Waco

Midway ISD amps up district security before school resumes

One local school district has been busy over the summer, making sure they have the best security around to ensure everyone's safety.

Man arrested after police execute narcotics search in Waco

A Waco man was taken into custody after Lorena police say they found items associated with drug trafficking in the man's apartment. Drew Pledger,30, was arrested on Monday shortly before 3:00 p.m.

Man arrested after being accused of assaulting woman and her daughter

A Lacy Lakeview man who was in trouble with police for threatening to shoot people at a pawn store, was arrested on Saturday for assaulting a woman and her daughter.

Waco PD looks for man they say stole from Kohl's

Waco police are looking for a man they say is responsible for stealing items from a local department store.

TSTC receives three new helicopters for pilot training program

Texas State Technical College is launching a new Helicopter Pilot Training associates degree program for students this year. On August 19, National Aviation Day, the school welcomed three brand new Robinson helicopters.

Toddler taken to the hospital after being struck by pickup

A toddler was taken to the hospital in after being struck by a pickup Monday afternoon in Waco. The accident happened in the 500 block of Lottie Street shortly before 5:30 p.m.

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.