Unemployment rises, jobs still grow

WACO - Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in October, but it did add jobs. A Texas Workforce Commission report released last week says the jobless rate rose a point to 8.3%. The state added 41,700 hundred jobs for just the second time i

Bears run out of bowl contention

COLLEGE STATION - The Baylor Bears lost again on Saturday to the Texas A&M Aggies 38-3. The Bears defense gave up 375 yards rushing, the highest total all season. With the loss, the Bears ended their chances of a bowl game.

Caritas ordered to destroy donations

WACO - State officials ordered Caritas of Waco to destroy 43 boxes of non-food donations received from the regional Walmart. It reportedly happened because the group was not authorized to accept or distribute them. Officials say the organizatio

Vehicle collides with bus

WACO - More than 17 Waco school children were taken to the hospital Thursday morning after a driver rammed their school bus. Officials did not know the severity of the injuries. The wreck happened when Elizabeth Cardoza hit the school bus turni

Government to review Fort Hood massacre

WASHINGTON - United States Attorney General Eric Holder told a senate committee yesterday the government is working hard to prevent tragedies like the Fort Hood massacre. Holder says the president has ordered a full review of the incident, while t

Alleged burglar leads police on high-speed chase

BELLMEAD - Rick Rodriguez Jr. let policed on a high-speed care chase Tuesday with speeds up to 120 miles an hour. The chase started around 3:30 p.m.

State officials vote on widening of I-35

TEXAS — State transportation officials will vote Thursday to approve more than one billion dollars in funds to widen parts of I-35. Some state officials think the funds should be used for other projects. According to reports, the funds wi

10-year anniversary of bonfire collapse

Today marks the 10 year anniversary of the deadly bonfire collapse at Texas A&M in College Station. The deadly fire killed 12 and injured 27 when the log pile collapsed. The bonfire still exists, but now takes place off-campus.

Council planning fence height proposal

WACO — The Waco City Council is considering a proposal tonight that will limit the height of new front yard fences. Officials say the plan recommends lowering the height from six feet to four feet. The goal of the plan is to make the neig

Record postings in foreclosure numbers

WACO - Mclennan County will post a record number of foreclosures for the year at 1,387 properties. This breaks last year's foreclosure record of 1,110 postings. However, RealtyTrac Inc.