A pedestrian who was struck by a car in Interstate 35 last weekend near Bruceville-Eddy has died of his injuries, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Ryan Howard announced Thursday.

A 32-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after police raided a Waco home in connection to a narcotics investigation in Hewitt, Hewitt Assistant Police Chief Tuck Saunders said.

Waco Police Officer Sofie Martinez has been selected as one of two recipients by the National Law Enforcement Exploring Committee for the 2018 Distinguished Advisor Award. Police Chief Ryan Holt congratulated her on the honor, saying, “I am glad that your hard work and dedication in this program is being recognized.”

McLennan County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating the case of a 45-year-old man who was beaten at a bar in Elm Mott while wearing a T-shirt of a Bandidos support club.

Immigrant advocates are calling for the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office to ask an outside agency to investigate allegations that an immigrant detained at McLennan County’s private jail was sexually assaulted by a guard and then subjected to harassment after she reported it.

Balloons and flowers lined a length of railing along the Brazos Riverwalk on Monday, two days after a 38-year-old driver plunged to his death in the Brazos River near downtown Waco.

Lifelong Waco resident Robert Jackson walked the streets in his Brook Oaks neighborhood last week and remembered the times when drug houses and violent crime riddled his community. Drug use, assaults and other violent crime seemed to plague the residential area, he said.

The body of a 38-year-old man was pulled from the Brazos River on Saturday after a car was found submerged in about 12 feet of water, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said in a press release.

A man and woman were arrested Thursday afternoon after a fight at a Bellmead hotel and a brief police pursuit, Bellmead police Lt. Kory Martin said in a press release.

A 42-year-old man who was arrested last month on a trafficking of a minor charge was arrested again Tuesday on a continuous trafficking of persons charge, based on evidence he had traveled around Riesel and Axtell with a 14-year-old girl and had sexual contact with her more than 65 times, according to an arrest affidavit.

Two former Falls County Sheriff’s Office employees claim in separate complaints that they were forced to leave their jobs because of improper and unwanted sexual contact and harassment by Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman.

A 19-year-old man who drowned at Lake Waco’s Twin Bridges Park on Memorial Day has been identified as Christopher Wayne Sharp, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.

A 42-year-old Riesel man was arrested Thursday after the mother of a 14-year-old girl discovered the girl had been in a sexual relationship with the man, officials said.