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Local drug and alcohol treatment center reducing number of beds

A local drug and alcohol treatment center will be greatly reducing their number of beds, and selling the property.

Waco police search for suspects who walked out on restaurant bill

Waco police are searching for three suspects who skipped out on their bill, at the George's Restaurant on Speight Avenue. Police say the three men walked out on their 36 dollar tab, Saturday night, around 11:30 pm.

Congressman Bill Flores blames the President for high gas prices

The debate over oil and gas is nothing new. Now, Central Texas Congressman Bill Flores blames President Obama, for the decline in domestic oil production.

Students support bill to legalize concealed handguns on campus

COLLEGE STATION -- It's a topic that keeps coming up in Texas: should concealed guns should be allowed on college campuses?

Health care law repealed by the House

With a vote of 245 to 189, House lawmakers overturned an Act that President Barack Obama signed into law, about a year ago.The office of Congressman Bill Flores, calls this health care act, "unconstitutional, job-killing, and budget bustin

DPS program aims to help drivers pay off suspended license fees

WACO -- If your drivers license is suspended because you haven't been able to pay off fees for traffic violations you now have a chance to get it back.

National Homelessness Report Singles out Texas for "doubling up"

WACO -- Homeless numbers have gone up significantly since the recession, and this year isn't any different in McLennan County.

Two robbers caught in the act

Police caught two armed robbers, Tuesday night,while they were robbing a convenience store in Waco. Police walked in on the robbery, after an officer noticed something odd at a CEFCO Convenience store, just after midnight.

New state budget proposal has school officials worried

The first draft proposal for the upcoming state budget says public education funding could be cut by five billion dollars, and colleges and universities may lose more than 770 million dollars.

Bryan nurse found dead in hospital restroom

BRYAN -- A nurse was found dead Monday morning in a hospital restroom after what police think was an overdose. It happened at the St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan.