Waco

Local jail switches to powdered milk to save money

In an effort to cut costs from the county's already tight budget, McLennan County officials have decided to start serving inmates powdered milk.

Waco team to attend leadership academy to address local hunger and poverty

The National League of Cities (NLC) has selected Waco as one of the 21 cities nationwide to participate in a leadership academy that will help the city reduce childhood hunger by leveraging federal funding.

Drowning reenactment emphasizes importance of water safety

Summer is right around the corner, which means fun-filled weekends planned at local lakes.

Former LaVega football star's probation is revoked, gets 5 years in prison

A former LaVega High School football star was sentenced to five years in prison Monday in Judge Ralph Strother's courtroom for violating his probation.

Possible siren being discussed for security, weather situations at McLennan Community College

With the arrests of two men in the last month for carrying guns on campus, local colleges in Waco are making sure they are properly equipped to handle emergencies, such as active shooter situations and inclement weather.

Man drowns in Lake Waco Sunday afternoon

Waco police have now identified the 24-year-old man who drowned in Lake Waco Sunday afternoon.

Click it or ticket

The Texas Department of Transportation is having their 12th annual "Click it or Ticket" campaign this month.

Waco PD reports a rise in Craigslist scammers in the area

Waco police say a few "friendly transactions" over Craigslist are leaving some residents short changed. Authorities say they've had a rise in scammers using Craigslist to exchange counterfeit bills for high-end goods.

National Burger Month is celebrated in Waco

National Burger Month has all cow lovers uniting this May, taking a bite out of all the best meat and veggie burgers in town.

Undercover online prostitution sting leads to 24 arrests

Members of the Waco Police Department Drug Enforcement Section conducted a joint prostitution sting due to the increase in the use of social media to facilitate the illegal act of prostitution.