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Story premature: Nuke vote not done yet
tdtnews.com / Sat, 05 Sep 2015 04:00:00 -0500
Wow! I woke up this morning, made my coffee, went outside and got my paper and looked at the headlines and then looked around to make sure I was still living in Texas, not a foreign country when I rea

Temple animal disposal needs to be more humane
tdtnews.com / Sat, 05 Sep 2015 04:00:00 -0500
I am an avid supporter of the Animal Control Facilities in Temple and Belton. I have placed many dogs and cats to good homes.

Waste franchise denied by Temple Council
tdtnews.com / Sat, 05 Sep 2015 00:14:00 -0500
A Georgetown company’s request to haul construction waste in Temple was denied this week — and caused a disagreement at Thursday’s City Council meeting.Lossen Bros. Inc. hauls trees, brush, shrubs and construction site waste and provides construction site cleaning and landscape tractor services. Lossen is currently contracted with homebuilder D.R. Horton.

Man arrested, charged in two Temple robberies
tdtnews.com / Sat, 05 Sep 2015 00:09:00 -0500
Bontamian R. Smith, 33, of Temple was identified by police Friday as the man who allegedly robbed an apartment complex office and a small neighborhood grocery store Thursday.

S&W trauma director dies in climbing accident
tdtnews.com / Sat, 05 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Dr. Matthew L. Davis, 41, the director of trauma, emergency surgery and surgical critical care and system director of trauma at Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital, died Thursday in a climbing accident in Colorado.Davis was in Colorado with Billy Wren, an inventor and businessman, and another friend.

Killeen PD joins moment of silence honoring slain deputy
tdtnews.com / Sat, 05 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Killeen Police Department officers Friday joined others across Texas to observe a moment of silence in honor of Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth, who was fatally shot last week near Houston.Any officers not on call observed the moment of silence at 11 a.m. Friday across Killeen, KPD officials said.

Slain officer remembered during funeral
tdtnews.com / Sat, 05 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Thousands of law enforcement officers stood at attention to form a wall Friday outside one of Houston’s largest churches as a 21-gun salute and flyover by police helicopters were carried out in honor of a slain sheriff’s deputy.The symbolic gestures followed the funeral for Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth, who was gunned down at a gas pump a week ago.

Document: Witnesses saw Salado stabbing happen
tdtnews.com / Sat, 05 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0500
New details have emerged about a deadly Salado stabbing that occurred Aug. 27 at a rest stop.Although he has not been indicted, Stanley Polk, a 46-year-old Las Vegas man, was arrested and is being held in the Bell County Jail on a charge of murder.

Temple Police Reports for Sept. 2-3
tdtnews.com / Sat, 05 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0500
The Sept. 2 and Sept. 3 Temple Police Department incidents are in RAIDSOnline:

Group helps those coping with loss of loved one from suicide
tdtnews.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 22:04:00 -0500
When Janet Sutton’s son, Christopher, 14, committed suicide in April 2014, she didn’t know where to turn.“Shortly after he died I was looking for support groups, anything I could find to help with the grief,” Sutton said. “I couldn’t find anything.”About six months later she attended a Survivors of Suicide event where she met Clarena Tobon, whose mother had committed suicide six years before.“We kind of clicked and decided we would just start working with each other and we eventually formed Survivors of Suicide — Greater Fort Hood,” Sutton said.

Woman shot in Temple
tdtnews.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 22:03:00 -0500
A woman was shot Thursday night by a man who police said was involved in an argument with her in the 1500 block of South 11th Street in Temple.Temple Police said the woman’s injuries were not believed to be life threatening. She was treated at Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital.This incident marks the second shooting in Temple this week, according to RAIDSOnline.At about 8:10 p.m. officers responded to a call about a fight and shooting. They were told about the woman who was shot and that her boyfriend came to the location to pick up property. When they got there, another man and woman were already there. The victim said the other woman appeared upset and was crying, so she went to check on her. The man reportedly got upset and was arguing with the victim, a news release said.

Iran nuke deal to be tougher to obtain; key democrat voices opposition
tdtnews.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 22:00:00 -0500
WASHINGTON — White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat announced his opposition.The setback came in the announcement from Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland, top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, that he opposes the deal, which he said “legitimizes Iran’s nuclear program.”

Fallen officers honored: Communities pay respect to law enforcement
tdtnews.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 21:57:00 -0500
On Friday from 11 a.m. to 11:01 a.m., Temple Police, other law enforcement agencies and residents spent a minute in silence to honor all law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.Especially recognized was Harris County Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth, 47, who died Aug. 28 after he was shot numerous times in Cypress while pumping gas into his patrol car.Services for Goforth were held Friday.

$7 million rail terminal to be built in Temple
tdtnews.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 21:55:00 -0500
A new $7 million rail terminal — which will use at least 1,000 rail cars each year for cement distribution — will be built in northwest Temple, officials announced Friday.The terminal will be built by Bethlehem, Pa.,-based Buzzi Unicem USA and will be the company’s 34th cement distribution location. It will be built on a 9-acre tract in the Temple Industrial Park located near the intersection of Interstate 35 and Loop 363.

Don’t judge on gay marriage, it’s part of the plan
tdtnews.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 19:15:00 -0500
Gay marriage legal in all 50 states! June 26, 2015, will go down in history.

US jobless rate falls to 7-year low
tdtnews.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:02:00 -0500
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month.The jobless rate fell to 5.1 percent — a level the Fed says is consistent with a normal economy — from 5.3 percent in July, the government said Friday. It's the lowest unemployment rate since April 2008.

Jailed clerk’s attorney: Marriage licenses for gays are void
tdtnews.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:59:00 -0500
A jailed Kentucky clerk asserts that the marriage licenses issued Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void because she didn't authorize them, her attorney said.Attorney Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel said the licenses are "not worth paper that they are written on" and promised to appeal the contempt order that sent clerk Kim Davis to jail on Thursday.

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