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Police ID man found dead in Copperas Cove on Wednesday

The Copperas Cove Police Department has identified the body they found Wednesday morning.

Burn ban issued for McLennan County

McLennan County officials have ordered a burn ban for those who live the area. The dry and windy conditions caused officials to issue the ban for public safety.

Former officer indicted for killing Little River Academy police chief

A Bell County grand jury has indicted a former police officer on capital murder in connection to the June 19 shooting of Little River Academy Police Chief Lee Dixon.

Trash, recycling collection changes for Labor Day holiday

Monday's holiday will change trash and recycling schedules for many Central Texans.  

Copperas Cove PD investigating the discovery of a body Wednesday morning

The Copperas Cove Police Department is currently conducting a death investigation.

Park closes due to group of aggravated bees

A Copperas Cove trail is being shut down due to a group of aggravated bees. The Copperas Cove South Park Trail will be closed until sometime on August 28.

Waco woman allegedly fires shotgun at mans truck

A Waco woman was arrested by police after she fired a shot gun at her ex-boyfriend's truck. Candy Ann Bridger is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

3 arrests made after domestic violence turns into murder

The Huntsville police have made 3 arrests connected to a muder that took place last Friday. The police say the incident began when Ray Charles Smith beat up his girlfriend.

Belton man pleads guilty to March 2014 kidnapping, shooting incident

A Belton man has pleaded guilty to three felony charges which include aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated kidnapping, and burglary of a habitation with intent to commit a felony.

South Park trail closure

Copperas Cove, Texas – Effective immediately, a portion of the City of Copperas Cove South Park Trail will be closed for bee removal. Bees have been located in the park, adjacent to the walking trail behind Mattie Circle and Guy Circle.