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  • BCSD Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign for Fallen Officer Memorial

    BCSD Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign for Fallen Officer Memorial

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:28:54 GMT
    (KCEN) - It's a way to remember the fallen:A local sheriff's department is planning a memorial for peace officers killed in the line of duty. Sunday kicked off their fundraising drive, as they work to bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars. It's all about 18 names,18 Bell County peace officers who have given their lives in the line of duty. Deputy Adam Davis died in December, two weeks after his cruiser rolled over near Pendleton. "We had great help from the county when we were at the hosp...More >>
    (KCEN) - It's a way to remember the fallen:A local sheriff's department is planning a memorial for peace officers killed in the line of duty. Sunday kicked off their fundraising drive, as they work to bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars. It's all about 18 names,18 Bell County peace officers who have given their lives in the line of duty. Deputy Adam Davis died in December, two weeks after his cruiser rolled over near Pendleton. "We had great help from the county when we were at the hosp...More >>
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  • Korean War Monument Unveiled

    Korean War Monument Unveiled

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:49:31 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Jesus Perez joined the Air Force in 1951 and went to Korea a year later, but he says many people overlook the war he fought. "A lot of people forget about this," Perez said. "You look at the history books and there's one little sentence. Not a paragraph. Just one little sentence."On Saturday morning, the Central Texas chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association set out to fix that with the unveiling of a new monument. It was an emotional moment that brought back memories for vete...More >>
    (KCEN) -- Jesus Perez joined the Air Force in 1951 and went to Korea a year later, but he says many people overlook the war he fought. "A lot of people forget about this," Perez said. "You look at the history books and there's one little sentence. Not a paragraph. Just one little sentence."On Saturday morning, the Central Texas chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association set out to fix that with the unveiling of a new monument. It was an emotional moment that brought back memories for vete...More >>
  • Thousands of Hispanic Youth Descend on Waco for 50th Annual Congreso

    Thousands of Hispanic Youth Descend on Waco for 50th Annual Congreso

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:19:28 GMT
    (KCEN)-- More than 5,000 Hispanic Baptist youth are in Waco for 50th Annual Congreso. It's the largest annual gathering of Hispanic Baptist young people in the state of Texas. This is the sixth yearMore >>
    (KCEN)-- More than 5,000 Hispanic Baptist youth are in Waco for 50th Annual Congreso. It's the largest annual gathering of Hispanic Baptist young people in the state of Texas. This is the sixth yearMore >>
  • BBQ Joints and Backyard Grillers Feel the Heat of Rising Meat Prices

    BBQ Joints and Backyard Grillers Feel the Heat of Rising Meat Prices

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:31:15 GMT
    (KCEN) – If anyone knows BBQ, it's Roy Hamilton. The 79-year-old has been around it his entire life. It's who he is. His father started Maurice's Pit BBQ in Harker Heights back in 1951, and now the fingerMore >>
    As you get ready to dust off those grills, be prepared to pay more. Beef and pork prices are skyrocketing just in time for BBQ season.More >>
  • SXSW Crash Suspect Faces 4 New Charges, 26 In Total

    SXSW Crash Suspect Faces 4 New Charges, 26 In Total

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:33:32 GMT
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — The suspect in the downtown Austin crash at South by Southwest that killed four people faces four new charges, according to the Travis County Jail. Rashad Owens, 21, now faces 26 chargesMore >>
    Rashad Owens, 21, now faces 26 charges including capital murder and 24 charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. One other charge is unlisted.More >>
  • Theory On West Explosion Event Unveiled

    Theory On West Explosion Event Unveiled

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:19:31 GMT
    (KCEN) -- After a year of hard work, a new theory about the chain of events that led to the devastating explosion in West is revealed. It will be unveiled at a Chemical Hazard and Safety InvestigationMore >>
    After a year of hard work, a new theory about the chain of events that led to the devastating explosion in West is revealed.More >>
  • West Remembered: Adair Grain and What Comes Next

    West Remembered: Adair Grain and What Comes Next

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:51 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:51:45 GMT
    (KCEN) -- What happens now?  From OSHA, to responsibility, to hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, one thing is for certain: people want to make sure nothing like this happens again.  KCEN-HD NewsMore >>
    (KCEN) -- What happens now?  From OSHA, to responsibility, to hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, one thing is for certain: people want to make sure nothing like this happens again.  KCEN-HD NewsMore >>
  • West Remembered: Parker's Park Project: A Vision

    West Remembered: Parker's Park Project: A Vision

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:49 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:49:46 GMT
    (KCEN) -- The city park is a place where kids in West loved to play , some were even in the park when the explosion happened. The park's equipment is outdated and really not very safe for children toMore >>
    (KCEN) -- The city park is a place where kids in West loved to play , some were even in the park when the explosion happened. The park's equipment is outdated and really not very safe for children toMore >>
  • West Remembered: Memories of Reagan Street

    West Remembered: Memories of Reagan Street

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:48:19 GMT
    (KCEN) -- One of the most devastated areas in West was right here along Regan street. Homes were destroyed, leaving residents here with nothing to come back to. But now a year after the explosion, signsMore >>
    (KCEN) -- One of the most devastated areas in West was right here along Regan street. Homes were destroyed, leaving residents here with nothing to come back to. But now a year after the explosion, signsMore >>
  • West Marks One-Year Anniversary Of Explosion

    West Marks One-Year Anniversary Of Explosion

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:16:19 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A press conference was held at the West Community Center Thursday afternoon to mark the one-year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion.  The eight panelists touched on the steps alreadyMore >>
    (KCEN) -- A press conference was held at the West Community Center Thursday afternoon to mark the one-year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion.  The eight panelists touched on the steps alreadyMore >>
  • Family Returns to West on Year Anniversary

    Family Returns to West on Year Anniversary

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:29:17 GMT
    (KCEN) – Exactly one year since they lost their home in the West explosion, the Russell family is moving into their new house. "We didn't plan it that way. If it were up to my wife and daughter we wouldMore >>
    Exactly one year since they lost their home in the West explosion, the Russell family is moving into their new house.

     
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  • Bush's Ride for Wounded Veterans is Scheduled for May

    Bush's Ride for Wounded Veterans is Scheduled for May

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:32:55 GMT
    (KXAS) -- Former President George W. Bush's annual mountain bike ride for U.S. military members wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan will be held this year at his Crawford ranch in Central Texas. The three-dayMore >>
    (KXAS) -- Former President George W. Bush's annual mountain bike ride for U.S. military members wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan will be held this year at his Crawford ranch in Central Texas.More >>
  • Michaels Hack Hit 3 Million

    Michaels Hack Hit 3 Million

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:27:04 GMT
    The news comes three months after the nation's largest crafts chain told customers it learned of a possible hack. It's been investigating since then. Some customers' credit and debit card numbersMore >>
    A security breach at Michaels Stores lasted eight months and affected about 3 million customers, the company said Thursday.More >>
  • West Remembered: West Memorial: Where Will it Stand?

    West Remembered: West Memorial: Where Will it Stand?

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:00:30 GMT
    (KCEN) – In seconds, families were ripped apart, homes were leveled, and lives were lost. It's been one year since the devastating West fertilizer plant explosion … a year that hasn't gotten any easierMore >>
    (KCEN) – In seconds, families were ripped apart, homes were leveled, and lives were lost. It's been one year since the devastating West fertilizer plant explosion … a year that hasn't gotten any easierMore >>
  • West Remembered: A Haven After The Blast

    West Remembered: A Haven After The Blast

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:00:29 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Wil Geltmeier bows his head over the site where his uncle died. Ninety-six-year-old Adolph Lander was in the West Rest Haven Nursing Home when the fertilizer plant exploded just yards away.More >>
    (KCEN) -- Wil Geltmeier bows his head over the site where his uncle died. Ninety-six-year-old Adolph Lander was in the West Rest Haven Nursing Home when the fertilizer plant exploded just yards away.More >>
  • West Remembered: Man Injured In West Explosion Faces New Future

    West Remembered: Man Injured In West Explosion Faces New Future

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:00:26 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Students are back in class and homes are being rebuilt, but due to injuries, some people in West are still in the midst of painful rehabilitation. Kenneth Matus is one of them. Matus' roadMore >>
    (KCEN) -- Students are back in class and homes are being rebuilt, but due to injuries, some people in West are still in the midst of painful rehabilitation. Kenneth Matus is one of them. Matus' roadMore >>
  • West Remembered: West Turning Adversity Into Opportunity

    West Remembered: West Turning Adversity Into Opportunity

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:00:26 GMT
    (KCEN) -- From devastation to restoration to renewal. The focus in the City of West has shifted, and with a lot of patience and a dose of creativity, the city is learning to turn its tragedy into opportunity.More >>
    (KCEN) -- From devastation to restoration to renewal. The focus in the City of West has shifted, and with a lot of patience and a dose of creativity, the city is learning to turn its tragedy into opportunity.More >>
  • West Remembered: Rebuilding From The Blast

    West Remembered: Rebuilding From The Blast

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:00:25 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A year after the blast, West is taking on a new face. A lot of progress has been made in the rebuilding process: Of the 130 homes destroyed, 24 have been completely rebuilt, and dozens more areMore >>
    (KCEN) -- A year after the blast, West is taking on a new face. A lot of progress has been made in the rebuilding process: Of the 130 homes destroyed, 24 have been completely rebuilt, and dozens more areMore >>
  • West Remembered: Rising from the Rubble: West Schools

    West Remembered: Rising from the Rubble: West Schools

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:00:23 GMT
    (KCEN) -- The last year has seen West ISD working to keep their kids in classrooms. Three of the district's four schools were rendered unusable in the blast. Middle- and high-schoolers spent the remainderMore >>
    (KCEN) -- The last year has seen West ISD working to keep their kids in classrooms. Three of the district's four schools were rendered unusable in the blast. Middle- and high-schoolers spent the remainderMore >>
  • West Remembered: Through Fire and Flames: West VFD

