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Police raid Waco home in meth investigation
Demarcus Jerome Kelly, 32, was arrested during the raid in the 2000 block of Cumberland Avenue shortly after 8 a.m. Hewitt police linked the sale of narcotics in Hewitt to the Waco home, conducted undercover drug buys from the home and found probable cause for a search warrant, Saunders said.
Teen saves neighbor from East Waco house fire
A shed in the home's backyard caught fire, and flames spread to other buildings, including the man's home in the 500 block of Lottie Street.
Top of the class: McLennan County's top 2018 graduates, part 2
The Tribune-Herald presents the second installment of the top high school graduates in McLennan County this year. The final group will be showcased June 24.Graduates are presented in alphabetical order by school. Some schools have yet to provide information or photographs. Those graduates will be re
Sheriff's deputies investigate domestic incident
WACO, Texas (KWTX)McLennan County Sheriff's deputies spent part of their afternoon responding to a domestic situation Saturday.According to a McLennan County deputy on the scene, dispatchers got an emergency call about a possible domestic family violence situation on Randy Drive.Deputies were concer
UPDATE: Bicycle rider struck by pickup truck
Witnesses described the driver as a 20-25-year-old man, approximately 5”10, with a slender build and wearing a dark shirt with jeans.
Man arrested for assaulting DPS trooper in Waco
A man is in police custody for attacking a DPS trooper around 2:50 p.m. Friday near the intersection of 17thstreet and James Avenue in Waco.Officials said the trooper was advised to make contact with a possible runaway in the area.While the trooper was walking with the runaway, a man rushed him and
Arts Council CEO Chris Dyer named president and CEO of the Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute in Waco
Chris Dyer, who has served as CEO of The Arts Council for eight years, has accepted a position as president and CEO of the Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute in Waco.
DPS: Trooper subdues man who attacked him with knife
The trooper, who has not been identified, was driving near South 17th Street and James Avenue at about 2:50 p.m. when a woman flagged the trooper down, DPS Sgt. Ryan Howard said. The woman's teenage daughter had been reported as a runaway, and the woman told the trooper she had seen her daughter wit
21st Bob Lilly Golf Classic wraps up in Waco
Saturday wrapped up the 21st Bob Lilly Golf Classic in Waco.For the first time, Texas Sports Hall of Fame president and CEO Cooper Jones said the tournament was a two-day affair featuring more than 30 teams with 35 celebrities.The golf tournament raises money for the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in ord
East Waco heading toward big restoration projects
"I anticipate five years from now that elm avenue could easily be as popular and as energized as what Austin avenue is today," said Tom Lupfer, General Contractor.
Waco: Arrest made in campus-area car burglaries
Waco police have a suspect in custody in connection with a string of car burglaries Monday at apartments near Baylor University’s campus.(Photo by Ethan Hutchins/file)Baylor and Waco police are conducting a joint investigation.Authorities are urging residents to remove valuables from vehicles and to
Police search for truck involved in hit and run with bicycle
"The truck was westbound on Waco Drive, and the bicyclist was struck by the vehicle," Holt said. "The vehicle, according to witnesses, made a U-turn and headed back east on Waco Drive."
Mother behind David's Law to speak Monday in Waco
David Molak (center), with father Matt Molak and mother Maurine Molak, died by suicide in January 2016. The Texas Legislature has passed David’s Law, which provides ways for parents and educators to fight back against cyber bullying. Maurine Molak will speak Monday at the 13th Annual Teen Suicide Pr
Juneteenth Family Fun Day Weekend Extravaganza with Dru Hill, Sisqo, Bigg Robb, Lil' Ronnie and others
The Family Fun Day is 3 p.m. Saturday at Brazos Park East with Dru Hill, Sisqo, Bigg Robb, Lil' Ronnie and others performing. Tickets cost $20, available at Marilyn’s Gift Gallery (818 Elm Ave.), Floyd’s Audio Capitol (1313 Dallas St.) and Look At Me Now Barbershop (2401 W. Waco Drive).
FOX 44 participates in "Founder's Day of Caring" at Caritas of Waco
"We're back here, we're sorting stuff trying to see if the stuff over here is good or bad, if its to be sold or if it's just trash and needs to be thrown away," said FOX 44 employee Matt McGovern.
Owner's daughter disputes portrayal of Elm Mott bar as biker hangout
Ginger Gregory, daughter of the owner of MacDaddy's Pub in Elm Mott, said the 45-year-old man, who was found injured off the bar's property, was drinking at the bar and had left on foot. Law enforcement officials have said the man was wearing a Bandidos support group T-shirt and that a rivalry betwe
DPS trooper uses Taser to subdue man armed with knife
WACO, Texas (KWTX)A Department of Public Safety trooper who tried to contact a suspected runaway used a Taser to subdue a man with the girl who charged him with a knife Friday afternoon in South Waco.The confrontation happened at around 2:50 p.m. Friday at the intersection of South 17th Street and J
Waco officer honored by group
Waco Police Officer Sofie Martinez has been selected as one of two recipients by the National Law Enforcement Exploring Committee for the 2018 Distinguished Advisor Award. Police Chief Ryan Holt congratulated her on the honor, saying, “I am glad that your hard work and dedication in this program is
Waco Police: Use common sense to stop a car thief
Waco Police said they had seen an increase in vehicle burglaries Thursday mostly due to people leaving their vehicles unlocked or leaving their keys inside with the engine running.Waco Police spokesman Sgt. Patrick Swanton said more than half of the vehicle thefts they've investigated are due to key
Lorena man struck Saturday on I-35 dies
BRUCEVILLE-EDDY — A man struck Saturday by a car as he tried to walk across Interstate 35 in Bruceville-Eddy died, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Ryan Howard said Thursday.Howard received the call Thursday that notified him about the death of James Strahan, 33, of Lorena.