More than 200 prospective nursing and current Central Texas College students attended CTC’s annual spring nursing/EMT job fair Wednesday at the CTC Nursing Center.
COPPERAS COVE — In addition to the closing Friday of the driver’s license office on Priest Drive in Killeen, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles building in Copperas Cove also will close in preparation for a new DMV opening in west Killeen on Monday.
The man police said was shot while he attempted to break into a Killeen house was arraigned on a charge of burglary of a home with intent to commit theft on Tuesday.
Two men are wanted in the armed robbery of the Subway restaurant at 1200 Lowes Boulevard on Sunday morning according to Killeen police spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez. The robbery reportedly took place in the early-morning hours shortly before 2:45 a.m.
The man who was struck by several vehicles while apparently attempting to cross U.S. Highway 190 in Killeen late Saturday night has been identified as 44-year-old fugitive Darrel Glen Kees, police said.
The Killeen school board and the Harker Heights City Council met Monday for a joint workshop to discuss enrollment and projected growth in the Harker Heights area.
A Killeen man was arrested Sunday and charged with the unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon for the second time, according to an affidavit for his arrest.
The Killeen City Council received its first-quarter fiscal year 2017 financial report Tuesday, and there were some positive signs in the first three months.
The Killeen City Council received its fiscal year 2016 routine audit results Tuesday, indicating materially-accurate financial statements and a “clean” opinion by audit firm Weaver, just as council members welcomed the first step of a separate financial investigation.
A woman was robbed by two men in the 3800 block of Stan Schlueter Loop early Tuesday morning, according to Killeen police spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez.
AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton ruled Thursday that the Texas Rangers can withhold a report into the Aug. 30 deputy-involved shooting of an unarmed Navy veteran in Harker Heights from public disclosure.
Thanks to a gag order issued by Judge John Gauntt, new developments in the Marvin Guy capital murder case have seldom been released, but the case made national news Sunday when The New York Times included it in a series about forced entry of homes by police across the country.
The Killeen City Council will consider a budget amendment to fund the coming forensic audit of the city’s finances during its workshop today.
H&B Packing Company, Inc. in Waco is recalling about 73,742 pounds of boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Monday.
Several hundred attended Sunday’s Indie Killeen event, a pop-up market and food truck market held for residents of Killeen. The theme was St. Patrick’s Day.
COPPERAS COVE — The City Council will discuss adopting new park hours for all municipal parks within the city during a regular meeting Tuesday evening at the Economic Development Corporation building.
Helping veterans understand their benefits, and how to use them, was the message from retired Army Col. Matt Elledge, senior deputy director of veterans programs for the Veterans Land Board, to the Central Texas Military Officers of America Association.
The looming investigation of city finances, public safety and public works expenditures, and several rezoning requests are among nearly 30 items to be addressed at the Killeen City Council workshop Tuesday.
Close to 400 participants of all ages lined up behind Metroplex Hospital on Sunday morning as they eagerly awaited the signal to start the 31st annual Silver Classic.
Sometimes the din of traffic, jumble of subdivisions and overwhelming military presence obscure Killeen’s pioneer history, when horses, wagons and errant livestock once roiled the streets.
COPPERAS COVE — An anonymous message was spray painted onto the wall of a car wash located on Casa Street threatening a school shooting today.
Some state legislators are hoping to reduce the amount by which local governments can increase property taxes in a given year, and many local officials are speaking out against the proposed legislation.
Killeen Independent School District will hold a joint workshop meeting with the Harker Heights City Council at 3 p.m. Monday in the board room of the KISD administration building at 200 N. W.S. Young Drive.
The Killeen City Council yeas and nays on an outside investigation of city finances came as no surprise to those who have followed the audit’s troubled birth.
A climactic, eleventh-hour offensive by two Killeen City Council members to stop an independent investigation of city finances fell short of derailing the plan but fueled concerns about past financial decisions.
If the Killeen City Council sticks to the agenda during Tuesday’s workshop meeting, the red-light camera contract will not be discussed. That could signify the end of the contract with Redflex, and the removal of the cameras from five intersections throughout the city unless action is taken …
COPPERAS COVE — The city of Copperas Cove and Fathom will host a town hall meeting Monday at the civic center to inform citizens on Fathom updates.
Killeen Independent School District Superintendent John Craft said a change to the current high school lunch policy is needed for the upcoming school year.
COPPERAS COVE — About 76 people teed off for a good cause while honoring the city’s late police chief during the 2017 Chief Tim Molnes Scholarship Golf Tournament on Saturday at the Hills of Cove Golf Course.
Just two years ago, when Kites for Kids was in its third year, the was a solid turnout of 200 people in attendance. Last year, that number grew to about 800.
Officials are more than two-thirds of the way toward reaching the $36.9 million goal needed to build a new, state-of-the-art museum near Fort Hood’s main gate.
The man who police say shot an intruder at his West Mary Jane Drive home on Tuesday took on four burglary suspects, according to an affidavit for arrest.
J.C. Penney announced the locations of 138 stores it plans to close over the next few months, though the Killeen store is not one of them. The J.C. Penney store in Temple is also not on the list of stores to close.
FORT HOOD — As guards quickly attempted to deploy a security barrier, a driver fleeing from police in a GMC Suburban zipped through Fort Hood’s Mayborn Gate on Thursday, officials said.
A man was airlifted to Baylor Scott and White Hospital in critical condition after he was hit by a vehicle on Stan Schlueter Loop early Friday morning.