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Bell County man sentenced to life in prison for murdering mom, stepdad

A Bell County man was found guilty of capital murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole on Wednesday morning.

West ISD declares explosion anniversary holiday for students

The West ISD school board has voted to cancel classes on April 17 this year, in remembrance of the one year anniversary of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion.

Fort Hood soldier pleads not guilty to explosive theft charges

A Fort Hood soldier, who is accused of trying to sell stolen explosives, has pleaded not guilty. Tyler Glen Patrick was released on a $25,000 bond earlier this month on explosive theft charges.

Father, sons arrested for fighting Coryell Co. deputy

A Central Texas man and his two sons were arrested Friday after reportedly fighting with a sheriff's deputy.

Bell County on trial for capital murder of mother, stepfather

The capital murder trial of a Bell County man accused of shooting and killing his mother and stepfather is underway this week. Jury selection took place Monday.

Weekend fire damages China Spring home

A Central Texas family is displaced for now after a weekend fire gutted their China Spring home. Monday, restoration crews were at the home, located in the 1100 block of Brazos Bluff Drive, to remove furniture.

Governor Perry appeals FEMA denial for flood assistance in Central Texas

Governor Rick Perry appealed the Federal Emergency Management Administration’s (FEMA) denial of individual assistance for Central Texas counties impacted by the severe storms and flooding between October 30 and November 1.

Name of Fort Hood soldier that died in one-vehicle crash released

Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier that died from injuries suffered from a one-vehicle accident on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

Fort Hood officials release names of those involved in murder-suicide

The father and two daughters that were found deceased on Januar 21, in a suspected murder-suicide here have been identified as Rouhad Ahamd Ezzeddine, 43, and daughters Leila Rouhad Ezzeddine, 9, and Zeinab Rouhad Ezzeddine, 4.

McGregor burglar arrested after being caught in the act

A McGregor man is being held on a $100,000 bond after police caught him attempting to burglarize his second home in about a week's time.