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Waco police probe Valero robbery

Two men robbed a Waco convenience store at gunpoint early Tuesday morning, leaving police searching for both suspects, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said. Police were called to the Valero convenience store at 4025 Bosque Blvd. at about 2:30 a.m. after two men entered the store. Swanton said on

WACOTRIB.COM - 2017-09-19 17:51:00

Police searching for suspects who robbed Waco convenience store

Waco police said they are searching for two suspects that robbed the Valero convenience store on Bosque Dr. Police said the robbery happened Tuesday morning around 2:30 a.m. Police added that one suspect was wearing a black shirt around his head, and the other suspect wore a red shirt around his he

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-19 15:39:58

You're going to see flames in Waco next week. But, they're planned.

If you see flames on the bank of the Brazos River in Waco next week, there is no reason for concern. Atmos Energy announced Tuesday that its crews and contractors will oversee a controlled natural gas flaring a little less than a quarter-mile south-southwest of SH 6 between Loop 340 and U.S. 77 Busi

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-09-19 16:48:20

Waco: City Manager decides to retire for 'mainly family' reasons

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A big change in leadership is on the way for the City of Waco. (Photo by Randy Davis) City Manager Dale Fisseler has announced he's retiring next year. "There's lots of reasons, but mainly family," Fisseler said Tuesday. Born and raised in Waco, Fisseler's parents still live there

KWTX - 2017-09-20 05:44:00

Waco council studying four possible landfill sites

The Waco City Council got a look at three alternatives to the proposed landfill site on Old Lorena Road, all within 15 miles of the city. Consultants told the council that all four sites have promise, but they ranked the Old Lorena Road site near Highway 84 West as most suitable based on a range of

WACOTRIB.COM - 2017-09-20 01:59:00

There's one day left to fill out Waco ISD's education survey!

Under new Waco ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcus Nelson's leadership, the district has launched a survey to solicit parent, staff, student and community opinions in order to help develop an action plan for his first 100 days. Email invitations to complete the survey were sent to employees and parents ba

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-09-19 21:58:34

EDITORIAL: Waco ISD superintendent has right target in his sights

Sunday's Trib report on enrollment at local school districts and charter schools might at first glance seem to offer little new. Yes, enrollment at school districts such as Midway and China Spring continues to grow. Yes, charter schools are drawing more and more students. Yes, student numbers are re

WACOTRIB.COM - 2017-09-20 03:30:00

Waco ISD officer marks 5 years teaching life lessons

Bell's Hill Elementary School student Tommy Deleon wants to be the example other students can look up to, and he knows that starts with how he treats others, he said. Deleon is one of 125 students going through Waco ISD's Gang Resistance Education and Training program, a six-week course given to all

WACOTRIB.COM - 2017-09-19 22:11:00

Texas college player dies after suffering neck injury

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) A 19-year-old Midwestern State football player has died after suffering a neck injury while making a tackle during a home game last weekend. School President Suzanne Shipley on Wednesday released a statement mourning the death of cornerback Robert Grays of Houston. Shipley

KWTX - 2017-09-20 18:10:00

Local deputy checks out suspicious vehicle, finds stolen gun, drugs

GROESBECK, Texas (KWTX) A man and a woman were arrested after a Limestone County deputy stopped to check out a suspicious vehicle on the outskirts of Mexia and found a stolen gun and drugs. The firearm was taken in a recent burglary in Limestone County, according to a sheriff's office Facebook post

KWTX - 2017-09-19 16:11:00

Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Hurricane Maria made landfall early Wednesday near Yabucoa, Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 155 miles per hour. Maria hit Puerto Rico as the third strongest storm to make landfall in the United States based on a key measurement that meteorologists

KWTX - 2017-09-20 17:49:00

Warrants issued for suspect in violent local home invasion

COPPERAS COVE, Texas (KWTX) Arrest warrants have been issued for a man wanted in connection with an armed home invasion robbery over the weekend in Copperas Cove. Robert Deshone Berry, 22, is named in warrants charging aggravated robbery in connection with the home invasion, which was reported just

KWTX - 2017-09-20 17:18:00

'Mini Satans:' Naval hospital employees insult newborns in social media posts

A couple of Navy hospital employees face military justice after inappropriate social media posts involving newborns. (Source: Facebook/WJAX/WFOX/CNN) JACKSONVILLE, FL (WFOX/WJAX/CNN) - A Naval hospital said the actions of a couple of hospital staffers will be handled by "military justice." The state

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-20 10:44:45

Texas officers shoot, kill man who fired "assault-type rifle"

LA PORTE, Texas (AP) Police near Houston have shot and killed a man who they say had repeatedly fired "an assault-type rifle" and then was seen by neighbors walking up and down their residential street with the weapon. La Porte police said in a statement late Tuesday that officers responding earlier

KWTX - 2017-09-20 17:53:00

Police ask for assistance in identifying hit-and-run suspect

Police are asking for assistance in finding a man involved in a hit and run. College Station police said that the accident happened on Texas Avenue and Walton on Aug. 29 at 4:30 p.m. Police said that a tan truck turned into the middle lane of southbound Texas Avenue, hitting a white van that was f

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-19 21:08:12

Instructor creates complex Lego model of A&M's Academic Building

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KWTX) Many of us have seen the Academic Building on campus at Texas A&M, but have you seen it made out of Legos? Luke Lyons graduated from Texas A&M in 2008 and is a current doctoral student and instructor at A&M. Lyons started on this Lego project two years ago. He worke

KWTX - 2017-09-20 23:20:00

Police: 1-year-old boy critical after being thrown from car

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) A 1-year-old boy is in extremely critical condition at a Tennessee hospital after police say he was thrown from a vehicle during a fight between his parents. Maj. Stephen Oliver with Memphis Police Felony Response unit told The Commercial Appeal that the child's parents have bee

KWTX - 2017-09-20 23:10:00

Diamond on the highway: Officer comes to driver's rescue

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) A police officer has come to the rescue of a New Jersey woman who lost her diamond engagement ring on a highway while changing a flat tire. Police in Paramus said Kimberly Garcia realized when she got home on Sunday that she had lost her ring after pulling over to change the tire

KWTX - 2017-09-20 22:50:00

Twin brothers launch sock company in father's memory

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WCAV) -- Towering at 6'9" and 6'11," Dan and Mike Friedman, twin brothers, know the struggle when it comes to shopping. "You go into a big and tall store and the designs are just very plain," said Dan. "A lot of plain blacks and blues, plain browns, maybe a stripe or argyle bu

KWTX - 2017-09-20 17:20:00

Court: Texas man can be executed for slaying daughters

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An appeals court has lifted a stay of execution for a Dallas man convicted of fatally shooting his two young daughters 16 years ago while their mother listened helplessly over the phone. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled Wednesday that 62-year-old John Battaglia is compe

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-20 22:55:02