Waco man arrested for holding girlfriend hostage with ax

A Waco man remains in jail after he reportedly held his girlfriend hostage overnight and threatened her with an ax.  

Falls County Sheriff investigating animal neglect

The Falls County Sheriff is investigating what happened to six horses that were found to be malnourished on property in western Falls County. Sheriff Ben Kirk had veterinarians test 18 horses in total.

TxDOT, federal government launching study on DFW to Houston high-speed rail line

According to the Texas Tribune, United States Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has confirmed the government will tam up with TxDOT and Texas Central High-Speed Railway to perform a study on a Dallas-Fort Worth to Houston high-speed rail

Competency trial underway for man charged with capital murder

Jury selection in a competency trial is underway for a Central Texas convicted felon who is charged with the murder of his wife in September 2012. Carnell Petetan, Jr. was indicted on the charge in November 2012.

Arrest made in deadly December hit-and-run wreck in Waco

Waco police have arrested a Central Texas man they say is responsible for a hit-and-run crash that left one person dead on December 8.  

Custom trash cans a 'no-no' for Waco Solid Waste Dept.

In recent years, people have contacted the city of Waco's Solid Waste Department about having custom trash cans to represent their love for the Baylor Bears, or Dallas Cowboys, or even their personal business.

Keep Waco Beautiful chips down Xmas trees, gives you mulch

Citizens of Waco can easily dispose of their Christmas trees on Saturday, and get some landscape help in the process. Keep Waco Beautiful is hosting its annual Chipping of the Green Christmas tree recycling program tomorrow.

Fort Hood soldier charged with explosives theft released on bond

A Fort Hood soldier was released on a $25,000 bond after appearing before a judge Thursday on explosive theft charges.

Briles to stick with Baylor, puts rumors to rest

After weeks and weeks of speculation over Art Briles' status as the head coach of Baylor University, it seems Briles himself cleared up any speculation with a Friday morning tweet.

Waco PD seeking help in identifying counterfeiters

Waco police need help identifying two people who they believe may be responsible for passing counterfeit hundred dollar bills on two separate occasions.