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  1. Texan of the Year finalist: C.J. GrishamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Dallas Morning News

    "We were not a bunch of rabble-rousers; we were just out there to educate people that there is nothing to be afraid about seeing a gun in the hands of law-abiding citizens," Open Carry Texas founder C.J. Grisham says. C.J. Grisham's mission to legalize the open carrying of handguns began on a hike with his teenage son along a country road in Bell County.

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    Wednesday Dec 17 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... ery is asked to contact the Harker Heights Police Department, Criminal Investigation Division at 254-953-5400 or Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477).

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  3. Manhunt Continues After Local Forecaster Shot Outside TV StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KWTX

    ... is managing the crime scene and has set up a command post directly north of the station along Interstate 35, Bell County sheriff's Lt. Donnie Adams said. Motorists on Interstate 35 were advised to be prepared for possible closures on or along the ...

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  4. Police Bust Cockfight In Home In Local NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KWTX

    Two men were arrested and nine others were cited Sunday after police busted a cockfight at a residence in a neighborhood in North Waco. Toribio also faced charges for failing to identify himself as a fugitive and on a warrant from Bell County charging assault with bodily injury which carried a $5,000 bond.

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  5. Vandals Destroy Disabled Veteran's Christmas DecorationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | KYTX-TV News

    ... bottom of a storm water drain in Australia. Two strangers helped rescue him after hearing his cries. (KCEN) -- A Bell County family is outraged after they were targeted by vandals who destroyed their Christmas display which took hours to construct ...

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  6. After Toddler Shoots Self, A Look at Charges, SafetyRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | KCEN

    ... "Just common sense efforts to put things up that your children can get to," said Lt. Donnie Adams with the Bell County Sheriff's Department. If a child under 17 finds a gun, you can be charged under Texas law if you "failed to secure the firearm," ...

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  7. Central Texas Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of 13-Year-OldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | KCEN

    Police arrested a man after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. On July 26, Bell County deputies responded to a report of a sexual assault in the Holland area.

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  8. 19-year-old arrested for sexual assault of 13-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The Bell County Sheriff's Department arrested a 19-year-old from Holland accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl back in 2012. Bell County deputies received a report of the sexual assault on July 26, 2014.

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  9. Deputy hurt during chase after alleged robbery in BeltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Deputy hurt during chase after alleged robbery in Belton - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen An alleged robbery led to a lengthy chase in Bell County Sunday that left a deputy hurt and the accused robber behind bars. The Bell County Sheriff's Office says a deputy was passing the CEFCO Service Station at 614 Holland Road in Belton around 11:25 Sunday morning.

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  10. Local Deputy Injured While Chasing Robbery SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | KWTX

    A Temple man was jailed Sunday facing robbery and evading arrest charges after a Bell County sheriff's deputy was injured while chasing a suspicious man who ran from a convenience store. The deputy spotted suspicious activity at around 11:25 p.m. Saturday in a the CEFCO store at 614 Holland road.

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  11. Ex-Ohio minister arrested in Texas in funds flapRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A former Ohio minister sought after an audit revealed about $67,000 missing from his church has been arrested in Central Texas. Bell County jail records show 46-year-old Jerry Francis was being held without bond Friday on two counts of felony money laundering.

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  12. Former Minister Arrested Here On Money Laundering ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | KWTX

    A former preacher from Ohio was held Thursday in the Bell County Jail after he was arrested on two Ohio warrants charging money laundering. Jerry Francis, 46, who shows an address on South 31st Street in Temple, was listed on the Bell County Jail log Thursday, but no bond was indicated.

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  13. Flag Dedication Honors Fallen Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... this community's desire that with the erection of this flagpole, that Chief Dixon's memory is eternal," said Bell County Sheriff Eddy Lange. "This is just a small symbol of the appreciation we have for him and law enforcement as a whole." ...

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  14. Dispute After Night Of Drinking, Dominoes Leads To Deadly ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | KWTX

    Bell County deputies were investigating Wednesday morning after a man was found shot to death at a residence near Belton. Deputies were sent at about 2:45 a.m. to a residence at 389 D.N. Watts Lane, west of Belton, after a caller reported a man had been shot, Bell County Chief Deputy Chuck Cox said.

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  15. Deputies investigating fatal shooting in Bell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Bell County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting death that occurred early Wednesday morning, east of Nolanville in Bell County. Investigators were called to a house on FM 439, near D N Watts Rd., about 2:45 a.m. Few details have been released at this time, but deputies say one man is dead and another man is being questioned in the fatal shooting.

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  16. Motorist killed when vehicle struck by Texas trainRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... pickup was stopped Tuesday afternoon on the tracks north of Taylor or was attempting to cross them when struck. Bell County sheriff's Lt. Donnie Adams told KWTX in Waco that the pickup was engulfed in flames and confirmed its driver was killed. He ...

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  17. Killeen Man in Jail After Police Find Meth in PossessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | KCEN

    Mastin was arrested after an investigation where police suspected him to be distributing large quantities of meth in Bell County.

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  18. More than $10,000 worth of meth seized in Bell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A 25-year-old Killeen man is behind bars after authorities seized over 9 ounces of methamphetamine with a street value of more than $10,000. Members of the Bell County Organized Crime Unit arrested Robert Mastin on Saturday, near Loop 121 and FM 93 in Belton.

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  19. Ft. Hood soldier arrested on post for alleged sexual assault of childRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... who assisted in finding the soldier and helping them arrest him. Lawrence Charles Woods has been booked into the Bell County Jail on a charge of sexual assault. He is being held on $500,000 bond. Police began their investigation back on September 3, ...

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  20. A year later, still no veterans service officer in Bell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Austin American-Statesman

    A little over a year ago, the Bell County Commissioner's Court vowed to comply with state law and hire a veterans county service officer to help local veterans navigate the complicated Department of Veterans Affairs benefits system. At the time, officials said they hoped to post the position by the end of 2013.

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