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Man exposes himself to girl at Harker Heights High School, police say
This is Larry Brazzil, principal of Harker Heights High School, calling with an important message regarding student safety.We received information this morning regarding an adult motorist in the Harker Heights High School parking lot exposing himself to a female student. The student entered the buil
Full Lake Belton begins releasing water
Water was being released from Lake Belton Thursday, as shown from the spillway near Miller Park. The lake was at 602.54 above sea level, eight feet above its normal level.Michael Miller/Telegram
Bell Sheriff's Dept warns of scams
In both cases, the person posing as an officer will ask the victim to buy a gift card in whatever amount the supposed fine is, usually well over $500 then to call back to an 800 number to give them the number on the card.
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Bell Co. Sheriff's Dept.: Scammers posing as law enforcement take hundreds from victims
The sheriff's department said the person will pose as either a "sergeant" or an "investigator" and tell the potential victim to buy gift cards usually worth more than 5-hundred dollars. The cards could be for iTunes, a Visa card or for Walmart. The caller then tells the potential victim to call back
Kidnapping suspect who defended himself in court sentenced to life in prison
BELTON — A man who chose to represent himself in a two-week trial on a charge of aggravated kidnapping with a deadly weapon was sentenced to life in prison.Tutankhamun Holt, 36, of Kempner, told his “standby attorney,” Michael White, that he was winning the case while White kept telling him how bad
Belton residents sound off on proposed Loop 121 project
Linda Pehl and Daryl Pehl ask questions to Judith Cruz with Civic Associates during a public hearing held by TxDOT on the proposed widening of Loop 121 at the Harris Community Center in Belton on Thursday, October 18, 2018.Michael Miller
Midway Blasts Harker Hieghts 55-13
Killeen, TX - The Midway Panthers Rolled Past Harker Heights 55-13 on Thursday Night at Leo Buckley Stadium, in Killeen.
Nolan Creek flooding in Belton
In Belton, Nolan Creek was well over its banks. Drivers were urged not to drive past barricades on I-35 North and Southbound on Frontage Road near Central Ave and Confederate Park, and I-35 Northbound at Avenue H.
Waco Midway cruises past Harker Heights 55-13
In the second quarter, Harker Heights (1-8, 1-5) saw the gap widen as senior quarterback Nick Jimenez moved the Panthers to Harker Heights’ 17-yard line, where he handed the ball off to Fullbright, who found a gap in the Knights’ defense and ran up the middle for a touchdown.
Man indicted for Obok Club murder
The arrest affidavit for Jackson stated that officers spoke with multiple witnesses at the scene who said that a man, later identified as Jackson, had come to the club and argued with Thomas.
Man arrested in case of Sunday Killeen shooting
Chrystopher Edward Deverus Brown, 25, was booked into the Bell County Jail Wednesday on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a Killeen Police Department official verified.
Indictments: Temple man indicted for online solicitation of a minor
BELTON — A Temple man arrested in an online sting in August was indicted Wednesday on a charge of online solicitation of a minor.Tresvant Jamal Threadgill, 26, was arrested by the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division and the Nolanville Police Department in August.An arr
Three Temple businesses robbed in two days
Three Temple businesses were robbed at gunpoint between Sunday and Monday, according to police reports.The Circle K at 1706 S. 31st St. was robbed very early in the morning — before 2:56 a.m., which is when Temple Police officers were sent to the store, spokeswoman Ellen Morton said Wednesday.The su
SUV hydroplanes on I-35, hits wall, knocks car off highway
Authorities said driver of the SUV lost control of the vehicle, which slid across several lanes and hit the median wall before hydroplaning off the highway and into the ditch, taking the Infiniti passenger car with it.
Man indicted on murder charge in Killeen night club death case
Reginald Ferlandus Jackson, 45, was charged with the first-degree murder of Deandre Patrick Thomas, 41, at Obok Restaurant & Club on Aug. 18.
Alleged thief placed in chokehold until police arrive
Anthony Salvatore Gugino, 33, was arraigned Wednesday on a charge of theft of property in an amount of $2,500 or more but less than $30,000. In the arrest affidavit, officers said they responded to a theft in progress at R&R Auto Broker in Killeen. A witness told officers that she saw a man taking a
Bell County lakes fill up after rains
High water levels are shown on Lake Belton from an overlook on FM 2271 in Belton on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Michael Miller/TelegramMichael Miller/Tekegram
Former Milam deputy charged with family violence, animal cruelty
A former deputy who was fired Oct. 5 from the Milam County Sheriff’s office was arrested Friday by the Taylor Police Department and charged with assault causing bodily injury-family violence and cruelty to livestock animals, according to Williamson County Jail records.Jeffrey Wade Teasdale, 42, of T
Petition to remove Leon County commissioner gains signatures, creator speaks out
TEMPLE, Texas — A Leon County employee started an online petition, which gathered more than 600 signatures in two days, for the removal of County Commissioner Dean Stanford.