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.

Road closures in College Station

COLLEGE STATION -- Heads up drivers. To avoid a traffic nightmare, stay away from Reatta Lane and Barron Road in College Station. They are both closed to begin a road improvement project on the streets.

Man drowns while swimming at Welch Park

SOMERVILLE -- A family is in mourning tonight after a Hempstead man drowned at Welch Park Sunday. This is the fourth drowning this year at Lake Somerville.

The summer heat and drought has affects on trees

COLLEGE STATION -- As this drought continues, you've probably noticed the changes in the grass and ground but what about the trees? Even if you don't notice it, the trees are suffering right now just like everything else.

Abdo first appearance in Federal Court a memorable one

WACO -- In his first court appearance, he made it a memorable one.