One cannot say the IRS scam is back, as it never left. Scammers remain where the pickings continue to be good. Apparently there are those among us who are ripe to be plucked.
Police are looking for the person who robbed a dry cleaning business June 30, according to a Harker Heights Police Department news release.
If it’s true that excitement makes the heart beat faster, which increases circulation and makes one healthier, some Harker Heights, Killeen and Belton police officers and some Bell County deputies are more fit than usual after a May 24 incident, during which a Fort Hood soldier was found pas…
Thefts continue to be a bane on the law-abiding citizenry of Central Texas in general and Harker Heights in particular. It is wholly unnecessary to point out that nobody likes a thief-even another thief. No thief wants to be stolen from.
We hear it, see it and read it in communications media nearly every day. The perpetrators of crime are sentenced to lengthy incarcerations for their crimes and possibly fined large sums as restitution.
By way of definition, cyber crimes are criminal offenses committed via the Internet or otherwise assisted by various forms of computer technology including online social networks.
As one drives around Harker Heights these days, the blue and white Neighborhood Watch signs are no longer as prevalent as they once were. In fact, there are precious few, if any, left.
The illegal drug trade is alive and well in Central Texas. While this is an unfortunate situation, it’s a fact of life and one we live with every day.
Bullying continues to be a problem at all grade levels of the Killeen Independent School District, including the schools located in Harker Heights.
Following a trial that began Feb 1 in Bell County district court, Keevin Deshawn Byrd, 23, of Killeen was found guilty of manslaughter by a Bell County jury on Feb 3, and was sentenced to eight years in prison
Driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Texas is not a moving vehicle infraction; it is a crime under Texas penal Code 49.04, punishable by severe penalties.
The have been a number of heated debates in various states throughout the nation on the subject of decriminalization of marijuana at the user level. Indeed, some states have legalized it despite the federal ban.
In the United States, a property crime occurs every 3 seconds. Even in light of there being more than 321.4 million living souls in the United States as of last July, a property crime every 3 seconds is still an alarming number in this category of crime.
I love it when a plan comes together. What plan? The plan the police have for apprehending anyone who chooses to flee in an effort to evade arrest or detention.
A Harker Heights man was arrested Nov. 29 by Temple police on multiple outstanding arrest warrants and a new drug charge, according to Temple Police Department spokesman Christopher Wilcox.
The recent National Night Out and associated block parties gave residents an opportunity to meet and greet not only Heights police personnel, but neighbors as well. Hopefully these new ties will continue to grow and flourish.
A Nolanville woman was sentenced to 10 years of deferred adjudication probation in Judge John Gauntt’s 27th District Court for her participation in the July 2 burglary of a Nolanville residence.
A Harker Heights man was arrested by Heights police on a charge of burglary of a habitation after police caught him and another man leaving a home with a bag containing electronics.
A Mexican man was arraigned on a charge of indecency with a child by contact after he was arrested for accosting a young Harker Heights girl Aug 29.
After almost five years on the run from authorities after being convicted of sexually assaulting an 11-year old boy, a man formerly of Harker Heights finally received his just due on being sentenced to a lengthy prison term on Aug 19.
Readers of the Killeen Daily Herald and the Harker Heights Herald weekly publication might remember the April 21 incident, during which a man was accused of exposing himself to a teenage girl as he sat in his car.
Killeen police arrested a wanted fugitive July 29 following a traffic stop near the intersection of Harbour Avenue and 10th Street in Killeen.
Engaging in sexual activity with a minor, whether consensual or otherwise in not OK. Such an act is considered by Texas penal statutes as sexual assault.
Heights police continue to search for multiple suspects in the robberies of two Harker Heights convenience stores that occurred late Sunday night and early Monday morning.
The fact that residential burglaries are a concern to homeowners and law enforcement entities nationally goes without saying. Harker Heights is no exception.
Harker Heights police said a city resident narrowly escaped unharmed after a would-be burglar fired shots at the homeowner inside the home in the 100 block of Wren Drive.
An autopsy conducted by the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas, confirmed that the suspicious death of a Heights woman died from a gunshot wound to the chest.
Two Harker Heights residents were among nine Central Texas men arrested Monday, accused of targeting children for sexual crimes on the Internet.
It took some time for police to complete the investigation into the Feb. 21 accident that claimed the life of a pedestrian, but the investigation came to fruition on April 28 with the arrest of Keevin Dashawn Byrd, 22, of Killeen.