WNBA draft hopes to bring excitement back to women's basketball

The WNBA draft wrapped up in Bristol, Connecticut Monday night and brought a new brand of excitement back to women's basketball.

Skip the trip, renew online before summer rush

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging residents to beat the summer rush at driver license offices across the state by renewing their license or identification card early or online.

3 Texans awarded for human trafficking prevention efforts

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, former first lady Laura Bush and Dallas Police Chief David Brown were recognized Friday by New Friends New Life for their efforts to combat human trafficking.

LIST: Hundreds of Texans flock to Boston Marathon unaware of tragedy to come

Hundreds of Texans traveled to Boston for the elite Boston Marathon on Monday. Little did they know what horror they would encounter.

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative

COPPERAS COVE, Texas – The Copperas Cove Police Department is locking arms once again with the DEA in an effort to prevent increased prescription pill abuse and theft.

UK police review London Marathon security plans

LONDON (CNN) -- The security plans for the London Marathon this weekend are being reassessed after the deadly bomb blasts in Boston, London's Metropolitan Police said Tuesday. Police and race organizers said they are working closely on security fo

Senate gun law proposal lacks enough support now

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A compromise proposal to expand background checks on gun sales lacks enough support to win Senate approval now, which will likely delay a vote on the measure that has strong public support, one of the sponsors told CNN on Mo

East Lorena under a water boil notice

The city of Lorena has issued a water boil notice for residents living on the eastside of Interstate 35. A water main broke Monday and now the city is asking those people to boil consumable water until further notice.

It's real: Attack of the giant African land snails in Florida

Florida, already threatened with sinkholes, now has a new terror: rat-sized, tire-puncturing snails.

Medical examiner had to thaw fetal remains in Philly abortion doctor case

PHILADELPHIA (CNN) -- The remains of aborted fetuses were stored in water jugs, pet food containers and a freezer at a West Philadelphia abortion clinic, the city's chief medical examiner testified in the murder trial of the doctor who ran the facili