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Central Texans work to gather 150,000 lbs. of food

CENTRAL TEXAS -- Local businesses paired up with the Capital Area Food Bank Friday to gather literally tons of food. Hundreds of thousands pounds of food was gathered in Belton, Temple and Salado.

Animal hoarding case in Killeen

KILLEEN -- Nearly 100 cats were found in a single home in Killeen. A number overwhelming the Killeen animal control shelter.

Infant dies, family thanks hospital for support and comfort

Landry James Steele was born July 24, 2010, and died two days later from a bleed in his brain. His mom, Holly Steele, says those were the hardest days of her life, but Scott and White Hospital in Temple provided comfort.

Five law enforcement officers killed since January

Two Deputy U.S. Marshals and four U.S. Marshal Task Force Officers have been killed since January. The most recent death, on Monday, when 48 year old U.S. Marshal, John Perry, was killed while trying to serve a warrant.

Police officer arrested after exposing himself in mall parking lot

A Bryan police officer was arrested Thursday, after allegedly exposing himself at the Post Oak Mall parking lot.

Man in prison for shooting his estranged wife, and killing her lover

A Belton man was sentenced to state prison for murder and attempted murder. Police say Jeffrey Treacher shot his estranged wife, and her lover, Mark Gibbs, on Christmas day in 2009.

Mobile home fire kills three people in Bellmead

A fire in Bellmead Wednesday morning took the life of three people. Officials say a woman, her fiance, and a teen on spring break, were all inside a mobile home on the 1100 block of Woodbine, when the home caught fire.

House delays hearing on texting while driving ban

WACO -- A family of a girl who died while texting and driving warned of the dangers at the Capitol today. Lawmakers in Austin delayed the hearing for the bill, but the family still spoke out about their concerns.

Senate to consider smoking ban

The Senate Human Services Committee voted Tuesday, to ban smoking in all public places in Texas, including bars and restaurants.

Annual crime report shows Temple crime down

TEMPLE -- Temple police have released their annual crime report. Overall, crime dropped by 14 percent.