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Student hit in I-35 suicide attempt

A Baylor student was hit by a truck while she was lying down in the northbound lanes of I-35 near campus. Officials say McKenzie Fergus knelt down in front of an 18-wheeler in an apparent suicide attempt. The driver reportedly swerved around he

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Board approves graffiti removal funding

WACO - A Waco city board has approved $20,000 in funding to remove graffiti from downtown. Officials say any district property owners can used the service upon request. Half of the money will go directly to removing currently graffitied areas.

Moore Academy receives award

One local high school is being rewarded for its college readiness program. A.J.

1 dead, 1 injured in rollover

UNDATED - Douglas Mansell died and Wesley Floyd was injured in a rollover accident in Limestone County over the weekend. Officials say Mansell was driving at a high speed before he lost control of the car and fell into a ditch, rolling several tim

Money headed to central Texas

WASHINGTON - Chet Edwards and other Democrats passed a bill that will be sending some money to Central Texas. The money is planned to go to 22 different projects in the district adding up to more than $22 million. No Republicans voted for the b

City giving thousands of books to children

WACO - This year's Storybook Christmas event in Waco will give almost 20,000 books to children in the city. Officials say the books will be passed out to underprivileged children throughout McLennan County in the next week. Storybook Christmas

Body found in Lake Whitney

A body found at Lake Whitney Tuesday has been identified as 20-year-old Eira Escobar, a Hillsboro woman. Police say they found the body floating near the Lake Whitney Dam. Officials say the body had visible injuries.

President unveils plan

President Obama is on the job hunt for Americans across the country. The president unveiled a series of steps he hopes will get more people back to work. They include tax cuts and credits for small businesses, along with additional investments

Man charged with sexual assault

A Waco woman has bonded out of jail after failing to report the sexual abuse of two young girls. The Waco Tribune reports the woman's live-in boyfriend, Aaron Satchel, is accused of the assaults and remains in jail.