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At Crossroads High School in Copperas Cove, drug awareness all too familiar

At Crossroads High School in Copperas Cove, drug awareness all too familiar

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COPPERAS COVE — Tabatha Hale said when she brought marijuana to school she believed she was around people she could trust, but someone told on her.

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Safety tips for Halloween weekend

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As costumed children hit the streets in pursuit of candy Friday evening, local public safety entities are offering a few tips worth keeping in…

Cove celebrates fire station groundbreaking

Cove celebrates fire station groundbreaking

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COPPERAS COVE — City officials and first responders gathered Wednesday morning to break ground on a long-awaited replacement fire station.

Sausage fundraiser benefits United Way

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Killeen’s Community Development department is holding its annual sausage wrap sale today to raise funds for the United Way of the Greater Fort…

Kool Smiles collecting candy for troops

Kool Smiles collecting candy for troops

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Kool Smiles Dentistry in Killeen is collecting Halloween candy to send to soldiers serving overseas as part of its Operation Troop Treats.

LULAC recognizes several benefactors at ceremony

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A local nonprofit organization honored the individuals, businesses and organizations that help it serve the community at a brief ceremony Tuesday.

Downtown Killeen building temporarily evacuated

Downtown Killeen building temporarily evacuated

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Firefighters were called to the MHMR building in downtown Killeen around 1 p.m. Wednesday after a report of a fire.

U.S. governors, Army go own way on Ebola quarantines

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NEWARK, N.J. — The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday recommended new restrictions for people at the highest risk fo…

Water rerouted, fish moved as Nolan Creek project begins

Water rerouted, fish moved as Nolan Creek project begins

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BELTON — The city of Belton began the recently approved Nolan Creek recreation and mitigation project, in earnest, on Monday morning.

Harker Heights chamber hands out awards

Harker Heights chamber hands out awards

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The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce honored two first responders during its annual awards banquet Monday at the Killeen Civic and Conferenc…

Exchange Club honors Killeen police officer, firefighter

Exchange Club honors Killeen police officer, firefighter

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The Killeen police and fire departments honored two of their own Monday, as they named their police officer and firefighter of the year.

Crime

Police: Couple left children alone in car

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A man and woman are facing felony charges after Killeen police said they left two young children alone in a car.

10-30-2014 Police blotter

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Killeen man arrested, accused of stealing electronic tablet

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A Killeen man is behind bars after police said he stole an electronic tablet from his victim’s pocket.

Authorities arrest man they say attacked Killeen officer

Authorities arrest man they say attacked Killeen officer

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Killeen police and Bell County sheriff’s deputies Tuesday arrested a Killeen man in connection with an assault on a police officer that took p…

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Man allegedly set home on fire to collect on insurance policy

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A man is facing a felony charge after being accused of setting fire to a Killeen home last month.

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10-27-2014 Police blotter

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Medical examiner rules woman’s fiery death in Killeen a suicide

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The death of a woman found in a Killeen motel room in July was ruled a suicide by a medical examiner.

10-26-2014 Police blotter

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Nation

Police: Deaths of Utah family of 5 not accidental

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SALT LAKE CTIY (AP) — Police say the deaths of five members of a Utah family whose bodies were found last month do not appear to be accidental…

Suspect in 7 Indiana slayings due in court again

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CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A 43-year-old former Marine who police in Indiana say has confessed to killing seven women is scheduled to appear in …

Police: Truck driver saw train before collision

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REYNOLDS, Ind. (AP) — A Chicago-bound Amtrak train collided with a semi-truck Tuesday morning in northwestern Indiana, injuring several people…

Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays

Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others — gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Chri…

Ex-gov, ex-con Edwin Edwards on the stump again

Ex-gov, ex-con Edwin Edwards on the stump again

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HAHNVILLE, La. (AP) — Off a narrow gravel road running between a handful of mostly abandoned lots near a Mississippi River levee, down past sp…

World

Amnesty: Libyan militias committing war crimes

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CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International says rival militias and armed groups in Libya are committing "mounting war crimes" with impunity.

US envoy: World must do more to fight Ebola

US envoy: World must do more to fight Ebola

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, returning from a visit to West Africa, which has been struggling with the world's w…

Bodies found in Mexico where 3 Texans missing

Bodies found in Mexico where 3 Texans missing

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MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Mexican officials say four bodies have been found east of the border city of Matamoros, near where three young Americ…

NATO chief sees spike in Russian flights on border

NATO chief sees spike in Russian flights on border

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — NATO's new chief says the alliance is increasing its readiness and air policing following a spike in Russian air force a…

Group says militants killed 600 Iraqi prisoners

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BAGHDAD (AP) — An international rights group says Islamic State militants carried out a mass killing of hundreds of Iraqi prison inmates when …

Odd News

Dog helps Alabama police arrest owner during chase

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PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Prattville police say a suspected meth manufacturer has been arrested with help from his pet dog.

