Both were great generals. Both Virginians. Both came from slave-owning plantation families.
A menagerie of injured and abandoned wild animals are finding care at Wildlife Rehab Lorena, a federally licensed nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation center in the Waco-area town.
Marlin Independent School District made its most significant strides this year toward meeting state accountability ratings, but the district still landed on the state’s improvement-required list for the sixth consecutive year.
Milo Biscuit Co., whose food truck at Magnolia Market at the Silos has created a loyal following, may find permanent quarters in the former Big Green Automotive garage at Eleventh Street and Franklin Avenue that is being marketed for retail and restaurant use.
A retired judge assigned to determine if 19th State District Judge Ralph Strother should be recused from hearing three Twin Peaks cases said attorneys for the bikers gave him a lot to think about during a daylong hearing Wednesday.
The city of Bellmead had to double its advertising spending, from $3,200 to $6,400, for public hearings on the tax rate after half the city council failed to show up for the first meeting, forcing the city to reschedule.
A McLennan County grand jury issued superseding indictments Wednesday against three bikers involved in the Twin Peaks shootout.
Three Bellmead police officers became sick and were taken to a local hospital Tuesday night after they came in contact a substance often used to manufacture methamphetamine.
Jasmin Hernandez, a plaintiff in a Title IX lawsuit filed last year against Baylor University, requested in a filing Tuesday to remove former head football coach Art Briles and former Athletics Director Ian McCaw as defendants. The case was also settled with the uni versity, according to Hernandez’s lawyer.
A crowd protesting the Aug. 1 police shooting of Kerry Demars Bradley shut down the Waco City Council meeting Tuesday shouting, “No justice, no peace,” and clapping to represent shots fired at Bradley.
Waco ISD dropped from seven campuses on the state’s improvement-required list last year, to six this year.
McLennan County, state and federal authorities are investigating a former nurse from McGregor, who authorities say wrote threatening letters to two judges and his former attorneys.
Baylor University student-athletes did not undergo random drug tests before 2016, according to a new book by ESPN reporters Paula Lavigne and Mark Schlabach.
A former member of the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets filed a federal Title IX lawsuit Tuesday against the university, alleging A&M officials violated his due-process rights by showing a male gender bias.
The proprietor of a Waco massage parlor was arrested last month after a lengthy investigation into suspected human trafficking offenses at the business, an arrest affidavit states.
McLennan County commissioners on Tuesday learned needed repairs to the roofs of county-owned buildings will total $8.41 million.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people died again late Tuesday along with many of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's summer demands as an already bruising legislative session was derailed by Republican backbiting that could preview an even nastier 2018 primary season.
If the trial of the first Twin Peaks case lives up to the rancor and will exhibited between attorneys on both sides in recent pretrial hearings, the McLennan County courthouse could be in for a real donnybrook.
Arizona-based Empereon Marketing may receive $150,000 in incentives from the Waco City Council and McLennan County Commissioners Court during meetings Tuesday, with 750 jobs and $2.6 million in improvements to a call center in Lacy Lakeview hanging in the balance.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX capsule rocketed to the International Space Station on Monday, carrying tons of science research, plus ice cream.
A Bellmead man who was going through a break up with his girlfriend was arrested early Sunday morning for allegedly setting his house on fire, Bellmead police Sgt. Kory Martin said.
A Balch Springs man was arrested early Monday morning after a now-adult victim came forward, claiming he and another boy were sexually assaulted by the man in the early 1990s, arrest affidavits state.
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Police in Texas acting on a tip found 16 immigrants locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a gas station about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from the border with Mexico, less than a month after the deaths of 10 people who were packed in a hot truck in San Antonio.
What started as a teacher’s small plot to give students a chance to explore science outside the classroom has turned into a 3-acre vision for Connally Independent School District students to address a food desert in their area, district officials said.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, hurting more than a dozen others and ratcheting up tension in a day full of violent confrontations.
Margaretta Zuniga tries to keep upbeat about her role as a full-time single mother to two daughters who can’t walk, talk or use the restroom by themselves.
With three years in business and as many locations behind them, a duo of Baylor University graduates will open a coffee shop Tuesday with plans to offer more than specialty drinks.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As Texas' big cities boom like few places in the U.S., Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is trying to rein them in and reassert himself ahead of his 2018 re-election bid, but some of his summer demands are wilting.
Hurts Donut Co., a growing regional chain known for large doughnuts with offbeat toppings, is bringing its act to Waco.
Walt Lavender, 77, credits his good fortune during his military career to the good Lord and a faithful, loving wife, “who took such good care of me,” he said. While serving in the Navy, he weathered a super typhoon, endured life in the Vietnam trenches, and continually evolved his medical skills into a lifetime career.
A landmark ruling on Friday by U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman will force Baylor University to produce interview recordings, notes, summaries and evidence from the secretive Pepper Hamilton LLP investigation into sexual violence reports at the world’s largest Baptist university.
Graffiti bearing Nazi symbolism, the word “Satan” and the name of the president of the United States was found Tuesday morning at a predominantly black Baptist church in McLennan County that is home to about 30 members.
A neighborhood advocacy group alleges that building a new city landfill off Highway 84 could put Lake Waco at risk. But city officials say those claims don’t hold water.
When officials say Brian Robinson walked his cousin, Aaron Crane, to a local motel door late last month after making arrangements with an undercover detective posing as a prostitute, both Waco residents became two of the 71 men arrested in the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office’s largest undercover online prostitution sting so far.
New Waco ISD Superintendent Marcus Nelson will join with Church Under the Bridge on Sunday to bless children who are starting or returning to school. The church meets under the Interstate 35 and South Fourth Street underpass at 11:00 a.m. The service is open to everyone. For more information, call 235-7818.
We have all seen the evidence: shattered glass on the pavement, cars with smashed fenders and bent bumpers pulled over to the side of the road, passengers standing around wringing their hands, sometimes in tears, red and blue lights flashing in the night.