A 35-year-old Waco woman was killed in a one-car accident early Saturday morning in the 300 block of Herring Avenue.
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Area residents joined by first responders and elected officials bow their heads at the start of a ceremony Saturday morning outside the Lee Lockwood Library marking 20 years since the 9/11 attacks. The Stan C. Parker Foundation organized the event.
Waco Fire Department vehicles suspend an American flag to serve as the backdrop for a ceremony at the Lee Lockwood Library marking 20 years since the 9/11 attacks. Dozens of other first responders’ vehicles also arrived for the ceremony.
The Heart of Texas Det. 975 Marine Corps League led a 9/11 memorial stair climb at Jacob’s Ladder in Cameron Park on Saturday. The event and others like it honor the New York firefighters who ascended the twin towers to help others escape before they collapsed.
State Sen. Brian Birdwell leads a prayer during Baylor University’s 9/11 observance Friday. Birdwell, a military veteran, was in his second floor office and critically wounded and severely burned when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.
Retired New York City police officer Arlene Sykes speaks before the memorial stair climb at Jacob’s Ladder. Sykes was stationed at the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attack and later at the landfill where debris from the towers was taken.