Latest Waco News

'Class Action Park' created by Shreveport filmmakers

Aug. 1, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Add to the watchlist a whirlwind tale about the tragic and almost unbelievable adventures at a place touted as “The World’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park.” “Class Action Park,” a feature-length documentary about the now-defunct Action Park in New...

Peter McDonald casts his ballot, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Democrat MJ Hegar wins Senate nomination in Texas

Jul. 15, 2020 12:54 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ MJ Hegar won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in a primary runoff Tuesday that was postponed months over fears of the coronavirus, only to be held as the outbreak is worse than ever. President Donald Trump’s former doctor in the White House, Ronny Jackson,...

Baylor to review statues, buildings over links to slavery

Jun. 26, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University regents are creating a panel to consider whether any statues, buildings or other tangible tributes on the Waco campus reflect a racist past. The regents adopted a resolution Thursday that recognizes that most of the university’s founding fathers were...

Baylor 3-peat: Another major grad transfer for Lady Bears

Jun. 22, 2020 1:07 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor has added a graduate transfer guard from another major conference for the third year in a row. Former All-Pac 12 guard DiJonai Carrington is joining the Lady Bears from Stanford. Carrington averaged 14 points and 7.5 rebounds a game as a junior two seasons ago at Stanford. The...