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Prisons Statewide Aims to Increase Staffing Shortage


The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is holding hiring events and offering a bonus to increase the number of correctional officers. More>>


Fort Hood to provide Halloween candy x-ray services


The 79th Ordinance Disposal Company (EOD) will provide free Halloween candy x-ray services to all active duty iD card holders on Oct. 31 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The x-ray machines are normally used for examining explosive devices, but the soldiers want to use them to ensure the safety of children in their community."We have this equipment for deployed and homeland operations, but it just gives us an opportunity to use it for the community and for our soldiers," said U.S. Army Capt. Marc Hurst.T... More>>


West ISD breaks ground on new campus Thursday Video included

Updated: Oct 29, 2014 11:05 PM

The West Independent School District broke ground on its new campus Thursday. More>>

Early voting sees steady, but not surging numbers

If voters are overly excited about electing the first new Texas governor in 14 years and wholesale changes across state government, the turnout so far hasn't shown it. More>>

Plane crashes at Kansas airport, at least 4 dead

A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing at least four people, injuring at least five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles around Wichita. More>>


Couple in jail after children found alone in car in parking lot

A Killeen couple is in jail and their children are in CPS custody after an infant and toddler were found alone in a car in the parking lot of their workplace. More>>

Average retail gas prices drop to $2.81 in Texas

Retail gasoline prices across Texas continue to fall, with the latest unleaded price at the pump settling at $2.81. More>>


Local police looking for woman using counterfeit $100 bills

Updated: Oct 30, 2014 12:08 PM

The McGregor Police Department is working to identify a woman using counterfeit $100 bills.


Family displaced after early morning shed fire spreads to home

The Harker Heights Fire Department is investigating the cause of an early morning shed fire that also displaced a family after it damaged a nearby trailer Thursday.


Police make arrest after threats toward students posted on Instagram

Copperas Cove police have arrested someone accused of posting threats on Instagram toward students. More>>


UPDATE: Graf Arrives at El Paso Halfway House Video included

Updated: Oct 24, 2014 06:39 AM

UPDATE: Ed Graf Jr. arrived to the El Paso Transitional Center at 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday. He was taken by halfway house staff upon arrival. More>>


Businesses, Farm Bureau fight for Union Pacific to open entrance Video included

Updated: Oct 29, 2014 08:02 PM

Businesses are fighting to stay afloat after their entrance was cut off and now the Texas Farm Bureau is joining the battle to get it back open.  More>>


Fort Hood soldiers will be quarantined after leaving Ebola zones Video included

Updated: Oct 29, 2014 07:33 PM

All military personnel will be held under 21-day quarantines after leaving Ebola stricken countries in West Africa, after an announcement from United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Wednesday.  More>>

Pentagon orders 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

Ordering firm restrictions for U.S. troops returning from West Africa, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men and women helping fight Ebola must undergo 21-day quarantines upon their return - longer than required for many civilian health care workers.


Crawford officer arrested on indecency with a child charge

Updated: Oct 29, 2014 01:23 PM

A Crawford police officer has been arrested after he admitted to inappropriately touching a girl under the age of 17. More>>

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