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Burglar picks wrong target: Prosecutor's house
Nine hours after his release from prison, Jonique Ramon Webster was back in custody again for trying to burglarize a Central Texas prosecutor's home.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
US Marshal Service credited for saving deputy's life
The McLennan County Sheriff's Office is crediting a US Marshal for saving the life of Lieutenant Johnny Spillman, who was wounded in a shootout on Wednesday Afternoon.
Local Health Officials Warn Of Aggressive Flu
A lab technician at Scott & White Hospital tests a sample to determine whether it's positive for flu.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Baylor's Dixon won't be charged in TV incident
A grand jury on Wednesday cleared Baylor All-American safety Ahmad Dixon of wrongdoing in an incident in which he was accused of assaulting a man he believed had stolen his TV.
Search For Kidnapping Victim Ends In Gunfire; Deputy, Suspect Wounded
A McLennan County sheriff's deputy and a kidnapping suspect were wounded Wednesday when a search for a kidnapped woman that earlier led to a school lockdown ended in gunfire, Chief Deputy Matt Cawthon said.
School Locked Down During Search For Kidnapped Woman
McLennan County Sheriff's deputies were on the campus of Bosqueville Elementary School Wednesday afternoon and the campus was on lockdown while authorities searched for a kidnapped woman.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Creator Behind Controversial Tailgate Decal Arrested
The owner of Hornet Signs and the man behind a controversial tailgate decal that sparked worldwide criticism turned himself into the McLennan County Jail this morning after a warrant for his arrest was issued charging him with assault.
Historic Hangout Closed Down, At Least Temporarily
The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District has shut down the historic Tokio store, at least temporarily, and owner Al Cinek has plenty to do and not much time in which to do it if he wants to reopen.
California Marijuana Growing Operation Linked To Local Family
Searchers Monday in California that led to the seizure of more than 200 pounds of pot are linked to a local investigation of the shipment of high-grade marijuana cultivated in the state to Waco for distribution to what an affidavit described as "numerous individuals including Baylor students."
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Traumatic brain injury benefits for veterans will expand in January
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury got some good news on Monday.
Area man accused of assaulting officer over the weekend
Lacy Lakeview police arrested a man accused of fighting with officers after they responded to a domestic disturbance call over the weekend.
Ex-Central Texas JP Sentenced; Won't Serve Jail Time
Former McLennan County Justice of the Peace E. Jean Laster Boone arriving for sentencing Monday morning.
Wanted Man Leads Police On Chase Through Local Neighborhood
An attempt by Waco police early Monday morning to serve an arrest warrant led to a brief foot chase and subsequent arrest.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Dallas Morning News
The West disaster: Here's why it could happen again
In the ritual of modern disaster politics, catastrophes are closely followed by elected officials on the scene to praise local grit and promise swift relief.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Police arrest three involved in drug deal turned robbery
McLennan County sheriff's deputies arrested three people involved in a drug deal gone bad Thursday night.
Arrest Made In Local Indigent Defense Fraud Investigation
A new investigator with the McLennan County Sheriff's Office made an arrest Friday in an effort to weed out fraud in the county's taxpayer-supported indigent defense program.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Leaky Dumpster Could Doom Popular Rural Hangout
A Waco-McLennan County Public Health District ultimatum about a leaky dumpster could be the final straw for Al's Tokio Store, a rural landmark that dates back to the late 1800s.
Man convicted of murder sentenced to life in prison
A local man who was convicted of murder on Wednesday has been sentenced to life in prison for the crime.
Inmate back in custody after momentarily escaping
An inmate is back in handcuffs after momentarily escaping from custody Thursday morning.
Deputies Investigate Death Of 5-Year-Old
A 5-year-old child died Thursday after being taken from a home on Theresa Lane, near Moody, to Temple's Scott & White McLane's Children's Hospital and sheriff's deputies are investigating the death.