NASCAR driver inspires others to 'never give up'

Standing on top of the No. 55 Aarons Dream Machine in victory lane, his fists pumping and the confetti flying, Brian Vickers wasn't just celebrating a victory. He wasn't just celebrating breaking a long losing streak.

John Kerry's praise for Bashar al-Assad on chemical weapons destruction raises eyebrows

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- It was unusually positive language for a top U.S. official speaking about the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but there was Secretary of State John Kerry giving the Syrian leader a pat on the back.

What it takes to grow a massive prize-winning pumpkin

It's the time of the year when pumpkins are all the rage. The biggier and heavier, all the more to brag about. Across the country, growers trot out their lovingly grown monster pumpkins.

Syria: Chemical weapons team faces many dangers, says U.N. chief Ban

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said in a letter to the U.N.

Wanted man in custody after two-day manhunt ends with tracking dogs

A wanted Central Texas man is now in custody after leading local police on his second manhunt of the year. Teddie Davenport, 45, was found by tracking dogs behind a home in Teague Tuesday afternoon.

Former Bryan Independent School District employee arrested for indecency with a child

A former Bryan Independent School District janitor is accused of inappropriately touching female students while giving them hugs.

Killeen man facing felony charge after 4-hour standoff

A Killeen man is in the Bell County Jail after a four-hour standoff ended on Saturday morning.

Robbers force their way inside College Station apartment

In College Station a man is robbed inside his own apartment and now police are looking for the men they say are responsible.

Second suspect arrested in Gateway Express Mart robbery

A second man is behind bars for brutally beating a gas station employee unconscious before robbing the store. Thanks to some anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers, 18-year-old Jordan Krob, was arrested for aggravated robbery.

SpaceX taking advantage of amazing weather

The weather outside lately has been amazing, and it is perfect conditions for SpaceX, who was busy over the weekend. The private space exploration company said longer tests will last until Tuesday night.