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Person of interest in Harbor Freight holdup arrested in Ft. Worth

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A Marlin man wanted for questioning in connection with a violent armed robbery earlier this month in Waco was arrested Tuesday in Ft. Worth. U.S. Marshals took 24-year old Chase Goeke into custody without incident at at apartment.Goeke was wanted on an evading arrest warrant in Riesel after a chase last week. He's in the Tarrant County jail on that warrant as well as a parole violation and was waiting for bond to set Tuesday night. Waco pol... More>>

McLennan County to pay nearly $600,000 in discrimination lawsuit settlement Video included

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Nine current and former McLennan County deputies will receive $2 million in settlement money related to a discrimination lawsuit, and $575,000 of that will come from the county coffers.Sheriff Parnell McNamara is accused of firing or demoting the deputies because they supported his opponent in the 2012 primary election, Randy Plemons.McNamara said he was just exercising his right to restructure the organization as he saw fit, but the deputies filed suit.After 18 months of an ongoing legal bat... More>>

Teen drown in Lake Waco despite rescue efforts

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A 14 year old boy was pulled fromLakeWacoand rushed to the hospital after disappearing underwater.Wacopolice received several calls around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday from people atSpeeglevilleParksaying a boy was underwater.Police arrived on scene less than ten minutes later and quickly formed a line search with volunteers. Seven officers and two volunteers were in the water for 15-20 minutes before they pulled the boy for the water.Police say the boy was found in 51/2 to 6 feet of water and that he w... More>>

HARKER HEIGHTS

Harker Heights Officials Encourage Residents to Sign Up for Emergency Alerts

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Harker Heights officials are encouraging residents to sign up for an emergency alert system.  More>>

General: Guard to take observation role at border

A top National Guard general says most of the 1,000 troops heading to South Texas will take up observation positions along the border and detain people only if they interfere with their mission. More>>

MCLENNAN COUNTY

Two Connally ISD schools vandalized

Updated: Jul 22, 2014 12:41 PM

Police are searching for the vandals who went into two Connally ISD schools early Tuesday morning, and did some serious damage, as well as stole from the schools. More>>

FORT HOOD

Groundbreaking held for Ft. Hood Memorial

Updated: Jul 22, 2014 11:45 AM

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday, July 22, at the site of the November 5, 2009 Fort Hood Memorial. More>>

HEWITT

Hewitt city leaders vote to spend millions on new city building Video included

Updated: Jul 21, 2014 11:26 PM

Hewitt City Council has unanimously approved multi-million dollar financing for a new city facility.
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WACO

City Considers Raising Minimum Salary for Entry-Level Employees Video included

Entry-level city employees in Waco may earn extra money, if the city council approves the proposed budget for the next fiscal year.   More>>

LEON COUNTY

Two killed in Leon County head-on accident

Two people were killed as two trucks collided head-on in Leon County, north of Buffalo, late Monday afternoon. More>>

Perry sending National Guard to Texas border Video included

Gov. Rick Perry says he's deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tied of "lip service" from the federal government. More>>

White House reports drop in minors crossing border

The White House says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border is dropping significantly. More>>

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border. More>>

FALLS COUNTY

Manhunt is on for robbery suspects in Falls County

Updated: Jul 20, 2014 04:42 PM

A manhunt is on in Falls County for two suspects believed to be involved in an armed robbery that happened Saturday, July 12. More>>

TEMPLE

Judy Morales elected to city council in special election Video included

Updated: Jul 20, 2014 11:09 AM

Judy Morales won the vote for the open Temple City Council seat, which she vacated after pleading no contest to destroying government documents back in March. More>>

KILLEEN

One dead, two injured in early morning accident

Updated: Jul 19, 2014 10:01 AM

One man is dead after two cars collide at a busy Killeen intersection.
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BELLMEAD

Local police department puts focus on women of abuse

Updated: Jul 19, 2014 09:58 AM

An increase in reported violence against women has caused the Bellmead Police Department to take action. More>>

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  • Person of interest in Harbor Freight holdup arrested in Ft. Worth

    Person of interest in Harbor Freight holdup arrested in Ft. Worth

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:21:30 GMT
    A Marlin man wanted for questioning in connection with a violent armed robbery earlier this month in Waco was arrested Tuesday in Ft. Worth. U.S. Marshals took 24-year old Chase Goeke into custody without incident at at apartment.Goeke was wanted on an evading arrest warrant in Riesel after a chase last week. He's in the Tarrant County jail on that warrant as well as a parole violation and was waiting for bond to set Tuesday night. Waco pol...More >>
    A Marlin man wanted for questioning in connection with a violent armed robbery earlier this month in Waco was arrested Tuesday in Ft. Worth. U.S. Marshals took 24-year old Chase Goeke into custody without incident at at apartment.Goeke was wanted on an evading arrest warrant in Riesel after a chase last week. He's in the Tarrant County jail on that warrant as well as a parole violation and was waiting for bond to set Tuesday night. Waco pol...More >>
  • McLennan County to pay nearly $600,000 in discrimination lawsuit settlement

    McLennan County to pay nearly $600,000 in discrimination lawsuit settlement

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:19 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:19:47 GMT
    Nine current and former McLennan County deputies will receive $2 million in settlement money related to a discrimination lawsuit, and $575,000 of that will come from the county coffers.Sheriff Parnell McNamara is accused of firing or demoting the deputies because they supported his opponent in the 2012 primary election, Randy Plemons.McNamara said he was just exercising his right to restructure the organization as he saw fit, but the deputies filed suit.After 18 months of an ongoing legal bat...More >>
    Nine current and former McLennan County deputies will receive $2 million in settlement money related to a discrimination lawsuit, and $575,000 of that will come from the county coffers.Sheriff Parnell McNamara is accused of firing or demoting the deputies because they supported his opponent in the 2012 primary election, Randy Plemons.McNamara said he was just exercising his right to restructure the organization as he saw fit, but the deputies filed suit.After 18 months of an ongoing legal bat...More >>
  • Teen drown in Lake Waco despite rescue efforts

    Teen drown in Lake Waco despite rescue efforts

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:13:21 GMT
    A 14 year old boy was pulled fromLakeWacoand rushed to the hospital after disappearing underwater.Wacopolice received several calls around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday from people atSpeeglevilleParksaying a boy was underwater.Police arrived on scene less than ten minutes later and quickly formed a line search with volunteers. Seven officers and two volunteers were in the water for 15-20 minutes before they pulled the boy for the water.Police say the boy was found in 51/2 to 6 feet of water and that he w...More >>
    A 14 year old boy was pulled fromLakeWacoand rushed to the hospital after disappearing underwater.Wacopolice received several calls around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday from people atSpeeglevilleParksaying a boy was underwater.Police arrived on scene less than ten minutes later and quickly formed a line search with volunteers. Seven officers and two volunteers were in the water for 15-20 minutes before they pulled the boy for the water.Police say the boy was found in 51/2 to 6 feet of water and that he w...More >>
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  • Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

    Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:21 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:21:11 GMT
    By The Associated Press Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.More >>
    By The Associated Press When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots...More >>
  • With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

    With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:43 AM EDT2014-07-23 08:43:45 GMT
    Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn...More >>
    Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn that...More >>
  • First Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution

    First Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:17 AM EDT2014-07-23 07:17:09 GMT
    The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
    The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
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