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Family of man who caused fatal Killeen crash speaks out

KILLEEN - A Killeen family spoke out Friday, nearly a week after police said their loved one crashed into a car, killing two people and himself in the process. On Sunday, police said Dustin Moore crashed into the back of a stopped car at the intersection of Fort Hood and Jasper Drive, killing the tw

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-11-24 23:37:13

Funeral money allegedly denied for Killeen shooting victim

KILLEEN - The family of shooting victim Curtis Shelley is outraged and turning to the community for help after they say the state will no longer help cover funeral expenses. Shelley was allegedly shot by his neighbor during an argument nearly two weeks ago. Shelley's family says the state run Crime

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-11-23 17:53:41

Family member takes custody of abandoned child

A toddler who was abandoned by her father at a child care facility has been placed in the custody of another family member, according to Killeen police spokesman Cmdr. Erich Morsbach. On Nov. 16, officers responded to a call in the 1200 block of South W.S. Young Drive in which a man dropped off his

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-24 21:14:00

2 Killeen police pursuits on Thanksgiving Day

The Killeen Police Department engaged in two pursuits on Thursday, according to Cmdr. Erich Morsbach, KPD chief of staff. One of the pursuits involved a stolen motorcycle, Morsbach said. Another involved a car. The suspects in both incidents were arrested, Morsbach said. There were no injuries or ma

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-24 22:42:00

Stolen dogs highlight unusual Killeen thefts

An unusual form of property theft occurred on Mary Jane Circle in Killeen last weekend. The targeted property: A pair of pit bulls who belong to a local family. "I let them outside around 1:30 p.m. and when I went back out to get them around 2:30 p.m. I discovered the dogs were missing and the gate

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-24 23:32:00

Toy Run will bring motorcycles through Killeen

The rumble of motorcycles that is part of the annual Tri-County Toy Run will begin in Temple on Dec. 3, and proceed along Interstate 14 and U.S. Highway 190 to Lampasas. The question remains whether the procession will encounter any problems while passing through Killeen. During the 2016 Toy Run, Ki

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-24 22:48:00

Killeen homeowner thankful for first house

KILLEEN - Teeja Williams of Killeen was excited to spend her first Thanksgiving in her own home, thanks to Habitat for Humanity. Williams picked the colors of taupe and beige - to create the feeling of a beach house - to be the colors adorning her new home. "The floors are real wood," Williams said.

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-11-24 05:29:00

Two Killeen officers face brutality suit over 'body slam' of KISD student

Two Killeen police responded about 2:55 p.m. April 21, 2016, to a Killeen school district bus involving a fight between two Gateway High School students. Police are seen entering the bus.Courtesy The family of a former Gateway High School student filed a federal brutality suit Tuesday after a Killee


One arrested after evading police in vehicle, on foot

A sign near Chicago Avenue and 1st Place near where a crash occurred (Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD) Spray paint shows the route a vehicle went before it crashed into a tree near Chicago Ave and 1st Place (Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD) LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - 31-year-old Guadalupe Vargas is to be taken to the

KPLC TV - 2017-11-24 18:17:46

Casper service companies see slow and steady improvement coming from the oil and gas fields

Billy Brenton has a foot in two worlds, one in oil, gas and mining, the other in wind. Like a lot of companies that serve energy industries, a dramatic drop in the fossil fuel economies in recent years meant an evaporation of business in Wyoming. So Brenton's trucks and cranes and hauling equipment

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-25 00:00:00

Remembering Thomas Gobbles, Casper's celebrity turkey

Buy Now A male wild turkey makes his way through neighborhoods in central Casper in 2015. Sighting of Thomas Gobbles tapered off a few months after last Thanksgiving.File, Star-Tribune On Wednesday, the Star-Tribune investigated the disappearance of Thomas Gobbles. Today, the conclusion. I'm afraid

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 13:30:00

Casper's most famous turkey went missing. A reporter investigates.

I met Casper's own wildlife celebrity on my second day in town. There, in the middle of Wolcott Street, stood a large male turkey. The threat of my 3,000-pound car, idling feet from his fragile bird body, didn't even appear to ruffle his feathers. I peered at him from behind my windshield. He looked


Behind the scenes of Casper's city Christmas lights

The trees and light poles began to glow and flash to a holiday tune as the sun set over Conwell Park. The crew who had spent weeks wrapping the lights around tree trunks and draping them through branches walked around to inspect their work last Wednesday. They checked light strands and ran a test ru


Affordable Starter Homes in the Casper Area

Looking for a good deal? Check out these affordable, inexpensive homes to buy in the Casper area. great starter or retirement home, all on one level with sprinkler system in the yard, close to all shopping, furnace new October 2015, has a gas fireplace LARGE PRICE REDUCTION Clean, well maintained &

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 06:00:03

Animal Planet celebrity to advocate for pit bulls in Casper

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. At four feet tall, Luigi "Shorty" Rossi is used to being stared at and stereotyped. The star of Animal Planet's former series Pit Boss said society views him as a misfit. "People think little people are circus freaks


10 ways to keep your out-of-town guests entertained over the holiday weekend in Casper

Trying to make sure your friends and family have fun during the long Thanksgiving weekend? Here are some easy suggestions you can enjoy as a group. The annual Christmas parade kicks off 6 p.m. Saturday in downtown Casper. Head out early for carols, hot cocoa and apple cider at David Street Station


Casper balances budget after facing $4 million drain on reserves

Casper's city manager recently warned that the municipality will be broke in three years if it continued on its current spending path. But he had a plan to prevent this grim outcome, by using a combination of darkening vacant positions, wage freezes and a renegotiated contract. On Tuesday night, cit


Gadsden State crowns Homecoming King and Queen

Madalyn Oliver and Aaron Mackey were crowned Gadsden State Community College's Homecoming King and Queen during festivities Nov. 13 at the Beck Field House. Oliver is a native of Sand Rock and is the daughter of Greg and Sabrina Oliver. She is a general studies major at Gadsden State and plans to t


Black Friday Blood Drive at Premiere Cinemas

The American Red Cross is hosting day two of a holiday blood drive today at Premiere Cinemas in the Gadsden Mall. The first day of the drive, Wednesday, was 100 percent booked with donor appointments but donors are welcome still from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. All donors will receive a free movie pass.

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-11-24 02:04:41

JOHN F. FLOYD: Renewable energy grows, but still has limitations

There is no doubt power generated by renewables is growing, and nowhere more than the Lone Star State of Texas. Texas, long known for its romance with oil and gas, is leading the nation in energy generated by solar power. Even though fracking has opened up new and massive reserves of oil in Texas, s

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-11-24 06:01:00