Waco TAKS scores released

Waco TAKS test results show big improvements in the areas of science, where fifth graders' scores jumped 7% compared to last year. The toughest subject was language arts with sixth graders dropping 11%.

Fire risk leads to huge Maytag dishwasher recall

WASHINGTON – Whirlpool Corp.'s Maytag unit is recalling about 1.7 million dishwashers because of a fire hazard.

Waco construction going green

A Waco construction company is going green to the extreme.

Waco fills district 5 seat

Malcom Duncan Jr. has been selected to take the district five seat for the Waco City Council. Tuesday's vote was unanimous for Duncan.

Hasan trial postponed until later date

The trial for Nidal Malik Hasan was postponed until October 4th on Tuesday. Hasan is responsible for the death of 13 people at Fort Hood last November.

Census to count illegal immigrants

The Census Bureau will be counting illegal immigrants in the 2010 Census. The move comes as a way to properly delegate funds to state detention centers.

Experts look to cap leak after top kill failure

With the top kill method unsuccessful, experts work on their newest attempts to plug the leak. The procedure involves cutting off part of the busted pipe, then lowering a cap onto the leak.

New booster seat law starts Tuesday

On Tuesday,  the new, stricter booster seat law will begin. Texas recently passed the bill which requires anyone shorter than 4 feet 9 inches, or younger than eight, to ride in a child-safety seat.

Dispute over old school to be mediated

Conflict continues between the owners of the abandoned Sanger Avenue School and the city of Waco. A court has ordered the two parties to resolve their dispute through mediation.

Actor Gary Coleman dies at 42

Gary Coleman, the child star of the smash 1970s TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" whose later career was marred by medical and legal problems, has died after suffering an intercranial hemorrhage. He was 42.