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Friday | KXXV-TV Waco

Police seize $10,000 worth of cocaine, arrest one

A 34-year-old Temple man has been arrested after police seized $10,000 worth of cocaine during an investigation into cocaine being distributed to the Temple and Killeen area.

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Related Topix: Temple, TX, Killeen, TX

Friday | Austin American-Statesman

Man charged in Bell County for intent to distribute crack cocaine

On Wednesday, April 17, members of the Bell County Organized Crime Unit arrested Quentin Lavelle Jeffries, 34, of Temple.

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Related Topix: Prison, Temple, TX

Friday | KWTX

Investigation Of Area Cocaine Distribution Leads To Arrest

Quentin Lavelle Jeffries, 34, of Temple, was in the Bell County Jail Friday, named in a federal complaint stemming from an investigation of cocaine distribution in both the Temple and Killeen areas, authorities said Friday.

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Related Topix: Temple, TX, Killeen, TX

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Man shot by officer while wielding knives is charged

A 35-year-old Army veteran who is in the hospital after being shot by Killeen police, now faces a charge of aggravated assault on a police officer after police say he charged officers while holding two knives.

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Related Topix: Killeen, TX, Temple, TX

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KWTX

Man Charged In Deadly Store Robbery Returned To Central Texas

Corey Thomas Williams was held Thursday in the Bell County Jail after he was transferred from Harris County where he was arrested in connection with a robbery and murder at a Temple convenience store.

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Related Topix: Harris County, TX, Violent Crime, Temple, TX

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Rabid skunk spurs caution in Bell County

Killeen animal control officers responded April 6 in reference to a dog who had been scratched by a skunk in the 4500 block of Lonesome Dove.

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Related Topix: Killeen, TX, Austin, TX

KWTX

Crews Battle Stubborn Wind-Whipped Wildfire

Crews from departments across Bell County were battling a wind-whipped wildfire Tuesday evening off Owl Creek Park Road along the northeastern edge of Fort Hood.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Fort Hood, TX, Waco, TX

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Mikemcguff blog

KWTX and KBTX team up for Afghanistan war coverage

During Wednesday's Fort Hood shooting, Waco's KWTX was a constant presence on television screens across the nation as its coverage was picked up by local stations and cable news channels.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, Killeen, TX

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Shooter was being treated for mental health issues

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Related Topix: Temple, TX, Fort Hood, TX, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood

AmmoLand

Shooting Reported At 'Gun Free' Fort Hood Military Base

Officials at Fort Hood in Texas say there is a shooting on base and are advising all personnel to shelter in place.

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Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX, Waco, TX

Wed Apr 02, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Shooting At Fort Hood Leaves At Least 1 Dead, 14 Injured

Krystina Cassidy and Dianna Simpson attempt to make contact with their husbands who are stationed inside Fort Hood, while standing outside of the Bernie Beck Gate, on Wednesday, in Fort Hood, Texas.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives

WMC-TV Memphis

Alleged Fort Hood shooter confirmed dead, 14 injured; scene still 'active'

One person is confirmed dead and others injured at a shooting on the base of Fort Hood in central Texas Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX, Killeen, TX

Click2Houston

Officials: Suspect in Fort Hood shooting dead

A suspected shooter at Fort Hood, Texas, is dead, but the situation is still considered an active shooting, multiple U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, Killeen, TX

Daily Mail

At least one dead in shooting at Fort Hood military base

BREAKING NEWS: At least one dead and multiple injuries at Fort Hood - shooter still at large and military base on lockdown The Bell County Sheriff's Office confirmed to CNN around 4p.m. local time Wednesday that there was gunfire and that military police were responding.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, Killeen, TX

WFAA-TV Dallas

'Active shooter' confirmed at Fort Hood

Fort Hood confirmed an "active shooter" on post late Wednesday afternoon. Bell County deputies and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers were responding.

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Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX

Tue Apr 01, 2014

KWTX

Man Jumps Into River Trying To Escape Local Officers

A man who jumped into the Leon River in Temple Tuesday morning while trying to escape pursuing police was arrested when he finally climbed out of the water.

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Related Topix: Temple, TX, Belton, TX

Sat Mar 29, 2014

CBS Local

Sunday Nice, Storms Mid-Week

A near perfect weather day for our Saturday. The dewpoints were in the 60's yesterday morning.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Belton, TX, Weather

Fri Mar 28, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Belton man dies of injuries from 4-wheeler accident

A 35-year-old Belton man has died of injuries sustained when the four-wheeler he was driving crashed on a rural Bell County road just before midnight Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Belton, TX, Fort Stockton, TX, Moody, TX, McLennan County, TX

KWTX

Jury Finds Local Man Guilty Of Murder

A state district court jury in Belton returned a guilty verdict Friday in the trial of a man charged with murder in a deadly shooting at an apartment in Killeen.

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Related Topix: Belton, TX, Killeen, TX

KXXV-TV Waco

Belton man wants to turn historic home into haunted bed and breakfast

A local paranormal investigations group wants to turn the historic Wedemeyer Academy in Belton into a haunted bed and breakfast.

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Related Topix: Supernatural, Belton, TX, Academy, TX

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