Textbook turmoil in Austin

AUSTIN - The standards regarding school social studies textbooks are being discussed in Austin. Before meetings began, a group of University of Texas students marched to the school board meeting.

Sales tax rebate down from previous year

WACO - Waco's sales tax rebate for March is down more than 17% from last year. The city's check for March is $1.66 dollars. The rebates reflect sales in January.

Officials meet to fix I-35 congestion

WACO - State officials say relieving traffic on I-35 is a top priority. The Texas Department of Transportation officials held a meeting in Waco to discuss the situation with local officials. Some ideas included extending state Highway 130 and b

Defeated candidate Wilson supporting opponent, candidate Flores

WACO - Defeated U.S. House hopeful Chuck Wilson says he will support his former opponent Bill Flores in a run off. Flores is facing Republican Rob Curnock for the seat. Wilson says Flores shares a common rural experience with local residents.

Candidates vie to replace Hutchison

It is not exactly clear if or when Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison will resign her senate seat as she promised. However, it isn't stopping those who have their eyes set on her chair.

State senator stepping down after a week

UNDATED - State Senator Kip Averitt will be stepping down later this month. The Republican's announcement on Monday, comes just a week after he won his primary race. Averitt cited health concerns. A special election will be held in may t

Shooting at Dallas bank

DALLAS - Shots were reported around 11 a.m.

Waco ISD teacher allegedly slaps student

WACO - A Waco ISD teacher is suspended for allegedly slapping a student on Tuesday. It happened at Meadowbrook Elementary School. Officials say the child became unruly and spit on the teacher, after which she hit him several times in the face.

Unemployment rises in McLennan County

WACO - Unemployment increased in McLennan County between December and January.

Lady Bears star player suspended 2 games

WACO - Baylor freshman Brittney Griner will miss two games after punching a Texas Tech player. NCAA rules required at least a one-game suspension. Griner is Baylor's top scorer, rebounder and shot-blocker.