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Weekly Safety Report: Robbery, Assault, Child Indecency, and Domestic Violence Highlight Safety Concerns in Waco, Texas
This week in Waco, Texas, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the area. These incidents include a man being sentenced to 15 years in prison for a drug-related murder and robbery, a homeless man assaulting a guest at a local inn and threatening them with a knife, a former Waco resident being convicted of indecency with a child, and a survivor of domestic violence advocating for awareness 20 years after being shot by her ex-boyfriend. Additionally, a shooting at UNLV resulted in a suspected gunman's death and multiple injuries.
Ex-teacher will be found not guilty by reason of insanity in shooting death of son
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - A former teacher who authorities say shot and killed her son in November 2020 on what would have been his first day at Riesel High School will be found not guilty by reason of insanity later this month. Judge Susan Kelly of Waco’s 54th State District...
Waco drug dealer who murdered woman in front of her children sentenced to 45 years in prison
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - A Waco man who shot and killed a woman in front of her two small children in May 2022 was sentenced to 45 years in prison Thursday. Oscar Thomas Lopez, 29, pleaded guilty to murder in the May 2022 shooting death of Lydia Nicole Mendoza, 29, and to aggravated assault for wounding Mendoza’s cousin in the same incident.
Man convicted to 20-year prison sentence for arson
A jury has found 42-year-old Bryan Andrew Bruce guilty of arson, a second degree felony, in less than an hour of deliberation.
List of criminal indictments in McLennan County filed on Dec. 7, 2023
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Below is a list of criminal indictments in filed in the McLennan County District Clerk’s Office on Dec. 7, 2023. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Weekly Safety Report: Medical Episode Crash, Assault with Pry Bar, and Arson in Woodway, Texas
This week in Woodway, Texas, there were three notable incidents. A driver suffered a medical episode and crashed into a local business on Highway 84. A man was accused of using a pry bar to strike another man during a domestic disturbance. And an alleged arsonist was arrested after deliberately setting a truck on fire.
Bellmead Walmart loss prevention employees injured after theft suspect throws bottle of brake fluid at them
BELLMEAD, Texas — The Bellmead Police Department says a Walmart loss prevention employee was injured after confronting a theft suspect on Nov. 21. According to police, officers responded to the Walmart at 1521 North IH-35 in Bellmead to the report of a theft and damaged property. Police say the...
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in hewitt, TX
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around hewitt..
Waco woman accused of assaulting elderly roommate after he evicted her
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Vicky Pruitt, 58, is charged with reckless bodily injury to an elderly person after she attacked her 82-year-old roommate when the man attempted to kick her out of his residence, an arrest warrant states. Police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1500 block of...
Moody Family Finally Receives Electricity After Tornado Destruction
Discover how the Moody family finally received electricity in their new home after their original was destroyed by a tornado. Despite delays and frustrations with the co-op, a news report seems to have expedited the process just in time for the holidays.
A Culinary Journey to Italy: Waco's 5 Must-Visit Italian Restaurants
This article presents a curated list of five exceptional Italian restaurants in Waco. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love for you to share your experiences in the comments section below!
Bosque County woman turns old train car into the Polar Express
VALLEY MILLS, Texas — Tammy Jo Whitmire, the President of the Bosque Valley Heritage Society - Valley Mills, came up with a great idea for Christmas this year. Santa Fe Park, located in the center of Valley Mills, has a perfectly good, donated caboose just sitting there, along with the historical marker train depot, but no one had been inside the railcar since the late 90's.
Oglesby ISD in need of gift-wrapping donations
Oglesby Independent School District is in need of gift-wrapping supplies for its Tiger Angel Tree. Donations are to be dropped off in the front office of Oglesby ISD. Oglesby ISD is located at 125 College Ave. in Oglesby.
Warning signs of seasonal depression
Tis the season to be jolly--but for some, the holiday season isn't necessarily all things merry and bright. Anxiety, depression, and P-T-S-D are the three most common struggles during the holiday months.
It’s beginning to look like ‘A Dr. Pepper Christmas’!
WACO, Texas (FOX 44) – The Dr. Pepper Museum is inviting the public to deck the halls and light up the night!. The Museum is hosting “A Dr Pepper Christmas” from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday. Visitors can expect to see a snow machine, live music, Liquid Lab shows, family-friendly games in the Courtyard, holiday and soda-themed crafts, raffles, a gift shop pop-up, and more!
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in Waco You Must Try
In this article, we are going to explore three exceptional Japanese restaurants located in Waco. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
‘Christmas Lights in the Village’ returns Dec. 8
WACO, Texas (FOX 44) – A growing Waco Christmas tradition is returning to Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum!. This weekend kicks off the fourth season of Christmas Lights in the Village. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 1300 S University Parks Drive, from December 8th through 10th and again from December 15th through 17th.
Men gets ten years in prison for Indecency with a Child
WACO, Texas (FOX 44) – A McLennan County jury has sentenced a 63-year-old man to ten years in prison after finding him guilty of Indecency with a Child by Contact. Darryl Stephen Pope was sentenced on Wednesday, according to the McLennan County District Attorney’s Office. Pope’s charge stemmed from an incident in the early 2000’s, […]
Central Texans see lower gas prices at the pump
Experience some holiday cheer at the gas pump in Central Texas! Locals are noticing a significant drop in gas prices, with the average price in Waco falling from $284 to $259. This decrease, the lowest in almost a year, is giving residents more flexibility in their budgets just in time for Christmas.
Gov. Abbott endorses Pat Curry in race for Texas House District 56, which includes most of McLennan County
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Governor Greg Abbott recently announced he is endorsing Pat Curry for Texas House District 56, which includes most of McLennan County. “As a successful business owner, Pat Curry understands the importance of a thriving economy,” said Abbott. “I know Pat will be a fierce advocate in the Texas House to ensure that we remain on a pathway to eliminate property taxes, secure our border and expand school choice for all Texas parents and students once and for all. Please join me in supporting Pat Curry for a representative for House District 56.”