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Waco police arrests husband of victim in murder investigation

WACO, Texas — An arrest was made in the killing of 26-year-old Sherrell Carter, the Waco Police Department said on Facebook. Special Crimes detectives took 28-year-old Quest Jones, Carter's husband, into custody Tuesday, the post said.


Chip and Joanna Gaines plan to fix up your mornings with a new coffee shop

Home improvement gurus Chip and Joanna Gaines are about to branch out with a new eye-opening project — but instead of fixing up houses, they'll be fixing up cups of espresso.


Police charge man with murder in wife's shooting death

Waco police have arrested the common-law husband of woman found shot to death Feb. 3 in the home they shared at 5630 Wilshire Drive. Waco detectives arrested Quest Aljabaughn Jones, 28, on a murder charge at the Waco Police Department on Tuesday afternoon, Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said. Police believ


Waco City Council approves incentives for family entertainment center

The Waco City Council approved a $5 million incentive package Tuesday intended to help bring new movie screens, a 16-lane bowling center and more family activities at the intersection of Interstate 35 and Loop 340.


Police: Driver tried to kill passengers over bad directions

Waco police have arrested a driver accused of trying to crash a car and threatening to kill himself and his passengers because he was frustrated with bad directions. Police said Teion Delion McGowan, 21, of Waco, intentionally crashed a car at the intersection of North 37th Street and Sanger Avenue


Lady Bears Poised For Historic Night, Against Kansas

Waco, TX - The Baylor Lady Bears have a chance to make a lot of history on Wednesday, when they host the Kansas Jayhawks, at the Ferrell Center. With a win the Lady Bears will clinch at least a share of their 9th-straight Big 12 Title, clinching a four-game lead over Texas with four games to play. N


Texas woman says 10-year-old granddaughter's organs may have been harvested without permission

LUBBOCK. Texas -- A grandmother in Lubbock says she has a lot of questions after she found out doctors may have harvested her 10-year-old granddaughter's organs without permission.


Texas man charged in stabbing death of 2-year-old daughter

ORANGE, Texas (AP) A Southeast Texas man is jailed on a capital murder charge after his 2-year-old daughter was found stabbed to death at their home. An Orange Police Department spokesman said the officers went to the home shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbor had reported a child had been


Man charged with purposely crashing car with passengers inside

WACO, TX - Waco police say a 21-year-old man is facing charges of deadly conduct for crashing a car on purpose after becoming angry with a female passenger. Teion Delion McGowan was arrested Monday in connection with an incident that occurred back on November 10, 2018.


Man who threatened local judge, prosecutors sentenced

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A man who U.S. marshals say threatened to harm a federal magistrate judge and the U.S. attorneys who appear in his court was sentenced Tuesday in a Waco courtroom.


Man accused of robbing bank, shooting local officer held without bond

HEWITT, Texas (KWTX) A federal judge ordered a man accused of robbing a Hewitt bank and two others to be held without bond at his arraignment hearing on Tuesday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey C. Manske ordered Dallas Scott Bohanan, 25, to remain in federal custody without bond and arraigned him on a


All lanes shut down on I-35 south at exit 286 near Waco

WACO, Texas — All lanes on I-35 south at exit 286 are closed because of a crash, the Texas Department of Public Safety said on Twitter. Traffic is being diverted to a service road and re-entering at exit 287.


The best little kolache shop in Texas has moved. But not far

WEST — The classic name in kolaches has a new home. Gerik’s Ole’ Czech Bakery, the insiders’ kolache stop a block east of Interstate 35 and the Czech Stop, has reopened next door after puzzling West guests for a week.


Magnolia to branch out with downtown coffee shop

After winning the hearts of shoppers at Magnolia Market at the Silos and the brunch crowd with Magnolia Table, Chip and Joanna Gaines are moving into the downtown Waco coffee scene.


East Waco Renaissance Brings New Life To District One While Fighting to Preserve Culture

Major changes are coming to Waco’s District One. Thirty seven percent of the city’s new reconstruction and design budget will be poured into several areas including East Waco, Cameron Park and McLennan Community College. Residents in District One are looking forward to the new changes but not withou


Man arrested, accused of raping and infecting disabled woman

Waco police have arrested a man accused of raping a woman with an intellectual disability and giving her a sexually transmitted disease, an arrest affidavit states. Kerry Demarse Bradley, 18, of Waco, was arrested Friday after a medical examination found the infection in January. The woman told medi


Da' Shack aims to nurture healthy bodies, minds in East Waco

Donna Nickerson admits that her pocket-sized farmers market on a quiet East Waco street looks like its name, Da' Shack. But a step inside or a walk around the building shows first appearances can be deceiving.


2 Texas men sentenced for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 'millions'

SHREVEPORT, La. — Two Texas men were sentenced to 63 months in prison Tuesday for trafficking more than 10 kilograms of fentanyl through Louisiana, enough to kill “millions” of people, according to authorities.


City of Waco to cancel election after candidate drops out

The city of Waco is expected to call off its May 4 council election after a candidate for the District 4 seat dropped out Monday. Nicholas St. John, a lab technician and student teacher, said he decided not to challenge incumbent Dillon Meek after meeting him and learning more about his positions in


You could be the king or queen of your own castle in Waco; crown not included

WACO, Texas — If you live in Waco, you’ve always wanted to own a castle, and you’ve got a few hundred thousand dollars to spare, today could be your lucky day. A 129-year-old castle is up for grabs and it only costs $425,000, minus the renovation costs, of course.