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Space X Explosion

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Earlier today the SpaceX facility in McGregor, Texas conducted a test flight of a their Falcon9 rocket. The successor to the Grasshopper Rocket.During the flight, an anomaly was detected in the vehicle and the flight termination of the system automatically terminated the mission.Throughout the test and the termination, the vehicle remained in the designated flight area. There were no injuries and an FAA representative was present at all times.SpaceX tells us that today's test was particularly... More>>

Committee takes over for West ISD superintendent

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Just days before school starts, West ISD has organized its leadership, but it's not a permanent fix.  More>>

TEMPLE

Veterans Voice Concerns about VA Care

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Veterans expressed concerns about the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System at a town hall meeting on Thursday. More>>

Community focuses on future after fire in downtown Lott

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 A community in Falls County is recovering after fire destroyed a historic building there Wednesday night.  The call came in around 9:30 pm.  A dentist's office was on fire in downtown Lott.
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LOTT

Several Buildings in Downtown Lott Catch Fire

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UPDATE: Several buildings in downtown Lott caught on fire after 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday.  More>>

WACO

Family of Injured Child Want Police to Investigate Further into Crash

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Family members of a child severely injured after a crash on Monday want police to investigate further. Three-year-old Ah'Dyn Perales was in critical condition at Mclane Children's Hospital Scott White in Temple on Wednesday. This after a pickup truck hit him on Lottie Ave. after 5:30 p.m. on Monday."Just imagine a three-year-old baby laying there nor being able to do nothing,” said Perales' aunt Kamesha Mitchell.The Waco Police Department said no one is at fault, but the child's family want ... More>>

TEMPLE

Department of Veterans Affairs ask central Texas veterans for comments

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The Central Texas Veterans Affairs department is inviting local veterans and their families to a town hall meeting, in hopes of addressing veteran concerns. More>>

Effects of McLane stadium far outreach Baylor campus

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A day nearly five years in the making is nearing, but preparations to build McLane stadium doesn't just involve Baylor fans. More>>

WACO

Proposed Ordinance May Allow Grocery Stores to Sell Beer and Wine

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Waco may soon allow neighborhood grocery stores to sell beer and wine in certain zoning districts. More>>

COVINGTON

Man Arrested for Shooting at Helicopter, Setting Fire to Home

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DPS Troopers in a helicopter exchanged gunfire with a man on the ground in Hill County overnight. It started when a man allegedly set his neighbor's home on fire near the intersection of Highway 171 and FM 67. Hill County Sheriff's deputies and firefighters were called to the scene. A man in a wooded area started shooting at the deputies. A DPS tactical helicopter was dispatched, and located the man in the woods. Gunfire was exchanged between those officers and the man on the ground. No one i... More>>

MCGREGOR

City of McGregor Water Service to Be Restored Soon

City of McGregor Water Service to Be Restored Soon City of McGregor Water Service to Be Restored Soon
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Citizens of McGregor lost all water services overnight after a large water main break. It happened at the intersection of 10th and Monroe. A large amount of stored water was lost from the system as crews struggled to cap the leak overnight. The leak was fixed this morning and the water system should be back online by noon Tuesday. More>>

KILLEEN

Killeen May Consider Banning Housing Undocumented Immigrants

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The Killeen city council may consider a resolution to ban the housing of undocumented immigrants. More>>

BELTON

Council Takes Ice Bucket Challenge in Honor of Former Member with ALS

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The Belton City council and the mayor braved the cold on Monday for a good cause.   More>>

BELL COUNTY

Murder Victim's Family Asks Public Help to Solve Case

Updated: Aug 17, 2014 12:19 AM

The family of a murder victim is asking for your help to catch their loved one's killer. Bell County Sheriff's deputies said someone found 45-year-old Patricia Ramirez Aguillon dead on the side of FM 2601 on Thursday.
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Local fire chief still fighting TxDOT for safer roads

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A small town fire chief is taking on the Texas Department of Transportation over what he says are unsafe road conditions.The Mount Calm Fire Chief has been the driving force behind resolving those road construction problems in and around his town.TxDOT says they're working on some of those problems but the fire chief still isn't happy.The cars driving along this stretch of highway have rubber meeting the road in more ways than one.Part of westbound Highway 31 is so bumpy cars and big rigs bou... More>>

KILLEEN

Killeen citizen police academy bridges gap between police and public Video included

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When Jackie Doggett decided to sign up for the Killeen Police Department's citizen police academy program in 2008, she'll admit it was more out of curiosity than anything else.  More>>

Family asks for help after woman swipes AC from porch

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A thief trying to stay cool is in hot water after stealing an air conditioning unit from a family's front porch in North Waco. They shared their surveillance video with News Channel 25. More>>

