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Are You Aware of the New Laws in Texas, Effective September 1st?

On September 1st, 2014, several new Texas laws went into effect, most of which were passed by the legislature last year. The biggest of these, called HB 2, was set to close almost all abortion clinics in the state of Texas, but was recently overturned by a District Judge who ruled on Friday that the law was unconstitutional. Several more, however, are now state law. Read up on what you need to know.

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Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Collision with Truck Near Rogers

A motorcyclist was injured Monday morning when his bike burst into flames after colliding with an 18-wheeler on U.S. 190 near Rogers.

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Local Teen Arrested After Robbing Man at Gunpoint

17-year-old Taron Marquise Tillman-Ratliff of Killeen has been charged with aggravated robbery and possession of a dangerous drug.

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Man Indicted in Central Texas Police Chief’s Death

TEMPLE, Texas (AP) — A 57-year-old man who formerly worked in law enforcement has been indicted in the fatal shooting of a police chief in the small Central Texas town of Little River-Academy.

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Saegert Elementary School Locked Down As Precaution

UPDATE 11:23 AM: The subject of the police standoff in Killeen has surrendered to police and is being transported to an area hospital for evaluation. It is not clear if he will face any charges.

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UPDATE 11:00 AM: The subject of a police standoff in Killeen is reportedly a former soldier suffering from PTSD. Officers were sent to the man's home in the area of W.S. Young Drive and Mikulec Drive around 7:55 a.m. after a caller reported a man in distress. When officers arrived, they found the man locked in his car and threatening to shoot himself. Police do not believe anyone is in the vehicle with him or inside the home.

As a precaution, police have set up a two-block perimeter around the scene. Nearby Saegert Elementary remains on external lockdown. Police and school officials say students and staff are safe.

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Seagert Elementary School in Killeen has been locked down as a precaution while police negotiate with an apparently suicidal person who has barricaded himself inside a vehicle in the 2200 block of Mikulec.

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Killeen Woman Arrested After Attacking Roommate With Knife

30-year-old Shataya Renea White of Killeen is being held in the Bell County Jail on $100,000 bond after police say she attacked her roommate with knives, then threw the weapons at police.

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Ralph Wilson Youth Club Breaks Ground on New Facility

A year after being displaced by the expansion of I-35, Temple’s Ralph Wilson Youth Club is one step closer to opening a new, improved facility.

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Car Hits Copperas Cove High School on First Day

No one was hurt Monday after a car dropping off a student at Copperas Cove High School backed into the front of the building.

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Win an All-Access Package to the 2014 Central Texas State Fair

We’re giving away six all-access packages to the 2014 Central Texas State Fair, Labor Day Weekend, August 29-31.

The contest ends Thursday, August 28, so tune in on-air and online that evening to find out if you’ve won!

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KTEM Café Winners – American Printing Co in Temple

This week's KTEM Café winner was Jody Donaldson with American Printing in Downtown Temple!

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