Local News

McLennan County school districts receive $650,000 from U.S. Department of Education

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.

Midway Middle School students play sexual game on school bus

Waco-- Midway Middle School students were caught playing a sexual game called "Are you nervous?" on the school bus.

Waco needs a homeless family shelter

Waco--  Homeless men and women in Waco have places to sleep at night, thanks to the several shelters in the area. However, what about the children who have no shelter to go to if they want their family to stay together?

Police need public's help finding robber

On September 4, 2010 at 0916 hours a white male entered the Cash America Pawn located at 6516 W. Woodway Dr. with a handgun and demanded cash.

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