Abilene citations for cell phone school zone violations have tripled in the last three years.
The mother of a sex assault victim speaks out about how the Abilene Police Department's Special Victims Unit gave her and her son the strength they needed to move forward.
The oil boom in Midland and Odessa is creating an economic boom right here in the Key City. Local businesses say they are seeing an increase in demand for their services. The home construction industry said they are profiting from all the black gold further west, by providing the supplies for all the new homes being built in that area.
It's something most people do everyday, and it's detrimental to many aspects of one's health--sitting.
In our first weekly edition of Nora's Heart Files, KRBC's Nora Hartfeil looked into one local woman's story.
A less cloudy start to this Wednesday morning.
Guns aren't just selling fast, they're getting more expensive.
Wylie ISD reduces the graduation credit requirements from 28 to 24, for their minimum program.
Coca-Cola is responding to charges that soft drinks are shortening lives, by making people fat...
Eliseo Garza, the teenaged driver in last year's deadly FM 600 crash pleads guilty...
The Abilene Fire Department is hiring at least a dozen firefighters over the next two weeks, to bring its staff back up to full capacity.
Another very cold start Tuesday morning with temperatures below freezing.
Senior citizens are even more susceptible to catching the flu.
A new study shows certain berries can help women fight heart disease...
Simple steps to weather-proof your home
When the temperature drops, everyone looks for ways to keep warm -- including rodents. And they might just find the toastiest place right under the hood of your car.
The Abilene school board is scheduled to meet Monday afternoon and will
get reports on the school district's annual financial and compliance
Crowds took over the Abilene Civic Center Saturday for the Texas Gun and Knife show.
It isn't just kids who have notified police.
I've got two words to say about Friday: enjoy it!
Mitch Riffle walks and talks, when doctors said he wouldn't.
An Instagram user is using pictures of Abilene students as a way to bully.
Several Abilene police officers are hanging up their hats and badges for good, and now APD is looking for new additions to join the squad. KRBC's Nora Hartfeil spent the day riding with a cop to learn what it takes to be one of Abilene's finest.
Another teen is coming to the defense of an Abilene boot camp after allegations of abuse and an investigation into assault.
The girl says she felt the need to say something after hearing the news about the group that she considers as family.
Though Abilene only received about an inch of rain, there was a lot more rain east of the Big Country.
Some additional sprinkles moving through the Big Country Thursday morning affecting the morning commute.
Abilene police are investigating assault allegations concerning staff on children.
Nearly 14 million women in the u.S. Binge drink and the practice can have serious health consequences...
Some parents are not pleased with APD questioning their children without allowing a parent to be present.
A 21-year-old drill instructor says he was forced to use a stun-gun on a 14-year-old girl when all other attempts to control her threatening behavior had failed. The Reality Invasion Boot Camp describes itself as a non profit here to change troubled youth, but it's 30-week free program has come under scrutiny after allegations of abuse.
Lego toys and school don't always go hand in hand but for a group of fifth graders it's been the foundation of their education. The students have been playing with the construction toys for much of the school year, learning about math and science along the way. Now they are headed to compete for a regional title.
Doctors say it's time to speak up about the prevention and risks of America's number one sexually transmitted disease. KRBC's Nora Hartfeil spoke with a local doctor to learn more.
KRBC's Megan Dobbs speaks to the founder of Reality Invasion Boot Camp, along with teens enrolled in the camp.
Federal officials are now involved in the investigation of a deadly accident just south of Abilene.
Ever wake up with a sore jaw or a headache? You might be grinding your teeth in your sleep. If left untreated, teeth grinding can do some real damage...
School attendance in Abilene and other parts of the Big Country has been down about five percent since Christmas vacation.
Jacob B. Allen Scholarship established to recognize shooting victim for perseverance.
After a social media campaign helped a local restaurant stay open, the recent buzz has kept the restaurant busy and needing a couple extra hands. One waitress, who was hired the first day of the busiest days the Cattle Baron has seen, talks about how she had to learn on the job.
She's already got more than 90 new faces who are helping her help other people they've never met
Stress is not good for us. It can lead to early aging, heart problems, sleeplessness, even death...
A local store clerk allows homeless people into her store, and says that they are all nice people. But she says it's hard to watch others treat people that have become her friend like they're different simply because they're homeless.
A social media marketing campaign could save an Abilene restaurant from shutting down.
It will be a chilly morning Monday with lows dropping into the upper 20s once again.
What was once a booming holiday display has now been confined to just one aisle, with sale signs everywhere.
Out of the 20 children who were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary school, 12 were girls and 8 were Girl Scouts.
There isn't enough wall space in the world for all the art. Or, at least, that's what Brock Cravy says. That's why he's opening a new art gallery.
They're calling it the next oil boom.
Organizations see decrease in volunteerism after holidays are over.
The first snow of 2013 was reason to celebrate for some, but for the homeless community, it was a miserable start to the new year, especially if they couldn't find a place to warm up. KRBC's Nora Hartfeil visited a homeless camp and spent some time with those struggling to stay warm.