• July 22, 2016

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

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

Killeen business holds free ‘Pokemon Go’ safety event

“Pokemon Go” is one of the biggest news stories in the world, even trumping politics.

Unclaimed remains of U.S. Army Veteran to be buried Monday

An Army World War II veteran whose remains were unclaimed by relatives will be buried at noon Monday at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

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

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

Police investigate early Friday shooting

Killeen police continue to investigate the shooting of a man early this morning.

Heights police investigating death of woman

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

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CTC Child Development Center receives grant from Killeen Area Alliance of Black Educators

The Central Texas College Child Development Center recently received a grant from an area nonprofit to supplement reading and literacy programs for preschool children.

Baton Rouge shooter attended Central Texas College near San Diego

A man accused of getting into a deadly shootout with police officers in Baton Rouge went to a Central Texas College satellite location in Southern California, officials confirmed Monday.

Board to talk contract raise, student conduct code

COPPERAS COVE — The 2016-17 student code of conduct and the upcoming academic year contract with the Education Service Center Region XII will be considered at the Cove Independent School District board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the administration building board room, 703 W. Avenue D. 

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The Latest: Utah teen dies after lightning strikes jet ski

MANILA, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a lightning strike that killed one person in Utah: (all times local):

Judge inclined to deny Trump's request to dismiss lawsuit

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge said Friday that he is inclined to deny a request by Donald Trump's lawyers to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses the Republican presidential nominee of defrauding customers at the now-defunct Trump University.

At slain officer's funeral, calls for respect and unity

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — When protests erupted here over a black man's killing during a struggle with two white police officers, Baton Rouge police officer Matthew Gerald made a promise to an old friend who urged him to be careful.

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Judge inclined to deny Trump's request to dismiss lawsuit

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge said Friday that he is inclined to deny a request by Donald Trump's lawyers to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses the Republican presidential nominee of defrauding customers at the now-defunct Trump University.

The Latest: Judge inclined to deny Trump request

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The latest developments on Donald Trump's lawyers seeking to dismiss one of three lawsuits involving Trump University alleging the Republican presidential contender defrauded customers at the now defunct business (all times local):

Obama vetoes bill to cap ex-presidents' expense accounts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would cap the taxpayer-funded expense accounts of former presidents.

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'Merciless' heat, humidity sticks to nearly all of US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the United States is leaving few places to hide from the relentless mugginess of high humidity. Not the north. Not the cool of night.

Zika investigations eating up funds, Florida officials say

MIAMI (AP) — Florida mosquito control officials worry they won't be able to keep up their efforts to contain the bugs that carry Zika without federal funding, even as concern mounts that the first infection from a mosquito bite on the U.S. mainland is near.

Mosquito control officials: Even Zika suspicions are costly

MIAMI (AP) — Florida mosquito control officials worry they won't be able to keep up their efforts to contain the bugs that carry Zika without federal funding, even as concern mounts that the first infection from a mosquito bite on the U.S. mainland is near.

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Rulings may make voter ID laws presidential race nonfactors

AUSTIN — Federal courts have reined in strict voter ID laws in Texas and Wisconsin, while a legal battle continues to rage over North Carolina’s rules mandating showing identification at the polls — even after lawmakers there took pre-emptive steps to soften them. 

Texas voter identification law violates voting rights act, court rules

Texas’ voter identification law violates the U.S. law prohibiting racial discrimination in elections, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.  

Texas governor announces Police Protection Act

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott announced on Monday an effort to strengthen penalties for crimes committed against law enforcement officers – the Police Protection Act.

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Portions of WS Young to close for construction

The Texas Department of Transportation will temporarily close the northbound and southbound lanes of WS Young Drive at U.S. Highway 190 in Killeen, while removing curbs and widening the intersection to facilitate turn lanes this week.

Area gas prices could go lower

Gas prices in the Killeen-Fort Hood area remain some of the lowest in the country.

US 190 closures to continue in Killeen next week

Lane closures on U.S. Highway 190 in Killeen will be ongoing next week, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

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Today may be first 100-degree day of the year in Killeen

Area temperatures may break the 100 degree threshold today, according to the National Weather Service.

NWS: Sweltering temps to continue

The Killeen residents who frequent the roads and streets for their runs, walks or bike rides after work might want to take an extra water bottle as the National Weather Service in Fort Worth is using a few choice words for the Central Texas weather this coming week.

Killeen's 1st 100-degree summer day is not here yet, but temperatures on the rise

People working outdoors will need to be cautious during the sunny hot days ahead even though it hasn't quite hit 100 degrees in Killeen this summer, according to the National Weather Service.

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8 dead in Munich mall shooting; police hunt up to 3 suspects

MUNICH (AP) — Police hunted for an unknown number of gunmen who opened fire in a crowded shopping mall and at a nearby McDonald's Friday, killing eight people and wounding at least 10 others in a rampage they described as suspected terrorism. Authorities urged residents to remain inside and put the Bavarian capital on lockdown.

The Latest: Munich video shows gunman firing, people fleeing

BERLIN (AP) — The latest developments on a deadly shooting attack Friday in Munich (all times local):

Boris Johnson calls for UN help destroying Libya chemicals

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In his first address to the United Nations as Britain's foreign secretary, Boris Johnson praised a Security Council resolution calling on countries to help Libya dispose of its last remaining chemical weapons stocks by shipping them out of the country.

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