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Waco, Texas is located in McLennan County. Zip codes in Waco, TX include 76706, 76799, and 76716. The median home price in Waco is $145,500. More Waco information.

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5 hrs ago | KWTX

Man Arrested For Firing Gun At Victims Outside Waco Home

A Waco man was held Wednesday in the McLennan County Jail after police arrested him for firing a gun outside a house.

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6 hrs ago | The Clifton Record Online

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They were smaller, lower and slower than any vehicles on Highway 6. Some looked as if they drove straight off a Sci-Fi movie set.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Public transit district under consideration in McLennan County

If you don't have a car in Central Texas, getting around can be pretty tough. That's why McLennan County Commissioners are thinking about creating a rural transit district.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Man accused of cocaine distribution in Bell County

A 37-year-old Waco man suspected of distributing large amounts of cocaine in the Bell County area has been arrested.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Man pleads guilty to murder, gets 45 years

A man accused of a 2012 Waco murder has pleaded guilty, and was given 45 years TDC.

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Lamar Daily News

Road to hell paved in many ways

Q: There is a line I once read in a book about the road to hell being paved with stuffed dogs.

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KWBU-TV Waco

Can Urban Gardening Alleviate Waco 'Food Deserts?'

It's hard to find healthy food in some Waco neighborhoods. These so-called "food deserts" often occur when grocery stores are too far away and residents are left to get nourishment from convenience stores or fast food.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KWTX

Waco Hotel's Closing Leaves Those With Reservations Hanging

The looming closure of Waco's Clarion Hotel at 801 South 4th St. in Waco left those with reservations including the parents of incoming Baylor University students and former students who plan to attend Baylor's Homecoming celebration in October.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Waco man arrested for multiple attacks on former girlfriend

A 28-year-old Waco man is in the McLennan County Jail on charges in connection with several attacks against a former girlfriend.

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KCEN

Early Morning Accident Shuts Down I-35 North of Waco

An overnight accident on I-35 has northbound and southbound lanes backed up near mile marker 346.

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KWTX

Major Accident Leaves I-35 Northbound Closed North Of Waco

Northbound lanes of Interstate 35 near Elm Mott remained closed at 8 a.m. Monday after a major accident and fire early Monday morning.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hillsboro Reporter

Home Invasion Suspects Indicted

Two men charged in connection with a home invasion robbery at a residence south of Aquilla were indicted by a Hill County Grand Jury Tuesday, July 22. Michael Anthony Cole Phillips, 24, and Danny Joe Weir Jr., 27, both of Waco, were arrested in McLennan County two days after the May offense.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KWTX

Fertilizer Companies Blame West VFD, Others, For Deadly Explosion

CF Industries, CF Industries Sales, CF Industries, Inc., CF Industries Nitrogen, LLC and CF Industries Enterprises, Inc., the fertilizer companies that are the target of a lawsuit over the April 2013 West fertilizer plant explosion, have filed a response in which they blame the West Volunteer Fire Department, Adair Grain, a golf cart manufacturer ... (more)

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KWTX

Teenage Girl Raped At Knifepoint In Waco Suburb

Jacob Elmond Oliver, 20, of Waco, was in the McLennan County Jail Friday, charged with sexual assault by force or threat in connection with the knife-point sexual assault of a teenage girl in Woodway.

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KWBU-TV Waco

Migrating Grocery Stores Leave Food Deserts In Central Waco

Central Waco doesn't have many grocery stores. Over the past year, three major grocery stores have shut their doors in Waco.

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The Summerville Journal-Scene

Symphonic dessert

It's amazing where really good recipes can come from. I've actually gotten one at a church service , off a pumpkin pie can label, and from a 3x5 card I found on a library floor in Waco, Texas, in 1957.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

5 hospitalized after McLennan County wreck

Five people are hospitalized after a two-car wreck just south of Waco. McLennan County Sheriff's Deputies say a car carrying two people was travelling along Spring Valley Road just south of Old Lorena Road without its lights on at about 9:15 p.m. Thursday night.

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The Fresno Bee

Equestrian: Fresno State's Sydney Elliott selected for quarter horse challenge

Fresno State's Sydney Elliott is one of eight National Collegiate Equestrian Association riders selected for the American Quarter Horse Association Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge, set for Nov. 19-20 in Oklahoma City.

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KWTX

Two More Members Of Waco Family Plead Guilty To Drug Charges

Philip Larry Koss, 58, and his wife Le'Ann, 60, both of Waco, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to drug-related charges in connection with a trafficking ring in which marijuana grown in California was shipped to Texas for distribution.

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KWTX

Thursday Morning Fatal Crash Slows Southbound Interstate Traffic

From Rusty Garrett and The Doppler 10 Forecast Center... The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory that for the counties of Bell, Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Leon, Limestone, McLennan, Milam and Robertson beginning Noon Thursday through 10:00 PM Friday.

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