County jail to begin checking immigration status

WACO - County jailers are looking to cut down on illegal immigrants. The Waco Tribune reports the McClennan County Jail will now check the immigration status of people when they are booked into the jail. Fingerprints of those jailed will be che

Former Majority Leader backs Senator Hutchison

TEXAS - Former Majority Leader Dick Armey is backing Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison in her race for the governors seat. Armey was a leading figure in the 1994 Republican revolution and is a leader in the Tea Party movement now.

Bears fall to K-State in a squeaker

WACO - 11th ranked Kansas State squeaked out a win last night over the number 24th ranked Baylor Bears 76 to 74. It was the first ever top 25 matchup for men's basketball in the Ferrell Center. Tweety Carter missed a last second shot to tie the

Officials arrest last of four home invasion suspects

WACO - Four Waco residents are out on bond in connection with a home invasion robbery back in December. Officials arrested Clinton Tynes Monday at the Town Oaks Apartments on Sanger Avenue.

Fire destroys family's home

WACO - A fire Monday morning sent five people to the hospital and displaced a family of six in north Waco. Fire investigators say the fire started because of items being placed too close to a space heater. The Waco Tribune reports firefighters

Shooting at capital building, one arrested

AUSTIN - Shots were fired Thursday at the Texas state capital in Austin. Officials believe 24-year-old Fausto Cardenas acted alone. Cardenas is from the Houston area.

Saints march on to Miami

NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints will head to the Super Bowl for the first time ever in franchise history after an overtime win over the Vikings Sunday night. They will meet the Indianapolis Colts who defeated the New York Jets over on Sunday

Former Waco Minister sentenced to prison

WACO—Former Waco Baptist Minister Matt Baker will spend 65 years in prison for the drugging and suffocation death of his wife. He'll be 70 years old before he's eligible for parole.

Shots fired at capitol building in Austin, one in custody

AUSTIN - Police say gunshots were fired on the south steps of the Texas Capitol Building this afternoon. More than half a dozen Texas Department of Public Safety cars descended on the capitol and officers carrying rifles surrounded the building.

Former minister found guilty of murder

WACO - Former Waco Baptist minister Matt Baker was found guilty of first degree murder Wednesday for the death of his 32 year-old wife, Kari. Baker never took the stand before the defense rested. Sentencing is scheduled for today.