Council member announces candidacy for mayor

WACO - Waco City Council Member Jim Bush has announced he will run for mayor. This makes Bush the first candidate to announce candidacy for the May election. Bush will run to replace outgoing current Mayor Virginia Dupuy.

Police looking for attempted ATM robbers

WACO - Waco police continued their search this morning for four men who allegedly tried to steal an ATM on Crosslake Parkway. Police say the men wrapped a chain around the ATM to free it from its base, but failed when the chain broke. The Waco

STAAR test replacing TAKS

TEXAS - The TAKS test will soon be no more. The next generation of student testing in Texas will be called STAAR, standing for the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness. Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott made the annoucement l

Bears scratch their way into the top 25

WACO - The Baylor men's basketball team jumped to 20 in the Associated Press poll after an 80-77 overtime win against Texas last weekend. The Bears will take on Iowa State at home Wednesday. Iowa State is 2-4 in conference play this season with

'Pauper' cemetery low on space

WACO - The county run pauper cemetary is running out of room. Officials say McLennan County averaged about six pauper burials a month in 2009. A pauper is defined as someone who dies without enough money to pay for a burial. Presently, Restl

Man who killed father found competent, will stand trial

The son of a Waco firefighter who reportedly admitted to killing his father, has been deemed competent enough to stand trial. Ramonell Stephens told investigators he set his father's house on fire back in November. A psychologist also determine

Toyota reeling from pedal recall

UNDATED - 2.3 million Toyotas have been recalled for sticky accelerators. Toyota says it has a fix for the problem and have three plants ramping up production to get the job done. Meanwhile financially-troubled General Motors is taking this op

Taxpayers pay $101,000 for Pelosi's in-flight 'food, booze'

It reads like a dream order for a wild frat party: Maker's Mark whiskey, Courvoisier cognac, Johnny Walker Red scotch, Grey Goose vodka, E&J brandy, Bailey's Irish Crème, Bacardi Light rum, Jim Beam whiskey, Beefeater gin, Dewars scotch, Bombay Sapph

Police looking for man attacking young boys

WACO - Waco police are looking for a man who's allegedly attacked several young boys in the past couple of months. The Waco Tribune reports the attacks happened in the Woodway area.

Texas Rangers Museum could face problems

The future home of the Texas Rangers Museum is being built on top of a landfill. The Waco Tribune reports state regulators notified city officials last week about the museum being built on top of the closed landfill. City officials are not sure