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Killeen man pleads guilty to having hundreds of images of child pornography

A Killeen man pleaded guilty in federal court this week after he admitted to possessing hundreds images and videos of children under the age of 12 engaging in sexual activity, according to court records.


Woman charged with beating elderly boyfriend

KILLEEN, TX - A 36-year-old Killeen woman has been taken to jail after her elderly boyfriend was beaten and kicked at a local motel. Tangela Farica Davenport was being held on $50,000 bond Thursday on a charge of injury to the elderly with intent bodily injury following the incident Monday at the Am


City of Killeen asks residents to clear warrants ahead of roundup

KILLEEN, Texas — The Killeen Municipal Court said officers and city marshals will be focusing on clearing warrants during the City's annual warrant roundup. Anyone with an outstanding Killeen Municipal Court warrant is asked to go to the court immediately to avoid arrest.


A weekend full of area events

While some may choose to travel to the larger metropolitan areas like Austin or Waco for weekend fun, those who keep close to home have more than enough events to stay occupied this weekend. Use this listing to see what’s going on in the Killeen area.


One suspect arrested after weekend shooting death in Killeen

One suspect is behind bars in connection with the weekend shooting in Killeen that left a 17-year-old dead. “Through cooperation and tireless efforts of the United States Marshal’s Service and members of the Killeen Police Department, 17-year-old Zamante Jamon Alvis has been arrested,” Jeff Donahue,


Texas Man Allegedly Confesses To Killing 2-Year-Old Daughter With A Hammer

ORANGE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A police affidavit says a Texas man found naked and stained with blood told officers that he killed his 2-year-old daughter, who had been bludgeoned with a hammer.


No family members expected for veteran’s funeral Wednesday

No family is expected to attend the funeral of Army veteran Specialist Hugh Gary Bryan, and the veterans cemetery in Killeen is asking those in the veterans community to attend.


Boom event in Killeen Saturday backs small businesses

The Black Owned and Operated Movement organization invites the community to network and support small businesses at the Phileo Event Venue in Killeen on Saturday. The free community event gives business owners the chance to learn about work ethics and informs consumers on how to protect themselves f


Killeen Council Dist. 4: Sandra Blankenship

I am running because I believe Killeen families deserve better than what they’re getting now. Our representatives should put our futures first and work for more than just special interests. I will ensure that all District 3 residents are represented so we can build a better Killeen for all.


Killeen High School student charged with making terroristic threat after writing on bathroom door

KILLEEN, Texas — A 15-year-old Killeen High School student is in juvenile detention and facing felony charges after writing on a bathroom door, according to Killeen Independent School District police.


Killeen event helps homeless and others in need

A hot meal, fresh socks and even a chance to find housing and a job. Killeen offered one-stop shopping for homeless and at-risk residents Wednesday when the Moss Rose Community Center downtown opened the doors during a community triage event.


Marvin Guy attorneys try to get SWAT officers’ counseling records

BELTON — Attorneys for a man charged with capital murder of a police officer and three counts of attempted capital murder tried to get mental health records from Killeen SWAT officers who were at the scene when a detective was shot and killed almost five years ago.


Texas cheerleader’s final moments before gas explosion at house kills her captured on video

A Texas girl’s family released shocking video that shows the 12-year-old cheerleader’s final moments before a gas explosion tore through her home and killed her last year. "Good morning, guys. It is 6:02 a.m.," Linda "Michellita" Rogers whispered in the Feb. 23, 2018 video. Those words were among th


McDonald’s will return to Killeen

For Killeen residents upset that the McDonald’s located at 2102 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard was torn down, don’t worry; it was only demolished to make way for a newly remodeled building in the near future, according to the weekly permit report issued by the city. The new McDonald’s building is va


Two indicted after separate Killeen hit-and-run accidents

A Bell County grand jury on Wednesday indicted two Killeen residents after police said they failed to render aid after separate accidents in which people were injured, including a 15-year-old girl, according to court records.


Killeen Educator Loses Life in Weekend Accident

KWTX's Alex Cano reported that a tragic accident over the weekend, has taken the life of a first year middle school teacher in Killeen. The teacher that was tragically killed was a first-year 7th grade teacher at Smith Middle School in Killeen. Killeen Independent School District spokesmen Terry Abb


Killeen family seeking help to find support dog for special-needs son

A Killeen family is asking the community for help in finding their son’s best friend and protector — his dog Harley. Harley has been missing since Friday, when he got out the back gate of the family’s Jamesway home, near Trimmier and Stan Schlueter.


Public Invited To Attend Burial For Unaccompanied Veteran

KILLEEN (CBSDFW.COM) — The public is invited to attend the Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Specialist Hugh Gary Bryan, a United States SP5 Army Veteran on February 27 at 11 a.m.


Reunited at last: Ft. Hood soldier surprises sons at school

KILLEEN, TX - A Fort Hood soldier who was away on deployment in Poland and Germany for 270 days was part of a big surprise for his two boys on Thursday. "I feel great, I feel great, like I told you, it's been a long journey, 270 days is a long time," said Sgt. Jonnathan Perez Olivieri, U.S. Army.


Man robs Texas store, sets customer on fire

PALESTINE, Texas (KWTX) A suspect was in custody Thursday evening after a man robbed a convenience store in Palestine at gunpoint, ordered the clerk and a customer to sit on the floor, bound them with duct tape, doused both with lighter fluid, and then set one of the two women on fire.