    West Remembered: Through Fire and Flames: West VFD

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:00:23 GMT
    (KCEN) -- It seems everyone in West lost something in the explosion, but of all those impacted, some would say the West Volunteer Fire Department has suffered the most. Five of their own were killed inMore >>
    (KCEN) -- It seems everyone in West lost something in the explosion, but of all those impacted, some would say the West Volunteer Fire Department has suffered the most. Five of their own were killed inMore >>
  • West Prepares For Memorial Event

    West Prepares For Memorial Event

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:33:26 GMT
    (KCEN) -- On Thursday night, the people of West will host a special event to mark the one year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion. They plan to honor the lives that were lost, while lookingMore >>
    (KCEN) -- On Thursday night, the people of West will host a special event to mark the one year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion. They plan to honor the lives that were lost, while lookingMore >>
  • 'A Special Place': Texas Town Tighter Than Ever 1 Year After Fatal Fertilizer Plant Blast

    'A Special Place': Texas Town Tighter Than Ever 1 Year After Fatal Fertilizer Plant Blast

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:13:29 GMT
    (CNN) -- West, Texas, isn't just a town. It's a family. That's why it hurt so much one year ago Thursday when an enormous explosion at a fertilizer plant claimed 15 lives while destroying 120 homes andMore >>
    (CNN) -- West, Texas, isn't just a town. It's a family. That's why it hurt so much one year ago Thursday when an enormous explosion at a fertilizer plant claimed 15 lives while destroying 120 homes andMore >>
  • Newly Released Video Shows Moment of Deadly West, Texas, Blast

    Newly Released Video Shows Moment of Deadly West, Texas, Blast

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:31:42 GMT
    (CNN) -- Jeff Tobola had just wrapped up another work day and picked up his son in West, Texas, when he heard the city's fertilizer plant was on fire. Why not check it out? "I noticed I could see theMore >>
    (CNN) -- Jeff Tobola had just wrapped up another work day and picked up his son in West, Texas, when he heard the city's fertilizer plant was on fire. Why not check it out? "I noticed I could see theMore >>
  • Items Stolen From Local Fire Departments

    Items Stolen From Local Fire Departments

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:28:13 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Two people are accused stealing rescue tools from the Moffat, Westphalia, and Oakalla volunteer fire departments. Kathryn Hubbert and Charles Hattenback are already in federal custody for stealingMore >>
    (KCEN) -- Two people are accused stealing rescue tools from the Moffat, Westphalia, and Oakalla volunteer fire departments. Kathryn Hubbert and Charles Hattenback are already in federal custody for stealingMore >>
  • College Students Look to Get Hired at "Work in Waco" Job Fair

    College Students Look to Get Hired at "Work in Waco" Job Fair

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:40:41 GMT
    If your kids are graduating from college and worried about finding a job, there's some good news. The economy is picking up and giving students the chance to be hired right here in Central Texas.The WorkMore >>
    If your kids are graduating from college and worried about finding a job, there's some good news. The economy is picking up and giving students the chance to be hired right here in Central Texas.The WorkMore >>
  • Mom Pleads Guilty to Part in Teen’s Beating Death

    Mom Pleads Guilty to Part in Teen’s Beating Death

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:29:28 GMT
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — A local mother, who admits to her part in the beating death of a teenager, is headed to state prison. Christina Reynero pleaded guilty Wednesday in exchange for a five-year prison term. She,More >>
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — A local mother, who admits to her part in the beating death of a teenager, is headed to state prison. Christina Reynero pleaded guilty Wednesday in exchange for a five-year prison term. She,More >>
  • Gov. Perry Authorizes Additional Disaster Recovery Funds for City of West

    Gov. Perry Authorizes Additional Disaster Recovery Funds for City of West

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:52:40 GMT
    Gov. Rick Perry today granted the City of West's request for an additional $4.8 million in disaster grant assistance for recovery efforts related to the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred inAprilMore >>
    Gov. Rick Perry today granted the City of West's request for an additional $4.8 million in disaster grant assistance for recovery efforts related to the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred inAprilMore >>
  • DAY TWO: Emotional Testimony in Petetan Murder Trial

    DAY TWO: Emotional Testimony in Petetan Murder Trial

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:37:38 GMT
    (KCEN) - A man is on trial in Waco, accused of shooting his estranged wife to death.  Carnell Petetan, Jr., faces a capital murder charge for the 2012 killing of Kimberly Petetan at an apartment on LakeMore >>
    (KCEN) - A man is on trial in Waco, accused of shooting his estranged wife to death.  Carnell Petetan, Jr., faces a capital murder charge for the 2012 killing of Kimberly Petetan at an apartment on LakeMore >>
  • Officer Uses Stun Gun On Round Rock Student

    Officer Uses Stun Gun On Round Rock Student

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:03:22 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A police officer at a Texas high school used a controversial method to break up a fight-- a stun gun. It happened Monday at Stony Point High School in Round Rock. Police say a fight brokeMore >>
    (KCEN) -- A police officer at a Texas high school used a controversial method to break up a fight-- a stun gun. It happened Monday at Stony Point High School in Round Rock. Police say a fight brokeMore >>
  • Late Night Fire Damages Temple Home

    Late Night Fire Damages Temple Home

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:55:21 GMT
    A Temple woman is safe after her home caught fire late Tuesday night. It happened tuesday night just after 10:15 pm in the 2000 block of south 49th street. Slightly over two minutes after firefightersMore >>
    A Temple woman is safe after her home caught fire late Tuesday night. 
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  • Boston Marathon Finish Line Evacuated, Man Detained After Backpacks Found

    Boston Marathon Finish Line Evacuated, Man Detained After Backpacks Found

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:40:55 GMT
    A man was detained Tuesday night after the area near the Boston Marathon finish line was evacuated due to unattended backpacks.Boston Police said two backpacks were left unattended by the finish lineMore >>
    A man was detained Tuesday night after the area near the Boston Marathon finish line was evacuated due to unattended backpacks.More >>
  • Standoff Ends Peacefully In Killeen

    Standoff Ends Peacefully In Killeen

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:12:25 GMT
    (KCEN)—A close to 5 hour standoff ended peacefully Tuesday in Killeen. Killeen Police Officers went to 1908 Sunset Street, in response to a felony warrant service. When officers arrived to the house,More >>
    (KCEN)—A close to 5 hour standoff ended peacefully Tuesday in Killeen. Killeen Police Officers went to 1908 Sunset Street, in response to a felony warrant service. When officers arrived to the house,More >>
  • Woman Dies After Jumping From I-35 Overpass

    Woman Dies After Jumping From I-35 Overpass

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:13:51 GMT
    (KXAN) — Heavy traffic delays are expected into the afternoon as police investigate near 51st Street and Interstate 35 after a woman jumped from the bridge, according to police officials. Emergency crewsMore >>
    (KXAN) — Heavy traffic delays are expected into the afternoon as police investigate near 51st Street and Interstate 35 after a woman jumped from the bridge, according to police officials. Emergency crewsMore >>
  • Mobile Home Fire in Bruceville-Eddy

    Mobile Home Fire in Bruceville-Eddy

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:18:54 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A house caught fire in Bruceville-Eddy on Tuesday afternoon. Officials say that the house fire started around 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Firefighters responded to the home located on Eagle and UptmoreMore >>
    (KCEN) -- A house caught fire in Bruceville-Eddy on Tuesday afternoon. Officials say that the house fire started around 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Firefighters responded to the home located on Eagle and UptmoreMore >>
  • 2014 Tax Day Restaurant Deals, Freebies and Specials

    2014 Tax Day Restaurant Deals, Freebies and Specials

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:22:13 GMT
    Feeling a bit cash-strapped this Tax Day? These food and drink freebies and discounts from restaurants, stores and snack vendors just might take a bite out of your financial fretting - even if you haveMore >>
    Feeling a bit cash-strapped this Tax Day? These food and drink freebies and discounts from restaurants, stores and snack vendors just might take a bite out of your financial fretting - even if you haveMore >>
  • TAX DAY FREEBIES!

    TAX DAY FREEBIES!

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:17:21 GMT
    (CNN) Celebrate the end of tax season with these Tax Day freebies and discounts.More >>
    (CNN) Celebrate the end of tax season with these Tax Day freebies and discounts.More >>
  • State Fire Marshal West Investigation

    State Fire Marshal West Investigation

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:40:27 GMT
    (KCEN) -- The State Fire Marshal recommended today that 46 facilities storing Ammonium Nitrate in Texas be required to make structural improvements. The recommendation comes as the State is looking toMore >>
    (KCEN) -- The State Fire Marshal recommended today that 46 facilities storing Ammonium Nitrate in Texas be required to make structural improvements. The recommendation comes as the State is looking toMore >>
  • Harker Heights Freshman Says Student Threatened Him With Knife.

    Harker Heights Freshman Says Student Threatened Him With Knife.

