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House fire on Thanksgiving turns into a total loss

While a family was celebrating Thanksgiving in Crawford, their day took a devastating turn, when they received a call that their house in Troy, was on fire.

Thanksgiving dinner for homeless at Mission Waco

WACO -- Thanksgiving is the season of plenty, and a day when many families sit down to tables overflowing with food. But, with nearly 1,000 homeless in Waco, that's not always the case.

Green Turkey grease recycling bins open

WACO -- Instead of throwing away your cooking grease after Thanksgiving,  the city of Waco will take it.

DOT out to help anyone with vahicle problems on holiday

WACO -- Traffic Thursday may have been a little better than Wednesday, but for those traveling, DPS troopers say to slow down and plan for heavy traffic.

Church fire damages activities center

WACO -- A church fire this morning left fire fighters investigating what happened. Church administrators say they think it was an electrical fire.  

DPS urge drivers to be cautious this Thanksgiving

WACO -- nearly 100,000 vehicles will make their way through Waco interstate 35 on Thanksgiving. Just last Thanksgiving, Texas had 39 traffic deaths and more than 1,000 serious injury crashes.

Fort Hood soldier found dead in apartment

COPPERAS COVE --  Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who was found dead in his apartment Nov. 19.

Burn ban puts out Texas A&M bonfire

COLLEGE STATION -- A burn ban put out plans for the traditional bonfire at Texas A&M again Wednesday. The students have the bonfire before the Thanksgiving day game against University of Texas.

Free hotel rooms for those with loved ones in hospital on Thanksgiving

WACO -- Those who have loved ones in the hospital or other treatment centers don't have to miss out this Thanksgiving. Owners of a local hotel chain have a program that makes it affordable to see family this holiday season.

Killeen school district employee found dead

A Killeen school district employee was found dead, early Tuesday morning. A school coach discovered the body, on the campus of Ellison High School, and contacted the Killeen police department.