An Ovalo, TX native is now a top ten contestant in Doritos "Crash the Superbowl" contest. Wednesday is the last day to vote!
A local elementary school that took a stand for racial equality over fifty years ago is seeking to preserve its place in Civil Rights history.
Truck driver gets pinned inside vehicle after car crash.
A women in north Abilene was woken up by a masked intruder this morning.
The number of adolescent drug users in Abilene is on the rise according to Abilene Behavioral Health. The business is now expanding to keep up with the demand.
Residents in the Big Country suffering from strokes no longer have to travel far distances to get treatment. How the cutting-edge treatment is helping save more lives.
Clean black fur, same great smile, and a big blue collar show the dog named Bob Marley has found a home. "He's sweet and cuddly and that's what I wanted," says Allie Dunn. In July of last year Rescue the Animals, SPCA rescued 25 severely neglected and starving animals off a property in Gorman. Those animals ranged from ducks to cats, but the majority were dogs; and that majority included Bob Marley.
A rise in interest in the agricultural way of life from younger generations is becoming apparent in livestock shows.
Abilene City Council approved to spend fifty thousand dollars on research for new guidelines on flight paths going into and out of the base.
A man was shot three times around 7:30 Tuesday night at Abilene's Stonegate Apartments. He says he has no idea who shot him and neighbors are worried.
Abilene's Public Library plans to revamp their system to better serve the Big Country Community and get with the times.
If pictures are worth a thousand words then the Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater has millions. .
The certification hearing for a juvenile charged in connection to the murder of Jesse Cortinez was suppose to be held on Wednesday but has been pushed back to February 11th.
The area of Wylie continues to grow. More people are buying homes and raising families and businesses are benefiting.
The Middleton Prison Unit is planning to build a memorial plaque that will be placed at their transportation building in honor of the two officers killed in the bus wreck near Odessa.
Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst (R) delivered the GOP's response.
Taylor County Judge Bolls, Abilene Mayor Norm Archibald, and the superintendents from Abilene ISD and Wylie ISD all gathered together Tuesday morning for the eighth annual State of the City Address.
Friends and family are mourning the loss of Misty Mashburn, who was shot in an alleged home invasion Saturday afternoon.
A mother of three is fatally shot at her boyfriend's home in Baird over the weekend
"Walk a mile in my shoes" takes on a whole new meaning when your rubber is worn or your feet are bare. A global non-profit is teaming up with a local call center to provide fresh kicks to those who struggling to buy their own.
Abilene Police are searching for a male suspect after an aggravated robbery in the Mall of Abilene parking lot outside Best Buy.
Abilene law enforcement is putting more minors in juvenile detention for drug related crimes, and Abilene hospitals are seeing more children coming in after accidentally ingesting marijuana.
An Abilene man is in custody after leading police on a short foot chase near Abilene High School
For more than twenty years, citizens of Abilene have come together to appreciate history and each other.
Neighbors in Baird are in disbelief after learning of a shooting near their home that left one woman dead.
It was a tragic event that shook the community and now local restaurants like Heff's Burgers are doing their part to help the families of the victims involved in that fatal bus crash Wednesday morning by offering them a warm meal.
Texas’ longest-serving governor, Rick Perry, taking over office in 2000. Perry used his farewell speech Thursday to call for greater bipartisanship and political compromise, leaving many to wonder of an expected 2016 presidential run.
A volunteer fire department in Stephens Co. will benefit from a Fire Equipment Grant presented by the Texas A&M Forest Service.
The community of Baird is coming together to pray and raise funds for one of their own involved in the deadly prison bus wreck on Wednesday.
Upcoming bond projects to renovate streets are causing residents to speak-out about proposed locations and the hefty price tag.
Monarch butterflies who spread their wings in the Key City just a few months ago have landed south of the border after seeking refuge on the grounds of a local school.
A Cooper High graduate is living an American dream by revving up her bike as she takes on the open road during a year-long cross-country tour.
The number of mothers who choose to birth at home are is the rise, including the number of mothers electing a water birth.
A celebration the size of Texas is taking place in Austin Tuesday, and some talent from an Abilene university is sure to blow the crowd away... A local band and horse act is performing in Abbott's inaugural parade.
North-side residents who have been feeling neglected, abandoned, and forgotten by the City of Abilene are seeing their concerns turn into change as city officials and local law enforcement take action to make the community a better place.
Abilene Public Works has proposed a $45,000,000 project to fix of city streets that will appear in May's bond election.
The Chief is concerned with the way the AISD Superintendent has handled, not only the investigation on Michael Trook, but now a second AISD employee/student relationship. AISD says the miscommunication is on both sides.
Steve Savage had an early lead all night and came out on top over his opponent Joy Ellinger. Savage took in more than half of the votes tonight while Ellinger only received forty-two percent.
An ambulance was involved in a two vehicle crash in North Abilene.
A rash of thefts and fraud centered around state vehicle inspection has prompted Texas to ditch outdated window stickers for a system more worthy of their 21st century clientele.
The owner says she was only inside for 15 minutes before she witnessed a man taking off with her truck.
Monday afternoon, members of the Abilene City Council met for a bus tour of Abilene. Council members met with the Abilene Fire Department and the Abilene Police Department about different projects for May's bond election.
The working relationship between Abilene police and local pawn shops has lead to five arrests this month. I spoke with an Abilene Detective about how grateful people are to get their stolen items back home.
Residents of Ranger were asked to conserve water today as pumps were shut off to allow for the installation of new water lines.
A fire destroyed a home Sunday afternoon in Breckenridge. The house fire was located at 1300 W. Lindsey . The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
At one point Larry Hulse was a hard working man. He was working as a truck driver but after an accident that left him unable to work, he became homeless on the streets of Abilene. Now he's getting a second chance at life thanks to a local non-profit.
Before tossing the ashes from your fire place, make sure you let them cool down first.
Multiple wrecks, due to winter weather, could be seen on US 84 between Sweetwater and Snyder.
Residents in the area say that they are happy to see the city pumping seven million galls per day of treated water into the lake and are hopeful of the future.
Highway US-84 between Sweetwater and Snyder proved very dangerous for motorists this afternoon.