Supreme Court to take on same-sex marriage cases

The Supreme Court jumped into the same-sex marriage debate again, deciding Friday to hear arguments this spring on the question of whether states have the right to ban same-sex couples from getting married.

Proposed NCAA deal could restore Penn State victories

Joe Paterno could soon regain his title as the winningest coach in big-time college football history.

Woman accused of trying to murder her children with poisoned apple juice

“Prosecutors say the woman told police she wanted all three of them to go to sleep and not wake up. They allege she poisoned her two children, then attempted to kill herself with an anti-anxiety drug.

Falling oil's next victim: banks

Big energy companies aren't the only ones losing out on the dramatic fall in oil prices. Banks are in the hot seat, too.

Officials seize pet alligator that family kept illegally for 37 years

Jaxson the alligator had apparently been living with the Mattson family for more than 37 years. But their decades of life together came to an abrupt end this week when Los Angeles animal control officers raided their home and seized the 8-foot f

Astronaut set to spend one year in space

NASA is sending astronaut Scott Kelly to live on the International Space Station for a year. That's the longest any U.S. astronaut has spent in space and twice as long as crew members usually stay on the space station.

Federal hearing: 26 States fighting to stop President's executive order

In Brownsville federal court, Texas and other states are pushing for a temporary injunction to block President Barack Obama's executive order, that will reduce the threat of deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants.

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary denies rape allegation

An Indianapolis Colts linebacker charged with felony rape "unhesitatingly denies all allegations," according to a Thursday statement from the player's lawyer.

Mother Neff State Park set to showcase new facilities next week

 Mother Neff State Park will welcome visitors on Jan. 23 and 24 to a celebration of a $6.5 million park renovation that includes a new limestone headquarters, maintenance facilities and a 20-site camping loop.

Questionable death of Waco woman now being investigated as murder case

 Police have arrested a man and charged him with murder in connection to the death of a Waco woman. Jimmy Rosales, 45, was arrested Thursday afternoon.