Woman dies after Sunday afternoon fire in Waco

Waco Police Department responded Sunday afternoon to 2111 North 21st street at 4:25 p.m, on reports of a fire. The Waco Police Department joined the Waco Fire Department in reference to the incident.

McLennan County commissioners select new jail vendor

On April 30, 2013, the McLennan County Commissioners Court was fortunate to have received two very competitive offers in response to our RFP for Operation and Management of the Jack Harwell and Downtown Jail Facilities.

Waco dispatchers, call-takers receive recognition

Dispatchers/Call-Takers that fielded the numerous calls and handled all the radio traffic the night of the West Explosion are receiving National recognition.

ETX high school basketball coach to become graduate assistant at Baylor

KWKT has confimed with Spring Hill Athletic Director Mark Sartain, Spring Hill varsity head boy's basketball coach, Hunter Taylor, has resigned and will be taking a graduate assistant coaching job at Baylor University.

Man pleads guilty in latest Waco food stamp fraud case

A Waco man has pleaded guilty to a federal wire fraud charge for his reported role in fraudulent food stamp usage conducted in his store.

Outlook for successful harvests in CenTX looks good so far this year

They say sometimes a little can go a long way, and that seems to be the case with the rainfall that's been coming to the Central Texas region.  

D.A.R.E., TASRO to hold joint conference in Waco

The Texas D.A.R.E. Officers Association(TDOA) and the Texas Association of School Resource Officers ( TASRO) will have their first annual joint conference in Waco, Texas from June 17-21, 2013.

Pet ordinance could bring new pet requirements to Waco

A new ordinance in Waco may soon force "pet parents" in the city to spay or neuter and microchip their pets.

Proposal submitted for downtown riverfront development

A proposal to develop nearly 16 acres of riverfront property in Waco has been turned in. The development of the area is called the Brazos Commons Project.

Oak Farms in Waco plans to shut down production

A Central Texas plant is closing in the near future, leaving 150 people jobless.