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A $42.8 million project to turn the Grand Karem Shrine Building downtown into a hotel got the nod Thursday for a $5.5 million TIF grant.

Christopher Tech, a software design engineer from Dayton, Ohio, arrived in Waco on Wednesday and made a beeline to Ironman Village at Indian Spring Park. He will join the mostly buff thousands registered to swim, bike and run this weekend,…

The Marlin Volunteer Fire Department was the first to be called out to what became the 96-acre Rice Road fire near Riesel on Sept. 21.

In 2011, Keith Nichol catches a 44-yard pass from Kirk Cousins on the game’s final play for a tiebreaking touchdown, giving the 15th-ranked Spartans a 37-31 victory against No. 4 Wisconsin. See more sports moments:

In 1962, in a nationally broadcast address, President John F. Kennedy revealed the presence of Soviet-built missile bases under construction in Cuba, and more events that happened on this day in history.

Morning headlines: The latest on the Alec Baldwin prop gun shooting that killed 1; China responds to Biden on Taiwan; the Netflix walkout. Get caught up.


Search and rescue teams worked through the night, encountering rainstorms and small fires in the rubble, hoping to detect any sounds coming from survivors following the collapse of a beachside condominium complex near Miami.

Luz Martinez grapples for words to convey her feelings. There are no ready answers, few comforting thoughts to help her endure the loss of a son and a daughter to gun violence, but she tries to remain strong for her…

A former Waco police officer, who claims he was driven out of the profession he loves after he became an outcast within the department for his outspoken views on race and community relations, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Wednesday…

The first ad from the "Not Our Faith" super PAC says “has used Christianity for his own purposes,” invoking images of his photo op outside a D.C. church.

Baylor's new wide-zone scheme was tailor-made for a 6-4, 253-pound tight end who can block and catch. And it’s never wise for defenses to overlook Ben Sims’ ability or dedication.

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Vice President Mike Pence became the highest profile world leader to be vaccinated for the coronavirus Friday.

Hundreds rally, many register to vote in 2nd round of Waco demonstrations since killing of George Floyd

Breaking: Local health authority closes all McLennan County schools until Sept. 7. Instructs schools to submit written plan for reopening by Aug. 21. Story coming in a few minutes.