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13-year old charged for on line threats
LAMPASAS, TX - The Lampasas County Sheriff's Office reports a 13-year-old boy is being held in a juvenile facility following an investigation into threatening messages being sent on line about a weapon being taken to school.
Lampasas: Law agencies swiftly address social media threats
LAMPASAS, Texas (KWTX) The Lampasas ISD was notified by the police department and the sheriff's office of threatening messages posted on social media Wednesday evening. The district posted on its Facebook page just after 9 p.m. police and the sheriff's department "took immediate action investigating
13-year-old Kempner boy arrested after alleged school threat
A 13-year old from Kempner was arrested Wednesday after law enforcement officials alleged he sent threatening messages and images possibly involving the threat of a firearm at Lampasas Middle School.
Smith County Sheriff's Office, Texas Game Wardens searching for suspect in recent high-speed chases
SMITH COUNTY, Texas — The Smith County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Game Wardens are currently on the lookout for a Tyler man who is wanted for multiple criminal offenses.
Police: Bodies ID'd as missing Temple friends
Two bodies found Tuesday buried in shallow graves near Clearwater, Okla., were identified Thursday as those of Jenna Scott, 28, and Michael Swearingin, 32. The verification about the missing friends from Temple, shared by the Temple Police Department, was made by the Oklahoma State Medical Examiners
Lampasas duo too much for Lady Ducks
Diane Hurst and Jelecia Magee-Hodges combined for 33 points to power 14th-ranked Lampasas past the Taylor Lady Ducks 60-35 on Friday night. Hurst, a 6-foot-1 Dordt College signee, scored a game-high 21, while Magee-Hodges added 12 for the Lady Badgers.
Lady Badgers, Eagles fall in state rankings; Grey Wolves hold at No. 18
After weeks of climbing in the state rankings, Lampasas finally fell. Since debuting in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 4A poll earlier this season, the Lady Badgers refused to slide, winning 11 consecutive games en route to reaching 11th in last week’s rankings.
Killeen man indicted on assault charge after stabbing
A Bell County grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Killeen man on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge, a second-degree felony, after police said he stabbed a man in the head in December.
Tax break for disabled veterans affecting Central Texas cities' budgets
CENTRAL TEXAS — Several Central Texas cities are losing millions of dollars due to a tax break for disabled veterans. Back in 2009, Texans voted to approve a 100 percent property tax break for disabled veterans. This means veterans, who became completely disabled while fighting for the country, woul
Three charged in Harker Heights robbery
HARKER HEIGHTS, TX - Two people are in jail and one more is in the hospital waiting to go to jail after a Harker Heights attempt at a robbery went all wrong. Nineteen-year-old Dvaugn Nathaniel Kent and 18-year-old Kalycia Marie Rivera, both of Killeen have been booked into the Bell County Jail with
Coalition gears up for annual count of area homeless.
(KWTX) The Central Texas Homeless Coalition is gearing up for its annual “point-in-time” count of homeless area residents. On Friday, organizations from Bell, Hill and Lampasas counties that help homeless providers gather information on homeless across the state gathered to prepare for the day.
Crime blotter for Killeen, Lampasas, Cove and Heights
An aggravated assault with knife or cutting instrument was reported at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday in the 2900 block of Zephyr Road. Evading arrest with a vehicle was reported at 11:08 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of East Rancier Avenue.
McKinney couple arrested in southeast Texas in connection with indecency with a child investigation
McKINNEY, Texas — A McKinney couple was arrested in southeast Texas last week in connection with a McKinney investigation for indecency with a child, police announced earlier today.
Argument Over Bathroom Leads to Man Being Stabbed in the Head
When you gotta go, you gotta go. A Killeen man was indicted Wednesday on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after reportedly stabbing a man in the head after the two argued over who got first dibs on the bathroom.
Killeen: City Council approves meeting prayer policy
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) The Killeen City Council has approved a policy governing the prayers and invocations with which it starts its meetings. The policy was drafted after a resident raised some concerns.
Training session Friday in Temple for homeless count
The Point-in-Time Count is a snapshot of homelessness across the country. This count takes place on the last Thursday in January. On Friday, those volunteering for the Point-in-Time survey of the homeless on Jan. 24 are asked to attend a training session for the count. Volunteers will be putting tog
Lady Panthers open district play with wins over Burnet, Lampasas
The Liberty Hill girls’ basketball team has faced some challenges this season but when it was time to dial in for District 27-4A play, the Lady Panthers were ready. Last Friday night, Liberty Hill (9-15, 2-0) took a 57-51 win over Burnet (19-6, 1-1) to open district play, followed by a 64-56 win ove
North Texas Massage Center Owner Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault 10 Years Ago
PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Plano man who owns a massage and realignment center was arrested on sexual assault charges. The Dallas County Sheriff’s Department arrested Michael Solberg last week after a grand jury indicted him.
Arrests of 2 women possibly connected to missing Temple pair
TEMPLE — An arrest affidavit obtained Wednesday by the FME News Service showed a possible connection between a woman arrested in Michigan and the presumed deaths of Michael Swearingin and Jenna Scott.
Killeen Student Arrested Following Bomb Threat
KILLEEN, Texas — A teenager is facing a felony charge after confessing to making a bomb threat on a Killeen ISD school bus. At around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, bus number 515 was traveling from Killeen High School to the Career Center. A 16-year-old boy on the bus wrote down a bomb threat on the stu