New trial ordered for Florida woman in warning-shot case

An appellate court on Thursday ordered a new trial for a Florida woman who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a gun to scare off her allegedly abusive husband, ruling that a jury was improperly instructed on self-defense. Marissa Alexa

Dog saves family from burning home

Dallas, TX (KDAF) -- They say a dog is a man's best friend. Mommy's relationship with her owners is a textbook example of that statement. What would you do for your best friends? Mommy saved their lives.

Philly priest accused of raping altar boy

A Philadelphia priest who narrowly escaped prosecution during a recent clergy abuse scandal that rocked the city's archdiocese has been arrested on charges that include raping an altar boy. In a grand jury presentation in 2005, the Philadelphia Di

Scientists create light-matter like Darth Vader's lightsaber

A beam of light is supposed to shine off into infinity, but when Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker whip out their lightsabers for some spark-flying action, the light blades extrude like stick deodorant and then just stop. It's like they're sticks of

NSA: Some used spying power to snoop on lovers

The National Security Agency's internal watchdog detailed a dozen instances in the past decade in which its employees intentionally misused the agency's surveillance power, in some cases to snoop on their love interests.

Obamacare: Your guide to health insurance terms

If you don't know what all those health insurance buzz-words like "co-pay" and "premium" mean, you're not alone.

Detroit to get $300 million in federal help

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Detroit will get some federal help in dealing with the largest municipal bankruptcy in the nation's history. Several Obama administration cabinet secretaries were due in town Friday with more than $300 million in federal aid

Hill Co. Sheriff says patience, teamwork dissolved 8-hr standoff

The Hill County Sheriff attributes patience and teamwork to dissolving an 8-hour standoff earlier this week.

Robinson residents debating $21M ISD bond

Some concerns over raised taxes were brought up in a Robinson ISD bond proposal meeting Wednesday night.

Waco PD on the lookout for teen missing since September 1

Detectives with the Waco Police Departme are working a missing erson case reported on September 1, 2013.