5.6 million urban trees die from drought, poses public safety hazard

WACO -- The trees that make up our city parks and shade our homes took a huge hit from the drought. According to a survey by the Texas Forest Service, an estimated 5.6 million trees in the lone star state are dead.

College Station babysitter arrested for endangering a child

COLLEGE STATION -- An intoxicated babysitter is arrested after officers say he fired a gun off inside the home and then lied about it.

Fourth suspect arrested in Bryan meth lab

BRYAN -- It's been several weeks since undercover cops busted a meth lab in Bryan but the investigation hasn't ended. Officers arrested a fourth person, Bobbi Jo Batten, who is also a resident of the home off Burt Street.

CS police look for suspect in weekend hit and run

COLLEGE STATION -- A car runs two College Station teens over, then flees the scene. Tonight, police are still looking for the person who did it.

How to defend yourself from any attacker

WACO -- From grip breaks, to slightly more complicated maneuvers, the young martial art of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu has one goal.

Waco ISD school board vote to close nine schools

WACO -- After a long six months the debate over campus closures and consolidations in Waco ISD has come to an end. Last night the school board voted in favor of Dr. Bonny Cain's final recommendation plan.

Bully prevention session offered free for parents

WACO -- Many of you have heard about the bullying epidemic happening across the country. Now Central Texas parents have an opportunity to learn how they can play a part in preventing it.

A&M looks to outsource facility jobs, workers speak out

COLLEGE STATION -- In an attempt to generate more revenue and improve efficiency at Texas A&M, Chancellor John Sharp, wants to outsource the University's facility services so today more than 700 of A&M's employees met to discuss

New weather system to help residents measure water needs

WACO -- It's called an "evapotranspiration tower". A weather system that measures rainfall, humidity, solar radiation and wind.

Bryan and College Station officers prepare to battle on the ice

BRYAN -- The seventh annual Broomball tournament between the Bryan and College Station police departments is one day away and the smack talking has already begun.