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:03:21 GMT
    (KCEN)— The parents of a Harker Heights freshman are furious, after they say their son was threatened at school with a knife. According the father of the freshman, Steven Spillman, the alleged incidentMore >>
    (KCEN)— The parents of a Harker Heights freshman are furious, after they say their son was threatened at school with a knife. According the father of the freshman, Steven Spillman, the alleged incidentMore >>
  • Two Children And One Adult Injured In Dog Attack In Killeen

    Two Children And One Adult Injured In Dog Attack In Killeen

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:50:18 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Three people were injured after being attacked by three Pit bull dogs Monday, and two of them were children.The incident happened in Killeen at about 4 PM on Cody Poe Rd. and Armadillo Dr.WhenMore >>
    (KCEN) -- Three people were injured after being attacked by three Pit bull dogs Monday, and two of them were children.More >>
  • Killeen Man Still In Critical Condition After Being Shot

    Killeen Man Still In Critical Condition After Being Shot

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:21:41 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A Killeen man remains in critical condition after two men showed up to his house and allegedly shot him.Killeen police were called to the 900 block of Evergreen Dr. around 8 pm on Saturday.OfficersMore >>
    (KCEN) -- A Killeen man remains in critical condition after two men showed up to his house and allegedly shot him.More >>
  • Auto Repair Shops Expect More Business After Second Hail Storm

    Auto Repair Shops Expect More Business After Second Hail Storm

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:44:03 GMT
    (KCEN) -- On Monday a storm blew across central Texas bringing large amounts of hail to several towns including Bruceville Eddy and Mart. "I looked outside and it looked like marbles running around onMore >>
    On Monday a storm blew across central Texas bringing large amounts of hail to several towns including Bruceville Eddy and Mart.More >>
  • Two Sides To The Coin In Proposed TX Gambling Changes

    Two Sides To The Coin In Proposed TX Gambling Changes

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:16:29 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A decision on whether big changes to gambling are in the cards for Texas is just days away. This week, the Texas Lottery Commission is weighing in on allowing the use of electronic devices,More >>
    Neighbors and patrons of local bingo halls weigh in on the Texas Lottery Commission's pending decision on whether to allow machines similar to slot machines.More >>
  • Another Clue From Mystery Plane? Co-Pilot's Phone Signal Picked Up After Jet Vanished

    Another Clue From Mystery Plane? Co-Pilot's Phone Signal Picked Up After Jet Vanished

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:40:38 GMT
    Efforts to find missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 focused beneath the choppy surface of the Indian Ocean on Monday as Australian authorities sent a U.S. Navy submersible diving toward the sea floorMore >>
    A tower in Penang, Malaysia -- about 250 miles from where the flight disappeared -- detected the co-pilot's cell phone the day the plane vanished.More >>
  • Man in Austin Possibly Struck by Lightning

    Man in Austin Possibly Struck by Lightning

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:55:56 GMT
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man who may have been hit by lightning has been hospitalized with serious injuries, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. EMS officials said the possible lightning strike happened atMore >>
    A man who may have been hit by lightning has been hospitalized with serious injuries, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.More >>
  • Waco Standoff Ends

    Waco Standoff Ends

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:32 AM EDT2014-04-14 04:32:14 GMT
    (KCEN)— Waco Police were involved in a standoff with a male subject Sunday night. According to Waco Police, this standoff started as a civil disturbance involving a gun around 8 p.m. in the 2300 blockMore >>
    (KCEN)— Waco Police were involved in a standoff with a male subject Sunday night. According to Waco Police, this standoff started as a civil disturbance involving a gun around 8 p.m. in the 2300 blockMore >>
  • Shooting Leaves Killeen Man In Critical Condition

    Shooting Leaves Killeen Man In Critical Condition

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-14 04:22:40 GMT
    (KCEN)— A Killeen man is in critical condition after two men showed up to the victim's home and shot him. According to Killeen Police Depart Spokeswoman, Ofelia Miramontez, officers responded to a callMore >>
    (KCEN)— A Killeen man is in critical condition after two men showed up to the victim's home and shot him. According to Killeen Police Depart Spokeswoman, Ofelia Miramontez, officers responded to a callMore >>
  • Fatal Motorcycle Accident South of Clifton

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident South of Clifton

    Saturday, April 12 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-04-13 02:12:35 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A man was killed in a motorcycle accident just south of Clifton on Saturday afternoon. A 66-year-old man from Alvarado was driving his 2008 Harley on FM 219 just eight miles south of CliftonMore >>
    (KCEN) -- A man was killed in a motorcycle accident just south of Clifton on Saturday afternoon. A 66-year-old man from Alvarado was driving his 2008 Harley on FM 219 just eight miles south of CliftonMore >>
  • Waco Celebrates Art on Elm Avenue

    Waco Celebrates Art on Elm Avenue

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-04-13 01:28:26 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Waco celebrated the third annual "Art on Elm Avenue" on Saturday. It's a pop-up art exhibition held in East Waco that features vendors, food trucks and music, as well as free activities forMore >>
    (KCEN) -- Waco celebrated the third annual "Art on Elm Avenue" on Saturday. It's a pop-up art exhibition held in East Waco that features vendors, food trucks and music, as well as free activities forMore >>
  • Baylor Hosts Walk For Eating Disorders Awareness

    Baylor Hosts Walk For Eating Disorders Awareness

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-04-13 01:24:50 GMT
    Over 120 people walked through Baylor campus on Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about eating disorders. A senior started the event last year and now the school is keeping it going. Their goalMore >>
    Over 120 people walked through Baylor campus on Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about eating disorders. A senior started the event last year and now the school is keeping it going. Their goalMore >>
  • Medal of Honor Memorial Ceremony Hosted in Rogers

    Medal of Honor Memorial Ceremony Hosted in Rogers

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-04-13 01:18:06 GMT
    It has been three weeks since Richard Conde flew to Washington, D.C. to accept a Medal of Honor for his father, but today he finally placed it on his grave. "To present it today had a lot of emotion andMore >>
    It has been three weeks since Richard Conde flew to Washington, D.C. to accept a Medal of Honor for his father, but today he finally placed it on his grave. "To present it today had a lot of emotion andMore >>
  • Final Halloween Flood Report Released

    Final Halloween Flood Report Released

    Saturday, April 12 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-04-12 20:50:01 GMT
    KXAN) – Austin's City Manager has released the final After Action report related to the Halloween Floods. Out of 277 total findings, 62% of them are labeled "needs improvement" or "did not work." TheMore >>
    KXAN) – Austin's City Manager has released the final After Action report related to the Halloween Floods. Out of 277 total findings, 62% of them are labeled "needs improvement" or "did not work." TheMore >>
  • Boil Water Order For Parts Of Valley Mills

    Boil Water Order For Parts Of Valley Mills

    Saturday, April 12 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-04-12 20:34:51 GMT
    (KCEN)—A boil water order has been issued for portions of Valley Mills. The city said the order was needed because of a leak. Water customers that live South of Highway 6 to Avenue E, and East of 6thMore >>
    (KCEN)—A boil water order has been issued for portions of Valley Mills. The city said the order was needed because of a leak. Water customers that live South of Highway 6 to Avenue E, and East of 6thMore >>
  • Fort Worth Named "Most Country City In America"

    Fort Worth Named "Most Country City In America"

    Saturday, April 12 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-04-12 20:10:50 GMT
    Fort Worth is the "Most Country City in America" according to a new survey. Estately, a national real estate search site, bestowed Cowtown with the honor. Estately culled through Facebook for it's rankings.More >>
    Fort Worth is the "Most Country City in America" according to a new survey. Estately, a national real estate search site, bestowed Cowtown with the honor. Estately culled through Facebook for it's rankings.More >>
  • N. Texas Students Can Soon Study Unmanned Drones

    N. Texas Students Can Soon Study Unmanned Drones

    Saturday, April 12 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-04-12 20:00:35 GMT
    (KXAS)-- Raghavendra Sriram is earning his PhD at UT-Arlington, doing research on how unmanned aerial systems (more commonly known as drones) can be used to help during search and rescue missions. He saysMore >>
    (KXAS)-- Raghavendra Sriram is earning his PhD at UT-Arlington, doing research on how unmanned aerial systems (more commonly known as drones) can be used to help during search and rescue missions. He saysMore >>
  • More Controversy Over STAAR Testing

    More Controversy Over STAAR Testing

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:29:47 GMT
    More parents are trying to opt their children out of the STAAR standardized test, but Bruceville-Eddy ISD says there is no option. "I feel like my daughter has actually been a victim of the STAAR test,"More >>
    More parents are trying to opt their children out of the STAAR standardized test, but Bruceville-Eddy ISD says there is no option. "I feel like my daughter has actually been a victim of the STAAR test,"More >>
  • Temple Hosts Texas Libertarian Party Convention

    Temple Hosts Texas Libertarian Party Convention

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:45:17 GMT
    (KCEN)-- Libertarians have taken over Central Texas. The Mayborn Convention Center in Temple is hosting the Libertarian Party of Texas Convention. The event starts Friday and goes through Sunday. LibertarianMore >>
    (KCEN)-- Libertarians have taken over Central Texas. The Mayborn Convention Center in Temple is hosting the Libertarian Party of Texas Convention. The event starts Friday and goes through Sunday. LibertarianMore >>
  • Central Texas Parent Charged After Child Brings Loaded Gun To School

    Central Texas Parent Charged After Child Brings Loaded Gun To School

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:22:21 GMT
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — The parent of a child accused of bringing a loaded weapon to Webb Middle School was charged with making a firearm available to a minor. Police say the gun was not properly secured at theMore >>
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — The parent of a child accused of bringing a loaded weapon to Webb Middle School was charged with making a firearm available to a minor. Police say the gun was not properly secured at theMore >>
  • Accidents Slow Traffic On Highway 6

    Accidents Slow Traffic On Highway 6

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-04-11 19:21:41 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Two accidents slowed traffic on Highway 6 Friday afternoon. Around 1 p.m. on Friday, two cars crashed into each other on Highway 6. Four semi tractor trailers then crashed while trying to avoidMore >>
    (KCEN) -- Two accidents slowed traffic on Highway 6 Friday afternoon. Around 1 p.m. on Friday, two cars crashed into each other on Highway 6. Four semi tractor trailers then crashed while trying to avoidMore >>
  • Police Detain Student in Burnet School Bomb Scare

    Burnet Middle School Evacuated After Bomb Scare

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:04:50 GMT
    Police Detain Student in Burnet School Bomb ScareMore >>
    Police Detain Student in Burnet School Bomb ScareMore >>
  • Overnight Accident Causes Standstill On I-35

    Overnight Accident Causes Standstill On I-35

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:00:22 GMT
    (KCEN) -- An overnight accident closed down I-35 early Friday morning. It happened around 3:15 a.m. in front of exit 314 in Bruceville-Eddy. An SUV was towing a truck southbound when the tow bar brokeMore >>
    (KCEN) -- An overnight accident closed down I-35 early Friday morning. It happened around 3:15 a.m. in front of exit 314 in Bruceville-Eddy. An SUV was towing a truck southbound when the tow bar brokeMore >>
  • Kmart Evacuated After Threat

