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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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8 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Caritas in need of canned food donations

Caritas of Waco is asking for donations of canned food because of the increased number of people coming in for emergency food aid in June and July.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Person of interest in Harbor Freight holdup arrested in Ft. Worth

A Marlin man wanted for questioning in connection with a violent armed robbery earlier this month in Waco was arrested Tuesday in Ft.

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KWTX

Searchers Recover Body From Lake Waco

Rescuers who responded late Tuesday afternoon to a report of a possible drowning at Lake Waco involving a child recovered a body after about a 30-minute search.

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KWTX

TSTC Waco President Promoted To New Position

Elton Stuckly, Jr., the president of the Waco campus of Texas State Technical College, has been named vice chancellor for operations and will lead operations for the TSTC system's 11 campuses, the school announced Tuesday.

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The Austin Chronicle

Take Me Home: Kelley Mickwee

Kelley Mickwee's You Used to Live Here drops today. After spending years singing as a duo with Jed Zimmerman and finding success with the currently on-hiatus Trishas, Mickwee went back to her personal drawing board, starting from scratch as a solo artist.

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Texas Tribune

In Waco, Checking on Criminal Defendants' Claims of Poverty

In recent months, criminal defendants requesting a court-appointed lawyer in McLennan County have occasionally received something very different: a visit from a detective.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KWTX

Divers Recovery Teenager's Body From Central Texas Lake

A 4-year-old boy and his 6-year-old sister who were originally from Waco before they were placed in foster care drowned earlier this month.

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UPI

Almanac for Monday, July 21, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include composer Chauncey Olcott in 1858; author Ernest Hemingway and poet Hart Crane, both in 1899; Canadian communications theorist Marshall McLuhan in 1911; violinist Isaac Stern in 1920; singer Kay Starr in 1922 ; producer Norman Jewison in 1926 ; actors/comedians Don Knotts in 1924 and ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KCEN

Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspects in Falls County

The Falls County Sheriff's Dept. is currently searching for two men in relation to an armed robbery that happened last Saturday at Harbor Freight in Waco.

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