Long lines at polling locations Friday helped Bell County break past 102,000 ballots cast during this year’s early voting period.
Killeen police are investigating the Friday afternoon shooting of a man who was driving in south-central Killeen.
A shooting incident from Wednesday has one man charged with aggravated assault, but police have said they found no shell casings.
More than 46,000 member accounts from Open Carry Texas groups on Facebook — including Temple-based founder and president CJ Grisham — were disabled in the past several days, the gun rights organization said.
Area police reports indicated:
A Temple man who received six years deferred adjudication probation in August 2019 for an indecency with a child by exposure charge was back in the Bell County Jail Friday.
BRUCEVILLE-EDDY — A Temple man allegedly tried to kidnap two 11-year-old girls on Oct. 23 in Bruceville-Eddy while he pretended to be a police officer, authorities said.
Coryell County reported an increase of 15 cases Friday, according to the numbers on its website.
A free state COVID-19 testing site will be open through Nov. 6 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, according to a news release from the city.
A boil-water notice has been issued for properties located at 7306 to 7406 Spirit of the West Drive in Killeen.
A man entered a not-guilty plea this week after being indicted on a Killeen capital murder charge earlier this month.
Although the Bell County Public Health District identified 26 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, its active case count dropped to 501 — 29 fewer than Thursday. Deaths remained at 99.
A former Shoemaker High School swim coach was sentenced on Thursday to probation on a felony theft charge.
The Copperas Cove Walmart, 2720 E. Business Highway 190, has some new features after a remodel was recently completed.
Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful, in partnership with Miss Five Hills Jazmine Hendricks, will be hosting a community shred day event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 15.
A local parent and Army soldier has filed an amended grievance with the Killeen school district after receiving a letter of reprimand from her chain of command following speaking at a public forum during a school board meeting in June.
Trees on top of buses and cars. Roofs ripped off homes. The remnants of Hurricane Zeta were far from land over the Atlantic on Friday, but people across the South were still digging out from the powerful storm that killed six people.
The Bell County Adaptive Management Coalition does not believe a critical habitat designation for the Salado salamander is “prudent” at this time.
A requirement that Texans wear face masks when casting ballots during the pandemic lasted less than a day after a federal appeals court halted an order that would have compelled voters to don the coverings.
With only one day of early voting left in the election, early voting numbers in Bell County on Thursday passed the total number of ballots cast in both the 2008 and 2016 elections.
BELTON — East Street is going through a renaissance.
A woman is facing a criminal charge following a motor vehicle accident, in which a child was involved, on Tuesday in Killeen.
The Killeen Chapter of the NAACP will be helping local residents on Election Day, which is Tuesday, by providing rides to polling locations, monitoring the polls and taking calls from residents about potential incidents at polling places.
Coryell County is reporting 812 coronavirus cases as of Thursday, one more from the previous day.
FORT HOOD — Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team held a color-casing ceremony Thursday in front of division headquarters, symbolizing the brigade’s upcoming fall deployment to Europe in support of Atlantic Resolve.
The cold front that hit Central Texas earlier this week arrived just in time for Halloween. There are plenty of ways to celebrate the fun fall holiday, whether you’re looking for something spooky, family-friendly, or a way to satisfy that sweet tooth. Festivals, trunk-or-treats, Halloween pa…
Loud booms could be heard in Killeen as the 79th Ordnance Battalion, a Fort Hood unit, detonated some unexploded ordnance on Fort Hood Thursday morning.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court has suspended a judge's order requiring people in Texas to wear face masks inside polling stations.
The groundbreaking date for the National Mounted Warfare Museum is set.
The SWAT team for the Killeen Police Department was near the 1800 block of Crestridge Drive Thursday morning for a narcotics search warrant, according to Ofelia Miramontez, the spokeswoman for the police department.
A boil-water notice was issued by the city of Killeen Thursday morning.
Lampasas Independent School District recently took part in a pilot program from the state of Texas to allow students and teachers within school districts to get tested for COVID-19 and receive rapid results the same day of the test.
A fast-moving Zeta weakened to a tropical storm as it ripped through the South on Thursday morning, killing at least two, knocking out power to more than 2 million across the region and prompting a rare tropical storm warning for Atlanta.
Area police reports indicated:
Cinergy Cinemas in Copperas Cove is hosting three Halloween breakfast movies Saturday morning, giving area residents the opportunity to eat breakfast while watching a movie.
Following Tuesday’s meeting of the Killeen Independent School District board of trustees, the district can now look for bids on multiple properties the district owns that are now deemed excess.
Voters going to the polls in Bell County and throughout Texas will now be required to wear face masks after a federal judge’s ruling Wednesday.
A Killeen man pleaded guilty to a third-degree felony charge after police said the man shot out the rear window of a car with a woman inside earlier this year.
City, county, and school officials throughout central Texas agree that improved access to high-speed broadband internet is critical to education, economic growth and overall quality of life, and rural areas are particularly vulnerable to a lack of adequate service.
KILLEEN — While Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, was in Copperas Cove last Friday introducing a new broadband bill, which is intended to benefit local communities and school districts, his Democratic opponent Julie Oliver was joining her supporters in dropping off campaign literature in Killeen.
With expenditures ranging from $2,838.34 to zero, candidates for Killeen City Council have filed their last campaign finance reports prior to the Nov. 3 election.