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Temple woman speaks out after home gets shot up

Temple resident Stephanie Dawson is speaking out Tuesday night after she said two men shot up her house Saturday night. The shooting happened on South 18th Street Saturday night just before midnight. Dawson believes her cousin who she calls a major drug dealer hired the two shooters because he think

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2018-03-21 04:41:00

Killeen man pleads guilty to federal bank robbery charge

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A Killeen man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal bank robbery charge and was ordered detained until his sentencing, court records showed. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey C. Manske heard the guilty plea from Marcus Delars Branson and recommended the district judge accept the plea

KWTX - 2018-03-21 17:39:00

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

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-03-20 20:12:00

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

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-03-20 11:19:00

Killeen man in motorcycle chase arraigned

A man on a motorcycle accused of riding away from Killeen police at speeds greater than 100 miles per hour was in the Bell County Jail Tuesday. Shelby DeJuan Doolittle, 30, of Killeen was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke Monday. He was in jail as of 4 p.m. Tuesday on a $50,000 bond. On N

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-20 20:38:00

Active shooter response class set

The Coryell County Office of Emergency Management, in conjunction with Coryell County Constable precinct 1, Coryell Memorial Health System and the Copperas Cove Fire Department, have announced a "Community Response to Active Shooter" and "Stop the Bleed" course to be held March 29-30. On Thursday, M

GATESVILLE MESSENGER - 2018-03-21 04:00:00

Mexia nudges out Gatesville kickers, 1-0

Mexia made the most of its lone goal in the first half, sending the Black Cats to a narrow 1-0 win over Gatesville Friday night. Mexia junior Kevin Garcia headed in the goal with 2:45 left in the first half. The team's battled evenly throughout before Garcia snuck in a header to surprise the Hornets

GATESVILLE MESSENGER - 2018-03-21 04:00:00

Fort Hood tests warning system

FORT HOOD, Texas (KWTX) Fort Hood tested its mass warning system at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Killeen residents are advised that a test message and loud siren from the Fort Hood Installation Operation Center will be heard three times when the test is triggered. The test is being conducted across the entire

KWTX - 2018-03-21 16:55:00

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

KWTX - 2018-03-19 22:10:00

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

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2018-03-19 21:38:00

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,

KWTX - 2018-03-19 22:21:00

Killeen man dies after motorcycle collision Wednesday

A 44-year-old Killeen biker died Sunday after he was life-flighted to an area hospital after a collision Wednesday, Killeen police said. Michael Thetford, of Killeen, was taken to Scott & White Medical Center in Temple after his black Kawasaki motorcycle struck a red Ford pickup at around 12:50 p.m.


'Unattended cooking' causes Monday fire in Killeen

Two people were displaced and one of them suffered smoke inhalation after a fire in the 1500 block of Bowie Court in Killeen on Monday. The fire was caused by unattended food left cooking by the home's residents, according to Cory Hall, a Killeen Fire Department spokesman. KFD received a call of a

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-20 13:47:00

Local, man, wife, brother-in-law, appear in court in child porn case

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A Killeen man, his wife and her brother-in-law all were in federal court in Waco Tuesday appearing on a series of child pornography charges. Christopher Almaguer, his wife Sarah Rashelle Almaguer, 26, and her brother-in-law Paul Perez, Jr., all are charged in connection with en

KWTX - 2018-03-20 23:18:00

I saw you, Mystery Man

One Saturday morning as I was heading out to meet up with friends in Harker Heights, I glimpsed a man walking along the grass across the highway from Walmart. He was wearing a golfing cap and carrying some grabbers to pick up trash. He walked slowly, with purpose, staring down at the grass. I di

COVELEADERPRESS.COM - 2018-03-20 04:02:00

Apartment declared total loss after early-morning fire

COPPERAS COVE - An abandoned apartment building has been declared a "total loss" by the Copperas Cove Fire Department after an early-morning fire demolished the building Sunday. The building located at 405 Sunset Lane in Copperas Cove caught fire around 2 a.m. according to the Fire Department and fi


Emergency foster home to open June 1

SALADO - Once complete, Garden of Hope Central Texas will serve as an emergency shelter for foster children in Bell County. The reasoning for building such a shelter is to provide more beds for children who are removed from their homes by Child Protective Services and to lessen their traumas as thes


Vehicle registrations to continue at Fort Hood

BELTON - Soldiers at Fort Hood will continue to have their one-stop shop for vehicle registrations and driver's license renewal. The Bell County Commissioners on Monday ratified an agreement with the Fort Hood Directorate of Emergency Services to continue operating a vehicle registration office at t


Three men detained in connection with fatal shooting in Temple

Temple Police detained three people Monday night in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Monday afternoon. A male was fatally wounded near the intersection of Betsy Ross Drive and Saulsbury Drive in Temple around 2:15 p.m. He succumbed to his injuries, despite CPR. The shooting sent three

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2018-03-20 06:22:00

Apartment fire breaks out in Copperas Cove

A fire broke out around 2:30 a.m. in the Sunset Lane apartment complex in Copperas Cove, with multiple buildings catching fire, according to an eye witness. "The flames were building-sized over the roof, pretty much up to the telephone lines," Peggy Gabbard said. "It looked like two apartment buildi