Waco

Local Christmas tree disposal/recycling dates

Now that the holiday season is almost over, it's time to start taking down Christmas trees. Waco, Temple, Killeen and nearly every other Central Texas town has a free recycling program for residents.

Enduring legacy of generosity to Baylor prompts Regents' action

 Baylor University announced today that it would name its new football stadium, McLane Stadium, after one of the most distinguished and generous alumni families in Baylor University history. The name honors Drayton McLane Jr.

Man killed in one-vehicle accident on Highway 6

A man was killed in a one-vehicle collision near Waco yesterday morning when his car flew off the road and landed in a nearby creek.

Waco Transit offers safe rides for New Year's Eve

Waco Transit is once again providing safe transportation for the New Year's holiday.

Waco woman robbed at gunpoint

Sunday afternoon, at 4:29 p.m., a 34-year-old female employee of the Alon Convenience Store, located at 25th Street and Waco Drive, was attempting to make a store deposit at a local bank when she was robbed.

Pre-trial intervention program proves successful in McLennan County

A new program in McLennan County is keeping non-violent criminals from clogging up the judicial system while also generating money for the county.

'Fly Waco' campaign extended until 2014

After about five months of successful campaigning, the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce has decided to extend its "Fly Waco Campaign". The campaign aims to increase usage of the Waco Regional Airport.  

'Red Kettle' donations come up short this year

Donations to the Salvation Army through the "Red Kettle Campaign" were not as great as officials anticipated this year.

Forfeiture funds assist Central Texas law enforcement agencies

McLennan County law enforcement agencies are reaping the fruits of their labor.

Midway ISD to distribute iPads after winter break

Big changes are in store for Midway ISD students when they resume classes after the holiday break. Beginning in January, the district will start its "1:1 initiative", giving every student their own iPad.