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WACO

Three additional bikers arrested after Twin Peaks Shooting released on bond

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Three bikers who were arrested after the Twin Peaks shooting are out of the McLennan County Jail on a $25,000 bond on Friday.   More>>

EPA approves Clean Water Act expansion despite local farmers making waves

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The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the expansion of the Clean Water Act despite objections from local farmers who say they'll continue to fight. The EPA announced the finalized the expansion Wednesday and argues that the rule expansion is all about clearly defining what is already protected was the existing act.
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Arrested Hewitt biker files federal lawsuit against City of Waco, police and McLennan County Video included

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A Hewitt man who was one of the 177 bikers arrested in the Twin Peaks shootings has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Waco police, the City of Waco, and McLennan County.Matthew Alan Clendennen was a member of the Scimitars Motorcycle Club, according to the lawsuit, and was on the patio at the restaurant when the shooting erupted. He went inside and hid in a hallway for protection, unarmed except for a pocketknife that remained closed. Clendennen has no criminal record, according to the cou... More>>

WACO

Three bikers arrested after Twin Peaks shooting released on reduced bonds

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Three bikers arrested after the Twin Peaks shooting on May 17 were released with restrictive conditions from the McLennan County Jail on Thursday.  More>>

News

Nearly 78k service members to get refund checks for student loans

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Seventy-eight thousand service members will get checks in June for excess interest they were charged on their student loans thanks to a Department of Justice settlement announced Thursday.Those checks will be mailed June 12 and range from $10 to $100,000, depending on how long the interest rate exceeded six percent on their loans and by how much. The average check will be $771.It's part of a DOJ settlement with Navient Corp., the student loan servicer formerly part of Sallie Mae. It was spark... More>>

Central Texas judge pleads guilty to gun violation

Updated: May 28, 2015 11:14 PM

A Central Texas judge has pleaded guilty to federal weapons and other charges for selling firearms to a felon. More>>

WACO

GWAMA hopes to hire student interns for summer

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The Greater Waco Advanced Manufacturing Academy is looking to hire some of its own students for the summer. Juniors and seniors from McLennan County that are in GWAMA could soon be spending their summer vacation honing their skills in welding. No more than four students would be paid $10 an hour to help the academy complete More>>

CENTRAL TEXAS

Missing Temple man killed in Williamson Co. flooding

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A Temple man who was reported missing May 21, died as a result of the flooding in Williamson County, according to the Williamson County Sheriff's Office. More>>

BREMOND

Fire at local gas station limited to convenience store

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Tensions were high in Robertson County when a fire started at a Shell convenience store and gas station at 306 West Titus street in Bremond. More>>

Twin Peaks sign comes down in the dark of night Wednesday Video included

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As the corporate office of the restaurant chain promised last week, the Twin Peaks sign at the site of the biker shootings May 17 was taken down by work crews Wednesday night. A crew with a crane arrived on the scene after dark and detached the Twin Peaks logo from the sign post in front of the closed restaurant shortly after 10:30 p.m.Waco police released the crime scene to owners Tuesday after recovering all the evidence they could.The chain's corporate office revoked that franchiser's lice... More>>

WACO

Two Twin Peaks shooting suspects post bond; others wait for bond reduction hearings

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McLennan county jail officials said on Wednesday, 177 people were arrested after the Twin Peaks shooting, not 170 as previously reported.  More>>

WACO

Jail official: 177 bikers arrested, 2 out on bond; Working to get lawyers appointed

Updated: May 27, 2015 06:14 PM

The number of bikers arrested in the deadly Twin Peaks shooting is apparently slightly higher than we originally thought.A McLennan County Jail official tells us 177 bikers were booked into the jail, and only two have bonded out. More>>

FORT HOOD

Companies target military families to sign up for medical pain creams

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It's a big expensive problem for TRICARE, the Military Health Benefit System, that's been growing since 2013. Companies are using Facebook pages to advertise compound creams that are supposed to get rid of pain and stretch marks. They advertise it as a study and offer $250 per medication by just filling out a survey online after using the products."It seems to me like it was a very well thought out plan the way they did everything," said Gloria Miller, a mom and Army wife that signed up to ge... More>>

LEON COUNTY

No injuries reported on school bus after being involved in collision

Updated: May 27, 2015 04:39 PM

No kids or staff were hurt Wednesday when a Buffalo ISD bus was involved in a collision. More>>

TEMPLE

Police investigating attempted kidnapping from local school; PD gun discharges during arrest

Updated: May 27, 2015 03:56 PM

The Temple Police Department is investigating an attempted kidnapping from Lake Belton Middle School Wednesday, in which a police officer's gun reportedly discharged accidentally as officers were arresting the suspect following a chase. More>>

MCLENNAN COUNTY

UPDATE: Authorities clear scene of afternoon standoff in McLennan County

Updated: May 27, 2015 04:45 PM

Authorities are searching for a Crawford area man after clearing the scene after an hours long standoff Wednesday. More>>

Pentagon: Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax samples

The Pentagon says it inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories and is investigating how that happened. More>>

HARKER HEIGHTS

Local man accused of tying up woman, leaving her in shed

Updated: May 27, 2015 03:28 PM

A 22-year-old Harker Heights man is behind bars after police say he tied up his girlfriend and left her in a shed to make sure she wasn't seeing other people. More>>

BELL COUNTY

Bell County Sheriff's Department warns of bogus Facebook page

Updated: May 27, 2015 03:06 PM

The Bell County Sheriff's Department is warning residents of a bogus Facebook page for Sheriff Eddy Lange. More>>

Homeowners clean up in Texas; death toll climbs to 21 Video included

Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 21 people dead and 11 others missing. More>>

KILLEEN

Police release photo of suspects using "cloned" debit card

Updated: May 27, 2015 01:03 PM

Local police are seeking help from the public to find two men who are using a "cloned" debit card. More>>

KILLEEN

Killeen PD seeks help identifying people using stolen debit card

Updated: May 27, 2015 12:43 PM

The Killeen Police Department is asking the public to help them identify two people using a stolen debit card. More>>

Ford recalls nearly 423K vehicles for power steering problem

Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted steering can fail while they're being driven. More>>

WACO

Police find shell casings, handguns while investigating shots fired call

Updated: May 27, 2015 11:38 AM

Waco Police Department officers are on scene in East Waco about a shots fired call Wednesday morning. There are no known victims at this time. More>>

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