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Petetan Sentencing Bogs Down With Medical, Legal Lingo Debate

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(KCEN) - More witnesses and more delays, as the Carnell Petetan, Jr., murder trial in McLennan County draws closer to a sentence. Petetan faces the death penalty after being convicted Monday of shooting and killing his estranged wife in 2012. More>>

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Reports of Multiple Vehicle Accident on 190 in Killeen

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There are reports of a multiple vehicle accident near the Clear Creek Road exit on 190 in Killeen. More>>

Almost 80 Percent of 5th and 8th Graders Pass on First Attempt at STAAR

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 Almost 80 percent of 5th and 8th graders successfully passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) mathematics test on their first attempt in April, according to numbers released today by the Texas Education Agency. More>>

Two Arrested After $35,000 Worth Of Drugs Found

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Two people are in jail after officers seized over $35,000 worth of drugs. More>>

Boots Needed to Honor Fallen Heroes

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Fort Hood's Fisher House is collecting combat boots for an upcoming run to honor fallen troops, wounded warriors, suicide victims, and their families. More>>

Coyote Kills Family's Dog Video included

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Nichole Vernon and her mom were watching TV late Monday night, when they suddenly heard a horrible sound coming from the backyard."All the sudden we heard like this panic, not panic, but it was an awful dog sound,” said Vernon. Within seconds they were outside, but when they got there, Vernon's youngest Pomeranian named Baby was nowhere to be found. “The weird thing was whenever my dog started screaming five seconds later, not a sound,” Vernon said. “I mean in the neighborhood." Vernon sa... More>>

Willie Nelson’s Daughter Arrested for Weed Possession on 4/20

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Paula Nelson, Willie Nelson’s daughter, was arrested for possession of marijuana on April 20 in Menard, Texas. Appropriately enough, April 20, or 4/20, is a date set aside every year by pot-smokers to celebrate the cannabis plant, usually in mass smoking events.
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Boy, 14, Sexually Assaulted While Walking to School

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Dallas police are searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted a mentally challenged teenage boy in southeast Dallas Wednesday morning.
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Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in Dallas County

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Dallas County health officials confirm that a mosquito has tested positive for carrying West Nile virus. More>>

Kentucky Postal Worker Jailed for Stashing 44,900 Pieces of Mail

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Newman, Jerry Seinfeld's diabolical nemesis and United States postal worker, was denied his dream transfer to Hawaii when the Post Office discovered he hadn't been delivering a lot of the mail he was supposed to be. Unfortunately for Brent Morse, life isn't a Hollywood sitcom.
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3 American Workers Shot, Killed in Afghan Hospital

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At least three American medical workers in Afghanistan were killed Thursday by an officer guarding the hospital, Kabul police said.The three men killed were among four American workers shot at the CURE hospital in downtown Kabul, city police spokesman Hashmatullah Stanekzai said.The police guard shot himself but survived, Stanekzai said.
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Batteries in Baby Video Monitors Recalled

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(KXAS) -- Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based manufacturer has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage. The hand-held, color video monitors were sold with a matching camera and A/C adaptors at Babies "R'' Us, online and other retailers from about February 2010 through 2012 for $150 to $350. The batteries are about... More>>

Sriracha Showdown: Vote Set on Calif. Plant Shutdown

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(NBC News) -- A showdown between residents of the Southern California city of Irwindale and the owner of a Sriracha plant could come to a head Wednesday during a City Council meeting where officials will decide if the plant should shut down. After months of complaining that the factory caused their eyes to sting, gave them headaches and coughing fits, residents want the plant to formally be declared a public nuisance.Supporters, who planned to rally before the scheduled Irwindale Cit... More>>

A Fatal Wait: At Least 40 U.S. Vets Died While Waiting For Appointments At AZ VA Health Care System

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The secret list was part of an elaborate scheme designed by Veterans Affairs managers in Phoenix who were trying to hide that 1,400 to 1,600 sick veterans were forced to wait months to see a doctor, More>>

Three Candidates Fight for Killeen Mayor Seat Video included

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(KCEN) – In less than a month, the City of Killeen will have a new mayor. Three men are fighting for the spot after the current mayor Dan Corbin decided not to seek re-election. Two of the contenders – Scott Cosper and Dick Young – are both Killeen natives and businessmen. Both have also served in previous terms on Killeen’s City Council and tout improvement projects that were completed during their terms, like the hike and bike trails, parks, and high way improvements. But there’s also a ne... More>>

Petetan Grows Agitated During Capital Murder Punishment Phase Testimony Video included

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(KCEN) - There was tension in a Waco courtroom Wednesday, as prosecutors tried to convince a jury to sentence a man to death. The jury in Carnell Petetan, Jr.'s capital murder trial heard from the defendant's family members, including his mother and sister. They also heard from inmates who spent time behind bars with Petetan when he was in jail for a different crime. Petetan faces the death penalty, after he was convicted earlier this week of murdering his estranged wife, Kimberly Petetan, in... More>>

Buffalo Bills Will Pay Up to $3M to Settle Text-Messaging Lawsuit

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In 2014, Buffalo Bills starting quarterback EJ Manuel will cost the team $2.02 million against their cap. Thanks to a lawsuit from a disgruntled fan, the Bills will pay roughly $1 million more than that just for their phone bill. More>>

