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Woman and child hit and killed by car
The preliminary investigation revealed the two pedestrians, identified as 32-year-old Ashley Carol Leonetti of Harker Heights and a two-year-old juvenile child, were walking on Veterans Memorial Boulevard when they were struck by a black four-door Hyundai traveling eastbound in the inside lane near
Car strikes, kills local woman, toddler
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX)Police are investigating after a woman and a toddler were struck and killed early Thursday as walked along a busy roadway in Killeen.Ashley Carol Leonetti of Harker Heights and a 2-year-old girl whose name was not immediately released died at the scene of the accident, which hap
Killeen woman arraigned on injury to a child charges
Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown on Tuesday arraigned Harmony Taquisha Lee, 34, on a charge of injury to a child—intentional bodily injury. Brown imposed a $75,000 bond on the charge and Lee was not listed in the Bell County Jail as of Wednesday afternoon, according to jail records.
Winning Texas lottery ticket sold at Killeen convenience store
KILLEEN, Texas - If you live in Killeen and you bought a Texas Two Step lottery ticket, you might want to double check those numbers.
Affidavit: Hit-and-run driver ran red light before killing cyclist
Jason Lamar Davis, 26, of Moody, was arrested Tuesday and was later charged in the death of Ricky Ray Wilkerson, whom Davis is accused of striking June 15 at the intersection of North 15th Street and West Waco Drive. Ananonymous tip from the publichelped police track down the 2008 Chevy Silverado th
Former sergeant blamed for Fort Hood accident that killed nine soldiers speaks out
Blaze said she was on military leave on June 2, 2016, when she got a call that would change her life forever. She learned nine of her soldiers had died in a water training accident on Fort Hood.
Fort Hood among six installations facing RIF process this summer
The U.S. Army Garrison leadership met with the unit’s civilian workforce at Howze Auditorium for the first of a series of town hall meetings aimed at explaining the upcoming Installation Management Command-led Reduction in Force, or RIF process.In his opening remarks, Fort Hood Garrison Commander Co
Search underway for woman who led area officers on high-speed chase
The woman is white, heavy-set, and has shoulder-length brown hair and tattoos on her arms.
Teens accused of breaking-in to Killeen homes to throw parties
"It was a bunch of kids out here partying, cars filling up the street. I actually thought somebody lived there at that house," Brian Williams said.
Investigator: Killeen pool hall fire 'intentionally set'
Three Killeen engines, a ladder truck and a rescue vehicle responded to the fire, officials said. Several Killeen Fire Department ambulances and Killeen Police Department units also responded.
Ex-local substitute teacher sent lewd messages, nude videos to student
BELTON, Texas (KWTX)A former Belton ISD substitute teacher charged with online solicitation of a minor sent lewd messages and nude photos and videos to a high school sophomore, according to an arrest affidavit released Wednesday.Rachele Lynn Patino, 39, of Temple, was booked into the Bell County Jai
DPS trooper arrests Killeen man on heroin possession charges
Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown on Monday arraigned Corey Alexander Dorsey, 20, on a charge of possession of a controlled substance less than 1 gram, a state jail felony.
Two people arrested after Killeen motel drug investigation
Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke on Saturday arraigned Dennis James Odom, 39, and Latisha Nicole Charity, 26, each on a charge of possession of cocaine in an amount less than 1 gram, according to the arrest affidavit. The charge is a state jail felony.
North Killeen shootout under investigation
“Witnesses said that one group arrived at the apartment complex and confronted another group and they began shooting at each other,” said Commander Erich Morsbach. Another witness mentioned someone shooting from a black vehicle, he said.
Fire that gutted local pool fall appears to have been intentional
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX)A fire that caused about $400,000 to a Killeen pool hall appears to have been set intentionally, fire officials said Tuesday.
Woman found dead in Granger home investigated as suspicious
Granger police officers were called to the scene at 7:26 p.m. The sheriff, who said his department took over the investigation, said the deceased woman had been dead for at least two days.
Resident’s emotional support dog being held by Killeen Animal Control
When Fischman answered the knock, the mailman was apparently standing at the door with the glass door still open, which King immediately noticed.
Belton school board approves raises for teachers, Kincannon
BELTON — Belton teachers are getting a raise for the upcoming school year.The Belton school board on Monday approved a $1,200 pay raise for teachers, nurses and librarians. This amounts to an across the board 2 percent pay increase for that group, administrators, professionals, paraprofessional and
‘Salsa Nurse’ hosts Karaoke Funday in Killeen
“We have karaoke set up for kids to serenade their fathers, and a dance group will be performing a special dance for the fathers,” Izis Rosario, the “Salsa Nurse,” said. “We even have some dominos tables set up, because in Puerto Rican culture dads love to play dominoes.”
Vehicle crashes into Temple home
East Avenue H, between South Main and South 2nd Street, will be shut down for several hours. Travelers should seek alternate routes.