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Arrest made in Temple bank robbery

Temple Police and FBI agents arrested a suspect Friday in the robbery of the Wells Fargo bank on Wednesday. Officers took 39-year-old Ronnie Tanner into custody at the Red Roof Inn located at 400 SW HK Dodgen Loop. He is now in the Waco Detention Center.


Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.


Search on for suspect in deadly beating at Temple Econo Lodge

TEMPLE, Texas — Police are looking for a suspect in the deadly beating of a man at an Econo Lodge in Temple. According to Temple police, officers were called just before 4 a.m. on Feb. 12 to the hotel in the 1000 block of North General Bruce Drive. Investigators found Manish Patel, 44, had been beat


Man dies of injuries from attack at local motel

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Investigators asked for the public’s help Friday as they search for leads in an attack at a Temple motel that claimed the life of a 44-year-old man. Officers found Manish Patel severely injured after responding just before 3:50 a.m. on Feb. 12 to the Econo Lodge at 1001 North Ge


City of Temple presents painting inspired by Sante Fe Plaza to Fort Hood's 1st Medical Brigade

TEMPLE, Texas — The Temple Chamber of Commerce presented a signed and numbered print, which depicts the city's Sante Fe Depot during World War II, to Fort Hood's 1st Medical Brigade on Thursday, the city said in a press release.


Food haven: City Eats mixed-use development planned for downtown Temple

Another downtown Temple building will soon be getting a revival. The City Council awarded a grant Thursday to help turn 108 N. Main St. into a food hall with apartments. The building was formerly home to Temple Furniture. The development will play into the popular trend of mixed-use downtown develop


Retired Temple firefighter gets new wagon from neighbors

TEMPLE, Texas — A retired Temple firefighter said someone stole a beloved fire wagon from his front yard, but after KCEN Channel 6 aired a story about his misfortune, he was in for a surprise.


Temple: Don’t ignore heart symptoms, doctor says

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Exercising can leave you a bit winded, but for Mary Kathrine Myers it was that shortness of breath that helped her discover a much bigger problem. In 2011, was diagnosed with a bicuspid aortic valve, an aortic valve that has only two leaflets, rather than three.


Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio


Killeen’s public works director said to be heading to Temple

Killeen Public Works Director David Olson is leaving the city of Killeen, city officials confirmed. Councilwoman Shirley Fleming said she learned of Olson’s departure in a budget meeting Thursday with City Manager Ron Olson.


Killeen official hired as Temple assistant city manager

Killeen Acting Assistant City Manager David A. Olson has accepted an offer to become assistant city manager for the city of Temple. Olson has been with the city of Killeen since January, 2016, where he serves as the acting assistant city manager and the executive director of Public Works. Previously


Central Texas diver dies while performing underwater repair

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake. The Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the diver as Sebastian Medina-Page, of Round Rock.


Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'

A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.


Temple PD investigating Wells Fargo robbery

TEMPLE, Texas - The Temple Police Department is investigating a robbery at a Wells Fargo. The department says the call came in at approximately 2:57 p.m. on Wednesday. Police were soon dispatched to the location at 3407 S 31st Street.


Police Search For Texas Gunman Who Hid On Roof, Shot Assault Rifle, Killed 2

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities are searching for a gunman in Texas who hid on a rooftop and opened fire on a carload of people. Police say the man, who was armed with a rifle, killed two people and injured two others in east Houston.


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.


TV vs. Reality: Temple EMS

TEMPLE, Texas — "Chicago Fire" paramedics Sylvie Brett and Emily Foster get some surprising emergency medical services calls, as they support the rest of the cast. If you're a regular viewer of the shows, you've seen parts where both police officers and firefighters acted very differently than they


Classroom Champions: Temple's Nathan Garcia

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Until this year, Nathan Garcia had never played soccer for Temple High School. He's a defender for the Wildcats, and he's hoping to not only use his speed from football and track past, but his brainpower to pick it up even quicker.


Volunteers needed for May airshow

The city of Temple is seeking volunteers to help put on its annual Central Texas Airshow. An informational meeting will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Pilot’s Lounge of the Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport’s General Aviation Terminal, 7720-F Airport Road.


“It was not living in the pain that I was in”: Temple woman says CBD oil changed her life

TEMPLE, Texas — Cannabidoil has been quickly gaining popularity around the country since the 2018 farm bill legalized industrialized hemp, including the plants used to produce CBD.