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McLennan County seeks jail vendor competition

This week, McLennan County Commissioners voted to seek proposals from vendors to run the Jack Harwell Detention Center in Waco.

Habitual felon gets 75 years

A habitual felon will now likely spend the rest of his life in prison after being sentenced to 75 years for assaulting a man with a hammer.

Three-year old nearly drowns to death

A three-year old boy from Lorena is alive today after nearly drowning to death in a nearby swimming pool late Wednesday afternoon.

Freestone County sheriff, officer arrested for falsifying training records

Two Central Texas officials have been arrested for allegedly falsifying training records.

Drug cartels on the rise, many travel through Central Texas

A new report released by DPS shows the threat of gangs and drug cartels is on the rise here in Central Texas.

Confirmed rabies in Waco has officials urging community to be cautious of strays

For the first time in almost a decade, the rabies virus has made its way into Waco. According to city animal control officers, the last documented case of rabies was in 2006.

$150K found stashed in soda cans

More than $150,000 in undeclared currency was discovered hidden in cans Wednesday morning at the El Paso port of Entry.

Gay rights signs placed on TX Chik-fil-A restaurant

A Chick-fil-A restaurant in San Antonio, Texas, became a battleground for gay rights. More than two dozen signs covered the windows Thursday morning, calling for marriage equality.

TX officials warn of senior citizen identity theft scam

State authorities are warning senior citizens to be wary of identity thieves who are posing as Medicare officials in an attempt to steal seniors’ sensitive personal information.

AMBER ALERT CANCELED: Dallas teen found safe

UPDATE: An Amber Alert is canceled for a Dallas teen kidnapped Tuesday.  According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Aron Lavon Jones, 16, was found safe this morning.