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  • Water Main Break in McGregor Shuts Off Water, Residents Under Boil Water Notice

    Water Main Break in McGregor Shuts Off Water, Residents Under Boil Water Notice

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-08-19 16:49:39 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Residents in McGregor were without water after a water main break on Tuesday.It happened around midnight on Tuesday on 10th and Monroe Street.City crews worked through the night and into Tuesday morning to get the water back on. They were finally able to do so around 10 a.m. Tuesday.Residents were urged to boil their water for 24 hours due to safety precautions.More >>
    (KCEN) -- Residents in McGregor were without water after a water main break on Tuesday.It happened around midnight on Tuesday on 10th and Monroe Street.City crews worked through the night and into Tuesday morning to get the water back on. They were finally able to do so around 10 a.m. Tuesday.Residents were urged to boil their water for 24 hours due to safety precautions.More >>
  • 2 Calif. Students Arrested in Alleged School Shooting Plot

    2 Calif. Students Arrested in Alleged School Shooting Plot

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:39:20 GMT
    (USA Today) -- Police in South Pasadena, Calif., have arrested two students on suspicion of planning to kill three staff members and as many classmates as possible in a mass shooting at South Pasadena High School.Sgt. Brian Solinsky said in a statement that school officials became aware of suspicious behavior by the pair last week and contacted law enforcement authorities.Police said one of the students was arrested Monday without incident at his home, but the second, a male, allegedly tried ...More >>
    (USA Today) -- Police in South Pasadena, Calif., have arrested two students on suspicion of planning to kill three staff members and as many classmates as possible in a mass shooting at South Pasadena High School.Sgt. Brian Solinsky said in a statement that school officials became aware of suspicious behavior by the pair last week and contacted law enforcement authorities.Police said one of the students was arrested Monday without incident at his home, but the second, a male, allegedly tried ...More >>
  • The Most Honest City In America Is...

    The Most Honest City In America Is...

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:25:13 GMT
    Gosh, we're honest. And getting more so. Some 95% of people spread across 60 locations in 50 states, faced with a choice to be honest or not, paid their dollar at an honor-system street rack for Honest Tea this year.That's up from 92% last year in the same Honest Tea experiment in the U.S., dubbed the National Honesty Index.Honest Tea will release the survey Tuesday, but gave USA TODAY a first look. The results come at a time when honesty, particularly in accusations aim...More >>
    Gosh, we're honest. And getting more so. Some 95% of people spread across 60 locations in 50 states, faced with a choice to be honest or not, paid their dollar at an honor-system street rack for Honest Tea this year.That's up from 92% last year in the same Honest Tea experiment in the U.S., dubbed the National Honesty Index.Honest Tea will release the survey Tuesday, but gave USA TODAY a first look. The results come at a time when honesty, particularly in accusations aim...More >>
  • Texas Today Team Does Ice Bucket Challenge

    Texas Today Team Does Ice Bucket Challenge

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:03:20 GMT
    The Texas Today team accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday.On Friday, KCEN anchor Nikki Laurenzo and Sports Director Pierre Noujaim accepted the challenge from ESPN Central Texas. Once they accepted, they then challenged the Texas Today crew.The viral challenge, where people dump a bucket of ice water over their head, kicked off earlier this year, and is helping to raise awareness for ALS, known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Once completed, participants then challenge three others ...More >>
    The Texas Today team accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday.On Friday, KCEN anchor Nikki Laurenzo and Sports Director Pierre Noujaim accepted the challenge from ESPN Central Texas. Once they accepted, they then challenged the Texas Today crew.The viral challenge, where people dump a bucket of ice water over their head, kicked off earlier this year, and is helping to raise awareness for ALS, known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Once completed, participants then challenge three others ...More >>
  • Baylor Announces App for In-Game Replays on Mobile Devices

    Baylor Announces App for In-Game Replays on Mobile Devices

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:20:58 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Calling it the "first of its kind in college athletics," Baylor University and developers announced Monday a new mobile app for use during football games.Backed up by a new "robust" wi-fi network in the stadium, the app, called Baylor In-Game, will allow fans in the stands to watch instant replays from multiple angles on their mobile devices during the game.The app is available for download now, but the replays will only be available to people on the stadium's network at games.The d...More >>
    (KCEN) -- Calling it the "first of its kind in college athletics," Baylor University and developers announced Monday a new mobile app for use during football games.Backed up by a new "robust" wi-fi network in the stadium, the app, called Baylor In-Game, will allow fans in the stands to watch instant replays from multiple angles on their mobile devices during the game.The app is available for download now, but the replays will only be available to people on the stadium's network at games.The d...More >>
  • Baylor University’s McLane Stadium Features Extreme Networks Wi-Fi and Baylor In-Game App by YinzCam to Boost Fan Experience

    Baylor University’s McLane Stadium Features Extreme Networks Wi-Fi and Baylor In-Game App by YinzCam to Boost Fan Experience

