Local News

Outdoor watering banned until Saturday

The city of Waco has placed a voluntary ban on all outdoor watering until Saturday. Crews are currently working to fix a giant water pipe that ruptured Wednesday.

Truck smashes into house

Waco firefighters, police and medical emergency personnel attempted to pull a white Ford F-150 from a house, after police say a truck drove into a house.

Baylor makes top 100 of best colleges

The latest U.S. News & World report ranks Baylor University as number 79 on the list of best colleges.

Burglar(s) break into elementary school

Over the weekend, Speegleville Elementary was broken into and vandalized. The suspects broke into the back of the school and once inside, they broke into the school office, classrooms and the teachers lounge.

Waco reaches record high temps

Record temperatures reached 106 degrees in Waco Monday. The National Weather Service says the original record for the day was 105, set in 1951.

Texas sales tax holiday this week

The Texas sales tax holiday is August 20-22. The 2009 legislature expanded the list of items qualifying for tax exemption during the three-day weekend.

Clerk stabbed in convenience store robbery

A Bellmead convenience store clerk died after he was stabbed Saturday. The Waco Tribune reports the man was at the new Quick Food Mart on Old Dallas Highway.

Waco man found dead in pool

Emergency personnel were called to the French Quarter Apartments located at 1300 N. 43RD just after 7:00 a.m. Friday, after a resident saw a body at the bottom of the apartment’s pool.

White calls for debate; Perry for financial past

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White is again pressing Republican Governor Rick Perry to debate. However, Perry says White must first release more financial records.

Bill Miller's used cars hits century mark

Bill Miller's used cars of Waco is still rolling along after 100 years.