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West Approves Alert Notification System


On Tuesday, the city council approved implementing a notification system in 2015. It will not have any cost to taxpayers for two years. However, after they will take over payments. More>>


Little River-Academy looking for police chief yet again

Updated: Sep 02, 2014 05:35 PM

The small town of Little River-Academy is without a police force for the third time since June. After the shooting death of Chief Lee Dixon, the city has been able to find qualified people to fill the position, but the problem is they can't make them stay. More>>

Mart juvenile escapee raises questions about TJJD policies


A recent escape by a juvenile offender from the mart correctional facility had neighbors wondering why they weren't notified. Local law enforcement didn't know about it either.We looked into questions about how these situations are handled.We're getting conflicting reports about how the Juvenile Justice Department handles an escape.The TJJD says staff is supposed to alert local authorities immediately but mart police say that's not happening.Saturday the 15 year old broke out of the detention... More>>


Police release surveillance of attempted break-in at Bremond pharmacy


Police have released surveillance photos of an attempted break-in at a Bremond pharmacy, in order to identify the suspect. More>>


Madisonville man dies in Madison County highway accident

A 39-year-old Madisonville man has been killed in a single vehicle rollover accident on a state highway in Madison County. More>>


Police working to identify Temple store robbery suspect

Updated: Sep 02, 2014 04:17 PM

Temple PD is asking for the public's help to identify a man who robbed a Temple Family Dollar Monday night. More>>

Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

A Justice Department lawyer has told a federal judge that a tough new Texas voter ID law was motivated by racial discrimination and should be struck down. More>>

ERCOT: Ample electric capacity for fall, winter

The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says it expects to have ample electricity available to keep up with periods of peak demand in the fall and winter. More>>


Two dead in suspected murder suicide in Rockdale

Updated: Sep 02, 2014 12:12 PM

Two people are dead in what police suspect was a murder suicide Tuesday morning at a Rockdale home. More>>


Missing woman found dead after her vehicle found in Falls County creek

Updated: Sep 02, 2014 12:16 PM

Authorities found the body of a missing Hewitt woman after her vehicle was found in a Falls County creek Monday night.

12 students hurt as school bus overturns in Texas

Authorities say 12 elementary students have been slightly hurt when their school bus overturned on a North Texas highway as the driver became distracted.


Woman dies in freak barrel racing accident Video included

Updated: Sep 01, 2014 07:49 PM

A woman is dead after her barrel racing event goes terribly wrong at the heart of Texas Fair Grounds in Waco. More>>


Two McLennan County deputies credited with saving woman's life

Updated: Sep 01, 2014 05:36 PM

Two McLennan County deputies are being credited with saving the life of an elderly woman who was having a medical episode Sunday morning. More>>

Committee recommends closing 6 state homes

A state advisory committee is recommending Texas shut down six of its 13 residential facilities for individuals with mental and developmental disabilities. More>>

Texas' Perry says disparaging tweet unauthorized

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says a disparaging tweet from his personal account about the Democratic district attorney he's charged with unlawfully trying to oust was unauthorized. More>>

No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU Video included

Bryce Petty threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, helping No. 10 Baylor open its riverfront campus stadium with a 45-0 victory over former Southwest Conference rival SMU on Sunday night. More>>


Police catch two juveniles who escaped from detention center

Updated: Sep 01, 2014 11:47 AM

Police were able to catch two juveniles who escaped from the McLennan County Juvenile Detention Center Sunday night. More>>


Baylor game day boosts downtown businesses Video included

Updated: Aug 31, 2014 11:37 PM

The city of Waco is looking to capitalize on the game day crowds by hosting tailgating events downtown in efforts to increase downtown businesses.


McGregor man killed, 3 injured in two vehicle crash

Updated: Aug 30, 2014 05:21 PM

A T-bone crash between Moody and McGregor leaves one man dead and three people in the hospital.  More>>


Community Celebrates Westfest

Updated: Aug 30, 2014 12:13 AM

West residents are celebrating their heritage throughout Labor Day weekend. More>>


Waco PD gets training for river safety by McLane Stadium Video included

Updated: Aug 29, 2014 07:39 PM

Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens are treating Baylor's first game at McLane Stadium like it's 4th of July on the Brazos river.  More>>

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