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:20:05 GMT
    #BaylorInGame VIDEO DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE AT http://files.yinzcam.com/videos/baylor.mp4 WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2014) — Baylor University, Baylor Athletics, Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) and YinzCam today announced that the University's new $260 million on-campus McLane Stadium, with a capacity of 45,000, has been outfitted with a robust Wi-Fi network and custom mobile applications that will enhance the in-game fan experience like never before. Officials from Baylor, Extrem...More >>
    #BaylorInGame VIDEO DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE AT http://files.yinzcam.com/videos/baylor.mp4 WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2014) — Baylor University, Baylor Athletics, Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) and YinzCam today announced that the University's new $260 million on-campus McLane Stadium, with a capacity of 45,000, has been outfitted with a robust Wi-Fi network and custom mobile applications that will enhance the in-game fan experience like never before. Officials from Baylor, Extrem...More >>
  • Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Shot Six Times

    Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Shot Six Times

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-08-18 15:21:53 GMT
    FERGUSON, Mo. — A preliminary autopsy report shows that Michael Brown was shot at least six times including twice in the head, a lawyer for the family said Monday.Benjamin Crump said all of the bullets entered from the front."It verifies the worst that the family thinks happened — that he was executed," Crump said. "It confirms what the witnesses said, that this was an execution. That's what the witnesses said from day one."He added that Brown, 18, had several wounds to his arms and a "kill s...More >>
    FERGUSON, Mo. — A preliminary autopsy report shows that Michael Brown was shot at least six times including twice in the head, a lawyer for the family said Monday.Benjamin Crump said all of the bullets entered from the front."It verifies the worst that the family thinks happened — that he was executed," Crump said. "It confirms what the witnesses said, that this was an execution. That's what the witnesses said from day one."He added that Brown, 18, had several wounds to his arms and a "kill s...More >>
  • Man Found in Reservoir Identified

    Man Found in Reservoir Identified

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:42:02 GMT
    (KCEN) -- The Mart man that was found has been identified.Sixty-one-year-old David Lee Connally was found dead in the Tradinghouse Creek Reservoir on Sunday morning.McLennan County Chief Deputy Matt Cawthon said officials were notified of Connally missing late on Saturday.There is no suspicion of foul play at this time.The body was sent to Dallas for autopsy.More >>
    (KCEN) -- The Mart man that was found has been identified.Sixty-one-year-old David Lee Connally was found dead in the Tradinghouse Creek Reservoir on Sunday morning.McLennan County Chief Deputy Matt Cawthon said officials were notified of Connally missing late on Saturday.There is no suspicion of foul play at this time.The body was sent to Dallas for autopsy.More >>
  • Second Positive Case of West Nile Confirmed in Central Texas

    Second Positive Case of West Nile Confirmed in Central Texas

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:20:06 GMT
     The second positive case of West Nile Virus in 2014 has been confirmed in Central Texas.Mosquitoes collected by the Brazos County Health Department on August 5 tested positive for West Nile.The positive mosquito site was on May Street in Bryan.Here are some tips to prevent mosquito bites:• Drain standing water around the house, including tires, cans, flowerpots, rain gutters, buckets, wading pools, puddles, etc. Trim grass and shrubs and do not over water lawns and gardens.• Wear in...More >>
     The second positive case of West Nile Virus in 2014 has been confirmed in Central Texas.Mosquitoes collected by the Brazos County Health Department on August 5 tested positive for West Nile.The positive mosquito site was on May Street in Bryan.Here are some tips to prevent mosquito bites:• Drain standing water around the house, including tires, cans, flowerpots, rain gutters, buckets, wading pools, puddles, etc. Trim grass and shrubs and do not over water lawns and gardens.• Wear in...More >>
  • SeaWorld to Upgrade Killer Whale Habitats

    SeaWorld to Upgrade Killer Whale Habitats

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-08-15 16:59:11 GMT
    The amusement park company said it will double the size of the animals' habitats at its three parks. The first of the new killer whale exhibits will open to the public in San Diego in 2018.New habitats will roll out at its other two locations in Orlando, Florida and Austin, Texas will follow at some point after that.The move comes amid a backlash following the release of Blackfish, a documentary aired by CNN that examined SeaWorld's treatment of the animals in a heavily critical ligh...More >>
    The amusement park company said it will double the size of the animals' habitats at its three parks. The first of the new killer whale exhibits will open to the public in San Diego in 2018.New habitats will roll out at its other two locations in Orlando, Florida and Austin, Texas will follow at some point after that.The move comes amid a backlash following the release of Blackfish, a documentary aired by CNN that examined SeaWorld's treatment of the animals in a heavily critical ligh...More >>
  • Mom Arrested for Swearing in Front of Kids

