• Man charged with stalking Central Texas teacher
    by Matt McGovern on September 28, 2022 at 2:09 pm

    FALLS COUNTY, Texas (FOX 44) – A man has been arrested and is charged with stalking a Rosebud-Lott teacher. The Falls County Sheriff’s Office was contacted on Saturday by the School Resource Officer for Rosebud-Lott High School in reference to a faculty member who was receiving threatening emails from an anonymous source. The emails also […]

  • Large police presence in Robinson neighborhood
    by Matt McGovern on September 28, 2022 at 1:31 pm

    ROBINSON, Texas (FOX 44) – The Robinson Police Department is responding to an incident in the 700 block of S. Robinson Drive. The department said on Wednesday morning that there is a large police presence in this area. There is no threat to the public. This is a developing story. FOX 44 News will have […]

  • Madison Co. deputies chase and arrest a suspected repeat offender
    by Matt McGovern on September 28, 2022 at 1:30 pm

    MADISON COUNTY, Texas (FOX 44) – A Madison County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop on September 18 and discovered a woman identified as Deana Okabayashi was driving the vehicle. At the time, Okabayashi was out on bond for previous felony charges. During the stop, Okabayashi was discovered to be in a possession of a […]

  • Killeen Mayor appointed to U.S. Conference of Mayors position
    by Janell J. Lewis Ford on September 28, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    KILLEEN, Texas (FOX 44) – City of Killeen Mayor Debbie Nash-King has been appointed as the Vice Chair of the Veterans Affairs Task Force for the United States Conference of Mayors by the president of the organization, Miami Mayor Francis X. Suarez. The City of Killeen says the United States Conference of Mayors is the […]

  • Beto O’Rourke’s College Tour comes to Central Texas
    by Matt McGovern on September 28, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    CENTRAL TEXAS (FOX 44) – Democratic Candidate for Governor Beto O’Rourke is continuing his College Tour through Central Texas. The tour focuses on young voters across the state, with visits to Texas A&M University and Baylor University on Wednesday. Each event across Texas is an opportunity for people to get registered before the October 11 […]

  • Three homes damaged in Killeen fire
    by Matt McGovern on September 28, 2022 at 12:54 pm

    KILLEEN, Texas (FOX 44) – A Killeen fire damages three homes before being extinguished. The City of Killeen says the fire happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of Franz Drive. The fire started in a driveway and exterior shed before spreading to three residential structures before the first fire unit arrived on […]

  • Victim in fatal Belton crash identified
    by Matt McGovern on September 28, 2022 at 12:21 pm

    BELTON, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: One person has died in a Belton crash involving a motorcycle, truck tractor semi-trailer, and a large truck. Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to the crash at approximately 6:04 a.m. Tuesday. The accident occurred at Mile Marker #294 on Interstate 35. A Suzuki GSXR 750 motorcycle – […]

  • Central Texas Church Members Support Cubans Impacted By Hurricane Ian
    by Earl Stoudemire on September 28, 2022 at 2:59 am

    WACO, TX (FOX 44) – As Hurricane Ian approaches Florida, state and local agencies in Texas are getting ready to deploy and provide support. This includes Central Texans gathering resources for Cuba, reports show one million people on the island left without power after impact. Peter Dyson of Waco and Travis Caywood of China Spring […]

  • Latest Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Mike LaPoint
    by Mike LaPoint on September 28, 2022 at 2:48 am

    The milder weather will continue across Central Texas through the next week. Cool mornings with lows in the 50s to lower 60s will give way to plenty of sunshine and highs in the 80s to lower 90s. Low humidity and ongoing drought could lead to easily ignited wildfires; avoid activities that could spark one.

  • Day 2 of the search for escape inmate Brandon Hogan
    by Jessica Rivera on September 28, 2022 at 2:32 am

    CORYELL COUNTY, Texas (FOX 44)- The search continued Tuesday morning for an inmate who escaped from a Coryell County work crew. The inmate, identified as 37-year-old Brandon Wayne Hogan, was doing grounds maintenance on Monday at the Seaton Cemetery, near Leon Junction, as part of a three-inmate crew supervised by the Sheriff’s Office Community Service Manager – when he […]