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Unemployment benefits extended until Jan. 3

WASHINGTON -- The deadline for 100,000 jobless Texans to qualify for emergency unemployment benefits is extended to Jan 3. The bill does not add more time for those who previously exhausted all state and federal benefits.

UPDATE: Killeen police officer terminated

KILLEEN -- We now know why Killeen Police Officer Tramel Bracey was suspended. Killeen Police say Bracey faces felony charges of social security fraud.

World Finance in Waco robbed

WACO -- The World Finance on Austin Avenue was robbed Monday. Police say it happened around 5:30 p.m. when two men with handguns entered the building, demanding money. The suspects then ran through the back door.

Brady Center Against Gun Violence steps in NRA lawsuit

Dallas, TEXAS -- The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence is taking stand against the NRA. They have intervened in the federal lawsuit in Dallas filed by the NRA to lower the age for carrying concealed weapons.

Update: Surveillance photos of robbery suspect

Police are still searching for a man who robbed a television repair store, in Waco, last month. Police say a man walked into Dan's TV,  handed the owner a note, and demanded money.

Fatal motorcycle crash during funeral procession

A Harker Heights police officer was killed in a motorcycle accident Monday afternoon.

Protecting your family from Internet temptations

A recent study shows that 93 percent of boys and 62 percent of girls, have been exposed to pornography by the age of 18.

Texas DPS offices closed for Christmas holiday

All Driver License offices and all other DPS offices will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 23, and Friday, Dec. 24, in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Post Offices busy with customers sending gifts

WACO -- Today was a busy day for postal workers. People lined the post office to get their packages mailed out in time for the holidays, making today their busiest day of the year.

Unemployment rate increases despite more hiring

WACO -- An increase in the unemployment rate still keeps some job seekers without hope despite an increase in hiring.