The toxic cloud swirling around the McLennan County Courthouse in the wake of the Jacob Anderson plea bargain has caused the state district judge who approved the deal to delay a child abuse trial set for Tuesday in his court.
Former Baylor University football player Shawn Oakman rejected a “generous plea offer” from prosecutors in his sexual assault case and is eager to go to trial to prove his innocence, Oakman’s attorney said Friday.
Cen-Tex Kennel Club members donated 17 specialty pet oxygen masks to area fire departments to help save the lives of pets that get trapped in fires. Cen-Tex Kennel Club members on the front row are (from left) Julie Williamson, Donna Samon, Gaye Warren and Jeanie Davis. Waco Fire Station No. 11 firefighters are (back row, from left) Firefighter Chad Hooten, Firefighter Scott Garner, Firefighter Tyler Bullard, Engineer Philip Burnett and Lt. Brent Weatherby.
A Bellmead woman was arrested on felony charges early Thursday after police said she assaulted her disabled husband with a walker.
A Bellmead man wanted on a parole violation was arrested by Waco street crimes officers and charged with several drug violations after police found heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, codeine, alprazolam, hydrocodone and tramadol on him during the arrest, according to jail records.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is seeking information about a man officials believe drove into a gate shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday at the DPS Waco Driver License Office before leaving the area, Sgt. Ryan Howard said.
An 18-year-old man was arrested for allegedly touching an 11-year-old girl sexually and exposing himself to her, an arrest affidavit states.
West police are investigating the theft of Christmas lights after a homeowner recorded the crime on surveillance camera early Wednesday, Chief Darryl Barton said.
A Waco man was arrested Monday for allegedly sexually touching a young girl in May, Waco police authorities said.
A man accused of paying an undercover Waco officer during an illegal gambling operation was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities after he posted bail Monday.
A woman accused of throwing an ashtray at a man's head and threatening to stab him during a fight at a South Waco home remained behind bars Monday.
If forecasts hold and rains that started Thursday continue into mid-day Saturday, Waco may be on track to reach its normal rainfall total for the year, after a record-setting dry spell through the summer.
A report from Child Protective Services led to the arrest a 19-year-old man accused of buying, selling and possessing roosters to be used in cockfighting, an arrest affidavit states.
Waco police are investigating two unrelated shootings from the past weekend, including one in East Waco that injured a man carrying a 2-year-old child.
Lorena police arrested a 32-year-old man Wednesday who they believe raped a woman while she was at work in late October, Lorena Police Chief Tom Dickson said.
Waco police have recently stepped up enforcement of the city’s abandoned motor vehicle policy in an effort to clear streets of abandoned or disabled cars, Waco police Officer Garen Bynum said.
A McGregor man was arrested this weekend after he was accused of sexually abusing three children over eight years, an arrest affidavit states.
An 8-year-old girl and four others were hurt in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon near Axtell, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Ryan Howard said.
An incomplete initial check of an East Waco house almost allowed a man wanted on a parole violation to escape police before officers performing a secondary search found the man hiding in the attic.
A 17-year-old driver was arrested Wednesday on a felony charge that he injured a man in a crash he caused in October by speeding and driving drunk.
A Waco man was arrested Wednesday morning after a family member of a 15-year-old girl reported to police the man had touched her inappropriately multiple times eight to nine years ago, an arrest affidavit states.
Police arrested a man wanted on a parole violation after he crawled into the attic of the Astro Motel in an effort to evade officers, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
The McLennan County Sheriff’s Office wasn’t going to let a Grinch ruin a West civic club’s toy drive.
The U.S. Secret Service is investigating the source of $10,000 in counterfeit cash that a jogger found last week on a roadside in Elm Mott, McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara said Monday.
A West woman was arrested by McLennan County Sheriff’s Office deputies Thursday after she allegedly threatened family members with a shotgun during Thanksgiving dinner, Chief Deputy David Kilcrease said.
