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Citizen police volunteers to issue handicap illegal parking citations

WACO -- The city of Waco will soon be cracking down on illegal parking. Police are now allowing volunteers to hand out the tickets themselves. There were 124 citations issued in Waco from Jan. to Oct.

Disney on Ice in Waco

Disney on Ice is performing in Waco, starting today, at the Heart O' Texas Complex. The performances combine ice skating with theatrics, lights and music.

Woman indicted Wednesday could face up to 20 years in prison

A Florida woman was indicted yesterday, after being caught selling counterfeit designer wallets, purses, and jewelry, at the Heart O' Texas Fair and Rodeo.

Military official makes recommendations for Maj. Hasan

FORT HOOD -- The Article 32 Hearing for Maj. Nidal Hasan is complete.  Investigating officer, Col. James Pohl, has completed his recommendation on the findings from the hearing.

Local pastor wants retrial for wife's murder

WACO -- Convicted murderer, Matt Baker, has sent a letter to appeal his conviction. The former pastor's attorney, Stan Shweiger, says the trial was unfair. Baker was sentenced to 65 years in prison for the murder of his wife.

Lady Bears near upset against UConn

Last night, the Lady Bears lost against the University of Connecticut, 65-64. This game accounts for the Huskies 80th straight victory, as the two time defending national champions.

IRS on income tax and the wrongly convicted

The Internal Revenue Service has been collecting an income tax on compensation given to people who are wrongly convicted. The IRS bases the tax amount for this compensation on the former inmate's tax bracket.

Fort Hood soldier dies

FORT HOOD -- A Fort Hood soldier from Ohio died last week in Afghanistan. Fort Hood officials say 32 year-old Corporal Shawn Fannin of Wheelersburg, Ohio was killed in a non-combat related incident.

Convenience store robbed twice in one week

WACO -- The Skinny's Convenience store at 2429 Waco Dr. was robbed again Monday night. This is the second time in one week. Waco police say a man demanded money from the clerk, grabbed the cash and took off.

Six vehicle burglaries in College Station on one street

COLLEGE STATION -- Police in College Station are investigating a string of burglaries that plagued one street early Tuesday morning. Six vehicles were broken into in the 2600 and 2700 blocks of Greenberry.