Waco

MISD plans to buy 161 new security cameras with bond money

Midway ISD is making their first big purchase with their bond money that was approved back in May.

Free ride program continues for Waco ISD students

Waco ISD and Waco Transit have reached an agreement to continue the "Students Ride Free Program" on Waco Transit for the upcoming school year, 2013-2014.

Cameron Park Zoo celebrates 20th birthday today

Thursday marks the Cameron Park Zoo’s 20th birthday.  

McLennan Co. Commissioner Ben Perry proposes tax cuts for county commissioners, county judge

The McLennan County Commissioners and the county judge could all take a pay cut if a consensus agreement is reached for the proposal that was offered Wednesday by Commissioner Ben Perry.

Myers Industries Lawn & Garden Group announces closure of its Waco plant

Myers Industries Inc.’s Lawn & Garden Group announced, on Thursday, the second phase of its restructuring which will include the closure of the Waco, Texas plant.

Waco Police warn of phone scam targeting Hispanics

A new scam has appeared in the area and is targeting Hispanic members of the community. Two cases are being worked on by Waco police and both cases have said they have lost two to three thousand dollars due to the scam.

Body found in Waco Creek in March identified

The previously unidentified body found in Waco Creek on March 29, 2013 has been identified. It is that of 59-year-old Francisco Fidencio Reyes (aka “Pancho”).

1 arrested in Waco apartment complex arson

Through cooperative efforts between Waco Fire and Waco Police, Cedro Riggins IV, 23, of Waco, has been arrested and charged with arson for his involvement in the fire at Cameron Heights Apartments.

4th of July 'hit & run' suspect arrested

Special Crimes Unit Detectives have secured the arrest of the suspect in the Hit and Run that occurred on the Fourth of July near Downtown Waco.

Capital murder defendant found guilty of 2011 apartment shooting

The second capital murder defendant tried for  the 2011 Lakewood Villas apartment complex shooting case in Waco has been found guilty.