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Baylor game day boosts downtown businesses Video included

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The city of Waco is looking to capitalize on the game day crowds by hosting tailgating events downtown in efforts to increase downtown businesses. Earlier Sunday Waco was buzzing with Baylor fans hours before kickoff. Several streets downtown were blocked off as thousands poured into the city. Businesses in the area say they saw a dramatic boost for a Sunday afternoon. Nick Colaku, Manager of Portofino's Italian Restaurants says he noticed the increased foot traffic downtown will have a posi... More>>

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McGregor man killed, 3 injured in two vehicle crash

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A T-bone crash between Moody and McGregor leaves one man dead and three people in the hospital.  More>>

WEST

Community Celebrates Westfest

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West residents celebrate their heritage throughout Labor Day weekend. The community is still recovering from the fertilizer plant explosion that happened more than a year ago. More>>

WACO

Waco PD gets training for river safety by McLane Stadium

Updated: Aug 29, 2014 07:39 PM

Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens are treating Baylor's first game at McLane Stadium like it's 4th of July on the Brazos river.  More>>

ROGERS

Three People Arrested in Connection to Home Burglary

Updated: Aug 29, 2014 05:32 PM

Three people are in custody following a home burglary near Rogers. Currently, authorities are trying to figure out who was involved in the crime.
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WACO

Man dies in early morning fire at local apartment complex

Waco police have confirmed that a 26-year-old man and a dog have died from a Waco apartment fire Friday morning. More>>

Hasan writes to ISIS leader, asks to become 'citizen' of Islamic State

The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday. More>>

WACO

Traditions Rally Helps Staff Prepare for Sunday's Game Video included

Updated: Aug 29, 2014 02:53 AM

The Traditions Rally at the McLane Stadium on Thursday allowed staff to prepare for game day on Sunday. The night included a pep rally, a music performance by American Idol winner Phillip Phillips and a fireworks show.   More>>

CENTRAL TEXAS

Local lawmaker, superintendent react to school funding ruling

Updated: Aug 29, 2014 12:47 AM

The superintendent of one of the largest school districts in Central Texas is ecstatic, while a state lawmaker says a fix of the state's school funding system will be difficult. More>>

BELLMEAD

A date with a stranger turned into a bloody attack in Bellmead Video included

Updated: Aug 28, 2014 07:37 PM

Hours after meeting, a man and a woman went on a date but it turned bloody after the woman said no to sex. More>>

Judge rules Texas school finance system is unconstitutional Video included

A judge has again declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional because it doesn't share funding fairly between wealthy school districts and poor ones.
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Wanted Central Texas sex offender arrested in Mexico

A 49-year-old man wanted in Hill County for failing to register as a sex offender, burglary and a parole violation has been arrested in Mexico after eluding capture for almost 10 years. More>>

KILLEEN

UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Killeen elementary school

Updated: Aug 28, 2014 10:07 AM

Saegert Elementary School in Killeen was put on lockdown for a few hours Thursday morning as Killeen police dealt with a suicidal subject in the area. More>>

Man indicted in Little River-Academy police chief's death

A 57-year-old man who formerly worked in law enforcement has been indicted in the fatal shooting of a police chief in the small Central Texas town of Little River-Academy. More>>

WACO

Local man arrested for burglary at Waco apartment construction site

A Waco man out on parole will now be facing more trouble after being arrested in connection with the burglary of a construction site. More>>

WACO

Game Day Parking Changes Upsets Some Baylor Students Video included

Updated: Aug 28, 2014 12:11 AM

Some Baylor students are upset with the parking changes for the first game day on Sunday.   More>>

FALLS COUNTY

Suspect eludes police in high speed chase in Falls County

Updated: Aug 27, 2014 11:55 PM

A suspect is still at large after leading Marlin and Lott police and sheriff's deputies on a high speed chase through Falls County Wednesday night.
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  • Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:21 AM EDT2014-09-01 07:21:14 GMT
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.More >>
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.More >>
  • Merkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success

    Merkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:01 AM EDT2014-09-01 07:01:10 GMT
    A top aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is downplaying a new anti-euro party's strong showing in a state election, arguing that it's too early to say its long-term success is assured.More >>
    A top aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is downplaying a new anti-euro party's strong showing in a state election, arguing that it's too early to say its long-term success is assured.More >>
  • Pakistani police, protesters clash anew in capital

    Pakistani police, protesters clash anew in capital

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:51 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:51:53 GMT
    Anti-government protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex in the country's capital in an effort to try to reach the prime...More >>
    Anti-government protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex in the country's capital in an effort to try to reach the prime minister's...More >>
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