President Obama says longer school years would make sense, but he recognizes the money to make that happen isn't always going to be there. One local school district says it's a good theory, but funding could be an issue.
At around 12:45 a.m., officers received in reference to a shooting in the 2100 block of Gregory. When officers arrived they found Demario Ford, 22, of Waco inside the residence suffering from an apparent gun shot wound. Mr.
Waco-- The "'I-35 Bandit", as police are calling him, has struck again. He has now been involved in as many as 17 armed robberies since 2004. His most recent robbery took place in Little River Academy at the local bank.
Mclennan county school districts now have $649,511 to use for emergency planning. Education Service Center Region 12 was one of the 9 to receive the grant in Texas. The money is supposed to make schools safer and help emergency personnel.