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Harker Heights murder suspect found in California
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Jury selection begins in capital murder trial
BELTON - Jury selection began Monday in the capital murder trial of a suspect accused of killing a Temple grocery store owner. Bell County is not seeking the death penalty against Corey Thomas Williams, 24, of Houston, Bell County District Attorney Henry Garza told the Temple Daily Telegram Monday.
Killeen police investigate murder on Root Avenue
Killeen police are investigating a Monday evening shooting in the 800 block of Root Avenue. Killeen police are investigating a Monday evening shooting in the 800 block of Root Avenue near Rancier Avenue. Officials said at 6:32 p.m., they received a call about multiple shots being fired. One perso
UPDATE: One person dead in Killeen shooting
By:Matt McGovernKILLEEN, Texas - The Killeen Police Department has received a report of a shooting.Officers were dispatched at 6:32 p.m. to the 800 block of Root Avenue. This comes after they received a 911 call in reference to a shooting victim.It has been confirmed one person has died in the shoot
Woman shot in Cedar Park
Investigators believed the suspect was headed to Houston and alerted authorities. Horacio Martinez, 33, was arrested in Washington County and booked into jail. He faces an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge. Currently, officials are investigating the case as a domestic dispute.
Belton teen reels in trash and bass
A 14-year-old Lake Belton Middle School student is working to make a difference in the world starting with one simple challenge. With teenagers doing various dangerous challenges that they see social media, Dylan VanNess has aimed to turn that around. VanNess is an avid fisherman who can't be kept o
Cove ISD to consider Jack Welch resignation
The board will meet at noon Thursday, April 26, at 703 W. Ave. D following several reports of Welch’s absence last week. Multiple parents last week said Welch’s office was cleared out and locks were changed.
Killeen: Fire destroys house near high school
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Fire destroyed a house Monday near Killeen High School. The fire was reported at around 4:40 p.m. Monday at 500 West 38th Avenue directly south of the high school. The smoke was visible from a distance when the first crews arrived. The one-story house was vacant at the time of
LATEST: Pflugerville SWAT standoff ends; California stabbing suspect in custody
1:15 p.m. update:A SWAT standoff in Pflugerville has ended, and a man suspected of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend in California has been taken into custody, the Travis County sheriff’s office said. No one was hurt.
Mathnasium hosts grand opening in Killeen
As the economy diversifies and becomes more technologically driven, school districts and government agencies have stressed STEM education - that's short for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. However, not every student is equally interested or proficient in those subjects. In an effor
Family in search of new home following a series of drive-by shootings
KILLEEN,Texas A family in Killeen is living in fear. The Schucknecht's say their home has been shot three times in less than two months. A month of moving into her new home on Vail Drive, Becky Schucknecht said someone fired gunshots into her front window. "We were probably more surprised than an
Women share stories behind their tattoos
Attendees listen as a woman talks about what her tattoos represent during a "Story Marks" event Thursday, April 19, 2018, at The Bloom Coffee Roaster in Killeen.Ariana-Jasmine Castrellon | Herald
Copperas Cove: Free pizza for military personnel on Soldier Appreciation Day
COPPERAS COVE, Texas (KWTX) Hundreds of soldiers and their families in Copperas Cove got to enjoy some free pizza. On Sunday, Domino's Pizza held its annual Soldier Appreciation Day. It's an opportunity for those serving in the military to make their own pizzas free of charge. The event featured
Crawfish boil to raise money for Killeen Heights Rotary Club
KILLEEN,Texas The Killeen Heights Rotary Club held its 20th annual Crawfish Boil on Saturday. Volunteer cooked about 1,000 pounds of crawfish, 500 pounds of potatoes and 500 pounds of corn for their annual event. The money raised goes back to the community for projects and scholarships. In spite
Affidavit: Killeen mother hit fourth grader multiple times who was in a fight with her son
A Killeen mother faces a charge of injury to a child after hitting a fourth grade child at Hay Branch Elementary, according to an arrest affidavit Channel 6 obtained Wednesday. Ebony Pope-Everson was booked into the Bell County jail Tuesday. Her bond was set at $50,000. She was no longer listed as a
Killeen food truck extends franchise to other states
Fueled by determination and business savvy, Brandon Martin has turned up the heat on his Krab Kingz Seafood business. The Killeen entrepreneur started in 2015 with a small food cart in a furniture store parking lot. Based on word-of-mouth, his business grew, occupying a larger food truck parked at a
Killeen man arraigned on aggravated robbery charge after drug deal gone bad
Martez Shakur Straughter, 21, of Killeen, was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke on Tuesday on a charge of aggravated robbery, a felony, after allegedly robbing a man who tried to purchase marijuana from him, according to an arrest affidavit. Straughter was booked on a $50,000 bond on the
Woman shot in the face in Belton
BELTON, TX - Belton police have confirmed that a 19 year old woman was shot in the face Tuesday morning. The shooting took place at a residence in the 3200 block of the I-14 frontage road. Police were called to that location at 10:53 a.m. The woman was conscious and alert when first responders arriv
Central Texas teen arrested in shooting that left another teen injured
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Anthony Alexander Gallardo, 18, of Killeen, was jailed Tuesday in lieu of $250,000 bond, charged in connection with a shooting earlier this month that left another teen with life-threatening injuries. Gallardo turned himself in on Monday after he was named in a warrant charging
Jack Welch, long time Copperas Cove coach, gone from district
While the Copperas Cove Independent School District will not confirm the news, athletic director Jack Welch is gone from the district. Word received from parents Wednesday morning indicated that Welch had been placed on "administrative leave" with his office cleared out and the locks changed. "I can