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Preacher sentenced to 50 years

WACO — William Frank Brown, the former pastor at Bellmeade Baptish Church in Bellmeade, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. The indicment alleges Brown assaulted the girl from 2005 to May 2007. Brown must serve 25 years before he is

FBI agent no longer with organization

WACO — A former agent who shot and killed his neighbor's dog is no longer with the FBI. Authorities would not say if Leslie Ledger of Lorena, Texas resigned, retired or was fired from the FBI. Ledger pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charg

Bears fall again

WACO — The Baylor Bears lost again Saturday to the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Floyd Casey Stadium. The Bears clawed back into the game after a 20-0 lead by the Huskers scoring 10 points.

Police looking for mall robber

WACO — Waco police are searching for a suspect in a burglary at Richland Mall. Police say a man was spotted early Friday morning breaking into Kiosks at the mall. 10 police and a K-9 unit reportedly tried to chase the man, but couldn

Man sentenced for stabbing death

WACO — Donovan Darcell Lair, a sergeant at Fort Hood, will serve 30 years in prison for the stabbing death of his ex-wife. Darcell pleaded guilty and could have been sentenced up to life in prison. Records show Lair stabbed Shameka Jones

Plane dissapears off coast

TEXAS — A navy plane and two pilots vanished without a trace off the coast of Texas. The coast guard says a search started Wednesday afternoon for the crew and plane. Air traffic controllers say they lost contact with the pilots, a

Warner call center shutting down

WACO — Time Warner Cable will be closing its call center in Waco eliminating 45 jobs. Spokeswoman Stacy Schmitt says the company is closing the Waco and San Marcos call centers to merge them all into one center in Austin. Local employees

Prosecutors to try teens as adults

UNDATED — Prosecutors of two teens charged with killing a Clifton man want the two tried as adults. The attorneys say the punishment as juveniles, doesn't fit the severity of the crime. Clifton police found 57-year-old Arturo Chavez dead

4 inmates injured during fight

WACO — Four men were injured during a 24 inmate fight Sunday, at a transfer center in Marlin. The Waco Tribune reports he fight broke at about 1:45 p.m. and the cause of the fight is still under investigation.

Humane Society in need of supplies

WACO — The Waco Humane Society says they are in much need of more dog food at their shelter. Officials say with the drop in temperature, animals are able to burn more calories. A new policy where animals are rarely being euthanized is als