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Florence substitute teacher investigation in hands of district attorney

Florence Police Chief Adam Marsh has completed his investigation into two substitute teachers who allegedly forced students to crawl… Read more

Police investigate 'unfounded dire situation' at Gatesville High School

Police have beefed up patrols at Gatesville High School after a "vague message" was shared Monday throughout the student body, accor… Read more

3 Republicans, 1 Democrat seek District 54 seat

Three Republicans and a Democrat filed for the Texas House District 54 primary election by the filing deadline Monday, according to … Read more

Rabbit Fest future uncertain, but not expected to stop

The Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest — one of the largest tourism draws for Cove each year — is facing an uncertain future beyond the 2018 event. Read more

Bond recommendation on tonight’s KISD board agenda

A $426 million bond proposal will go before the Killeen Independent School District board of trustees tonight. Read more

Grants at forefront of Killeen council’s meeting today

The Killeen City Council will consider three state and private grant opportunities at its workshop session today. Read more

TEA releases 2016-2017 campus report cards

The Texas Education Agency released its 2016-2017 school report cards Thursday, providing the public with a concentrated place to ch… Read more


New Stories / Updates

Steelers on top in the latest AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK (AP) — The "Killer B's" have the Pittsburgh Steelers on top. Read more

US stock indexes close mostly up; New highs for S&P 500, Dow

Big-name companies notched gains on Wall Street Tuesday, delivering more records for two of the major stock indexes. Read more

The Latest: Senate confirms Trump judicial pick Grasz

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation battle over one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees. (all times local): Read more

Franken back at Senate job despite soon-to-gone status

WASHINGTON (AP) — Al Franken is the Senate's dead man walking. He's still doing his day job despite his soon-to-be-gone status. Read more

Officer honored for adopting baby from opioid addicted mom

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A routine call about an Albuquerque convenience store theft turned into a life-transforming moment for an o… Read more