Waco

Rabid Dog in Lorena Area

(March 19, 2014) A case of rabies has been confirmed in a dog that became ill while in the Waco Animal Shelter and died on March 17th. The dog was picked up as a stray in Lorena at 221 S. Front St. on March 11th.

Be careful as snakes begin to come out of winter hiding

As you can already tell, the seasons are changing, which means local critters are bound to start coming out of their winter hiding places.

Congressman Flores proposes to name Waco VA after Pearl Harbor hero

U.S. Representative Bill Flores has presented legislation, proposing to rename the Waco Veterans Affairs Memorial Center in honor of Navy officer Doris Miller.

Authorities release IDs of those involved in Saturday's auto-pedestrian crash

Officers have released the identity of the victim killed in Saturday's early morning auto-pedestrian crash in Waco. Randy Sommerfelt, 60, was killed when a vehicle, driven by Monica Juarez-Salazar, 18, struck him.

Early morning auto-pedestrian accident leaves one man dead

One person is dead following an early morning auto-pedestrian crash.

Lions Park & Taco Bueno together Saturday's in March

Waco’s Lions Park welcomes the arrival of spring by opening weekends on Saturdays and Sundays starting, this past Saturday. Located at New Road and Bosque Streets, Lions Park is surely the oldest park of its kind in Central Texas.

'Get Covered America' bus rolls through Waco

The Get Covered America bus tour rolled through Waco Friday, reminding Central Texas that there are only 17 days left before the health insurance enrollment deadline under the Affordable Care Act.  

Riesel man serving life sentence given 2 more life sentences

A Riesel man who was sentenced to life in prison in early February for aggravated robbery has received two more life sentences for robbery. 

Salvation Army needs food donations

The Salvation Army says they need your help now, more than ever.

Free diabetes cooking class series comes back to Waco

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in McLennan County and the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District have partnered to provide a Cooking Well With Diabetes class series.