    Mom Arrested for Swearing in Front of Kids

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-08-15 16:05:03 GMT
    Danielle Wolf was not having a good night at the Kroger grocery store in North Augusta, S.C., where she moved with her family just three weeks ago.She says her husband kept squishing the bread in their cart by putting frozen pizzas on top of it, and Wolf expressed her displeasure at the situation.That's when her night got really bad. A fellow shopper approached her and accused her of using the F-word in front of her kids."I'm like, 'When did I say this to my kids?'" Wolf tells ...More >>
    Danielle Wolf was not having a good night at the Kroger grocery store in North Augusta, S.C., where she moved with her family just three weeks ago.She says her husband kept squishing the bread in their cart by putting frozen pizzas on top of it, and Wolf expressed her displeasure at the situation.That's when her night got really bad. A fellow shopper approached her and accused her of using the F-word in front of her kids."I'm like, 'When did I say this to my kids?'" Wolf tells ...More >>
  • Europe Closes Lower on Reports of Russia Incursion Effects U.S. Markets

    Europe Closes Lower on Reports of Russia Incursion Effects U.S. Markets

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-08-15 15:43:41 GMT
    European stock markets pared some losses but closed down on Friday, after reports that Ukrainian troops had destroyed part of a military unit entering from Russia.More >>
    European stock markets pared some losses but closed down on Friday, after reports that Ukrainian troops had destroyed part of a military unit entering from Russia.More >>
  • Ferguson Police Name Officer in Michael Brown Shooting

    Ferguson Police Name Officer in Michael Brown Shooting

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-08-15 14:18:59 GMT
    Now we have a name.Darren Wilson is the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, police Chief Thomas Jackson told reporters Friday.He is a 6-year veteran with no disciplinary issues, Jackson said, declining to answer any questions about the officer.However, before naming him, Jackson spoke to CNN's Don Lemon and said the officer was "devastated" by what had happened."This is his community," Jackson said. "He never wanted any of this t...More >>
    Now we have a name.Darren Wilson is the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, police Chief Thomas Jackson told reporters Friday.He is a 6-year veteran with no disciplinary issues, Jackson said, declining to answer any questions about the officer.However, before naming him, Jackson spoke to CNN's Don Lemon and said the officer was "devastated" by what had happened."This is his community," Jackson said. "He never wanted any of this t...More >>
  • Witnesses To Michael Brown's Shooting Detail His Last Minutes

    Witnesses To Michael Brown's Shooting Detail His Last Minutes

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-08-14 15:42:29 GMT
    Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- While Michael Brown appeared to tussle with an officer before he was shot dead, he didn't enter the police cruiser as authorities claim he did, two witnesses told CNN.The women's accounts corroborate that of a previous witness, all three of whom said the officer fatally shot the unarmed teen.Police have said the black 18-year-old died in a dangerous struggle after trying to grab the officer's weapon. Not so, say the witnesses."It looked as if Michael was pushing of...More >>
    Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- While Michael Brown appeared to tussle with an officer before he was shot dead, he didn't enter the police cruiser as authorities claim he did, two witnesses told CNN.The women's accounts corroborate that of a previous witness, all three of whom said the officer fatally shot the unarmed teen.Police have said the black 18-year-old died in a dangerous struggle after trying to grab the officer's weapon. Not so, say the witnesses."It looked as if Michael was pushing of...More >>
  • This Might Be The New iPhone 6

    This Might Be The New iPhone 6

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-08-14 14:54:08 GMT

    New photos surface claimed to be of iPhone 6 shell.

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    New photos surface claimed to be of iPhone 6 shell.

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  • Strong Storms Shatter Records on Long Island, Cars Nearly Submerged

    Strong Storms Shatter Records on Long Island, Cars Nearly Submerged

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:48:46 GMT
     A historic storm system flooded cars, turned parking lots into lakes and smashed records on New York's Long Island, where one town got more than a foot of rain in just six hours on Wednesday. Flash-flood watches were in effect across New Englandas the dousing chugged east. The National Weather Service described the Long Island flooding as dangerous and life-threatening. The town of Islip, which had never recorded more than 7 inches of rain in a single day, reported almost 13 inc...More >>
     A historic storm system flooded cars, turned parking lots into lakes and smashed records on New York's Long Island, where one town got more than a foot of rain in just six hours on Wednesday. Flash-flood watches were in effect across New Englandas the dousing chugged east. The National Weather Service described the Long Island flooding as dangerous and life-threatening. The town of Islip, which had never recorded more than 7 inches of rain in a single day, reported almost 13 inc...More >>
  • About Your Employer's Health Plan ... Expect To Pay More

    About Your Employer's Health Plan ... Expect To Pay More

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:36:13 GMT
    Get ready to become a better health-care consumer. More >>
    Get ready to become a better health-care consumer. More >>
  • Job Openings Hit 4.7 Million in June, vs. 4.6 Million in May

    Job Openings Hit 4.7 Million in June, vs. 4.6 Million in May

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-08-12 14:40:48 GMT
    Job openings rose in June, hitting 4.7 million, up slightly from 4.6 million in the prior month. More >>
    Job openings rose in June, hitting 4.7 million, up slightly from 4.6 million in the prior month. More >>
  • Baylor University and Blinn College Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