    Kmart Evacuated After Threat

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:25:25 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Killeen police investigated a terroristic threat made against Kmart in Killeen on Thursday night. Police say the call came into the store around 5 p.m. on Thursday. The caller told a managerMore >>
    (KCEN) -- Killeen police investigated a terroristic threat made against Kmart in Killeen on Thursday night. Police say the call came into the store around 5 p.m. on Thursday. The caller told a managerMore >>
  • Former Temple Mayor Pro-Tem Takes Plea Deal

    Former Temple Mayor Pro-Tem Takes Plea Deal

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-04-11 13:49:18 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Former Temple Mayor pro-tem Judy Morales received her sentence. Morales pled no contest Wednesday to charges of destruction and alteration of public documents. She was arrested March 11 andMore >>
    (KCEN) -- Former Temple Mayor pro-tem Judy Morales received her sentence. Morales pled no contest Wednesday to charges of destruction and alteration of public documents. She was arrested March 11 andMore >>
  • Protesters Arrested For Crossing Into Secure Area

    Protesters Arrested For Crossing Into Secure Area

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:22:00 GMT
    (KXAN) — President Barack Obama's visit to Austin for the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library resulted in some arrests after protesters crossed into a secure area. At leastMore >>
    (KXAN) — President Barack Obama's visit to Austin for the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library resulted in some arrests after protesters crossed into a secure area. At leastMore >>
  • 82nd Diadeloso Takes Over Baylor Campus; Police Step Up Presence

    82nd Diadeloso Takes Over Baylor Campus; Police Step Up Presence

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:00:17 GMT
    (KCEN) - It's the "Day of the Bear": Baylor's 82nd annual Diadeloso (which students often call, simply, "Dia"), the day-long celebration that gives students the day off, rolls into Thursday evening. It'sMore >>
    (KCEN) - It's the "Day of the Bear": Baylor's 82nd annual Diadeloso (which students often call, simply, "Dia"), the day-long celebration that gives students the day off, rolls into Thursday evening. It'sMore >>
  • Did the Aggies Plant Maroon Bluebonnets at UT?

    Did the Aggies Plant Maroon Bluebonnets at UT?

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:39:27 GMT
    (KXAS) -- The Texas-Texas A&M rivalry may be on a long break on the gridiron, but the animosity off the field between the two team's fan bases has subdued little the past two years. This may have evenMore >>
    (KXAS) -- The Texas-Texas A&M rivalry may be on a long break on the gridiron, but the animosity off the field between the two team's fan bases has subdued little the past two years. This may have evenMore >>
  • Expect Traffic Delays and Bus Changes Once President Lands in Austin

    Expect Traffic Delays and Bus Changes Once President Lands in Austin

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:36:06 GMT
    (KXAN) — President Barack Obama is expected to land at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport at 10:30 a.m., and his motorcade will then make it's way to the LBJ Presidential Library where he will speakMore >>
    (KXAN) — President Barack Obama is expected to land at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport at 10:30 a.m., and his motorcade will then make it's way to the LBJ Presidential Library where he will speakMore >>
  • Victims Identified in Fatal Fire

    Victims Identified in Fatal Fire

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-04-10 14:30:04 GMT
    (KCEN) --  The victims from the house fire in Bryan have been identified. Police have identified the victims of that fire as 32-year-old Noel Devin and 63-year-old Thomas "Mac" Devin. DennisMore >>
    (KCEN) --  The victims from the house fire in Bryan have been identified. Police have identified the victims of that fire as 32-year-old Noel Devin and 63-year-old Thomas "Mac" Devin. DennisMore >>
  • Live Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies in Hewitt

    Live Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies in Hewitt

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:12:32 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A skunk tested positive for rabies in Hewitt. At 12:30 p.m. on April 7, 2014, Hewitt Animal Control located a live skunk in the 600 block of Regina Drive in Hewitt. The skunk was tested byMore >>
    (KCEN) -- A skunk tested positive for rabies in Hewitt. At 12:30 p.m. on April 7, 2014, Hewitt Animal Control located a live skunk in the 600 block of Regina Drive in Hewitt. The skunk was tested byMore >>
  • Dead Skunk Tested Positive For Rabies In Killeen

    Dead Skunk Tested Positive For Rabies In Killeen

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-04-09 15:40:02 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A dead skunk tested positive for rabies in Killeen. The skunk was found in the 4500 block of Lonesome Dove on April 6 . Tests for rabies came back positive on Tuesday. People in KilleenMore >>
    (KCEN) -- A dead skunk tested positive for rabies in Killeen. The skunk was found in the 4500 block of Lonesome Dove on April 6 . Tests for rabies came back positive on Tuesday. People in KilleenMore >>
  • Baylor Sophomore Plans Record-Breaking Rocket Launch

    Baylor Sophomore Plans Record-Breaking Rocket Launch

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-04-08 20:33:55 GMT
    (KCEN) - Most college students are just figuring out how to survive in their cramped dorm rooms. But a Baylor sophomore has a more ambitious goal. His room kind of gives it away: an ornament of SantaMore >>
    (KCEN) - Most college students are just figuring out how to survive in their cramped dorm rooms. But a Baylor sophomore has a more ambitious goal. His room kind of gives it away: an ornament of SantaMore >>
  • Army CID Provides Fort Hood Shooting Timeline

    Army CID Provides Fort Hood Shooting Timeline

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-04-08 01:27:12 GMT
    (NBC NEWS) -- The soldier who opened fire at Fort Hood last Wednesday, killing three fellow soldiers and wounding another 16, had been involved in an argument about his request for leave just minutesMore >>
    (NBC NEWS) -- The soldier who opened fire at Fort Hood last Wednesday, killing three fellow soldiers and wounding another 16, had been involved in an argument about his request for leave just minutes before his deadly rampage, Army investigators said Monday.More >>
  • Student brings imitation gun to Killeen middle school

    Student brings imitation gun to Killeen middle school

    Monday, April 7 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-04-07 23:31:05 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A student was taken into custody after bringing an imitation gun to Palo Alto Middle School on Monday. The school administration received information that a student potentially had possessionMore >>
    Student brings imitation gun to Killeen middle schoolMore >>
  • Pipe bomb discovered in south Waco

    Pipe bomb discovered in south Waco

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-04-07 22:19:16 GMT
    Photo courtesy @HonkyTonkKidBBQ via TwitterPhoto courtesy @HonkyTonkKidBBQ via Twitter
    (KCEN) -- The McLennan County Bomb Squad has been called out the corner of 28th and Columbus to investigate possible explosive devices. The area around that site has been evacuated. Our crew is inMore >>
    (KCEN) -- The McLennan County Bomb Squad has been called out the corner of 28th and Columbus to investigate possible explosive devices. The area around that site has been evacuated. Our crew is inMore >>
  • TxDOT Pushes Safe Driving for Work Zone Awareness Week

    TxDOT Pushes Safe Driving for Work Zone Awareness Week

    Monday, April 7 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-04-07 19:46:20 GMT
    (KCEN) - On any given day, there can be as many as 2,500 active construction zones in Texas. Here in central Texas, more than 60 miles of I-35 are under construction right now. So the National Work ZoneMore >>
    (KCEN) - On any given day, there can be as many as 2,500 active construction zones in Texas. Here in central Texas, more than 60 miles of I-35 are under construction right now. So the National Work ZoneMore >>
  • Local churches react to Fort Hood shooting

    Local churches react to Fort Hood shooting

    Monday, April 7 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-04-07 17:37:25 GMT
    (KCEN) -- As the people of Fort Hood continue to mourn the lives that were lost just six days ago, local churches are offering support. It was a somber day in churches across Killeen Grace ChristianMore >>
    As the people of Fort Hood continue to mourn the lives that were lost just six days ago, local churches are offering support.More >>
  • Fire, missing vehicle under investigation by Bryan Police and Fire Department

    Fire, missing vehicle under investigation by Bryan Police and Fire Department

    Monday, April 7 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-07 17:12:52 GMT
    (KAGS) -- Bryan, Texas -- On April 7, 2014 at 4:30am the Bryan Police Department responded to the 2000 block of Vinewood to assist the Bryan Fire Department for a residential fire. After the fireMore >>
    (KAGS) -- Bryan, Texas -- On April 7, 2014 at 4:30am the Bryan Police Department responded to the 2000 block of Vinewood to assist the Bryan Fire Department for a residential fire. After the fireMore >>
  • Apartment building fire in Marlin

    Apartment building fire in Marlin

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-04-07 16:19:08 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Firefighters responded to a call at an apartment building in Marlin on Monday morning. The apartment building, located at the corner of Pullman and Winter Street, caught fire just after 8:00More >>
    (KCEN) -- Firefighters responded to a call at an apartment building in Marlin on Monday morning. The apartment building, located at the corner of Pullman and Winter Street, caught fire just after 8:00More >>
  • Sheriff's Department Investigating Death of Young Woman

    Sheriff's Department Investigating Death of Young Woman

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:26:27 GMT
    (KCEN) – The McLennan County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a woman in her early 20's. According to Chief Deputy Matt Cawthon, the woman died from a single gunshot wound. The woman,More >>
    (KCEN) – The McLennan County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a woman in her early 20's. According to Chief Deputy Matt Cawthon, the woman died from a single gunshot wound. The woman,More >>
  • Three Men Arrested In Brookshire Brothers Burglary

    Three Men Arrested In Brookshire Brothers Burglary

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:24:35 GMT
    (KCEN) – Three men have been arrested for burglary of Brookshire Brothers in McGregor. McGregor Police received a call from Brookshire Security at 12:22 a.m. Sunday, saying a burglary was in progressMore >>
    (KCEN) – Three men have been arrested for burglary of Brookshire Brothers in McGregor. McGregor Police received a call from Brookshire Security at 12:22 a.m. Sunday, saying a burglary was in progressMore >>
  • 1 Killed, 4 Injured In Car Crash

