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McCleary Center getting renovated into skate park

WACO - One park in Waco is getting the green light while other projects are on hold. City leaders are planning a $2.2 million dollar renovation of the old Charlie McCleary Tennis Center. The renovation includes an upgrade to the park's ska

House catches fire

WACO - John Engelke is accused of setting his house on fire during a domestic dispute with his wife. Firefighters responded arrived on the scene after receiving a 911 call at 2:48 p.m. Officials say they found Sharon Engelke with minor burns in

Man arrested on murder and arson charges

WACO - 21-year-old Ramonell Stephens led police on a chase through three counties and was shot early Monday at Mexia state school. Stephens was arrested on murder and arson chargers in the case of his father's death and destruction of his house.

Bears run out of bowl contention

COLLEGE STATION - The Baylor Bears lost again on Saturday to the Texas A&M Aggies 38-3. The Bears defense gave up 375 yards rushing, the highest total all season. With the loss, the Bears ended their chances of a bowl game.

Vehicle collides with bus

WACO - More than 17 Waco school children were taken to the hospital Thursday morning after a driver rammed their school bus. Officials did not know the severity of the injuries. The wreck happened when Elizabeth Cardoza hit the school bus turni

Alleged burglar leads police on high-speed chase

BELLMEAD - Rick Rodriguez Jr. let policed on a high-speed care chase Tuesday with speeds up to 120 miles an hour. The chase started around 3:30 p.m.

10-year anniversary of bonfire collapse

Today marks the 10 year anniversary of the deadly bonfire collapse at Texas A&M in College Station. The deadly fire killed 12 and injured 27 when the log pile collapsed. The bonfire still exists, but now takes place off-campus.

Council planning fence height proposal

WACO — The Waco City Council is considering a proposal tonight that will limit the height of new front yard fences. Officials say the plan recommends lowering the height from six feet to four feet. The goal of the plan is to make the neig

Record postings in foreclosure numbers

WACO - Mclennan County will post a record number of foreclosures for the year at 1,387 properties. This breaks last year's foreclosure record of 1,110 postings. However, RealtyTrac Inc.

Deadly plane crash in Burnet

BURNET - A small single engine plane crash in Burnet has claimed the life of a pilot. The accident happened only one mile from the Burnet airport. The pilot was enroute to Spicewood, Texas.