Local News

Early election begins, high turnout expected

Voters came and went Monday as early voting kicks off. Lines were out the door before polling opened, and poll workers expect high turnouts this election.

City of Waco helps build house for family

WACO - The City of Waco employees are assisting Habitat for Humanity in building a house for the Aguilar-Monrial family at 2214 Trice. The Raise the Roof project will kick off with an opening ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct.

Traditions thrive as Baylor University welcomes home alumni

Baylor University will welcome home alumni from across the country for its annual Homecoming Celebration Wednesday, Oct. 20, through Saturday, Oct. 23.

Record number of foreclosures in third quarter

The number of foreclosures has reached a record high in the third quarter. According to RealtyTrac, the state of Texas has one of the highest foreclosure rates in the nation.

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy in review

The U.S. Justice Department is asking that the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy that bans gays from openly serving in the military to continue to be in place while the policy's appeal is under scrutiny.

Baylor basketball player, LaceDarius Dunn, practices with team today

Baylor basketball star, LaceDarius Dunn, will practice for the Baylor Bears today and attend classes, despite Dunn still being suspended from games.

Mother arrested after child found in streets

A Child was found wandering the streets while the mom went to a club.

Highway Patrol troopers to ride school buses

As part of National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 18-22), Highway Patrol troopers in many areas of Texas will ride school buses looking for motorists illegally passing school buses.

Waco Crime Stoppers wins mutiple awards

The Waco Crime Stoppers program was a big winner at this year’s Annual Texas Crime Stopper Conference.

Appeal letter sent to appeal disaster relief denial

The request for help in Texas to repair the damage Tropical Storm Hermine left behind was denied by FEMA. Governor Perry, along with Congressmen Carter and Edwards, sent a letter to the administration to appeal the denial.