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  1. Crime 2 mins ago 6:34 p.m.McLennan County human trafficking bust nets two arrests, $115KRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | KCEN

    Since September 2016, detectives have been investigating human trafficking in the Waco area. Investigators said a crime ring was bringing women from China and using them for prostitution at sites around the U.S. -- including here in Central Texas.

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  2. Crime 9 mins ago 12:10 p.m.Six police officers cleared in Waco shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KCEN

    Six Waco Police Officers were cleared of any criminal wrongdoing after an officer-involved shooting April 10 at the intersection of North Valley Mills and Waco Drive near the Vegas Chinese Buffet in Waco. The Texas Rangers and the Waco Police Department's Special Crimes Unit recently completed a joint criminal investigation and forwarded their findings to the McLennan County District Attorney's Office, which brought the investigation before a McLennan County grand jury.

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  3. Waco ISD teacher to compete on JEOPARDY! Read Story Stephen AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | KCEN

    Dean-Highland Elementary School will hold a viewing party for Waco ISD first grade teacher Lindsey Henry, who is competing in the 'JEOPARDY! Teachers Tournament' on May 11. The two-week Teachers Tournament features educators competing for $100,000 and a spot in the next Tournament of Champions. The viewing party begins at 3:10 p.m., and JEOPARDY starts at 3:30 p.m. on KCEN-TV.

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  4. Fire breaks out at Mars candy plant in Waco Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KCEN

    The first call came in shortly after 1 p.m. A second alarm was called out around 1:20 p.m. Several tractor trailers were on fire, according to Emergency Management Coordinator Frank Patterson. He added firefighters were inside trying to prevent the flames from spreading into the building.

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  5. Education 33 mins ago 11:28 p.m.Waco ISD approves Dr. A. Marcus Nelson as SuperintendentRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | KCEN

    Dr. Nelson was the lone finalist for the position, which was announced April 5. He had to wait a state-mandated 21-days before officially being hired. "I am thankful to the Waco ISD Board of Trustees for the opportunity to be a part of such a special school community in our state," Dr. Nelson said in a statement.

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  6. Crime 42 mins ago 11:18 p.m.EXCLUSIVE: Daughters of murdered Waco AT&T worker seek answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KCEN

    When first responders arrived at the intersection of Novelty Street and Barron Avenue in Waco on April 22, 2016, they believed they had found a man who'd been tragically electrocuted. But, as an autopsy later revealed, the AT&T worker they found lying in an alley did not die of a work-related accident.

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  7. Heart O' Texas Fairground expansion vote is May 6 Read Story Emani PayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KCEN

    On May 6, McLennan County voters will decide whether or not to expand the Heart O' Texas Fairgrounds in Waco. County officials said the plan was years in the making, and will include a new expo center, 600 new stalls and a new show arena.

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  8. Fire breaks out at Waco Wood Recycling & Materials Plant Read Story Stephen AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | KCEN

    The Waco-McLennan County Office of Emergency Management was called to assist at the plant, which is located near the intersection of Antler Road and McLaughlin Road in Waco. The Speegleville, China Spring, Valley Mills, Waco and McGregor Fire Departments were all dispatched for assistance, battling the flames, which could be seen from nearby businesses.

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  9. Traffic 30 mins ago 5:41 p.m.Lanes reduced on Valley Mills Drive for water main break in WacoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | KCEN

    Traffic will be reduced to two lanes on Valley Mills Drive near Cobbs Drive in Waco, following a water main break.

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  10. HIV cases spike in McLennan County Read Story Stephen AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | KCEN

    Twelve new cases of HIV have been diagnosed in McLennan County since January 1. Eleven of the twelve cases were identified in men who have been sexually active with other men, the health department said. Since March 14, five primary and secondary cases of Syphilis were diagnosed, and those cases also involved men having sex with men.

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  11. Crime 46 mins ago 1:20 p.m.Suspects break into pharmacy, lead police on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | KCEN

    The suspects were accused of breaking into Lynn's Pharmacy in Hewitt Wednesday morning. Based on archived stories, thieves have struck the location several times before.

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  12. Defense attorney files photo of ham sandwich in Twin Peaks case Read Story Stephen AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | KCEN

    The Dallas-based attorney representing Matthew Clendennen, one of the bikers charged in the 2015 Twin Peaks shooting in Waco, filed four motions in McLennan County District Court Tuesday. The documents ask the judge to quash the indictment altogether, compel discovery in the case, suppress evidence from Clendennen's arrest, and force prosecutors to identify evidence they plan to use against Clendennen, which the defense alleges prosecutors buried in three terabytes worth of data supplied during a "document dump."

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  13. Suspect in jail after officer-involved shooting near Vegas Chinese Buffet Read Story Brandon GrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | KCEN

    An aggravated robbery suspect is in custody after being involved in an officer-involved shooting after 9:00 p.m. Monday at North Valley Mills and Waco Drive near the Vegas Chinese Buffet. Waco police responded to a robbery call at the Corner Store located at 2524 Colonial.

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  14. Crime 41 mins ago 3:08 p.m.Photos released of possible witness in 2015 Waco murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | KCEN

    Waco Police want to find a possible witness to a 2015 homicide, and detectives hope someone can identify her through photos they posted on Facebook . The images were taken on Dec. 22, 2015 when Braxton Bennett, 25, was shot near 1007 N Valley Mills Drive, then got into a vehicle and fled -- ultimately crashing in the 6300 block of Bosque Boulevard.

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  15. Baylor students 'Steppin' Out' to help Waco community Read Story Kurtis QuillinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | KCEN

    Baylor students build a prayer garden, put on an Easter egg hunt, and took part in Keep Waco Beautiful projects. At Tennyson Middle School, they painted lockers, helped organize the library, and took care of more extensive gardening.

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  16. Police seek armed restaurant robber, possibly in Central Texas Read Story Stephen AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | KCEN

    Austin Police need help identifying a man linked to several aggravated armed restaurant robberies, and they believe the suspect could live somewhere along the I-35 corridor -- including possibly Waco. Detectives have released surveillance images in the Austin area multiple times with no success.

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  17. Celebrity Chef Paula Deen will visit Waco on Saturday Read Story Stephen AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KCEN

    The book, titled Favorite Recipes of the Lady & Her Friends , includes more than 390 recipes -- 150 of which have never appeared in her other cookbooks. She originally self-published a mere 5,000 copies of the book in 1997.

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  18. 18-wheeler crash shuts down I-35 northbound in Waco Read Story Stephen AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | KCEN

    The Waco Police Department posted photos of the crash, which officers said happened on the northbound side of the interstate, just north of the Brazos River. An ambulance was on scene, but Police Sgt.

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  19. Wiretap recordings of Bandidos could delay Twin Peaks trials Read Story Stephen AdamsRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | KCEN

    Federal prosecutors have refused to give local prosecutors evidence linked to the Twin Peaks cases until a separate federal trial concludes -- something that could further delay the biker trials. U.S. Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr. said he would not release federal court-authorized wiretap recordings of national officers from the Bandidos Outlaw Motorcycle Club.

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  20. Woman killed after jumping out of vehicle in Waco Read Story Jim HiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | KCEN

    A woman in Waco jumped out of a moving vehicle Tuesday night and was then hit and killed by a pick-up truck. Waco Police said Rachel Crain, 36, of Bellmead, was in the vehicle with other family members when for an unknown reason she got out and laid down near Highway 84 and Aviation Parkway.

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