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9.21.2017: Waco Police create traffic stop video

WACO, Texas (KWTX) The city of Waco along with the Waco police Traffic Unit created a video about what to do and what not to do when you're pulled over by a police officer. The video is offered in both English and Spanish. Watch the video by click the links on the right side of this page.

KWTX - 2017-09-21 11:54:08

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

DPS: At least one dead following wreck, fire in downtown Winona

At least one person is dead after a fiery wreck in Winona early Thursday morning. DPS tells KLTV it is possible that a second person is dead but they can not confirm that at this time as the investigation is ongoing. The wreck occurred around 4:30 a.m. on Highway 155 at FM 16 in the city of Winona.

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-21 09:26:31

Attorney: Final San Francisco plane crash lawsuit settled

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California dentist who was aboard an Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco four years ago - killing three girls and injuring roughly 200 others - reached a settlement Thursday with the airline, ending what her attorney said was the last pending lawsuit in the U.S

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-22 00:38:26

Waco: Company opens new store in old building

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A Waco running shoe and gear company has set up shop in a century-old building with a giant sign and a hand-painted mural on an outside wall. The sign went up Thursday at Waco Running Company, which has moved into a building that used to serve as the Waco Labor Temple at 700 Frank

KWTX - 2017-09-22 00:18:00

6-year-old Wacoan kicks kidney cancer

(Source: KXXV) A 6-year-old is saying so long to the friends she's made at the McLane Children's Medical Center in Temple. It's a bittersweet goodbye after 8 months together. Some of the toughest fighters come in the smallest packages and Paisley Jane Trojanowski is no exception. PJ was diagnosed w

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-21 21:51:44

Waco: Food truck owner plans to open brick and mortar restaurant

Waco, Texas (KWTX) The owner of two Waco food trucks plans to open a brick and mortar restaurant in the downtown area. Milo Biscuit Co. owner and chef Corey McEntyre operates the two trucks, one of which is permanently parked at the Magnolia Silos. "This restaurant has been a dream in the making for

KWTX - 2017-09-22 00:15:00

Students learn to build, fly drones at Waco ISD school

Teachers at the ATLAS Academy at Tennyson Middle School are using drones in their lessons. It's part of a mini-course focused on researching, building and flying drones. Fifty students are part of the two mini-courses. ATLAS Academy got 32 drones over the summer after receiving grants from Waco ISD

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-21 20:27:38

Spotlight: Waco's best bets for entertainment this week

The Chisholm Trail was more than men with spurs and author/rancher Janice Grelle talks about women on the trail in "Stilettos to Stetsons" at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Mayborn Museum, 1300 University Parks Drive. Pianist Yekwon Sunwoo, gold medalist of the 2017 Van Cliburn piano competition, plays Bra

WACOTRIB.COM - 2017-09-21 03:30:00

Waco VA celebrates 40th annual Farm Fest

The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System hosted the 40th annual Waco VA Farm Fest on Wednesday morning. Staff, veterans and their families joined together for a morning filled with fun. The event was set up like a carnival with games, food and live entertainment. "When I'm done talking with you

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-21 00:18:34

Waco: New PE program partners general, special education students

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A new Midway ISD PE program is helping general education students better understand and form closer relationships with special education students. "One of the biggest things I think for both is there is empathy," said teacher Kyna Saul. "It's developing that empathetic nature tha

KWTX - 2017-09-22 00:21:00

Waco police mourn loss of K-9 - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

(Torro/ Source: Waco Police Department) The Waco Police Department said they are mourning the loss of one of their own. Officer Bynum announced the passing of retired canine officer PSD Torro. Torro had to be put down yesterday due to ongoing health problems. According to the police department, To

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-21 16:09:50

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

Girl, 5, thrown from SUV, killed in fiery highway crash

EAST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) A tractor-trailer slammed into an SUV that was disabled on a New Jersey highway Wednesday, ejecting a 5-year-old girl and killing her and causing a massive fire. The fiery crash occurred early Wednesday on the southbound side of the New Jersey Turnpike in East Windsor. State

KWTX - 2017-09-21 00:00:00

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

Travel center to offer gasoline at 76 cents a gallon

The 76 travel center in Nash, Texas, says it will celebrate its opening by selling gasoline for 76 cents a gallon from 10 to 11 a.m. Sept. 22. (Source: KSLA News 12) The new 76 travel center in Nash, Texas, means 250 news jobs and the opening of four restaurants. (Source: KSLA News 12) For a small E

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-22 02:41:09

Allstate releases estimated insurance losses after Harvey

NEW YORK (AP) Allstate expects insurance losses of about $593 million in August after Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction along the Gulf Coast. The insurer said Thursday that the losses are more than three times $181 million in the previous month. Harvey made landfall in Texas on August 25.

KWTX - 2017-09-22 01:52:00

SEC reveals hack, possibility info was used for trading

(AP) The Securities and Exchange Commission says its corporate filing system was hacked last year and the intruders may have used the nonpublic information they obtained to profit illegally. The disclosure comes two months after a government watchdog said deficiencies in the agency's computer system

KWTX - 2017-09-22 01:51:00

Meals on Wheels chapter honors volunteers

WACO, Texas (KWTX) Meals on Wheels Waco celebrates its 50th year of service in Central Texas this year. And Thursday the organization honored the hundreds of volunteers who keep the organization going. Volunteers deliver meals, groceries, even food for pets in McLennan, Falls and Hill counties. Thur

KWTX - 2017-09-21 21:01:16

Firefighter meets mother of boy he saved

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- One night this past April, Lt. John Herpin with Valdosta Fire in Florida followed the sounds of a cry he heard from inside a burning house. There, he found a nine-year-old boy, Cameron Harris, who was trapped inside. "As we approached the door, we could hear the child inside

KWTX - 2017-09-21 17:13:00