Police: Teletubby break-in suspect faces charges

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A student accused of breaking into a friend's Pennsylvania home while wearing a yellow Teletubby costume and stealing le…

Ohio veteran found guilty, fined over pet ducks

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COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Army veteran who says his pet ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression has been con…

DNA from toilet leads police to burglary suspect

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say an Albuquerque man took a gamble on a $250,000 heist but lost after forgetting his straight flush.

Woman in zombie costume charged twice with DWI

Woman in zombie costume charged twice with DWI

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GATES, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a woman wearing a zombie costume and makeup was charged with drunken driving twice within three hours after atte…

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Belton leaders discuss thoroughfare plan at workshop

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BELTON — Members of the Belton City Council and Belton Planning and Zoning Commission held a joint workshop Tuesday to discuss the city’s prop…

Wreck snarls traffic on Fort Hood Street

Wreck snarls traffic on Fort Hood Street

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A wreck on South Fort Hood Street, near the intersection of Stephen Street, slowed southbound traffic to one lane Wednesday afternoon around 3:15 p.m.

Area drivers saving money as pump prices dip below $2.60 a gallon

Area drivers saving money as pump prices dip below $2.60 a gallon

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HARKER HEIGHTS — Some Texas drivers, including those in the Killeen area, are paying less than $3 per gallon at the pump on average.

Killeen’s big 6 road projects on the path to completion

Killeen’s big 6 road projects on the path to completion

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Four years ago, the Killeen City Council prioritized six road construction projects throughout the city. On Tuesday, the council entered into …

2 accidents near Highway 190 and Trimmier

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Police said two accidents are backing up traffic near the intersection of U.S. Highway 190 and Trimmier Road in Killeen.

Texas

Dallas DA’s office briefly lost Porsche it owns

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DALLAS — The use of forfeiture funds to recover and repair a temporarily lost Porsche owned by the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office is…

Remains of French ship being reassembled in Austin

Remains of French ship being reassembled in Austin

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AUSTIN — A frigate carrying French colonists to the New World that sank in a storm off the Texas coast more than 300 years ago is being reasse…

Texas names 2 units to treat future Ebola patients

Texas names 2 units to treat future Ebola patients

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DALLAS — Texas, which saw the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. and two more since then, has designated two containment facilities in …

2nd Texas nurse tests positive for Ebola virus

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DALLAS — The Ebola crisis in the U.S. took another alarming turn Wednesday with word that a second Dallas nurse caught the disease from a pati…

Appeals court reinstates Texas voter ID law

Appeals court reinstates Texas voter ID law

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AUSTIN — A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated Texas' tough voter ID law for the November election, which the U.S. Justice Department …

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Election learning Wild Art

Election learning Wild Art

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Former Killeen City Councilwoman Rosa Hereford joined students Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 at the Richard Milburn Academy downtown Killeen to answer any questions the students, who are 18 or older, may have during this election year.

Crossroads and red ribbon week

Crossroads and red ribbon week

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Wearing goggles to simulate someone under the influence of drinking .17 blood alcohol content, which is twice the legal limit, impairs the vision of the basketball goal that is centered but looks to be too the left. The basketball goal was a test students from Crossroads High School had to take Wednesday Oct. 29, 2014 showing what happens when they drink.

Crossroads and red ribbon week

Crossroads and red ribbon week

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Desi Torres of Copperas Cove High School, shows goggles that simulate the blood alcohol content of .17, which is twice the legal limit. Students from Crossroads High School learned the challenges of drinking Wednesday Oct. 29, 2014.

Crossroads and red ribbon week

Crossroads and red ribbon week

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Drake Harkins, 13, of Crossroads High School, wears a pair of goggles called "Fatal Vision" that simulates someone driving at night two times over the legal limit Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 at Crossroads High School.

Crossroads and red ribbon week

Crossroads and red ribbon week

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Ravonne McCray, right, Trauma Injury Prevention Outreach Coordinator for Baylor Scott and White, watches as Kelby Szivos, 12, drive a simulator wearing nighttime goggles and placing Szivos in the environment of being two times over the legal limit of drinking alcohol, at the Crossroads High School Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.

Crossroads and red ribbon week

Crossroads and red ribbon week

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Ely Purcell, 13, of Crossroads High School, wears a pair of goggles that simulates being two times over the legal limit of drinking alcohol. Purcell was instructed to through a bottle of water to Keith Reed, TeenSafe Program Coordinator from Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Wearing the goggles made Purcell throw the bottle far to the left.

Fire truck wildart

Fire truck wildart

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Firefighters were called to the MHMR building in downtown Killeen around 1 p.m. Wednesday after a report of a fire.

Fire station groundbreaking

Fire station groundbreaking

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City officials and local first responders were on hand for the ground breaking of fire station number 2 that will be located at 2401 Farm-to-Market 1113 in Copperas Cove, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.

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