Make-A-Wish grants an early Christmas gift for 3-year-old

FORT HOOD, TX – Make-A-Wish Central and South Texas will bring an early Christmas for Xavier, a 3-year-old boy with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 6:00 p.m. at his home.

Bradley Manning says he considered suicide while in military custody

FORT MEADE, Maryland (CNN) -- Army private Bradley Manning, charged in the largest leak of classified material in American history, spoke at length on Thursday about his treatment in military custody, saying he grew distressed and considered su

What we may have in common with 'Two and a Half Men' actor

HOLLYWOOD, California (CNN) -- In the introduction to the TV sitcom "Two and a Half Men," actor Angus T. Jones morphs from boy to teen before our eyes.

Will the winning Powerball ticket holders please step forward?

The new parlor game gripping two cities a thousand miles apart -- "Who Won the Powerball" -- ramped up Friday amid rumors, speculation and tantalizing clues.

New York hotel rooms sit vacant in Sandy's wake

NEW YORK (CNN) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg found himself facing questions Thursday about why the city was paying for more than 100 vacant hotel rooms when thousands were displaced after Superstorm Sandy.

Train with toxic cargo crashes off bridge into creek

New Jersey --  A bridge collapsed in the West Deptford area of New Jersey on Friday, sending several train cars carrying toxic chemicals crashing into a creek near the Delaware River, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Auto thieves and burglars hard at work during holidays

(Dallas, TX) Black Friday is only a memory, and Cyber Monday has passed. But the bargain hunting season has only just begun for one type of shopper . . . . . vehicle criminals!

Students protest A&M's "University Advancement Fee"

Today there were protests on Texas A&M's campus over higher education fees.

Waco man gets 99 years for meth

A McLennan County jury has determined the punishment for a Waco man who pleaded guilty to 'Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver.'

Man sentence to 75 years for sexual assualt of a child

A Bryan man convicted of sexual assault of a child will spend the rest of his life behind bars.