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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) The Killeen Independent School District School Board unanimously approved a plan to fix a flooding problem at Harker Heights High School. Tuesday night, the board voted to hire Walker Partners Engineering to survey the marching band practice area behind the school, and ...
Volunteers help assemble The Wall That Heals, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery Tuesday, March 7, 2018. The memorial will honor the more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. military in the Vietnam War, and it bears the names of the ...

Texas House District 54 incumbent Rep. Scott Cosper, R-Killeen, and challenger Dr. Brad Buckley will go to a runoff election May 22, according to unofficial results from the primary election Tuesday. House District 54 covers most of western Bell County and Lampasas County. Cosper received 4,472 votes ...
Killeen will host two veterans benefits fairs this week to ensure veterans in the communities surrounding Fort Hood, and service members preparing to leave service, fully understand the latest benefits available to them through the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Texas Veterans Land Board.
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Local officers arrested three suspects after an exchange of gunfire in the street in a residential neighborhood in Killeen. Around 8:30 pm on Sunday, officers were sent to the 1300 block of Cavalry Lane in response to multiple calls about males in the area who had guns equipped ...
Lawrence was seen running out the back door of his neighbor's home in Killeen carrying a white sack Thursday, according to the affidavit for arrest. The home's owner told police that property — including a handgun — was taken from his home. Lawrence is also charged with evading arrest or detention, ...

Police arrived at the 900 block of Culp Avenue around noon to see a man lying in the street with a gunshot wound. He was brought to Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood by ambulance in critical condition. The shooting happened after an altercation between the shooter and Roberson, police ...
Killeen police are investigating an officer-involved shooting after a pursuit Friday night in the Long Branch area of Killeen. Area resident ... The Killeen Police Department Criminal Investigation Division and Texas Rangers responded to the scene and an investigation is ongoing, being led by the Rangers.
Bell County is among the top 10 counties in the state for total number of new residents coming from out of state, ranking eighth, according to the Texas ... Casandra Gonzales, marketing coordinator for Killeen-based Lone Star Realty and Property Management, attributes the expanding population to the ...
The Killeen location is the 61st restaurant, with others in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, and Nebraska, New York and Iowa. advertisement ... “We are very excited to continue expanding the Jimmy's Egg brand in Texas,” said Regina Rodriguez, general manager of the restaurant. “Our eggs ...
The Killeen City Council approved a $7.8 million trail and road extension contract with a Belton-based construction firm in a contested 4-3 vote Tuesday. ... Olson told the council the program began in consultation with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to reduce the risk of sewage tank ...
KILLEEN, TX A Killeen woman is asking herself why a pit bull was inside a ride-sharing vehicle she called to give her sister a ride. (Photo by Marco Revuelta). Carmen Garcia says she was helping her disabled sister into a car from Heart Scent Rides when a pit bull already in the car came lunging toward ...
One man is in the hospital after he was shot at a Veterans Memorial Boulevard motel Saturday afternoon in Killeen. Killeen police responded to a shooting call at the Liberty 6 Motel, located at 529 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., around noon. When they arrived, they saw a man lying on the ground in the ...
Tineshia Burson's Facebook post is sparking conversation after she claimed a Killeen police officer used excessive force to pull her from her car over the weekend before she was arrested. "Especially in today's society, the words "excessive force" is very, very sensitive words... especially when it comes to ...
In past years, James Construction, which contracted with the city of Killeen for improvements on Interstate 14 and with the Texas Department of Transportation for work on Interstate 35 from Salado to Temple, had been monitored by the state and given a reduced workload on state projects due to taking on ...
Parish Dionte Young, 25, of Killeen turned himself into police around 8:30 a.m. today. He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke on a charge of murder. His bond has been set at $1 million. On Feb. 10, police found a man laying in the middle of West Beeline Lane not breathing with a gunshot ...
Killeen and much of Central Texas will see high chances of rain throughout the coming week. The National Weather Service predicted a 60 percent chance of rain Monday, and recorded trace amounts through the day. The chance for rain rises to 80 percent today and as high as 90 percent Wednesday.

