A woman is arrested Monday afternoon for traffic fines exceeding $6,000.
Texas lawmakers are once again heading into a legislative session facing concerns over the fiscal health of the state's major pension systems, and changes to retirees' health insurance may play a role.
Another warmer than normal one is on tap for Tuesday..
We continue our Child Lures Prevention Series with the Game Lure.
Cancer affects many people in Abilene, and that's why one woman has partnered up with the American Cancer Society for the Look Good Feel Better workshop. Once a month, she shows women with cancer how to do their make up and hair, since treatments can change so much, and focuses on issues that cancer patients deal with to help make them feel better about themselves inside and out.
The owner of an Abilene Restaurant is speaking out after accusations that he refused to let in the service dog of a disabled war veteran.
Clean up your front yards because the Google Maps car is in town!
A total of 32 businesses were nominated this year for the Torch award,
which is presented annually by the Better Business Bureau.
Joseph Fowler is back in jail Monday evening after a warrant was issued to revoke his probation.
Airman Christopher Perez was in a military courtroom today as a special
investigator appointed to his case heard about his involvement in the
death of a 22-month-old girl on Dyess Air Force Base.
The holidays are a time for food, and the Taste of Home Cooking at the
Civic Center Monday evening is designed to inspire cooks for their
Thanksgiving dinner is the center of every Thanksgiving celebration, but make sure you are well-prepared, as well as making sure the turkey is safe to eat.
Registration for the Women's Basketball League is now underway at the City of Abilene's Recreation Division.
Texas Rangers have concluded
the investigation into the police
shooting of an armed subject
on November 3 in Snyder.
Since its deregulation in 2003, the average cost of tuition and fees at public Texas universities has increased by 90 percent. Some lawmakers are hoping the 2013 session will provide a chance to once again regulate the price of higher education.
A military court hearing for Senior Airman Christopher Perez is going on today at Dyess Air Force Base.
Monday we will begin with partly to mostly cloudy skies and they should clear up to partly by day's end.
After a string of robberies in a Lytle neighborhood, residents are concerned that they could be next.
The Civic Center was filled with music as the Greater Abilene Minister's Alliance hosted the annual Thanksgiving Extravaganza.
Turkey may not be a staple dish at the bar, but one local bar made it a way to raise money Sunday.
Thanksgiving is a time of traditions, and for one big country town, it isn't any different. With a pot luck dinner that the Pioneer Memorial United Methodist Church has been hosting for 65 years, it's become sort of like a homecoming for locals in Mullberry Canyon.
The Abilene Philharmonic began it's 2012-2013 season Saturday night.
The Mall of Abilene had a very special visitor come into town earlier Saturday.
It didn't take very long for several veteran advocates in Abilene to step in to offer grief counseling and wellness checks for those affected by the tragedy. We spoke with three passionate veteran supporters who are willing to do whatever it takes to help others get thru this difficult time.
There is concern in Stephens county that votes from last week's election may have been miscounted. Now, a formal complaint has been filed with the State of Texas Ethics Commission.
Sam's Club in Abilene will host a pet adoption and accept donations for
Abilene Animal Services during a special event Saturday, November 17 at
5301 South First St.
Employers added 36,600 total non-farm jobs in October in Texas for a total of 277,400 jobs added over the year. The state's unemployment rate dropped to 6.6 percent in October from 6.8 percent in September.
An effort is underway to form a prescribed burn association (PBA) in the Southern Rolling Plains of Texas, including Scurry County.
Medical providers are speaking out against the state's Medicaid fraud investigations, saying the investigations are crippling innocent businesses and impacting patient care. Investigators say they only target providers when there's credible evidence.
There is some controversy over the way the Stephens County elections office counted the votes from last Tuesday's election.
During opening statements in the current trial over how the state finances its public schools, a lawyer for the state expressed what many were already thinking.
Friday will be very similar to Thursday with a few clouds in the area and temperatures a few degrees below normal numbers, getting into the mid 60s for daytime highs.
A South Abilene family learned a valuable lesson when insulation in their home heating unit caught fire. It happened just before eleven AM Thursday morning. The incident is serving as a reminder to families, if you don't give your home heating system a thorough check, it could be posing a major safety risk.
An Abilene woman has been collecting rent on a building over on Butternut street without permission.
Ahead of a Friday deadline to decide, Gov. Rick Perry's office has reaffirmed that Texas will not implement a major tenet of federal health reform -- a state-based online marketplace for consumers to purchase coverage.
A burglar is still on the loose after breaking into a home in southeast Abilene.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with the First United Methodist Church Weekday Pre-School for the 3rd Annual Santa's Sleigh 5K.
The Legislative Budget Board voted Thursday morning to cap the state's spending growth rate at 10.71 percent for the next two-year budget, while Republican leaders in the Senate signaled plans to fight for a budget with spending even lower than that.
The Scurry County Historical Commission and Historic Scurry County, Inc. will host a 100th birthday party for the 1912 Scurry County Jail at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Although immigration reform is largely deemed a federal issue, construction moguls in Texas are confident that amending employment laws here can be a catalyst for nationwide change.
The 2012-2013 Philharmonic Pops Concert Series carries on the tradition
of bringing outstanding performances from up-and-coming as well as
nationally acclaimed artists.
The status of the law enforcement center (LEC) and future use of the old jail building, as well as electric power contracts, were some of the main topics at Monday's meeting of the Shackelford County Commissioners.
It's no secret after some turkey and stuffing, many will be headed out the doors to score on some door-buster black Friday deals that many stores are putting out.
The only problem, is the sales are getting earlier and earlier every year.
The Texas Workforce Commission, Workforce Solutions of West Central
Texas, Texas Veterans Commission and Texas Medical Center have joined
together to provide a job fair specifically for regional veterans.
Community members are invited to join forces and celebrate individual
and corporate investment at the United Way of Abilene's third and final
Report Luncheon Thursday, November 15, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the
Abilene Civic Center.
Temperatures have finally returned to around normal Thursday morning, although it will still be a cool start.
Tonight's feature on our Child Lures Prevention Series takes a look at "The Name Lure".
A group of Neighbors revive an old-fashioned tradition and consider themselves a true community.
While many will use the holidays to enjoy time away from work and with
family, the holiday time is when the Meek Blood Center needs more