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Missing Waco man found
WACO, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: The Waco Police Department announced on Friday morning that Brent Furl has been found and is safe. The Waco Police Department needs your help to find a man reported missing. According to the department, the family of Brent Furl has been looking for...
Waco Police encourages car seat safety after vehicle accident leaves child dead
Waco, TX (FOX 44) — Waco Police is encouraging guardians and parents to make sure their child car seats are safely secured before its too late. In May alone, Waco PD has reported two crashes involving a child being knocked outside the vehicle. The reported crash on May 18 left the child dead. “Car seat […]
Restaurant Report Card for Central Texas: 6.1.23
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Here is this week’s restaurant report card for Central Texas. Cafe Cappuccino at 1001 Richland Drive in Waco failed a recent inspection with an 86. According to the food safety worker, the sanitizer was too strong. The food manager’s and latest inspection needed to be...
Itasca Superintendent, Waco man among 7 arrested in online solicitation of minor sting
HOUSTON — A 41-year-old from Waco was arrested last Friday by Harris County Precinct 1 after he traveled all the way to Houston expecting sex acts from a minor, according to Constable Alan Rosen. When the man was apprehended, they found 60 pairs of used girls' underwear in his...
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame in inducting 4 as Bicentennial BBQ hits Waco
The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum is honoring 4 new inductees to have a good time the 2 hundredth anniversary of the Texas Rangers. This instance is particularly noteworthy as a result of two of the brand new Rangers are nonetheless alive; all earlier inductees have been venerated posthumously. The 4 honorees are retired Texas Rangers Sgt. John Martin and Sgt. Johnnie Earl Aycock, as smartly as Col. Homer Garrison Jr., who died in 1968, and Capt. James Frank “Pete” Rogers, who died in 1978.
Waco PD: 31-year-old arrested for manslaughter in deadly crash
WACO, Texas — The Waco Police Department announced that 31-year-old Lee Jordan Murrow was arrested for manslaughter and injury to a child for their involvement in a crash that left one dead back on May 17. According to the department, the crash occurred when an 81-year-old woman identified as...
West Baseball keeps season alive with a game two win over No. 11 Maypearl
CLEBURNE, TX (FOX 44) — The West Trojans will have their chance to get to the state baseball tournament in Austin, as they beat No. 11 Maypearl 4-1 in game two of a regional final series. The two teams will now play a decisive game three with a spot...
Baylor University gets $5 million naming gift
WACO, Texas (FOX 44) – Baylor University has announced a $5 million gift from John and Helen Carona, of Dallas. The university says this provides significant momentum and support for the renovation and construction of the Honors Residential College, as well as the other priorities through the Give Light Capital Fund.
Women of Waco your menstrual cycle can tell you something about your heart health. Doctor Explains
The big picture: Dr. Adriana Davis says: "Women's health is more than just menstrual health!"
Man charged with hiding camera in bathroom of renter
Waco, Tx (FOX44) – A 54-year-old Waco man is facing felony charges, and is accused of hiding a camera in the bathroom of a room he rented out. Stephen Diamond was arrested after the 24-year-old woman he rented a room to in his home found something wrong less than a day after moving in. Waco Police Department spokesperson Cierra Shipley said the victim rented a room in the home in the 9300 block of Regal Drive – but soon found a camera disguised as a charging dock in the bathroom.
Gov. Abbott speaks on special session for property tax cuts
With a budget surplus record of $35 billion, the state aims to use over $17 billion to cut property taxes. The ultimate goal is to eliminate the tax entirely.
STATE BOUND: China Spring is heading back to the state tournament
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - China Spring beat Taylor twice on Thursday night to reach the 4A state semifinals. The Cougars won game two of the series 12-1, and game three 14-6.
Rain chances increase this weekend
25 WEATHER — Thunderstorms in west Texas will be dying out as they move east tonight. We may see a few showers Saturday morning west of Waco/Temple/Killeen, but it shouldn't be too heavy. A few more storms may pop up with the heating of the afternoon Saturday with highs in the upper 80s to near 90°. Sunday should bring a better chance of scattered showers and storms. We aren't expecting much in the way of severe weather, but gusty winds, lightning, and locally heavy downpours will be possible. Highs should be a bit cooler Sunday afternoon in the mid 80s.
Texas State, June 03 High School Baseball⚾ Game Notice
The Claudia Taylor 'Lady Bird' Johnson High School baseball team will have a game with Magnolia West High School on June 03, 2023, 14:00:00 CST. Claudia Taylor 'Lady Bird' Johnson High School.
Smooth Nature: Local band kicking off Summer Concert Series in Waco
Gerald, Diarian and Marvin are three local, Waco band members blended together to make one musical treat — Smooth Nature.
Baylor student express concern over Biden’s loan forgiveness plan being blocked
Waco, TX (FOX 44) — The senate voted on Thursday to block President Biden’s student loan forgiveness program for millions of borrowers. The house made the same vote last week with even some democrats supporting it as Capitol Hill negotiates how it’ll move the debt ceiling. Kellen...
Waco hairstylist speaks on CROWN Act passing
Waco, TX (FOX 44) — Governor Greg Abbott signed the CROWN Act over the weekend to prohibit the discrimination of hair in public schools and in the workforce. The CROWN Act is short for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair. Discussions behind this bill started in 2020 after two Black students near […]
Annual Victory Bowl Connects Competition, Faith, Service
A summer high school all-star classic returned with top baseball and softball players completing service projects, joining in devotions, team meals, and activities and of course, a big pair of games at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor athletic fields. “It’s been a real good experience, one of the best,” said...
Best of West: A love letter to the West Forsyth English Department
When you do a quick Google search of “traditional math teacher,” one of the first sites to appear is a study by a research company outlining findings regarding the typical perception of math educators. Entering “traditional science teacher” yielded similar results. Something interesting to note is that when the same thing is done for English, there’s no study or journal publication to refer to.
Large training exercise to be held at La Vega High School
McLENNAN COUNTY, Texas (FOX 44) – If you happen to see fire units and emergency vehicles at La Vega High School on Thursday, there is no need to be alarmed. According to the Bellmead Police Department, there will be a large-scale law enforcement training exercise on campus at this time. Several public safety agencies will be in attendance. The Bellmead Fire Department, AMR and a helicopter will also be participating.
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