New York town's 'Firefighter of the Year' shot dead responding to blaze

Seven weeks ago, Michael Chiapperini was in Long Island, helping those suffering after Superstorm Sandy. Two weeks ago, he was named "Firefighter of the Year" for his department in his upstate New York town of Webster.

When the holidays turn depressing

When the holidays bring heartache instead of joy, I think they do so because they stand as an unforgiving yard stick against which we measure our losses and troubles.

'Irresistible' worker fired in Iowa: 'I don't think it's fair'

It may not be fair, but it's not illegal -- not in Iowa.

Down to the fiscal cliff wire, with no solution in sight

Call it a bigger, bolder version of the deadline-driven congressional stalemates over taxes and spending that have come to define Washington dysfunction of the past two years.

Avoiding airline delays and debacles

No one is immune to airline delays and cancellations, even if you're an aviation producer who just spent two days telling the story of how airlines try to keep planes flying on time.

Bethenny Frankel, husband Jason Hoppy split

Reality star Bethenny Frankel and her husband Jason Hoppy are parting ways. The couple, who would have been married for three years come March, have one daughter together.

B-CS tow companies say proposal jeopardizes their business

For some Central Texas businesses this holiday season is a little blue thanks to a contract bid proposal by both the city of College Station and Bryan to eliminate their tow truck rotation list.

Construction partner selected for Kyle Field redevelopment project

Chancellor John Sharp announced that Manhattan-Vaughn Construction has been selected as the construction partner for the redevelopment of Kyle Field at Texas A&M University.

CS man sentenced in drug-related robbery shooting

A College Station man accused of shooting Christopher Reeves after a robbery gone wrong will spend the next five years behind bars.

2 firefighters shot, killed while battling New York blaze

At least two firefighters died when they were shot at the scene of a blaze in upstate New York on Monday, police said. Two other firefighters were injured, police in Webster, New York, told reporters.