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Hillsboro woman gets life in prison

33-year-old Debra Jeter of Hillsboro pleaded guilty to capital murder. Reports say Jeter slashed the throat of one of her daughters and stabbed the other multiple times in the back.

Texas Gulf Coast could see boom in tourism

While the rest of the Gulf Coast is looking at a massive loss in revenues stemming from the spill, Texas tourism could see a boom.

Police arrest Robinson martial arts instructor

A martial arts teacher from Robinson is behind bars for allegedly sexually assaulting one of his students. Police say they arrested Danny Passmore Friday.

Leaders meet at wind energy convention

Over 20,000 business leaders and government officials from around the world are attending a four-day conference in Dallas on wind energy.

Police arrest two for alleged murder

Police arrested two people they believe to be behind the murder of a Waco Taco Bell employee. James Christianson Jr. and Jennifer alvarez were arrested Thursday.

7 Houston teachers under investigation for TAKS cheating

Seven teachers at a Houston Elementary School have been suspended for allegations of tampering with the TAKS test. The school district found multiple test answers changed on the standardized tests.

Waco ISD officer suspended for 3 days

A Waco ISD police officer is on a three-day suspension after firing shots at a student's car. It happened at Waco High School after an intoxicated student broke out of school and drove away.

BP capturing majority of Gulf spill

BP says the mile-long tube inserted into the blown out well is now taking in 210,000 gallons of oil a day, capturing nearly all of the escaping oil.

Waco man indicted for capital murder

WACO - A Waco man was indicted for capital murder Wednesday. 32-year-old John Ford allegedly shot his roommate and another man to death in February.

Researches hit the Gulf to find answers

While efforts are being made to contain the oil and predict it's path, other scientists work to figure out how much is spilling into the gulf.