    1 Killed, 4 Injured In Car Crash

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:21:39 GMT
    (KCEN) – A China Spring man is dead and four others are injured after a two car crash. According to Trooper D.L. Wilson of the Texas Department of Public Safety, the accident happened Friday at 11:42More >>
    (KCEN) – A China Spring man is dead and four others are injured after a two car crash. According to Trooper D.L. Wilson of the Texas Department of Public Safety, the accident happened Friday at 11:42More >>
  • Congressmen Carter and Williams Visit Fort Hood

    Congressmen Carter and Williams Visit Fort Hood

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:20:33 GMT
    Congressman John Carter (R-TX 31) and Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX 25) were on post Saturday morning to see the scene of Wednesday's shooting and visit with recovering victims. "This is a rough thing,"More >>
    Congressman John Carter (R-TX 31) and Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX 25) were on post Saturday morning to see the scene of Wednesday's shooting and visit with recovering victims. "This is a rough thing,"More >>
  • One Person Killed in Three-Car Accident

    One Person Killed in Three-Car Accident

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:19 AM EDT2014-04-07 04:19:34 GMT
    (KCEN) – One person is dead and after a three-car wreck in Little River. The accident happened on State Highway 95 south of Acres Road around 8:45 p.m. Sunday. State Highway 95 had to be shut down bothMore >>
    (KCEN) – One person is dead and after a three-car wreck in Little River. The accident happened on State Highway 95 south of Acres Road around 8:45 p.m. Sunday. State Highway 95 had to be shut down bothMore >>
  • Fort Hood Memorial Sculptor Imagines a Second to Honor April 2 Victims

    Fort Hood Memorial Sculptor Imagines a Second to Honor April 2 Victims

    Sunday, April 6 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-04-07 00:42:14 GMT
    (KCEN) - Four-and-a-half years since the first mass shooting on Fort Hood, the memorial to the victims is drawing closer to becoming a reality. Now, in the wake of Wednesday's tragedy, the man behind theMore >>
    (KCEN) - Four-and-a-half years since the first mass shooting on Fort Hood, the memorial to the victims is drawing closer to becoming a reality. Now, in the wake of Wednesday's tragedy, the man behind theMore >>
  • President Obama To Attend Fort Hood Memorial

    President Obama To Attend Fort Hood Memorial

    Sunday, April 6 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-06 17:21:33 GMT
    (NBC) -- A White House aide says President Barack Obama plans to attend a memorial service Wednesday at Fort Hood - the site of last week's shooting rampage. A Fort Hood spokesman confirms there willMore >>
    (NBC) -- A White House aide says President Barack Obama plans to attend a memorial service Wednesday at Fort Hood - the site of last week's shooting rampage. A Fort Hood spokesman confirms there willMore >>
  • Overhead View of Fort Hood Crime Scene

    Overhead View of Fort Hood Crime Scene

    Sunday, April 6 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-04-06 04:29:23 GMT
    (Fort Hood) -- Fort Hood officials have released an overhead view of the crime scene in the area where the April 2 shooting took place. Circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigationMore >>
    (Fort Hood) -- Fort Hood officials have released an overhead view of the crime scene in the area where the April 2 shooting took place. Circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigationMore >>
  • SXSW Survey

    SXSW Survey

    Saturday, April 5 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-04-05 23:20:44 GMT
    (KXAN) -- An online survey launched Friday is allowing citizens to provide post-South by Southwest feedback. The Austin Center for Events created the survey after the Austin City Council recently adoptedMore >>
    (KXAN) -- An online survey launched Friday is allowing citizens to provide post-South by Southwest feedback. The Austin Center for Events created the survey after the Austin City Council recently adoptedMore >>
  • Arrest Made in Temple Robbery-Homicide

    Victim identified in Temple robbery-homicide

    Saturday, April 5 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-05 22:25:25 GMT
    (KCEN) -- New information on Wednesday's deadly shooting in Temple. The victim has been identified as 50 year old Mazhar Aslam from Temple. It happened at Pool's Grocery store in the 1700 block ofMore >>
    (KCEN) -- New information on Wednesday's deadly shooting in Temple. The victim has been identified as 50 year old Mazhar Aslam from Temple. It happened at Pool's Grocery store in the 1700 block ofMore >>
  • West Nursing Home Ground Breaking Ceremony

    West Nursing Home Ground Breaking Ceremony

    Friday, April 4 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-04-04 23:29:49 GMT
    Nearly a year after the West explosion destroyed a local nursing home, West Rest Haven is ready to rebuild.They broke ground on Friday morning in a new location across the street from where the old buildingMore >>
    Nearly a year after the West explosion destroyed a local nursing home, West Rest Haven is ready to rebuild.More >>
  • Names of Fort Hood Victims Released

    Names of Fort Hood Victims Released

    Friday, April 4 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-04-04 20:55:18 GMT
    (Reuters): The three victims of the Fort Hood shooting that took place on Wednesday have now been released. Among the victims was Army Sergeant Timothy Owens, 37, a recently married native of Effingham,More >>
    The three victims of the Fort Hood shooting that took place on Wednesday have now been released.More >>
  • Man shot while rushing police with knives

    Man shot while rushing police with knives

    Friday, April 4 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-04-04 20:18:09 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A Killeen man is shot after rushing police with two knives. It happened just before noon on Golden Gate Drive. A man had called the police stating that he wanted to kill himself. WhenMore >>
    A Killeen man is shot after rushing police with two knives.More >>
  • Family Of Accused Fort Hood Soldier Releases Statement

    Family Of Accused Fort Hood Soldier Releases Statement

    Friday, April 4 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-04-04 18:49:21 GMT
    The family of Ivan Lopez released a statement Friday, two days after officials say the soldier opened fire at Fort Hood killing three and wounding 16 others.  Meanwhile, the family of one of the shootingMore >>
    Victim's family talks about the moments leading up to the shooting.More >>
  • Again, A Female Cop Is Hero At Fort Hood

    Again, A Female Cop Is Hero At Fort Hood

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-04-04 02:16:17 GMT
    A soldier has committed a deadly mass shooting at Texas' Fort Hood again. And again, a female police officer was involved in bringing the violent rampage to an end. The military policewoman has notMore >>
    A soldier has committed a deadly mass shooting at Texas' Fort Hood again. And again, a female police officer was involved in bringing the violent rampage to an end.More >>
  • Temple Police search for robbery, homicide suspect

    Temple Police search for robbery, murder suspect

    Thursday, April 3 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-04-03 21:50:49 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Temple Police are searching for a suspect in a Wednesday night homicide. The incident occurred about 11:35 P.M. at Pool's Grocery, located at 1720 1st Street. Police responded to a "shots fired"More >>
    Temple Police search for robbery, homicide suspectMore >>
  • UPDATE: Device reported in Killeen found to be a hoax

    UPDATE: Device reported in Killeen found to be a hoax

    Thursday, April 3 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-04-03 18:43:58 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A Killeen neighborhood is being evacuated due to reports of a suspicious device. The incident occurred near 8th and Hoover.More >>
    Suspicious device reported in Killeen neighborhoodMore >>
  • Fort Hood Gunman Sought Mental Health Treatment, Saw No Combat in Iraq

    Fort Hood Gunman Sought Mental Health Treatment, Saw No Combat in Iraq

    Thursday, April 3 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-04-03 16:10:47 GMT
    (NBC DFW) -- The Iraq War veteran accused in Wednesday's deadly Fort Hood shooting was deployed for the final months of the war but did not see combat, the Army's top civilian official said. Three peopleMore >>
    (NBC DFW) -- The Iraq War veteran accused in Wednesday's deadly Fort Hood shooting was deployed for the final months of the war but did not see combat, the Army's top civilian official said. Three peopleMore >>
  • Structure Fire in Downtown Temple

    Structure Fire in Downtown Temple

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-04-02 15:46:21 GMT
    (KCEN) -- There is a structure fire in downtown Temple. On Wednesday morning, a fire occurred to a building near Avenue A and Martin Luther King Drive. Fire crews are currently working the fire. WeMore >>
    (KCEN) -- There is a structure fire in downtown Temple. On Wednesday morning, a fire occurred to a building near Avenue A and Martin Luther King Drive. Fire crews are currently working the fire. WeMore >>
  • Best and worst April Fools' jokes

    Best and worst April Fools' jokes

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-04-02 15:04:29 GMT
    (CNN)Best and worst April Fools' jokes from Cheetos fragrance to an edible pizza box. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.More >>
    (CNN)Best and worst April Fools' jokes from Cheetos fragrance to an edible pizza box. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.More >>
  • 'I want justice': GM's recall hits home

    'I want justice': GM's recall hits home

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-04-02 14:42:32 GMT
    General Motors tells Congress why it took 10 years to recall cars with flawed ignition switches.More >>
    General Motors tells Congress why it took 10 years to recall cars with flawed ignition switches.More >>
  • More Charges for SXSW Crash Suspect

    More Charges for SXSW Crash Suspect

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-04-02 14:34:23 GMT
    (KCEN) -- There are more charges for the Killeen man accused of killing four people in the South by Southwest crash. Twenty-one-year-old Rashad Owens now faces 20 new charges of aggravated assault withMore >>
    (KCEN) -- There are more charges for the Killeen man accused of killing four people in the South by Southwest crash. Twenty-one-year-old Rashad Owens now faces 20 new charges of aggravated assault withMore >>
  • Torchy's Tacos Offers Free Food for Waco Grand Opening

    Torchy's Tacos Offers Free Food for Waco Grand Opening

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-04-02 12:11:36 GMT
    (KCEN) - Torchy's Tacos, the popular Austin-based restaurant chain, opens its doors in Waco Thursday morning.To celebrate the chain's first location in the city, Torchy's will offer a free breakfast itemMore >>
    (KCEN) - Torchy's Tacos, the popular Austin-based restaurant chain, opens its doors in Waco Thursday morning.To celebrate the chain's first location in the city, Torchy's will offer a free breakfast itemMore >>
  • Central Texas Parents React To First Day Of STAAR