    Baylor University and Blinn College Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 9:45 AM EDT2014-08-12 13:45:34 GMT
    Agreement will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions  More >>
    Agreement will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions  More >>
  • After Deadly Police Shooting, Violence And Uncertainty In Missouri Suburb

    After Deadly Police Shooting, Violence And Uncertainty In Missouri Suburb

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:06:54 GMT
    Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- The morning after a peaceful candlelight vigil for a teenager fatally shot by police disintegrated into violence and looting, the mayor of Ferguson, Missouri, called for calm."Obviously, the events of last night are not indicative of who we are," James Knowles said on CNN on Monday morning, adding that the chaos that erupted Sunday night in the St. Louis suburb was "not constructive" and was only "bringing down the community."A short time later, a crowd gathered in...More >>
    Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- The morning after a peaceful candlelight vigil for a teenager fatally shot by police disintegrated into violence and looting, the mayor of Ferguson, Missouri, called for calm."Obviously, the events of last night are not indicative of who we are," James Knowles said on CNN on Monday morning, adding that the chaos that erupted Sunday night in the St. Louis suburb was "not constructive" and was only "bringing down the community."A short time later, a crowd gathered in...More >>
  • Tony Stewart Faces Uncertain Future

    Tony Stewart Faces Uncertain Future

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-08-11 15:07:19 GMT
    For the second consecutive Sprint Cup season, Tony Stewart's future is unclear after missing the August race at Watkins Glen International.But unlike last season, when the three-time champion was certain to miss several races with a broken right leg, forecasting Stewart's comeback could be much trickier.Beyond the mental anguish that caused him to sit out Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at The Glen after his sprint car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. in a Saturday night race at Canandai...More >>
    For the second consecutive Sprint Cup season, Tony Stewart's future is unclear after missing the August race at Watkins Glen International.But unlike last season, when the three-time champion was certain to miss several races with a broken right leg, forecasting Stewart's comeback could be much trickier.Beyond the mental anguish that caused him to sit out Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at The Glen after his sprint car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. in a Saturday night race at Canandai...More >>
  • Ex-NBA Star Yao Ming Aims to Wean China Off Ivory and Shark Fins

    Ex-NBA Star Yao Ming Aims to Wean China Off Ivory and Shark Fins

    Monday, August 11 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-08-11 14:46:40 GMT
    BEIJING – Former NBA all-star center Yao Ming is now dishing out assists to much wilder targets. After retiring from the Houston Rockets in 2011, Yao returned to China and set out to end his homeland's traditional appetite for endangered and threatened animal products. As an ambassador for international conservation organization WildAid, Yao has campaigned to persuade his countrymen to give up the key ingredient in one of their traditional delicacies: shark–fin soup. The “I'm FINished with Fi...More >>
    BEIJING – Former NBA all-star center Yao Ming is now dishing out assists to much wilder targets. After retiring from the Houston Rockets in 2011, Yao returned to China and set out to end his homeland's traditional appetite for endangered and threatened animal products. As an ambassador for international conservation organization WildAid, Yao has campaigned to persuade his countrymen to give up the key ingredient in one of their traditional delicacies: shark–fin soup. The “I'm FINished with Fi...More >>
  • Super Bear Marc Faber: A 'Rebound Is Underway'

    Super Bear Marc Faber: A 'Rebound Is Underway'

    Monday, August 11 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-08-11 13:58:26 GMT
    Perennial bear Marc Faber said Monday that markets have recovered from a "fully oversold" condition and a rebound in stocks was now underway, but warned that new highs in equities were unlikely. Faber, editor of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report, told CNBC if new highs were reached, it would a result in just a "limited number of shares making new highs". "We had a significant correction in many shares, and as of [the] Thursday night close, th...More >>
    Perennial bear Marc Faber said Monday that markets have recovered from a "fully oversold" condition and a rebound in stocks was now underway, but warned that new highs in equities were unlikely. Faber, editor of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report, told CNBC if new highs were reached, it would a result in just a "limited number of shares making new highs". "We had a significant correction in many shares, and as of [the] Thursday night close, th...More >>
  • UPDATE: Waco Man Receives Only Minor Injuries After Falling 50-60 Feet Off Cliff

    UPDATE: Waco Man Receives Only Minor Injuries After Falling 50-60 Feet Off Cliff

    Friday, August 8 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-08-08 22:24:16 GMT
    Police are at Cameron Park where there were reports of a man falling off a cliff. More >>
    Police are at Cameron Park where there were reports of a man falling off a cliff. More >>
  • Police Looking For Bellmead Man That Assaults Wife, Sets Home On Fire

