Waco

Discovery by Baylor University researchers sheds new light on habitat of early apes

Baylor University researchers, in collaboration with an international team of scientists, have discovered definitive evidence of the environment inhabited by the early ape Proconsul on Rusinga Island, Kenya.

Waco Police arrest two after seizing large amount of cocaine from home

The Waco Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit has seized a large quantity of cocaine. It happened this morning when the Drug Enforcement Unit and SWAT Team conducted a search warrant in the 2900 block of Morrow Drive.

First Soldier, family fitness course builds DIVWEST family resiliency

First Army Division West is holding its first Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness course for its command teams here today through Friday.

Waco man sentenced to jail for pleading guilty to sexually abusing child

A Waco man was sentenced to four concurrent eight-year sentences in state jail for sexually abusing a child in January 2012.   Antonio Lynn Steele was arrested in April 2014 on the charges.

Baylor baseball wins home opener 5-2 over UTA

Baylor baseball won its home opener 5-2 over UT Arlington on Tuesday night at Baylor Ballpark.

Early voting underway in McLennan County

Early voting kicked off Tuesday in McLennan County, and so far, it appears to be off to a slow start.  

Local chambers form McLennan County Chamber Alliance

Ten Chambers of Commerce formed the McLennan County Chamber Alliance by way of a formal Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony conducted on Tuesday, February 18 at the Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Detention center employee arrested for improper relationship with inmate

A McLennan County detention officer, who was employed at the Jack Harwell Detention Center in Waco, has been arrested for having improper sexual activity with a person in custody.  

McLennan Co. district clerk's office reissues jury scam warning

The McLennan County district clerk's office has re-issued their warning about a jury duty scam going around.

Couple arrested on injury to a child charges

A Waco woman and her boyfriend have been arrested on injury to a child charges over the weekend for reportedly leaving bruises on a 3-year-old. Carol Ann Matthews, 21, and Brian Munger, 28, were arrested Sunday.