Waco

Baylor on new stadium: "Right on track"

Baylor's football season kicks off in two weeks. This will be the last year they play at Floyd Casey Stadium. In May, Baylor gave the first tour of its $260 million riverfront stadium.

Waco ISD rolls out new initiative to get more students to class

Waco ISD has rolled out a new initiative, called "Wake Up Waco!",  to help get students to class.

Waco PD warns of a new scammer in town

Waco Police Department is urging citizens to be cautious of a new scammer going around town.

SpaceX releases video of impressive Grasshopper test

SpaceX warned McGregor residents a louder, longer test would happen this week at their testing facility.

Couple sentenced to prison for food stamp fraud case

A Waco man and woman were sentenced Wednesday for pleading guilty to a federal wire fraud charge for their reported roles in fraudulent food stamp usage conducted in their convenience store.

Pregnant store clerk OK after Thursday morning robbery

McGregor police are looking for a man who robbed a corner store at gunpoint Thursday morning. Luckily, the store clerk who is seven months pregnant is doing fine in a Waco hospital.

Former Collin Street Bakery comptroller accused of stealing nearly $17M

The former comptroller for a well-known Central Texas fruitcake company is facing a federal charge and allegations of embezzling millions from the business over the course of an eight year period.

McLennan commisioners pass preliminary property tax

Residents of McLennan County could see a roughly 5% property tax increase if the commissioner’s court approves the measure later this month. The court passed a preliminary tax increase by a vote of 3-2 on Tuesday.

Waco police search for Cameron Park assaulter

Waco police are searching for a man they say attacked a female jogger in Cameron Park Monday morning. The woman stopped for a drink of water when a man attacked her from behind under the Herring Street Bridge in Cameron Park.

18-wheeler crash causes big headache for I-35 commuters

An 18-wheeler crashed early Tuesday morning and caused an intense diesel fire that resulted in miles and miles of backup along southbound I-35. The truck hit a guardrail around 5:30 a.m near mile marker 322.