    Police Looking For Bellmead Man That Assaults Wife, Sets Home On Fire

    Friday, August 8 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-08-08 16:15:55 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Police are looking for a Bellmead man that assaulted his wife, threatened to kill her and then set their house on fire.It all happened early Friday morning.Bellmead Police received a call at 12:58 a.m. regarding assault family violence.When they arrived, police found flames coming from the house.Police say the victim stated that her husband physically assaulted her, threatened to kill her and burn their house down.Fire crews were able to extinguish the fire, but there was extensive ...More >>
    (KCEN) -- Police are looking for a Bellmead man that assaulted his wife, threatened to kill her and then set their house on fire.It all happened early Friday morning.Bellmead Police received a call at 12:58 a.m. regarding assault family violence.When they arrived, police found flames coming from the house.Police say the victim stated that her husband physically assaulted her, threatened to kill her and burn their house down.Fire crews were able to extinguish the fire, but there was extensive ...More >>
  • UPDATE: Suspect Surrenders After Standoff In Killeen

    UPDATE: Suspect Surrenders After Standoff In Killeen

    Friday, August 8 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-08 14:21:16 GMT
    Police are currently working a standoff situation in Killeen...More >>
    Police are currently working a standoff situation in Killeen...More >>
  • UPDATE: Two Toddlers Rescued On Local Highway, Mother And Grandmother Arrested

    UPDATE: Two Toddlers Rescued On Local Highway, Mother And Grandmother Arrested

    Thursday, August 7 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-07 21:04:20 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Two toddlers were rescued after being nearly hit on a Cameron road on Tuesday afternoon.On Tuesday at 12:09 p.m., the Cameron Police received a call of two two-year-olds running down the inside lane of the 900 block of U.S. 190.Police say that there was no adult in sight.Traffic was dodging the children on the highway. According to a witness, an 18-wheeler locked its brakes and missed the children by less than a foot.James Blair Jr. witnessed the near miss and immediately ran into t...More >>
    (KCEN) -- Two toddlers were rescued after being nearly hit on a Cameron road on Tuesday afternoon.On Tuesday at 12:09 p.m., the Cameron Police received a call of two two-year-olds running down the inside lane of the 900 block of U.S. 190.Police say that there was no adult in sight.Traffic was dodging the children on the highway. According to a witness, an 18-wheeler locked its brakes and missed the children by less than a foot.James Blair Jr. witnessed the near miss and immediately ran into t...More >>
  • Revision Made to Proposed Plant Regulations

    Revision Made to Proposed Plant Regulations

    Thursday, August 7 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-08-07 15:26:34 GMT
     Making sure a disaster like the West fertilizer plant explosion never happens again, that's the goal of the Texas House's Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee.Last month a bill was introduced that would bring sweeping changes to Texas, but after push back from Republicans, revisions have been made.This new draft calls for the creation of an advisory panel to make safety recommendations for the state, specifically regarding the storage of ammonium nitrate.The panel will feat...More >>
     Making sure a disaster like the West fertilizer plant explosion never happens again, that's the goal of the Texas House's Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee.Last month a bill was introduced that would bring sweeping changes to Texas, but after push back from Republicans, revisions have been made.This new draft calls for the creation of an advisory panel to make safety recommendations for the state, specifically regarding the storage of ammonium nitrate.The panel will feat...More >>
  • Body Found In House Fire Sent For ID

    Body Found In House Fire Sent For ID

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-08-07 14:54:56 GMT
    Officials are looking to identify a person killed in a house fire on Wednesday.On Wednesday, officials received a call about a house fire between Whitney and White Bluff.A deputy arrived to the house and found the home fully engulfed in flames.Officials say a body was spotted in the rear of the house.Hill County Sheriff's Department said Thursday that the body has now been seen to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner for an ID.Police say that due to reports from the scene, arson is s...More >>
    Officials are looking to identify a person killed in a house fire on Wednesday.On Wednesday, officials received a call about a house fire between Whitney and White Bluff.A deputy arrived to the house and found the home fully engulfed in flames.Officials say a body was spotted in the rear of the house.Hill County Sheriff's Department said Thursday that the body has now been seen to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner for an ID.Police say that due to reports from the scene, arson is s...More >>
  • US Claims Tumble Below 300K; 4-Week Average Hits Lowest Since 2006

    US Claims Tumble Below 300K; 4-Week Average Hits Lowest Since 2006

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-08-07 14:08:51 GMT
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further strengthening of labor market conditions.Initial claims for state unemployment benefits decreased by 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 289,000 for the week ended Aug. 2, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The prior week's claims were revised to show 1,000 more applications received than previously reported. Economists po...More >>
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further strengthening of labor market conditions.Initial claims for state unemployment benefits decreased by 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 289,000 for the week ended Aug. 2, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The prior week's claims were revised to show 1,000 more applications received than previously reported. Economists po...More >>
  • Baylor Student Out Of ICU, Listed As Fair Condition

    Baylor Student Out Of ICU, Listed As Fair Condition

    Thursday, August 7 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-08-07 13:52:59 GMT
    Megan Taylor Ritzi is now out of ICU and is listed in fair condition..More >>
    Megan Taylor Ritzi is now out of ICU and is listed in fair condition..More >>
  • Over A Pound Of Heroin Found In Central Texas Traffic Stop

