Local organizations host event’s to honor victims of crime.

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week begins April 10-16, 2011. A local committee has organized different events for the week in McLennan County to show a celebration of compassion and justice for Crime Victims.

No bill in place to avoid a government shutdown

Republicans have filed a bill for a one week budget extension, but opponents say they won't agree to it. President Obama has said before that he won't accept an extension, and will veto it.

Tina Fey pregnant with second child

People.com is reporting Tina Fey is keeping a secret.. She's got a bun in the oven! Fey said she is five months pregnant during a taping of Oprah on Wednesday.

New bill gives Department of Transportation power to raise the speed limit

The Texas House has approved a bill to give the Department of Transportation the power to raise the speed limit to 85-miles per hour.

Career service providers give advice to college students about employment

With only one month to go until graduation, many students are still scrambling to find a job. However, one study shows employers are hiring nearly 14 percent more graduates this year.

Farmers and consumers fill effects as gas prices rise

WACO -- When gas prices rise, so does everything else. Texas Farm Bureau says farmers and consumers are feeling the pinch.

Bryan baseball coach arrested for relationship with student

On March 24, 2011, the Bryan Police Department received a report that a BISD staff member was having an improper relationship with a student at Rudder High School.

Update: police arrest one man for sexual assault of a child

After investigation and help from the public, Killeen Police arrested 23-year-old Christopher Cowherd. He sexually assaulted the 15-year-old girl, on March 9th, on Bending Trail.

Two soldiers killed in action

Fort Hood is telling us today that two of their men were killed in action. 26-year-old Staff Sargeant Quadi Hudgins of New Orleans, and 30-year-old Sargeant Christian Garcia of Arizona were killed in an insurgent attack in Iraq.

Wednesday wildfire update

Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to ------ fires for 2,657 acres. Today the Texas Forest Service responded to ---- requests for assistance from local fire departments. New Fires: