East Texans avoid lockup

Giving back to their community paid off for many East Texans.  Doug Warner, with our Raycom sister station KSLA, tells the story of how making sure children are protected kept the bars from closing on folks with warrants.

We have great news about the health of the Chapel Hill student who had been in a coma for months after falling out of the back of a truck.  Get the full story in a new report on Zach Dyer at 10.

Chief Meteorologist Mark Scirto will have a new forecast for you.  He'll let you know whether you can expect a chill in the air as you prepare to ring in the new year.