Waco

Officials find destructive zebra mussels still in Lake Waco

Live zebra mussels have been found in Lake Waco, despite efforts over the last five months by the City of Waco, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE) and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD).

Atmos Energy to perform natural gas flare operation

Atmos Energy crews and contractors will oversee a controlled natural gas flaring on March 17, 2015 beginning at approximately 8:00 a.m. on Surrey Ridge Lane, west of Moonlight Drive near IH 35 in Robinson, Texas.

Waco Water Utility Services warns customers of bill payment scam

Three recent incidents have been reported involving an unknown individual fraudulently claiming to be from the City of Waco Water Department and attempting to collect payments for water service.

43 middle school teams to compete in Annual Battle of the Books

WACO, Texas - Local 6th-, 7th- and 8th- graders bring a competitive edge to reading. Forty-three middle school teams go head-to-head in the 5th annual Battle of the Books competition hosted by Education Service Center (ESC) Region 12.

Man sentenced to 65 years in prison for assault on public servant

 A McLennan County Jury sentenced a man to 65 years in prison for assault against a public servant, habitual.

HEB will be unable to process vehicle registrations the first two weeks of March

The McLennan County Tax Office has been informed that HEB Grocery Store locations will be unable to process motor vehicle registration renewals from March 1 through March 16.

Road Closures in Steinbeck Bend Rd. Area

Waco, Texas (February 11, 2015) – The City of Waco Traffic Services Department announced this morning that due to issues at the Waco PD Firing Range at 7805 Steinbeck Road, the following areas will be closed to traffic from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Former West paramedic charged with possession of child porn

A former West volunteer paramedic is in jail without bond on possession of child pornography charges.

Waco animal shelter reaches 90% live exit rate in January

The Waco animal shelter has reached another milestone toward becoming a "no kill" shelter.

Midway High School student arrested after fight at lunch Thursday

A Midway High School student was arrested after getting into an altercation with another student at lunch on Thursday.