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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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34 min ago | KWBU-TV Waco

Demand For Emergency Food Spikes, Caritas Seeks Canned Food Donations

Caritas of Waco is asking for canned food donations. They've had a busy summer with more people using their food bank than usual.

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4 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Waco police arrest man found with 5 pounds of marijuana and handgun

Waco police arrested a man after they found five pounds of marijuana and a handgun that police say he admitted were his.

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10 hrs ago | KWTX

Police Make Third Arrest After Break-Ins At 2 Local Schools

A third suspect in two break-ins at two Connally ISD schools was in custody Thursday in Waco after his arrest in Limestone County.

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14 hrs ago | KWTX

Early Thursday Morning Fire Destroys Two School Storage Sheds

An early Thursday morning fire at an agricultural science storage shed location left two small buildings destroyed but no one was injured.

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15 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

2 people die in Texas crash en route to LSU

Two people died in a car crash in Texas while on their way to LSU. KTVT in Dallas reported the victims were identified as John Stewart, a Baylor University student, and Laura Odwundinanti, a recent graduate.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

South Lake Charles All-Stars head to Little League regional

The South Lake Charles 12-year-old All-Stars hit the road today for Waco, Texas for the Little League Southwest Regional.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Veteran calls it murder after he's waited 13 weeks to be treated for cancer by VA

A local veteran says he was diagnosed with cancer 13 weeks ago by the Waco VA Hospital and still hasn't received any treatment.

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KWBU-TV Waco

Food Pantry Aims to Feed Thousands in Waco with Aquaponics

A food pantry in the heart of North Waco is taking a different approach to feeding the thousands they see coming through their doors throughout the year.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Woman arrested following road rage wreck

A 36-year-old Waco woman was arrested after being involved in a road rage incident that ended up in a crash on Highway 77 Tuesday afternoon.

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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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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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