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Two people were shot Sunday night in Salado, the Bell County Sheriff's Department announced today.

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A Killeen man accused of indecency with a child was charged with sexual assault last week after six more victims identified themselves to Bell County authorities since his September arrest, according to a news release.

A man who was arrested by Killeen police in January 2017 pleaded guilty to a first-degree felony sex assault charge on Monday, an official said on Thursday.

A Killeen man pleaded guilty and was sentenced on the second-degree felony charge of indecency with a child by sexual conduct, an official said on Thursday.

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A Killeen woman was charged with animal cruelty Thursday after allegedly beating a six- to eight-week-old puppy to death with a metal-handled broom Oct. 6, according to an arrest affidavit.

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An anonymous tip to a national hotline led to the arrest and prosecution of Christopher and Sarah Rashelle Almaguer, of Killeen, who pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal child exploitation charges, according to criminal complaints in the case.