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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.

Fake FBI agents trying to collect on payday loans

Fake collection calls are one of the most enduring — and intimidating — scams we see.

Kiddo card program

COPPERAS COVE, Texas – The Copperas Cove Police Department KIDDO Card Child Identification Program is BACK! The next date to have a KIDDO card issued for your child will be February 1, 2014 from 9am-1pm. The KIDDO Card is a child identification

Hewitt PD uncovering more clues to solving homicide case

New information is surfacing surrounding the findings of two sets of skeletal remains in Hewitt.

Fort Hood soldier dies after high speed chase, striking tree

A Fort Hood soldier died when he crashed into a tree after leading officers on a high speed chase into Bell County Wednesday morning.