Tuesday Mar 4
Temple mayor, city council recall effort announced
Is Bell County history repeating itself? A Letter of Intent delivered to Temple City Hall Monday informed officials of an effort to circulate recall petitions seeking to remove from office Temple Mayor Danny Dunn, Mayor Pro Tem Judy Morales and council members Tim Davis, Perry Cloud and Russell Schneider.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
Dog Kills Toddler, Neighbors Rush to Help
A small memorial with stuffed animals, flowers and a candle sits along the curb on Pennington Avenue in Killeen.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Two-Year-Old Killed, Eight-Year-Old Hurt In Dog Attack
A 2-year-old boy was killed and an 8-year-old girl was injured Saturday afternoon when a group of children walking home from a neighborhood playground was attacked by a bull mastiff.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Huffington Post
Man In Terror Case Allegedly Related To Osama Bin Laden May Be Wrong Man: Defense
UNSPECIFIED:This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC shows Suleiman Abu Ghaith, the spokesman of alleged terror mastermind Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda network, claiming responsibility for the September 11 suicide attacks in the United States in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Teen found not guilty of 2012 Temple murder
A Temple teen has been found not guilty of murder for the November 2012 shooting death of a man found in a Temple house.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Central Texas County Reports Jump in Rabies Cases 2/24/14
ASSOCIATED PRESS 2/24/14 GATESVILLE, Texas - A Central Texas county is dealing with its worst outbreak of rabies in more than a decade.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Local Man Overpowers Intruder, Holds Him Until Deputies Arrive
A Bell County man awakened Thursday by an intruder who attacked him while he was still in bed managed to overpower his assailant and was holding him in the yard of his home when sheriff's deputies arrived.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Killeen officers no-billed by grand jury in 2013 fatal shooting where officer was killed
The Bell County Grand Jury reviewed the shooting death of Dustin Cole by Killeen police officers on Wednesday, and found that their actions were justified and voted to take no further action in the case.
Salado coach accused of improper relationship with student booked into jail
Marcos Rene Garcia, a Salado coach accused of having improper relations with a student, has been booked into the Bell County Jail on Wednesday.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Local Man Shoots Would-Be Burglar During Break-In Attempt
A Bell County man foiled an attempted break-in early Monday when he opened fire on a man who kicked in the back door of his house and then scared off a second man who was trying to break in through the front door.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Crews Battle Smoky, Wind-Whipped Wildfire
Firefighters from Killeen and several surrounding departments that are part of Bell County's West Side Strike Team were battling a smoky wind-whipped wildfire that broke out Friday afternoon in a local neighborhood.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Killeen Police Phone Line Down, Alternative Number Provided
The Killeen Police Department is having telephone issues at this time. If you have an emergency continue to dial 911 this is not affected.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Austin American Statesman
Relish Austin: 13-year-old Salado pie baker steals my heart
Loriann Turk started her own pie business when she was 10, and now she's a 13-year-old entrepreneur in Salado who sells 17 kinds of pie, including a chocolate pecan pie, one of her bestsellers, the recipe for which is so secret that only she and her mom and one other relative know it.
DPS Heads Up Major I-35 Traffic Enforcement Operation
Department of Public Safety troopers along with officers from local law enforcement agencies from Bell County to Hill County were taking part Wednesday in intensive effort to catch traffic violators on Interstate 35. DPS Trooper D.L. Wilson said the operation, which started at 6 a.m. Wednesday and continues until midnight, primarily targets ... (more)
Killeen fugitive arrested in Florida
A Killeen fugitive who fled Central Texas to avoid more drug charges was arrested Tuesday by U.S. Marshals in Sanford, Florida.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Freezing Rain Leads to Auto-Fatality and Dozens of Accidents
An Austin girl is dead as a result of slick road conditions caused by the blast of winter weather Central Texas saw Friday morning.
Fort Hood soldier arrested in connection with 2013 game store robbery
A 21-year-old Fort Hood soldier has been arrested in connection with a video game store robbery that occurred back in August 2013.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Busy Winter for Towing Companies in Central Texas
Now that the freezing drizzle has passed through Central Texas, people are finally getting a chance to bounce back from the terrible road conditions.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Weather Conditions Deteriorating, Roadways Treacherous
A Wintery Weather Advisory is in effect for the following counties in Central Texas: McLennan, Bell, Coryell, Lampasas, Falls, Limestone, Freestone, Milam, Robertson, Milam, and Leon.