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  • Fort Hood Shooter Writes To ISIS leader, Asks To Become 'Citizen' Of Islamic State

    Fort Hood Shooter Writes To ISIS leader, Asks To Become 'Citizen' Of Islamic State

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:44:08 GMT
    (CNN) -- The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday. "The letter states that Nadal Hasan wants to become a citizen of the Islamic State caliphate," attorney John Galligan said. "He wrote it in the last few weeks." Described as a two page letter, it was addressed to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the notorious leader of ISIS who declared himself the caliph -- ...More >>
    (CNN) -- The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday. "The letter states that Nadal Hasan wants to become a citizen of the Islamic State caliphate," attorney John Galligan said. "He wrote it in the last few weeks." Described as a two page letter, it was addressed to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the notorious leader of ISIS who declared himself the caliph -- ...More >>
  • Police Find Suicidal Subject, Killeen Elementary School Placed on Lockdown

    Police Find Suicidal Subject, Killeen Elementary School Placed on Lockdown

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:43:13 GMT
    Saegart Elementary in Killeen has been placed on lockdown.Message that went out from Mrs. Charles-Walters at Saegert Elementary:Hello Saegert Parents,An incident has occurred near our school which has required the implementation of our emergency response plan.At this time our campus is in External Lockdown. All Students and Staff are safe in the building. Additional information regarding this incident will be forthcoming. Mrs. Charles-WaltersMore >>
    Saegart Elementary in Killeen has been placed on lockdown.Message that went out from Mrs. Charles-Walters at Saegert Elementary:Hello Saegert Parents,An incident has occurred near our school which has required the implementation of our emergency response plan.At this time our campus is in External Lockdown. All Students and Staff are safe in the building. Additional information regarding this incident will be forthcoming. Mrs. Charles-WaltersMore >>
  • Mom's Facebook Post Gets 4-Year-Old Expelled from Preschool

    Mom's Facebook Post Gets 4-Year-Old Expelled from Preschool

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:59:03 GMT
    A mother is outraged after her son was expelled from preschool because of a Facebook post on her personal page.Ashley Habat told News4Jax that she was upset because the school didn't give parents more time to get ready for picture day. Habat later posted her frustration about it on Facebook and the school told Habat that her son, Will, could no longer attend.Habat said she doesn't regret expressing her opinion, which she said was posted to her private page for only her...More >>
    A mother is outraged after her son was expelled from preschool because of a Facebook post on her personal page.Ashley Habat told News4Jax that she was upset because the school didn't give parents more time to get ready for picture day. Habat later posted her frustration about it on Facebook and the school told Habat that her son, Will, could no longer attend.Habat said she doesn't regret expressing her opinion, which she said was posted to her private page for only her...More >>
  • Former Fort Hood Soldier's Ashes Stolen

    Former Fort Hood Soldier's Ashes Stolen

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:59 AM EDT2014-08-28 04:59:40 GMT
    (KCEN)— Thieves break into a central Texas home stealing money, jewelry and the ashes of a former Fort Hood soldier. The burglary happened September 19th in Killeen while the Cody Lee's widow, Angela Lee, was visiting family. Angela had Cody's remains cremated in 2012 to keep his presence alive in her house. Angela also put some of her husband's ashes into an urn necklace to wear. “It was nice to have that little bit of him next to me at all times,” said Angela. But that necklace along with t...More >>
    (KCEN)— Thieves break into a central Texas home stealing money, jewelry and the ashes of a former Fort Hood soldier. The burglary happened September 19th in Killeen while the Cody Lee's widow, Angela Lee, was visiting family. Angela had Cody's remains cremated in 2012 to keep his presence alive in her house. Angela also put some of her husband's ashes into an urn necklace to wear. “It was nice to have that little bit of him next to me at all times,” said Angela. But that necklace along with t...More >>
  • Truck on Fire Northbound I-35 South of "Big Elm" Exit in Troy

    Truck on Fire Northbound I-35 South of "Big Elm" Exit in Troy

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:45:28 GMT
    Truck on Fire Northbound I-35 South of "Big Elm" Exit in TroyMore >>
    Truck on Fire Northbound I-35 South of "Big Elm" Exit in TroyMore >>
  • Central Texas Man on Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender List Arrested

