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Grand jury declines to indict ex-Bellmead assistant PD chief charged with breach of computer security, misuse of official information
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - A McLennan County grand jury declined to indict the former Bellmead assistant police chief Thursday on charges she misused her position to obtain information about her estranged husband’s potential love interest. The grand jury no-billed Brenda Kinsey on breach of computer security and misuse of...
River ‘won’t die in vain’: Central Texas couple opens up after foster dog was killed in nearby neighborhood
BEVERLY HILLS, Texas (KWTX) - A Central Texas couple is demanding justice tonight after they believe a resident in a nearby neighborhood shot their foster dog. It happened the night Isabela Lozano and Alex Resendez got engaged. The night took a devastating turn after the death of their dog, River.
Texas officer shoots, kills dog after being sent to wrong address for burglary in progress
A Waco, Texas police officer erroneously shot and killed a dog after a typo sent the officer to the wrong address for a burglary in progress.
Texas A&M veterinarians remove massive tumor from dog named Jake from State Farm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — A dog named Jake from State Farm -- after the guy in the commercials -- was in bad shape when he was found wandering in Texas last summer. Jake had a huge mass on one side of his face and it was bigger than his entire head.
Affidavit: Waco man assaulted mother, stole her car after she delivered food, and led deputies on a pursuit
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - William Glenn Paten II, 31, is charged with robbery and evading arrest or detention in a motor vehicle, after he allegedly assaulted his mother, stole the woman’s car moments after she delivered food to him, and then led authorities on a pursuit, an arrest affidavit states.
'Two steps forward, one step back': DA works to resolve backlogged cases
Six months into his term, McLennan County District Attorney Josh Tetens is faced with a case backlog more than three times what was originally estimated.
McGregor, Waco officials vote to recommend approval of rezoning for upscale development on HWY 84
MCGREGOR, Texas (KWTX) - McGregor and Waco city officials met again Wednesday to discuss and ultimately approve the rezoning of an 88-acre lot next to the McGregor Executive Airport, which is proposed to become an upscale development. Currently, the zoning for the vacant space, which is nestled right off of...
[WATCH] This Goth Girl Carwash Makes Me Want To Visit Waco, Texas
Local Waco oddities and collectibles store, Skellington Curiosities, recently held a "Goth Girl Carwash" and it looks like it was a blast. I don't know about you guys, but I'm pretty sure Lubbock should just open one of these full-time because we've certainly got enough hot goth chicks and dirty cars to keep the money flowing!
Midway HS student chosen for Navy Summer Flight Academy
HEWITT, Texas (FOX 44) – While some high school students will spend this summer doing odd jobs or hanging out with friends, a Midway High School student is completing an intensive Navy program. Cecilia Winters is taking part in an eight-week U.S. Navy Summer Flight Academy aviation program at Delaware State University. She will earn […]
Waco teacher honored as Scripps National Spelling Bee Teacher of the Year in 2022 returns as guest of honor at this year’s competition
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - A local teacher honored as the Scripps National Spelling Bee Teacher of the Year for 2022 just returned from the Spelling Bee in National Harbor, MD., as an honored guest, and said the experience was a dream come true. April McAdams, a third-grade teacher at South...
‘This isn’t Portland or San Francisco’: Waco drug dealer sentenced to 36 years in prison
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - A Waco parolee who authorities say was working his way up to becoming an upper mid-level drug dealer was sentenced to 36 years in prison Monday. Kamari Kenyatti Harp, 38, a three-time convicted felon, was set to stand trial Monday in Waco’s 54th State District Court before he decided to accept a plea offer from prosecutors.
Construction underway for new hotel in Downtown Waco
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - The skyline of downtown Waco is ever-changing, and with a new upscale hotel coming to the city, those looking to spend the night in the Heart of Texas will now have one more option to choose from. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on June 5 to...
Thief spotted driving stolen car; drags vehicle owner, and later leads police on pursuit: affidavit
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Tristen James Bayer, 26, is charged with theft of property, evading arrest or detention in a motor vehicle, and robbery resulting in bodily injury after she allegedly stole a car, dragged the vehicle’s owner down the street, and led police on a pursuit, an arrest affidavit states.
Details released on crash that shut down I-35 on June 5
BRUCEVILLE-EDDY, Texas — The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the details of a crash that shut down traffic along I-35 on June 5. According to DPS, a truck tractor semi was traveling in the outside northbound lane of I-35 in Bruceville-Eddy when two pickup trucks traveling together attempted to pass in the inside lane.
Cameron Park Zoo Celebrates 30th Anniversary
WACO, Texas (FOX 44/KWKT) — Preparations for the Cameron Park Zoo’s birthday celebrations are underway as the natural habitat celebrates 30 years in Waco. Established in July of 1993, those at the Cameron Park Zoo are thrilled to celebrate the zoo’s historic 30-year milestone a month before its actual date. The entirety of the natural […]
Isaiah 117 House needs donations to help spread love to Central Texas foster care kids
MCLENNAN COUNTY, Texas — Isaiah 117 House needs your help to make sure children who are entering the foster care system are receiving the love, care and support they deserve on what is most likely their worse day. The organization, which started in Tennessee, has a location that will...
Sea of sunflowers off Central Texas highway captivating locals and travelers
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - An eye-catching sea of sunflowers off a busy highway in Central Texas is catching the eyes of everyone, and their dogs!. Yes, even man’s best friend is turning out to get pictures with the gorgeous patch of sunflowers stretching nearly 200 acres off Highway 84 as you leave Waco in the direction of McGregor.
Baylor women’s basketball meets with Brittney Griner before Phoenix game at Dallas
Ahead of Wednesday’s Phoenix Mercury game against the Dallas Wings, the Baylor women’s basketball team visited with former BU star Brittney Griner and presented her with a commemorative frame featuring the BG42 patch that the Bears wore on their jerseys during the 2022-23 season. Photos courtesy of Baylor...
China Spring Baseball wins the 4A State Championship in walk-off fashion
AUSTIN, TX (FOX 44) — China Spring Baseball is king of the Texas 4A baseball landscape as the Cougars beat Texarkana Liberty-Eylau 3-2 in extra innings. Cory Beckham’s team got off to a quick start in the contest, as Trevor Black ripped one all the way to the wall in left center for a two-run triple in the third inning to give China Spring an early 2-0 lead.
FishTales: Waco Wednesday Perfecting Poppers
I go from a new froggy popper "test-a-fly" to more of a "catch-a-fish" with a Llano bug variant. The popper fly still needs work if I'm going to catch more sunfish than bass. The size 6 hook popper is better suited to catching both bass and sunfish where as the size 8 hook popper still needs work to be better balanced and more attractive to sunfish... On this trip the Llano bug really shined as the fly of choice for the sunfish. I honestly didn't put much effort into catching the bass...
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