WACO - Texas residents can now play the Powerball in their own backyard.
Last weekend, Texas became the newest state to participate in the Powerball.
Wednesday's jackpot went for more than $100 million.
WACO - Waco ISD administrators have proposed lengthening the school day for elementary, middle and high school students.
Officials say it is in response to teachers who say they do not have enough time to teach all the required material.
WACO - Local transportation officials have removed median projects on Valley Mills and Hewitt Drives from a priority list.
It comes after a meeting with business owners last night who say the median would cut into their bottom lines.
WACO - Waco City Council Member Jim Bush has announced he will run for mayor.
This makes Bush the first candidate to announce candidacy for the May election.
Bush will run to replace outgoing current Mayor Virginia Dupuy.
WACO - Waco police continued their search this morning for four men who allegedly tried to steal an ATM on Crosslake Parkway.
Police say the men wrapped a chain around the ATM to free it from its base, but failed when the chain broke.
TEXAS - The TAKS test will soon be no more.
The next generation of student testing in Texas will be called STAAR, standing for the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness.
Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott made the annoucement l
WACO - The Baylor men's basketball team jumped to 20 in the Associated Press poll after an 80-77 overtime win against Texas last weekend.
The Bears will take on Iowa State at home Wednesday.
Iowa State is 2-4 in conference play this season with
WACO - The county run pauper cemetary is running out of room.
Officials say McLennan County averaged about six pauper burials a month in 2009.
A pauper is defined as someone who dies without enough money to pay for a burial.
The son of a Waco firefighter who reportedly admitted to killing his father, has been deemed competent enough to stand trial.
Ramonell Stephens told investigators he set his father's house on fire back in November.
A psychologist also determine
UNDATED - 2.3 million Toyotas have been recalled for sticky accelerators.
Toyota says it has a fix for the problem and have three plants ramping up production to get the job done.
Meanwhile financially-troubled General Motors is taking this op