• December 8, 2016

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Annual Feast of Sharing set for Tuesday

H-E-B stores across the state are making preparations to feed their local communities during the annual Feast of Sharing event.

Trimmier won't be done until August 2017, spokeswoman says

If you find yourself on Trimmier Road about noon on a weekday, expect to sit in traffic before you get any lunch.

Killeen Police Department celebrates new academy graduates

It’s a tough time to be a police officer, so it’s important to know that even the little things may have a lasting impact on the public.

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Man indicted on meth possession charges

A Killeen man was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday on methamphetamine charges.

2 Killeen men charged in Cove bank robbery

Two Killeen men, Jerrious Jackson, 22, and Reiquon Gaines, 20, were arrested and charged with a Nov. 15 Copperas Cove bank robbery.

4 arraigned on charges involving Star Mart burglary

Four people accused of smashing into a Killeen Star Mart and then leading police on a chase early Sunday were arraigned Tuesday.

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Parents reflect on KISD special education classroom monitors

The cameras were rolling last week in some special education classrooms at Killeen schools.

Senior with chops for jazz reaches state level

HARKER HEIGHTS — In the creative, improvisational world of jazz performance, Harker Heights High School has one of the best trumpeters in the state.

Math, science in focus during Saegert SMART Kids presentations

Smart kids had a chance to get even smarter on SMART Kids Day at Saegert Elementary School.

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Michigan recount over; Pennsylvania sets hearing

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge's ruling that effectively halted Michigan's presidential recount after three days assures Republican Donald Trump's narrow victory in the state.

Signs to mark eastern and western ends of longest US road

BOSTON (AP) — Signs marking the eastern and western ends of the longest continuous road in the U.S. are being unveiled on both coasts.

Shoplifting suspect stabs officer at South Carolina Walmart

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A deputy police chief says a female officer has been stabbed inside a Walmart store in Columbia, South Carolina, while responding to a shoplifting call.

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Michigan recount over; Pennsylvania sets hearing

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge's ruling that effectively halted Michigan's presidential recount after three days assures Republican Donald Trump's narrow victory in the state.

Recount ends in Michigan after 3 days; ongoing in Wisconsin

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's recount of presidential votes is over after a judge lifted an order that forced a statewide review of millions of ballots.

Trump chooses hardliners but talks softer on immigration

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump embraced new Cabinet officers Wednesday whose backgrounds suggest he's primed to put tough actions behind his campaign rhetoric on immigration and the environment, even as he seemed to soften his yearlong stance on immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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Aid groups descend on Indonesia quake zone; deaths reach 102

MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Humanitarian organizations descended on Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday as the government in Jakarta promised tons of emergency aid and officials raced to assess the full extent of damage from an earthquake that killed more than 100 people.

Rescuers comb Indonesia earthquake rubble for second day

MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Rescue workers, soldiers and police combed through the rubble of a devastated town in Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday, resuming a search for earthquake survivors that was halted at night by rain and blackouts.

The Latest: Wedding party among Indonesia quake victims

MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on a magnitude 6.5 earthquake in Indonesia's Aceh province (all times local):

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Appeals court throws out conviction of Waco man on death row

HOUSTON — Texas’ highest criminal court threw out the conviction of a Waco man sent to death row for the 2011 ambush slayings of two men, saying Wednesday that a proper search warrant wasn’t used to obtain text messages that tied him to the killings.

While people and drugs come north, guns pour south into Mexico

The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration. In this part of the project we look at how our insatiable demand for illegal drugs and cheap labor make the border less secure. Sign up to get story alerts.

Funeral directors anxious over Texas fetal remains rules

With Texas set to implement rules requiring the burial or cremation of fetal remains, it's not just health care providers who are anxious about the recently adopted requirements. 

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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.

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Watch for ice on Killeen roads Thursday

Thursday is expected to be cold with a 30 percent chance of rain, and some area roads could be icy, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.

Area temperatures to drop to the 20s by midweek

Killeen area residents should pull out their winter coats and hot chocolate this week, as the first signs of winter are approaching.

Winter is here

Make no mistake about it, winter weather is upon the residents of the Killeen area.

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Aid groups descend on Indonesia quake zone; deaths reach 102

MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Humanitarian organizations descended on Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday as the government in Jakarta promised tons of emergency aid and officials raced to assess the full extent of damage from an earthquake that killed more than 100 people.

S. Korea's parliament sets up presidential impeachment vote

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's opposition-controlled parliament introduced an impeachment motion Thursday on President Park Geun-hye, setting up a likely vote Friday on whether to suspend her powers over a huge political scandal.

Pakistan opens probe into deadly plane crash that killed 47

ABBOTABAD, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani aviation spokesman says authorities have opened a probe into the plane crash in the country's northwest the previous day that killed all 47 passengers and crew.

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