McLennan sheriff's office escapes 'radio Armageddon', buys new equipment

The McLennan County Sheriff's Office says it's time to get with the times. To do so, they are upgrading "the lifelines of their department", which are their radios.

Texas state representative jailed for DWI

A local Texas State Representative is out on bond, busted on suspicion of drunk driving.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Advisory Council sponsor Sport Show and Safety Fair

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Heart of Texas Regional Advisory Council have teamed up to sponsor a "Get Outdoors" Sport Show and Safety Fair. The event will be held March 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and March 24 from 10 a.m.

Texas Attorney General Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee Vote Regarding Second Amendment Rights

AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement on the U.S.

Senate panel passes ban on assault-style weapons

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In a meeting rife with angry and emotional exchanges, the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a new ban on semiautomatic firearms modeled after military assault weapons.

Arizona woman's murder conviction, death sentence overturned

After 22 years on death row, Debra Milke is close to freedom.

Workers injured stage accident in Miami

An incident at a stage being set up for a weekend music festival injured at least two people in Miami on Thursday night.

Mother of teen shot by N.Y. police demands investigation

The mother of a Brooklyn teenager shot and killed by police demanded an investigation Thursday, saying he was "slaughtered" and that she wants to know why.

New York pushes NFL on discrimination due to sexual orientation

New York's attorney general wrote NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday, urging him to firmly state that potential players won't be discriminated against because of their sexual orientation.

After years of separation, 32-year-old man to be adopted

A boyhood wish is finally about to come true. But Maurice Griffin had to wait until he was a man for it to happen. At age 32, the California man is about to be adopted.