MLK Blvd. struggles in Belton

Naming a street in Belton after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been a struggle for a group of church leaders who want to honor the historical figure.

Music never stopped for longest serving female

FORT HOOD, Texas - What makes a good military career? Many career soldiers might tell you they would be satisfied just doing 20 years and then retiring. Less than one percent of Americans serve in the military.

Waco police warn of new phone scam

Waco police are warning against the most recent phone scam targeting Central Texans.

Cold weather wreaks havoc on some Central Texas crops, hurts local economy

Cold weather is causing crops to die prematurely, in turn giving local farmers the blues. For farmers, crops are their livelihood, and damaged crops mean hindered income.

Officials: Cartels biggest threat to Texans

The Department of Public Safey has released the 2013 Texas Public Safety Threat Overview. The document is a state intelligence review that recognizes public safety threats to Texas.

Defense workers fret over 2-week furlough delay

WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) -- Furloughs are turning out to be a nail biter for Department of Defense federal workers.

Pope Francis to shun luxury papal apartment, for now

ROME (CNN) -- Pope Francis has decided not to move into the papal apartment used by Benedict XVI and others before him, preferring instead to stay in a simple suite at a Vatican hotel, a Vatican spokesman said. The papal apartment on the top floor

4-year-old boy found in New Jersey apartment with decomposing body

A 4-year-old boy was found alive but malnourished in a Union, New Jersey, apartment where police also discovered the decomposing body of a woman. Authorities revealed few details about the case, including whether the woman was the child's mother.

FBI investigates woman's death on cruise ship

The FBI is investigating the "suspicious" death of a woman on a cruise ship off the East Coast over the weekend.