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3 Belton ISD schools closed for cleaning following Ebola scare

Three Belton ISD schools will be closed today in order for them to be cleaned after officials found two students were on the same flight as the Dallas nurse who has tested positive for Ebola.

Madisonville police officer being charged with death of K9

A Madisonville police officer will be charged this week in the death of a K9 officer. Investigators say officer Gary Laws went home on September 12th from his overnight shift and left Baron inside of the patrol unit.

Drainage, remodeling scheduled for water tank in Copperas Cove

Copperas Cove Water Distribution is in the process of preparing a one million gallon water storage tank for remodeling and repairs.

Woman arrested in connection with stabbing death of a Central Texas man

Copperas Cove police have arrested a woman in connection with the stabbing death of a Central Texas man.  Shekita Irene Dickens, 23, was arraigned on Monday on a charge of murder by Justice of the Peace John Guinn. 

Authorities identify teen found dead at youth ranch on Sunday

Authorities have identified the teenage boy was who was killed Sunday at the Brookhaven Youth Ranch, located near West, on Sunday afternoon.

Authorities investigating after teen found dead at area youth ranch

A teenage boy was killed Sunday at the Brookhaven Youth Ranch, located near West, on Sunday afternoon.

Copperas Cove police investigate Sunday morning stabbing death

Coppers Cove police are investigating a stabbing death that happened on Sunday morning.

New citywide alert notification system for West residents

 West residents can now sign up to receive a citywide text alert notification for their phones. The "One Call, Tell All" program will alert residents about emergencies situations or notices, said the City.  

Wanted sex offender arrested in Belton

A wanted sex offender has been arrested after police put information to locate his whereabouts on Thursday.

Teenager arrested after teacher's car goes missing from high school parking lot

A Belton teenager was arrested after police say he took a high school teacher's vehicle from the school's parking lot. Dashiek Saadin Belfrom,18, is facing a felony charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.