Waco

Central Texas health officials urge vaccinations before school starts

McLennan County health officials are urging all Central Texas parents to beat the last minute rush and ensure their children are up-to-date on vaccinations for back to school.

More than 5,000 educators gather to learn how to help students who fall below the poverty level with college readiness

Around 5,000 educators with Region 12 made their way into the Ferrell Center for the third annual Regional School Convocation. The ESC Region 12, partnered with Waco ISD to bring the event to educators before the start of the school week.

Body of missing local man found on Tradinghouse Creek Reservoir

Texas Game Wardens located the body of a missing Mart man on Sunday, August 17, at the Tradinghouse Creek Reservoir.

Closures planned for parts of Lake Shore Drive this week in Waco

The City of Waco Engineering Department and Street Department will be working on roads along Lake Shore Drive this week.

Two men rescued from creek after thunderstorm

Two men were rescued from rushing creek water after the weekend's heavy thunderstorms caused street flooding in some areas.

A 53-year-old man arrested for sexual assault of a minor

A 53-year-old Waco man was arrested by police for allegedly having sexual relations with a minor. Patrick Neal Sapp,53, is facing two counts of sexual assault of a child.

Woman ordered to pay $1 million in cable service scam

A Killeen woman was sentenced to federal prison and ordered to pay more than $1 million in connection with a cable television scam.

Waco police looking for Target thief

Waco Police Department is looking for a man they say is responsible for stealing some clothes from a local store earlier this month.

Waco man sentenced to federal prison for smuggling Mexican drug cartel money

A Waco man arrested in Lorena back in 2010, was sentenced to federal prison after he pleaded guilty to smuggling U.S. currency for a Mexican drug cartel.

Waco man sentenced to prison for possession of pipe bomb

A Waco man has been sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison Wednesday after previously pleading guilty to possession of an unregistered firearm.