Local News

'I-35 Bandit' strikes again

Waco-- The "'I-35 Bandit", as police are calling him, has struck again. He has now been involved in as many as 17 armed robberies since 2004. His most recent robbery took place in Little River Academy at the local bank.

Doctor says key to beating breast cancer is early detection

This year, more than 150 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in Mclennan County. But whether a woman starts getting annal mammograms at the age of 40 or 50 is still under debate. The U.S.

McLennan County school districts receive $650,000 from U.S. Department of Education

Mclennan county school districts now have $649,511 to use for emergency planning. Education Service Center Region 12 was one of the 9 to receive the grant in Texas. The money is supposed to make schools safer and help emergency personnel.

Midway Middle School students play sexual game on school bus

Waco-- Midway Middle School students were caught playing a sexual game called "Are you nervous?" on the school bus.

Waco needs a homeless family shelter

Waco--  Homeless men and women in Waco have places to sleep at night, thanks to the several shelters in the area. However, what about the children who have no shelter to go to if they want their family to stay together?

Police need public's help finding robber

On September 4, 2010 at 0916 hours a white male entered the Cash America Pawn located at 6516 W. Woodway Dr. with a handgun and demanded cash.

Bill passes Senate to extend state veteran homes to Gold Star Parents

A bill sponsored to help parents of veterans who have died while serving our country passed the Senate. The bill expands access to state veteran homes to these parents known as Gold Star Parents.

Poverty solution initiative

Waco-- The Waco City Council has approved funding for a poverty solutions initiative to deal with high poverty rate in the city. The plan includes many different organizations and departments all across the area.

Habitat for Humanity helps Waco community

HUD is offering $19.6 million in grants to clean up houses with health and safety hazards. The federal office is going to grant 33- communities with the money, but Waco is looking to address the problem now.  

Waco woman hit by train

A 22-year-old Waco woman was hit by a train around 2:10 a.m. on Thursday.