HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. surpassed a jarring milestone Wednesday in the coronavirus pandemic: 100,000 deaths.
Temple resident Kenneth Harlan was shocked when he received his proposed property appraisal.
Workforce Solutions of Central Texas will host a virtual job fair on Tuesday, June 2, as employers seek to fill more than 950 jobs in the area.
Unforeseen circumstances can throw finances for a loop, but economic experts agree calculated sacrifices and planning ahead can lessen the blow.
When their family of eight was denied a table at the Cracker Barrel in Harker Heights Thursday because they exceeded the recommended numbers for restaurant seating, Joseph and Elise Whitt said they believe precautions in the name of preventing the spread of COVID-19 had gone too far.
Editor’s Note: The Herald will be visiting local restaurants to see if they are complying with recommended safety measures from the state amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Killeen-area consumers, businesses and others are applauding, with caution, the governor’s efforts to reopen the Texas economy.
Dozens of local residents walked around the Santa Fe Plaza parking lot in downtown Killeen, as Tuesday marked the opening of the Downtown Killeen Farmers Market.
After his business was forced to close for two months, Killeen tattoo parlor owner Josh Snyder said he is thrilled to get back to serving clients.
Texans have been spending much more time at home in 2020, as they aim to keep themselves and others safe. This increased time at home has presented many with the opportunity to bring pets home and help their furry friends acclimate to their new surroundings.
The skill of adapting to complete the mission — honed by one local business owner while in the Army — is the key that he believes will keep his barbecue establishment alive through the challenges of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Newly hired Killeen Aviation Director Mike Wilson has a huge task at hand — how to overcome a financial loss due to the pandemic.
Some of the highlights from the past week include the extension of a disaster declaration in Copperas Cove, loosening of restrictions on Fort Hood and more drive-thru coronavirus testing sites available.
Temple’s In the Mood Ballroom will not have its final dance after concerns regarding its ability to open during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Salvation Army Family Store in Killeen is in the final days of operation at its current location, 1306 E. Rancier Ave.
The Dillard’s location in the Killeen Mall opened this week, with options for both in store and curbside pickup services.
Local residents can save money on purchases of some water and energy efficient products from May 23 through May 25, according to a news release from Texas Comptroller Glen Hegar.
Bell County residents should begin receiving their proposed property appraisals this week.
The Gold’s Gym locations in Killeen and Copperas Cove will be reopening on Monday for the first time in weeks in accordance with Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to reopen Texas amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a news release from Gold’s on Thursday.
All of the Buffalo Wild Wings locations in Texas will be reopening their dining rooms on May 20, according to a news release from Jennifer Roe, the field marketing adviser for the restaurant chain.
A new seafood restaurant in Killeen will open to the public Sunday in a take-out format.
Some local health care providers including physicians, dental offices and optometrists are starting to resume appointments and see more patients for in-person visits.
Owners of a Killeen tattoo parlor opened for business Friday, in spite of the latest mandate by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott restricting their operations during the current phase of the COVID-19 recovery.
Although travel restrictions have relaxed since Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s April 27 mandate, Killeen-area hotels may take additional time to return to expected occupancy levels.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed into law with the intent of helping those financially impacted by COVID-19.
Spring cleaning was in order for several local restaurants who were able to open their doors for the first time May 1, following a mandate from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott relaxing restrictions on open dining rooms.
COPPERAS COVE — Cinergy Cinemas in Copperas Cove is one of the first movie theaters in the area to open its doors following the lifting of state-mandated coronavirus restrictions on large gatherings.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. surpassed a jarring milestone Wednesday in the coronavirus pandemic: 100,000 deaths.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a day for the history books on Capitol Hill: For the first time, House lawmakers were voting by proxy, an unprecedented move to avoid the risk of travel to Washington during the pandemic.
Boeing is cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs through layoffs and buyouts as the coronavirus pandemic seizes the travel industry. And the aircraft maker says more cuts are coming.
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld and Walt Disney World will reopen in Orlando, Florida, in June and July after months of inactivity because of the coronavirus pandemic, under plans approved Wednesday by a city task force.
The winner, and still champion, is CBS.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit was called off with less than 17 minutes to go in the countdown Wednesday because of thunderclouds and the risk of lightning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering on Wednesday after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets. He turned to his Twitter account – where else…
West Bloomfield, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday demanded an investigation to determine what caused two dams in central Michigan to fail, leading to devastating floods in several communities and forcing about 11,000 people to evacuate their homes.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An investigation of Gabrielle Union’s complaints of racism on the set of “America’s Got Talent” concluded that her allegations were unfounded, according to NBC and the show’s producers.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Twitter has taken the unprecedented step of adding fact-check warnings to two of President Donald Trump’s tweets that falsely called mail-in ballots “substantially fraudulent” and predicted a “Rigged Election.” On Wednesday, the president threatened to impose new regul…
The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Wednesday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus.
