• July 26, 2016

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Vigil held for slain Texas sheriff's deputy; governor offers $15,000 award in death case

ROUND ROCK (AP) — Dozens of people have prayed and held hands to mourn a Texas sheriff's deputy who was fatally shot while at his Austin-area home.

7-26-2016 Police blotter

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KPD conducts prostitution sting, nabs 16 suspects

Killeen police arrested more than a dozen people Friday in an apparent prostitution sting using the website BackPage.com.

Shooting reported Sunday night in Copperas Cove, victim stable in hospital

COPPERAS COVE — A gunshot victim was discovered by a police officer in the 400 block of W. Washington Avenue about 8:25 p.m. Sunday.

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7-24-2016 Police blotter

Killeen

Remember: No guns at CTC this year

As the Aug. 1 implementation date for Senate Bill 11 — the “Campus Carry” law — draws near, Central Texas College is in an unusual position among schools across the state.

Women say they were raped in Killeen by same man

Aimee Nesse and Cherese Jordan may have never known each other had they not been brought together by a life-altering experience: both say they were raped in Killeen by the same man.

Killeen councilwoman to host town hall meeting Thursday

Killeen City Councilwoman Shirley Fleming wants to hear from concerned residents.

7-23-2016 Police blotter

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Cops support Special Olympics of Texas at annual Tip a Cop event

Patrons dining at Texas Roadhouse in Killeen on Thursday night may have been surprised when dinner came served with a side of law enforcement.

Police investigate early Friday shooting

A Killeen shooting was reported early Friday morning when a man was shot in the arm. It’s the second shooting in as many days and follows a pair of homicides on Sunday.

Heights police investigating death of woman

HARKER HEIGHTS - Police continue the investigate the death of a young woman early last week.

7-22-2016 Police blotter

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Killeen police say they caught burglary, assault suspect

Killeen police jailed a man Wednesday accused of assaulting a woman after breaking into her home.

KPD looking to arrest man involved in deadly shooting

Killeen police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who they say fled the scene of Sunday’s shooting that left two men dead.

Police: Shooting victim won't cooperate

Killeen police are investigating an overnight shooting in North Killeen of a man who is not forthcoming with information.

7-21-2016 Police blotter

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Night at club leads to jail time for Killeen suspect

A Killeen man accused of assaulting a police officer in June after a large fight inside the Wild Country nightclub in Harker Heights was indicted Wednesday by a Bell County grand jury.

Burglary at recycling center leads to arrest of suspect

Police in Killeen said they arrested a man after he was accused of stealing several tools from a local recycling center.

Local police departments increasing safety measures for officers

Police departments across the country, including Central Texas, have started to take steps to increase officer safety after multiple shootings have targeted officers in recent weeks.

Man arrested in Killeen accused of setting N.J. fire that killed 3

The wheels of justice are turning for the families of three New Jersey residents killed in a house fire in 2004 after the man accused of the murders was arrested in Killeen on Tuesday.

Different accounts arise from Sunday's deadly Killeen shooting

The police account of Sunday’s deadly shooting in North Killeen differs from the story on the street, according to a family member of one of the dead men.

Mickey’s store on Trimmier robbed for 2nd time in 2 weeks on a Wednesday morning

For the second time in two weeks, the Mickey’s convenience store at 2000 Trimmier Road was robbed early on a Wednesday morning.