Convicted Killeen murderer pleads guilty to second murder

A Killeen man, who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for murder on April 4, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a second murder charge.

Arias to speak to the jury deciding whether she lives or dies

Whether Jodi Arias lives or dies is now in the hands of a jury. She will address its members directly Tuesday morning. Arias said earlier this month that she would rather die than endure a lifetime behind bars.

DPS increases patrols for Memorial Day weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe.

Special Olympics 'Torch Run' to pass through BCS on Wednesday

The Gulf Coast leg of the Texas Law Enforcement Torch Run will be coming through Bryan/College Station on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. The group of Law Enforcement hopes to raise awareness for the Special Olympics program.

18-year-old invents faster way to recharge cell phone batteries

A tiny device that can recharge cell phone batteries in as little as 30 seconds won 18-year-old Eesha Khare a major science award that will help fund her college education at Harvard University. Khare traveled from her California home to Phoenix l

Two arrested after 22-month-old girl found home alone in Kirbyville

KIRBYVILLE (KBMT) -- A spokesperson for the Jasper County Sheriff's Office told 12News that deputies are working to find out why a baby was left alone inside a home located on County Road 421 in Kirbyville.

Justice Department tracked Fox News reporter's e-mail, movements

Justice Department officials investigating a leak of secret government information tracked the personal e-mails, phone calls and physical movements of a reporter for the Fox News Channel, according to a report Monday in the Washington Post.

Boys with ADHD may become obese adults

Boys with ADHD may be at risk for obesity later in life, according to a new study - which, if confirmed in larger studies, may have implications for more than 4 million kids in the United States living with the disorder.

White House chief of staff knew of IRS report before its release

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- New details emerged of what the White House knew about the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups, with spokesman Jay Carney disclosing Chief of Staff Denis McDonough was among the top officials made aware

Death toll in in Indonesia tunnel collapse rises to 21

JAKARTA, Indonesia (CNN) -- The death toll from a tunnel collapse last week at an underground mine training facility in Indonesia has risen to 21 after emergency workers recovered more bodies from the rubble, the mining company said Tuesday.