India files murder charges against suspects in brutal gang rape

Indian authorities added murder charges Saturday for suspects in the brutal gang rape that led to the death of a 23-year-old woman and sent outraged protesters to the streets. The suspects already faced rape charges.

Lawyer seeks to sue state over Connecticut school shooting

A Connecticut lawyer is requesting permission to sue the state over the Sandy Hook school shooting, saying his 6-year-old client was left with emotional and psychological trauma because authorities failed to make a safe setting at the school.

Woman accused of murder as a hate crime in NYC subway push death

A 31-year-old Bronx woman has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime in the death of a man shoved in front of a subway train, Queens prosecutors said Saturday.

Doctor: Young woman gang-raped in India on bus dies

A 23-year-old Indian woman, whose gang-rape aboard a bus in New Delhi spawned days of mass protests across India, has died, according to a doctor who was treating her at a Singapore hospital.

Baylor's success brings bucks to economy

The Baylor Bears came away with a 49-26 win over UCLA Thurday night in the Holiday Bowl and the city of Waco is already feeling a local economic impact.

A&M ranks as best valued college in the state

Texas A&M University placed first in Texas in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance “best value” rankings of public colleges for 2012-13.

McDonald's All-Star Invite helps boost local BCS economy

If you've driven around Aggieland recently, you may have noticed it's a lot quieter now without all the college students in town, but if you step into any one of the local high school gymnasiums this weekend you'll see that it's

Texas unemployment rate steadily improves

The Texas unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent in November, down from 6.6 percent in October and 7.3 percent at the start of 2012. The unemployment rate in Texas remains well below the national rate of 7.7 percent.

Police looking for two men accused of assaulting a couple at a local hotel

Lacy Lakeview Police Department is looking for two men accused of attempting to rob a couple in the parking lot of the Fairfield Inn, located off of Interstate 35 North.

Red Cross shutting down Waco blood donation center

After several years of successful operations in the Waco community, the American Red Cross will be closing its blood donor center next month.