CNN EXCLUSIVE: Live interview with ETX girl trapped on "floating petri dish"

An East Texan trapped on what's been dubbed the "floating petri dish" was able to speak to her mom this morning, and it was all captured on tape by CNN.

Bacon chocolate, e-cards and other Valentine trends

Choosing the right Valentine's Day gift can be tricky. Is your paramour into the the textbook red roses and box of chocolates, or would they prefer a romantic home-cooked meal? When in doubt, ask the Internet.

One week courtship turns into 10 years of wedded bliss

Couples across the world will become engaged on Valentine’s Day. If you look at statistics, most of those couples have been together for roughly two years.

Valentine's Day, by the numbers

Americans spend quite a bit of money to show their love on Valentine's Day. Here's a breakdown, by the numbers: $130.97 -- The per person average estimated amount that people will spend on Valentine's Day.

Illinois Senate to vote on same-sex marriage bill on Valentine's Day

The Illinois Senate will vote Thursday -- Valentine's Day -- on whether to legalize same-sex marriage.

Why 'Die Hard' is the perfect Valentine's Day movie (for guys) (SPOILER ALERT)

From the "Twilight" trilogy to the tearjerkers adapted from Nicholas Sparks novels to nearly every film where Matthew McConaughey takes off his shirt, let's face it: Most cinematic love stories are made for women.

Rocking out at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame

Nashville may be known as the Capitol of Country Music, but the small town on Carthage can hold its own. Carthage is the home of Tex Ritter, Jim Reeves and Linda Davis. And country stars from Texas; the list is to long to even imagine.

Alert neighbors help police nab burglars

Three suspected burglars are in police custody this afternoon after a watchful neighbor brings a halt to their sordid plans.

Louisiana youth registery for 2012 Hunter of The Year Awards open

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association (LOWA) are encouraging hunters 15 years of age or younger to enter the 2012 Youth Hunter of the Year competition.

Homer to disband Police Department in March

In an unanimous vote Monday, Homer's City Council voted to disband their police department starting March 1.