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Here are the top crime stories for our coverage area as of this morning.

Slain Police Chief Laid To Rest

- Friends, family and members of the Central Texas law enforcement community attended the funeral for Little River Academy Police Chief Lee Dixon Thursday. Dixon was shot and killed in the line of duty June 19.

Two Men Accused Of Gang Murder To Appear In Court

- Two men facing capital murder charges in the gang-related shooting death of a 29-year-old Killeen man last year are scheduled to appear in Bell County Court early next month.

Soldier Who Sold Explosives Online Sentenced

- A Fort Hood soldier who stole explosives and tried to sell them on Craigslist was sentenced to 10 months in prison by a Federal judge.

You can read more stories, as well as our daily police blotter, at the Herald's online crime section

Contact Chris McGuinness at or (254) 501-7568. Follow him on Twitter at ChrismKDH.

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