Westgate mall: Gunfire, explosion heard on 4th day of Nairobi siege

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNN) -- Sounds of heavy gunfire erupted from Nairobi's Westgate mall Tuesday, even as authorities said for the second day they had the building under their control.

Abducted son reunites with father after 13 years

It is a homecoming more than a decade in the making. A child, kidnapped in Florida in 2000, reunites with the father who never gave up searching for his son. "I think this is any parent's nightmare," said Det.

Squash is the answer to all your problems

How fantastic are fall and winter squash? They're packed to the gills with antioxidants, dietary fiber, Vitamin A and carotenes, fill you up for just a few calories, and can be prepared in approximately seventy billion ways, from sweet to savory.

Shutdown: Are Social Security payments at risk?

Many federal payments will be delayed indefinitely if the federal government shuts down next Monday night.

Biological dad returns 4-year-old Veronica to adoptive parents

The 4-year-old girl at the center of a lengthy, high-profile custody dispute between her Native American father and her adoptive parents has been returned to the couple, an attorney for the biological father said Monday. Earlier in the day, the Ok

I-35 road closures scheduled this week in Bell, McLennan Counties

Several area closures are planned this week, as TXDoT officials continue work on I-35 in McLennan and Bell Counties.

Man pleads guilty to July 2012 murder of ex-girlfriend

A McLennan County man has pleaded guilty to the July 2012 murder of his estranged girlfriend.

Body found in trunk of missing woman's abandoned vehicle

Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of an abandoned vehicle that belongs to a missing woman, which also turned out to have a body in the trunk.

Man arrested for weekend shooting at Bellmead hotel

Bellmead police have arrested a man they say is responsible for shooting at another man through the window of a Bellmead hotel room.

Group of thieves target A&M tailgaters

An Aggie fan looking to have a good time tailgating this weekend was woken up by thieves trying to steal his electronics.