WACO -- Convicted murderer, Matt Baker, has sent a letter to appeal his conviction. The former pastor's attorney, Stan Shweiger, says the trial was unfair. Baker was sentenced to 65 years in prison for the murder of his wife.
The Internal Revenue Service has been collecting an income tax on compensation given to people who are wrongly convicted. The IRS bases the tax amount for this compensation on the former inmate's tax bracket.
WACO -- The Skinny's Convenience store at 2429 Waco Dr. was robbed again Monday night. This is the second time in one week. Waco police say a man demanded money from the clerk, grabbed the cash and took off.
COLLEGE STATION -- Police in College Station are investigating a string of burglaries that plagued one street early Tuesday morning. Six vehicles were broken into in the 2600 and 2700 blocks of Greenberry.
WACO -- There are more than 3.5 million homeless in the U.S., a number that continues to grow in this struggling economy. In McLennan County alone, nearly a third of the population is living at or below the poverty level.
There are approximately 800 psychiatric patients in McLennan county every year, needing inpatient treatment. Unfortunately, the facilities in Waco do not provide enough space for all these patients to get the treatment they need.