Waco

McLennan County passes new county-wide smoking restrictions

McLennan County officials say they're finally "catching up with the curve", as they unanimously approved new smoking restrictions this week.  

Waco PD arrests two more juveniles in IH 35 rock throwing incident

Waco police have arrested two more juveniles in connection to a June 29 rock throwing incident on Interstate Highway 35.

1 arrested for aggravated assault, fail to stop, render aid

Thursday, around 1:20 p.m.,, Waco detectives arrested 24-year-old Justin Toyin Onalaja at his home for two counts of Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon Bodily Injury and two counts of Fail to Stop and Render Aid.

MISD plans to buy 161 new security cameras with bond money

Midway ISD is making their first big purchase with their bond money that was approved back in May.

Free ride program continues for Waco ISD students

Waco ISD and Waco Transit have reached an agreement to continue the "Students Ride Free Program" on Waco Transit for the upcoming school year, 2013-2014.

Cameron Park Zoo celebrates 20th birthday today

Thursday marks the Cameron Park Zoo’s 20th birthday.  

McLennan Co. Commissioner Ben Perry proposes tax cuts for county commissioners, county judge

The McLennan County Commissioners and the county judge could all take a pay cut if a consensus agreement is reached for the proposal that was offered Wednesday by Commissioner Ben Perry.

Myers Industries Lawn & Garden Group announces closure of its Waco plant

Myers Industries Inc.’s Lawn & Garden Group announced, on Thursday, the second phase of its restructuring which will include the closure of the Waco, Texas plant.

Waco Police warn of phone scam targeting Hispanics

A new scam has appeared in the area and is targeting Hispanic members of the community. Two cases are being worked on by Waco police and both cases have said they have lost two to three thousand dollars due to the scam.

Body found in Waco Creek in March identified

The previously unidentified body found in Waco Creek on March 29, 2013 has been identified. It is that of 59-year-old Francisco Fidencio Reyes (aka “Pancho”).