REPORT: DEA sees rise in abuse of prescription drugs, K2 use

The 2013 National Drug Threat Assessment (NDTA) Summary addresses emerging developments related to the trafficking and use of primary illicit substances of abuse and the nonmedical use of controlled prescription drugs (CPDs).

Baylor loses LT to season-ending surgery; Signs point to former Kilgore Bulldog to fill shoes

According to Craig Smoak of ESPN Central Texas, Baylor starting left tackle Spencer Drango is done for the season and will undergo back surgery, Tuesday.

Waco Police looking for suspect(s) in vehicle theft, capital murder

Waco Police believe that a vehicle theft may have lead to an attempted capital murder. Monday evening at 7:54 p.m. in the 1700 block of North 17th Street police were called to what they believed was an auto/pedestrian accident.

Students to host 'Catch an Illegal Immigrant' game on campus

A conservative student group at the University of Texas in Austin is organizing an event Wednesday called "Catch an Illegal Immigrant," where participants will be rewarded with $25 gift cards for "catching" students wearing

Brazil city battles domestic abuse with mobile panic button

VITORIA, Brazil (CNN) -- Jaina Maria never enters the studio in the pretty second-floor apartment she used to share with her husband. Behind the door, which she now keeps locked, is the room where she says her husband beat her, time and time again

Midwesterners try to recover after string of deadly tornadoes

WASHINGTON, Illinois (CNN) -- Now the long, arduous road to recovery begins. Hundreds of families in the Midwest must find a way to rebuild their lives after 76 reported tornadoes destroyed almost everything they had.

Family's plastic prehistoric pals are dino-mite!

Watch out, Elf on the Shelf.

Blasts near Iranian Embassy kill 23 in Beirut; Sunni group claims responsibility

BEIRUT, Lebanon (CNN) -- A radical Sunni group has claimed responsibility for bombings that killed nearly two dozen people outside the Iranian Embassy in southern Beirut.

Google to remove Maps image of slain teen

Google says it will replace a Google Maps image after a California father said it shows the body of his teen-age son, who was shot to death in 2009. Jose Barrera, of Richmond, California, said he discovered the image, visible on Google Maps' satel

Yes, there's a Butterball shortage; no, you do not need to panic

If it's mid-November, there must be some sort of panic-inducing announcement about the shortage of a Thanksgiving dinner staple. In years past, pumpkin pie filling has been locus of the upset.