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Good morning, it’s Saturday January 31, is going to be wet, and it’s the anniversary of the premiere of the first daytime soap opera on TV.

Published: Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:30:00 GMT

Local Sheriff’s Office Faces State Investigation

State regulators will investigate how certain certification tests were administered at a local sheriff’s office, sources said Friday.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:49:21 GMT

Governor Declares Monday Chris Kyle Day In Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Friday said he is declaring Monday Chris Kyle Day in honor of the slain Navy SEAL sniper who’s the focus of the movie “American Sniper.”

Published: Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:38:15 GMT

Area Lawmaker Downplays Muslim Remarks; Gov. Calls For Civility

A Central Texas lawmaker who instructed her staff to ask Muslims visiting her office to declare their allegiance to the U.S. said Friday the incident was “blown out of proportion,” but Gov. Greg Abbott called for “civil discourse.”

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:53:45 GMT

Man Armed With Pistol Robs Local Gas Station

A man armed with a pistol robbed a local gas station early Friday and escaped with cash and cigarettes.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:18:24 GMT

Local Convenience Store Worker Robbed At Knifepoint

Police were investigating Friday after a local convenience store employee was robbed late Thursday night.

Published: Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:23:13 GMT

Man Stabbed Twice After Leaving Neighborhood Park

A man who was stabbed twice during an attempted robbery after he left a neighborhood park was taken to a local hospital.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:05:11 GMT

Two Charged, One Sought For Sex Trafficking Teenager

Two Waco men were arrested and another was being sought after a 16-year-old girl said she was taken from a nightspot on New Year's Eve and had sex with the men.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:28:31 GMT

Convicted Texas Killer Executed After Appeals Rejected

Texas carried out its second execution of the year Thursday evening as a man convicted in the fiery death of a mentally-challenged woman was put to death after the Supreme Court rejected his claims of mental impairment.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:13:48 GMT

Six Area Drug Sting Defendants Plead Guilty In Federal Court

Six defendants caught up in a federal drug sting last September called Operation La Flama Blanca that targeted several Aryan Brotherhood members, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday in Waco.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:23:59 GMT