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Sex offender arrested in Waco

WACO - A convicted sex offender was arrested in Waco on charges of indecency with a child. Bobby James Kelly was arrested in connection with the incident that happened over the weekend. Officials say the alleged victim in that case is an 11-yea

CS police: Escapee not sighted here

Authorities said they have confirmed that a possible sighting in College Station of an escaped inmate was not Arcade Joseph Comeaux Jr. Comeaux escaped Monday and was serving a life sentence for aggravated sexual assault of a child in Brazos Count

Two men charged with candy-selling scam

WACO - Miguel Guzman Reyes and Jose Mario Martinez have been arrested in a candy scam that involved at least 12 children falsely selling candy door to door in Waco. The Waco Tribune reports the children were brought to Waco in a van to sell candy

Bears end season on a loss

WACO - The Baylor football team lost 20-13 in their final game of the season versus Texas Tech in the new Cowboys stadium. The Bears started the game ahead 10-0, but could not hold on to the lead. The Bears ended the season 4-8 and 1-7 in confe

Black Friday attracts shoppers

UNDATED - Hundreds of people hit the stores this morning hoping to find those perfect deals. They went to stores like Best Buy and Walmart and some have lined up for days. They say lining up early and facing the crowds is just part of what you

Jail nears completion

WACO - Only a few steps remain in the construction project of the Highway six jail in Waco. The Waco Tribune reports the jail is two months ahead of schedule and should be opened early next year.

City helps people dispose of holiday grease

WACO - The city of Waco's water utility services has set up a green turkey program to help residents properly dispose of cooking grease over the holidays. The Waco Tribune reports the program has five oil recycling stations set up around town.

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.