Local News

Woman hits boyfriend with car twice

A Waco woman was arrested after allegedly hitting her boyfriend with her car twice.

Woman sentenced to 1 year for fraud

A Robinson woman who lied about having breast cancer will serve a year in jail. The jury found Trista Lathern guilty of tricking people into giving more than 1,500 dollars for breast cancer treatment.

Waco man attacks father with frying pan

A Waco man was arrested after beating his 65-year-old father. Police say 19-year-old Michael Martinez hit his father after he refused to give him money.

Waco police installing cameras into cars

The Waco Police Department will be installing cameras in police vehicles to crack down on theft and outstanding warrants.

2 women busted with large amount of pot

Two women were arrested Tuesday after troopers found nearly 90 pounds of marijuana in their car. Police estimate the weed is worth over $40,000. Both women were released after posting a $75,000 bond.

Road buckles from heat in Houston

A feeder road on loop 610 East in Houston buckled due to the 100 degree temperatures. The Texas Department of Transportation says the road actually shifted when the concrete got too hot.

Governor Perry visits with Taiwanese president

Governor Perry met with the president of Taiwan on Monday. The governor has been in Asia since June 13th. Gov. Perry says his trip there has led to increased exposure for Texas in that part of the world.

Texas prepares for hurricane season

People from all over Texas attended the Houston Fire Department hurricane preparedness expo Saturday. During the expo, firefighters demonstrated emergency procedures and reviewed important emergency power kit contents.

Teen in drowing identified

The teen who drowned in Lake Waco Saturday has been identified as 17-year-old James Wren. Wren and a friend were both seen struggling while swimming, but only the friend made it to shore.

BP catching flack from Congress

Friday proved to be a rough day for Chief Executive Tony Hayward. Michigan Representative Bart Stupak ripped into Hayward's comment a few weeks ago when he said he "wants his life back."