Local News

Waco ISD hires search firm

The Waco Tribune reports Waco ISD Board of Trustees hired a search firm at a meeting Monday to start the process of finding a new superintendent.

Near-filled apartments now desolate

The Parkside Apartments on North 9th Street once had almost 200 units filled with residents.

Baylor zip cars helping faculty and students

Baylor University plans to offer a zip car program to staff and students who don't have vehicles. The program allows users to rent a car hourly or daily to run errands or take quick trips.

City of Waco unveils new urban plan

A $300,000 urban master plan was unveiled in front of an enthusiastic audience Thursday. The plan would make the Brazos river the heart of downtown Waco.

Woman hit by van recovering well

A woman was hit by a van Wednesday, when she attempted to cross Interstate 35. Hospital officials say she is in "good condition". No citations were issued to the driver.

Officials urge safety near school

With area schools back in session, officials at Waco ISD are looking at safety precautions for students.

MCC receives $1.3 million grant

McLennan Community College received a $1.3 million grant Wednesday to help workers at two Central Texas hospitals upgrade their skills.

Tom Delay headed to court

A Texas judge says former House Majority Leader Tom Delay will be tried ahead of his two co-defendants in their money laundering case.

Boil water notice for Waco

The city of Waco issued a 24-hour boil water notice Tuesday for residents of south Waco, including those at Baylor after a private contractor broke a water main.

Former U.S. Congressman from Texas back in court

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay is headed to court again in his fight against state criminal charges. Tuesday's hearing is a step toward a possible trial for Mr. DeLay and two co-defendants.