Killeen News Now – The Killeen Police Department has identified the female victim in the double homicide on Brook Drive as 18-year-old Revierra Elizabeth Aline Gibson.
Police went to a house on Brook Drive around 2:40 a.m. Thursday morning to investigate a shooting. Gibson was found inside the residence with a gunshot wound. The body of a 15-year-old boy was also located near her.
by BrenShavia Jordan on March 25, 2022 at 11:37 pm
WACO, Texas- We won’t know for sure if Judge Jackson will be confirmed until next month, but watching her hearing unfold over the last four days has people sharing their opinion on how it went. “Historical” is how Waco NAACP President Dr. Peaches Henry describes Jackson’s nomination for U.S. Supreme Court. Henry, pointing to pictures […]
Killeen News Now – The Killeen Police Department is investigating a double homicide that occurred around 2:30 a.m. in the 600 block of Brook Drive.
The Killeen Police Department was dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of Brook Drive in response to a call about shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two people inside the residence with gunshot wounds. They were both dead. One person was taken in custody. The investigation continues.
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Killeen News Now – The Killeen Police Department conducted a railroad safety detail on Tuesday that resulted in the issuance of dozens of citations.
Officers with the Traffic Unit conducted the detail at a railroad crossing located near State Highway 195. This was done in response to recent concerns from the public. Between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., 35 violations occurred while officers observed the location. A driver the received a citation for stopping on the tracks was also found to have no Driver’s License.
- 35 citations for Stopped on the Tracks
- 1 citation for no Driver’s License
Washington – Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, 73, has been at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., since Friday after experiencing flu-like symptoms.
Thomas’ condition is being treated with antibiotics. His symptoms seem to be improving. He is expected to recover and be released in a few days[…]
Killeen News Now – The Killeen Police Department was dispatched in response to a call involving a shooting and a wreck that injured a 10-year-old child on Saturday evening.
The incident occurred shortly before 5:20 p.m. near College and Dunn street. A green Ford Mustang was shot several times. Three people in the vehicle were injured. The driver of the Mustang collided with a vehicle parked in a driveway nearby, injuring a 10-year-old child. The child was airlifted to a hospital. The gunshot victims went to a hospital in Temple. It is not yet clear who shot at the Ford Mustang. No arrests have been made.
Killeen News Now – Nine people, including six University of the Southwest golf players and their golf coach, Tyler James, have been killed in a head-on collision between their transit van and a pickup truck in West Texas on Tuesday night.
Seven of the nine passengers in the van died. The other two are in stable condition at the hospital in Lubbock. The 13-year-old driver and passenger of the pickup truck that crossed the centerline were also killed. The driver of the van carrying the University of the Southwest golf teams was the head coach, 26-year-old Tyler James. He graduated from Killeen High School in 2014[…]
Killeen News Now – The family of a 15-year-old Senia Aguilera, a Killeen High School student fatally struck by a train on Tuesday, wants the community to know who she was.
Aguilera was described as shy, bright, and having a beautiful smile, by her aunt Glenda Attaway.
“Her dreams were cut short. She was so excited to become a cheerleader in the fall. She had received information about cheerleading just prior to the accident.”– Glenda Attaway
Attaway would like parents to tell their children to take the safest route to school. A balloon release has been scheduled for Thursday at Stewart Park. Anyone wishing to donate toward the cost of funeral services can do so, here.
Killeen News Now – A 15-year-old Killeen High School student died when she was fatally struck by a train near the school on Tuesday.
The accident occurred just after 4:30 p.m. near 38th Street and Killeen High School. The Killeen Police Department temporally closed 38th Street. Traffic on Twin Creek Road was also blocked by the stopped BNSF train.
Armando Menchaca, a witness, said he’d picked up his daughter from a late release at Killeen High School when he saw the student attempt to jump over the train tracks as the train was approaching. She didn’t make it across in time. He described the accident as, “horrific.” Menchaca called 911 and attempted to render aid.
Killeen News Now – According to Fort Hood Officials, nearly 160 soldiers from the III Armored Corps at Fort Hood deployed today to support the NATO Response Force announced on February 24.
Among those deployed are the 96th Transportation Company and the 297th Inland Cargo Transfer Company. Both are from the 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and the 11th Corps Signal Brigade, under the III Armored Corps based at Fort Hood. They will augment U.S. forces in the European theater. They are trained and equipped for various missions and will reinforce the U.S. European Command posture on NATO’s eastern flank.
“Our soldiers are trained and ready,”Col. Matthew Ruedi, the 13th ESC deputy commanding officer.
“Elements of our heavy transportation company have deployed to Europe to reassure NATO allies, deter Russian aggression, and are prepared to support a range of other operations in the region.”Col. Matthew Ruedi, the 13th ESC deputy commanding officer.
“Things can change rapidly in situations like this. Making sure we communicate with our families not only helps manage expectations, but it also contributes to our overall readiness.”Col. Matthew Ruedi, the 13th ESC deputy commanding officer.