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.

43rd annual Caritas fundraiser

Caritas of Waco is hosting their 43rd annual 'Feast of Caring' event tonight at McLennan Community College. The 'feast' is an evening that features a simple meal of bread and soup to help attendees empathize with the struggles of those who have se

Baylor receives largest donation in history

WACO - Baylor University received an estimated $200 dollar estate gift. It is the largest donation in the school's history. The donor asked to remain anonymous and will give the money when they die.

Postal service could decrease by 1 day

The United States Postal Service is considering cutting back mail delivery from six days to five, eliminating Saturday mail. The postmaster general says more people are paying bills and sending messages online, leading to a major drop in first cla

Senator Hutchison concedes to Governor Perry

UNDATED - Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison conceded the Republican nomination for Texas governor to Governor Rick Perry last night. The GOP nominee will face democratic nominee and former Houston Mayor Bill White. The 2010 Texas gubernatorial elect

Wintry weather hurting nursuries

Recent wintry weather is affecting plant nurseries in Central Texas. Greenhouse and nursery owners say the storms have caused excess damage to their buildings. They say they have struggled to grow, nurture and even sell plants during late 2009