Instead of going to trial next week as once was planned, a Copperas Cove woman pleaded guilty this week to a felony charge. Police said her 6-year-old son drowned after she left the child unattended at a swimming pool at a Killeen apartment while she drank alcohol.

A Bell County grand jury has indicted the the former head swim coach at Shoemaker High School on a felony charge after police said he used a school district credit card to steal more than $7,500 since 2017.