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McLennan County Courthouse Still Searching For Funds

McLennan County Officials are still trying, and so far unsuccessfully, to get funding to restore the McLennan County Courthouse. The county has been applying for funds since 2001, but has been turned down every year by the Texas Historical Commis

Local Texas Roadhouse Trying To Better Reputation

A Waco Texas Roadhouse restaurant is trying to protect its reputation. Officials say, the restaurant wrongly accused one of its workers of stealing and misusing a customer's credit card number. Accusations stemmed from a customer who wrote an

Residents Unhappy Construction Will Be Delayed

A group of Waco homeowners and developers are frustrated that a construction project will be put off. The project is supposed to create an overpass at the intersection of Highway 84 and Speeglevill Road, hoping to ease traffic. Nearby residents

Waco High School Seeing Improvements

Waco High School officials say they're pleased with results they are seeing this year after some new changes were made at the school. This year the school introduced a new freshman academy, and a school-wide dress code. Records show in the firs

Baylor Quarterback Out For The Season

Some heavy news this weekend for the members of the Baylor football team. Sophomore quarterback Robert Griffin will be out for the season after tearing his ACL in Saturday's game. Griffin was taken out in the first half when he was tackled by

I-35 Will Close To Figure Out Accident

Law enforcement officials will close part of I-35 over the weekend, or some point early next week. Police say, they will be re-constructing an accident that happened near Troy that killed three people, including a National Guard soldier. They

West Woman Steals Baby; Dumps Him in Trash Bin

A West woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing her friend's baby and leaving him in a trash bin. Police say the woman left the baby in a dumpster near an abandoned gas station.

Waco ISD Will Hold On New Graduation Requirements

Waco high school students will still be required to take health and computer classes this year. Last summer, a bill passed that eliminated the state's health and computer requirements, along with reducing physical education requirements to just on

String of burglaries concerns neighbors

Waco — Officers are looking into a series of car break-ins in the Baylor area. Media reports say, more than 10 burglaries of houses and cars were reported from South 12th street and South 10 streets.

Waco City Council will vote on trash pick-up

In the coming weeks, the Waco City Council will finally make a decision about alley garbage collection. The issue has been debated for years. As of right now, close to 4,500 people use alley trash bins for pick-up. The new law would mean ch