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Killeen police investigat gunfire at north Killeen apartment complex

Gunfire was heard about 12:45 p.m. at an apartment fire in north Killeen on Saturday.Multiple tenants of the Henderson Garden Apartments at 809 Rood St. say they heard gun shots.It's unclear if anyone was shot. Police are at the scene investigating.

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-16 18:09:00

Belton: Brewery hoping to boost Belton's nightlife

BELTON, Texas (KWTX)If you're trying to find a good weekend hangout, there might be a place you've overlooked – downtown Belton.Photo By: Chelsea EdwardsJust a few years ago, the area would have been deserted after dark, but the city is bringing in new businesses like Bold Republic Brewing to help m

KWTX - 2018-06-16 11:51:00

Council narrows down proposed Belton water tower designs

BELTON — If there is one aspect of the city’s next water tower, it is that it will not incorporate the school district’s rival’s signature color, Temple Wildcat blue.That color was a part of one of eight designs that the Belton City Council is weighing to place on the proposed North Belton water tan

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-06-17 22:12:00

STAAR results show gains for Temple, Belton students

Superintendent Robin Battershell said that Temple Independent School District campuses have mostly positive results from this spring’s State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness testing.The Texas Education Agency released results the 2018 STAAR testing Thursday.“I’m quite pleased with them, ac

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-06-17 00:16:00

Temple woman charged:online solicitation of a minor

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Temple Juneteenth Festival is Thursday

The Central Texas Housing Consortium will celebrate civil rights this week with its 17th annual Juneteenth Festival.The event will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Friendship House Community Center, 1609 E. Ave. I.Samantha Carey, administrative assistant with the Central Texas Housing Consortium, sa

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-06-17 22:17:00

Belton’s 2019 general fund budget to be ‘tight’

“It’s going to be tight,” Councilman David K. Leigh said. “There are a lot of projects, and not as much revenue. I realize this year is going to be pretty tight for us.”

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-06-17 00:20:00

Belton man arrested on sex offender charge

A Belton man was arrested Wednesday by Texas Department of Public Safety troopers on a warrant for sex offender’s duty to register for life/annually.Steven Glenn Mitchell, 52, was in the Bell County Jail Thursday, and no bond was listed for the Nolanville Police Department charge by press time.An ar


Police responding to robbery alarm at Hooters reportedly find meth on Killeen man

Kevin James Scharf was arraigned on the charge Friday. Officers, who were originally dispatched early Thursday morning to a robbery alarm at the Hooters at 1501 E. Central Texas Expressway, allegedly observed Scharf sitting inside a vehicle with a glass pipe next to him.


One person injured at Harker Heights home, police investigate

One person was taken to the hospital after an incident at a home located in the 300 block of Illinois Drive in Harker Heights.Police said they received a disturbance call around 5:19 p.m. and when they arrived at the scene they found one person injured.The incident is currently under investigation.W

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2018-06-16 02:08:03

Teen arrested after shot fired into car during disturbance at local park

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX)Authorities arrested a teenager Friday in connection with in incident in April in which a shot was fired through the window of a car in which two people were sitting at a park in Temple where Little League teams were playingDeante Amari Spencer, 19, of Marlin is charged with aggr


Marlin man charged in Temple shooting

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Man who attacked, bound, gagged and raped local woman sentenced

BELTON, Texas (KWTX)A man accused of striking a Temple woman with a gun as she arrived home, tying her up, gagging her and then raping her repeatedly in November 2016 is headed to prison.


Tropical disturbance predicted to bring rain to Killeen

A low chance of rain, around 20 percent, is slated for Saturday. Chances rise beginning Sunday afternoon into the evening at around 60 percent.


Marlin man arrested for Temple shooting

A man charged with a Wilson Park shooting was arrested in Marlin Friday, Temple police said.Deante Amari Spencer, 19, of Marlin, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in a Temple Police Department case.The Marlin Police Department, the Falls County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Mar


Grand jury indicts 3 arrested in sex sting operations

BELTON — Bell County law enforcement agencies, the Texas Attorney General’s Office and the Bell County District Attorney’s Office have joined together to identify, root out and punish those attempting to lure Texas children and others into prostitution and human trafficking.A joint sting between the


Gunfire targets houses on same Temple street

Two houses in the 1200 block of South 15th Street were recently targeted by gunfire, and a dog was shot at one residence, Temple Police Officer Shawana Neely said.Officers were sent at 7:43 p.m. Sunday to a report of shots heard and, when they arrived, they found the house had several bullet holes a


Two indicted in minor solicitation sting

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Belton man charged with possession of child porn

BELTON — A Belton man was arrested Thursday and charged with five counts of possession of child pornography.Richard Jay Scott, 38, was in the Bell County Jail Tuesday. He is held in lieu of five bonds that totaled $375,000.The Texas Attorney General’s office began investigating Scott on April 4 afte


Man on trial for three first-degree felonies

BELTON — A man from Moody is on trial this week for allegedly raping and robbing a woman at gunpoint.Evan Andrew Basham, 26, is accused of breaking into a woman’s home and assaulting her in her garage with a gun when she came home. His trial began Monday in the 264th District Court for the three Nov