Man arrested for Caldwell murder

A Caldwell man is facing murder charges after police say he killed a retired city worker. 37-year-old Nortoriss Deere is in the Burleson County Jail on a $500,000 bail for the murder of Bennie King.

Perry to announce political future on Monday

Rick Perry is inviting close friends and supporters to an event next Monday in San Antonio where he is expected to announce if he plans to seek an unprecedented fourth full term as Texas governor, CNN has learned.

Judge denies Nidal Hasan's request for continuance

A judge defines a major's request for a continuance. In a pretrial hearing in the case of U.S.. Major Nidal M. Hasan, Hasan asked Judge Osborn for a three day continuance based on a request for a new counsel.

Texas Most Wanted sex offender arrested in Dallas Friday

A Texas Most Wanted sex offender was arrested in Dallas.

West schools starting to be demolished

Demolition is underway in West, as crews work to take down destroyed school campuses belonging to West ISD.

Deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses rise sharply among women

"Prescription painkiller deaths have skyrocketed in women (6,600 in 2010), four times as many as died from cocaine and heroin combined,” said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H.

Texas ranks 11th in national road conditions, cost-effectiveness

Texas' state highway system is ranked 11th in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency in the latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

McLennan Co. J.P. under investigation for mileage reimbursement discrepencies

A McLennan County Justice of the Peace is under investigation for reported discrepancies with mileage reimbursement forms.

Fireworks ordinance will be heavily enforced July 4th

The City of Waco Fire Department encourages everyone to have a safe Independence Day, free of fires, by enjoying the professional fireworks display at the Fourth on the Brazos celebration at Indian Spring Park.

Missing Milam County man's body believed to be found

The search is over for a missing Milam County man after search crews recovered a body over the weekend, believed to be that of the missing man's.