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School evacuated in Dallas

DALLAS - An elementary school in Dallas evacuated after an employee opened an envelope with a suspicious powder inside. The employee of Ethridge Elementary in Garland was taken to a local hospital after opening the envelope. Officials decided t

Jury selected in Shaver trial

WACO - The jury has been selected for the trial of 'Honky Tonk Hero" Billy Joe Shaver. Court officials expect the trial to last throughout the week. Shaver faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Plano man threatens abortion clinic

DALLAS - A Texas man faces charges after officials say he filed court documents threatening an abortion clinic. Erlyndon Joseph Lo filed documents in a Plano federal court, saying his religious beliefs entitled him to use deadly force to prevent a

Houston man sentenced to three life terms

A Houston man has been sentenced to three life terms for sexual assault of a child and 720 years more for possessing child pornography. Rodney Williams pleaded guilty during jury selection Monday in a case prosecutors say involved a 5-year-old gir

Live Oak outgrowing school

WACO - The Live Oak Classical School could be expanding their school in the near future. School officials say they've outgrown their original home at First Baptist and look to make an old motor shop in downtown Waco their new home. Live Oak beg

Sarah Palin coming to Waco

WACO - Sarah Palin will make a stop in Waco later this year.

Man on trial allegedly bragged of murder

WACO - A shocking testimony was given in the murder trial of an alleged white supremacist gang member. The Waco Tribune reports Jerry Mack Newland bragged he shot a Bellmead animal control officer, "just to watch him die." A fellow inmate testi

Couple charged with child endangerment

WACO - A Waco couple is charged with felony child endangerment after their baby ate pills that were stolen. The child tested positive for a psychoactive drug, but officials are unsure of the amount. Justin Weeks and his girlfriend Melissa Diane

Rep. Edwards says L-3 jobs are safe

WACO - 300 jobs at L-3 Communications in Waco are secure, says Representative Chet Edwards. The Waco Tribune reports the U.S. Navy is pledging an extra $8 million for research and testing a new spy plane.

Waco ISD makes policy changes

WACO - The Waco Independent School District held a meeting this weekend to discuss safety measures for its students. The meeting was prompted by the sexual abuse of a kindergarten student by her 39-year-old teacher Fernando Campos. One of the n