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.
Authorities in Texas say they’ve arrested 21 members of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang in an alleged conspiracy to sell methamphetamine.
Baylor coach Art Briles prefers to avoid certain labels for players not necessarily considered first-teamers in the eighth-ranked Bears’ fast-paced, big-play offense.
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty could be watching from the sideline with his top receivers Saturday night as the Bears welcome the Northwestern State Demons.