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Temple PD: 4-year-old accidentally shoots 7-month-old

TEMPLE, Texas - The Temple Police Department about 3:30 p.m. Thursday reported a 4-year-old has accidentally shot a 7-month-old. The department said the 7-month-old was taken to a nearby children's hospital in unknown condition. This is a developing story. Spectrum News will have updates as they bec

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 22:47:00

Temple: Police chief calls increase in murders 'extremely troubling'

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Calling a sharp increase in the number of murders "extremely troubling," Temple Police Chief Floyd Mitchell says he has created a violent crimes task force and taken other steps to address the surge. Temple police are investigating five homicides involving seven deaths so far th

KWTX - 2018-03-23 20:16:00

Child wounded in Temple shooting

TEMPLE, TX - Temple police are investigating the accidental shooting of a young child Thursday afternoon. Temple Fire and Rescue responded to the call in the 300 block of South 25th at 2:31 p.m. The victim was a seven month old child who was reported conscious and breathing when transported to McLan

CENTEXPROUD.COM - 2018-03-22 21:08:44

Heights police respond to shots fired

HARKER HEIGHTS - The resident of a Harker Heights home fired a shot gun multiple times Thursday morning, hitting a car. Heights police responded to a call from the 200 block of E. Valley Road just before 6 a.m. Thursday, according to Sgt. Stephen Miller, Heights police spokesman. The complainant rep

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-23 13:49:00

Texas infant shot by 4-year-old brother remains in serious condition

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) -- A 7-month-old who was shot by his 4-year-old brother Thursday afternoon remained in a Temple hospital Friday morning in serious condition. (Photo by Rissa Shaw) The boy is in the custody of Child Protective Services, Temple police spokeswoman Ellen Morton said in a brief upda

CBS7.COM - 2018-03-23 19:04:00

Temple police: baby boy survives shooting by brother, 4

TEMPLE, Texas (AP) - Police in Central Texas say a 7-month-old boy has survived being accidentally shot by his 4-year-old brother. Temple police say the victim was hospitalized Friday in serious condition. The older boy was placed with Child Protective Services as officers investigate how he obtaine

KSWO.COM - 2018-03-23 14:21:53

ADVISORY: Bridge closure in Belton

BELTON, Texas - A traffic advisory has been issued for an upcoming bridge closure in the Belton area. The Leon River Bridge on Waco Road will be closed overnight this Sunday. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. and end by 7:00 a.m. on Monday. When the bridge reopens, it will be reduced to

CENTEXPROUD.COM - 2018-03-23 19:29:23

Shots fired during confrontation between 2 local residents

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas (KWTX) Shots were fired early Thursday morning during a confrontation between two residents who have a "history of arguments," Harker Heights police said. Officers responded to the incident at around 5:50 a.m. Thursday. The unnamed complainant told them he went to a home in the

KWTX - 2018-03-23 20:36:00

New Details Emerge In Temple Double Murder Case

TEMPLE, Texas - We have new information from the arrest affidavit of the man accused of killing two men at the Temple O'Reilly Auto Parts store last week. Theodore Sims faces two charges of capital murder. Police said his violent rampage started at Temple's Gem Pawn last Wednesday. According to the

CENTEXPROUD.COM - 2018-03-22 02:42:16

Temple, Belton encouraging residents to use safe, well-lit areas for internet sales

The Belton Police Department has an area in front of its building where residents can conduct their internet transactions in a safe, well-lit area.Jacob Sanchez/Telegram After a planned sale turned into a robbery early Monday morning, local officials are encouraging residents to consider safe spots

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-03-22 03:34:00

Killeen police will be present for Saturday gun marches

Killeen police will be present Saturday evening to direct pedestrians taking part in two marches across the bridge on North W.S. Young Street. Just the bridge on North W.S. Young Street will be shut down, said KPD spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez. The street will remain open to normal traffic. A march

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-22 13:44:00

Infant shot by 4-year-old sibling taken to local hospital

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) A 7-month-old who was shot by a 4-year-old sibling Thursday afternoon was taken to a local hospital. The shooting happened at around 2:30 p.m. Thursday at a home in the 300 block of South 25th Street in Temple, police said. The injured infant was taken to McLane Children's Hospi

KWTX - 2018-03-22 22:23:00

Brewery set to open doors in Belton this Spring

There is something new brewing in a Central Texas city. Bold Republic Brewing is set to open its doors later this spring in Belton, making it the first brewery in the city and only the second in Bell County. "We feel blessed to be the first brewery that made it to Belton," brewery owner, Patrick Hod

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2018-03-22 10:41:30

Capital murder suspect wanted in Bexar County caught in Killeen

Police and the U.S. Marshals Service arrested in Central Texas on Wednesday a 17-year-old who was wanted for capital murder in the San Antonio area. Isaiah Luis Westman was taken to the Killeen City Jail to await extradition back to Bexar County, where he was accused of fatally shooting 17-year-old

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2018-03-23 07:03:00

Temple shooting victim identified, three suspects held

TEMPLE, TX - Temple police say a man shot and killed the Monday afternoon shooting near Saulsbury and Betsy Ross has been identified as 19-year-old Savion Manuel of Copperas Cove. He was found lying on the ground when officers responded to a shots fired call at 2:15 p.m. Monday. Though officers imme


Temple Police detain three subjects in deadly shooting case

While investigating a deadly shooting Monday evening at the intersection of Saulsbury and Betsy Ross drives in Temple, police were advised that there was suspicious activity going on inside of a residence in the 800 block of Betsy Ross Drive, according to Temple Police spokeswoman Shawana Neely. Off


Local high school, daycare on lockdown after deadly shooting

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Temple High School and a daycare were locked down Monday afternoon following a deadly shooting at a nearby apartment complex. Police are looking for two suspects. The shooting was reported at the Saulsbury Apartments at 2406 Saulsbury Dr. Further details weren't immediately avai


Capital murder suspect's bonds total $2 million

A Temple double-homicide suspect saw his total bonds raised to $2 million on Tuesday. Bell County Justice of the Peace Don Engleking increased the bonds for Theodore Dwayne Sims, 47, who is charged in the deaths of Cody Cornell, 25, and Robert Pellerin III, 35, at O'Reilly Auto Parts in Temple last


Manhunt underway after man killed in Temple, schools on hard lockdown

A manhunt is underway Monday afternoon a man was killed in the area of Saulsbury Drive and Rogers Street in Temple. As a precaution, several schools were placed on a hard lockdown including Kennedy-Powell elementary School, Temple High School, and Peanut Gallery. When first responders arrived at t


Motorcyclist injured in crash dies at local hospital

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A man who was seriously injured early last Wednesday afternoon when his motorcycle struck a pickup truck whose driver turned into his path at a busy Killeen intersection has died at Scott & White Medical Center in Temple. Police Monday identified the victim as Michael Thetford,