    Central Texas Parents React To First Day Of STAAR

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 1:06 AM EDT2014-04-02 05:06:06 GMT
    (KCEN) – STAAR testing is always a stressful time of the year for students, parents and teachers. But this year, there are some extra nerves throughout Central Texas. A growing number of parents are refusingMore >>
    (KCEN) – STAAR testing is always a stressful time of the year for students, parents and teachers. But this year, there are some extra nerves throughout Central Texas. A growing number of parents are refusingMore >>
  • How Things Got Ugly Between ABC and Josh Elliott of GMA, As Elliott Heads To NBC

    How Things Got Ugly Between ABC and Josh Elliott of GMA, As Elliott Heads To NBC

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-04-02 00:10:37 GMT
    Elliott was the news anchor on "GMA" and the presumed heir apparent to George Stephanopoulos. On Sunday, he notified ABC that he had accepted a job at the network's arch-rival, NBC. People atMore >>
    Just how bitter has the relationship between Josh Elliott and ABC become? Consider this: He most likely won't be back on "Good Morning America" to say goodbye to his colleagues or fans.More >>
  • Allergy Season Underway in Central Texas

    Allergy Season Underway in Central Texas

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-04-01 23:55:46 GMT
    (KCEN) – Allergy sufferers could be in for a more intense allergy season this spring due to the longer winter. Harker Heights allergist Dr. William Long is expecting an increase in patients this monthMore >>
    Allergy sufferers could be in for a more intense allergy season this spring due to the longer winter.More >>
  • Killeen Man at Center of Life Support Fight Dies

    Killeen Man at Center of Life Support Fight Dies

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-01 21:11:35 GMT
    (KCEN) -- The Killeen man whose parents won a court battle to keep him on life support has died. Forty-three-year-old former Army Sergeant Terry Mace died last night at Seton Medical Center in Georgetown.More >>
    (KCEN) -- The Killeen man whose parents won a court battle to keep him on life support has died. Forty-three-year-old former Army Sergeant Terry Mace died last night at Seton Medical Center in Georgetown.More >>
  • New Lion Debuts at Cameron Park Zoo Saturday

    New Lion Debuts at Cameron Park Zoo Saturday

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-04-01 16:42:42 GMT
    (KCEN) - Waco's Cameron Park Zoo is getting a little wilder: The zoo plans to debut its new lion, Kai, this weekend.Kai was born in 2012, and comes to central Texas from the Honolulu Zoo.After arrivingMore >>
    (KCEN) - Waco's Cameron Park Zoo is getting a little wilder: The zoo plans to debut its new lion, Kai, this weekend.Kai was born in 2012, and comes to central Texas from the Honolulu Zoo.After arrivingMore >>
  • 18-Wheeler Fire Shuts Down I-35

    18-Wheeler Fire Shuts Down I-35

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-04-01 14:31:11 GMT
    (KCEN) -- An 18-wheeler fire shuts down traffic for hours on I-35 on Monday night. It all started around 7:15 p.m. near the Old Bethany Road exit in Lorena. The driver says he saw smoke, then pulledMore >>
    (KCEN) -- An 18-wheeler fire shuts down traffic for hours on I-35 on Monday night. It all started around 7:15 p.m. near the Old Bethany Road exit in Lorena. The driver says he saw smoke, then pulledMore >>
  • Settlement Reached in Suits Following 2011 Bastrop Fires

    Settlement Reached in Suits Following 2011 Bastrop Fires

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 6:20 AM EDT2014-04-01 10:20:47 GMT
    BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) — Many of the lawsuits filed against Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative following the 2011 Bastrop Complex fires have been settled, company officials said. "Bluebonnet's insuranceMore >>
    BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) — Many of the lawsuits filed against Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative following the 2011 Bastrop Complex fires have been settled, company officials said. "Bluebonnet's insuranceMore >>
  • Fire Rips Through Hewitt Business

    Fire Rips Through Hewitt Business

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-04-01 04:48:34 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Thick black smoke poured out of Flat Rock Trailer and Rock Supply in Hewitt Monday night, as a fire ripped through the business. The fire started just after 6 p.m. sending Hewitt & RobinsonMore >>
    (KCEN) -- Thick black smoke poured out of Flat Rock Trailer and Rock Supply in Hewitt Monday night, as a fire ripped through the business. The fire started just after 6 p.m. sending Hewitt & RobinsonMore >>
  • Waco Firefighter Of The Year Honored

    Waco Firefighter Of The Year Honored

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-01 04:22:06 GMT
    (KCEN)-- Nearly 6-months to the day he helped rescue two teens from drowning; Shane Spann was honored as the Waco Firefighter of the year. "It's an incredible honor, I'm very very proud to have that,"More >>
    (KCEN)-- Nearly 6-months to the day he helped rescue two teens from drowning; Shane Spann was honored as the Waco Firefighter of the year. "It's an incredible honor, I'm very very proud to have that,"More >>
  • GM recalling 1.3M vehicles for power steering issues

    GM recalling 1.3M vehicles for power steering issues

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:41:36 GMT
    (NBC News) -- General Motors is recalling 1.3 million vehicles due to issues related to a sudden loss of power steering capabilities, the company told the National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationMore >>

    The recall comes a day before GM CEO Mary Barra is set to testify before Congress on the ignition switch recall.More >>

  • Man arrested for terroristic threats at Copperas Cove DPS

    Man arrested for terroristic threats at Copperas Cove DPS

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:30:42 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A Copperas Cove man is charged with making a terroristic threat at a DMV on Monday morning. Police responded to a call just before 9 a.m. at the Copperas Cove DPS office on the block of SouthMore >>
    A Copperas Cove man is charged with making a terroristic threat at a DMV on Monday morning.More >>
  • How rising grocery prices change what we eat

    How rising grocery prices change what we eat

    Monday, March 31 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-03-31 18:19:43 GMT
    (NBC) -- Don't be surprised if you see fewer steaks on the backyard barbecue this summer. Economists are expecting grocery prices to rise modestly in 2014, following a year in which grocery bills barelyMore >>
    Economists are expecting grocery prices to rise modestly in 2014, following a year in which grocery bills barely budged.More >>
  • Fatal head-on collision near Gholson

    Fatal head-on collision near Gholson

    Monday, March 31 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-03-31 17:51:09 GMT
    (KCEN) -- One man is dead and another hospitalized after a head-on collision Sunday night. It happened on FM 993 just south of Gholson. David Allen Kruger, 26, was headed south in a Jeep Cherokee aroundMore >>
    Fatal head-on collision near GholsonMore >>
  • Local Man Accepts Medal of Honor for Father

    Local Man Accepts Medal of Honor for Father

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-03-31 15:29:42 GMT
    A Temple man is back at home after a special visit to our nation's capitol. Richard Conde's journey to Washington, DC was to accept a Medal of Honor for his father, a former Fort Hood soldier who wasMore >>
    A Temple man is back at home after a special visit to our nation's capitol. Richard Conde's journey to Washington, DC was to accept a Medal of Honor for his father, a former Fort Hood soldier who wasMore >>
  • UPDATE: Obamacare Website Back Up After Maintenance

    UPDATE: Obamacare Website Back Up After Maintenance

    Monday, March 31 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-03-31 12:35:43 GMT
    More trouble for the problem-plagued Affordable Care Act web site: It's the final day to sign up for Obamacare on healthcare.gov, but some users can't get the site to work. Go through the steps to signMore >>
    More trouble for the problem-plagued Affordable Care Act web site: It's the final day to sign up for Obamacare on healthcare.gov, but some users can't get the site to work. Go through the steps to signMore >>
  • Silver Alert Issued for Missing North Texas Woman

    Silver Alert Issued for Missing North Texas Woman

    Monday, March 31 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-03-31 12:08:42 GMT
    A silver alert has been issued for a north Texas woman, missing since Sunday morning. Police say 76-year-old Leilani Collett was last seen Sunday around 11 a.m. in Hurst, in the DFW area. She's been diagnosedMore >>
    A silver alert has been issued for a north Texas woman, missing since Sunday morning. Police say 76-year-old Leilani Collett was last seen Sunday around 11 a.m. in Hurst, in the DFW area. She's been diagnosedMore >>
  • Salado Wine Fest Boasts Huge Turnout

    Salado Wine Fest Boasts Huge Turnout

    Sunday, March 30 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-03-30 22:03:34 GMT
    Wine lovers unite. A two-day wine and art festival wrapped up Sunday in Bell County. More than 20 wineries from around the state turned out in Salado for the sixth-annual Texas Wine and Rogue Art Fest.AMore >>
    Wine lovers unite. A two-day wine and art festival wrapped up Sunday in Bell County. More than 20 wineries from around the state turned out in Salado for the sixth-annual Texas Wine and Rogue Art Fest.AMore >>
  • Killeen Dog Escapes, Turns Up in Ohio

    Killeen Dog Escapes, Turns Up in Ohio

    Sunday, March 30 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-03-30 21:59:10 GMT
    A Killeen dog escaped his yard and turned up -- get this -- in Ohio, and in just a matter of days. Corbin, who owners describe as a "chiweenie," got out of his home in Killeen on Wednesday. Then Saturday,More >>
    A Killeen dog escaped his yard and turned up -- get this -- in Ohio, and in just a matter of days. Corbin, who owners describe as a "chiweenie," got out of his home in Killeen on Wednesday. Then Saturday,More >>
  • Temple Man Plans Cross-County Walk For Youth Programs

    Temple Man Plans Cross-County Walk For Youth Programs

    Sunday, March 30 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-03-30 21:56:15 GMT
    A local youth activist is taking steps to beef up constructive activities for kids in Bell County. Daniel Chapin will walk across Bell County starting Monday.His goal is to raise $2,000 for youth programsMore >>
    A local youth activist is taking steps to beef up constructive activities for kids in Bell County. Daniel Chapin will walk across Bell County starting Monday.His goal is to raise $2,000 for youth programsMore >>
  • More Parents Express Concern Over STAAR Testing

