Dr. Kent Brantly, a former ACU student, and now doctor has contracted what some say is the most deadly virus in the world. His former professors spoke about their former student's resilience and compassion for others.
Reverend Bill Libby, a McMurry University professor and radio co-host of "The Professors", says him and two students were in Israel the day the militant group Hamas launched rockets into Israel.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was transported to the hospital due to a head injury. According to Trooper on scene, the driver climbed his way down the truck.
The childhood friend and former football coach of the 19-year-old male killed by a stabbing say he was outgoing and loyal.
The group is believed to have brought one firearm with them, and to have taken one from the victim’s vehicle according to Taylor County Sheriff's Office.
Ambler Avenue commuters will soon have a smoother ride.
Abilene police have arrested a second teenager in connection with the series of windows shot out by BB/air guns this week.
Abilene police are looking for anonymous information that helps them get a dangerous robber off the streets.
A 19-year-old male has died from his injuries after being stabbed during an incident at a north Abilene complex early Sunday morning.
An Abilene man led police in chase at a north Abilene neighborhood while driving with only two tires.
United Supermarkets will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, July 28th at 8:30 AM for their future location in Brownwood at 300 W. Commerce.
Abilene Regional Medical Center joined the ranks of U.S. health care facilities that have taken measures to reduce their energy consumption, ultimately lowering health care costs without sacrificing the quality of patient care.
Abilene police arrested a man Saturday afternoon after he pointed a gun on an officer during a foot chase.
Police arrest Stephen Williams, the man responsible for hitting four vehicles, two light poles, and sending one person to the hospital Friday night.
Six people were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle wreck Saturday afternoon.
When the counterfeit were first thrown into circulation, they were mostly affecting local retailers. Now that the fake bills have been in circulation for a few weeks they are beginning to affect people who are looking to make a quick buck in their yard. Now they are forced to eat the lost and it's not sitting well with some.
A 9/11 and cancer survivor beat the odds and made a name for herself as a prominent business owner in Buffalo Gap.
In Abilene; school recourse officers have a vital role in the children's lives in school. Not only do they have their own office in the school, but they are there everyday with them. Not only protecting them, but mentoring them.
The Abilene Citizens for Fair Government have started a petition to amend term limits for city council members and the Mayor.
One more day down of hard work for Waldrop construction as they continue to build the new fire station for the Brownwood fire department.
City Council voted only to ban the sale and use of E-Cigarettes to minors, but not to regulate the use of them in public.
School is out for the summer and new construction is in session!
Are your kids vaccinated against HPV? Find out why the Center of Disease Control and Prevention recommends it.
APD's investigation into the BB/air gun vandalism continues. As of late yesterday afternoon, over 100 incidents involving criminal mischief related to damage caused by air guns, had been reported to APD. No arrests have been made.
A Sweetwater man says he plans to remove a pit bull-mix from his property after the dog was accused of killing numerous cats around the neighborhood.
Recent numbers indicate drivers involved in accidents are not wearing seat belts.
New research could allow women to control the likelihood of a pregnancy with a remote.
Some residents in Sweetwater say a pitbull has been terrorizing the streets.
A former client of Meals on Wheels donated a fourth of her estate to the organization.
Tuesday, more fake money was found at another Abilene business.
A Sweetwater man has recently made it his mission to clean-up Lake Sweetwater.
Tuesday, Volkswagen celebrated their new dealership grand opening in Abilene.
Abilene Police are searching for those responsible for shooting out car windows with a BB gun.
A tanker truck carrying propane rolled over on FM 57 in Fisher County.
There's a growing concern that a device used during hysterectomies can spread cancer.
The tire blew out on the car causing it to go off the interstate and flip several times.
According to Captain Trisha Guillebeau, the Dyess Theater will tentatively begin operating movies again on August 8th, 2014.
An overturned tanker truck hauling hazardous material has caused the closure of FM 57 in Fisher County from SH 70 to FM 1085.
This month's Commissioners Court meeting in Eastland will discuss the second and final reading of a proposed ordinance that would prohibit the sale, use, and possession of electronic cigarettes to minors.
The owner of Casa Herrera is remembering the late James Garner as considerate and friendly after meeting him at the restaurant years ago.
With the oil boom that has the Permian Basin busting at the edges with people, the Big Country is also getting in on the boom. It may not be from actual drilling, but from employees traveling to the Permian Basin, students getting taught in engineering in Abilene universities, and supplies being made here and shipped there. All of this is not only benefiting the Basin but our region as well.
A public hearing for a new proposal on electronic cigarettes will be the focus this week for Abilene residents.
A $10,000 dollar check is now in the hands of staff at the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council.
Governor Rick Perry has declared he will be ordering 1000 National Guard Troops to the border to handle the surge of unaccompanied minors.
The 21st Cavalry Brigade at Fort Hood is being forced to close down within the next year due to the downsize of the army, which is why they flew to the combat aviation training brigade at Camp Bowie in Brownwood one final time.
Some of the Big Country area’s finest will exchange their handcuffs for aprons on Thursday, July 24. They'll spend the evening serving up support at the local Texas Roadhouse at the Tip A Cop event.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., and Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert L. Duncan, announced the establishment of the TTUHSC School of Public Health in Abilene.
More restaurant chains in Abilene are continuing to see counterfeit money.
Two Abilene men were sent to jail early Sunday morning after allegedly being involved in a school break-in.
The Melvin Martin Center for Children's Safety, also known as Safety City, will be hosting its annual Summer Safety Camp this week.