The Temple Police Department put their customer service skills to the test during its Tip A Cop event on Thursday night at Texas Roadhouse, 624 N. General Bruce Dr. — an annual happening that benefits Special Olympics of Texas’ athletes.
COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove residents may be looking at a city property tax rate of 76.0068 cents per $100 valuation for the upcoming fiscal year after the Copperas Cove City Council unanimously proposed that rate Thursday evening.
A Bell County grand jury indicted a man on a felony charge earlier this week after police said he sexually assaulted a girl at the Applebee’s in Killeen.
Active cases of COVID-19 rose to more than 900 in Bell County Thursday as infection and hospitalization rates continue to increase all over the state and country.
Police cars spilled out into the street behind a cul-de-sac after a high-speed chase led officers throughout Killeen Thursday.
A Temple man faces a state jail felony charge for allegedly repeatedly ramming his vehicle into another.
A project that aims to build a large, modern apartment complex in north Killeen is still on track, and could break ground later this year, officials said at a meeting this week.
After a lengthy review process that began in February, the Killeen Community Development Advisory Committee presented its use recommendations for the Community Development Block Grant and Home Investment Partnerships funding on Tuesday.
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Authorities in Edwards County said they a Fort Hood soldier into custody for allegedly smuggling illegal immigrants into the country.
BELTON — A comic book-style flyer announces simply, “We’re back.”
HARKER HEIGHTS — The first African-American officer in the history of the Harker Heights Police Department was honored Wednesday morning during a street naming dedication ceremony sponsored by the City of Harker Heights and the HHPD.
BELTON — After a two-day trial, a jury of seven women and five men deliberated for less than an hour on Wednesday before finding a 20-year-old woman guilty of robbing a man at the Killeen Mall last year.
Killeen resident Jonathan Hildner has announced his intent to run for the 31st District seat for the U.S. House in a bid to unseat longtime incumbent John Carter, R-Round Rock.
The Texas Water Resources Institute is targeting landowners across Bell County for help in restoring proper water quality to Big Elm Creek.
Bell County continued to see a steady rise in hospitalizations related to COVID-19 Wednesday as cases continued to spike.
During a status hearing on Wednesday in the county’s oldest unresolved capital murder case, a Bell County judge indicated that he would like to keep the gag order that he put in place in 2015.
As COVID-19 cases rise statewide, state and local educators are urging Gov. Greg Abbott to reverse his controversial mask mandate ban in the name of local control.
AR Kares 4 All, a local nonprofit organization is hosting its monthly food giveaway Saturday in north Killeen.
Responding to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, two health care companies — including Baylor Scott & White Health — announced that they will now require vaccinations for its employees.
With the snip of a ribbon from some oversize scissors, officials from Killeen and Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 finally marked the official opening of a new multi-million-dollar water treatment plant Wednesday morning.
BELTON — More closures are planned tonight for a freeway milling operation that shut down lanes on Interstates 35 and 14.
City staff in Kempner have discovered that all emails from a city-funded email used by a former mayor have been deleted, Mayor John Wilkerson said in a news release Tuesday evening.
Volunteers are needed for a Temple food distribution planned in August.
The Bell County Coalition of Black Democrats is holding its first membership meeting in Killeen since 2020 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Golden Corral, 1420 E. West Central Texas Expressway.
The Killeen City Attorney’s office has released a staff photo of former officer Miguel Velasco-Herrera, who charged with sexually assaulting a girl.
A former Fort Hood Army captain is going on the record to criticize the way the investigations into the death of Spc. Vanessa Guillen were conducted.
Local police officers will be at the Killeen Texas Roadhouse from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday to raise money to benefit the Special Olympics.
The Killeen City Council held the first of two official budget hearings as part of its regular meeting Tuesday, completing the hearing in a record 5.4 seconds.
COPPERAS COVE — The Copperas Cove City Council met Tuesday to discuss the property tax rate for the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.
The Killeen Independent School District board of trustees approved the 2021-2022 student code of conduct handbook Tuesday to include an updated definition of harassment, and disciplinary situations which could lead to a mandatory disciplinary alternative education program placements.
Trauma Service Area L — which includes Bell County — continued to see the highest percentages of COVID-19 hospitalizations in Texas for the sixth straight day Tuesday, prompting the county health district to raise the local threat level.
Isabella Carruth is finally able to return home with her service dog by her side.
The Killeen City Council moved forward Tuesday with an interlocal contract with an Austin-based law firm, to provide redistricting services.
The alleged prostitution ring at a Harker Heights massage parlor had ties to other illegal operations across the state and New York, according to a state investigator who testified at a bond hearing this week in a Bell County court.