Search On For Suspect Who Left Two Police Officers Injured
Two Mart police officers were taken to a Waco hospital Sunday evening for treatment of injuries they sustained in a car crash that happened while they were involved in a high speed chase with a suspect.
Sat May 18, 2013
Voice of America
At Least 5 Dead in Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion
Authorities in Texas say at least five -- possibly as many as 15 -- people have been killed in the southwestern U.S. state as a result of Wednesday's massive explosion at a fertilizer plant.
Griner: Baylor said keep homosexuality private
Former Baylor star Brittney Griner said it was an "unwritten law" to keep her homosexuality private so she would not dissuade recruits from choosing the school.
Bond Set At $1.5 Million For Once Convicted Child Killer
Bond was set Friday at $1.5 million for once convicted Hewitt child killer Ed Graf who was returned to Waco last week after a state appeals court ordered the district court to review his 1988 conviction for capital murder in the fiery 1986 deaths of his two adopted sons.
Fri May 17, 2013
God, guns and America
While training as a playwright, I was taught that any gun brought onstage must go off.
America's greatest threat: Unsafe work conditions
The remains of a fertilizer plant burn after an explosion at the plant in the town of West, near Waco, Texas early April 18, 2013.
Thu May 16, 2013
Arson not ruled out in West blast
COUNTING COST: The aftermath of a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town of West, near Waco, Texas.
Wed May 15, 2013
State Appeals Court Upholds Local Woman's Murder Conviction
The 1st Court Of Appeals, based in Houston, on Tuesday upheld the murder conviction of Joyce McMillin Sturdivant, who was found guilty in December 2011 of killing her husband.
New Law Requires Texas Drivers to Move Over For TxDot Vehicles
The Texas Department of Transportation in Waco is applauding the new "Move Over" bill, recently signed into law by Governor Rick Perry.
Officers Cleared In Shooting That Left Local Man Injured
Two Waco police officers who were involved in a shooting in January that left a local man injured were cleared Wednesday by the McLennan County Grand Jury.
Federal Grand Jury Indicts Ex-West EMS Volunteer
Former West EMS volunteer Bryce Ashley Reed, 31, who admitted to possessing components to make a pipe bomb, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in Waco for possession of a destructive device.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Texas firefighters focused concern on toxic gases
This Thursday, April 18, 2013 file aerial photo shows the remains of a nursing home, left, apartment complex, center, and fertilizer plant, right, destroyed by an explosion in West, Texas on April 17.
Tue May 14, 2013
Earliest Evidence of Human Hunting Found
Animal bones and thousands of stone tools used by ancient hominins suggest that early human ancestors were butchering and scavenging animals at least 2 million years ago.
Man Found Dead In Local Lake Evidently Drowned
A 67-year-old man whose body was found late Tuesday morning in Lake Waco was the victim of what evidently was an accidental drowning, police said.
AOL City Guide
Fairfield Inn And Suites Waco North
Located just 10 minutes outside of downtown Waco, Texas, this hotel provides free shuttle service to/from Waco Regional Airport.
Police Recover 25,000 Quarters From Car That Crashed Along I-35
About 25,0000 quarters were recovered after a car driven by a suspect in a business break-in veered off an Interstate 35 overpass and crashed at the base of the bridge following a police pursuit through West, authorities said Tuesday.
Mon May 13, 2013
If convicted, 26-year-old Albert Love faces the death penalty for the murders of two Waco men back in 2011.
Local Woman Charged After Bizarre Extortion Plot Unravels
A Coryell County woman was held Monday in the Coryell County Jail after she was arrested and charged in connection with a bizarre extortion plot that targeted a former coworker whose husband is a retired Department of Public Safety trooper.
Two-Vehicle Crash Sends 3 To Local Hospital
Two men and a woman were taken to a local hospital morning after two cars collided at around 10:30 a.m. Monday at the intersection of North 18th Street and Sanger Avenue in Waco.
A 29-year-old Waco man accused of attacking and choking his girlfriend is now in McLennan County Jail.