Skype allows Southeast Texas soldier to share child's birth from 6,000 miles away

Beaumont, TX (KBMT) -- A Southeast Texas soldier Wednesday was able to share in the birth of his child thanks to Skype. Staff Sgt.

Minors can no longer use tanning salons

When she was 16, Cheri Huber considered her skin splotchy and pasty. She began to go to a tanning salon about three times a week.

Pedestrian struck, killed Thursday night in Belton

Belton police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a single vehicle crash Thursday night that left a pedestrian dead.

Local bank, Midway ISD join forces to launch innovative, Web-based financial literacy program for high school students

Central National Bank and Midway Independent School District have announced a new initiative to bring financial literacy education to Midway High School seniors—the Central National Bank Financial Scholars Program.

Vossloh to Open United States Rail Fastener Production Facility in Waco

Vossloh AG announces a United States production facility for Vossloh rail fastening system in McLennan County, Texas.

Fort Hood soldier dies in Thursday night collision

A two vehicle crash claimed the life of a motorcyclist Thursday night in Killeen.

TX game wardens prepare for Labor Day weekend

All available Texas game wardens will be patrolling the state’s public waters over the Labor Day weekend to make sure everyone who goes boating or fishing gets home safely.

Program to give some Cen-Tex veterans assistance with college

Central Texas veterans who are choosing to attend school will soon be receiving help from the Department of Veteran Affairs.

No federal challenge to pot legalization in two states

The Justice Department said it won't challenge state laws that legalize marijuana and will focus federal enforcement on serious trafficking cases and keeping the drug away from children. Attorney General Eric Holder, in a conference call Thursday

Arizona girl, 6, killed in joyride with brother, 8, at the wheel

A 6-year-old girl has died after her 8-year-old brother took her on a joyride in their mother's car and crashed Wednesday night in South Phoenix, police said. The children's mother believed they had been kidnapped when she discovered they were mi