    Central Texas Man on Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender List Arrested

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:33:58 GMT
    Dallas Wayne Waddell, 49, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested last week in Mexico. Wanted in Hill County, Texas, Waddell had eluded capture for nearly ten years, and was one of the original fugitives placed on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list when it was implemented in July 2010. Since his capture was the result of a tip, a reward up to $3,000 will be paid.Responding to tip information, the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal I...More >>
    Dallas Wayne Waddell, 49, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested last week in Mexico. Wanted in Hill County, Texas, Waddell had eluded capture for nearly ten years, and was one of the original fugitives placed on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list when it was implemented in July 2010. Since his capture was the result of a tip, a reward up to $3,000 will be paid.Responding to tip information, the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal I...More >>
  • Copperas Cove Police Investigate Man's Death

    Copperas Cove Police Investigate Man's Death

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:01:20 GMT
    The Copperas Cove Police Department is conducting and investigation the death of a man found on Wednesday...More >>
    The Copperas Cove Police Department is conducting and investigation the death of a man found on Wednesday...More >>
  • Child Firing Uzi at Arizona Shooting Range Accidentally Kills Instructor, Police Say

    Child Firing Uzi at Arizona Shooting Range Accidentally Kills Instructor, Police Say

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:48:00 GMT
    A 9-year-old girl learning to fire a submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range when the weapon recoiled over her shoulder, according to Arizona authorities.The instructor, 39-year-old Charles Vacca, died at a hospital late Monday night after he was shot in the head.The Mohave County Sheriff's Office said the girl was with her parents. The website of Bullets and Burgers, the shooting range where the accident happened, says children between the ages of 8 and...More >>
    A 9-year-old girl learning to fire a submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range when the weapon recoiled over her shoulder, according to Arizona authorities.The instructor, 39-year-old Charles Vacca, died at a hospital late Monday night after he was shot in the head.The Mohave County Sheriff's Office said the girl was with her parents. The website of Bullets and Burgers, the shooting range where the accident happened, says children between the ages of 8 and...More >>
  • 'Purge Night' Threats Concern Texas Residents

    'Purge Night' Threats Concern Texas Residents

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:11:44 GMT
    Thieves and murderers running the streets for one night of violence with no one stopping them, that's the premise of the movie "The Purge." But now posts circulating on social media are calling to bring the big screen to life, threatening a "purge night" in Texas on August 29th."That there were some cities being called out for the purge and that it was gonna be in The Woodlands," said The Woodlands Resident Iliana Sotiriou, describing the posts she's seen.The posts name more towns u...More >>
    Thieves and murderers running the streets for one night of violence with no one stopping them, that's the premise of the movie "The Purge." But now posts circulating on social media are calling to bring the big screen to life, threatening a "purge night" in Texas on August 29th."That there were some cities being called out for the purge and that it was gonna be in The Woodlands," said The Woodlands Resident Iliana Sotiriou, describing the posts she's seen.The posts name more towns u...More >>
  • Texas Dad David Barajas Acquitted of Murdering Man Who Killed Sons

    Texas Dad David Barajas Acquitted of Murdering Man Who Killed Sons

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:39:26 GMT
    A Texas father was found not guilty Wednesday of gunning down the man who killed his young sons in a drunken-driving accident. It took the jury three hours to acquit David Barajas, who was charged in the shooting death of 20-year-old Jose Banda Jr. in December 2012. "I thank God. This has been hard on me and my family," Barajas told reporters after the verdict, according to the Associated Press.An intoxicated Banda struck Barajas and his two children while they pushed the family...More >>
    A Texas father was found not guilty Wednesday of gunning down the man who killed his young sons in a drunken-driving accident. It took the jury three hours to acquit David Barajas, who was charged in the shooting death of 20-year-old Jose Banda Jr. in December 2012. "I thank God. This has been hard on me and my family," Barajas told reporters after the verdict, according to the Associated Press.An intoxicated Banda struck Barajas and his two children while they pushed the family...More >>
  • Driver Airlifted to Hospital After Overnight Accident in Killeen

