Obama says Martin's death a tragedy, asks nation to respect call for calm

 President Barack Obama called on Sunday for "calm reflection" following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

Perry defends strict abortion law in Texas

The bill placing new curbs on abortion that passed the Texas legislature last week isn't anti-women, Gov. Rick Perry argued Sunday.

Attorney General Greg Abbott launches campaign for governor

Declaring that he both literally and figuratively has a spine of steel, Attorney General Greg Abbott announced his candidacy for governor Sunday.

Motorcyclist dead in multiple vehicle crash

One person is dead after a fatal motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon. Killeen Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened near the intersection of Stan Schlueter Loop and South Fort Hood Road around 3:30 p.m.

J.K. Rowling revealed as secret author of crime novel

"Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling donned an invisibility cloak of her own for her new novel.

West Nile Virus Fast Facts

West Nile virus is an illness spread by infected mosquitoes. More than 1,400 people have died of West Nile virus in the U.S., since it was first detected in New York City in 1999.

Saturday night shooting leaves one officer dead

Killeen Police Department received a 911 call at 11:40 p.m. last night about a man causing a disturbance in the pool area of the Grandon Manor Apartments in the 1600 block of Grandon Drive.

'Glee' star Cory Monteith found dead in hotel in Canada

Cory Monteith, who played heart throb Finn Hudson in the Fox hit "Glee," was found dead in a Vancouver, Canada, hotel room Saturday, police said. He was 31.

Illinois governor jabs Perry's 'favorite subject'

Roommates can be the worst. Take it from Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, who on Sunday relayed his experience bunking with Gov. Rick Perry of Texas.

NAACP talking to Justice Department about Zimmerman case

Leaders at the nation's oldest civil rights organization have spoken with senior members of U.S.