A former Baylor University football player has sued the school, claiming administrators mishandled a Title IX case against him, unfairly leaving him without living quarters, dining options and a scholarship.
A plea bargain that would give deferred probation to a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of sexual assault has spawned a social media backlash, a petition and a letter-writing campaign seeking to persuade the judge to reject it.
Hoping for better coverage and communication, the Lorena Volunteer Fire Department will become the third local fire department to join the Waco Police Department’s 800 MHz Core digital radio system.
Lorena ISD Superintendent Joe Kucera issued a statement Thursday morning to parents and local media dismissing a rumor spread online that a student had created a "hit list." He stated that Lorena police have found no "credible threat," but that school officials were continuing to monitor the situation.
A 19-year-old man was stabbed at least three times Thursday evening, possibly the result of retaliation for a confrontation earlier in the day, Waco police Sgt. Steve Graeter said.
Woodway police Wednesday arrested a manager of a local business in connection with tool theft ring there.
A parolee who faced life in prison as a habitual offender for aggravated assault should walk free soon after sitting in jail for 480 days.
A 28-year-old man was arrested Saturday on a sexual assault of a child charge after a teenage girl said she had a sexual relationship with him.
A Whitney man who drove to Woodway early Sunday to have sex with a 16-year-girl he had met online learned that he had been chatting with an undercover Woodway Police Department officer.
A Waco man was arrested Sunday for allegedly forcing a woman to have sex with him at an apartment in July, an arrest affidavit states.
Rail cars on a private track derailed Monday morning near Mars Drive and Texas Central Parkway, causing road closures in the area before the train was set back up using a crane.
Officials reported no major damage in McLennan County shortly after a storm that prompted a tornado warning and instructions to take shelter Saturday afternoon.
A 21-year-old woman was arrested Friday afternoon, accused of stabbing her husband after an argument, police said.
In the 15 years since Carolyn Thomas’ drugged-out, abusive boyfriend blew off the majority of her face with a .44 Magnum revolver and killed her mother, the Waco woman has become a leading inspiration in the war against domestic violence.
The arrest of a man accused in a stabbing outside a Waco restaurant Thursday led to the discovery of property stolen out of storage units in recent weeks, police said.
A crowd of local supporters celebrated the public unveiling Thursday of a new facility officials said will make the work of the Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children more effective and more efficient.
A Waco High School student was arrested on an indecency with a child charge Wednesday at the school, accused of inappropriately touching a young girl, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
Authorities have caught up with a Waco robbery suspect after calling off an attempted arrest at the suspect's home last week, when a police dog bit his handler.
An 18-year-old woman died and a 52-year-old woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning near McGregor, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. David Roberts said.
A traffic stop Monday night on Interstate 35 in Bellmead led to the arrest of a man and woman accused of smuggling two passengers into the United States from Mexico in an attempt to deliver them to Dallas, arrest affidavits state.
Waco police Monday released details of an incident last week in which a police dog was shot and killed after it attacked its handler during a law enforcement operation.
An emergency room visit led to the arrest Saturday of a Lott man accused of cutting another man's neck and stabbing him in the stomach during an argument in Bellmead last month, an arrest affidavit states.
Oncor Electric Delivery officials are warning the public to beware of impostors posing as Oncor workers and soliciting information from residents in Elm Mott, Lacy Lakeview, and Bellmead.
Hewitt police believe a bullet that went through a homeowner’s window was the result of an isolated incident.
A Waco officer shot and killed a police dog Friday after the dog bit its handler while police served a warrant, authorities said.
A man in a stolen Oncor Energy truck led authorities on a two-county chase Friday afternoon before crashing, authorities said.
A Waco man was arrested Thursday, accused of providing drugs that led to a man’s overdose death in April and failing to seek medical help for the man.
An Elm Mott man was arrested Tuesday after a McLennan County grand jury indicted him on a manslaughter charge in a fatal two-vehicle wreck April 12 in Lacy Lakeview.
A 39-year-old man was arrested Tuesday, accused of attacking his cousin with a pipe and causing severe injuries on New Year's Eve in 2014, Lacy Lakeview Police Chief John Truehitt said.
An attendant at a convenience store Waco police raided last week in a gambling investigation turned himself in on a Class A misdemeanor charge Wednesday, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
The arrest of three teenagers this summer helped police close more than a dozen burglary of a habitation cases and link suspects to a string of spring 2018 crimes, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton announced Tuesday.
A woman accused of trying to run over a man with her car and striking him with an aluminum baseball bat at a Waco motel was arrested Saturday, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
A 26-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend's home Sunday morning and dragged her out in a kidnapping attempt, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
After rallying around local law enforcement efforts to combat human trafficking, a victims advocate is questioning why recent prostitution cases are seemingly sitting idle in the district attorney’s office.
A SWAT team forced its way into an apartment on Valley Mills Drive where a wanted man had barricaded himself Friday afternoon, officials said.
A pursuit through a Hewitt neighborhood reached the pace of a “brisk walk” after a large pet tortoise broke through its owner’s fence.
Two parents are facing felony charges after police found their four girls with multiple medical concerns and living in unsanitary conditions, Moody Police Chief Roger Kennedy said.
The owner of a licensed child care facility turned herself into authorities Wednesday morning in connection to injuries she allegedly inflicted on a 21-month-old child who was in her care.
Waco police raided a local convenience store Wednesday afternoon in connection to an illegal gambling operation, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
Mart police arrested a 20-year-old man Tuesday on 11 charges after a lengthy investigation into dozens of reported burglaries in Mart reported since January, Chief Paul Cardenas said.
The McLennan County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Tuesday morning outside Mart after he allegedly fired rifle rounds at utility workers who were repairing a water line, Sheriff Parnell McNamara said.
A wanted Limestone County sex offender was arrested Friday evening after he held three police officers at knifepoint in the backyard of a Bellmead home, police Lt. Kory Martin said.
Testimony began Monday in the trial of a restaurant worker who prosecutors say shot a Waco man in the face after he punched the woman’s son during a 2016 Super Bowl gathering.
Falls County commissioners on Monday put the brakes on a proposal to tap county Sheriff Ricky Scaman as Marlin’s interim police chief.
Susan L. Pamerleau chuckles when people ask how she will fit in as the first woman to serve as U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Texas in the 161-year history of the sprawling federal region.
A Missouri man was arrested last week after authorities raided his Missouri home in connection to a child pornography investigation and learned the man was staying in a Waco hotel, an arrest affidavit states.
A man who allegedly stole two cellphones from a T-Mobile store in the Waco Center shopping strip was nearly apprehended by former Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. D.L. Wilson during the retired officer's shopping trip Friday afternoon.
The wife of a Waco massage parlor operator was arrested Thursday for reopening and operating the business without a valid license, a month after it was raided, McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara said.
A Lockhart man and Bellmead woman were arrested this week in connection with two separate arson cases in McLennan County, authorities said.
Federal, state and local officials rounded up 15 suspects Thursday for their alleged roles in a methamphetamine distribution operation in the Waco area. Four other suspects allegedly involved in the operation were already in custody.
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.
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.
The Waco Police Department on Thursday officially introduced new body-worn cameras after a quiet rollout over the last few weeks of the new technology that will document police interactions with the public.