Waco

Baylor receives grant for VISTA Summer Program to assist West recovery

As West, Texas, continues to recover from last year’s devastating fertilizer plant explosion, the city – and dozens of soon-to-be and former high school graduates and other community volunteers from West – will have some of th

Waco Police Department offers free active shooter response class

The Waco Police Department is teaming up with a local church to offer courses on how to respond if found in an active shooter situation.

Man arrested for convenience store shooting last Saturday

Waco police have arrested a man they say is responsible for a shooting last Saturday afternoon that sent one man to the hospital.

"Go Green" event celebrates Waco Health District going smoke-free

Starting today, May 1, the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District will begin implementation of a new tobacco and nicotine free policy for the Health District, Parks and Recreation, and the Municipal Court campus, located at 225 and 201 W.

2 arrests made in connection to Waco Easter shooting

Waco police have arrested a pair of cousins in connection to a local club shooting on Easter that sent one person to the hospital.

Man sentenced to death for 2012 Waco murder of his wife

A McLennan County jury has to sentenced a Port Arthur man to the death penalty for the 2012 murder of his wife.

Baylor Study: Facebook groups improve grades, critical thinking

A new Baylor study shows students involved in Facebook learning groups generally score higher grades and have better critical thinking.

University High school students run on-campus credit union

It's a Central Texas first, according to Waco University High School officials. Thanks to a $40,000 grant from Educate Texas, the high school opened an Educator's Credit Union on campus.

'Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day' to be held this Saturday

"Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day" takes place this coming Saturday, May 3, for Waco, Hewitt, Lorena, Lacy Lakeview, and Woodway residents.

Waco panhandler arrested after threatening to kill 2 women

A man was arrested for threatening to kill two woman who were walking into a Waco convenience store over the weekend.