    More Parents Express Concern Over STAAR Testing

    Saturday, March 29 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-03-30 02:08:27 GMT
    A Waco couple's fight to opt their son out of STAAR testing is inspiring other parents. Kyle and Jennifer Massey held a meeting at their home Saturday afternoon for people taking a stand with their ownMore >>
    A Waco couple's fight to opt their son out of STAAR testing is inspiring other parents. Kyle and Jennifer Massey held a meeting at their home Saturday afternoon for people taking a stand with their ownMore >>
  • Midway ISD Hosts Job Fair For 100 Open Positions

    Midway ISD Hosts Job Fair For 100 Open Positions

    Saturday, March 29 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-03-29 18:09:44 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Over 500 people showed up at Midway High School on Saturday morning for the Midway ISD job fair. The district plans to fill 100 positions by the fall. Midway ISD was on a hiring hiatus forMore >>
    (KCEN) -- Over 500 people showed up at Midway High School on Saturday morning for the Midway ISD job fair. The district plans to fill 100 positions by the fall. Midway ISD was on a hiring hiatus forMore >>
  • Body Found In Car With Note Warning To Stay Away In Waco, Identity Released

    Body Found In Car With Note Warning To Stay Away In Waco, Identity Released

    Friday, March 28 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-03-28 22:27:28 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A man's body was found in a car with a note warning people to stay away on Thursday. Waco police received a call early on Thursday morning about a car that had a body in it with a note on theMore >>
    (KCEN) -- A man's body was found in a car with a note warning people to stay away on Thursday. Waco police received a call early on Thursday morning about a car that had a body in it with a note on theMore >>
  • Baylor Men Eliminated From March Madness

    Baylor Men Eliminated From March Madness

    Thursday, March 27 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-03-28 03:59:31 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Baylor was looking to make it to the elite eight for the third time in the last five years. But tonight wasn't there night. The Bears got dominated by the Wisconsin Badgers losing 69-52. TheMore >>
    (KCEN) -- Baylor was looking to make it to the elite eight for the third time in the last five years. But tonight wasn't there night. The Bears got dominated by the Wisconsin Badgers losing 69-52. TheMore >>
  • Recall for Temple City Council Drops to Just One Council member

    Recall for Temple City Council Drops to Just One Council member

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-03-28 02:59:22 GMT
    (KCEN) – The petition to recall all Temple City Council members and mayor has come to an end. Now the woman behind the petition is focusing her attention on recalling just one – district four councilmanMore >>
    The petition to recall all Temple City Council members and mayor has come to an end. Now the woman behind the petition is focusing her attention on recalling just one – district four councilman Russell Schneider.More >>
  • Waco Couple's Opt-Out Fight Picks Up Momentum

    Waco Couple's Opt-Out Fight Picks Up Momentum

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-03-28 02:13:55 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Kyle and Jennifer Massey's fight to opt their son out of the STAAR test is picking up momentum and gaining statewide attention.  On Wednesday, Waco ISD Principal Lisa Cain responded to the couple'sMore >>
    (KCEN) -- Kyle and Jennifer Massey's fight to opt their son out of the STAAR test is picking up momentum and gaining statewide attention.  On Wednesday, Waco ISD Principal Lisa Cain responded to the couple'sMore >>
  • Appeals Court Upholds Challenged Parts of Texas Abortion Law

    Appeals Court Upholds Challenged Parts of Texas Abortion Law

    Thursday, March 27 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-03-28 01:28:26 GMT
    (CNN) -- A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld parts of a Texas abortion law pertaining to hospital privileges for physicians who perform abortions and protocols for abortion-inducing drugs, aMore >>
    A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld parts of a Texas abortion law pertaining to hospital privileges for physicians who perform abortions and protocols for abortion-inducing drugs.More >>
  • Fort Worth Teen Injured In SXSW Crash Has Died

    Fort Worth Teen Injured In SXSW Crash Has Died

    Thursday, March 27 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-03-27 21:25:18 GMT
    (KCEN) -- The Fort Worth teenager who has been in a coma from the South by Southwest crash has died, reports say. Deandre Tatum is the fourth person to die from South by Southwest crash.More >>
    (KCEN) -- The Fort Worth teenager who has been in a coma from the South by Southwest crash has died, reports say. Deandre Tatum is the fourth person to die from South by Southwest crash.More >>
  • Judge Orders Texas to Reveal Lethal Injection Connection

    Judge Orders Texas to Reveal Lethal Injection Connection

    Thursday, March 27 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-03-27 19:05:18 GMT
    (NBC News) -- A Texas judge has ordered state prison officials to disclose to inmates where they bought their latest batch of lethal-injection drugs. The ruling came at an emergency hearing Thursday onMore >>
    (NBC News) -- A Texas judge has ordered state prison officials to disclose to inmates where they bought their latest batch of lethal-injection drugs. The ruling came at an emergency hearing Thursday onMore >>
  • Weapon Found at Killeen Middle School

    Weapon Found at Killeen Middle School

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-03-27 14:16:05 GMT
    (KCEN) -- One student is in custody after a weapon was found at Charles Patterson Middle School in Killeen on Wednesday. A letter was sent home with students on Wednesday to tell parents about the incident.More >>
    (KCEN) -- One student is in custody after a weapon was found at Charles Patterson Middle School in Killeen on Wednesday. A letter was sent home with students on Wednesday to tell parents about the incident.More >>
  • Killeen Police Investigating Wednesday Night Shooting

    Killeen Police Investigating Wednesday Night Shooting

    Thursday, March 27 2014 5:30 AM EDT2014-03-27 09:30:34 GMT
    (Killeen) Police are investigating a Wednesday night homicide.      Police responded to a call around 11:30 Wednesday Night  at the apartments on the  17-hundred block of  Terrace Drive..      When policeMore >>
    (Killeen) Police are investigating a Wednesday night homicide.More >>
  • Childhood Obesity Growing in Central Texas

    Childhood Obesity Growing in Central Texas

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-03-27 00:40:45 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Based on state fitness tests, a new map shows nearly one in three students in Texas are considered at high risk for obesity. Each year school districts are required to conduct the fitness testsMore >>
    Based on state fitness tests, a new map shows nearly one in three students in Texas are considered at high risk for obesity.More >>
  • 'Burger King Baby' Reunites With Birth Mother After Facebook Request

    'Burger King Baby' Reunites With Birth Mother After Facebook Request

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-03-27 00:26:16 GMT
    (CNN) -- Score one for the power of social media. What started out as a simple Facebook post in early March became an improbable family reunion this week. Katheryn Deprill, known as the "Burger King baby"More >>
    Score one for the power of social media.  What started out as a simple Facebook post in early March became an improbable family reunion this week.More >>
  • Colleges That Offer The Best Return On Your Investment

    Colleges That Offer The Best Return On Your Investment

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-03-27 00:18:46 GMT
    Harvey Mudd College, a private college in Claremont, Calif., offers students the biggest bang for their higher-education buck, according to the report from PayScale, a website that tracks pay data.More >>
    At a time of rising tuition and soaring college debt, the school students choose can make a big difference to their long-term financial health.More >>
  • New Boating Rules Aim To Fight Zebra Mussels

    New Boating Rules Aim To Fight Zebra Mussels

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-03-26 23:21:53 GMT
    With warmer weather on the way, you may be hoping to spend some time on our gorgeous lakes here in Central Texas. But boaters now have some new rules to follow. Bass Fisherman Chris Williams is onMore >>
    With warmer weather on the way, you may be hoping to spend some time on our gorgeous lakes here in Central Texas. But boaters now have some new rules to follow. Bass Fisherman Chris Williams is onMore >>
  • Grand Jury Declined To Return Indictment After Deadly Shooting In Moody

    Grand Jury Declined To Return Indictment After Deadly Shooting In Moody

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:41:28 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A grand jury has declined to return an indictment against Adam Demirs. According to the District Attorney's office, there were multiple self defense issues with the case. Twenty-seven-year-oldMore >>
    (KCEN) -- A grand jury has declined to return an indictment against Adam Demirs. According to the District Attorney's office, there were multiple self defense issues with the case. Twenty-seven-year-oldMore >>
  • Former Texas State Football Player Gets 20 Years In Prison

    Former Texas State Football Player Gets 20 Years In Prison

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-03-26 18:03:05 GMT
    (KXAN) — Jonathan Porterie, the 22-year-old former Texas State football player, was sentenced to 20 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of three counts of burglary with attempt to commit sexualMore >>
    (KXAN) — Jonathan Porterie, the 22-year-old former Texas State football player, was sentenced to 20 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of three counts of burglary with attempt to commit sexualMore >>
  • Waco Couple Takes Stand Against Standardized Testing

    Waco Couple Takes Stand Against Standardized Testing

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-03-26 03:39:16 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Kyle and Jennifer Massey are taking a stand against all mandated standardized testing. They recently stated their case in a letter to Waco ISD Principal Lisa Cain. "Our moral objection is withMore >>
    (KCEN) -- Kyle and Jennifer Massey are taking a stand against all mandated standardized testing. They recently stated their case in a letter to Waco ISD Principal Lisa Cain. "Our moral objection is withMore >>
  • Two more SXSW crash survivors out of hospital

    Two more SXSW crash survivors out of hospital

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 9:59 PM EDT2014-03-26 01:59:33 GMT
    (KXAN) — Two more survivors from the South by Southwest crash are now out of the hospital, leaving one remaining person hospitalized Tuesday morning following the deadly crash that killed three people. RecoveringMore >>
    (KXAN) — Two more survivors from the South by Southwest crash are now out of the hospital, leaving one remaining person hospitalized Tuesday morning following the deadly crash that killed three people.More >>
  • What They Still Can't Tell You

    What They Still Can't Tell You

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-03-26 00:15:20 GMT
    (CNN) -- Malaysian officials say they can tell you how Flight 370 ended. It crashed into the Indian Ocean, they'll say, citing complicated math as proof. They can tell you when it probably happenedMore >>
    What they still can't tell you is why, or precisely where, or show you a piece of the wreckage.More >>
  • Police Raid Busts Human Smuggling Ring in Southeast Austin

