Local News

Bill passes Senate to extend state veteran homes to Gold Star Parents

A bill sponsored to help parents of veterans who have died while serving our country passed the Senate. The bill expands access to state veteran homes to these parents known as Gold Star Parents.

Poverty solution initiative

Waco-- The Waco City Council has approved funding for a poverty solutions initiative to deal with high poverty rate in the city. The plan includes many different organizations and departments all across the area.

Habitat for Humanity helps Waco community

HUD is offering $19.6 million in grants to clean up houses with health and safety hazards. The federal office is going to grant 33- communities with the money, but Waco is looking to address the problem now.  

Waco woman hit by train

A 22-year-old Waco woman was hit by a train around 2:10 a.m. on Thursday.

Belton participating in 27th Annual National Night Out

Belton residents join communities across texas in the National Night Out-- America's Night Out Against Crime October 5th.

Gov. Perry requests disaster declaration for 13 Texas counties

Gov. Rick Perry along with Senators Cornyn and Hutchison have sent a letter to President Obama requesting aid for 13 Texas counties flooded by Tropical Storm Hermine.  The storm left families homeless and businesses rui

Midway High School See you at the pole

Waco-- Students across the area celebrated see you at the pole this morning at their local, public high schools.

Trooper riding his bicycle from Waxahachie to Austin

Texas Highway Patrol Trooper James Colunga of Waxahachie will leave Waxahachie on his bicycle Thursday morning at 9 a.m. on his way to Waco and then on to Austin on Friday as a kickoff to the second annual DPS Memorial Bicycle Ride.

College students help Belton business' recover from storm damage

Waco-- Many homes and business' in Belton were hit hard by the recent storm. Buildings were filled with water, destroying everything inside and out.

Fort Hood residents react to shooting at Fort Bliss

Not even a year since the tragic shooting at Fort Hood, the news of gunfire at another Texas military base hit home at Fort Hood today. The attitude in the community is one of shock and disbelief.