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Local Woman Who Left Toddler In Hot Car Sentenced
A McLennan County woman was sentenced Tuesday to probation after she pleaded guilty earlier to leaving a toddler in a hot car and to a forgery charge.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Another Jury Scam Surfaces In Central Texas
Another round of jury scams has been reported in the McLennan and Falls County areas, McLennan County District Clerk Karen Matkin said Tuesday.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Sliver Alert Issued For Missing West Man
McLennan County Sheriff's deputies were searching Monday for Joseph LaVerne Mapes, 78, who had been missing since early Monday morning and who has been diagnosed with a Cognitive Impairment, a Silver Alert issued Monday afternoon said.
Waco Man Sentenced For Aggravated Assault Against Public Servant
A Waco man was sentenced to three 25-year prison terms plus 2 years in state jail after he pleaded guilty earlier to aggravated assault against a public servant.
Waco Man Arrested For Sexual Assault Of Child
A Waco man was held Monday in the McLennan County Jail after he was arrested on Sunday for sexual assault of a child.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
1 dead in highway gunfire with sheriff's deputies
Authorities say one person has died during an exchange of gunfire with sheriff's deputies north of Waco on U.S. Business 77. McLennan County Chief Deputy Sheriff Matt Cawthon tells the Waco Herald-Tribune that deputies on Saturday were trying to pull over a vehicle for a suspected traffic violation when the driver wouldn't stop.
Suspect in Officer Involved Shooting Identified, Died from Self-inflicted Gunshot Wound
The man who died in Saturday's officer involved shooting in Waco has been identified as 58 year old Donald Gene Easter.
McLennan County CPS Helps Kids Get Back to School
On Monday morning thousands of children will be going back to school. But for kids in foster care the first day can be overwhelming and embarrassing.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
One Person Killed In Shootout With McLennan County Deputies
Sunshine, heat, and humidity will continue to be the story this weekend! Highs around 100 with light southerly winds expected.
Former Justice Of The Peace Name In Federal Complaint
Former McLennan County Justice of the Peace Jean Laster Boone, who resigned her office after she was caught up in a mileage scam to defraud the county, has now been named in a federal complaint that charges theft from the Social Security Administration.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Multiple Agencies Fighting Brush Fire in Gholson
UPDATE: The fire was started by a controlled burn. The McLennan County Sheriff's Department is using its helicopter to keep an eye on the direction it is going.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Baylor's Ken Starr Just Latest Big Name to Take Ice Bucket Challenge
There's no doubt you haven't seen it on your Facebook page: the ALS ice bucket challenge.
Shots Fired At Deputies, Helicopter
A 62-year-old Covington man was taken into custody early Tuesday morning, August 19, but not before he fired shots at a Department of Public Safety helicopter and law enforcement officers and allegedly set fire to a neighbor's home.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Man Arrested For Exploiting Elderly In Craigslist Scam
A Waco man had bonded out Wednesday from the McLennan County Jail after he was arrested for exploiting an elderly person through a Craigslist scam.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Man Arrested after Setting Neighbor's House on Fire, Shooting at Police in Hill County
A man was arrested after he threatened his neighbor with a gun, set her house on fire, and then shot at police.
Man In Custody After Armed Standoff Over Night
A Covington man was in custody Tuesday in Hill County after he barricaded himself inside a house overnight and fired shots at deputies.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Two men have been arrested after police say they confessed to stealing between $3,000-$4,000 in antiques from a McLennan County home.
Man accused of hitting pedestrian while fleeing robbery
Police have arrested a man accused of hitting a pedestrian while fleeing the scene of a robbery at a local truck stop Sunday afternoon.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Storms pummel through McLennan County
A strong line of thunderstorms passed through McLennan County around 2:30 this afternoon, prompting multiple power outages in Waco, Hewitt and Lorena.
Body of Mart man found on Tradinghouse Lake
Texas Game Wardens found the body of a Mart man Sunday after he went missing while fishing Saturday night.