Woodway Police are asking for help identifying theft suspects they are calling “wine bandits,” after 21 bottles of wine worth a total of about $1,100 were taken late last month from the H-E-B at 9100 Woodway Drive, Woodway Department of Public Safety Capt. Todd Gill said.

Robinson police are seeking the public's help identifying a man caught on a homeowner's surveillance system who they believe broke a car's window and stole a semi-automatic handgun last weekend, Robinson Police Chief Phillip Prasifka said.

The Midway High School Choir Booster Organization presented its annual senior scholarships at the choir banquet in May at the Carleen Bright Arboretum Pavilion.

The Sheriff's Law Enforcement Association of McLennan County gave out $5,100 Wednesday in the form of six scholarships for family members of sheriff's office employees.

A 25-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday after Child Protective Services personnel forwarded police a report about the woman allegedly hitting a 9-year-old girl in the face with a belt, Lacy Lakeview Police Chief John Truehitt said.

Woodway Public Safety Department officers arrested a 20-year-old man as an arson suspect Tuesday morning after they initially detained him for running recklessly across the highway.

After courting publicity for stings that resulted in dozens of Class B misdemeanor prostitution arrests and a handful of human trafficking arrests, McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara said local detectives are shifting their attention away from sex buyers to focus on the people running human trafficking operations.

A Waco man under indictment on a sex trafficking charge was arrested on a new continuous trafficking of persons charge Wednesday after detectives tied him to a woman he allegedly used for prostitution deals over the course of several years in Texas and Louisiana, an arrest affidavit states.

A 24-year-old man sitting in a parked car outside the Villages Apartments was shot in the leg during a robbery early Thursday, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.