Cody Ledbetter has been trying to get his day in court for almost three years as the specter of witnessing his stepfather’s death in the 2015 Twin Peaks shootout and his pending indictment hang over his life.
Ten bikers indicted in the May 2015 shootout at Twin Peaks filed motions this week seeking to disqualify McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna from handling their cases.
More than 20 firefighters responded to a contained oil fire at Polyglass U.S.A, Inc., on Monday afternoon after an oil leak caused the spread of hazardous toxins at the business, Assistant Waco Fire Chief Patrick Kerwin said.
Agencies throughout McLennan County stepped up efforts Friday to enforce the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law and remind motorists to give space to emergency vehicles and Texas Department of Transportation workers.
Although it has been more than 35 years, June 19, 1982, is a day that many in Waco will not forget.
A McLennan County school district has implemented emergency planning software aimed at making inside knowledge about its facilities easy for first responders to access during dangerous situations, including gas leaks, natural disasters or even active shooter situations.
U.S. marshals arrested a McLennan County man early Thursday morning in Bridgeport, Connecticut, almost three weeks after local officials say he tried to run over deputies during a drug investigation.
A woman was rescued from an accused pimp Wednesday after undercover McLennan County Sheriff’s Office deputies determined she was being used in a human trafficking operation, Sheriff Parnell McNamara said.
A Lacy Lakeview man who police say fired a shot into the ceiling during a robbery at a smoke shop was indicted Wednesday on two counts of aggravated robbery.
Child sex abuse allegations reported in Wyoming led to the arrest of a man from Moody on Tuesday night, according to an arrest affidavit.
A Midway Independent School District student was arrested Tuesday morning, accused of showing a sexually explicit image of a 17-year-old girl to classmates last month after threatening to do so if she ended their relationship, Hewitt Police Chief Jim Devlin said.
A man was arrested Monday for allegedly dumping more than 500 tires in a vacant lot in a Bellmead neighborhood, an arrest affidavit states.
A Waco man was arrested Tuesday after he tried to get another man to pay him $15,000 to keep an affair he had with a woman late last year secret, authorities said.
A 29-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon at a Child Protective Services office on allegations that he smoked methamphetamine in the presence of his two young children, an arrest affidavit states.
A Waco man was sentenced to 40 years in prison Monday after pleading guilty to three counts of aggravated robbery.
Two women were arrested after Waco police investigated a pair of robberies at a children's clothing store in December and January, arrest affidavits state.
A Bruceville-Eddy High School student was arrested at the school Thursday after authorities say he threatened fellow students.
A man suffered life-threatening injuries in a wreck on Interstate 35 near Elm Mott, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Dave Roberts said.
A Waco Police officer on leave since his arrest on a prostitution charge last month was arrested again Thursday after investigators say they found a recording the officer made of himself having sex with a prostitute in November.
More than 280 law enforcement members and supporters gathered at the 100 Club of Heart of Texas First Responder Fundraising Banquet on Thursday evening.
A 62-year-old Mart man was arrested Tuesday, accused of forging thousands of dollars in checks he stole from a 95-year-old woman, an arrest affidavit states.
Waco police and local agents with the United States Secret Service are warning of an increase in counterfeit $50 bills being used in McLennan and Bell counties.
A Waco man indicted for an alleged 2015 sexual assault in Hewitt was arrested over the weekend by Waco police on a retaliation charge, alleging the man tried to intimidate a woman in the pending sexual assault case, an arrest affidavit states.
A Waco man accused of kidnapping a woman, taking her car and threatening to sell her to sex traffickers was arrested Sunday, Bellmead police Lt. Kory Martin said.
With a stack of nearly 10 cold case files sitting in his office, McLennan County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Steve January and the department’s newly established cold case unit vows to give answers to murder victims’ families that have lingered for years.
A 19-year-old woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after she allegedly used a fork to injure an 18-year-old friend during a fight at a Robinson home, Robinson police Lt. Tracy O'Connor said.
