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Police investigate first 2018 murder in Waco

Waco police found the body of a man inside a home in the 2700 block of Herring Avenue on Monday night. Around 11:15 p.m., police went to check on the resident at the request of a concerned relative. Police said foul play is suspected in the man's death. The name of the victim has not been released

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2018-03-20 14:09:54

Waco PD says Herring Ave death homicide

WACO, TX - Waco police now say they suspect foul play in the death of a man found inside a home at 2701 Herring Avenue Monday night, noting it would be the first murder of the year in the city. Police went to that address at 11:15 p.m. at the request of relatives concerned about the victim and made

CENTEXPROUD.COM - 2018-03-20 14:50:55

Police identify 20-year-old murder victim

(Source: Google Maps) Waco police found the body of a man inside a home in the 2700 block of Herring Avenue on Monday night. Around 11:15 p.m., police went to check on the resident at the request of a concerned relative. Police said foul play is suspected in the man's death. The man was identified

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2018-03-20 14:09:54

Bellmead: Hotel maintenance worker charged in attack on guard

BELLMEAD, Texas (KWTX) A Bellmead hotel maintenance worker was charged with aggravated assault after an attacking on a security guard. The incident was reported at around 10:25 p.m. Friday at an unnamed hotel in the 1300 block of Behrens Circle. Nathan Wayne Taylor, 37, of Bellmead was arrested aft

KWTX - 2018-03-20 00:50:00

Waco: Spring break drew tens of thousands to town

WACO, Texas (KWTX) Waco was a spring break destination for tens of thousands of people over a two week period from March 4 to March 17, according to figures released Tuesday. All available hotel rooms from Temple to Hillsboro were booked from March 15 through March 18, the Waco Convention & Visitor'

KWTX - 2018-03-21 02:01:00

Longtime area police chief resigns after inappropriate comments to employee

WOODWAY, Texas (KWTX) As part of accepting responsibility for "inappropriate comments to an employee," Woodway's longtime City Manager and Public Safety Director, Yost Zakhary, has resigned as the city's chief of police. The city attorney read Zakhary's resignation letter during Monday night's city

KWTX - 2018-03-20 03:06:00

Some Waco shipping centers changing package drop off procedures

WACO, Texas - Mail Plus in Waco takes pride being the only independent shipping center operating like a post office. Owner Sharon Eads says they have been at the Franklin Avenue location for years. Mail Plus has mail box rentals, and they give their customers the option of sending or receiving mai

CENTEXPROUD.COM - 2018-03-21 03:09:49

Waco council moves to ban loud truck brakes, approves EMS contract

The Waco City Council voted Tuesday to specify what routes tractor-trailers can use and what kinds of brakes they cannot use. The council on first reading voted to ban the use of engine compression braking systems, known as "jake brakes," which the ordinance says create "an unreasonable noise." The

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-03-21 02:03:00

City of Waco releases numbers for Spring Break 2018

WACO, Texas - How many people ended up coming to Waco during Spring Break? The two weeks of Spring Break brought huge crowds to Waco to visit several attractions, attend conferences and stay at the city's hotels. Waco area schools observed Spring Break during the week of March 4-10, while the rest

CENTEXPROUD.COM - 2018-03-20 21:31:18

Tea2Go declares bankruptcy, Waco location to shift to NobiliTea

Students hang out at Tea2go near campus, which will soon become NobiliTea as Tea2Go filed for bankruptcy last week. Josh Aguirre | Multimedia journalist By Brooke Hill | Copy Editor Tea2Go's Waco location is being rebranded as NobiliTea as Tea2Go seeks chapter seven bankruptcy protection. In a chap

BAYLORLARIAT.COM - 2018-03-20 22:24:33

Box found in street prompts concerns in wake of explosions elsewhere in Texas

A suspicious box found lying in the middle of Erath Avenue in the Brookview neighborhood prompted a response from several first responders Tuesday afternoon. Authorities quickly discovered the box was empty. A resident called police about the box near Erath and 42nd Street at about 2:30 p.m. Police

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-03-20 23:09:00

Temple Police detain three subjects in deadly shooting case

While investigating a deadly shooting Monday evening at the intersection of Saulsbury and Betsy Ross drives in Temple, police were advised that there was suspicious activity going on inside of a residence in the 800 block of Betsy Ross Drive, according to Temple Police spokeswoman Shawana Neely. Off

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-03-20 11:19:00

Brazos Nights brings diverse lineup to free downtown Waco concert series

This year's Brazos Nights concert series continues its long-running musical diversity, with announced acts representing jazz, vintage Tejano, rhythm-and-blues, soul, blues and rock - in only four bands. The series will open April 20 with two California acts, the California Honeydrops and Big Bad Voo

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-03-20 22:26:00

Waco: Man arrested after I-35 chase held on $24,500 bond

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A man arrested after a chase through Waco Saturday morning on Interstate 35 that ended when one of the tires of the stolen vehicle authorities say he was driving blew out remained jailed Monday in lieu of bonds totaling $24,500. Kveontae Williams-Wade, 20, of De Soto, is charged w

KWTX - 2018-03-20 01:06:00

Central Texas man sentenced to prison in child molestation case

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A Waco man was sentenced to 20 years in state prison Monday after he admitted he sexually assaulted an underage girl. Judge Ralph Strother, in 19th District Court, accepted a guilty plea from Benito Diaz, Jr., and accepted a plea agreement between Diaz's lawyer, Russ Hunt, Sr., an

KWTX - 2018-03-19 19:17:00

3 Brazos Valley men won't face trial in Waco shootout

Three Brazos Valley men arrested in connection with the 2015 Twin Peaks shootout in Waco in which nine people were killed will not face trials. Last month, the McLennan County District Attorney's Office refused three cases against Jimmy Dan Smith and Bradley Terwilliger of Burleson County and Brazos

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-03-20 05:00:00

Waco man pleads guilty in 2015 drunken driving wreck

A Waco man whose blood-alcohol content was almost twice the legal limit after his involvement in a fatal traffic crash in 2015 pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter Monday. Aydan Matthew McKenna, 26, elected to have a jury in Waco's 54th State District Court assess his punishment. He is seekin

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-03-19 22:27:00

Authorities arrest 5 suspects in burglary ring

Four men and a woman have been arrested in connection to a McLennan County burglary ring that prompted more than a dozen burglary cases throughout the county, Sheriff Parnell McNamara said Monday. A warrant has been issued for a sixth suspect, he said. Authorities have arrested Lee Pickens, 43, Glen

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-03-19 23:59:00

Waco: Council expected to OK sewer line repair

WACO, Texas (KWTX) The Waco City Council is expected to award a bid Tuesday night to start repairing a broken sewer line near Herring Avenue and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. The line has been broken for several years. Jonathon Echols, Public Relations Coordinator for City of Waco Utilities sai

KWTX - 2018-03-20 01:39:00

Rollover crash on Lake Shore Drive in construction area

WACO, TX - A section of Lake Shore Drive in Waco with some lanes closed for construction work was the scene of a collision between a city public works dump truck and a Chevy Suburban Monday morning that sent one person to the hospital. Waco Police Department spokesman Patrick Swanton said a dump tru

CENTEXPROUD.COM - 2018-03-19 20:15:40