Man with Waco connection named Chief of Texas Rangers

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Texas Public Safety Commission has announced the appointment of Kirby Dendy as assistant director/chief in charge of the Texas Rangers effective September 1, 2012.

Two TWC grants helping train local employees through MCC

WACO -- Two grants totaling $1.4 million to McLennan Community College is helping more than 1,100 employees in Waco get more training they may not have otherwise.

Friends remember Constable Bachmann

COLLEGE STATION -- While a community is still shaken by the tragedy that happened three days ago in College Station, those closest to Constable Brian Bachmann are trying to wrap their heads around the fact that he won't be coming home.

Man robbed at gunpoint in Waco

WACO -- Two men are at large after holding up a Waco store attendant outside his store at gunpoint.

Fire destroys home, displaces 5

WACO -- A family of five is without a home tonight after an early evening fire destroyed it. It happened around 6 last night on the 800 block of Lennex in East Waco.

West Nile Virus continues to spread

WACO -- Two more cases of West Nile have been confirmed in McLennan county, bringing the total to 21.

Tax free weekend just days away

WACO -- Starting this Friday a swarm of shoppers will be hitting the stores for tax free weekend.

Explaining the deferred action policy

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services began accepting requests Wednesday for consideration of deferred action for young undocumented immigrants who arrived in America as children.

Equipment en route to drill relieve well at Louisiana sinkhole

Throughout the day the Louisiana State Police will be assisting Texas Brine in moving equipment needed to drill a relief well at the location of the sinkhole in Bayou Corne.

Shooting wounds guard at Family Research Council

A shooting in the lobby of the conservative Family Research Council in Washington wounded a security guard Wednesday, investigators said.