Baylor coach Art Briles admits he was a bit surprised by how quarterback Bryce Petty answered questions after the No. 10 Bears’ bounce-back victory.
A 37-year-old man is being held at a Central Texas jail after authorities say he confessed to sexually abusing multiple children to his pastor.
Pond liners are being used to try to stop zebra mussels from spreading at a Central Texas lake that supplies water to Waco.
A Texas man has admitted to setting a backyard fire in 1986 that killed his two stepsons, ending a yearslong fight over whether faulty fire science had wrongfully put him behind bars.
A couple who stole more than 50,000 pieces of mail from more than 80 cities were sentenced to spend six years and nine months in federal prison on Wednesday.
Baylor and TCU first played each other in 1899, when both Christian schools were still located in Waco.
The Texas Rangers are investigating after a 37-year-old woman died hours after being shot with a stun gun while deputies took her into custody at a Waco courthouse.
As for the No. 5 Bears having to depend on their running game, needing some big special teams plays and scoring only half their previous season average in a grind-it-out 28-7 win at Texas, that doesn’t bother Briles, either.
Jury selection began this week in the case of a Texas man granted a retrial after questions were raised about testimony that helped convict him in the deaths of his two stepsons in a fire nearly 30 years ago.
Baylor easily got through its nonconference schedule with three lopsided victories in 13 days before taking a break.
The Baylor University Student Senate has approved a resolution that would allow students and others who have concealed handgun permits to carry their guns on the Waco campus.
The Waco City Council on Tuesday raised concerns that the curfew has negative effects on children it’s meant to protect. The curfew is set to expire Nov. 7.