LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Glee” star Naya Rivera ’s 4-year-old son told investigators that his mother, whose body was found in a Southern California lake Monday, boosted him back on to the deck of their rented boat before he looked back and saw her disappearing under the water, authorities said.
Tuesday is your final chance to vote in the runoff election.
The news of the Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy’s approval last week for a new museum outside of Fort Hood is causing positive reactions this week from local leaders, including Killeen Mayor Jose Segarra.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday it is dropping the “Redskins” name and Indian head logo, bowing to recent pressure from sponsors and decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans.
Bell County reported 160 new cases of the coronavirus Monday, which pushes the total case count in the county to 2,137. The total fatalities from the virus in the county is still 14 people.
Bell County gained an additional 160 COVID-19 cases since Friday, local health officials said Monday.
Representative John Carter, R-Round Rock, said he secured over $29 million in federal funds for Fort Hood in the fiscal year 2021 Military Construction and Veteran Affairs Appropriations bill.
Coryell County is reporting 191 total cases of the coronavirus as of Monday, an increase of 27 from the county's last report on Friday.
The city of Killeen announced four road or lane closures in news releases on Monday.
Saturday's fatality crash victim, a motorcyclist, was identified by police as 34-year-old Johnaton James Amaro of Austin, Temple Police Department spokesman Chris Christoff said Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kelly Preston, who played dramatic and comic foil to actors ranging from Tom Cruise in “Jerry Maguire” to Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Twins,” died Sunday, husband John Travolta said. She was 57.
A bond was set at $175,000 for Jacob Allen Smith, 27, of Belton in his intoxication manslaughter case. Smith was allegedly involved in a crash that killed James Sexton, 42, also of Belton.
The Texas Department of Transportation will be activating a new traffic light at the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 3481, Stillhouse Lake Road, and Cedar Knob Road on Tuesday.
The National Weather Service has issued another heat advisory through 8 p.m. today as the high temperature is expected to be around 105 degrees.
Coronavirus case numbers from the Texas Department of State Health Services were released around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, and they did not show any new cases for Bell or Lampasas counties, compared to Saturday’s report.
Being on the road always had its challenges, but COVID-19 added new problems to the daily life of many truck drivers.
“Stories From the 254,” a planned episodic series about Killeen, may be filmed and released next year, according to local, independent filmmaker Ashleigh Rudser.
As pallbearers carried Uncle Ike’s casket off to the cemetery 70 years ago, they packed his hair-clippers and his fiddle. He would need both in the Great Beyond, they insisted.
Temple ISD Superintendent Bobby Ott is bringing a $546,000 budget amendment to the school board for approval Monday.
Temple College will use a $50,000 COVID-19 grant to help train workers in essential businesses, the school announced.
A public defender will have three months to prepare for a jury trial in a Killeen aggravated robbery case from two years ago.
With the increasing trend toward regulations and official mandates requiring individuals to wear facemasks in public and when unable to socially distance, local retail stores — and dry cleaners have been making them available for purchase.
Area police reports indicated:
A race for the Texas House of Representatives will effectively be decided Tuesday evening.
The Democratic nomination for a chance to run for a U.S. Senate seat is down to a runoff election between two candidates, state Sen. Royce West of Dallas and former Air Force helicopter pilot MJ Hegar of Round Rock.
The Killeen City Council is considering a tax-rate decrease even though proposed budgeted expenditures are increasing.
Two Central Texas lawyers are vying for the 426th district court seat in the Tuesday Republican runoff election.
The winner of the runoff won’t face a Democratic challenger in the November general election. The judgeship handles many criminal cases in Bell County.
A family physician and a computer engineer will face off in the Tuesday Democratic runoff for the 31st Congressional District.
“Kind, generous and smart” summed up the life of Sean Lee Eggleston, 32, said Staci Masson, executive director of Feed My Sheep, at a Saturday afternoon memorial service in front of the ministry at South Third Street and West Avenue G
An off-and-on homeless resident of Temple for seven years, Eggleston died about 3:45 a.m. last Sunday in a hit-and-run accident. He was riding his bicycle near Birdcreek Drive and Southwest HK Dodgen Loop when witnesses said he was struck by a white SUV.
The response was good for the Friday and Saturday yard sale at American Legion Post No. 55.
“I’d call this a success,” said Roger Armstrong, post finance officer and adjutant. “When we first thought about this, and especially the first few weeks of donations, it was looking slim. The community has really stepped up to help us.”
The Bell County Commissioners Court is slated to hold a discussion at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton about the Confederate soldier statue located on the northwest corner of the Bell County Courthouse grounds.
The city of Belton received a big gift on May 2, 1892: The Ex-Confederate Association of Bell County gave the county seat 6 acres of land near Nolan Creek.
Coronavirus case numbers from the Texas Department of State Health Services were released around 3:30 p.m. Saturday, which show Bell County with more than 2,000 confirmed virus cases.