Debate over NSA programs gets renewed attention amid terror threat

There's no proof that the current terror threats in the Middle East, North Africa and beyond were uncovered through a federal program that monitors domestic telephone data, Rep.

Paula Deen's extortionist signs plea agreement

A Georgia man accused of trying to extort Paula Deen by threatening to divulge "true and damning" information about the embattled celebrity chef has signed a plea agreement with federal prosecutors, court documents show. Thomas George Paculis, 62,

Bush undergoes heart procedure

Former President George W. Bush, 67, underwent a procedure Tuesday morning to have a stent placed in his heart one day after a blockage was discovered in an artery, according to a statement from his office.

Texas House Passes Transportation Legislation

This evening, the Texas House of Representatives passed two pivotal pieces of transportation legislation, HB1 and SJR1.

Nichols pleased with Legislature's passage of transportation funding bill

On August 5, 2013, the Texas Legislature passed the SJR 1, the bill that will create a constitutional amendment to dedicate up to 50 percent of all oil and gas severance taxes currently transferred to the Economic Stabilization Fund to the stat

David Dewhurst congratulations Texas legislature on Rainy Day Fund

Lt. Governor, David Dewhurst, congratulated the Texas Legislature for approving a plan to fund road construction while protecting a robust balance in the state's Economic Stabilization Fund, also known as the Rainy Day Fund.

Teenage ex-BF rams car into girlfriend's living room

A Bellmead teenager is facing a total of seven felony charges after he drove his car into a living room housing his ex-girlfriend and her three kids.

Four arrested for burglarizing vehicles in College Station

Four teens were arrested over the weekend for several car burglaries and College Station police believe they may be responsible for more in the area.

CenTX funeral home operator indicted for forgery, misappropriation

A Travis County Grand Jury indicted a Waco funeral home operator on misappropriation of funds, forgery, and theft charges.

Stripes convenience store opens first Waco location Monday

Stripes® Convenience Stores has opened its first Waco location. The Stripes Team officially kicked-off the new market entry with a Groundbreaking Celebration on April 16, at the 1801 S. New Road location.