Waco

Waco City Council creates Baylor Waco Stadium Authority

On Tuesday night the Waco City Council successfully voted to create an authority to oversee non-Baylor events at the school's new football stadium currently being built.

General James D. Thurman to retire after 38 years

III Corps and Fort Hood will host a formal military retirement ceremony for Gen. James D. Thurman 1 p.m. Nov. 22 on Sadowski Field here. Thurman will retire with 38 years of military service.

McLennan Co. prosecutor reassigned after firing gun at courthouse

The McLennan County prosecutor who accidentally discharged coworker's handgun at the county courthouse earlier this month has been reassigned within the department.

Man seriously injured after trying to stop thief from stealing his truck

The Waco Police Department is looking for a man who stole a truck and drove off with the owner latched onto the back of it, dragging the victim down an alley before ditching the ride altogether Monday night.

Baylor loses LT to season-ending surgery; Signs point to former Kilgore Bulldog to fill shoes

According to Craig Smoak of ESPN Central Texas, Baylor starting left tackle Spencer Drango is done for the season and will undergo back surgery, Tuesday.

Waco Police looking for suspect(s) in vehicle theft, capital murder

Waco Police believe that a vehicle theft may have lead to an attempted capital murder. Monday evening at 7:54 p.m. in the 1700 block of North 17th Street police were called to what they believed was an auto/pedestrian accident.

Teenager may have set car on fire before burglarizing owner's home

A teenager that alerted a family that their car was on fire may have been the one who started it before burglarizing their home.

I-35 closures in Temple, Waco create detours

WACO - MLK Blvd under I-35 near mile marker 335 is closed to both eastbound and westbound traffic. The closure is expected to be complete by December 23, 2013.

Baylor picks up Briles for an additional 10 years

The Baylor Bears have reeled in their head football coach, Art Briles, for another 10 years.

Project Manager: "Baylor Stadium construction right on track"

Baylor gave its third tour of the new Baylor Stadium Wednesday and the progress inside has come a long way in just the past few months since the last one. Jim Heley, the project manager, said the stadium is exactly 46% complete.