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University High School student assaults girfriend and police officer

A Waco high school student was put in jail yesterday, after fighting with his girlfriend and spitting on a police officer.

"Bottle bombs" found in Bryan, police warn public to be cautious

BRYAN -- Police in Bryan, Texas are warning people to stay away from plastic bottles that could contain harmful chemicals. Police received calls about possible gunfire Friday. That's when they found small bottles that had been ignited.

House fire leaves 13 people homeless

WACO -- A fire Friday afternoon on N. 18th St.  left 13 people without a home. The fire burnt one room and damaged the rest of the house with smoke, leaving five adults and eight children homeless.

Texas A&M to take part in cyber fair

COLLEGE STATION, Oct. 28, 2010 - College fairs are now being staged in cyberspace, and Texas A&M University will be well represented with a virtual booth for the next one - "CollegeWeekLive Fall."

Fort Hood remembrance set for Friday

Fort Hood will host several events set for early November commemorating the one-year anniversary of the loss of 13 people and the wounding of dozens more on Friday, November 5.

Game rooms in pediatric hospitals keep children positive

Hospitals around the United States are adding more activity and game rooms in their pediatric units. The Hilcrest Hospital in Waco has two activity rooms in the pediatric center for children who are admitted into the hospital.

Halloween safety tips

Police say there are many safety tips that parents and children should follow, to ensure a safe and enjoyable trick-or-treat season.

Investigation continues at Texas A&M for gunman carrying dummy rifle

COLLEGE STATION -- Police aren't releasing the name of the student who walked through Texas A&M's campus with a dummy rifle Thursday night.

Texas Higher Education Board propses new plan that could change funding for colleges

AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas Higher Education Board approved a plan Thursday, changing the way community colleges and universities get money. It could mean students have to meet performance guidelines or risk losing funding by 2012.

Man caught after running from police

A Waco police officer attempted to stop a 1993 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by 22-year-old Nathan Abney, in the 900 block of South 7th on Wednesday evening for an inspection violation.