“Be a Hero...ADOPT!” Hero selected

LEANDER, TEXAS (January 24, 2012) - Texas Humane Heroes (formerly known as the Humane Society of Williamson County) elects the Jim and Betty Harris as its featured Heroes for 1st Quarter 2013.

New judge in Hasan trial gets things rolling

Col. Tara Osborn, presiding judge in the U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan case, has set the next dates for a pretrial hearing in the court-martial from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1.

Second ETX school district to allow select staff to carry concealed handguns

Authorities with Van ISD tell KETK, they have taken the steps toward allowing select staff members to carry concealed handguns on campus in order to protect the students.

KPD investigating drugging, abduction of Killeen woman who wakes up in New Braunfels

Killeen Police Department is releasing very little details about a report that a woman was abducted from her job, drugged, and taken to New Braunfels.

American who aided Mumbai terror attack to be sentenced in federal court

(CNN) -- He grew up a child of two nations -- the United States and Pakistan -- with a parent from each. He was born Daood Gilani, the son of a prominent Pakistani broadcaster, but in 2006 he changed his name to David Headley. On Thursday morni

Hate crimes alleged in holding of captives in Philly boiler room

PHILADELPHIA (CNN) -- Four adults imprisoned in a dark Philadelphia boiler room, beaten and underfed, were confined like zoo animals, federal prosecutors said Wednesday in announcing a 196-count indictment against their alleged captors. The litany

Johnson says he should not have 'speculated' about Clinton's emotional moments

(CNN) -- Sen. Ron Johnson on Thursday said he went a bit too far in speculating about the reason behind Hillary Clinton's tears during her Senate testimony on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya.

John Kerry faces hearing for secretary of state post, armed with bipartisan support

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Nine years after his presidential bid ended in defeat, John Kerry's political career could take a major turn Thursday during his hearing to become the next secretary of state.

GOP chief plans major overhaul to party

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The chair, perhaps the most famous chair in political history, stands in the office of a large, nondescript cement building just a stone's throw away from the U.S. Capitol.

Broken limbs, torn lives in northern Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (CNN) -- There's no shortage of harrowing stories of life under Islamist militants in northern Mali. Public floggings for smoking a cigarette. Brutal beatings for working as a radio journalist. Broken limbs. Broken hearts.