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The Killeen Police Department assisted the Harker Heights Police Department with a vehicle pursuit on Interstate 14/U.S. Highway 190 on Wednesday at 12:50 a.m., according to Killeen police spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez.

NOLANVILLE — An early-morning accident Wednesday left one vehicle totaled but the passenger injury-free, according to police.

FORT HOOD — Hundreds of soldiers and their families got the chance to meet Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots on Wednesday at the Clear Creek Shopping Center.

BELTON — A man arraigned two weeks ago on a drug possession charge was indicted on a separate charge by a Bell County grand jury Wednesday.

A man who police say punched a loss prevention specialist in the face during a robbery at Home Depot was arraigned on Wednesday by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke.

The funeral service was pre-planned — from the order of events and who would speak to how long they would speak and when everyone would be required to stand.

Relatives are mourning the death of 4-year-old Kaitlyn Oliver on Friday night.

Killeen’s 2018 budget process faced its first major hiccup Tuesday after City Manager Ron Olson candidly revealed he had “lost confidence” in the city’s revenue projections at the City Council’s workshop session.

The Killeen City Council approved a sales tax compliance review to potentially recover misspent tax revenues at its regular meeting Tuesday.

After meeting in closed session twice Tuesday to discuss the audit into Killeen's city finances, council members announced a delay of at least two weeks in seeing results in seven key areas of an investigation into the city’s finances.

A wide spectrum of opinions have flooded the Herald’s Facebook page in relation to the Killeen Independent School District’s plans to open four new schools and expand its career center. KISD has tentative plans to spend nearly $300 million by 2021 as detailed in the district’s strategic faci…

It could be standing-room only at the funeral service for retired Gen. Robert M. Shoemaker, scheduled at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Killeen Civic & Conference Center.

Residents can expect to see sunny skies and warm temperatures Wednesday and through the week as high temperatures will be in the mid-90s.

The Killeen Fire Department was honored with national recognition from the American Heart Association.

A 21-year-old man was arraigned on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke on Monday.

COPPERAS COVE — One young local artist had the opportunity to see his patriotic drawing go from a concept on paper to a painted mural Monday with the help of a veterans nonprofit and the Five Hills Art Guild.

TEMPLE — A Killeen man who ran over a young girl and her father with a houseboat reversed in the water without being able to see behind him and didn’t hear people who yelled for him to stop, according to an arrest affidavit released Monday.

The Killeen City Council will have a marathon day today due to the July 4 holiday, with a workshop session at 1 p.m. to discuss impact fees, council priorities and the 2018 budget among other topics.

FORT HOOD — After 67 days of filming at Fort Hood’s training area, the National Geographic channel’s television series, “The Long Road Home,” will finish production today.

FORT HOOD — The change of command for First Army Division West on Monday became an international event, with the presence of Harjit Singh Sajjan, Canada’s minister of national defense and a member of the Canadian Parliament, and members of the Royal Netherlands’ 302nd Squadron.

BELTON — The Bell County Appraisal Review Board began hearing protests for 2017 property appraisals Monday — that is, when the protesters actually turned up.

BELTON — Thomas Jeremy Jones was sentenced to life in prison Monday for murdering his former girlfriend, Kirsten Nicole Farr, in the parking lot of the Killeen IHOP in 2014.

During the 2016-2017 school year, 10 Killeen Independent School District students completed the fire academy and two students passed the firefighters exam, qualifying them to become future firefighters.

The Central Texas-Fort Hood Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army will host a general membership meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Big Hoss BBQ, 9502 E. Trimmier Road in Killeen.

Flash floods that took 10 lives at Fort Hood in the past year were part of the land long before the Army moved here.

Thousands are expected to attend the funeral Wednesday of renowned local legend Robert Morin Shoemaker, a retired four-star general and one of the most recognizable figures in the Killeen-Fort Hood area.

The public won’t have any new information yet on the investigation into Killeen’s finances, but the Killeen City Council and city managers will be getting a glimpse.

Astronomically high property appraisals that caused an uproar among Harker Heights landowners along East Knights Way in May are being cut by as much as $500,000 in another targeted reassessment of market value by the Bell County Appraisal District.

COPPERAS COVE — Hundreds of people were treated to a free picnic indoors because of stormy skies outside at the Star Group-Veterans Helping Veterans’ ninth annual Independence Day Celebration at the Civic Center on Saturday.

A 4-year-old girl was killed and her father lost both his legs in a horrific boating incident Friday evening at Temple Lake Park.

“Jesus, he will fix it” rang out of the Killeen Community Center as the Gospel Travelers of Killeen led praise and worship Saturday as a part of the Juneteenth 2017 celebration.

Over the last six months, gas prices have dropped by just over 25 cents at the Harker Heights Sam's Club.

Residents will have the opportunity to say goodbye to one of the most recognizable figures in the Killeen-Fort Hood area during funeral services for retired Gen. Robert Morin Shoemaker this Wednesday.

Area water service providers are beginning to send out their 2016 water quality reports to customers — and the results look mostly clear.

The Killeen-Temple Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold a public hearing Tuesday to talk about changes to its transportation improvement program.

FORT HOOD — “This is a really big deal,” retired Lt. Gen. Michael Williamson said as he greeted the crowd at the promotion ceremony of Col. (promotable) John C. Ulrich. “But it’s hot.”

No arrest has been made after shots were fired near Maxdale Elementary School at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Killeen, police said Friday.

There is a chance of hazardous storm conditions this weekend, with the possibility of strong gusts and cloud-to-ground lightning, according to the National Weather Service.

Killeen City Councilman Steve Harris requested discussion of a 2013 agreement authorizing the creation of the Turnbo Ranch subdivision Wednesday, asking for an investigation of possible “secret collusion” in negotiations between city officials and Killeen developer Bruce Whitis’ WB Development.

Killeen kicked off the 28th annual Juneteenth celebration with the Miss Juneteenth Pageant Thursday at the Killeen Arts and Activity Center.

A woman who was shot and airlifted to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries was listed Thursday in fair condition, Killeen police said.

July 4 is around the corner, and AAA Texas forecasts more than 3.2 million people in the Lone Star State will travel this Independence Day weekend.

KILLEEN — A Bell County justice of the peace arraigned her own son at 7 a.m. Thursday after he was arrested for reportedly driving while intoxicated.

The $4 billion bond man is set for trial Dec. 4.

COPPERAS COVE — The public's help is sought to identify a man and woman police say used counterfeit money in February at the H-E-B gas station, 2990 E. Business Highway 190.

HARKER HEIGHTS — A person of interest is sought by police in an aggravated robbery they say happened April 27 at the Texaco station, 519 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd.

Robert Morin Shoemaker, a former four-star general and one of the most recognizable figures in the Killeen-Fort Hood area, has died. He was 93.

BELTON — The signs, they are a-changin’.

NEW ORLEANS — Tropical Storm Cindy formed Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico, hovering south of Louisiana as it churned tides and spun bands of heavy, potentially flooding rain onto the central and eastern Gulf Coast.

With the stroke of a pen, six organizations created a unique partnership Wednesday at Bernie Beck Hall at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

New vehicle sales in Bell County were up in May 2017 year-over-year, but the year-to-date numbers are still trailing, according to the latest monthly auto sales report.

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