YUXIAN, China (NBC/CCTV VIA RTV) - Sparks flew during a traditional performance in northern China Saturday.
A folk artist threw molten iron against a cold wall, creating what looked like fireworks.
Chinese Central TV says the city has celebrated the Lunar New Year with the performance for more than 500 years.
An artist threw hot iron on the cold brick of the city's cold, brick gate -- causing sparks to burst into the night sky.
People in China and most Asian countries are celebrating the first day of the Lunar New Year Sunday.
The year of the black water snake lasts until Jan. 31, 2014.
Family and friends held a vigil Wednesday at the State Capitol in hopes that a Bastrop man can win a new trial.
An unusually cold blast of arctic air arriving early Thursday will be followed by an increasing chance of freezing drizzle/rain and sleet by Friday morning.
The HealthCare.gov website is working more smoothly for central Texans.
City leaders in West Lake Hills discussed the ongoing concern with the city's water system Wednesday night. The problems arise when water is needed most; fighting fires.
Federal, state and local authorities on Wednesday arrested 15 people and seized 70 firearms in raid on a methamphetamine operation based in Burnet County.
Former Georgetown Police Officer Stephanie Brown said her ex-boyfriend, former Round Rock Officer Eric Poteet, made up accusations against her after she broke up with him.