    Over A Pound Of Heroin Found In Central Texas Traffic Stop

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-08-06 15:52:42 GMT
    A San Antonio woman is in jail after being caught with a pound of heroin in McLennan County.Thirty-seven-year-old Melissa Williams was pulled over for speeding in Bruceville-Eddy on Monday. When cops approached the car, they say there was a strong smell of marijuana coming from it.Williams and a passenger both confessed to having weed and paraphernalia that included a crack pipe. A K9 dog then alerted officers who searched the car and found over a pound of heroin with a street value...More >>
    A San Antonio woman is in jail after being caught with a pound of heroin in McLennan County.Thirty-seven-year-old Melissa Williams was pulled over for speeding in Bruceville-Eddy on Monday. When cops approached the car, they say there was a strong smell of marijuana coming from it.Williams and a passenger both confessed to having weed and paraphernalia that included a crack pipe. A K9 dog then alerted officers who searched the car and found over a pound of heroin with a street value...More >>
  • America's Fed Up: Obama Approval Rating Hits All-Time Low, Poll Shows

    America's Fed Up: Obama Approval Rating Hits All-Time Low, Poll Shows

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-08-06 13:58:27 GMT
    Two words sum up the mood of the nation: Fed up. Six in 10 Americans are dissatisfied with the state of the U.S. economy, more than 70 percent believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, and nearly 80 percent are down on the country’s political system, according to the latest NBC News / Wall Street Journal poll. The frustration carries over to the nation’s political leaders, with President Barack Obama’s overall approval rating hitting a new low at 40 percent, and a mere 14 pe...More >>
    Two words sum up the mood of the nation: Fed up. Six in 10 Americans are dissatisfied with the state of the U.S. economy, more than 70 percent believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, and nearly 80 percent are down on the country’s political system, according to the latest NBC News / Wall Street Journal poll. The frustration carries over to the nation’s political leaders, with President Barack Obama’s overall approval rating hitting a new low at 40 percent, and a mere 14 pe...More >>
  • 2nd American Ebola patient arrives in U.S.

    2nd American Ebola patient arrives in U.S.

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-08-05 16:24:24 GMT
    A small plane carrying Nancy Writebol, the second American Ebola patient from Liberia, arrived in the United States Tuesday, making a brief refueling stop in Bangor, Me, en route to Atlanta and Emory University Hospital.The same plane, a Gulfstream jet specially outfitted with an isolation pod, brought the first American patient, 33-year-old physician Kent Brantly, to the medical center from Liberia on Saturday, WLBZ-TV reports. The plane was on the ground in Bangor for less th...More >>
    A small plane carrying Nancy Writebol, the second American Ebola patient from Liberia, arrived in the United States Tuesday, making a brief refueling stop in Bangor, Me, en route to Atlanta and Emory University Hospital.The same plane, a Gulfstream jet specially outfitted with an isolation pod, brought the first American patient, 33-year-old physician Kent Brantly, to the medical center from Liberia on Saturday, WLBZ-TV reports. The plane was on the ground in Bangor for less th...More >>
  • Poll: Only 3% of Voters Think Congress is Productive

    Poll: Only 3% of Voters Think Congress is Productive

    Monday, August 4 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-08-04 15:01:33 GMT
    Is the 113th Congress the least productive in modern history? According to a new poll, it appears that is what a strong majority of Americans believe...More >>
    Is the 113th Congress the least productive in modern history? According to a new poll, it appears that is what a strong majority of Americans believe...More >>
  • Obama Says CEOs Should Quit Complaining: Economist

    Obama Says CEOs Should Quit Complaining: Economist

    Monday, August 4 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-08-04 14:47:01 GMT
    President Barack Obama said corporate America has done well under his economic policies, telling the Economist magazine that chief executive officers should stop complaining about regulat...More >>
    President Barack Obama said corporate America has done well under his economic policies, telling the Economist magazine that chief executive officers should stop complaining about regulat...More >>
  • Waco Man Shot By Brother

    Waco Man Shot By Brother

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:01:17 GMT
    A Waco man was taken to the hospital after police say that he was shot by his brother.At 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Waco officers responded to a shooting in the 400 block of Rice.Officers found a man with injuries underneath the Herring Street bridge just a few blocks from the scene.After an investigation, police found that he had been hit at the home in the 400 block of Rice by pellets from a shotgun.Police were told that the man was at the house causing problems, so his brother fired...More >>
    A Waco man was taken to the hospital after police say that he was shot by his brother.At 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Waco officers responded to a shooting in the 400 block of Rice.Officers found a man with injuries underneath the Herring Street bridge just a few blocks from the scene.After an investigation, police found that he had been hit at the home in the 400 block of Rice by pellets from a shotgun.Police were told that the man was at the house causing problems, so his brother fired...More >>
  • US Jobless Claims Rise, But Recovery Expectations Are Undaunted

