Local News

Waco company ranks 50 top franchises for minorities

The Dwyer Group, in Waco, has been named of of the 50 top franchises for minorities, by the National Minority Franchising Initiative. The local Dwyer Group runs seven franchise business'.

Toddler care flighted to local hospital

A toddler from Killeen was care flighted to a local hospital Monday night, after he was hit by a pick-up truck. The child was hit, by a 17 year old boy, when he was riding his bike, near the road.

House fires multiply during holiday season

House fires are more common during the holiday season than any other time of year. Fire marshals attribute this problem to improper use of heaters during the colder season, and simple holiday decorations being misused.

Update: Report on twins death in Thanksgiving fire

An updated report on the death of the two-year-old twins who died in a house fire on Thanksgiving says, the children died from burns and smoke inhalation.

Eldery woman rescued during fire

An elderly woman from Downsville, was reportedly sleeping, when her house in caught on fire early Sunday afternoon. The smoke and flames caught the attention of two local citizens who were driving down the street.

Man dies after crash, tased by police

On Thursday at 6:33 p.m., officers responded to a fail to stop and identify accident with no one around the vehicle, the vehicle had struck a pole at S.12th & Bagby.

Black Friday shoppers begin the race

Central Texas shoppers take their Black Friday extravaganza to the next level. Stores around the area were packed through the night, with shoppers ready to start their early morning race to the best deals.

House fire on Thanksgiving turns into a total loss

While a family was celebrating Thanksgiving in Crawford, their day took a devastating turn, when they received a call that their house in Troy, was on fire.

Thanksgiving dinner for homeless at Mission Waco

WACO -- Thanksgiving is the season of plenty, and a day when many families sit down to tables overflowing with food. But, with nearly 1,000 homeless in Waco, that's not always the case.

Green Turkey grease recycling bins open

WACO -- Instead of throwing away your cooking grease after Thanksgiving,  the city of Waco will take it.