Foreclosures rise in McLennan County

WACO - A total of 139 properties have posted for foreclosure this april. That number marks a 31% jump from the 106 postings for March, according to the foreclosure listing service. Experts say the increase is directly related to the increase in

President Obama signs health care reform into law

WASHINGTON - After months of political bickering between Democrats and Republicans over health care reform, President Obama signed health care overhaul into law today. A House vote on Sunday sent the 10-year, $938 billion bill to the president.

Pre-K teacher arrested after alleged sexual assault

WACO - A Waco Pre-K teacher was arrested under allegations of repeated sexual assault of a five year-old girl. 39-year-old Fernando Campos was arrested at Alta Vista Montessori Magnet School Monday and booked in the McLennan County Jail.

Issa planning investigation of health bill

Democrats are savoring victory today after the U.S. House made history Sunday night, passing the Senate's health care reform bill. That measure now heads to President Obama for his signature.

Mammoth site attracting crowds

WACO - The Waco Mammoth site continues to draw record crowds. The archaeological marvel dig site has recently experienced an explosion of visitors due to spring break. Since it's opening just a few months ago, the site has drawn over 8,000 visi

Senate seat could be filled by 9/11 survivor

WACO — Kip Averitt's State Senate seat could be filled by a survivor of the September 11 attacks on the Pentagon. Retired Lieutenant Colonel Brian Bromwell said yesterday he's running in the May special election.

Democrats push toward Sunday vote on health care

WASHINGTON – Slowly but steadily, support is building behind President Barack Obama's health care legislation in the House, the result of intense lobbying and politically targeted changes aimed at reassuring waverers and winning over critics. Obam

Woman indicted after allegedly stealing money from church

The woman suspected of stealing from the Saint Jerome Catholic Church has been indicted. 38-year-old Patricia Poehls will stand trial on a theft of more than $120 thousand dollars from the house of worship. Prosecutors say the alleged theft sta

Businessmen hope to improve park

Waco businessmen are making a push to maintain Lions Park, the 1950's era amusement park, which needs major repairs. Those working on the project hope to have the park fixed up by Memorial Day weekend. The park celebrated its 50th year of opera

Baylor student robbed at gunpoint

WACO - Police say a man robbed a Baylor student at gunpoint. The Waco Tribune reports the assailant first asked the victim for a ride at a South 8th Street Coffee Shop. The attacker ended up making the student take money out of his bank account