Georgia Law Allows Guns in Some Schools, Bars, Churches Video included

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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014 -- which opponents have nicknamed the "guns everywhere bill" -- specifies where Georgia residents can carry weapons. Included are provisions that allow residents who have concealed carry permits to take guns into some bars, churches, school zones, government buildings and certain parts of... More>>

Two College Football Players Arraigned in Beating of Homeless Man

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Two college football players were arraigned in Massachusetts Superior Court on Wednesday for allegedly kicking and beating a homeless man until a passerby shielded the victim's body with her own, the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office said.Craig "C.J." Parsons, 22, and Anthony Varrichione, 23, were charged with aggravated assault and battery and aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Additionally, Parsons was charged with "with violating the state's witness int... More>>

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  • Petetan Sentencing Bogs Down With Medical, Legal Lingo Debate

    Petetan Sentencing Bogs Down With Medical, Legal Lingo Debate

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:50:23 GMT
    (KCEN) - More witnesses and more delays, as the Carnell Petetan, Jr., murder trial in McLennan County draws closer to a sentence. Petetan faces the death penalty after being convicted Monday of shooting and killing his estranged wife in 2012.More >>
    (KCEN) - More witnesses and more delays, as the Carnell Petetan, Jr., murder trial in McLennan County draws closer to a sentence. Petetan faces the death penalty after being convicted Monday of shooting and killing his estranged wife in 2012.More >>
  • Reports of Multiple Vehicle Accident on 190 in Killeen

    Reports of Multiple Vehicle Accident on 190 in Killeen

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:44:58 GMT
    There are reports of a multiple vehicle accident near the Clear Creek Road exit on 190 in Killeen.More >>
    There are reports of a multiple vehicle accident near the Clear Creek Road exit on 190 in Killeen.More >>
  • Almost 80 Percent of 5th and 8th Graders Pass on First Attempt at STAAR

    Almost 80 Percent of 5th and 8th Graders Pass on First Attempt at STAAR

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:38:23 GMT
     Almost 80 percent of 5th and 8th graders successfully passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) mathematics test on their first attempt in April, according to numbers released today by the Texas Education Agency.More >>
     Almost 80 percent of 5th and 8th graders successfully passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) mathematics test on their first attempt in April, according to numbers released today by the Texas Education Agency.More >>
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  • Fort Hood Shooting Rampage

    Fort Hood Shooting Rampage

    Click here for the very latest on the Fort Hood Shooting Rampage...Including The Fort Hood Memorial in its Entirety.More >>
    Click here for the very latest on the Fort Hood Shooting Rampage...Including The Fort Hood Memorial in its Entirety.
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  • Boots Needed to Honor Fallen Heroes

    Boots Needed to Honor Fallen Heroes

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:48:24 GMT
    Fort Hood's Fisher House is collecting combat boots for an upcoming run to honor fallen troops, wounded warriors, suicide victims, and their families.More >>
    Fort Hood's Fisher House is collecting combat boots for an upcoming run to honor fallen troops, wounded warriors, suicide victims, and their families.More >>
  • 3 American Workers Shot, Killed in Afghan Hospital

    3 American Workers Shot, Killed in Afghan Hospital

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:03:04 GMT
    At least three American medical workers in Afghanistan were killed Thursday by an officer guarding the hospital, Kabul police said.The three men killed were among four American workers shot at the CURE hospital in downtown Kabul, city police spokesman Hashmatullah Stanekzai said.The police guard shot himself but survived, Stanekzai said.More >>
    At least three American medical workers in Afghanistan were killed Thursday by an officer guarding the hospital, Kabul police said.The three men killed were among four American workers shot at the CURE hospital in downtown Kabul, city police spokesman Hashmatullah Stanekzai said.The police guard shot himself but survived, Stanekzai said.
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  • Boy, 14, Sexually Assaulted While Walking to School

    Boy, 14, Sexually Assaulted While Walking to School

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:31:27 GMT
    Dallas police are searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted a mentally challenged teenage boy in southeast Dallas Wednesday morning.More >>
    Dallas police are searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted a mentally challenged teenage boy in southeast Dallas Wednesday morning.
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  • Kentucky Postal Worker Jailed for Stashing 44,900 Pieces of Mail

    Kentucky Postal Worker Jailed for Stashing 44,900 Pieces of Mail

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:21:15 GMT
    Newman, Jerry Seinfeld's diabolical nemesis and United States postal worker, was denied his dream transfer to Hawaii when the Post Office discovered he hadn't been delivering a lot of the mail he was supposed to be. Unfortunately for Brent Morse, life isn't a Hollywood sitcom.More >>
    Newman, Jerry Seinfeld's diabolical nemesis and United States postal worker, was denied his dream transfer to Hawaii when the Post Office discovered he hadn't been delivering a lot of the mail he was supposed to be. Unfortunately for Brent Morse, life isn't a Hollywood sitcom.
    More >>
  • Batteries in Baby Video Monitors Recalled

    Batteries in Baby Video Monitors Recalled

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:53:10 GMT
    (KXAS) -- Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based manufacturer has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage. The hand-held, color video monitors were sold with a matching camera and A/C adaptors at Babies "R'' Us, online and other retailers from about February 2010 through 2012 for $150 to $350. The batteries are about...More >>
    (KXAS) -- Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based manufacturer has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage. The hand-held, color video monitors were sold with a matching camera and A/C adaptors at Babies "R'' Us, online and other retailers from about February 2010 through 2012 for $150 to $350. The batteries are about...More >>

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