Glimpse into battle over GOP's future

UNDATED — Governor’s races today in Virginia and New Jersey have been anticipated as barometers of next year’s midterm congressional elections. A U.S. House race in upstate New York may prove more meaningful.

Preacher sentenced to 50 years

WACO — William Frank Brown, the former pastor at Bellmeade Baptish Church in Bellmeade, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. The indicment alleges Brown assaulted the girl from 2005 to May 2007. Brown must serve 25 years before he is

Digital Images Released of Missing Madeleine McCann

British police have released new age-enhanced pictures of Madeleine McCann as part of a fresh appeal for information.

Bomb Disposal Hero Killed Days Before Afghan Leave

A British Army explosives specialist who became a legend by risking his life to defuse more than 60 Taliban roadside bombs was killed in Afghanistan during his final mission before he took leave, the Times of London reported Tuesday.

Abortion Clinic Director Quits After Watching Procedure

The former director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in southeast Texas says she had a "change of heart" after watching an abortion last month — and she quit her job and joined a pro-life group in praying outside the facility.

FBI agent no longer with organization

WACO — A former agent who shot and killed his neighbor's dog is no longer with the FBI. Authorities would not say if Leslie Ledger of Lorena, Texas resigned, retired or was fired from the FBI. Ledger pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charg

Tower of London Warders Accused of Bullying Female

Moira Cameron, the first woman to serve as yeoman warder at the Tower, was apparently isolated and harassed by resentful male colleagues, despite her long experience in the military.

Police Searching for Missing Florida Baby

Florida authorities were searching for a baby girl missing on the Panhandle on Monday.

Bears fall again

WACO — The Baylor Bears lost again Saturday to the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Floyd Casey Stadium. The Bears clawed back into the game after a 20-0 lead by the Huskers scoring 10 points.