Police: Waco woman shot neighbor’s vehicle
wacotrib.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 21:00:00 -0500
A woman was jailed late Friday night on a charge of aggravated assault after firing a shotgun blast into the back windshield of her neighbor’s vehicle in the 200 block of Gurley Lane.
NSA winding down phone record collection
tdtnews.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 19:46:00 -0500
The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month.Barring an 11th hour compromise when the Senate returns to session May 31, a much-debated provision of the Patriot Act — and some other lesser known surveillance tools — will sunset at midnight that day. The change also would have a major impact on the FBI, which uses the Patriot Act and the other provisions to gather records in investigations of suspected spies and terrorists.
Ignacio Piatti leads Impact past FC Dallas, 2-1
wacotrib.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 21:18:57 -0500
MONTREAL (AP) — Midfielder Ignacio Piatti had a goal and an assist to help the Montreal Impact beat FC Dallas 2-1 on Saturday night.
Waco-area news briefs: May 24, 2015
wacotrib.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 00:01:00 -0500
Historic Waco Foundation is conducting registration for a Civil War Soldier Camp, scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon June 15-19 at the foundation’s East Terrace House, 100 Mill St.
Icelandic film ‘Rams’ wins Cannes Un Certain Regard prize
wacotrib.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 13:33:40 -0500
CANNES, France (AP) — "Rams," a drama set among farmers and their sheep in a remote Icelandic valley, won the Cannes Film Festival's Un Certain Regard competition on Saturday.
Yankees lose for 9th time in 10 games, 15-4 to Rangers
wacotrib.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 18:44:13 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — This is all anyone needs to know about the New York Yankees' latest fiasco: utilityman Garrett Jones pitched more effectively than CC Sabathia.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 22:46:21 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were:
Islamic State group radio claims Saudi mosque suicide attack
wacotrib.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 15:08:22 -0500
CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia, warning that more "black days" loom ahead in a direct challenge to the rulers of t
Today in History for Sunday May 24, 2015
amarillo.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 23:05:03 +0000
■ On May 24, 1935, the first major league baseball game to be played at night took place at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field as the Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1.
■ In 1775, John Hancock was elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding Peyton Randolph.
■ In 1844, Samuel F.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line.
LEADING OFF: Bernie’s Bash at Yankee Stadium, Price returns
wacotrib.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 00:57:41 -0500
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
At Cannes, Michel Franco’s ‘Chronic’ looks death in the face
wacotrib.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 02:52:43 -0500
CANNES, France (AP) — Death is something we'd all like to avoid. But director Michel Franco thinks a reluctance to look at the end of life is unhealthy.
Coordinator: Program closer to what education should be
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 23 May 2015 21:04:00 -0500
Midland ISD's Petroleum Academy is the FFA for the oil and gas industry. Anthony Frost -- a former Alamo Junior High teacher and offshore rig worker for Halliburton -- is the program's first coordinator.
Texas tops Baylor 4-0 to reach Big 12 title game
wacotrib.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 16:04:23 -0500
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Freshman Connor Mayes pitched a two-hit shutout and Tres Barrera and Brooks Marlow each drove in two runs to lead Texas to a 4-0 victory Saturday against Baylor and reach the Big 1
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