Less than a year after a tragic car wreck that almost claimed his life, Cory Almanza is learning how to walk and talk again.
It's been almost a year since former Abilene High School football player, Cory Almanza was critically injured in a car accident. But with the help of loved ones he has his sight set on a new goal.
A popular item on the menu at Abilene I.S.D. schools is no longer being served. The district is among places across the country throwing away Blue Bell ice cream products after the massive recall.
This weekend marked the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City. To this day, it's the deadliest act of homegrown terrorism on U.S. soil.
Violence has claimed the lives of four Abilene residents since the beginning of this year. A stabbing at Old Skool nightclub, a drive-by in North Abilene and three shootings this weekend all resulted in death.
Many residents into the Big Country are uniting their wallets to bring a local softball league out of a financial bind
An Abilene church is having to pay thousands of dollars in repairs. Thieves stole copper wires from the air conditioning units late Saturday night.
Three months since a prison bus wreck that took the lives of 10 people, a community continues to honor their fallen hero.
It's a name known all over the Big Country. Hendrick Medical Center, a place where families go for care and crisis. It's served the community for 90 years.
Two Abilene restaurants are serving up more than food. Both Chicken Express locations are helping the family of a local teenager with its mounting medical bills.
You could get a reward for making an anonymous telephone call. Crimestoppers offers a reward this week for information that helps police arrest and charge a burglary suspect.
Eastland High School has outgrown it's building and the district thinks it's time for an upgrade.
An Abilene restaurant owner is being recognized by President Barack Obama as one of the founders for the American Chinese Restaurant Alliance. The organization unites Chinese restaurants across the nation.
The right information about a recent credit card abuse case could bring you a cash reward.
One dog who's seen what most other dogs or even humans have seen.
A family friend creates an event to pay for one child's medical expenses.
One walk along a lake bed leads to a shocking discovery.
A bill was filed earlier this month to improve mental health and preventative services for military members, veterans and their families.
Four schools in the Big Country are getting a portion of a more than one million dollar grant. One of the district's benefiting from the money is Sweetwater I.S.D.
It could potentially put you behind bars and cause damage to your body. A recent case that went public could be the consequence of it. It's called doctor shopping, which describes a patient using multiple prescription pills from two or more doctors.
ACU students stayed awake for 24 hours straight preparing for their rendition of Disney's High School Musical.
The recent robberies targeting convenience stores have many customers questioning their safety.
An Abilene man arrested on nine charges after he allegedly hit a police vehicle, fled the scene and sent police on a chase for miles.
Caroline's Carts are just one of the many things that families with special needs members believe would help make their lives in the community easier.
A Stamford Police Officer was arrested on a 2nd degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance, and it has locals in Stamford concerned about their safety.
Several allegations of criminal activity have surrounded Dr. Heath Burns after two alleged improper student-teacher relationships occurred within the Abilene Independent School District while he was superintendent.
Those affected by the Windsor Hotel's new policies have several different opinions on the younger crowd being able to move in.
Surveillance video shows the man eating several bowls of pasta before entering the cooler area and climbing on top to take a nap.
The transition from middle school to high school is a tough one. Many teens feel anxious when they start their freshman year. However, a special program in place at Abilene high schools make that life experience an easier and more successful transition.
Abilene Christian University has announced plans to expand its presence in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex with a new campus and several new graduate programs.
The search continues for the new Abilene Independent School District superintendent. Board members reveal new information about finding the right candidate during Monday night's school board meeting.
Several members of the blind community that live in the Westgate mobile park have concerns with crossing Pioneer Drive.
A popular ice cream brand might be in some trouble. The deaths of three people have prompted blue bell's first product recall in 108-year history.
Businesses South of Hullum Street are being affected by the continuing boil water notice.
Ashley went live in a snake pit full of over 3,000 lbs of rattlesnakes...
The owner of the Cypress Street Station restaurant, Brian Green passed away on Thursday. When it came to his restaurant, the 57-year-old put his heart and soul into the business for over 20 years.
Though Lane Frizzell has passed away, his family remembers to live by his favorite quote...
Retired Staff Sergeant Michael Burns served three tours as a soldier in Iraq. During his time overseas, he suffered severe injuries to his leg, causing permanent damage.
Only 2% of the U.S. population is made up of farmers, according to the American Farm Bureau, yet the majority of the population rely on their crops for food and clothing.
The right information about a recent forgery case could bring you a cash reward this week....
Clocks aren't the only household item you should adjust during daylight savings time.
Praying for rain may soon be a thing of the past. The Big Country is finally seeing the rain they've been praying for.
The Abilene Zoo's newest residents make their public debut.
Suspect still at large following a shooting in north Abilene.
Quintin refused to hand over the phone and the officer began threatening to arrest him. Captured in the cell phone video, the officer says, "You'll give it to me or I'll arrest you too."
Another cold front has moved through the Big Country bringing snow and ice with it. Local Emergency Responders say they're prepared.
Three people have been taken into custody after a high speed chase through Taylor and Jones counties Tuesday, all while four children were inside the car.
The organization's live and silent auction beat the totals of last year's auctions.
A Sweet 16 Birthday party unlike many raises $2,500...
Abilene Police have identified the most dangerous intersections in Abilene. Police say the five major areas they consider dangerous are areas where they continue to see a high volume of traffic.