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University High School student runs from police

WACO - Police say a Waco University High School student bolted after being arrested in class Thursday. The Waco Independent School District Police first arrested him after receiving a notice of violation of probation.

Workers injured in Wednesday construction explosion recovering

WACO - One man is still being treated in Dallas for burns, and two others are recovering at home after an explosion at a construction site. It happened Wednesday morning in the 4000 block of Green Oak Dr.

DPS approves driver responsibility program changes

From Texas Department of Public Safety:

Maj. Hasan hearing delayed until Nov. 15

The hearing for army psychiatrist, Maj. Nidal Hasan, is delayed again.  The defense asked for a delay until Nov. 15.  

Swim lessons taught during school to promote water safety

There has been four drowning victims this year, in Lake Whitney alone, and one victim at Lake Waco. City officials do not take this matter lightly by promoting water safety in a number of ways.

Waco school teaching entrepreneurship

One elementary school in Waco is combining technology with entrepreneurship during class time.

Fort Hood hearing testimony continues

The Article 32 Hearing for Maj. Nidal Hasan continued today. The officers who shot Hasan down in the middle of the shooting rampage told their side of the story in court today, identifying Maj. Hasan as the shooter in the Nov.

One Waco elementary school combines technology and entrepreneurship in the classroom

One elementary school in Waco is combining technology with entrepreneurship during class time. Grades one through four are learning tools on how to start and run a business.

Should there be more security at the McLennan County Courthouse?

A 45 year old man, Gregg Needham, shot and killed himself outside of the McLennan County courthouse yesterday. No incident like this has reportedly been an issue at the courthouse, regarding safety and security until now.

Free flu vaccines available to veterans

From Veterans Administration: