McLennan County commissioners select new jail vendor

On April 30, 2013, the McLennan County Commissioners Court was fortunate to have received two very competitive offers in response to our RFP for Operation and Management of the Jack Harwell and Downtown Jail Facilities.

TX mom fights robber, runs him over with car

A robbery victim in Texas turns the tables on her attacker. Police say a man armed with a knife hid inside the woman's van. The mother fought back and nd sent the armed robber to the hospital.

Dallas Cowboys give time to kids of West

More than 100 kids from West attended a football clinic today on Baylor’s campus to get some good pointers, but more importantly, to take a break from the recent tragedy and meet a local cowboy- a Dallas Cowboy that is.

GM recalling 194,000 SUVs

The vehicles being recalled are 2006 model year Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL SUVs and 2006 and 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier, SAAB 9-7x, and Isuzu Ascender SUVs.

Poll: Obama approval falls amid controversies

President Barack Obama's approval rating dropped eight percentage points over the past month, to 45%, the president's lowest rating in more than a year and a half, according to a new national poll.

Sen. Cruz fights for religious freedom, domestic military bases, strong national missile defense

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) last week participated in the Senate Armed Services Committee’s consideration of the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). He introduced three amendments that were adopted by the committee.

Waco dispatchers, call-takers receive recognition

Dispatchers/Call-Takers that fielded the numerous calls and handled all the radio traffic the night of the West Explosion are receiving National recognition.

Citizens Police Academy taking applications

The Killeen Police Department will be hosting its 35th Citizen’s Police Academy with classes beginning on August 19th, 2013 and continuing through November 4th, 2013.

Representative Dan Flynn calls for additional tax relief

In a letter to Governor Rick Perry, State Representative Dan Flynn (R-Van) joined 29 of his fellow colleagues in a request to add significant franchise tax rate relief to the call of the first special session of the Texas Legislature.

After five infants die in recliner, maker settles with feds

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The deaths of five infants and dozens of injuries or falls have led federal regulators to stop the sales of a popular baby recliner.