A 53-year-old Waco man was sentenced to 42 years in prison Wednesday for the 2014 sexual abuse of a young family member.
Longtime Waco attorney Phil McCleery was involved in a wreck Friday in Oklahoma in which five family members were injured and two of his granddaughters died.
A 26-year-old with a mental health disability has been located after police reported her missing last week.
With 150 miles in front of them, a group of McLennan County law enforcement officials and supporters will pedal with cause May 4 and 5 for the fourth annual Texas Police Officers Memorial Ride.
The victim in Waco’s first homicide of the year may have been kidnapped the day before his death, and he was found bound inside his home, a search warrant obtained Friday states.
Waco police arrested a 28-year-old who sexually assaulted a girl last month while the girl's mother was at work, an arrest affidavit states.
U.S. Marshals arrested a Waco man earlier this week after Child Protective Services investigators reported the man sexually assaulted a girl in April 2016, an arrest affidavit states.
A Waco man was arrested Thursday after Texas Attorney General investigators executed a search warrant at his house in connection to a child pornography investigation.
Woodway Department of Public Safety officials announced the promotion Friday of a 19-year department veteran to assistant public safety director.
A McLennan Community College student was arrested early Thursday after campus police said they found him in the trunk of his car, trying to set a fire with his 2-year-old daughter in the back seat.
The city of Woodway promoted Bret Crook on Wednesday to director of public safety. The promotion follows Yost Zakhary’s resignation from the post last month amid sexual harassment allegations. Zakhary also resigned as city manager earlier this month.
A 46-year-old man turned himself in to Texas Attorney General's Child Exploitation Unit investigators Tuesday after child pornography was discovered on an online account affiliated with the man, Attorney General Ken Paxton announced in a press release Wednesday.
A 39-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday evening after Robinson police say she was smoking marijuana around a 4-year-old boy, Robinson Police Chief Phillip Prasifka said.
A teen who remains in jail after a trespassing charge last month at Baylor University was accused Monday of shooting a BB gun at eight cars parked at the school, an arrest affidavit states.
Local authorities were on alert this week after finding a handwritten statement in the Bellmead H-E-B store threatening violence on Friday's 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.
Thirteen neglected dogs and seven emaciated horses that were removed from a property in Bruceville-Eddy will remain in county custody after a judicial ruling Monday.
Waco police have identified the knife-wielding man whom an officer shot and killed during a hostage situation last Friday.
A man accused of concealing stolen meat in his pants was behind bars Monday after he exposed himself to a Mart grocery store manager and two children, according to arrest warrants.
A state game warden's SUV flipped in a three-vehicle accident Monday in North Waco, but no one was seriously injured, Waco police said.
The Bellmead Police Department and local nonprofits are joining to put on the third annual Resource Fair on Saturday in Bellmead to provide free or low-cost services to families.
Waco police are asking for help in the search for a missing 26-year-old woman with a mental health disability, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said Monday.
On about seven acres of rural property outside Riesel, Clarence Holder is in his element.
Steven Thompson, 58, held two Styrofoam containers stuffed with pulled pork sandwiches and all the trimmings, as well as a package of cookies “for my grandbaby,” while walking through the parking lot of a local jail Saturday.
A man with a knife holding his family members captive in a house was shot and killed by Waco police when officers entered the house Friday morning and the man ignored commands to drop the knife, Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
Women forced to work and live at a Waco massage parlor raided last month likely were flown into Las Vegas from outside the country before they were transported to Waco, according to arrest warrants for the woman accused of running the business and an alleged accomplice.
A married couple was arrested Thursday, accused of recklessly causing the death of their 6-week-old daughter who tested positive for cocaine at the time of her death last month, arrest affidavits states.
Waco police arrested a 28-year-old man Friday who they believe raped a woman last summer while he had a handgun tucked into his waistband, an arrest affidavit states.
Two trucks collided Thursday night at the intersection of New Dallas Highway and Loop 340, leaving one man dead, Lacy Lakeview police Chief John Truehitt said.
The suspected operator of a local massage parlor that was raided late last month was arrested on a human trafficking charge Thursday in Richardson, along with her accused accomplice, as deputies raided her Las Vegas home and other locations they believe are connected to a human trafficking ring.
Baylor University police are seeking information about a reported assault of a student who was grabbed by an unknown man early Thursday morning.
A Bellmead man remained in jail Thursday on an aggravated assault charge after he displayed a weapon in a confrontation with a social worker who had gone to the wrong address, according to Bellmead police.
A pickup basketball game two years ago was the inspiration for a free barbecue hospitality event Saturday to unite two unlikely groups: law enforcement and families of those incarcerated in the McLennan County Jail.
Three incidents of artwork theft from a Baylor University academic building prompted the department of modern languages and cultures to remove more than 90 replica paintings from its walls.
A Bruceville-Eddy man was arrested Tuesday, less than a week after seven horses and 13 dogs were removed from his property for lack of proper care, an arrest affidavit states.
A former Rosebud-Lott Independent School District teacher and a Lorena man were each arrested Monday on a felony charge after investigators released surveillance images from Waco massage parlors that were raided last year in human trafficking investigations, affidavits state.
A 32-year-old woman was arrested Monday on a state jail felony child endangerment charge, accused of smoking methamphetamine in front of two young children at a Bellmead motel last fall, Bellmead police Lt. Kory Martin said.
Coach’s Bar-B-Que owner Gary Zacharias, 49, turned himself in to authorities Tuesday in Falls County on a Class B misdemeanor charge of prostitution. He posted bond and was released the same day.
Yost Zakhary, hounded by charges of sexual harassment, ended his long career Monday with the city of Woodway as the council accepted his immediate resignation as city manager and public safety director.
A Waco man was in jail Monday on a murder charge after authorities used DNA evidence to connect him to the 2016 death of his ex-girlfriend.
Waco police are seeking help in identifying a suspect in a neighborhood shooting earlier this month, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
Darious Brown came from a single-parent home in a rough Waco neighborhood, and his family struggled with finances.
Seven horses and 13 dogs were taken off a property near Bruceville-Eddy on Friday morning by authorities who believe the animals were not being properly cared for, McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara said.
McLennan County Sheriff’s Office investigators are seeking help identifying three men they say tried to sexually assault human trafficking victims last year.
A China Spring livestock caretaker, his girlfriend and his mother were arrested Thursday in connection to an animal cruelty investigation that resulted in the seizure of dozens of horses and cattle last week.
An Axtell man who was shot by a McLennan County Sheriff’s Office sniper during standoff almost a month ago was released from a local hospital Wednesday and booked into McLennan County Jail on several felony charges.
CAMERON, Texas (AP) — A former sheriff's captain in Central Texas has pleaded guilty to stealing as much as $40,000 from a jail fund that inmates use to make commissary purchases.
A gas leak prompted an evacuation of the newly renovated West Independent School District administration building for almost three hours Wednesday evening.
A West police officer hired in January was honored Tuesday night for his life-saving efforts in reviving a woman in medical distress last month.
Waco police Officer Willy Lopez was indefinitely suspended without pay following his January arrest on a misdemeanor prostitution charge, Waco Police Chief Ryan Holt announced Monday.
One cow and one calf died from malnourishment days after they were removed from property near China Spring last week, McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara said Monday.
A Lacy Lakeview woman was arrested Monday after investigators said she failed to properly feed her infant.
After almost 50 years in law enforcement in McLennan County, Beverly Hills Police Chief Debra Bruce announced her retirement Thursday.