    US Jobless Claims Rise, But Recovery Expectations Are Undaunted

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:39:16 GMT
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend pointed to a continuing strengthening of labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 302,000 for the week ended July 26, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The prior week's claims were revised to show 5,000 fewer applications received than previously reported. ...More >>
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend pointed to a continuing strengthening of labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 302,000 for the week ended July 26, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The prior week's claims were revised to show 5,000 fewer applications received than previously reported. ...More >>
  • Early Morning Shooting Sends One Man to Hospital

    Early Morning Shooting Sends One Man to Hospital

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:00:41 GMT
    One person was taken to the hospital after being shot in Harker Heights early Thursday morning.More >>
    One person was taken to the hospital after being shot in Harker Heights early Thursday morning.More >>
  • US Growth Surges By 4 Percent After Frosty First Quarter

    US Growth Surges By 4 Percent After Frosty First Quarter

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:41:16 GMT
    U.S. economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter and the decline in output in the prior period was less steep than previously reported, which could bolster views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year. Gross domestic product expanded at a 4.0 percent annual rate as activity picked up broadly after shrinking at a revised 2.1 percent pace in the first quarter, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday. Th...More >>
    U.S. economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter and the decline in output in the prior period was less steep than previously reported, which could bolster views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year. Gross domestic product expanded at a 4.0 percent annual rate as activity picked up broadly after shrinking at a revised 2.1 percent pace in the first quarter, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday. Th...More >>
  • Heart Of Texas Goodwill Industries Hosts Job Fair In Temple & Killeen

    Heart Of Texas Goodwill Industries Hosts Job Fair In Temple & Killeen

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:03:22 GMT
    Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries would like to invite members of the Temple and Killeen areas to one of two job fairs they will be hosting this week. Anyone interested can come discuss a variety of job opportunities within Heart of Texas Goodwill and fill out an application and interview on the spot. The first event will take place Thursday, July 31st, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Heart of Texas Goodwill Temple Learning Center, located at 4108 South 31st Street in Temple, Texas. The second ...More >>
    Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries would like to invite members of the Temple and Killeen areas to one of two job fairs they will be hosting this week. Anyone interested can come discuss a variety of job opportunities within Heart of Texas Goodwill and fill out an application and interview on the spot. The first event will take place Thursday, July 31st, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Heart of Texas Goodwill Temple Learning Center, located at 4108 South 31st Street in Temple, Texas. The second ...More >>
  • Texas A&M Women's Basketball Announces 2014 Non-Conference Schedule

    Texas A&M Women's Basketball Announces 2014 Non-Conference Schedule

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:16:37 GMT
    COLLEGE STATION- Texas AM released its non-conference women’s basketball schedule today, which features games against nine postseason teams from 2013-14, including games against Duke, Texas, Washington and a 2014 Sweet 16 rematch with DePaul to open the season. “This is a top non-conference schedule, which along with the always-competitive SEC schedule, hopefully puts us to be in a strong position to reach the NCAA Tournament for the 10thstraight year, and to host first-and-second rounds for ...More >>
    COLLEGE STATION- Texas AM released its non-conference women’s basketball schedule today, which features games against nine postseason teams from 2013-14, including games against Duke, Texas, Washington and a 2014 Sweet 16 rematch with DePaul to open the season. “This is a top non-conference schedule, which along with the always-competitive SEC schedule, hopefully puts us to be in a strong position to reach the NCAA Tournament for the 10thstraight year, and to host first-and-second rounds for ...More >>
  • Holmes Places Third At World Junior Championships

    Holmes Places Third At World Junior Championships

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:00:48 GMT
    EUGENE, Ore. – Baylor track and field freshman TJ Holmes took third in the IAAF World Junior Championships 400-hurdle finals with a time of 50.07 Friday at Hayward Field. Holmes started strong, but faded down the stretch as Jamaica’s Jaheel Hyde (49.29) and Bahrain’s Ali Khamis (49.55) took first and second. To close out his season, Holmes ran an identical time to his fourth-place showing at the NCAA Championships in June. With Trayvon Bromell running the second leg, the United States’ 4x10...More >>
    EUGENE, Ore. – Baylor track and field freshman TJ Holmes took third in the IAAF World Junior Championships 400-hurdle finals with a time of 50.07 Friday at Hayward Field. Holmes started strong, but faded down the stretch as Jamaica’s Jaheel Hyde (49.29) and Bahrain’s Ali Khamis (49.55) took first and second. To close out his season, Holmes ran an identical time to his fourth-place showing at the NCAA Championships in June. With Trayvon Bromell running the second leg, the United States’ 4x10...More >>
  • 2014 Baylor Football Legends Announced

    2014 Baylor Football Legends Announced

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:52:53 GMT
    WACO, Texas – Five former Baylor football players will be recognized as Baylor Football Legends during select 2014 home football games, Baylor officials announced Thursday. Each honoree will be introduced on the field during their respective game, while a short video details their playing careers for the Bears. The Baylor “B” Association, which selects the legends, will open the season by recognizing four-year letterman C.J. Wilson (2003-06) at the Aug. 31 contest vs. SMU. Two players from ...More >>
    WACO, Texas – Five former Baylor football players will be recognized as Baylor Football Legends during select 2014 home football games, Baylor officials announced Thursday. Each honoree will be introduced on the field during their respective game, while a short video details their playing careers for the Bears. The Baylor “B” Association, which selects the legends, will open the season by recognizing four-year letterman C.J. Wilson (2003-06) at the Aug. 31 contest vs. SMU. Two players from ...More >>
  • Cuban: Taxes will go up if too many companies leave US

