Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Waco shootout

U.S. 06/06/19, 15:23

An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured is seeking the return of items seized from the nearly 200 bikers who were detained.Houston attorney Paul Looney asked District Court Judge Vicki Menard ...

Baylor moving forward with plans for new basketball facility

Sports 05/07/19, 17:21

Baylor is moving forward with plans to build a new basketball facility on the banks of Brazos River after a $100 million gift to the university.Athletic director Mack Rhoades said Tuesday that a portion of the sum from an anonymous donor to a university-wide campaign will provide a significant lead ...

Baylor announces $100M gift, largest in university’s history

U.S. 05/06/19, 13:44

Baylor University has announced a $100 million donation that administrators say is the largest gift in school history.A Baylor statement says the donor wishes to remain anonymous.The donation, announced Saturday night in Waco, has been earmarked for Baylor's $1.1 billion Give Light philanthropic campaign that includes teaching, research and service. ...

National champion Baylor women set for White House visit

Sports 04/24/19, 14:28

National champion Baylor has accepted an invitation to visit the White House next week. The school said Wednesday that coach Kim Mulkey and the Lady Bears are scheduled to be in Washington on Monday to celebrate their third national championship. They are expected to visit with President Donald Trump. Mulkey and her ...

Baylor women might not have to wait 7 years for next title

Sports 04/09/19, 11:43

Kim Mulkey and Baylor might not have to wait another seven years to win another national championship.The Lady Bears have already gotten some good news looking ahead to Mulkey's 20th season as their head coach, with word Monday night that senior-to-be Lauren Cox won't need surgery after a gruesome-looking left ...

Baylor’s Cox won’t need knee surgery after title game injury

Basketball 04/08/19, 22:27

Baylor junior post Lauren Cox has a sprained MCL with bone bruising in her left knee and won't need surgery after getting hurt in the national championship game.Cox had an MRI and an examination Monday after Baylor's on-campus celebration of its third national title.The school said there is no timetable ...

Baylor women return home with 3rd national title trophy

Sports 04/08/19, 16:39

Kalani Brown walked in carrying the national championship trophy, with Chloe Jackson right by her side.Baylor's two departing players, one who got to Baylor as a highly touted freshman and the other a graduate transfer who wanted to win a title, led the Lady Bears into their home arena for ...

Prosecutors drop all charges in deadly Waco biker shootout

U.S. 04/02/19, 17:21

No one will be convicted or otherwise held accountable for the 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco restaurant parking lot that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured, prosecutors in Central Texas said Tuesday.In a statement announcing all charges will be dropped in the deadliest biker ...

Judge orders release of documents in Baylor assault cases

U.S. 03/28/19, 13:07

A federal judge ruled Thursday that a law firm must turn over thousands of records that lawyers believe will give a fuller accounting of how Baylor University responded to sexual assault allegations made by students.Judge Robert Pitman said in his order that Philadelphia-based Pepper Hamilton must produce all materials related ...

Kalani Brown faces final chance for Final Four with Baylor

Sports 03/28/19, 01:41

Kalani Brown has a long list of accomplishments at Baylor, with Big 12 regular-season titles and NCAA Tournament trips in each of her four seasons. The 6-foot-7 senior center also has plenty of well-deserved individual awards."There's only one thing to check off my list ... that's the Final Four," Brown ...

Baylor women 11th Sweet 16 in row after beating Cal 102-63

Sports 03/25/19, 22:05

Juicy Landrum scored 20 points with four 3-pointers and No. 1 overall seed Baylor advanced to the women's NCAA Sweet 16 for the 11th season in a row with a 102-63 win over California on Monday night.The Big 12 champion Lady Bears (33-1) were trailing late in the first quarter ...

Top-seed Baylor women overwhelm NCAA 1st-timer ACU 95-38

Sports 03/23/19, 19:11

Kalani Brown had 17 points and 11 rebounds while playing only 18 minutes and top-seeded Baylor overwhelmed women's NCAA Tournament first-timer Abilene Christian 95-38 in a first-round game Saturday.Brown, a 6-foot-7 senior center, had 10 of her points as Baylor (32-1) scored the game's first 20 points.The perennial Big 12 ...

Anigwe 18 points, 22 rebounds as Cal women beat UNC 92-72

Sports 03/23/19, 17:05

Kristine Anigwe extended her season-long streak of double-doubles with 18 points and 22 rebounds as California rallied from a 12-point deficit in the first half to beat North Carolina 92-72 in the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament on Saturday.Anigwe scored all but two of her points after halftime ...

Ken Starr says he raised money for ex-player’s rape defense

Sports 03/13/19, 13:42

Former Baylor University President Ken Starr said Tuesday that he raised money on behalf of a former Baylor football player who was recently acquitted of sexual assault.Starr told the Waco Tribune-Herald that he hosted a fundraiser at his home for the legal defense fund of Shawn Oakman, a former star ...

Likekele scores 23 for Oklahoma State in 67-64 win at Baylor

Sports 03/07/19, 00:35

Oklahoma State got a glimpse of its future with a pair of freshmen that helped ruin Baylor's senior night.Isaac Likekele had 23 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the last-place Cowboys held Baylor without a field goal over the final 4:33 in a 67-64 win Wednesday night. Fellow freshman ...

‘Fixer Upper’ stars Chip, Joanna Gaines at Silos service

U.S. 03/04/19, 14:55

The stars of TV's "Fixer Upper" show joined a relocated Texas congregation for church on the lawn of the couple's Magnolia Market at the Silos amid expansion of nearby Interstate 35.Chip and Joanna Gaines were on hand Sunday as about 200 members of Church Under the Bridge in Waco began ...

No. 1 Baylor women win 19th in a row 76-44 over Oklahoma St

Sports 03/02/19, 16:28

Kalani Brown had 14 points and 13 rebounds in her last regular-season home game for No. 1 Baylor and the Big 12 champion Lady Bears pulled away for a 76-44 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday, extending their win streak to 19 in a row.Baylor (27-1, 17-0 Big 12) had ...

Inmate’s son, grandson arrested amid outburst at execution

U.S. 03/01/19, 14:15

Prison officials say emotions boiled over during a Texas execution, resulting in the arrests of the inmate's son and grandson after they swung and kicked at others witnessing the lethal injection.Billie Wayne Coble was executed Thursday night for the 1989 deaths of his estranged wife's parents and brother near Waco.The ...

Texas jury deliberates in trial of ex-Baylor football player

Sports 02/28/19, 15:58

A Texas jury is deliberating in the trial of a former Baylor University football player accused of raping another student in 2016.The jury began deliberating Thursday, just a day after opening statements in the Waco trial of 26-year-old Shawn Oakman, who's the Bears' career leader in quarterback sacks.The woman who ...

Kegler, Baylor rally from 19-point deficit, beat Texas in OT

Sports 02/28/19, 00:56

Mario Kegler didn't get to answer when asked if he wanted the ball with Baylor trailing Texas by one in the final seconds Wednesday."Yes," teammate Jared Butler chimed in with a nod and smile.Kegler scored a career-high 24 points, including a pair of free throws with three seconds remaining in ...

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