2012 early voting numbers barely top 2008 numbers

The final results for early voting in McLennan County are in and they barely edged out 2008’s record-setting numbers.

Early morning fire contained in Bellmead

Firefighters from three Central Texas fire departments have spent ten hours Monday morning battling a large building fire in Bellmead.

Obama, Romney make a mad dash in a final bid for votes

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are spending the final hours of the campaign making a mad dash through battleground states Monday in a late push to sway a closely divided electorate ahead of Tuesday's election.<

Controversial halftime show at Texas HS game stirs debate

A Texas high school is facing intense criticism after a halftime show in which a person dressed like Mitt Romney was punched in the face by someone depicting Big Bird.

Red Cross Supports Local Firefighters During Warehouse Blaze

WACO, TX, November 5, 2012 — The American Red Cross is providing ice, water, snacks and support for approximately 20 firefighters battling a warehouse fire on New Dallas Highway in Bellmead.

McLane Advanced Technologies Hosts Golf Tournament to Benefit the United Way of Central Texas

TEMPLE, Texas (November 2, 2012) McLane Advanced Technologies (MAT), a global provider of Information Technology and logistics solutions, will be hosting a golf tournament on Monday, November 5, 2012 to benefit the United Way of Central Texas.

Hillsboro ISD receives $25,000 grant to build greenhouse

HILLSBORO, Texas (Nov. 5, 2012) – Many schools around the country are giving students the opportunity to get “down and dirty” outside the classroom.

Magnitude-2.0 quake shakes New Jersey

(CNN) -- As if they haven't had enough headaches in New Jersey in the past week, on Monday morning they added earthquake to the list.

African painted dogs kill young boy at Pittsburgh Zoo

A group of African painted dogs killed a boy who fell into their exhibit Sunday at the Pittsburgh Zoo. Barbara Baker, the zoo's president, said the child was around 3 years old.

New York faces 'massive housing problem' after Sandy, governor says

Kevin Cordova's family tried cooking hot food to stay warm. They wore their winter coats inside and buried themselves under blankets.