Killeen will welcome The Gun Range, a new indoor gun range set to open this spring.
Over 300 attendees are expected to attend the National Association for Advancement of Colored People’s 80th Texas State Conference held in Killeen Oct. 12-14.
The special session of the Texas Legislature ended one day early Tuesday night, and local legislators said they covered a lot of ground.
In the end, the controversial bathroom bill went quietly.
WOLFFORTH, Texas — As many as 63 million people – nearly a fifth of the country – from rural central California to the boroughs of New York City, were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once during the past decade, according to a News21 investigation of 680,000 water quality and m…
The Texas Legislature closed out the special session Tuesday night amid a stalemate on property tax reform, leaving unfinished Gov. Greg Abbott's top priority.
In the two weeks since the start of the state Legislature’s special session, none of the education bills prioritized by Gov. Greg Abbott has been killed during discussions in Austin.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection will begin constructing the first segment of President Trump’s border wall in November through a national wildlife refuge, using money it’s already received from Congress.
WALLER — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he backs President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military.
HOUSTON — Federal authorities say they’ve arrested a Houston woman who collected ransoms from people who believed their children were kidnapped and that the money had to be paid to get them released.
HOUSTON — The mother of a 14-year-old Houston boy who was fatally shot earlier this week during his birthday party has been arrested and charged with aggravated robbery in an unrelated case.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, nearly two years into his fight against state securities fraud charges, is continuing to get plenty of help from his friends to cover his soaring legal bills.
AUSTIN — Texas’ attorney general disclosed Wednesday that a Washington-based conservative group is helping pay his legal defense on criminal securities fraud charges but would not say who is behind the political organization, which has virtually no public profile.
AUSTIN (AP) — Police have given the all clear and allowed travelers to return to the baggage claim area of the airport in Austin after it was evacuated when a suspicious package was found.
Over the last six months, gas prices have dropped by just over 25 cents at the Harker Heights Sam's Club.
Zach Barth, aide to U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, said on morning TV shows Thursday that he was doing fine after being shot in the leg by a gunman who targeted Republican congressmen the day before.
At a news conference in Washington, D.C., Wednesday afternoon, Congressman Roger Williams, who represents parts of Killeen and Fort Hood, spoke defiantly of what happened during the Republican baseball team’s practice earlier that morning. His voice wavered and he held back tears as he spoke.
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott has visited a gun range to sign a law reducing Texas’ fees for licenses to carry handguns to the lowest in the nation.
Texas legislators from both chambers passed bills on Tuesday aimed at helping mothers before and after they give birth.
Legislation that would make attacking police officers and judges a hate crime cleared the Texas Senate on Tuesday. Now the measure heads to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk.
As State Rep. Hugh Shine discussed Senate Bill 2 in a phone call with the Herald, he had to stop to register his vote for an unrelated bill being debated. He was on the Texas House of Representatives floor Thursday, and his colleagues were in the middle of a debate about funding for Child Pr…
Educators on Thursday turned up to a Senate committee hearing on a bill that would change how the state assesses schools and districts with a message for legislators.
Beware of government officials promising property tax benefits. Be sure to check their math. Ask about the effective dates.
The Texas Senate gave initial approval Wednesday to legislation that would eliminate straight-ticket voting in all elections.
The Senate Education Committee Thursday passed the House’s major school finance reform bill, after adding a controversial provision subsidizing private school tuition for special needs students — a move unlikely to go over well in the House.
The Texas Senate on Thursday gave its blessing to a bill that would eliminate the state’s vehicle safety inspection requirement for most vehicles.
The Texas House Higher Education Committee on Wednesday opted to send forward a bill that would only make minor tweaks to a program that offers free tuition to veterans or one of their kids. The watered-down version of the proposal moves away from efforts to make wholesale changes to the sta…
Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect a vote in the Texas House in favor of House Bill 1776 on Wednesday.
Editor's note: This article has been updated to include the vote on House Bill 515
The Texas Senate on Wednesday passed legislation requiring three-point seat belts be installed on newly purchased school buses across the state.
EL PASO — A transgender woman arrested by federal agents in a courthouse as she obtained a protective order against an abusive boyfriend was sentenced to time served on her immigration charge.
AUSTIN — Texas Insurance Commissioner David Mattax has died of cancer.
Four weeks ago Euronet Worldwide, Inc. placed a $1 billion bid for MoneyGram, a money transfer service based in Texas and commonly used by Fort Hood soldiers and other military personnel to send and receive money while deployed overseas.
Texas cities, counties, transit systems and special-purpose taxing districts will receive $620 million in sales tax allocations in April, according to a news release from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.
Barbara Chandler says she would love it if her daughter Lisa could say, “Mama, I’m hungry.”
Community college has long been a popular place to start working toward a bachelor’s degree. Soon, it may become a place to finish one, too.
As most Texans know, the state Legislature meets during every odd calendar year for 140 days. Arguably one of the most hot-button issues so far this session? Special education.
A bill that would crowdfund money from Texans to deal with a state backlog of thousands of untested rape kits tentatively passed the Texas House Wednesday on a voice vote.
It's not a crime for people in Texas to have sex with animals. When law enforcement comes across animal sexual abuse cases, they often only prosecute offenders for animal cruelty or public lewdness, according to various officials.
HOUSTON — Authorities said two people are dead and four others wounded following a shooting outside an apartment complex in Houston.
After having the nation's largest annual gain in residents for eight years, Harris County in 2016 was unseated by Arizona’s Maricopa County and lost thousands of residents to other parts of the country, new census figures show.
(SHREVEPORT, LA) - The day the sun disappeared has arrived. Monday, millions of people turned to the heavens to witness a total solar eclipse, a once in a lifetime event for many. Though the ArkLaTex didn't reach eclipse totality, it was still a very impressive site with thousands of people peering skyward.
(SHREVEPORT, LA) - The day the sun disappears is here. Today's the day that millions have been waiting for as much of the United States is witnessing a total solar eclipse.
(Hallsville, TX) -- A 5K run has been set up in support for the families of the three boys who died a boating accident earlier this month.
(TYLER, TX) - Since the riot in Charlottesville, confederate monuments have been under scrutiny. City leaders around the nation called to remove anything of the confederacy. The debate has reached Tyler in renaming Robert E. Lee high school.
(AUSTIN, TX) - Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 11 (SB 11) to strengthen patient protections related to Do-Not Resuscitate Orders.
First responders have found the pilot of this morning's single engine plane crash, conscious and alert, and are currently transporting him. He suffered a severe laceration to his head, but is walking on his own, emergency officials reported.