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.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.