    Driver Airlifted to Hospital After Overnight Accident in Killeen

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:00:34 GMT
     One person was taken to the hospital in serious condition after an overnight accident in Killeen. It happened around 2:45 early on Friday at the intersection of Stan Schlueter and Robinett Road.Police say the driver drove into a pole going at a high rate of speed.The driver was air-lifted to the hospital in serious condition, but police say that it does not appear that his injuries are life-threatening.More >>
     One person was taken to the hospital in serious condition after an overnight accident in Killeen. It happened around 2:45 early on Friday at the intersection of Stan Schlueter and Robinett Road.Police say the driver drove into a pole going at a high rate of speed.The driver was air-lifted to the hospital in serious condition, but police say that it does not appear that his injuries are life-threatening.More >>
  • WATCH: Johnny Manziel Leads Aerobics Class in Snickers Commercial

    WATCH: Johnny Manziel Leads Aerobics Class in Snickers Commercial

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:33:28 GMT
    The NFL's most famous backup quarterback is now the world's most famous aerobics instructor.In a new sport for Snickers, Johnny Manziel becomes Johnny JamBoogie, an aerobics instructor who looks about as comfortable in front of his class as Manziel does in an NFL pocket.One has the feeling that “who has a pelvis” will be a common catcall at Browns games this year.The commercial is a fount of missed opportunities. Where was the Money Manziel sign or references to falling in the ...More >>
    The NFL's most famous backup quarterback is now the world's most famous aerobics instructor.In a new sport for Snickers, Johnny Manziel becomes Johnny JamBoogie, an aerobics instructor who looks about as comfortable in front of his class as Manziel does in an NFL pocket.One has the feeling that “who has a pelvis” will be a common catcall at Browns games this year.The commercial is a fount of missed opportunities. Where was the Money Manziel sign or references to falling in the ...More >>
  • Ft. Hood's USO Building to get Facelift for Soldiers

    Ft. Hood's USO Building to get Facelift for Soldiers

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:00:43 GMT
    (KCEN) – Next month Fort Hood's USO building is expected to get a much needed face lift with renovations that could cost more than $170,000. USO is a non-profit separate from the Department of Defense, but their building is located on Fort Hood to give soldiers and their families a chance to kick back and relax. “Our slogan is home away from home and that truly is our goal to provide a place, a space where they can come out of their normal daily routine and take a breath, take a minute to re...More >>
    (KCEN) – Next month Fort Hood's USO building is expected to get a much needed face lift with renovations that could cost more than $170,000. USO is a non-profit separate from the Department of Defense, but their building is located on Fort Hood to give soldiers and their families a chance to kick back and relax. “Our slogan is home away from home and that truly is our goal to provide a place, a space where they can come out of their normal daily routine and take a breath, take a minute to re...More >>
  • Connally 2nd Grader Put on Wrong Bus, Dropped at Wrong Place

    Connally 2nd Grader Put on Wrong Bus, Dropped at Wrong Place

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:18:33 GMT
    It was a rough start to the school year on Monday for one Connally ISD second grader after he was sent home on the wrong school bus.The first day of school almost always comes with some confusion as teachers, staff and students are getting used to changes in protocol. But for one second grader, being sent home on the wrong school bus was only the beginning of what would become a painful ordeal.There's nothing confusing about 7-year-old Landon Thompson's school bus badge. He's to be ...More >>
    It was a rough start to the school year on Monday for one Connally ISD second grader after he was sent home on the wrong school bus.The first day of school almost always comes with some confusion as teachers, staff and students are getting used to changes in protocol. But for one second grader, being sent home on the wrong school bus was only the beginning of what would become a painful ordeal.There's nothing confusing about 7-year-old Landon Thompson's school bus badge. He's to be ...More >>
  • SMG Officially Launches Website for McLane Stadium