Hewitt police arrested a woman on indecency with child charge Tuesday after Child Protective Services reported that she sexually touched a teenage boy last year, according to an arrest affidavit.
Police have identified a man killed Monday in a crash with a gravel truck as Harley McKinney, 22.
A Waco man was booked into McLennan County Jail on Tuesday after he was accused of offering gifts to a 14-year-old girl in exchange for sex acts this summer.
A Speegleville woman pleaded guilty Monday for her role in causing a three-vehicle accident in November 2016 that killed a 54-year-old truck driver.
A 22-year-old man was killed and four others were injured Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on University Parks Drive involving a gravel truck and a pickup.
Waco police are investigating a Monday morning shooting that police say may have been provoked by an earlier assault of a woman.
A man accused of pistol-whipping another man and taking $30 from him last month in Bellmead was arrested on an aggravated robbery warrant Thursday with help from U.S. marshals and Waco police, according to a press release from Bellmead police.
Waco police have arrested the grandmother of two children who died in a duplex fire Nov. 2, accusing her of recklessly abandoning the children and taking no action to help them.
Three 19-year-old men were arrested Wednesday evening in Lacy Lakeview after two people reported the group pointed weapons, including a stolen firearm, at them, Lacy Lakeview Police Chief John Truehitt said.
The eastern McLennan County towns of Mart and Riesel are adversaries on the football field, but they plan to be partners in school security.
A Woodway Public Safety Department officer suffered a head injury when a 47-year-old man he was arresting kicked the officer, Public Safety Director Bret Crook said.
Hewitt police arrested Deshawn Lamare Horne, 19, on Tuesday after investigating a Child Protective Services report that he had indecent contact with a 10-year-old girl and 8-year-old boy he is related to, an arrest affidavit states.
A Denton man was arrested Sunday morning after an Interstate 35 traffic stop in which state troopers found four smuggled migrants and $10,000 in cash, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Ryan Howard said.
The Texas Department of Public Safety launched new social media accounts Monday tailored to the interests of the state's different regions.
A 53-year-old McGregor man was arrested Thursday after McGregor police believe he sexually abused a girl over a three-year period starting in 2015, an arrest affidavit states.
A Riesel man was in jail Friday on a sexual assault charge after a female caregiver accused him of forcing himself on her.
Connally Independent School District has suspended a junior high assistant principal Monday based on an image he sent to another school employee, officials said Wednesday.
The Bellmead Police Department has promoted Kory Martin as its new assistant chief, replacing Assistant Chief Clarence Yarbrough, who resigned in July to become police chief for Teague Independent School District.
Waco police are investigating a Sunday evening incident in which two men were shot while walking in East Waco.
Waco police foiled a West Waco car burglary ring early Monday and captured one juvenile who fled the scene near Hilltop Drive and Fish Pond Road, Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
The McLennan County Sheriff's Office is looking for culprits in the Halloween night vandalism of Olive Branch Baptist church and its prayer garden in Axtell.
A month after a Waco police dog was shot and killed when it attacked its handler, the Waco Police Department has, at least temporarily, pulled its K-9 units from service and hired a consultant to re-evaluate elements of the program.
A 17-year-old Falls County resident was arrested Saturday and charged with murder in the shooting death of his 21-year-old brother at a residence near Golinda, Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman said.
A 34-year-old man was arrested Thursday after police believe he fired about 20 gunshots at his girlfriend in late September, an arrest affidavit states.
A Waco Independent School District tutor was fired Friday, a day after he was arrested by Bell County Sheriff's Office investigators in an undercover prostitution sting, officials said.
A 72-year-old pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle Thursday while trying to cross Interstate 35 near Baylor University, Waco police Sgt. David Conley said.
A 58-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after a woman reported last year that he sexually abused her elementary-school-age daughter in a Waco home in January 2008, an arrests affidavit states.
A Waco woman wanted by Robinson police on charges that she got a 14-year-old boy drunk and sexually assaulted him turned herself in Wednesday.