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WACO, Texas (KWTX) A Harmony Science Academy teacher is on administrative leave after an incident at the Waco-based school in which students were given scotch tape and told to tape their mouths shut. The incident happened Tuesday in a music class at the public charter school at 1900 North Valley ...
Get free McDonald's fries on Friday. Huge bridge demolition planned for Hwy 288 construction · Man in custody after reportedly shooting brother · Barbara Bush's impact felt at Third Ward Houston school · Houston Texans release 2018 season schedule. Show More. Explosion reported at Texas City refinery.

On April 19, 1993, the 51-day siege at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, ended as fire destroyed the structure after federal agents began ... (Bomber Timothy McVeigh, who prosecutors said had planned the attack as revenge for the Waco siege of two years earlier, was convicted of federal ...
The Texas Attorney General said in a press release that they arrested a McLennan man for child porn. Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that the Child Exploitation Unit of his office arrested 46-year-old Joseph Albert Nickel from Waco on three counts of possession of child porn. Nickel was arrested ...
But police in tiny Mart, Texas say things escalated quickly inside Read's Food Store on Saturday when Milton, 40, was confronted by the store manager. ... defiance, Mr. Milton pulled down his pants, exposing his anus and genitals," according to an arrest warrant affidavit cited by the Waco Tribune-Herald.
Twenty-five years ago today, FBI tanks smashed into the ramshackle home of the Branch Davidians outside Waco, Texas. After the FBI collapsed much of the building atop the residents, a fire erupted and 76 corpses were dug out of the rubble. Unfortunately, the American political system and media have ...

The sailors many of us have come to know are saying their farewells and going out in style. "I've done a number of these now and this is by far the best Navy Week that I've participated in, in my three years with this command so it's amazing," said Lt. Commander Katy Gray with the U.S. Navy. More than 100 ...
“Something that I look forward to the most coming here to Texas is getting to spend time with the people,” Navy Lt. Tyler Davies said at the Waco stop. “The feeling when I get when I come into Texas is such an amazing feeling on everybody's face that I get to meet. They're very supportive of the military, they ...
Tourists were more likely to stop in the tiny town of West, Texas, just north of Waco, for its famous kolaches. ... The couple has brought fresh attention to Waco through the show, and their real estate ventures have created downtown sites that are attracting not only Texans, but tourists from all over the country ...
As a corporate public relations specialist, he worked for Life Partners, Inc, a Waco-based firm that pioneered the practice of purchasing life insurance .... but he eventually lost the case when the Texas Supreme Court ruled that he was a “limited purpose public figure” and thus had to prove that the reporters ...
Registration is open for the 27th annual Waco Children's Theatre Summer Performing Arts Camp, which will be held in June. This camp features instruction in all ... will be provided. The event is free, but groups are asked to make reservations by contacting Earl Stinnett at 750-8018 or earls@ci.waco.tx.us.
Sheriff's office Operations Capt. Scott Robinson said the men were found in the Waco area after the escape and taken into custody by U.S. marshals and Hill County deputies. ... Texas Department of Corrections dogs confirmed the first dog's findings, according to the sheriff's office. Officials believe the men ...
An unlikely series of adventures led Ohio native Jay Kelly to drift down to Texas, become a Baylor University football player and emerge as a leading ... Colt Kelly, a 2016 Baylor business communications graduate, said the firm has set up at events around the state to sell boots, but the Waco showroom ...
Members of the Central Texas African-American Heritage Foundation gather outside the East Waco Library, which houses a new black history exhibit. From left to right ... But backers of the new rotating exhibit at the East Waco Library at 901 Elm Ave. hope to tell those stories in coming years a little at a time.
That's not something zoo officials are worried about, the Waco Tribune-Herald reported, now that the rare creature has spent 18 confrontation-free months growing up in quarantined chambers before its public debut this week at the zoo's freshwater aquarium. Pancho and Lefty, as caretakers have taken to ...
Site Selection Magazine recently announced it had chosen Texas to receive its Governor's Cup for the sixth consecutive year for its performance in attracting new industry in 2017 and seeing expansion of existing plants, according to the office of Gov. Greg Abbott, who accepted the award on the state's ...
The Compassionate Friends is a national organization whose Waco Chapter was active for 30 years before going dormant. James Davis and his wife Cathy have revived the group to help grieving families. Davis first got involved in Compassionate Friends eight years ago while he was grieving the loss of ...

WACO, TX — One of America's most popular 0n-camera couples made a big announcement Wednesday — perhaps by accident. In a video shared on Twitter, Chip Gaines let slip that the couple's soon-to-be-born child is a boy. In the video, Chip is seen talking to a young, 'Fixer Upper' superfan named ...
Barry Johnson rates his hand while thanking supporters during an election party, Tuesday, March, 6, 2018, in Waco, Texas. Johnson ousted two-term incumbent Abel Reyna as McLennan County district attorney, in a contentious race played out under the dark specter of the 2015 shootout between bikers ...
The Gift Horse is a stylish "one-stop-shop" boutique for all gift giving needs. We carry Arthur Coat, Brighton, Tyler Candles, Lauren James, Findley and more. We provide a comfortable family friendly environment for everyone who walks through our doors. We have wonderful and unique gift items and gift ...
WACO, Texas (KWTX) A rare two-headed snake is now on display at the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco. The zoo posted the news on Facebook and said people can check out the rat snake in the Freshwater Aquarium. The reptile eats out of either head, the zoo said. The snake was brought to the zoo in ...
When he was removed from the Branch Davidian siege in Wednesday's season finale of Waco, he asked his tactical piers if they understood how the city kept the .... fiery sunset lighting up the central Texas planes as Thibodeau walks over the decimated compound—but time and time again, the characters who remain after ...
Krukoft said they have fallen in love with Texas, and Magnolia Table reinforces their impression of the state as welcoming “and a blessing in our lives.” ... Waco Police Department spokesman Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said he had heard of no “criminal activity or mayhem” on the circle by mid-afternoon ...
The most significant storytelling decision the team behind Waco has made thus far is the depiction of how the gunfire started at Mount Carmel. The ATF maintains that the Branch Davidians ambushed agents with modified weapons. The Branch Davidians say the ATF opened fire on their home despite sect ...
(KWTX) The race for the Texas Democratic gubernatorial nomination will be decided in a runoff, McLennan County's district attorney loses in an upset ... Waco attorney Seth Sutton filed as the lone Democratic candidate for district attorney, but withdrew before the primary, although his name remained on the ...
'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines just opened a restaurant in Waco, Texas — here's what it's like to visit ... In 2017, their expansive downtown Waco hub, Magnolia Market at the Silos, averaged 30,000 visitors a week — an annual total close to 1.6 million people, reports the Waco Tribune.


 

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