Former speaker of the house Jim Wright passed away on May 6, 2015. He has roots in Texas.
An El Paso eighth grader has passed away from a gunshot wound she sustained on Tuesday during an apparent murder/suicide attempt. Her father was found dead on arrival from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A Lubbock man has been indicted for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a little girl. He publicly claimed he didn't kidnap her and just offered her a ride.
Locals law enforcement gathered together with the Big Country community to honor fallen officers during a flag ceremony.
A Mother's Day special at the Abilene Zoo means moms with a paying child get in for free!
A car dealership in Andrews, Texas is giving away an AR-15, a deer rifle, or a handgun with every new car purchase.
New information has surfaced about the tragic Germanwings plane crash. It appears the co-pilot blamed for the incident practiced crashing on an earlier flight.
Here's a look at some viewer photos captured during a round of severe weather on May 5th, 2015.
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Officers Christopher Davis and Eligio Garcia lost their lives in a prison bus crash in January.
The National Weather Service Reports a Severe Thunderstorm with noted rotation is headed toward Westbrook and Colorado City.
The terrorist group ISIS used a radio broadcast to claim responsibility for the shooting in Garland Texas that resulted in two suspects being gunned down.
Lubbock pet owners are distraught over a policy that forbids backyard burials, but the city says it's in place to keep the water clean.
Former Governor Rick Perry responds to Governor Abbott commanding the State Guard to monitor the military's upcoming 'Jade Helm 15' operation.
A gunman randomly opened fire on a Wisconsin pedestrian bridge where a family of 5 was travelling. The mother was able to save two of her children while sustaining 3 gunshot wounds herself.
Foundation issues at Abilene's Law Enforcement Center are prompting Taylor County and The City of Abilene to work together when moving forward with repairs.
The Big Country is starting to turn green as far as the eye can see, but why? Recent rains are finally starting to impact local soils.
Local law enforcement members gathered together in honor of their brothers and sisters who lost their lives while serving.
An outbreak of chlamydia is plaguing youth in Crane, Texas near Midland, so the school district is informing parents of the epidemic.
A local Sonic restaurant reports nearly $2,000 is missing from an unsecured safe inside the store. Surveillance video reveals it was a burglary.
A witness reports two male suspects were shooting at each other while driving down the street Saturday night.
An unknown party attempted to pay for a purchase at a local 7-11 with fake money.
Heavy showers and thunderstorms possible through the afternoon
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Child abuse has become such a pervasive issue in the Abilene community that Abilene Chief of Police Stan Standridge is calling on the public to help combat the issue.
23-year-old Traymon Peoples was arrested and charged with first degree murder after police interrogated him as a person of interest in the murder of 71-year-old Curtis Duhart. According to witnesses, it was an altercation over money.
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Dyess Air Force Base is looking for two community leaders to serve as honorary commanders for the 317th Airlift Group and the 9th Bomb Squadron.
A 61-year-old Stephens County man passed away after a roll-over motorcycle crash.
Three Abilene universities are helping students relieve some stress from finals week with pancakes, puppies, and free maintenance for their rides.
A Midland man accidentally shot himself while trying to remove his gun from his pocket before entering a Starbucks.
Another week of bad news at the pump for residents in town, across the country, and all over the state.
25-year-old Iris Iliana Rodriguez is wanted on multiple charges stemming from alleged inappropriate behavior with a minor. $10,000 will be awarded to anyone who provides a tip leading to her arrest.
Clayton Fought was scheduled to stand trial on six different charges related to the kidnapping, raping, and abandoning of an 11-year-old girl, but it has been moved to the end of the month.
The Executive Vice President of Ranger College was killed after his car bust into flames after a crash involving an 18-Wheeler.
One arrest has been made after a 71-year-old man was allegedly stabbed to death Saturday Night.
The oldest and longest running pool in the Big Country will soon re-open.
Many Abilene residents headed outdoors Sunday afternoon to do some fishing. Since November, Texas Parks and Wildlife started stocking selected lakes in Texas. Grover Nelson Park here in the Key City was chosen to be stocked with fish such as rainbow, trout, and catfish.
An Abilene man was robbed at gunpoint in his own driveway.According to Police documents, a man in his late 50's was pulling into his driveway Friday night when an unknown suspect pointed a gun towards him.
The Escamilla family says that after receiving a mysterious note in their mailbox, someone took the lives of their beloved four legged family members.
Two men who opened fire outside a contest for Prophet Mohammad cartoons in a Dallas suburb were shot dead by police Sunday night, authorities said.
rime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for providing information that police need to arrest and charge a suspect in a recent forgery case.
A group of Republican lawmakers has been trying for 10 years to unplug every red light camera in Texas. Yet some of the activists most focused on banning them aren't thrilled with the proposals on the table this session.
Floyd Mayweather outboxed and outmaneuvered Manny Pacquiao to claim a unanimous points victory in the most lucrative boxing match in history Saturday, taking his unblemished professional record to 48-0.
A Tarrant County resident who recently returned home from a humanitarian trip to West Africa has tested negative for Ebola, according to Tarrant County Public Health.
One special event is bringing people from all over the nation to Abilene this weekend. The 2015 Big Country Airfest and Air show is being held at Dyess Air Force Base.
Some Abilene residents enjoyed Saturday afternoon by getting a jump start on celebrating the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo.The holiday, which has been gaining popularity within these past few years, is often marked by eating Mexican food and knocking back a few Mexican inspired drinks.
The Make-A-Wish foundation gave a group of children the opportunity of a lifetime at this weekend's airfest & airshow, one Big Country boy shares his story.