Chief Stan Standridge says that the altercation at The Grove Apartments that left one young man dead and others injured began as a large party that was communicated about on social media.
Guardian Exteriors, a nationwide roofing company, made an impact on a local man's life by replacing his roof free of charge.
Find out where your tax dollars may be heading. Taylor County budget hearings are in session for two more days.
Locals celebrated the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and many say that there is room for improvement in Abilene when it comes to accessibility.
Taylor Bowman, 17, of Ballinger, was killed in a one vehicle accident in Runnels County. Locals remember the teen for her passion for life and competitive spirit.
Next week begins "Zero Tolerance" week and property owners may face fines from the City of Abilene if their grass exceeds a foot tall.
APD Chief Standridge explains that Abilene is a drug conduit for drugs from Mexico, as well as reveals part of the reason for an increase in car burglaries.
Although a hot topic in the political realm, knowledge of where potentially hazardous chemicals are stored is helpful to local first responders.
A South Taylor County woman was bitten by a rattlesnake and says the venomous snake was not visible and did not make the rattling sound.
AISD is considering raising the salary for first year teachers from $39,000 to at least $40,000.
City Council will possibly make e-cigarettes prohibited in areas where traditional cigarettes are.
Lake Patrol officers are warning of rocks and stumps that were visible two weeks ago, but are now just underwater enough to be difficult to spot.
With the holiday weekend just a few days away, many people are already hitting the road and are sharing a few tips on how they plan to stay safe.
Hendrick's request for a 40% reimbursement rate is to get them on the same level as other hospitals their size, they say, however, Blue Cross Blue Shield says that kind of increase is outrageous.
As the deadline approaches for talks between Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas and Hendrick Medical Center, many customers are hoping for a successful solution.
While soccer is not the most popular sport around here, locals seem to be fired up about the World Cup.
Part of the 2014 Farm Bill offers incentives and provides resources to help young people get started in the farming business.
A stop sign on South 10th and Ross is causing concern because it is not very visible due to overgrown trees.
On The Way Home Ministry is now based in one of Lawn's oldest buildings and now has serving the community as a top priority.
Fluoride was put into the Abilene water supply almost fifteen years ago, however locals still have differing opinions on the issue.
Taylor County jail base salary increases to $30,000 a year, which has been helpful in attracting much needed applicants.
Abilene wrecking yards are trying to keep up with the demand from people trying to get their cars in driving condition after the hail storm.
Abilene Fire Department's Station 4 remains closed after the severe hail. For now, primarily Stations 1,5, and 7 will be picking up the slack.
Supporters say that allowing the sale of alcohol at most restaurants, convenience stores, and grocery stores will boost the local economy. Others say the change would put local liquor stores out of business.
Volunteer fire departments aren't the only organizations with needs following the wildfire in Buffalo Gap in late April.
Technology often gets a bad reputation when it comes to distracting kids from learning, however, Marie Noe, who has worked at the Abilene Public Library for 35 years explains that she thinks some technology has enticed more children to read.
The Expo Center will host the State High School Finals Rodeo through 2016, however, the Expo Center is facing stiff competition come the next bidding process.
Phil Kendrick Jr. was a 17 year old KRBC radio announcer when D-Day took place.
McMurry and Cisco College are both seeing a decrease in summer enrollment for traditional courses.
Many parents express thanks to APD and AISD for their quick action to keep their children safe during the lockdown at Jan Long Elementary.
School is almost out for many local students, but experts say that learning should not stop when school does.
Pecan Bayou is rushing with water, which is something that has not occurred in several years.
An area of town with an AISD school and a city park is next in line for sidewalks.
Jay Hardaway, the new Place 4 councilman, has taken an oath of office after an unopposed race.
The City of Abilene decided to close one of their recreational facilities because of the amount of money it would cost to repair the structure.
An incident at an Abilene Sonic raised the question, "How far is too far?" when it comes to mimicking accents.
Syringes, needles, and partial meth labs have been found at Seabee Park. Lake Patrol officers are stepping up patrol to curb illegal activity.
A recent city ordinance will keep local firefighters from collecting money on popular streets. The MDA is expecting less money to be raised because of this change.
Robert Briley won nine of twelve polling locations, but none by a large enough margin to defeat incumbent Mayor Archibald.
A truck leaking hydraulic fluid called a multi-car pileup between Merkel and Trent.
There will be around an extra 6,000 people in town between the Western Heritage Classic and three university graduations this weekend.
Some Bangs ISD students have received messages soliciting them for sexual activity through Facebook.
Several local women will graduate from the Christian Women's Job Corp this Friday and now have the skills to be self sufficient.
City Council will vote on Thursday on whether or not to partner with TxDot on a project that includes sidewalks, ramps, and bike lanes down South 11th street.
Chief Standridge explains why Jones County officer, Stephanie Fenner, was not arrested until days after she allegedly assaulted an officer.
Officers Jeff McCoy and Rodney Holder are remembered for their service as part of the Day of Remembrance.
View woman donates $25,000 towards a new radio tower after the current tower was lost in the Camp Barkeley fire.
A Buffalo Gap family expresses thanks after being able to return to their home after wildfire evacuation.
The Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit will be in at the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum beginning on May 9th.
The 3rd annual Playing it Caddyshack Style golf tournament raised around $150,000 dollars for the Noah Project.