• February 24, 2017

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2-24-17 Police blotter

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Affidavits in two low bond cases detail violent allegations

Arrest affidavits for two men whose bonds by Bell County Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown were set low after being accused of violent crimes were not available to the Temple Daily Telegram or others for about 10 days.

'Where’s your drive? Where's your hustle?'

Leonard Moore, a prominent history professor from the University of Texas, spoke of the importance of making an impact during an African-American lecture at CTC’s Anderson Center on Thursday evening.

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Affidavits in two low bond cases detail violent allegations

Arrest affidavits for two men whose bonds by Bell County Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown were set low after being accused of violent crimes were not available to the Temple Daily Telegram or others for about 10 days.

Orders signed in Marvin Guy capital murder case

BELTON — A man accused of killing a Killeen police detective still has no trial date set three years after gunfire erupted on Circle M Drive in Killeen, but the case inched forward Thursday.

Motorist without license found with 4 grams of cocaine

A man accused of driving without a valid license was arraigned on a possession of a controlled substance charge by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke, according to the affidavit for arrest.

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'Where’s your drive? Where's your hustle?'

Leonard Moore, a prominent history professor from the University of Texas, spoke of the importance of making an impact during an African-American lecture at CTC’s Anderson Center on Thursday evening.

Killeen school board receives budget schedule

While Killeen Independent School District’s budget season is typically year-round, the board’s role in upcoming budget talks began publicly this week.

Post, education officials discuss issues at summit

FORT HOOD — Military officials met with Central Texas education officials from nine area school districts and local higher education institutions at the 2017 Fort Hood Education Summit on Thursday.

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

3 people critically injured in Oklahoma gas well explosion

WAGONER, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say four people were injured when a private natural gas well exploded in eastern Oklahoma.

The Latest: Kansas bar vows to help after deadly shooting

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Kansas bar that some witnesses said was racially motivated (all times local):

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Official: Trump adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House official said.

Democratic senators criticize Trump on Chinese trademarks

SHANGHAI (AP) — Accepting a valuable trademark from the Chinese government without asking Congress first is unconstitutional, a group of 13 prominent Democratic senators said in a letter to President Donald Trump Thursday, warning that they intend to hold him accountable to his oath to uphold the U.S. Constitution.

Trump can expect receptive crowd at conservative gathering

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six years ago, as the "money, money, money, money" chorus of his reality TV show's theme song blasted, Donald Trump stepped out before the nation's largest gathering of conservative activists for the first time. The crowd was less than adoring, occasionally laughing at and booing the longtime former Democrat.

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AP Explains: What chemical weapons does N. Korea possess

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea may have found a new use for its large stockpile of chemical and biological weapons, which are meant to attack South Korean and U.S. troops in case of another war.

Vote expected on hotly contested New Jersey pipeline project

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators are set to vote on whether a natural gas pipeline should run through the state's federally protected Pinelands region, which includes more than a million acres of farms, forests and wetlands.

Study: Global warming is shrinking river vital to 40M people

DENVER (AP) — Global warming is already shrinking the Colorado River, the most important waterway in the American Southwest, and it could reduce the flow by more than a third by the end of the century, two scientists say.

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Son killed protecting mom at Subway shop where both worked

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say an 18-year-old sandwich shop employee was fatally shot as he tried to protect his mother during an attempted robbery at the store.

Retail gasoline prices in Texas drop by average of 2 cents

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas have dropped by 2 cents while the national average price remains unchanged.

Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood

AUSTIN — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can’t cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation’s largest abortion provider.

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Southbound Trimmier lane to close for 6 months

Traffic on Trimmier Road near U.S. Highway 190 is flowing smoothly for the first time in months — but the break from gnarled traffic won’t last long.

Part of Valley Road closing through March

Beginning Tuesday, Valley Road at the intersection of Garth Drive will be closed through March, Killeen officials said Thursday.

Woman in hospital after morning accident

A 36-year-old woman was taken to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Temple with nonlife-threatening injuries after losing control of her car Wednesday at the intersection of Stan Schlueter Loop and U.S. Highway 190 in Killeen.

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Killeen area gets over an inch of moisture

Overnight Sunday into Monday morning, the Killeen area received more than an inch of rainfall from thunderstorms hitting the area Sunday evening.

Rainstorms expected to end by Tuesday morning

Overnight Sunday into Monday morning, Killeen-area residents received more than an inch of rainfall as thunderstorms hit the area Sunday evening.

Thunderstorms from Sunday night may continue today, NWS says

Thunderstorms are expected to accompany morning motorists today, as Sunday night’s 100 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms carries over into today.

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South Africa anti-immigrant protests erupt in capital

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Police fired stun grenades, rubber bullets and water cannon Friday as the latest wave of anti-immigrant protests broke out in South Africa's capital, while President Jacob Zuma condemned anti-foreigner violence and appealed for calm.

The Latest: Iraqi air force strikes IS targets inside Syria

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the Iraqi forces' battle to take the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State militants (all times local):

Tunisia overwhelmed, divided over returning extremists

KELIBIA, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's unhappy distinction as one of the world's primary jihadi exporters is coming home to haunt the country, where young men trained by the Islamic State group have killed tourists, soldiers and even an unfortunate shepherd.

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