Police are investigating a shooting near the intersection of south 8th St and Jefferson in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Here are some of 2014's Top stories around the Big Country.
Even though it didn't quite happen on Christmas Day. Jack Frost visited parts of the Big Country overnight Friday and into this morning and left a tin blanket of snow.
It's been 9 years since the Cross Plains fire, the city has made many improvements since.
Jack Frost visited parts of the Big Country overnight Friday and into Saturday morning.
A busy Brownwood roadway is receiving some major improvements but not everyone is happy with the work being done.
The day after Christmas is the perfect day to return your unwanted gifts!
Many of us will be indulging in the holiday leftovers over the next few days. Danielle Nottingham has more on what you need to know before you dig in.
An accident early this afternoon in south Abilene has sent two to the hospital.
Two Taylor County sheriff's deputies will attend the funeral Saturday for slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos.
Saturday marks nine years since the devastating fire that ripped through the town of Cross Plains.
Saturday will mark four years since 13-year-old Hailey Dunn from Colorado City went missing.
How one of Abilene's historic buildings saves money and spreads holiday cheer.
The Wise County Sheriff's Department says a homeowner in Rhome fatally shot a man trying to climb over his fence early Friday morning.
Rafael Ramos was an unusual cop. He saw the streets of New York as his ministry.
One of the biggest business stories of 2014 has been the dramatic drop in oil and gas prices in the U.S. But while motorists are enjoying the tumbling prices at the pump, the impact on the economy is more mixed.
A family escaped its burning house at S. 9th St. and Grove St. early Friday morning, the day after Christmas.
The holidays are here, a time to celebrate the season with gift giving and holiday fare. But with this comes an upexpected health risk. Holly Firfer has more in today's Smart Woman.
Homeowners are looking for answers after their dog was shot in an alleged home break-in.
Many of the homeless and needy people in the community came together for a hot meal today, thanks to the salvation army
Abilene residents can dispose of holiday decor in an environmentally-friendly way with the City of Abilene's "Recycle Christmas" effort, its annual holiday-themed recycling program.
Most City of Abilene offices and community service centers will close at noon Wednesday, Dec. 24 and will be closed the entire day Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 in observance of the Christmas holidays.
For anyone that isn't planning on preparing food in the kitchen on Christmas Day, there are still options for a dining experience. Here is our list of Abilene restaurants that are serving this Christmas Day.
A Dallas police officer is being hailed a hero after he was in the right place at the right time.
In modern-day Texas, residents are now statutorily permitted to use the greeting of their choice without fear of legal reprisal: "Merry Christmas," "Happy Hanukkah" or "Happy holidays".
Pilots with the regional carrier Envoy Air overwhelmingly approved the new agreement.
Corporate businesses may be convenient and efficient, but they can also be hurried and impersonal. A small-business initiative on social media is prompting consumers across the nation to shop local.
After much debate, the much talked about comedy, 'The Interview' will be showing in Abilene.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Tuesday on IH-40, yielding 100 pounds of marijuana valued at over $360,000 and 11 pounds of methamphetamine valued at over $131,000.
The holiday season is one for lights, togetherness, and of course food. But it can get you in trouble if you're not careful. Lindsey Yates tells us some ways to avoid weight gain in today's Smart Woman.
(CNN) -- A technician from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be monitored for three weeks after possibly being exposed to the Ebola virus at one of the agency's Atlanta labs, the CDC said Wednesday.
Make sure you AND your four-legged friends have a safe holiday season!
The foundation on the A.L. "Dusty" and Nancy Rhodes Family Care Complex has been laid and framing is in place.
APD reports more than 1,000 homes and businesses will have been entered illegally by the end of 2014. Chief Standridge says we can do better, if we all recognize that it takes a community to reduce crime.
A single car accident on Highway 83 has sent one to the hospital.
Starting Wednesday afternoon, you can watch the controversial Sony Picture comedy, "The Interview" via YouTube, Google Play, the Microsoft Xbox video game console and a special website.
A home burglary reported Monday leaves the residents without hundreds of dollars worth of property.
An Abilene homeowner is missing more than $21,000 worth of jewelry, guns, and alcohol after someone reportedly broke into the home and stole the items.
Hundreds of dollars worth of lawn equipment is missing from an Abilene hotel.
The Abilene Animal Shelter set a new record Tuesday for most animals adopted in a single day and is close to setting a new record for the year.
Former President George H.W. Bush has been taken to a Houston hospital as a precautionary measure after experiencing shortness of breath, according to a statement from his office.
(CNN) -- This Christmas, people will grieve and heal in southern Mississippi. They will clear rubble and restore power lines ripped apart by a tornado system that killed four people and packed an emergency room with dozens of injured.
A family is now without a home just days before Christmas. The Ranger and Eastland communities have come together to help a family in need.
Sleigh bells are ringing and bringing in the dough for those who are typically without work. 'Tis the season for getting, gifting, and shopping for days. 'Tis the season for seasonal employment.
The holidays aren't happy, Christmas isn't merry, and tidings aren't good if you're stranded or alone. A local non-profit is turning community into family as they begin preparations for this year's city-wide feast.
Public records show what the Abilene Police Department seized while executing a search warrant December 19th at the office of an AISD administrator accused of having sexual relations with at least one student.
After the death of four-year-old Cayden Brown this weekend, Small World of Learning preschool has created a Gofundme.com account to help his 22-year-old mother pay for the funeral expenses.
The Town & Country Drive-in Theater in Abilene plans to show the controversial film, "The Interview," despite threats from Sony hackers.
If you're entertaining this holiday season and don't want to pack on the pounds, why not serve healthy dishes to your guests? Holly Firfer gives us some ideas in today's Smart Woman Report.
Despite threats from a group calling itself “Guardians for Peace,” Alamo Drafthouse in Lubbock will show “The Interview” on Christmas day