Local businesses celebrate the holiday by staying open

NAVASOTA -- In Navasota friends and families lined the streets for the annual Red, White and Blue parade downtown. And while many enjoyed their day off some local businesses decided to remain open.

Dallas murder suspect tied to cartel surrenders at border

A man wanted by the Dallas Police Department for his alleged involvement in a Dallas area kidnapping and murder surrendered in El Paso.

July 4th means more this year to mother of local climber rescued on Mount Rainier

WACO -- Pride, patriotism and family. Today hundreds donning their red, white and blue made their way to the Annual Austin Avenue Parade in Waco to celebrate our freedom.

Intergalactic fireworks!

Some intergalactic fireworks took place today for your 4th of July enjoyment. Take a look at the video above!

America celebrates Independence Day

People all across America geared up on Wednesday to celebrate Independence Day, a tradition that often includes copious amounts of beer, barbecued meats, carnivals, parades and fireworks.

Authorities searching for man who abducted, assaulted 14-year-old girl

Killeen Police have released a composite sketch of the person who abducted a 14-year-old girl on Monday.

Governor Perry makes Independence Day stop in East Texas

Governor Rick Perry spent Independence Day in the small East Texas town of Big Sandy on Wednesday. He spoke for about 20 minutes at the New Beginnings Christian Church for an event hosted by the Big Sandy Rotary Club.

Doctors warn fireworks can cause serious injury

COLLEGE STATION -- Before you decide to shoot off some fireworks, a warning that every year more than 9,000 people will find themselves in the emergency room due to injuries caused by celebrations gone wrong.

Man arrested for choking, punching pregnant girlfriend in stomach

EUNICE, LA — A man is behind bars for allegedly beating his pregnant girlfriend after she discovered that he was with another female.