"Wake Up Waco!" initiative helps improve student attendance at Waco ISD

Dozens of students at Waco ISD are participating in a new attendance initiative, called "Wake Up Waco!".  

Former Collin Street Bakery comptroller indicted on claims that he stole nearly $17M

The former comptroller for a well-known Central Texas fruitcake company has now been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that he embezzled millions of dollars from the business over the course eight years.

Baylor gives tour of BRIC

The Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative, or BRIC, opened its doors earlier this year.

Local businesses prepping for busiest weekend of the year

It's the calm before the storm. This weekend more than 90,000 football fans are expected to descend on Bryan-College Station to see the biggest game of the year.

University officials looking for students selling Bama tickets

Tickets to the A&M vs. Bama game are a hot commodity.

REPORT: Man plotted to kill and eat children

A Boston-area man, who was planning to kidnap children, lock them in a basement dungeon, rape and eat them, should be imprisoned for at least 27 years, federal authorities said in court documents filed this week.

Man distributes nude videos of victim, charged with extortion

A man has been placed behind bars after he threatened a victim that he would distribute nude videos of her, then actually did distribute the aforementioned videos.

Texas roller coaster set to reopen after woman's death

The Texas Giant roller coaster is set to reopen this weekend, nearly two months after a woman plunged to her death on the ride. The roller coaster will reopen with new safety measures in place, Six Flags Over Texas said in a statement Tuesday, in

Rocket frog takes a flying leap

Frogggsss in spaaaccceee! Or frog, at least.

Official says CIA-funded weapons have begun to reach Syrian rebels; rebels deny receipt

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- CIA-funded weapons have begun flowing to Syrian rebels, a U.S. official told CNN. But opposition groups say they have yet to receive any.