Americans face $3,500 fiscal cliff tax hit

American households face an average tax increase of $3,500 if Congress doesn't act to avert the fiscal cliff, according to a new analysis from the Tax Policy Center. Overall, 88% of households would end up with higher taxes.

Skeletal remains identified as Cen-Tex woman

The body of a Central Texas woman that has been missing for nearly a month has been found and identified.

Teacher mistakenly kills son after neighbor reports robber

A Connecticut grade-school teacher accidentally shot his 15-year-old son during what he apparently thought was the attempted robbery of a neighbor's house, police said Friday.

'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' hits ratings high

TLC is probably pretty pleased right now.

Former DPS trainee gets two years for intoxicated assault

BRAZOS COUNTY -- A former DPS trainee will spend the next two years behind bars for intoxicated assault with a deadly weapon.

Texas A&M's smoking and tobacco use policies change

COLLEGE STATION -- It's a trend many universities are embracing now...going smoke free.

Waco store manager kidnapped and robbed in "guerrilla style" attack

A Waco store manager was kidnapped and robbed early Friday morning, in what Police are calling a "guerilla style" attack.

Texas AG backs Kountze cheerleader's who used religious banners

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today sent a letter offering assistance to Kountze ISD Superintendent Kevin Weldon in response to the Freedom From Religion Foundation's recent letter incorrectly claiming that Kountze High School cheerlea

Massachusetts appeals ruling on prisoner sex change

Massachusetts is appealing a federal judge's ruling that the state must pay for the sex-change surgery of a transsexual prison inmate.

Brazos County Sheriff's Office trying to combat prescription drug abuse

BRAZOS COUNTY -- Prescription pills are everywhere now and according to the DEA it's the second most common form of drug abuse in our country only behind marijuana.