ERCOT urges energy conservation

WACO -- There's no escaping the August heat or your energy bill. ERCOT  announced record breaking energy usage Tuesday with 65,790 Mega Watts.

Body found near local reservoir identified

BRUCEVILLE-EDDY -- A badly decomposed body found in a local wooded area last week has been identified through dental records. 35-year-old Kirk Kuykendall of Moody was reported missing on July 24.

Local mother, two kids killed in car crash identified

ELGIN -- A Salado woman and her two young children killed in a car accident near Elgin, have been identified.

DPS launches online version of Texas prescription drug monitoring program

At the urging of the 82nd Texas Legislature, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has developed a secure online prescription monitoring program, called Prescription Access in Texas (PAT), which provides controlled substance prescription

Struggling Richland Parish schools mired in controversy; white students can't transfer

Controversy is swirling around two Richland Parish elementary schools after parents received a note stating white children could not transfer from the struggling schools.

LA Tech mascot dead of heat stroke

Lousiana Tech's mascot, a bulldog named Tech XX, is dead, after a city-wide search that lasted for days.

Local mother found dead identified

BRUCEVILLE-EDDY -- The 60-year old woman found dead and wrapped in a blanket in Bruceville-Eddy has now been identified. Carol Jean Wagner was found badly decomposed by her son Monday night at her home on 108 Pinto.

Local man arrested for 44 grams of meth

WACO -- 415,000 dollars, that's what it'll cost one local man to get out of jail after police found more than 4,000 dollars worth of meth.

Low-income kids get free back-to-school shopping spree

WACO -- "It is really tough this year." Jeannie Grady's three grandkids are just a few of the 13 kids selected to get a free shopping spree to buy brand new school clothes.

ESPN films College GameDay commercial at A&M

COLLEGE STATION -- Last night Aggie fans got a chance to show everyone what the 12th Man is all about.