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Recent Crime News
Friday | via Mid-Day Mumbai
Washington: Thursday's massacre at a Community College in Oregon was the 142nd school shooting in America since the December 2012 shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut, making for an average of nearly one a week. As many as 88 people are killed by gun violence in America each day, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a gun-control group founded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, The Washington Post citing data from ShootingTracker.com said mass shootings-defined as incidents in which four or more people are shot -- have happened hundreds of times over the last several years. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via The Nation
Here is a timeline of some of the worst mass shootings in the United States over the past 25 years: -- Killeen, Texas, October 16, 1991: A man shoots dead 23 people in a restaurant and then kills himself. -- Littleton, Colorado, April 20, 1999: Two teenaged boys shoot and kill 12 fellow classmates and a teacher at Columbine High School before killing themselves. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via KXXV-TV Waco
Killeen Police have what may be a significant break in an 18-year-old murder case, and are now looking for a woman who may have information on the disappearance and murder of 7-year-old Danydia Thompson. Thompson was kidnapped in the early hours of April 30th, 1997. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via KWTX
Police Tuesday issued an appeal for help in locating a woman who investigators say may hold the key to solving the 1997 abduction and murder of a Killeen schoolgirl. "Detectives have followed numerous leads and have reason to believe Maria Lashawn Taylor may have information about this case that could possibly lead to the arrest of a suspect," police spokeswoman Carroll Smith said Tuesday. Comment?
Monday Sep 28 | via KXXV-TV Waco
Two suspects busted after three back-to-back robberies - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen Dillion Keaton Willis and Michelle Isabel Palacios were arrested when police spotted their vehicle which was linked to the last robbery. The two suspects' spree began just after 2 a.m. Saturday when a male entered the Subway in the 8800 block of Woodway Drive wearing a mask. Comment?
Monday Sep 28 | via KYTX-TV News
An employee stated that they were notified last night via e-mail that the restaurant would be permanently closing. The e-mail, provided by an employee, stated: For the last 17 months, Twin Peaks Restaurant has proudly served the Harker Heights/Killeen community, providing a quality product at a fair price in a family-friendly atmosphere. Comment?
Saturday Sep 19 | via KXXV-TV Waco
A teen who was 16 years old when he committed nine aggravated robberies pleaded guilty to those crimes Wednesday and could get life in prison. Malik Boone will be sentenced as an adult October 15 for the series of holdups that happened over a two month period in Killeen in 2014. Comment?
Friday Sep 11 | via KCEN
On Tuesday, August 25, an officer was notified of a theft that had taken place in the 5000 block of Tiffany Circle. The reporting person advised their wallet had been stolen from their residence and their debit card had been used at a Walmart store in Killeen. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via KWTX
A Killeen man was named Wednesday in a two-count indictment that charges him in connection with an April shooting at a Killeen apartment that left two women dead and three people injured. Rico Doyle, 35, was named in the indictments Wednesday and remained in custody in the Bell County Jail Thursday in lieu of bonds totaling $1,204,500, charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, one count of murder, one count of possession of a dangerous drug, one count of driving with an invalid license and without bond on a motion to revoke an earlier probation, online jail records showed. Comment?
Aug 26, 2015 | via KXXV-TV Waco
The Latest: Obama calls TV shooting heartbreaking - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen A former student charged with raping a freshman girl two days before he graduated from an elite New Hampshire prep school acknowledged Wednesday that he deleted a Facebook message to a friend in which he wrote he... A former student charged with raping a freshman girl two days before he graduated from an elite New Hampshire prep school acknowledged Wednesday that he deleted a Facebook message to a friend in which he wrote he used... A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling ordering a Kentucky county clerk to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Comment?
Aug 25, 2015 | via Dallas Morning News
As a trustee for the Dallas County Community College District, I take my position very seriously. Serving our community is a priority of mine. Comment?
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