Local News

Mammoth monument put on hold

The effort to recognize a local treasure as a national monument has been put on hold in Congress.

Man behind bars after alleged robbery

A man was jailed after police say he attacked a 74-year-old man Saturday morning. 20-year-old Keith Cobb is charged with aggravated robbery.

Man killed while repairing truck

Thomas Vernon Wooten, 37, of McLennan County died at a local hospital after he was injured while working on his vehicle.

Bellmead man guilty of sexual abuse to 4-year-old

A Bellmead man was found guilty for sexually abusing a 4-year-old girl on Thursday.

Man arrested for alleged hit-and-run death

Donald Derek Dulock, 43,  of Waco was arrested and charged Friday with manslaughter and failing to stop and render aid at the scene of an accident.

Clinic numbers expanding in McLennan County

Providence Healthcare Network is expanding its number of primary care clinics it has in McLennan County. Officials say they hope it will keep the hospital system competitive.

Sarah Palin headed to Waco

Sarah Palin will be making a stop in central Texas. She will speak at the Care Net Pregnancy Center of central Texas at the "Celebrate Life Banquet 2010".

McLennan County sees rise in foreclosures

Reports show McLennan County will have a 5% increase in foreclosures for the month of August compared with the same month last year. 106 properties have been posted for foreclosure in August.

County officials attempting to lower prescription costs

Health officials are looking at options to lower costs on prescription medicines for McLennan county. Prescription costs rose 11% since this time last year. The cost of 623 prescriptions rose in the June.

City cuts police force to almost none

A Kaufman County town has cut more than half of its police force. Some people say it's a risky move while others say the cuts are part of a much bigger plan.