• January 18, 2017


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Morning car chase ends with 2 arrests

A car chase ended in a crash and two arrests Tuesday morning in Killeen, police said.

Two die in head-on crash near Salado

TEMPLE — Two people died early Tuesday after a two-vehicle, head-on collision on Farm-to-Market 2484 near Salado, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Gasoline prices spike statewide after the holidays

The statewide average gas price is $2.16 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.

1-vehicle crash takes out traffic signal, stalls traffic in Heights

HARKER HEIGHTS — Traffic came to a near-standstill after a one-vehicle crash took out a traffic signal at the corner of Wampum Drive and Knights Way at 11 a.m. Saturday.

TxDOT to temporarily close U.S. 190 lanes Wednesday

The Texas Department of Transportation will temporarily close lanes within the U.S. Highway 190 project area Wednesday, weather permitting.

Wreck near Cove stalls traffic on 190

A vehicle accident along U.S. Highway 190 near the eastern city limits of Copperas Cove is stalling traffic in the westbound lanes of 190 between Copperas Cove and Fort Hood.

3-year project: TxDOT to widen 1.5-mile section of FM 2410

A 1.5-mile portion of Farm-to-Market 2410 between Killeen and Harker Heights will soon be expanded from two to four lanes, officials announced Monday.

Texas gasoline prices rise slightly in time for holiday travel

The average gas price in Texas is up 3 cents a gallon, just in time for your holiday travels.

Killeen announces temporary road closure

Beginning Tuesday, Hall Avenue, between North 10th Street and North 24th Street in Killeen, will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for one week.

Killeen streets closed for water line installation

Construction workers have begun installing water lines Monday at the intersection of Hall Avenue and North 16th Street in Killeen.

Portion of Parmer Avenue closed through Monday

Parmer Avenue, between North 20th Street and North 24th Street, will be closed today through Monday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Police investigating Monday crash

Killeen police officers are investigating a Monday afternoon crash in western Killeen involving a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler that trapped the pickup’s driver in his vehicle.

Lane closing scheduled for Lowes Boulevard in Killeen

Westbound Lowes Boulevard, east of Trimmier Road in Killeen, will be reduced to one lane Monday through Wednesday at the intersection.

U.S. Highway 190 lane closings planned Monday

The Texas Department of Transportation will temporarily close lanes within the U.S. Highway 190 project area from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, weather permitting.

Belton wreck: Two die in head-on collision

BELTON — A head-on collision between two vehicles Thursday afternoon resulted in the deaths of two people, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Dave Roberts said.

Lane closings set for U.S. 190 this week in Killeen

Eastbound and westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 190 will experience inside main lane closings in the Killeen area this week to complete construction of the concrete median barrier.

Killeen’s 16th Street closed on weekdays

North 16th Street between East Rancier Avenue and East Avenue E in Killeen will be closed Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December.

Killeen announces partial road closure

The eastbound lanes of East Rancier Avenue between North 10th Street and North 18th Street in Killeen will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

20-year-old woman dies in Killeen motorcycle crash

A 20-year-old woman died after the Indian motorcycle she was riding crashed with another vehicle on Killeen's Stagecoach Road Monday evening, police said.

TxDOT opens Interstate 35 exits in Temple, Salado

The Texas Department of Transportation opened new exit ramps in Temple and Salado on Friday that officials said will make it easier to navigate Interstate 35.

Motorcyclist killed in Belton

BELTON — An accident near the intersection of U.S. Highway 190 and Interstate 35 between an 18-wheeler, a motorcyclist and a white Toyota van at about 9:01 a.m. claimed the life of the motorcyclist, Belton Deputy Chief Larry Berg confirmed.

Motorcycle hit by SUV on Stan Schlueter Loop

An accident involving a motorcycle and an SUV was seen near Stan Schlueter Loop near Hitchrock Drive just before 1 p.m. Thursday in Killeen.

Sewer, drain work to limit Illinois Avenue traffic

Killeen’s Illinois Avenue, from South W.S. Young Drive east to the Manor Middle School entrance, will be reduced to one lane in either direction for two weeks beginning today.

Section of Rancier Avenue in Killeen to close next week

Eastbound lanes of Rancier Avenue, between 10th Street and 18th Street in Killeen, will be closed weekdays, beginning Monday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for about two weeks.

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Traffic closings for Lowes, Walmart boulevards

The intersection of Lowes Boulevard and Walmart Boulevard in Killeen will experience rolling traffic closings from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.

Killeen crews to start road maintenance today

City crews are set to begin preventive maintenance on several Killeen streets beginning at 8 a.m. today.

Wedel Cemetery Road closed from flooding; no flooding reported in Killeen

Wedel Cemetery Road, just south of Heidenheimer Road in East Bell County, is closed due to high water and road damage from flooding, according to Lt. Donnie Adams, a sheriff’s department spokesman.