New York City seeks to ban big sodas from restaurants, food carts

New York City is set to ban the sale of large-size sodas and other sugary beverages in an effort to combat rising obesity rates, city officials said Thursday.

Texas woman killed after being hit by car in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA — A woman from Austin, TX was killed after being hit by a car while she was walking down Nicholson Drive.

Vacant Harket Heights home destroyed by early morning fire

An early morning fire destroys a house in Harker Heights. Fire officials say they received a call for help from the 2100 block of Modoc Drive around 2:02 a.m.

First private capsule to dock at space station begins return flight to Earth

(CNN) -- The first private capsule to dock at the International Space Station will return to Earth Thursday, nine days after it took off on its historic mission.

Shootings stun Seattle residents; gunman, 5 victims dead

(CNN) -- Seattle was reeling Thursday after a man killed five people in two shootings before turning the gun on himself.

Veterans Park is getting two synthetic turf fields

COLLEGE STATION -- Veterans Park in College Station is getting a face-lift thanks to a proposal passed unanimously by the city council.

Runoff election needed for Brazos Co. DA race

BRAZOS COUNTY -- Voters in Brazos County have to head back to the polls at the end of July for a run-off election because Jarvis Parsons narrowly missed winning the Brazos County district attorney race by a few hundred votes last night.

Mexia man charged with possession of child porn appears in court

MEXIA -- A Mexia man charged with possession of child pornography appeared before a U.S. magistrate today to determine whether a bond would be granted.

Local city holds water conservation meeting

WACO -- Today people in Waco got a splash of education on water conservation. A speaker at the Cottonwood Creek Golf Course hosted a training session in regards to evaporation rates and summer water usage.