DPS increases trooper patrols for Memorial Day weekend
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 22 May 2015 10:57:00 -0500
The Texas Department of Public Safety has increased trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend. Troopers will be looking for drunken drivers, and speeding, seat belt and other traffic violators state
El Salvador hosting beatification of slain Archbishop Romero
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 23:00:34 -0500
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Huge crowds are expected at Saturday's ceremony to beatify Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was cut down by an assassin's bullet 35 years ago and declared a
Senate clears White House-backed trade bill
wacotrib.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 03:30:52 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a h
Hawks’ Carroll starting vs. Cavaliers in Game 2
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 19:14:34 -0500
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll was a surprise starter in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Correction: DC Mansion Fire-Slayings story
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 16:43:33 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 21 about a family and their housekeeper killed in their mansion, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on information found in court documents, that the man
Baylor avoids elimination, beats Texas Tech 5-4 in Big 12
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 19:14:07 -0500
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Adam Toth hit a two-run homer to help give Baylor an early lead and the Bears held on to edge Texas Tech 5-4 in a pool play elimination game Friday in the Big 12 Tournament.
Religion: God has no grandchildren
wacotrib.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 00:01:00 -0500
By Bill Tinsley
Texas House passes biker safety bill days after Twin Peaks shooting in Waco
tdtnews.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 22:06:00 -0500
AUSTIN — Texas lawmakers approved motorcycle safety legislation on Friday that supporters say was going to be discussed at the biker’s meeting in Waco where a deadly shootout erupted last weekend.The measure, which now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott, would funnel some of the state’s motorcycle-related fees to state Department of Transportation campaigns that remind motorists to share the road and look twice for motorcycles. Some fees already help boost the Texas Department of Public Safety’s motorcycle education efforts.
Deadline near, Senate faces last-minute vote on Patriot Act
wacotrib.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 03:25:46 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the Nati
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 22:46:21 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:
Tirey, Hukill top grads at PHS
myplainview.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 15:03:00 -0500
Grayson Tirey and Claire Hukill will lead their classmates into Hutcherson Center on the Wayland Baptist University campus on Friday, May 29, for commencement ceremonies as valedictorian and salutator
Salado board reviews sewer plans
tdtnews.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 21:35:00 -0500
Months after Salado voters approved a $10.55 million bond package to fund the development of a sewer system, the route the proposed system will travel remains undecided.The Salado board of aldermen received the results of a $14,000 study performed by engineering firm Kasberg, Patrick and Associates at its Thursday night workshop meeting, attended by three people.
Babcock bids emotional farewell in Detroit
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 17:44:03 -0500
DETROIT (AP) — Mike Babcock stood at the front of the familiar dressing room at Joe Louis Arena, this time for something of a farewell address.
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