Schmidt family at 80k Christmas lights... and counting!

Putting up Christmas lights is a tradition for many central Texans, but for one family in McGregor it’s become an obsession that has practically made their house a tourstist attraction.

Waco man recovering after being shot in stomach

The Waco Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday night at a home in the 2700 block of Trice Avenue.

Paramedic who responded to West plant blast sentenced on pipe bomb charge

A paramedic who responded to a horrific, deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas -- and who later spoke at a memorial for its victims -- was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for conspiring to make a pipe bomb, a prosecutor'

Waco PD seizes $50,000 in cocaine

In an Investigation initiated by the Waco Police Departments Drug Enforcement Section, with the assistance of the Waco PD SWAT, MCSO SWAT and MCSO Organized Crime Unit, a multi-suspect/vehicle stop was conducted at the Motel Six in south Waco o

Three men rob corner store at gunpoint, flee with cash

The Waco Police Department is looking for three men they say held up a corner store in North Waco Monday night.

TX Sports Hall of Fame announces 2014 class

The Texas Sports Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2014 presented by Texas Farm Bureau Insurance, according to Smoaky.com.

Waco's Winter Wonderland hosts food drive Tuesday

Tuesday is day four of the city of Waco’s Winter Wonderland festival, and the city is hoping festival goers donate canned goods to fill local food pantries.

FM 2837 overpass demolition to close I35 overnight Tuesday

Both the northbound and southbound I-35 mainlanes at the southern FM 2837/Rosenthal Rd. bridge (EAST FM 2837) in Lorena will be closed on Tuesday, December 3rd.

Older brother of Baylor football coach dies of head injury

According to ESPN Central Texas, Edward "Eddie" Briles, the brother of beloved Baylor head football coach, Art Briles, passed away Wednesday morning in an Abilene hospital after suffering a head injury.

Tips for frying that Thanksgiving bird

Frying a turkey takes less time than baking it, and those that do fry their bird swear that it’s juicier and tastier than traditional ones. But local fire departments are preaching safety this Thanksgiving.