    SMG Officially Launches Website for McLane Stadium

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:40:05 GMT
     SMG, the worldwide leader in venue management, is pleased to announce the official launch of the McLane Stadium website www.mclanestadium.com.Designed by Tulsa, Oklahoma-based creative agency Cubic Inc., this sleek, responsively designed site serves as the gateway for information on upcoming events at McLane Stadium. Additionally, users will find details on parking, how to purchase tickets and information on the Baylor Club, McLane Stadium's private dining restaur...More >>
     SMG, the worldwide leader in venue management, is pleased to announce the official launch of the McLane Stadium website www.mclanestadium.com.Designed by Tulsa, Oklahoma-based creative agency Cubic Inc., this sleek, responsively designed site serves as the gateway for information on upcoming events at McLane Stadium. Additionally, users will find details on parking, how to purchase tickets and information on the Baylor Club, McLane Stadium's private dining restaur...More >>
  • JILTED GROOM DONATES RECEPTION TO CHARITY

    JILTED GROOM DONATES RECEPTION TO CHARITY

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:06:40 GMT
    Phil Laboon was getting married this Saturday."Things just didn't work out for one reason or another... So I called off the wedding, pretty last minute."He'd booked the priory for his reception and paid for all the food and the booze. So -- now what?Phil decided to squeeze the sour taste of his break up -- into something sweet."So we were talking about it, me and my friends, and we were talking almost like Farm Aid, like this could be Lemon AID...and it could be used to help these kids....More >>
    Phil Laboon was getting married this Saturday."Things just didn't work out for one reason or another... So I called off the wedding, pretty last minute."He'd booked the priory for his reception and paid for all the food and the booze. So -- now what?Phil decided to squeeze the sour taste of his break up -- into something sweet."So we were talking about it, me and my friends, and we were talking almost like Farm Aid, like this could be Lemon AID...and it could be used to help these kids....More >>
  • Customer Finds Live Rat in Killeen Restaurant

    Customer Finds Live Rat in Killeen Restaurant

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:44:18 GMT
    A rat in a Killeen restaurant has customers demanding the problem be addressed.People eating at the CiCi's Pizza on South Fort Hood Street over the weekend came across one of the rodents.It happened Saturday when a group of customers were just sitting down to enjoy their meal. One of them caught movement out of the corner of their eye. And what that person found, sent people back to counter for a refund.It wasn't Kristy Campbell's first time to eat at CiCi's Pizza in Killeen, but it...More >>
    A rat in a Killeen restaurant has customers demanding the problem be addressed.People eating at the CiCi's Pizza on South Fort Hood Street over the weekend came across one of the rodents.It happened Saturday when a group of customers were just sitting down to enjoy their meal. One of them caught movement out of the corner of their eye. And what that person found, sent people back to counter for a refund.It wasn't Kristy Campbell's first time to eat at CiCi's Pizza in Killeen, but it...More >>
  • Baylor, Waco Chamber Say Game Day Downtown Parking Worries Unfounded

    Baylor, Waco Chamber Say Game Day Downtown Parking Worries Unfounded

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-08-26 00:38:09 GMT
    (KCEN) --Central Texas is counting down the days to the Bears' first kickoff in McLane Stadium. It's a project years in the making, but no one is really sure what kind of impact the city of Waco will see. More >>
    (KCEN) --Central Texas is counting down the days to the Bears' first kickoff in McLane Stadium. It's a project years in the making, but no one is really sure what kind of impact the city of Waco will see. More >>
  • Baylor Will Provide Shuttle for Traditions Rally, HS Football Game

    Baylor Will Provide Shuttle for Traditions Rally, HS Football Game

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:42:51 GMT
    Waco Downtown Development Corporation and Baylor University are pleased to announce that Waco Transit will be providing transportation to two important upcoming events at McLane Stadium: Thursday night's Baylor Traditions Rally, with concert featuring Philip Phillips, and the Friday night high school football game between Aledo and Cedar Park.Transportation for the Traditions Rally will begin at 5:30pm on Thursday.On Friday night, Waco Transit will begin shuttles at 6:30pm for the high school...More >>
    Waco Downtown Development Corporation and Baylor University are pleased to announce that Waco Transit will be providing transportation to two important upcoming events at McLane Stadium: Thursday night's Baylor Traditions Rally, with concert featuring Philip Phillips, and the Friday night high school football game between Aledo and Cedar Park.Transportation for the Traditions Rally will begin at 5:30pm on Thursday.On Friday night, Waco Transit will begin shuttles at 6:30pm for the high school...More >>
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