DENVER (AP) — Nearly two dozen states and several cities on Wednesday filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s rollback of Obama-era mileage standards, saying science backed up the old regulations developed with the help of the nation's car makers.
HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. officials cited the owners of a Southeast Texas chemical plant where November blasts and fires injured three workers and caused widespread damage to the surrounding community.
Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, a number that’s surprisingly low considering the effort going into the global race for a vaccine.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian judge ruled Wednesday the U.S. extradition case against a senior Huawei executive can proceed to the next stage, a decision that is expected to further harm relations between China and Canada.
NEW YORK (AP) — Long Island became the latest region of New York to begin easing some restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Gov. Andrew Cuomo lobbied the president for help with transportation projects. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said efforts to fight the v…
GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Brian Morris faced a difficult scenario when the coronavirus pandemic started leading to shutdowns across the nation.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — An effort to block Pacific Gas and Electric's path out of bankruptcy kicked off Wednesday's trial on the plan in bankruptcy court as critics of the utility questioned whether the overwhelming vote in favor of the plan by wildfire victims was tainted by conflicts of in…
Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Wednesday, extending the market's gains into a third day on hopes for a coming economic revival as larger swaths of the country relax stay-at-home mandates imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic and clear the way for more businesses to reopen.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Businesses across the country surveyed by the Federal Reserve don’t appear to share the Trump administration's optimism about a rapid economic recovery starting this summer.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit that accused Twitter, Facebook and other tech giants of conspiring to stifle the political views of a far-right activist and a conservative nonprofit.
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery fell $1.54 to settle at $32.81 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for July delivery dropped $1.43 to $34.74 a barrel.
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Public pools will look very different this summer if they open at all with the coronavirus threat still looming, as staffers will be tasked with maintaining social distancing and spotting COVID-19 symptoms in addition to their primary duties.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg lashed out at authorities in the Danish capital on Wednesday because Copenhagen has for the last six years pumped large amounts of wastewater into the strait separating Sweden and Denmark.
Las Vegas casinos plan to welcome tourists again on June 4. South Korea on Wednesday announced a spike in new infections and considered reimposing social distancing restrictions, revealing the setbacks ahead for others on the road to reopening.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering on Wednesday after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets. He turned to his Twitter account – where else? -- to tweet his threats.
With a loud whir and a whoosh, a fixed-wing drone slingshots out of a medical warehouse, zips through hazy skies at 80 mph, pops open a belly hatch and drops a box of medical supplies. Slowed by a little parachute, the box drifts downward and lands with a plop, less than 8 minutes after launch.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tangled the facts when he asserted Tuesday at a White House Rose Garden event that “Obamacare” raised prescription drug costs for older people — the opposite is true.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances approved a revised fiscal plan on Wednesday that temporarily suspends all budget cuts and anticipates the island’s projected surplus could plunge by 65% as it warned the government is unable to pay curr…
Is a pandemic the perfect time to launch a new and relatively expensive streaming service? AT&T sure hopes so.
GENEVA (AP) — Bashar Ali Naim used to work in a perfume and accessories store in Baghdad, earning $480 per week on average. About three months ago, the coronavirus outbreak swept into Iraq, and the 28-year-old father of two has been out of work ever since.
PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of parliament endorsed Wednesday a contact-tracing app designed to contain the spread of the coronavirus amid sharp debate over privacy concerns.
Here are the highest paid male and female CEOs in the S&P 500 index for 2019, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.
The typical pay package for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies topped $12.3 million last year, and the gap between the boss and their workforces widened further, according to AP’s annual survey of executive compensation.
Subaru has redesigned its popular Outback for the 2020 model year. It’s roomier and better equipped with the latest safety and technology features. But Subaru isn’t the only automaker catering to shoppers looking for a five-passenger midsize SUV. Hyundai took a similar approach when it redes…
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union proposed a 750 billion-euro ($825 billion) recovery fund to help countries weather a painful recession triggered by the coronavirus and sought Wednesday to bridge divisions over the conditions that should be attached for access to the money.
LONDON (AP) — After two months of lockdown and more than 37,000 coronavirus deaths, Britain on Wednesday finally rolled out a countrywide “test and trace” program -- an enormous undertaking meant to help isolate the virus and return the country to some sense of normality.
Lisa Su of Advanced Micro Devices is the first woman ever to top The Associated Press’ annual survey of CEO compensation: Her 2019 pay package was valued at $58.5 million following a strong performance for the company's stock during her five years as CEO.
LONDON (AP) — The U.K.'s chief negotiator with the European Union said Wednesday it's looking increasingly unlikely the two sides will agree — as hoped — on the terms of access to each other’s waters by the end of next month.
LONDON (AP) — Former New York subway boss Andy Byford has been named London’s new transit commissioner, overseeing Transport for London’s vast network of Tubes, trams, trains and buses.