Waco

'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.

Gas prices rise before holidays

Gas prices have risen as we head into the end of the year holiday travel.

Waco 6-car pileup could preview bad holiday driving this week

As if you needed another reason to drive safely this Christmas week, check out this pileup that happened in Waco on Monday afternoon. A six-car pileup happened just after lunch on Highway 6 in-between Bagby and Beverly Drive.

DPS troopers to be offered 9MM handguns in 2014

Troopers for the Texas Department of Public Safety will be getting new guns come 2014, or at least they will have the option. Officers right now carry .357 Sig Sauer pistols.

Waco animal ordinance goes into effect January 1

In about a week, a new animal ordinance will go into effect for all Waco residents. It requires dogs and cats, ages four months old and older, to be spayed or neutered and micro-chipped.

Fort Hood soldier arrested, charged with transporting stolen explosives

Friday morning, a Fort Hood soldier remained in federal custody after being charged with possession and transportation of stolen explosive material.  

Christmas comes early for some Waco ISD students thanks to "Make a Wish"

Christmas came early for some Waco ISD students. This year's "Make a Wish Come True" program was able to provide presents for hundreds of students and their families.

Deputy doing O.K., suspect facing felony charges after shootout

The McLennan County Deputy who was engaged in a shootout with a man while investigating a possible kidnapping is doing well in a local hospital.