Summer heat drains car batteries

COLLEGE STATION -- The blistering summer sun not only drains us but our car batteries as well. You won't hear local automotive shops complaining about the temperatures though because their businesses are booming right now.

BISD names two new elementary principals

BRYAN -- Two Bryan elementary schools will be seeing a new face around its hallways in the fall. Bryan Independent School District has announced the names of two new school principals.

Apartment fire spread to another complex

BRYAN -- A two two-alarm fire has left residents at Old Oaks Condominiums and Oakwood Townhomes without a home tonight. Firefighters arrived on the scene at around two o'clock this afternoon.

Local fan drive to help Bryan community

BRYAN -- Most of us can't even imagine surviving Texas summers without some form of air-conditioning but what if you don't have that luxury?

Weatherizing your home can help cut utility bill costs

BRYAN -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas is asking that you cut down your energy use during peaks hours this week but a lot of people aren't happy about turning their air up to 86-degrees or not using their ovens.

Man drowned in Lake Belton identified

WACO -- The name of the man who drowned last week in Lake Belton has been released. He was 26-year-old Anthony Keith Walker from Killeen.

Domestic violence increases with heat

WACO -- This weather isn't the only thing over-heated. The scorching sun can trigger more problems at home. Confirmed domestic violence cases have jumped from 209 last June to 223 cases this June.

Two Central Texas offices evacuated after suspicious letters

KILLEEN -- Two scares today in Killeen after suspicious letters were sent to the Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce and the Killeen Water Office.

Fort Hood soldier found dead in barracks identified

FORT HOOD -- Fort Hood officials released the name of the soldier found dead on July 26th in his barracks at Fort Hood. He is 58-year-old Staff Sergeant Steve Lancelot Watson from Riverside, California.

Heat good for pool business

WACO -- For Lew Akins this has been a record summer. Not only in terms of temperatures but in the number of pool sales.