    Cuban: Taxes will go up if too many companies leave US

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:39:14 GMT
    Billionaire investor Mark Cuban told CNBC on Friday that taxes will go up if too many companies leave the United States for greener overseas tax shores. That tax money will be have to be made up somewhere, he said. "If this is part of a movement where in aggregate it really has a material impact on taxes paid, then again taxes are going to go up," he said on "Squawk Box," a day after President Barack Obama discussed corporate tax inversions in an interview with CNBC. ...More >>
    Billionaire investor Mark Cuban told CNBC on Friday that taxes will go up if too many companies leave the United States for greener overseas tax shores. That tax money will be have to be made up somewhere, he said. "If this is part of a movement where in aggregate it really has a material impact on taxes paid, then again taxes are going to go up," he said on "Squawk Box," a day after President Barack Obama discussed corporate tax inversions in an interview with CNBC. ...More >>
  • Bell County Peace Officers' Memorial Telethon

    Bell County Peace Officers' Memorial Telethon

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:19:01 GMT
    KCEN-TV is hosting a telethon to help raise funds for the Bell County Sheriff's Department Foundation on Thursday, July 24.In the past year, Bell County has lost four officers in the line of duty.All the funding raised on Thursday will go to the Bell County Sheriff's Department Foundation.The foundation is just over a year old and is designed with three goals in mind:The first initiative is to secure funding to build this memorial in honor of the now 20 officers in Bell County who h...More >>
    KCEN-TV is hosting a telethon to help raise funds for the Bell County Sheriff's Department Foundation on Thursday, July 24.In the past year, Bell County has lost four officers in the line of duty.All the funding raised on Thursday will go to the Bell County Sheriff's Department Foundation.The foundation is just over a year old and is designed with three goals in mind:The first initiative is to secure funding to build this memorial in honor of the now 20 officers in Bell County who h...More >>
  • US Jobless Claims Tumble To Lowest Level In Nearly a Decade

    US Jobless Claims Tumble To Lowest Level In Nearly a Decade

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:01:26 GMT
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in nearly 8-1/2 years last week, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000 for the week ended July 19, the Labor Department said on Thursday. That was the lowest level since February 2006, and confounded economists' expectations for a ris...More >>
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in nearly 8-1/2 years last week, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000 for the week ended July 19, the Labor Department said on Thursday. That was the lowest level since February 2006, and confounded economists' expectations for a ris...More >>
  • Bromell Wins 100-Meter Heat At IAAF World Junior Championships

    Bromell Wins 100-Meter Heat At IAAF World Junior Championships

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:57:46 GMT
    EUGENE, Ore. – To open his run at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Baylor track and field sprinter Trayvon Bromell turned in the fastest 100-meter qualifying time of 10.13 on Tuesday at Hayward Field. Bromell ran out of lane three in the sixth of seven heats. He had the top reaction time on the day (0.115) and then cruised to the win in his heat to earn a spot in Wednesday’s semifinals. Bromell’s time was the eighth-fastest in school history and his eighth-best of the season. TOP QUOTE ...More >>
    EUGENE, Ore. – To open his run at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Baylor track and field sprinter Trayvon Bromell turned in the fastest 100-meter qualifying time of 10.13 on Tuesday at Hayward Field. Bromell ran out of lane three in the sixth of seven heats. He had the top reaction time on the day (0.115) and then cruised to the win in his heat to earn a spot in Wednesday’s semifinals. Bromell’s time was the eighth-fastest in school history and his eighth-best of the season. TOP QUOTE ...More >>
  • It's National Hot Dog Day

    It's National Hot Dog Day

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:37:07 GMT
    Americans eat seven billion hot dogs from Memorial Day to Labor Day-- that’s about 818 hot dogs consumed every second, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council. And while hot dogs are delicious, not everyone likes to think about what really goes into that meat between the buns. But since it’s National Hot Dog Day, we thought it might be a good idea to take a look at how this summer staple really comes together before it gets to your grill. Science Channel's "How It’s Made" visite...More >>
    Americans eat seven billion hot dogs from Memorial Day to Labor Day-- that’s about 818 hot dogs consumed every second, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council. And while hot dogs are delicious, not everyone likes to think about what really goes into that meat between the buns. But since it’s National Hot Dog Day, we thought it might be a good idea to take a look at how this summer staple really comes together before it gets to your grill. Science Channel's "How It’s Made" visite...More >>
  • Little River-Academy VFD Haunted House Raises Money for Needy

    Little River-Academy VFD Haunted House Raises Money for Needy

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