GPS tracker helps CSPD catch car thief

A GPS device helped College Station Police catch a man who they say stole a car at gunpoint in Houston Thursday morning.

Death Penalty Fast Facts

 Here's a look at what you need to know about the death penalty in the United States. Facts: Capital punishment is legal in 32 U.S. states. Approximately 3,125 inmates in 35 states are awaiting execution.

Spanish Citizen Police Academy Alumni to hold garage sale

The Bryan Police Department's Spanish Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association is having a Garage Sale Fundraiser to raise funds for the Spanish Citizen Police Academy classes.

Son of fallen West firefighter trying to rebuild local park

On April 17th, the fertilizer blast in West claimed the lives of ten first responders. One of them was Joey Pustejovsky, who left behind his son, Parker, who is doing his part to rebuild the town.

Waco credit union robbery suspect now in custody

The man police say is responsible for robbing the Waco CT Credit Union on July 8 is now in custody.

POLICE: 8 people held captive in Houston, some for as many as 10 years

According to CNN, eight people have been held captive in a north Houston home, and some for as many as 10 years, police said Friday.

GRAPHIC WARNING: MA police photographer releases photos of Boston bomber surrendering to police

The backlash over Rolling Stone's cover photo of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev led to the release of new photos of his capture Thursday, images a police photographer said show "the real Boston bomber."

McLennan County passes new county-wide smoking restrictions

McLennan County officials say they're finally "catching up with the curve", as they unanimously approved new smoking restrictions this week.  

Extraordinary dog helps put child predators behind bars

One special dog is helping detectives in Tangipahoa Parish put child predators behind bars. Hayward the dog comes to work every day at the Child Advocacy Center in Hammond to do one important job.

All the world's gold came from collisions of dead stars, scientists say

All that glitters is not gold, they say. But all the gold in the world may come from astronomical events that send a lot of high-energy light out in space. Researchers have new evidence that gold comes from the collision of neutron stars.