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Killeen Police investigate early morning shooting

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A jogger was in the hospital after being shot in Long Branch Park in Killeen around 6:30 Friday morning. Police said a 22-year-old man was confronted by two people driving through the park in a light colored SUV. Police don't know what the confrontation was about but it ended

KWTX - 2017-09-22 14:41:00

Male pedestrian dies after SUVs attempt to avoid crash in Killeen

A male pedestrian was killed when he was hit by an SUV around 6:39 a.m. Wednesday on IH-14 in Killeen. The victim was walking northbound across the highway when a driver in an SUV driving eastbound in the center lane spotted the victim and suddenly braked to avoid hitting him, according to police. W

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-09-21 17:15:16

Waco police mourn loss of K-9 - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

(Torro/ Source: Waco Police Department) The Waco Police Department said they are mourning the loss of one of their own. Officer Bynum announced the passing of retired canine officer PSD Torro. Torro had to be put down yesterday due to ongoing health problems. According to the police department, To

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-21 16:09:50

Killeen residents concerned about relatives in Puerto Rico

KILLEEN - Former mayor and longtime Killeen resident Raul Villaronga said he remembers spending time as a child at a recreation area near Ponce on the southern coast of Puerto Rico. That area is "probably gone," he said Thursday. The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destr

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 04:45:00

Killeen man arrested on assault charges

A 19-year-old Killeen man was indicted on two charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Wednesday. Derrick Lamont Smith Jr. was arrested by Killeen police after an incident on Aug. 21; police said he fired gunshots that struck two people. When police arrived at a home in the 4400 block o

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 22:00:00

Auto-pedestrian accident in Killeen leaves 1 injured, causes delays

An auto-pedestrian accident left traffic backed up along U.S. Highway 190/Interstate 14 near the Trimmier Road exit early Wednesday morning. Police officers responded to the scene around 6:40 a.m. after a caller reported an accident. Killeen Police Department spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez said a man

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 13:44:00

Killeen woman who posted about Hobby Lobby cotton speaks out

Daniell Rider, the Killeen woman whose Facebook post complaining about a cotton decoration at Hobby Lobby, is now telling her side of the story. Rider posted a picture of Hobby Lobby cotton decoration on Hobby Lobby's Facebook page Sept. 14 saying, "This decor is WRONG on SO many levels," and reques

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 18:31:00

Killeen to get 40 new homes

The city of Killeen issued 142 permits last week worth a total value of $6.10 million. There were 14 permits issued for the construction of new homes last week and 13 permits issued for the construction of new duplexes, worth a combined total of $4.9 million. Contractor Saratoga Homes will build eig

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 22:18:00

Fire forces Killeen residents to start over

KILLEEN - The Killeen Fire Marshal's Office is investigating what fire officials believe was an arson early Tuesday morning, according to Fire Marshal James Chism. Flames reached 50-60 feet after the fire started on a patio outside an apartment in the two-story Moss Rose Housing Center in the 200 bl

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-09-20 03:06:12

Killeen Vietnam Veterans Memorial to be dedicated Saturday

The formal dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen has been rescheduled to 10 a.m. Saturday. Originally scheduled for Aug. 28, heavy rains and wind caused the dedication to be postponed, said retired Army Staff Sgt. Dennis Farmerie, preside

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 05:57:00

Killeen council approves balanced 2018 budget

Six unanimous votes - one approved budget. The Killeen City Council was in agreement in ratifying the city's fiscal year 2018 municipal budget and property tax rate in a series of six separate votes at a special meeting Tuesday. By a 7-0 roll call vote, the council first approved the city's $180.2 m

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 01:55:00

VERIFY: Is Killeen more violent than Chicago?

KILLEEN - People have taken to social media to voice their concerns about the trend in homicides in Killeen. Some are drawing comparisons to crime problems in larger cities. A Facebook Post read - 17 murders in Killeen so far this year - can't wait until the wife retires and we move to Granbury. Ano

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-09-21 02:54:38

Man calls 911 after shooting woman at residence in Harker Heights

A man shot a woman around 1:55 p.m. Thursday at a residence in the 1400 block of Loblolly Drive in Harker Heights, according to police. The man called 911 and said he shot the woman, according to investigators. When first responders arrived, they found the female victim with a single gunshot wound i

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-09-21 21:42:13

Jogging soldier hospitalized after drive-by shooting

KILLEEN - At 6:30 a.m. Friday, police responded to a call from Long Branch Park, where a Fort Hood soldier had been shot. The soldier had been jogging, and stopped to catch his breath. At that point, a light colored SUV drove up. A passenger in the vehicle yelled something to the victim, before firi

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 14:43:00

Man arraigned on meth possession charge

A 26-year-old Killeen man was arraigned Wednesday on charges of possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine by Bell County Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke. Killeen police responded to an apartment on Root Avenue in Killeen Wednesday in reference to a female caller alleging people were demandin

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-22 01:09:00

Church news and community fellowship

The Central Texas Master Singers Choir will perform 6 p.m. Sunday at First Cedar Valley Baptist Church, located at 12237 FM 2843 in Salado. A potluck meal and fellowship will follow the concert. The concert is free and open to the public. Gospel concert Nationally touring gospel group the Steel Magn

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 13:25:00

A&M-CT partnership leads to new degree program

KILLEEN - A poster that caught the eye of a Texas A&M University-Central Texas professor led to a new degree program. A&M-Central Texas partnered with OPEN, the One Planet Education Networks, to offer a graduate degree in sustainability, officials announced Thursday. A&M-Central Texas is the first u

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 04:45:00

Local woman enjoys helping other people

Timaka Ford. 45, lives in Harker Heights and works at the VA hospital in Temple Where are you from originally? I am originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Tell me about your family. I am married to CW3 Derrick Ford. I have a daughter named Jherika and two sons named JeDerick and Jeremi. Last but nev

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-22 09:30:00

Science Club participants learn about buoyancy, pirate ships

Corde Lawrence takes some tape from the tape dispenser to build his boat during science club inside the Harker Heights Public Library Wednesday in Killeen. Wednesday was pirate themed and they learned about the Archimedes principal and how things float and tried to make boats that could float. Sergi

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-22 09:30:00

Dodgeball Challenge fever heats up

Joe Brown, left, of Cooperas Cove, takes possession of a dodgeball and the black gauntlet as he poses with Evan Hodson following accepting the challenge to field a team for the first time at the Heights Rotary Dodgeball Challenge, which will take place Oct. 14.Bob Massey | Herald The sound of the ba

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-22 09:30:00