18-wheeler knocks out multiple power lines on busy local street

WACO -- A busy street in Waco was shut down for hours today after a semi ran into multiple power lines knocking out power for several nearby businesses.

Local Mayor accused of sexually assaulting young girl remains in jail

NOLANVILLE -- New details released about a local mayor accused of sexually assaulting a young girl. Nolanville Mayor Charlie Stewart, Sr. remains in jail charged with aggravated sexual assault of a girl younger than 14.

3 of Texas most wanted fugitives captured in last week

The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that three of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders were captured within the last week.

More than 220,000 strollers recalled on evidence of strangulation risks

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of 223,000 popular strollers following the death of an infant eight years ago and the near strangulation of another in 2006.

DPS: Damaged front tire caused deadly pickup truck accident

A damaged front right tire caused the pickup truck accident in Texas that killed 15 people in the town of Goliad this week, authorities said Wednesday.

Cal Ripken's mother safe after abduction

The mother of baseball legend Cal Ripken Jr. was safe Wednesday after someone abducted her the day before, from her Maryland home investigators said.

What’s black and white and read all over?

What’s black and white and read all over? “The Texas Classic,” the new general-issue license plate released by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV).

“American Idol” Offers Hopefuls Three More Ways To Audition For Season 12

New “Nominate An Idol” Initiative And Online Auditions Begin Wednesday, August 1, At www.americanidol.com

What parents need to know when looking for child care

As the school year approaches and summer camps wrap up, many parents will start looking for other child care arrangements. Selecting the right daycare can be one of the more stressful decisions a parent will make.

DPS needs help locating fugitive that may be in the area

BRAZOS COUNTY -- The Texas Department of Public Safety, in partnership with the Office of the Governor, Texas Crime Stoppers program, identifies select fugitives and wanted sex offenders who pose the most significant threat to public safety in