HOUSTON (AP) — The arrest of a Border Patrol supervisor on allegations that he killed four women calls new attention to the agency's problems keeping rogue officers off its force as it faces intense pressure to hire thousands more agents.
Monday, September 17, 2018
Now that Barry Johnson is certain to be the next McLennan County district attorney come January, he’s exiting the campaign trail and focusing on the challenges of his new job, which will include resolving the backlog of Twin Peaks biker cases.
The explosive findings of the Pepper Hamilton investigation of Baylor University’s response to sexual violence were “orchestrated” and “staged to achieve desired results” of punishing university president Ken Starr, Coach Art Briles and Athletic Director Ian McCaw, a Baylor regent asserts in a newly released deposition.
The Hewitt City Council fired its legal representation and hired a new attorney on Monday, ending nearly two weeks of uncertainty over who was providing the city legal advice.
The Waco City Council is set to vote Tuesday on an ordinance authorizing penalties for property owners who ignore lead-based paint, a hazard that has caused abnormally high toxic lead levels in some Waco children.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor charged in the killings of four women knew the victims and targeted them for their vulnerability, authorities said Monday, as some feared more deaths at the hands of the agent remained undiscovered.
DALLAS (AP) — A white Dallas police officer has moved out of the apartment complex where she shot and killed her black neighbor inside his own home.
Sunday, September 16, 2018
An asteroid was named after a Midway ISD student after his success at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair this summer.
Constitutional scholar and former presidential adviser Philip Bobbitt will deliver the featured lecture for the fourth annual John and Marie Chiles Federalist Papers Lecture Series, at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Room 127 of the Baylor University School of Law, 1114 S. University Parks Drive.
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Waco’s short-term rental industry has continued to thrive under new regulations enacted by the city council last year, but those rules could face attacks next year by state legislators seeking to let residents use their properties as they wish.
Four of five threatened Transformation Waco schools met state standards last year, but elected Waco ISD officials will have little recourse to reclaim the schools or exert control over the direction of the nonprofit’s appointed board for the next three years.
The seats were red plastic, the curtain behind the standing wooden cross was a heavy school auditorium one, and in two days hundreds of talkative school kids would occupy the same space for Monday lunch at Bell’s Hill Elementary School.
The man who calls himself Brother Silent blesses his patrons by anointing the soles of their shoes with a bit of frankincense and myrrh oil and guarantees his customers depart feeling like Johnny Cash, Brad Pitt or Barack Obama.
A 36-year-old Hamilton man was killed Friday night when he was hit by a car while crossing northbound State Highway 6 east of Waco on foot, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Ryan Howard said.
Crews for P.F. Chang’s China Bistro are putting the finishing touches on a 7,000-square-foot, pond-fronting restaurant at the Legends Crossing development at West Loop 340 and Interstate 35.
When Waco resident William Terry LeMay, 57, joined the military, it was only natural. U.S. Air Force Gen. Curtis E. LeMay was a distant cousin; both his grandparents served; and his brother and uncle also served as pilots. So, when LeMay joined the U.S. Army, he was following in the footsteps of family tradition.
Friday, September 14, 2018
Scouting the country to test its cutting-edge 5G wireless platform, AT&T chose — where else? — Magnolia Market at the Silos.
The Waco Parks and Recreation Commission is looking to three sites as potential homes for the city’s first inclusive playground.
More McLennan County residents are registered to vote than at any time in the past decade, and local groups are seeing a boost in people interested in becoming registrars to help sign up even more eligible voters.
The Hewitt City Council is set to replace its city attorney during a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in City Hall, but it appears public comment will not be open until after the vote.
A former McLennan County jailer turned himself in to authorities early Friday after he was accused of exposing himself and having sexual contact with a female inmate, an arrest affidavit states.
Everyone has felt rejection. For many it is first encountered on the playground. Children choosing their friends or choosing teams until one remains, unchosen, unwanted, rejected. We discover life can be like musical chairs. When the music stops there is no place to sit. All the included places are taken.
Atlantic Beach — Oceanana Pier:
Thursday, September 13, 2018
City Manager Adam Miles sent a letter to the Hewitt City Council in July accusing Mayor Ed Passalugo of a crime and acknowledging that Miles was among the staffers who had filed formal complaints against the mayor and a former councilman.
Woodway fire officials do not believe the three overnight house fires they have worked in the last six weeks are the result of arson, but they are seeking help from federal investigators in the most recent case to make sure, Woodway Public Safety Department Director Bret Crook said.
A Waco man pleaded guilty Thursday to trying to bilk at least $17,250 from a cheating husband whose affair with a stripper was caught on video.
On the brink of crumbling a decade ago, America's financial system was saved by an extraordinary rescue that revived Wall Street and the economy yet did little for individuals who felt duped and left to suffer from the reckless bets of giant banking institutions.
Maddie Lacy, a senior at Waco High School, and her horse Fandango placed 11th in the nation in the junior division at the U.S. Equestrian Federation Festival of Champions (national dressage championship) held Aug. 21-26 in St. Charles, Illinois.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The Texas Education Agency projects the state will spend $3.5 billion less in general revenue for public education in the coming years because potential local property tax revenue is expected to skyrocket statewide.
City of Waco budget officer Laura Chiota may have done a double take Wednesday when September sales tax numbers crossed her computer screen.
A 67-year-old Waco man was indicted Wednesday on charges he sexually assaulted a 5-year-old girl over a two-month period starting in May.
A 73-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday on a misdemeanor assault charge for confronting another woman at a recent Bellmead City Council meeting.
A Woodway police officer pulled an 83-year-old man from a burning home early Wednesday morning.