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Fort Hood shooter was Iraq vet being treated for mental health issues

[Breaking news alert, 11:53 a.m.] Ivan Lopez passed a background check when he recently bought a .45-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun near Killeen, Texas, according to U.S. law enforcement officials.

Fort Hood shooting spree: 'Texans' hearts are once again very heavy'

KILLEEN, Texas (CNN) -- [Breaking news updates 10:29 a.m.] • Investigators have not made any conclusions about the motives of the suspected Fort Hood shooter, Army Secretary John McHugh told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday.

REPORTS: 4 dead, 16 injured in Ft. Hood shooting

Four are reported dead and 16 are injured following a shooting incident at Ft. Hood Wednesday afternoon. The post released the following statement:

New charges filed against SXSW driver who plowed car into crowd

New charges have been filed against the driver who is accused of plowing into a crowd of people in Austin, during the South by Southwest Festival last month.

Ross mobile home destroyed by afternoon fire

A Tuesday afternoon fire left a Central Texas woman homeless.

TXDoT officials repair pothole on I-35 near exit 328

TXDoT officials are out making repairs to I-35 at mile marker 328, which is the exit for FM 2063/ Sun Valley, due to a large pothole that formed Tuesday night.

Man leads Temple police on chase ending in river serach

An Austin man is behind bars after he led police on chase covering car, ground and water.

Hewitt business goes up in flames Monday night

Hewitt firefighters were out this morning putting out a fire that rekindled at Flat Rock Trailer and Ranch Supply.  

West nursing home begins rebuilding

West, Texas, April 1, 2014 – The West Rest Haven Board of Directors and administration will host a ground breaking ceremony at 503 Meadow Drive, West, Texas April 4, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Man arrested for making terroristic threats at DMV

A Copperas Cove man was arrested Monday morning after showing up to a local DMV and making terroristic threats.