on Monday for the May 6, 2012 shooting death of the woman he was reportedly residing with, Sheila Marie Owens.

Pre-trial hearing keeps Hasan in Fort Hood

Accused shooter Major Nidal Hasan was in a Fort Hood courtroom today and that’s where his trial will remain in the future too.

Water boil notice in Lorena

A water main break Tuesday left some residents in Lorena without water and now the city has issued a boil notice. Construction along Interstate 35 is thought to be the cause of the break.

116 lbs cocaine, 47 lbs heroine seized in TX drug bust

One-hundred sixteen pounds of cocaine and 47 pounds of heroin sit on a table in the McAllen police station. They are the result of a two day investigation ending in a bust Tuesday for the McAllen record books.

TX bill seeks to protect those who film peace officers

People who film on-duty police officers with their cell phones could get extra protections through a bill filed by the chairman of the state Senate Committee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs and Homeland Security.

On the first day of spring, winter weather overstays its welcome

Ah, the first day of spring. It conjures images of butterflies flapping through azure skies and bunnies hopping through meadows of fresh tender grass.

Ohio school shooter shows contempt, no remorse during sentencing

Prosecutor Jim Flaiz, upon learning Ohio school shooter T.J. Lane was going to make a statement in court Tuesday, told relatives of his victims to be prepared for something inflammatory.

7 killed in explosion at Nevada Marine training exercise

Seven Marines were killed in an explosion Monday night during a Marine Corps training exercise at Hawthorne Army Depot in western Nevada, the Marine Corps said Tuesday. Seven others were injured.

U.S. military considers its options in Syria

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Pentagon has consistently updated its options for using the U.S. military in Syria, as conditions on the ground have changed.

High court rules for seller in copyright dispute over foreign-made goods

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Supreme Court threw its legal weight behind a Thai student whose side business selling foreign-made textbooks got him in trouble with the publisher.