She was pulling out of a Killeen business parking lot on the afternoon of Feb. 13 in the 5600 block of East Veterans Memorial Boulevard when her car and a minivan collided. Police initially reported that two women were transported to the hospital with minor injuries. What Orr experienced was not minor at ...
A standoff involving Killeen police and SWAT officers ended late Tuesday night after almost seven hours, according to a post on the Killeen Police Department's Facebook page. At around 10:20 p.m. one man was taken into custody from a home in the 2100 block of Moonstone Drive. The 27-year-old man ...
Bell County is among the top 10 counties in the state for total number of new residents coming from out of state, ranking eighth, according to the Texas ... Casandra Gonzales, marketing coordinator for Killeen-based Lone Star Realty and Property Management, attributes the expanding population to the ...
Republican Dr. Brad Buckley, a Killeen veterinarian, wanted to aim higher than the WCID level, targeting state groups like the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Brazos River Authority to improve communication with local stakeholders. “I will work to ensure that TCEQ (Texas Commission ...
Call 254-947-3828 for more information. The Stagecoach Inn in Salado is offering a special three-course Valentine's Day dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 14 that combines authentic Texas comfort food with Southern hospitality. Price is $45 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Reservations can be made by calling ...
Jones said the Killeen NAACP has sponsored other events throughout Central Texas in honor of Black History Month and plans to reach out in the coming months to partner with the Hispanic community to honor their contributions to the nation's history. Killeen Independent School District Deputy ...
Prospective students speak with admissions counselors during Warrior Preview Day at Texas A&M University-Central Texas on Saturday, February 10, ... Texas A&M University-Central Texas in Killeen held its first Warrior Preview Day of the year on Saturday for prospective students to visit the campus and ...
The construction of Heritage Hall, the third building at Texas A&M University-Central Texas in southwest Killeen, is on schedule, according to school ... Clos said architects originally designed A&M-Central Texas in a way that would allow for future buildings to be constructed alongside each other in a ...
Killeen school officials telephoned Fowler Elementary School parents this afternoon to alert them about a report of a man wearing a half ski mask who tried to lure students to his car today, according to a news release from Killeen Independent School District. Fowler Elementary Principal Joyce Lauer sent a ...
10 at the Courtyard by Marriott Killeen, 1721 E. Central Texas Expressway in Killeen. A meal will be served and there will be live music, dancing, a cash bar and door prizes. Prices are $40 per person with a meal, and $20 per person without a meal. For more information, call 254-319-0578 or 254-542-7981 ...
For that reason, the Texas Department of Transportation was out Thursday evening and again Friday treating the roadways, bridges and overpasses in the Killeen area with brine to prevent ice from forming. “We're looking at Saturday night into Sunday with some precipitation possible,” said Ken Roberts, ...
KILLEEN, TEXAS —Fitness chain Crunch Fitness will open a 27,587-square-foot gym at Wendland Plaza, a 205,224-square-foot shopping center located in Killeen, about 70 miles north of Austin. The lease brings the occupancy rate of the property, which also houses tenants such as Conn's HomePlus, ...
The victim of a shooting reported around 12:50 p.m. in the 4400 block of Maggie Drive died from injuries related to the incident, according to Killeen police. He was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday. Officers responding to the call were told “two males, the ...
By Alex Cano and Tianna Jenkins |. Posted: Wed 1:54 PM, Feb 07, 2018 |. Updated: Thu 11:14 AM, Feb 08, 2018. KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A man who was shot during a neighborhood argument early Wednesday afternoon in Killeen and then turned up in the emergency room of a local hospital has died, police said ...
To honor Black History Month, there are various upcoming events in February to celebrate the achievements of African Americans from Killeen-area organizations. TaNeika ... The lectures will be at Texas A&M University Central Texas, Multipurpose Room, Warrior Hall, 1001 Leadership Drive, Killeen.
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) TRICARE is the main source of healthcare for military members and many veterans, but recent changes to the system have providers and members concerned. Rene Ramirez served 20 years in the U.S. Army before retiring in 2015. Ramirez has four children, including a ...
