House catches fire

WACO - John Engelke is accused of setting his house on fire during a domestic dispute with his wife. Firefighters responded arrived on the scene after receiving a 911 call at 2:48 p.m. Officials say they found Sharon Engelke with minor burns in

Rick Perry speaks to veterans

HEWITT - Governor Rick Perry made a stop in central Texas on Monday. He spoke to veterans at the Hewitt Veterans Foreign Wars post. The Governor said the state will fund an initiative to reduce a backlog of thousands of pending veterans benefit

Man arrested on murder and arson charges

WACO - 21-year-old Ramonell Stephens led police on a chase through three counties and was shot early Monday at Mexia state school. Stephens was arrested on murder and arson chargers in the case of his father's death and destruction of his house.

Unemployment rises, jobs still grow

WACO - Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in October, but it did add jobs. A Texas Workforce Commission report released last week says the jobless rate rose a point to 8.3%. The state added 41,700 hundred jobs for just the second time i

Bears run out of bowl contention

COLLEGE STATION - The Baylor Bears lost again on Saturday to the Texas A&M Aggies 38-3. The Bears defense gave up 375 yards rushing, the highest total all season. With the loss, the Bears ended their chances of a bowl game.

Caritas ordered to destroy donations

WACO - State officials ordered Caritas of Waco to destroy 43 boxes of non-food donations received from the regional Walmart. It reportedly happened because the group was not authorized to accept or distribute them. Officials say the organizatio

Vehicle collides with bus

WACO - More than 17 Waco school children were taken to the hospital Thursday morning after a driver rammed their school bus. Officials did not know the severity of the injuries. The wreck happened when Elizabeth Cardoza hit the school bus turni

Government to review Fort Hood massacre

WASHINGTON - United States Attorney General Eric Holder told a senate committee yesterday the government is working hard to prevent tragedies like the Fort Hood massacre. Holder says the president has ordered a full review of the incident, while t

Alleged burglar leads police on high-speed chase

BELLMEAD - Rick Rodriguez Jr. let policed on a high-speed care chase Tuesday with speeds up to 120 miles an hour. The chase started around 3:30 p.m.

State officials vote on widening of I-35

TEXAS — State transportation officials will vote Thursday to approve more than one billion dollars in funds to widen parts of I-35. Some state officials think the funds should be used for other projects. According to reports, the funds wi