Cultural heritage preservation week activities

Waco, Texas  – A week of events has been planned for April 25th through 30th as part of this year’s Cultural Heritage Preservation Week, a national celebration of the importance of preserving America&rsq

Friday wildfire update

· Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to 10 new fires for 522 acres. · The following fires have been contained: o Mossy Rock Ranch Fire (Stephens County, 800 acres)

Police on the lookout for bank robber

SALADO --  Police are on the lookout for a man who robbed a Salado bank Friday. It happened just after 1:00 pm at The First State Bank.

People line up to shred old documents

TEMPLE -- Folks in Temple are working to beautify their community and help the environment, all through recycling.

Man arrested after firing shots into the air in front of police

WACO -- A not so happy birthday for one man who arrested in Waco early Friday morning for firing shots into the air at a bar. Police say 24-year-old Michael walker was celebrating his birthday at Fast Eddie's Pool Hall.

Community steps up security after double homicide

WACO -- Two murders in one night at Lakewood Villas in Waco last month has the complex stepping up security. Fox 44 went with security officers as they patrolled the area in an effort to keep residents safe.

Update: Teens burglarize home, escape through patrol car window

KILLEEN -- Police have released the names of two teens who shot at a man and escaped police Monday in Killeen.

Lawmakers push ban on synthetic marijuana

TEXAS -- While marijuana smokers celebrated 420 Wednesday, Waco Rep. Doc Anderson celebrated the House's passage of his bill to ban the legal synthetic marijuana called salvia.

Locals celebrate Arbor Day

WACO -- In an effort to keep Waco "going green" and staying beautiful even in these tough times, Mayor Bush joined the Texas Forest Service and local students to celebrate Arbor Day.

Gov. Perry urges Texas to pray for rain

Gov. Rick Perry has issued a proclamation asking Texans to pray for rain -- specifically on Friday through Sunday. He has proclaimed April 22-April 24 to be "Days of Prayer for Rain in the State of Texas."