    Police Raid Busts Human Smuggling Ring in Southeast Austin

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-03-25 21:26:48 GMT
    (KXAN) — After hours of staking out and waiting, Austin police busted what they believe is an international human smuggling ring. Authorities conducted the raid on a mobile home on Freidrich Lane in SoutheastMore >>
    (KXAN) — After hours of staking out and waiting, Austin police busted what they believe is an international human smuggling ring. Authorities conducted the raid on a mobile home on Freidrich Lane in SoutheastMore >>
  • Downed Power Line Shocks Worker, Sparks Grass Fire in Marlin

    Downed Power Line Shocks Worker, Sparks Grass Fire in Marlin

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-03-25 17:51:29 GMT
    (KCEN) - A downed power line shocked a worker and sparked a small grass fire in Falls County Tuesday morning.It happened mid-morning on Highway 7, just east of the intersection with Highway 6 in Marlin.More >>
    (KCEN) - A downed power line shocked a worker and sparked a small grass fire in Falls County Tuesday morning.It happened mid-morning on Highway 7, just east of the intersection with Highway 6 in Marlin.More >>
  • Georgetown ISD Superintendent Retires

    Georgetown ISD Superintendent Retires

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-03-25 16:50:17 GMT
    (KXAN) — Georgetown Independent School District Superintendent Joe Dan Lee announced on Monday he will be leaving his position in July. Lee was the superintendent of schools from 2004 to 2007, and inMore >>
    (KXAN) — Georgetown Independent School District Superintendent Joe Dan Lee announced on Monday he will be leaving his position in July. Lee was the superintendent of schools from 2004 to 2007, and inMore >>
  • Two More SXSW Crash Survivors Out of Hospital

    Two More SXSW Crash Survivors Out of Hospital

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-03-25 16:47:44 GMT
    (KXAN) — Two more survivors from the South by Southwest crash are now out of the hospital, leaving one remaining person hospitalized Tuesday morning following the deadly crash that killed three people. RecoveringMore >>
    (KXAN) — Two more survivors from the South by Southwest crash are now out of the hospital, leaving one remaining person hospitalized Tuesday morning following the deadly crash that killed three people. RecoveringMore >>
  • CCISD Senior Helps Wheelchair Bound Students Trapped in Bus

    CCISD Senior Helps Wheelchair Bound Students Trapped in Bus

    Monday, March 24 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-03-25 03:07:25 GMT
    (KCE N) – It was an ordinary Friday for Copperas Cove High School Senior Killian Klepinger… or so he thought. The 17-year-old got into his truck, pulled out of the high school parking lot, turned onMore >>
    A Copperas Cove High School senior rushed to help his fellow students after seeing a car crash into a special needs bus. He quickly ran to the bus to help the wheelchair bound students trapped inside.More >>
  • 'We've Got To Get Lucky': Search For Jet's Black Boxes Intensifies

    'We've Got To Get Lucky': Search For Jet's Black Boxes Intensifies

    Monday, March 24 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-03-25 01:08:23 GMT
    The announcement that the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is believed to have plunged in the southern Indian Ocean sets off a new phase of the search for the Boeing 777 as authorities pivot to a gut-wrenchingMore >>
    Investigators will now focus on finding jet's black boxes.More >>
  • CCISD school bus update

    CCISD school bus update

    Monday, March 24 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-03-24 22:16:25 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A Copperas Cove school bus was flipped upside down Friday after it was T-boned by a car at the intersection of FM 116 and State Highway 9. Three wheelchair-bound students were actually hangingMore >>
    The students, driver and aide were taken to the hospital. All were released a few hours later - luckily - with just bumps and bruises. More >>
  • Lady Bears take on Cal

    Lady Bears take on Cal

    Monday, March 24 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-03-24 22:09:32 GMT
    (KCEN) -- The second round of the NCAA tournament tips off tonight as the Lady Bears play host to California. Baylor looks to head to the Sweet 16 for the sixth straight season. The only team thatMore >>
    The second round of the NCAA tournament tips off tonight as the Lady Bears play host to California.More >>
  • BCSD Makes Arrest in Murder Case, Expects to Make Another Soon

    BCSD Makes Arrest in Murder Case, Expects to Make Another Soon

    Monday, March 24 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-03-24 20:49:11 GMT
    (KCEN) - Two murder cases in central Texas come closer to wrapping up. An 83-year-old murdered last fall, and now Bell County Sheriff's Department investigators say they've got the woman who did it. TheMore >>
    (KCEN) - Two murder cases in central Texas come closer to wrapping up. An 83-year-old murdered last fall, and now Bell County Sheriff's Department investigators say they've got the woman who did it. TheMore >>
  • Campground shooting: one injured, three arrested

    Campground shooting: one injured, three arrested

    Monday, March 24 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-03-24 20:12:25 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Three suspects are in custody after an apparent break-in and shooting at a campground overnight. It happened just north of West. One of the managers at the camp found three people who appearedMore >>
    Campground shooting: one injure, three arrestedMore >>
  • Prom Dress Shopping Season

    Prom Dress Shopping Season

    Monday, March 24 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-03-24 15:40:07 GMT
    Prom season is in full swing here in Central Texas and the race is on to find that dream dress before anyone else does. Getting a date to prom was easy for Grandview student Arden Genore, but her mom,More >>
    Prom season is in full swing here in Central Texas and the race is on to find that dream dress before anyone else does. Getting a date to prom was easy for Grandview student Arden Genore, but her mom,More >>
  • Belton Dinosaur Exhibit Clocks Bigger-Than-Expected Turnout

    Belton Dinosaur Exhibit Clocks Bigger-Than-Expected Turnout

    Monday, March 24 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-03-24 15:35:55 GMT
    Some prehistoric fun wrapped up in Bell County Sunday. Organizers of the Discover the Dinosaurs exhibit at the Expo Center in Belton say they're happy about the turnout over three days. In all they expectMore >>
    Some prehistoric fun wrapped up in Bell County Sunday. Organizers of the Discover the Dinosaurs exhibit at the Expo Center in Belton say they're happy about the turnout over three days. In all they expectMore >>
  • Website Lets Central Texas Drivers Rent Out Their Cars

    Website Lets Central Texas Drivers Rent Out Their Cars

    Monday, March 24 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-03-24 15:33:48 GMT
    It's a new way to rent a car, taking big cities by storm, and slowly making its way into central Texas. It connects renters with everyday drivers who want to make a little extra money. "I think it justMore >>
    It's a new way to rent a car, taking big cities by storm, and slowly making its way into central Texas. It connects renters with everyday drivers who want to make a little extra money. "I think it justMore >>
  • Multiple I-35 Accidents

    Multiple I-35 Accidents

    Sunday, March 23 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-03-24 00:36:40 GMT
    (KCEN) --- Multiple unrelated vehicle accidents have been reported on Interstate 35 near Waco. According to police, a 18-wheeler has Jack knifed near at exit 323 just south of Hewitt . The second accident,More >>
    (KCEN) --- Multiple unrelated vehicle accidents have been reported on Interstate 35 near Waco. According to police, a 18-wheeler has Jack knifed near at exit 323 just south of Hewitt . The second accident,More >>
  • Police Chase PT Cruiser Along I-35, Suspect Identified

    Police Chase PT Cruiser Along I-35, Suspect Identified

    Sunday, March 23 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-03-23 23:26:51 GMT
    (KCEN) --- Police have apprehended a suspect after a chase on Interstate 35 in Hill County. Police have identified the driver of a 2002 PT Cruiser as 31-year-old Milton Hayes. Hayes is from Austin. AuthoritiesMore >>
    (KCEN) --- Police have apprehended a suspect after a chase on Interstate 35 in Hill County. Police have identified the driver of a 2002 PT Cruiser as 31-year-old Milton Hayes. Hayes is from Austin. AuthoritiesMore >>
  • Fire Damages 3-Story Home In Temple

    Fire Damages 3-Story Home In Temple

    Sunday, March 23 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-03-23 20:37:48 GMT
    (KCEN) --- Temple Fire & Rescue are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a vacant 3-story wood framed house. Firefighters responded just before 10 p.m. Saturday Night. Officials say theMore >>
    (KCEN) --- Temple Fire & Rescue are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a vacant 3-story wood framed house. Firefighters responded just before 10 p.m. Saturday Night. Officials say theMore >>
  • 3rd Person Killed In SXSW Crash Laid To Rest

    3rd Person Killed In SXSW Crash Laid To Rest

    Saturday, March 22 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-03-23 02:10:03 GMT
    (KXAN) --- A woman killed in the deadly crash at South-by-Southwest last week has been laid to rest. Sandy Le was initially injured in the crash. She died of her injuries this past Sunday. She was laidMore >>
    (KXAN) --- A woman killed in the deadly crash at South-by-Southwest last week has been laid to rest. Sandy Le was initially injured in the crash. She died of her injuries this past Sunday. She was laidMore >>
  • 12th Annual Baylor Bearathon

    12th Annual Baylor Bearathon

    Saturday, March 22 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-03-22 20:03:27 GMT
    The Baylor Bears were off and running on Saturday for the 12th annual Bearathon race. About 2,300 runners took to the challenging course and for Baylor alum David Brimberry, it was his third time. "AMore >>
    The Baylor Bears were off and running on Saturday for the 12th annual Bearathon race. About 2,300 runners took to the challenging course and for Baylor alum David Brimberry, it was his third time. "AMore >>
  • Texas Toll Violators Could Have Their Vehicles Impounded

    Texas Toll Violators Could Have Their Vehicles Impounded

    Saturday, March 22 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-03-22 19:53:30 GMT
    (KXAS) --- Texas law enforcement agencies are joining the effort to make toll-road scofflaws pay up. The Texas Department of Transportation plans to partner with authorities to impound vehicles of thoseMore >>
    (KXAS) --- Texas law enforcement agencies are joining the effort to make toll-road scofflaws pay up. The Texas Department of Transportation plans to partner with authorities to impound vehicles of thoseMore >>
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