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Today`s Local News2015-02-01
Sunday, February 1, 2015      
 
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GIRL HIT BY CAR IN FAIR CONDITION

(KILLEEN) A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a car as she crossed a street in Killeen was in fair condition Thursday at a local hospital.

The girl, who was not identified, was struck by an eastbound Toyota Prius at around 7 a.m. Wednesday as she crossed Clairidge Avenue.  She suffered internal injuries and was flown by helicopter to McLane Children’s Hospital in Temple.

Her name and further details weren`t released.


AREA POLICE POOL EFFORTS IN RECENT PHARMACY BURGLARIES

(CENTRAL TEXAS) The Clifton police department is working with several other agencies to try to identify and arrest a group of three men who broke into a pharmacy in Clifton that is thought to have hit other towns, as well.  Investigators from eight different police departments are sharing information about pharmacy burglaries in at least eight different cities over the past several weeks.

The burglars can be seen in surveillance videos from several different stores smashing glass in doors or windows at the front of the stores, entering the building and heading straight for what they`re after.  Burglaries have been reported in Clifton, Waco, China Spring, Bellmead, Hewitt, Bremond and Hearne.  The burglars are stealing medicines that contain narcotics or codeine, which police believe is being re-sold on the street.

Anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of suspects in any of these cases is asked to call a local police department.



SUSPECT SOUGHT IN TWO GAS STATION ROBBERIES

(WACO)  The Waco Police Department is searching for a suspect accused of robbing two gas stations on Saturday afternoon.  According to police, the first one occurred at 3:45 p.m. at the Valero on 901 S. 5th St. The suspect allegedly picked up an item and when the clerk opened the register, the suspect displayed a gun in his waistband and demanded cash. The suspect fled on foot.

Ten minutes later, the same suspect entered the Speight Foodmart at 1125 Speight, where he repeated his earlier actions

The man is in his late 50`s to early 60`s without a beard.   No injuries were reported in the robbery. It is unknown if these robberies are linked to others in the past few weeks. 


BELL CO AUTHORITIES LOOKING FOR MISSING TEEN*********UPDATE IF FOUND

(BELL CO) Bell County authorities are looking for a missing teenager. 

Authorities said 15-year-old Mykaila Muniz was last seen leaving Belton High School. Muniz is described as being 5-foot-9, weighing 150 pounds, with short brown hair, blue eyes, and glasses. Officials believe she may be in the Temple-Belton area, though she is not believed to be in any danger. Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts should call 254-933-5412.


CAMERON CITY COUNCIL MEETING

(CAMERON) Cameron City Council is set to meet on Monday for a council workshop and regular meeting.

During Monday`s meeting the council will hold a public hearing for the purpose of receiving public comments regarding variance request to place a HUD code manufactured home at 909 South College Avenue. Also on the agenda the Council will consider and take action regarding request to use Ledbetter Park for BBQ Cook-off. In other business a second and final read of an ordinance making it unlawful to smoke in a hotel or motel.

Monday`s meeting beings at 5:30PM in the City Council Chambers.


CAMERON CHAMBER ANNOUNCES BANQUET

(CAMERON) The Cameron Chamber of Commerce this week announced their plans for the next Chamber Banquet.

The 81st Annual Chamber Banquet will take place February 23rd at the Cameron VFW. 

The Cameron Chamber of Commerce is seeking community input on candidates for several of the annual awards presented at the Banquet, including:  Organization of the Year; Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year; and Volunteer of the Year. Citizens will need to describe how the nominee meets the criteria for each award. A more detailed description of each award will be available online at KMIL.com.

Please send your ideas to the Chamber of Commerce either by email to chamber@cameron-tx.com or mail to P.O. Box 432, Cameron, TX 76520. Entries are due Monday. Be sure to mark your calendars for the annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet, February 23rd at the VFW. For banquet tickets please contact the Chamber of Commerce office. 


POLICE REPORT

(CAMERON) Cameron Police reported 3 EMS runs and 1 arrest:
--Chad Martin, 31 of Cameron, Public Intoxication and Damage to Property


(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 5 EMS runs, 2 fire calls, and 2 arrests.
--51 year old female of Rockdale, Criminal Trespass and theft <$1500
--Brandon Michael Noack of Rockdale, Forgery of a government instrument

--12:15pm Milano FD responded to an out of control controlled burn at 178 CR 372
--4:24am Rockdale FD responded to a Smoke alarm false alarm at 352 N Highway 79


(CAMERON) The Milam County Sheriff`s Office reported 1 accident and 2 booked in:
--Chad Michael Martin, 31 of Cameron, Public Intoxication
--Patricia Diane Schwander, Possession of Marijuana <= 2oz.

Highway 77 and FM 485, two vehicle accident with no injuries.

There are 126 prisoners in the Milam County Jail this morning, including 20 housed for Coryell County, 10 housed for Lampasas County, and 2 for Cameron PD.


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