A 20-year-old woman was arrested after she was involved in a mid-January fight with another person and sprayed mace into a car, spraying a 10-year-old child in South Waco, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
Waco Independent School District Police Chief Ken Boatman has stepped down from his position, effective Friday, Waco ISD announced in a press release Friday afternoon.
A wanted man with ties to a “1 percenter” motorcycle club was arrested late Thursday night in Bruceville on felony burglary and domestic abuse charges out of Missouri, McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara said.
More than 35 years after the death of 17-year-old Beth Bramlett in rural Axtell, McLennan County Sheriff’s Office investigators say they have cracked their long-open murder case.
A Bruceville-Eddy woman who allegedly had drugs hidden in her body cavity was arrested early Wednesday morning after she threatened to kill a man who gave her a ride from Lacy Lakeview to Waco, Lacy Lakeview Police Chief John Truehitt said.
A Waco woman was arrested late Tuesday night after her husband was taken to a local hospital with multiple stab wounds in his upper torso, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
A Lorena sex offender was arrested Tuesday by the Texas Attorney General's Office Child Exploitation Unit on charges of possession of child pornography, officials said.
McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara is warning local residents after two people reported receiving bogus phone calls from a man posing as a deputy, claiming the residents missed jury duty for a murder trial last week and owed a fine.
Hewitt police are seeking help to identify two women accused in a Walmart gift card scheme in which they stole $2,000 from at least two Walmart locations on Jan. 18, Hewitt Police Chief Jim Devlin said.
Two people were arrested in connection to an aggravated robbery of a pizza deliveryman Sunday night.
A Waco man was arrested over the weekend for two summer sexual assaults against a woman after the suspect and woman both tested positive for the same sexually transmitted disease, arrest affidavits state.
McLennan County Sheriff’s Office deputies are searching for a man who tried to run officers over during a drug investigation in Bellmead on Friday night, Sheriff Parnell McNamara said.
A Waco Independent School District elementary school teacher was arrested Thursday on possession of child pornography charges by members of the Texas Attorney General’s Office Child Exploitation Unit.
A 59-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly tried to undress and sexually assault a Bell's Hill Elementary School employee outside the school Wednesday morning, an arrest affidavit states.
Police arrested the father of a 6-year-old boy who was seriously injured in a crash Jan. 2 when the boy was not properly restrained by a child safety seat, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
A Waco man was arrested Thursday after he sexually assaulted an 8-year-old girl at a Lacy Lakeview apartment several years ago, an arrest affidavit states.
A 6-year-old girl died Tuesday evening after she was injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash on China Spring Road on Sunday afternoon, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. David Roberts said.
Waco police traffic officers arrested a man who has been on the run almost 19 years from sexual abuse charges in Oregon, Waco police Officer Garen Bynum said.
Waco drug enforcement officers raided a Bellmead apartment and confiscated methamphetamine, ecstasy, and marijuana before arresting one woman Wednesday morning, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
A Killeen man was arrested Wednesday after Bellmead police believe he broke into a woman's house and punched her in the face on Jan. 13, an arrest affidavit states.
Waco police charged a man with murder Tuesday in the April 2016 death of AT&T service technician Kenneth Wayne Cleveland.
Search warrants released Tuesday offer new details of Waco police Officer Willy Lopez’s arrest on a prostitution charge last week and include an allegation that he had previously recorded a woman investigators know to be a prostitute having sex with him.
A 31-year-old man was arrested Monday night after he threatened to kill family members at a Bellmead home with a hunting knife and a machete, Bellmead police Sgt. Kory Martin said.
An Ohio man was arrested last week after police believe he followed a Hooters employee into a restroom and took a photo of the woman, an arrest affidavit states.
A tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children led to the arrest of a Waco man who allegedly solicited teenage girls for sex through online communications, an arrest affidavit states.
A 20-year-old West man was arrested Friday night after he allegedly had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl late last year, West Police Chief Darryl Barton said.
Waco Independent School District Police Chief Ken Boatman is on paid administrative leave as of Friday as district officials investigate allegations involving an inappropriate work environment, Waco ISD spokesman Kyle DeBeer announced late Friday afternoon.