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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 $144,000 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Waco information.

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People living near a proposed East Waco treatment center for boys are clearly concerned about it.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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"it was clear, immediately, they wanted to be together"

There's puppy love, there's muskrat love, but there is nothing like the love of two middle-aged, critically endangered lemurs.

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KCEN

Waco Holds Open Meeting Regarding Reburial of Remains

Seven years after their discovery, the city of Waco is still debating what to do with the remains of over 200 people.

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The Wilson County News

IMCATexas Nationals/Lone Star Series @ Heart o' Texas Speedway, 7/4-5/14

Post a comment Waco, TX., After a huge night of racing, and post-race partying, Heart o' Texas Speedway concluded their big Independence Day weekend show with the final points runs for the Lone Star series in all four IMCA Classes .

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

KCEN

Man with Criminal Past that Includes Gruesome Triple Murder Arrested in Waco for Harassment

A man who has a criminal past that includes the triple murder of his family was arrested in Waco over the weekend for sending harassing email and text messages to three area women.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Waco boy meets detective who saved him from drowning

A Waco boy nearly drowned on the Fourth of July. Monday, he got to thank the police detective who saved him.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Siblings who drowned in Central Texas lake were in foster care, from Waco

A 4-year-old girl and her 6-year-old brother have drowned in a lake north of Austin.

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KWTX

Synthetic Pot Was Factor In Weekend Assault, Arson, Police Say

The synthetic marijuana product known as K-2 was a factor in a weekend incident in which a Waco woman was arrested after her teenage children were threatened with a knife and scissors and a fire was set in the living room of the family's home.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Floyd Casey traffic signs in Waco coming down

Waco city officials say traffic signs pointing to Baylor's old Floyd Casey Stadium are coming down this week and some Baylor alumni already want to buy them.

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Lansing State Journal

TV Tonight: '24' sets up for next week's finale

With only 12 episodes to save the world, this edition has moved quickly. It ends next week.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

KCEN

Waco Food Pantry Plans to Grow Food, Fish with Aquaponic System

A local food pantry is turning to nature to help feed needy families. They hope to start farming food to give and sell with a system called aquaponics.

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KRGV

Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press

Authorities say four people have been shot at a Houston music festival. Police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says witnesses told police that a man opened fire early yesterday on a crowd of several thousand people inside an arena at the Houston Caribbean Festival.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Three year anniversary of Waco park murder victim

Saturday marks the three year anniversary of Maria Victoria Serna death. Every year since 2011 her family meets at the park where she was killed to hold a candle light vigil.

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KWTX

Man Who Hid Past From Fiancee Arrested At Local Restaurant

Jovan Collier, also known as "Joe", whose engagement to a Waco-area woman ended abruptly last month after the woman learned he served time for murder as a juvenile, was arrested early Saturday afternoon at a restaurant in Hewitt after what authorities said was an ongoing investigation.

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The Jackson Sun

Immigrant moms crossing Texas border at alarming rate

In the back hall of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, women picked through tables heaped with baby clothes and diapers.

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KWTX

Waco Police Detectives Save Boy From Watery Death

Two Waco police detectives working at Friday night's community gathering at the Brazos River saved a young boy from drowning after the child slipped into the water.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

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DNA testing sought for remains from Waco cemetery

The committee planning the reburial of about 300 human remains unearthed from a historic Waco cemetery hopes to be able to use DNA technology to identify them.

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KWTX

Appeals Court Upholds Conviction In Child Sex Assault Case

A McLennan County man found guilty of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child had his appeal rejected Thursday by the 10th Court of Appeals.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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A wanted fugitive on the run for committing forgery in several Texas cities, including Waco, is back behind bars.

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Popular '90s Singer Arrested After Wife Found Dead In Their Home

Remember the '90s R&B group Hi-Five? Well, expect to see them a lot in headlines this weekend; one of the quintet's singers, Russell Neal, has been arrested after his wife was found dead inside their apartment, according to a report from adds he went to the local jail in Houston where he told cops he and his wife had argued on July 2. He didn't ... (more)

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