3 hrs ago
Wall Street Journal
Every Scarf Has a Story
It takes a wacky idea, a penchant for precision, and extreme patience to make an Hermes scarf.
7 hrs ago
Collision Between Pickup, 18-Wheeler Leaves Woman Injured
A woman was taken to a local hospital Wednesday morning after a collision between the pickup truck she was driving and an 18-wheeler in McGregor.
7 hrs ago
Naked Man Robbed At Gunpoint During Tryst At Local Motel
A man who thought he was going to have sex with a woman at a Waco motel early Wednesday ended up alone, naked and without his wallet and cell phone after two men robbed him at gunpoint.
7 hrs ago
Proposed Rules Would Require Microchips For All Dogs, Cats
The Waco Animal Welfare Advisory Board is proposing changes to the city's animal ordinance that would require that almost all dogs and cats be spayed or neutered and that all have microchips.
10 hrs ago
Your News Now
Judge orders mental evaluation for ex-West paramedic
A federal judge has ordered a psychiatric assessment for Bryce Reed, the 31-year-old former West paramedic accused of possessing bomb-making materials, according to the Waco-Tribune Herald .
14 hrs ago
Jada Davis and Kaitlin Randle are this year's recipients of Franklin Rotary Club scholarships.
Mon May 20, 2013
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.