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Texas doctors dropping out of Medicare program

Texas doctors are dropping out of the federal health care program for senior citizens. More than 300 lone star doctor's have left the program in the last two years alone.

BP siphoning oil from spill

A mile-long tube has been collecting more than one-fifth of the oil that's spewing into the ocean from a blown-out well.

Man sentenced to life for death of nephew

MEXIA - A Mexia man will serve life in prison for beating his 5-year-old nephew to death last year. 22-year-old Christopher Mack was found guilty this weekend.

Former Rosebud officer found guilty

A former Rosebud police officer was found guilty for choking a teenager during a traffic stop in 2009. Reports indicate 62-year-old Jack Comeaux attacked the boy when he refused to take his hands out of his pockets.

Firefighters raise money for a good cause

WACO - Waco firefighters took to the streets to raise money for a noble cause. Their efforts around town work to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association. All funds are used to send children to summer camps and to help support their fight aga

Board votes not to extend Waco Superintendent's contract

Waco ISD's Superintendent Roland Hernandez time with the district will soon run out. The board voted Wednesday not to extend his contract, which runs out in 2012. Those who voted not to keep Hernandez say they're ready for change.

Health report finds alarming numbers in McLennan County

WACO - New studies from the local health district show an alarming trend in the health of McLennan County residents. The survey found that more than 60% of adults and 40% of children are overweight. The study also found that the number of peopl

Abuse Center sees rise in violence

WACO - The Family Abuse Center says they have been much busier since the economy took a dive two years ago. They say the demand for help has increased by 52% since 2007. Workers say the increased financial burden has triggered a spike in domest

Oil could head to Texas shores

Reports show the oil in the Gulf could end up heading towards Texas. British Petroleum officials are currently trying to find new ways to contain the oil. In the meantime, officials say the spill is moving further to the west. About 5,000 ga