CENTRAL TEXAS

Report released on Waco foster kids who drowned in Central Texas lake

Updated: Aug 18, 2014 06:04 PM

New details have been released surrounding the drowning deaths of two Waco foster kids in Lake Georgetown last month.
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WACO

Dwyer Group gets bought, employees to split $1 million

The Dwyer Group is being acquired by The Riverside Company, and employees are set to split $1 million as part of the sale. More>>

MCLENNAN COUNTY

Body of Mart man found in Tradinghouse Lake identified

Updated: Aug 17, 2014 05:25 PM

Texas Game Wardens found the body of a Mart man Sunday after he went missing while fishing Saturday night.  More>>

WACO

Two men safe after dramatic water rescue Video included

Updated: Aug 17, 2014 08:06 PM

Heavy rain and thunderstorms may have been the cause of a scary situation in Waco Sunday afternoon.
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KILLEEN

Officer and suspect injured during pursuit

Updated: Aug 17, 2014 05:27 PM

A Killeen police officer has been released from the hospital after being injured during the pursuit of a fleeing suspect. More>>

MILAM COUNTY

One Injured in Plane Crash

Updated: Aug 16, 2014 02:47 PM

According to Milam County officials, a small plane crash occurred near FM 485 and County Road 259 Saturday morning around 10. More>>

ROBINSON

House Fire Displaces Family

Updated: Aug 15, 2014 11:47 PM

A family is without a home Friday after a blaze tore through their roof. The fire started toward the back of a house located in the 700 block of Retoma Park Dr. after 5:30 p.m.
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AUSTIN

Rick Perry Indicted on Abuse of Power Charges

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Updated: Aug 15, 2014 09:13 PM

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's state attorney predicts Perry will be cleared of two felony charges handed up late Friday by a Travis County grand jury. More>>

WACO

Bar and fraternity want lawsuit regarding teen girl's death dismissed

Updated: Aug 15, 2014 08:17 PM

More than four years after the death of a Navarro college student at a Baylor fraternity party, attorneys were in court still battling over whom, if anyone should be held responsible. More>>

Police, protesters clash again in Ferguson Video included

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Police and about 200 protesters clashed again in Ferguson, Missouri late Friday after another tense day in the St. Louis suburb that included authorities identifying the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager... More>>

BELL COUNTY

Man found asleep at wheel arrested for stealing the vehicle

Updated: Aug 15, 2014 04:03 PM

Police have arrested a 25-year-old Bruceville-Eddy man who was found asleep at the wheel of a vehicle that was reported stolen earlier in the week. More>>

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  • Space X Explosion

    Space X Explosion

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:20:32 GMT
    Earlier today the SpaceX facility in McGregor, Texas conducted a test flight of a their Falcon9 rocket. The successor to the Grasshopper Rocket.During the flight, an anomaly was detected in the vehicle and the flight termination of the system automatically terminated the mission.Throughout the test and the termination, the vehicle remained in the designated flight area. There were no injuries and an FAA representative was present at all times.SpaceX tells us that today's test was particularly...More >>
    Earlier today the SpaceX facility in McGregor, Texas conducted a test flight of a their Falcon9 rocket. The successor to the Grasshopper Rocket.During the flight, an anomaly was detected in the vehicle and the flight termination of the system automatically terminated the mission.Throughout the test and the termination, the vehicle remained in the designated flight area. There were no injuries and an FAA representative was present at all times.SpaceX tells us that today's test was particularly...More >>
  • Committee takes over for West ISD superintendent

    Committee takes over for West ISD superintendent

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:13:41 GMT
    Just days before school starts, West ISD has organized its leadership, but it's not a permanent fix. More >>
    Just days before school starts, West ISD has organized its leadership, but it's not a permanent fix. More >>
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    Veterans Voice Concerns about VA Care

    Veterans Voice Concerns about VA Care

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:41:27 GMT
    Veterans expressed concerns about the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System at a town hall meeting on Thursday.More >>
    Veterans expressed concerns about the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System at a town hall meeting on Thursday.More >>
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  • Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'

    Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:25:01 GMT
    Interpol said Friday it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies and an alleged desire to...More >>
    Interpol said it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies and an alleged desire to father hundreds more.More >>
  • Costa Rica to investigate US anti-Cuba program

    Costa Rica to investigate US anti-Cuba program

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:54:58 GMT
    Costa Rica's director of intelligence and security says his government will investigate undercover U.S. programs based in the Central American country that were designed to destabilize the government in Cuba.More >>
    The Costa Rican government will investigate undercover U.S. programs operated from the Central American country and using its citizens in a ploy to destabilize the government in Cuba, the director of intelligence and...More >>
  • West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

    West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:55:56 GMT
    Ukraine's armed forces say they have caused heavy casualties among pro-Russian separatist forces, although their overall advance quelling the rebel resistance remains haphazard and faltering.More >>
    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct...More >>
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