Killeen-area residents have the opportunity to meet H-E-B Quest for Texas Best experts on Feb. 12 to learn more about submitting their ... The representatives will be at the conference room of the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce, located at 1 Santa Fe Plaza Drive. Doors open at 11 a.m.. There, they ...
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A man was arrested and charged with arson after he allegedly set his former boss's Dodge Caravan on fire, according to an affidavit for arrest. Alan Ray Baker, 37, was arrested Sunday night by Killeen police. He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown, and was being held in the Bell County ...
The 1700 block of Sunset Drive in northeast Killeen was blocked off as an active crime scene at midday Saturday. A call of shots fired came in to the Killeen Police Department around noon. Three police units responded to the residential area, where a home's garage door had at least three bullet holes ...
Farris came on with the city of Killeen in January 2013 as assistant city manager of internal services, handpicked by former City Manager Glenn Morrison from among a group of 50 applicants. Farris, who worked as an associate professor of policy studies at Texas A&M University-Central Texas at the time of ...
A woman has been arraigned on drug possession charges after a traffic stop led to her arrest, according to Killeen police. Nakkia Marie Lopez, 38, was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown Tuesday on a charge of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance 4 grams or more but less ...
Killeen fire officials responded to a structure fire call at approximately 3:28 a.m. in the 3000 block of Jason Cove. The home was completely engulfed by the time firefighters arrived. Officials said a pot left on the stove caused the fire. The three girls were not the only people to lose their lives to fire last week.
A Killeen 19-year-old was held in the Bell County Jail after he led police on a 110-mile-per-hour chase down U.S. Highway 190/Interstate 14. Randy Joseph Ely was arrested by police on Jan. 28 and charged with evading arrest. He is held in the Bell County on $25,000 total bond, as he is also charged with ...
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Police Tuesday identified a man who was struck by a 2015 Nissan Sentra Sunday night as he walked west in the inside lane of the U.S. Highway 190/Interstate 14 service road in Killeen as Adell Zachary, Jr., 58, of Killeen. Officers were sent just before 8:20 p.m. Sunday to check a ...
In total, six people were in the house at the time -- three adults and three children. One of those adults, the mother, Audrey Armstrong identified the three children as 6-year-old Chasity Armstrong, 5-year-old Khalia Armstrong, and 3-year-old Tristan Armstrong. The Killeen Fire Marshal's Office was unable to ...
GattiTown Pizza — at 2501 E. Central Texas Expressway — will be the first franchise location for Gatti's Pizza in seven years. The development, under construction now, is expected to cost $2 million to build. Gatti's currently reports 69 franchises and 94 locations across the country. It's corporate offices are ...
Local business leaders are privately funding the 14 Forward campaign. Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce President John Crutchfield said it's about creating a partnership with schools like Texas A&M University-Central Texas to develop a research park. "(We) want to align certain economic activities ...
KILLEEN, Texas (KXAN/KWKT) — Three children died in an early morning house fire in Killeen, Texas Friday. Firefighters were called to the home around 2 a.m. and arrived to find the structure engulfed in flames. Neighbors told our sister station KWKT they believed the children were inside when the fire ...
Snider went on to say the mother jumped out of a window to escape and was taken to Metroplex Hospital in Killeen with non-life threatening injuries. Snider, a veteran, says she ran to the back of the house where the children were sleeping to try to rescue them, but was unsuccessful. "We tried to get the ...
A fire that started in a clothes dryer has displaced a family of two, according to Capt. Ethan Gingerich with the Killeen Fire Marshal's Office. The fire happened around 2:30 a.m., and damaged the exterior of the home, Gingerich said. It is believed to have started accidentally, and is not being investigated as ...
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Flames from a large wildfire were threatening homes early Thursday afternoon in Killeen, but firefighters were ultimately able to extinguish the blaze. ... Killeen animal control officers were sent to the area to remove some animals that were potentially in danger from the flames.
At approximately 2:36 a.m. on Sunday, Killeen police were dispatched to the 1400 block of Cinch Drive in reference to a robbery that just occurred, according to Killeen Police Department spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez. Upon the officers arrival, the victim told officers that unknown suspects forced entry ...


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