Fire trucks and police cars lined the driveway of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center around 4 p.m Monday. The Waco Fire Department and campus police responded to a call about smoke coming out of the ceiling on the building’s second floor.
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An unidentified person opened fire around 5 a.m. today at La Mirage Apartments.
The apartment complex is at the corner of Ninth and Baylor Street, less than half a mile from Collins Residence Hall.
One man remains unaccounted for Tuesday evening after two construction workers were dragged to the bottom of the Brazos River while building the bridge that will connect McLane Stadium and the Baylor Law School.
Between 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Baylor and Waco police responded to an automobile accident on South University Parks Drive. Multiple squad cars blocked two lanes of the road at the scene of the accident.
A Waco police officer said it’s possible the driver of the vehicle, who was identified as male, had a medical problem while driving, causing him to veer across the road, hit a sign and crash into a ditch.
Baylor and Waco police will be present on and off campus during Thursday’s Diadeloso celebration.
Lori Fogleman, director of media communications, said she did not know whether there will be more police officers stationed off-campus than usual; however, she said student leaders, such as residence hall community leaders, have received communication from the office of Kevin Jackson, vice president for student life, telling them to encourage students to stay safe and responsible.
Willis senior Paige Haas has been found, Baylor Police Chief Jim Doak said. A missing persons report was filed for Haas this week, Doak said.
Between Diadeloso celebrations and a string of home invasions over the weekend, the Baylor Police Department has had its hands full.
Election day has arrived, and the candidates for positions in the student government elections are wrapping up the campaign season, during which they have been lobbying for the votes of their colleagues for the past two weeks.