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Lady Bears are a No. 1 seed, first time in school history

WACO, Texas (AP) - Baylor is a No. 1 seed for the first time and playing at home to start this year's NCAA women's tournament.

Police looking for armed robber in College Station

College Station -- Police in College Station are looking for a man who robbed a convenience store Monday night. It happened just after 11 p.m. at the Max Shell Food Mart on 3300 SH 6. 

Bill aims to ban paddling in Texas schools

WACO -- While spanking or paddling in schools was banned in many states years ago, Texas still allows corporal punishment, and most districts in Central Texas still use that form of discipline. Now, Houston State Rep.

Pizza delivery man attacked, robbed by four men

A pizza delivery man was left battered and bruised Monday after four men jumped him during a delivery. Police say it happened around 10:00 p.m. on the 2500 block of South 26th Street.

Police searching for suspect in aggravated sexual assault

KILLEEN -- Police in Killeen are asking for help locating a man wanted for aggravated sexual assault. Police say 25-year-old Michael Overton sexually assaulted his 13-year-old relative.

Man taken to hospital for overdose after high-speed chase

TEMPLE -- A man is in the hospital due to a possible overdose after a high-speed chase in Temple Sunday night. It started on I-35 near Midway Dr. when 49-year-old Richard Francis of Round Rock passed police driving dangerously.

Man in hospital with life-threatening injuries after crashing motorcycle

TEMPLE -- A man is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after wrecking a friend's motorcycle late Sunday night.

Family abuse centers prepare for cuts

WACO -- Extreme budget cuts across the state led a group to the capitol Monday calling for full funding for family violence centers.

Grass fire contained, burns 6,200 acres

BOSQUE COUNTY -- Fire officials have finally contained an out of control grass fire that burnt 6,200 acres in Bosque County over the weekend.

Hospital drug shortages leads to alternative prescriptions

A local hospital has been running short on some major medications.