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Police warn public to be ready for crime during the holidays

CENTRAL TEXAS -- Something you don't normally think about during the holidays is crime. Police say with the holidays comes more crime and robberies.

Police search for Killeen bank robber

KILLEEN -- Killeen police are looking for the person who robbed the First National Bank Texas.

Flu virus spreading quickly through McLennan County

The flu virus is spreading rapidly through McLennan County. Public health officials say it is not too late to protect yourself from becoming the next sick victim.

Is your house in danger of a wildfire?

Nearly 80 percent of wildfires start within two miles of residential neighborhoods. Current drought conditions, low humidity, and high winds, can cause a fire to spread rapidly.

Tickets selling fast for Texas Bowl

HOUSTON -- The Baylor Bears are heading to Houston for the Texas Bowl next week, and they're taking a big fan base with them. The Texas Bowl committee says there aren't that many tickets left.

Woman killed in house fire

WACO -- Officials are investigating a fire in Waco that took one woman's life. Now, neighbors and family members are speaking out about the tragedy. 48-year-old Kim Johnson was trapped in her home when the blaze started.

Store robbery update: surveillance photos released

Bryan police are still searching for two men, who are accused of robbing a Shell gas station on December 10th. The incident happened at the Shell gas station on, North Harvey Mitchell Parkway, at Leonard Road.

Economic development leads to new Texas Congressional seats

The population of Texas has increased over 20 percent since the year 2000. With over 25 million residents, this surge has gained Texas four Congressional seats.

Unemployment benefits extended until Jan. 3

WASHINGTON -- The deadline for 100,000 jobless Texans to qualify for emergency unemployment benefits is extended to Jan 3. The bill does not add more time for those who previously exhausted all state and federal benefits.

UPDATE: Killeen police officer terminated

KILLEEN -- We now know why Killeen Police Officer Tramel Bracey was suspended. Killeen Police say Bracey faces felony charges of social security fraud.