• September 29, 2016

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Train crashes into New Jersey station; injuries reported

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A commuter train from New York barreled into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, causing serious damage to both the train and station. Witnesses reported injuries, including one woman who was trapped under concrete and many people bleeding.

Police blotter for Sept. 29, 2016

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Wanted: Your input on city manager position

Which qualities do you want in your permanent city manager as the City Council seeks to fill the position?

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Former Ellison teacher accused of sex with student

BELTON — A former teacher at Ellison High School was indicted by a Bell County grand jury Wednesday on a charge of improper sexual relationship with a student.

Pot found at local elementary school

Harker Heights police officers responded to a report Monday at around 1 p.m. about possible drug activity Harker Heights Elementary School, according to a media release issued by the Killeen Independent School District.

Woman injured in Killeen drive-by shooting this morning

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred early this morning in north-central Killeen.

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Killeen company picked by college for renovations

Killeen construction company NNAC was chosen to complete a renovation project at Central Texas College.

Pot found at local elementary school

Harker Heights police officers responded to a report Monday at around 1 p.m. about possible drug activity Harker Heights Elementary School, according to a media release issued by the Killeen Independent School District.

Delay installing special education cameras questioned

Killeen Independent School District is behind schedule on placing requested cameras in special education classrooms, and some parents have become impatient.

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Train crashes into New Jersey station; injuries reported

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A commuter train from New York barreled into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, causing an unknown number of injuries. Witnesses reported seeing one woman trapped under concrete and many people bleeding.

Train crashes into New Jersey station; injuries reported

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A commuter train from New York barreled into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, causing serious damage to both the train and station. Witnesses reported injuries, including one woman who was trapped under concrete and many people bleeding.

The Latest: Passenger in crash says he saw woman pinned

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey (all times local):

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Tens of thousands of Belgians protest reforms, labor law

BRUSSELS (AP) — Tens of thousands of workers have rallied in the Belgian capital to protest against government reforms and labor laws, disrupting public transport and traffic.

CNN says Lewandowski no longer being paid by Trump campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN says that analyst Corey Lewandowski, the former Donald Trump campaign manager, is no longer being paid by the Trump campaign.

Watchdog report criticizes DEA's use of confidential sources

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the Drug Enforcement Administration does a poor job of overseeing payments to the confidential sources it uses.

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Scientists bid farewell to comet probe, eye more discoveries

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists are saying their final farewells to the Rosetta space probe ahead of its planned crash-landing on a comet.

Beijing's latest answer to pollution: the Smog Free Tower

BEIJING (AP) — In a city where smog routinely blankets the streets, a Dutch artist has offered an eccentric solution: a 7-meter (23-foot) metal structure that takes in smog and expels cleaner air.

UN says EU may ratify Paris Agreement soon

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Paris Agreement on Climate Change appears likely to enter into force with India announcing that it has ratified the agreement and the EU signaling it may ratify within the next few days, officials said.

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Massive Texas district isn't big enough for either candidate

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A West Texas congressional district sprawls 58,000-plus square miles and two time zones, from San Antonio to just outside El Paso. Yet neither the Republican who represents it nor the Democrat trying to reclaim the seat actually lives there.

Shooter wounds 9 in Houston before being killed

HOUSTON — An active shooter in Houston wounded nine people Monday morning before being shot and killed by police, authorities said.

Texas to stop refugee aid as Obama plans more resettlements

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will stop helping the U.S. government provide aid and services to refugees, state officials said Wednesday, severing ties at a time when President Barack Obama has announced intentions to dramatically increase the number of resettlements in 2017.

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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.

Killeen road closure extends into next week

Road work that started on Parmer Avenue in Killeen this week will continue until next week, officials said.

Copperas Cove traffic lights to get upgrades

COPPERAS COVE — The Texas Department of Transportation has begun a project to upgrade the traffic signals at the intersection of Farm-to-Market 116 at State Highway 9 in the city.

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High temperatures, sunny skies predicted throughout the week

Keep your sunscreen handy this week, because the sun will be out and the temperatures will be high, according to the National Weather Service.

Rain chance could increase through week

If you don’t have plans that involve the outdoors today and Monday, you might make some because rain is in the forecast for later in the week, according to the National Weather Service.

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Tens of thousands of Belgians protest reforms, labor law

BRUSSELS (AP) — Tens of thousands of workers have rallied in the Belgian capital to protest against government reforms and labor laws, disrupting public transport and traffic.

Introverted Londoners urged to chat on the Tube line

LONDON (AP) — Londoners traveling on the city's often overcrowded Underground subway system are not known to be particularly outgoing, but there's a campaign afoot to change that.

UN warns of 'disaster' once Iraqi troops take on IS in Mosul

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency's representative in Iraq is warning that a looming military operation against the Islamic State group in Mosul "has the potential to be one of the largest man-made disasters for many, many years."

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