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Bellmead PD releases name of woman found dead in early December

Bellmead Police Department has released the name of the woman who was found dead on December 5. Michele Yvette Edwards, 47, of Waco was pronounced dead on the scene.

Officials release name of soldier found shot dead in Killeen

Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who died January 8 from an apparent gunshot wound in Killeen. Bell County Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin pronounced him deceased at 7 p.m. the same day.

TxDOT prepared to treat roads in event of severe winter weather

The Texas Department of Transportation is ready for wintry weather that may move into the local area this weekend. Crews are checking supplies such as magnesium chloride and grade 5 rock, and making sure equipment is ready-to-go.

Texas rig count in decline

The number of operating Texas oil rigs has continued its descent in recent weeks. The drop marks the sixth consecutive week the Lone Star State has seen a decline, according to oil field company Baker Hughes.

Listeria-linked caramel apples recall expands to Kroger brand

Out of an abundance of caution and concern for consumer safety Happy Apples is expanding their voluntary recall of caramel apples to include Kroger Brand caramel apples produced by Happy Apple Company with a best use by date between September 1

3 teens, 10-year-old arrested for aggravated robbery of pizza delivery driver

Bellmead Police Department arrested three teens and a 10-year-old on allegations they used a gun to rob a pizza delivery driver.

College Station man arrested for breaking into Grimes County deputy’s home

A College Station man is behind bars after he broke into a Grimes county deputy’s home and threatened him.

Woman arrested for robbing Lacy Lakeview bank

Authorities have arrested the woman accused of robbing a Lacy Lakeview bank on Monday.

Authorities identify woman found dead after fire at Bellmead inn

Bellmead Fire Department has verbally received the Southwest Forensic institutes Medical Examiner's report on the tragic fire that occurred on December 17 at a local inn where a woman and a pet were found dead.

Nexstar Broadcasting purchases KWKT-TV, KYLE-TV

KWKT-TV and KYLE-TV have a new owner as of January 1, 2015. Nexstar Broadcasting purchased KWKT-TV AND KYLE-TV from Communications Corporation of America.