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Police make arrest in fatal shooting in Copperas Cove

COPPERAS COVE -- A man is in police custody Thursday, after he was arrested for fatally shooting a woman in Copperas Cove. Police say 26-year-old David Pelebo killed a woman in her home.

Voter ID bill soon could become law

WACO -- Heads up for some changes when it comes to the way you vote. This week the Texas House approved the voter ID bill first introduced in January.

Central Texas man admits to shooting stepson

A Freestone County man has been charged with murder after killing his stepson Saturday. Police say Melvin Jones shot his stepson, Donald Bailey, in the stomach when an argument got out of hand.

Fire kills one in Coryell County

CORYELL COUNTY -- A Central Texas pastor's wife was killed this week in a mobile home fire near Gatesville. On Tuesday, firefighters arrived to find the home engulfed in flames with 54-year old Paula Allen still inside.

Standoff in Temple ends peacefully

TEMPLE -- A standoff Tuesday night in Temple ended peacefully. It happened in the 700 block of Turley Dr. just after 6 pm. Police say a man was threatening to harm himself.

Human trafficking legislation hits home in Central Texas

WACO -- If you think human trafficking is just a problem overseas, think again. There are hundreds of cases being investigated right here in Texas. Even in Central Texas.

Authorities seek Hill County's most wanted sex offender

Authorities are still looking for Hill County's most wanted sex offender.

Reagan community members suspect local grave robber

Community members of Reagan, a town near Marlin, believe someone has been robbing and bulldozing veteran's graves.

Police suspect arson in Church fire

Fish Creek Baptist Church, a century old church in Reagan, burned to the ground Sunday night. Several local fire stations responded to the scene, but say it was a total loss by the time they arrived.

Service-disabled veterans could get business breaks

AUSTIN, TX -- A proposed law could give service-disabled veterans' companies HUB status. HUB stands for Historically Underutilized Businesses. That means they would receive more grants from the state.