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Concrete truck overturns, causes large diesel leak

WACO, Texas (FOX 44) – Waco Fire Department units and a Hazmat Team are responding to the 1500 block of W. Loop 340 after a concrete truck overturned and caused a large diesel leak. The Waco Fire Department posted the information on social media Friday morning. The Waco Police...
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Three of Texas' Ten Most Wanted Bad Guys Are Back in Custody

AUSTIN – Three of Texas' ten most wanted fugitives are back in custody following their recent arrests. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Rodney Hunter, of Waco, was arrested August 9 in Waco. Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Thomas Naranjo, of Houston, was arrested August 10 in Houston. Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Bruce Clifton, of El Paso, was arrested August 15 in Mesilla Park, N.M. A Crime Stoppers reward will be paid in Clifton’s arrest.
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Central Texas woman sentenced in deadly ambush of MCC student

GROESBECK, Texas (KWTX) - A Groesbeck woman who helped lure a McLennan Community College student into a robbery that resulted in his shooting death in January 2020 was sentenced to 35 years in prison Thursday. Willow Region Smith, 20, pleaded guilty to a reduced murder charge and to three counts...
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Suspect indicted in Waco food truck shooting that left victim paralyzed

WACO, Texas (KWTX) - A McLennan County grand jury indicted a Waco man Thursday on charges he shot two people outside a taco truck in April, leaving one paralyzed and seriously injuring the other. The grand jury indicted James Curtis White III, 28, on enhanced counts charging him with two...
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Water supply company issues immediate restrictions

McLENNAN / FALLS COUNTY, Texas (FOX 44) – The Levi Water Supply Corporation is now under emergency conditions due to the water plant on Water Well Road being out of service. Manager Jim Sheffield said in a release on Thursday morning that this area serves McLennan County and Falls County, east of Lorena. He also said there will not be any outside watering of yards or recreational water use – and that any outside watering or recreational water use could result in the discontinuing of water service.
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Man accused of starting fire with roman candle

Gholson, Tx (FOX44) – A 20-year-old man is facing arson charges after he admitted firing a roman candle at a friend in an incident which triggered a fire. Morgan Lee Deleon was booked into the McLennan County Jail on Tuesday in the incident that occurred near Gholson in McLennan County.
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Man indicted in firearms robbery case

Waco, Tx (FOX44) – A 19-year-old man accused of taking a man’s firearms from him at gunpoint has been indicted on multiple counts by the McLennan County Grand Jury. Wrangler Shavers has remained in the McLennan County Jail, with his bond set at $771,000 ever since being booked in May 31.
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Bellmead man who shot victim in the head sentenced to 60 years in prison

WACO, Texas (KWTX) - A four-time convicted felon who shot a man in the head last year was sentenced to 60 years in prison Thursday. Jurors in 19th State District Court deliberated about 3½ hours before determining punishment for Ramon Joseph Castro II, who was on parole when he shot Primitivo Rodriguez-Falcon in the right temple at Castro’s residence in the 500 block of Wilson Road in Bellmead in October 2021.
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Where to Stay in Waco This Weekend: A Review of the Live Oak Lake Cabins

Under the shade of giant oak trees and situated at the water’s edge, the cabins at Live Oak Lake offer a serene, pet-friendly place to relax, enjoy nature, and have some fun in the sun. From the cabin’s intentional, Scandinavian-inspired design to its excellent amenities (hello hot tub!), plus all the things to do and places to eat in Waco; the Live Oak Lake cabins are the perfect spot to set-up your own little piece of heaven this weekend if you’re searching for where to stay in Waco.
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DPS identifies Waco woman struck, killed by pickup

WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Juliet Dedeluk, 22, of Waco, was killed after she was struck by the driver of a pickup truck Tuesday evening. Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to the crash at around 10:40 p.m. Aug. 16 on FM 308 near Leuschner Road in Elm Mott. DPs...
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Good News Friday: August 19, 2022

WACO, Texas (KWTX) - We want to spotlight on Toliver Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Recently, it gave out $5,000 worth of gasoline to drivers at a number of pumps across McLennan county. It was part of the church’s “random act of kindness.”. Setting up a classroom and getting...
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Power restored at McLennan County Jail

WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Electricity was restored at the McLennan County Jail at about 9 a.m. Thursday. The power reportedly went out at 3:30 a.m. Aug. 18. The generators are and air conditioners were running at the time of the outage, but areas like the kitchen are without power, according to McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara.
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Back-to-school and mental health

WACO, Texas (FOX 44) – It’s back to school time across Central Texas, and the Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network says this means children’s and educators’ mental health awareness is essential for the annual change from the summer routine. The Network said in a press...
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Football 2022: Abbott Panthers

District 12-1A Div. I preview: Abbott, Aquilla, Coolidge, Penelope, Gholson. District 12-1A Div. I preview: Familiar six-man rivalries abound in this district that stayed intact, including Abbott and Aquilla, plus Coolidge (3 rounds deep last year), Penelope and Gholson.
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