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Good morning, it's Wednesday, March 12, the 71st day of 2014. There are 294 days left in the year.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Waco joins network aiming to end chronic veteran's homelessness
The city of Waco has signed on to be one of the nation's leaders in the effort to end veteran's homelessness.
Local Man, Wife, Son Named In Federal Drug Indictments
A federal grand jury returned drug distribution indictments Tuesday against Phillip Larry Koss, 58, his wife Le'Ann, 60, and their son Connor, 26, all of Waco, stemming from an investigation of an operation in which high-grade marijuana was grown in California and then shipped here to be sold to what an affidavit said was "numerous individuals ... (more)
Teen Injured In Violent Home Invasion Taken To Local Hospital
Police were searching for three men Tuesday afternoon in South Waco after a 17-year-old girl was injured in a home-invasion.
Russia fed up with Western boorishness
It has not been that long after the burial of the victims of the Maidan, and the recent history of the Ukrainian tragedy is already being rewritten by the supporters of Kiev junta and biased Western experts.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Waco Police searching for missing man
Waco Police are asking for the public's help to find a missing 56-year-old man who last last seen on February 27. Police say Martin Patterson Jr. was last seen leaving a friend's house in the 7600 block of S. 3rd, about 9:15 p.m. on February 27. He left in a 2012 Gray Nissan Versa, with the Texas license plates CNH-3242.
Waco riding riverfront into new era
Most tourists traveling the Interstate-35 corridor would never confuse Waco with an energetic and vibrant place like Austin, or with San Antonio, which offers its own unique blend of tradition and cultural heritage.
Waco man accused of assaulting pregnant woman
A Waco man is being held in lieu of $200,000 bond after police say he assaulted a pregnant woman.
Area man arrested for burglarizing former employer after being fired
A man is being held in the McLennan County Jail, accused of burglarizing his former employer's business and stealing a truck in 2013, after being fired.
Northwest Florida Daily News
Spring breakers in serious condition after wreck
Two out-of-state 18 year olds were taken to an area hospital with serious injuries Sunday evening after a wreck on U.S. Highway 98 near McKenny Road.
HISD Ahead Of Game On Graduation Plans
With House Bill 5 on the books and new graduation requirements on the horizon, the Hillsboro Independent School District has taken the lead in developing a tool that will help identify graduation plans starting next fall.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Chemical & Engineering News
Deconstructing Inherently Safer Technology
Proponents say requiring IST would prevent deadly refinery, chemical plant accidents; industry says it's already in use and working An explosion at the West Fertilizer depot near Waco, Texas, on April 18, 2013, prompted the establishment of a federal task force to find ways to improve chemical facility safety and added to the calls for an IST ... (more)
Clear Channel Raises $3 Million to Fight Cancer
At the end of February, during a two-day event, listeners in 31 cities, including Chattanooga, Tenn.
Funeral Set for Local Man Crushed While Working On Truck
Funeral arrangements have been set for a Lorena man who died last Wednesday when the truck he was repairing rolled off the two auto ramps on which it was resting and crushed him.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Large crowds attend first Central Texas Comic Con
"I have seen a 64-year-old lady walking around in a Catwoman suit...you know...how young at heart is that? This is just amazing!" Waco resident Raul Trevino said.
Drowsy Driver Drifts Off; SUV Slams Into Utility Pole
A woman who told officers she hadn't slept in 24 hours was taken to a local hospital early Saturday after she fell asleep at the wheel and her SUV slammed into a power pole on Franklin Avenue in Waco, police Sgt.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Campus football stadium - Baylor figures it out
UCLA's efforts for an on campus football stadium was diluted to Drake Stadium about 50 years ago.
Overnight fatal accident in Limestone County
A 28-year-old Waco man was killed when his 2000 Ford F-150 pickup struck two guard rails and rolled multiple times near Prairie Hill in Limestone County.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Man arrested for strangling his girlfriend with a broom across her throat
Waco Police report a man accused of strangling his girlfriend with a broom across her throat has been arrested.
Three Juveniles Arrested After 30 Vehicles Vandalized
Waco police arrested three juveniles on felony criminal mischief charges Thursday morning in connection with a string of incidents of vandalism that left 30 vehicles damaged in local neighborhoods.