More burn bans before holiday weekend

MCLENNAN COUNTY -- The Texas Forest Service has increased the number of counties with burn bans to 236. That number beats the previous record of counties with a burn ban set in 2006.

TIF approves five downtown projects

WACO -- As project funds continue to grow so does downtown Waco. The Tax Increment Finance board approved funding for five new projects.

New bike lane indicators in Waco

WACO -- More and more bicyclists are being seen on the roads in exchange for cars. Now the city of Waco has finally stepped up, creating special lanes for the bikers.

Police arrest man after fatal crash

WACO -- A Waco man is behind bars after after evading police and causing a fatal collision. 33-year-old Anthony Carter was found Wednesday night just before midnight at 11th and Clay.

Federal officials arrest local fugitives

BELL COUNTY -- Two federal fugitives are now behind bars after they were arrested in Bell County Wednesday.

Brazos Valley Food Bank helping families affected by Grimes County fire

Bryan -- Families directly affected by the Dyer Mill fire in Grimes County are getting some relief tonight. Food is headed their way.

Brazos County will implement no refusal program this holiday weekend

BRYAN -- Over the next few days there will be more police on the roads watching out for reckless driving.  One thing cops will be looking for in particular this weekend is drunk driving.

Local pizzeria busted for illegal gambling

WACO -- With a search warrant in hand, federal, state and local officers raided Swift P's Pizza store for illegal gambling. Sgt. Patrick Swanton said the search warrant went flawlessly.

District Attorney Abel Reyna sends message to criminals

WACO -- When it comes to cracking down on criminals in McLennan County, the District Attorney, Abel Reyna, spoke out at a special press conference Wednesday. He says he is ready to bring justice to victims of violent crimes.

Federal Government declares drought disaster in Texas

MCLENNAN COUNTY -- The Federal Government has declared a drought disaster in Central Texas, including McLennan County.