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

Sources: Intercepts show top Syrians preparing for chemical attack, discussing afterward

CNN has learned new details about what is contained in the U.S. intelligence assessment that alleges the Syrian regime was behind a deadly chemical weapons attack outside Damascus, Syria, last week. According to senior U.S.

Prosecutors weigh appeal of 30-day rape sentence in Montana

Prosecutors in Billings, Montana are looking for legal standing to fight a 30-day sentence handed down to a teacher who admitted to raping his 14-year-old student. The girl later took her own life. "This case is very important.

Some evacuations lifted as firefighters in California battle Rim Fire near Yosemite

It was a rare bright spot on an otherwise hazy, smoke-filled horizon. As firefighters worked to get a grip on one of the largest wildfires in California's history, an evacuation advisory was lifted Thursday for residents in Tuolumne City, a pictur

U.S. Hispanic population dispersing but still anchored in 3 states

The American Hispanic population is dispersing across the country, but is still anchored mainly in three states, according to a new study released Thursday. More than half the U.S.

Compromise settles Florida school district's short-skirt flap

A compromise is putting rah, rah, rah back in place of no, no, no at a Florida school that had banned cheerleader skirts administrators said were too revealing for the classroom. The decision to prohibit cheerleader skirts during classroom hours h

Oil rig explodes in south TX

Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a oil rig explosion near Victoria, Texas.

Bryan sees major growth in hotel occupancy tax

It's the calm before the storm as Raelyn Skelton, assistant general manager of the Bryan Best Western Premier, prepares for a busy upcoming football weekend.

CS traffic stop leads police on foot chase, three arrested

A routine traffic stop in College Station lands three people in jail all accused of burglary. Police say Eduardo Neiva-Orejuela, Richard Castillo-Rivas and Gloria Cardoza were pulled over Wednesday afternoon for speeding.

Belton gears up for annual warrant roundup, asks residents to check status

The warrant roundup season is upon us here in Texas. The city of Belton is kicking theirs off in just a few days.