Principal arrested after alleged paddling

WACO - A principal is under arrest after police say he paddled a student. The Waco Tribune reports La Vega Elementary School principal Ryan Borland is charged with injury to a child. Borland posted a $4,000 bond and had been released from the M

Palin shows support for Governor Perry re-election

CYPRESS - Texas Governor Rick Perry brought out the GOP big guns to help his re-election bid. Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin joined the Republican governor in Cypress, Texas. The duo bashed Washington while rallying suppo

Saints win Super Bowl XLIV

NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints won their first Super Bowl in franchise history on Sunday. The Saints beat the Indianapolis Colts last night 31-17. It was the Saints first Super Bowl appearance in franchise history. Drew Brees received

Powerball rolls into Texas

WACO - Texas residents can now play the Powerball in their own backyard. Last weekend, Texas became the newest state to participate in the Powerball. Wednesday's jackpot went for more than $100 million.

Waco ISD considers lengthing school day

WACO - Waco ISD administrators have proposed lengthening the school day for elementary, middle and high school students. Officials say it is in response to teachers who say they do not have enough time to teach all the required material.

Median projects removed from list

WACO - Local transportation officials have removed median projects on Valley Mills and Hewitt Drives from a priority list. It comes after a meeting with business owners last night who say the median would cut into their bottom lines. The proje

Council member announces candidacy for mayor

WACO - Waco City Council Member Jim Bush has announced he will run for mayor. This makes Bush the first candidate to announce candidacy for the May election. Bush will run to replace outgoing current Mayor Virginia Dupuy.

Police looking for attempted ATM robbers

WACO - Waco police continued their search this morning for four men who allegedly tried to steal an ATM on Crosslake Parkway. Police say the men wrapped a chain around the ATM to free it from its base, but failed when the chain broke. The Waco

STAAR test replacing TAKS

TEXAS - The TAKS test will soon be no more. The next generation of student testing in Texas will be called STAAR, standing for the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness. Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott made the annoucement l

Bears scratch their way into the top 25

WACO - The Baylor men's basketball team jumped to 20 in the Associated Press poll after an 80-77 overtime win against Texas last weekend. The Bears will take on Iowa State at home Wednesday. Iowa State is 2-4 in conference play this season with