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Man sentenced for drugging, sexually assaulting girls
BELTON — An Arkansas man was convicted Monday for two aggravated sexual assault cases involving a child. Bobby Ray Lockett Sr., 56, was sentenced to 16 years in prison for each of his two first-degree felony convictions in the 27th District Court with Judge John Gauntt officiating. The two sentences
Two men indicted for capital murder in Bell County burning case
BELTON — Indictments for two Killeen suspects were enhanced to capital murder Wednesday in the September shooting death and burning of a Copperas Cove man near Belton. Owen Thomas Free III, 37, and Dana Francis Walcott Jr., 39, both had been charged and indicted for murder previously in the death of
Suspect charged in Temple sexual assault
A Temple man was charged with the aggravated sexual assault of a girl starting when she was in the eighth grade, an arrest affidavit said. Shozo Tanaka, 50, was in the Bell County Jail Tuesday, held in lieu of a $250,000 bond, jail records indicated.
Historic downtown Temple buildings set for remodeling
TEMPLE, Texas — Redevelopment is coming to the old Hawn Hotel, Arcadia Theater and the Sears building, since the Temple city council approved an economic development agreement in a meeting on Dec. 6.
Names of Victims in West Bell County Shooting Released to Public
KWTX's Paul J. Gately and Brandon Hamilton reported that the Bell County investigators have identified the victims of a double shooting that took place in Central Texas. The investigators released the names on Wednesday of the double shooting that occurred in West Bell County.
Temple listed among top tech cities
While Temple has long been a hub for logistics and distribution, a recent study reveals the city may become a magnet for the technology industry as well. The financial publication SmartAsset compiled data from 190 cities to create the ranking. Factors included percent of workers in the tech industry
Temple PD searching for laundry looter
TEMPLE, Texas - Do you like clean clothes? Apparently, so does this man. The man in the pictures above has stolen laundry from the Brooke Apartments, located at 2402 S 61st Street in Temple, on three separate occasions.
Authorities to determine if teen murder suspects will be tried as adults
Juvenile authorities are working to determine if two teenage Temple girls will be tried as adults in the Dec. 3 murder of 18-year-old Isaac Kohlhaas of Temple. Jim Murphy with the Bell County Attorney’s Office told the Telegram Monday that first the probation department must investigate the history
New subdivision planned for South Temple
More homes are on the horizon for South Temple as a local developer is planning to build a 59-lot subdivision on South 31st Street. The Temple City Council approved the first reading last week for a site plan for the 16-acre property, which wraps around First Church of the Nazarene.
Temple VA to host holiday safety event Friday
The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System will hold a Holiday Safety Awareness event on Friday. The event starts at 10 a.m. at the Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Medical Center, 1901 Veterans Memorial Drive in Temple. The event, near the Valet Parking Entrance at Building 204, runs until 2 p.m. and is
Former KDH employee in critical condition after shooting
The Bell County Sheriff’s Department released the names of an elderly couple who were found shot at their home south of Killeen this week. William Gillen, 75, was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 8:18 p.m. Monday after officers responded to the home in the 700 block of Slawson L
Two Teen Girls Charged with Murder After Fatal Shooting at Temple Walmart
Temple police have made two arrests in the wake of a fatal shooting at a Walmart on the west side of town Wednesday night. Temple PD's Ellen Morton said Saturday morning that that a 16-year-old juvenile girl turned herself in at Temple Police Headquarters at 7:22 PM Friday. She reportedly admitted i
Couple in their 70s victims in double shooting near Killeen, Bell Co. Sheriff's Department says
BELL COUNTY, Texas — Major T.J. Cruz of the Bell County Sheriff's Department said there was a double shooting on Slawson Lane near Killeen, and one person was airlifted to the hospital.
Shooting involved a 75-year-old man and his spouse
A shooting south of Killeen involved a 75-year-old man who died and his spouse, who was hospitalized, Bell County Sheriff’s deputies said Tuesday. “It is still an ongoing investigation,” Maj. T.J. Cruz, with the Bell County Sheriff’s Department, said in an email to the Herald Tuesday afternoon. “The
Police Investigating Double Shooting in West Bell County Near Killeen
Bell County sheriff's deputies are investigating an apparent double shooting that occurred south of Killeen Monday evening. Details are scarce, but Bell County Sheriff's Department officials were searching the area around Slawson Lane. At last report, one victim had been airlifted to a nearby hospit
Belton Police arrested stolen truck suspects; One wounded by self-inflicted gunshot
BELTON — Two of four suspects — including one with an apparently self-inflicted accidental gunshot wound — were arrested after fleeing from police Monday. The incident stemmed from a traffic stop for a stolen truck Monday morning in the 1300 block of Fairway Drive.
Police search for man seen stealing laundry in Temple
TEMPLE, TX (KXXV) - Temple police are searching for a man seen stealing laundry from an apartment complex. Police said the man took laundry from the Brooke Apartments on three separate occasions.
Educators meet in Temple for online training
Educators from across the state came to Temple Monday to learn about how to use more personalized teaching techniques from Google and Education Elements. Temple Independent School District hosted The National Academy for Personalized Learning in its new administration building on Santa Fe Way. Consu
Balloon release for murder victim
TEMPLE, TX - A Temple community was remembering a murder victim Sunday with a balloon release at Miller park. The family and friends of Isaac Kohlhaas gathered to release white and gold balloons - symbolizing his favorite colors.
Temple facility expansion to receive tax abatement
BELTON — A Pennsylvania-based battery manufacturing company that is bringing $106 million in investment to Temple secured an additional tax abatement from the Bell County Commissioners Court on Monday.