Walmart Requested Property In Merkel And Locals Say It May Take A Toll On Businesses, Others Say It Can Benefit The Town.
Eastland County firefighters battled a shopping center fire that started in a sports store late Tuesday afternoon.
An international flight from Cabo San Lucas had to make an emergency landing at the Abilene Regional Airport due to depressurization issues.
Tuesday, the Autism and Law Enforcement Coalition teamed up with REACH to train first responders on how to deal with autistic individuals in emergency situations.
The 46th annual Central West Texas Regional Water School will hold the “Best Tasting Water Contest” at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in the main foyer of the Abilene Civic Center located at 1100 N. 6th St.
Steven Edward Robb, 59, of Abilene, Texas, appeared Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge E. Scott Frost in federal court in Abilene, and pleaded guilty to one count of receipt of child pornography.
Starting in the 2014-15 school year, eighth-graders in Texas public schools will be required to have graphing calculators or tablets for STAAR assessments. Some poorer school districts are concerned that the mandate ignores fiscal challenges they're already facing.
United will be giving away free beans and cornbread on tax day as a way to give tax payers a needed break from the stress that often comes with filing taxes.
The Abilene fire department says they have identified possible suspects in the massive pallet yard fire that took place Friday night, April 11, on Ruidoso Street next to Abilene Bowling Lanes.
With last session's divisive abortion debate as a backdrop, Democrats are getting help from the newly created Planned Parenthood Texas Votes Action Fund. Republicans say they don't expect much of a challenge, but they've established their own group to tackle women's issues.
KRBC's Nora Hartfeil chats with The Today Show's Natalie Morales about this year's Boston Marathon, the heightened security and how she plans to participate.
A woman has been transported to the hospital after an early-morning house fire.
Everyone's least favorite day of the year is here -- taxes are due today. But procrastinators, rejoice! If you didn't find time to file and the government owes you a refund, you won't be penalized for filing late.
After A Tragic Wreck That Left One Dead And A Business Destroyed, Business Owner Says It Happened For A Reason.
Family and friends are coping with the loss of 64-year-old Jesus Tijerina.
AISD announces their weather make up days.
Monday afternoon, the board honored outgoing member Laura Dyer with a reception.
It turns out, the city of Abilene did have an open case on the property for the clean up, but we also found out that this fire was years in the making.
About 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, and this spring could be even worse due harsh winter conditions.
Several people facing federal conspiracy charges in Colorado City following a major drug bust after an FBI investigation were back in federal court Monday in order to change their plea.
A possible freeze Tuesday morning may cause damage to plants.The best solution is to water them fully and cover them completely before the unseasonably cold temperatures hit.
A new Wal-Mart Express may be coming to the city of Merkel.
Texas doctors who treat Medicare patients earned a combined $4.6 billion from the federal insurer of the elderly in 2012, with the state's ophthalmologists and oncologists raking in the most, according to detailed data from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The bicyclist struck by a vehicle Saturday afternoon on North 14 and Mockingbird has died from his injuries.
A local Mexican and American food restaurant has closed it's doors for good in Abilene.
We're talking about catching some ZZZ's in the classroom. Do you think nap time should be built into the schedule for students?
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services awarded BCFS Health and Human Services a five-year contract to lead a community-based parenting program geared toward improving the communication and parenting skills of fathers and male caregivers. The program, called Fatherhood EFFECT (Educating Fathers For Empowering Children Tomorrow), is expected to serve roughly 300 families annually in Cameron and Taylor counties.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 6.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.59/g.
Due to the Good Friday Holiday on April 18th, all non-emergency City facilities will be closed and there will be no collection of residential solid waste. Residents with blue or green carts, please note that your collection days are as follows.
Bent Wheel Bash Brings Hundreds of Cyclists From All Across The Country To Abilene.
Police have pictures of a person-of-interest in several forgery check cases and they are asking people who recognize her to call them at 676-TIPS or 676-8477.
The First Edition of the King James Bible is on display in Brownwood until Monday, April 14th.
Many students gathered at ACU's Cullen Auditorium Sunday to prepare for this year's steel drum bands concert.
Hundreds came out to Abilene over the weekend for an event that featured unique items from across the world.
An Abilene man is in jail for multiple charges, including motor theft and evading arrest that sent one driver to the hospital.
The strong winds in the Big Country only made the smoke stronger at the pallet yard behind Abilene Bowling Lanes Sunday afternoon.
At Buck Creek Trails it was the Police and Fire Departments battling each other, but it was all to benefit the Abilene Police Department's bike unit.
A U-Haul that was reported stolen in January was found in Jones County, and the residents of the lot it was found in don't know how it got there.
Firefighters continue to watch over the pallet yard that burned down late Friday night. As of Saturday, smoke was still seen flowing out of the ground.
Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Abilene in their running shoes Saturday for the 11th Annual Mayor's 5 and 10K Marathon.
Many Residents In The Area Of The Fire Say It Was Only A Matter Of Time Before Something Bad Happened In That Field.
The Abilene Fire Department and the Texas Forest Service are battling a large fire in a field of wooden pallets in west Abilene
The tanker truck which caught fire after a head-on collision about eight miles west of Cross Plains has been put out.
An accident on eastbound I-20 sends the driver of a semi-truck and a SVU to the hospital.
The jury has reached a verdict in the Lanny Bush murder trial in Coleman and his punishment was automatic.
Native Air will be not be operating out of Abilene anymore, leaving Abilene with just one medical helicopter service.
The owner of Hot Spot Tanning Resort, La Donna Pharris, says it may take up to a month before her business can re-open after a car accidentally crashed into the tanning salon on April 9.
The jury has found Lanny Bush guilty of capital murder for the 2012 death of Brownwood resident Michele Reiter.
A group of local students celebrated a special group of loved ones Friday morning with a musical performance.
Adrian Castellano goes behind the scenes to learn how to fix musical instruments needing repair.