A nationwide growing problem with heroin usage is mirrored in the Big Country, specifically Abilene.
Friends of Halston Metheny talk about her sweet spirit and ability to make others smile.
Simple, but unknown errors can drastically affect a person's credit score and possibly cost he or she hundreds, if not, thousands of dollars.
The TSTC flight school located at Abilene Regional Airport will close on April 30th. Then, there will be only one pilot training facility in Abilene.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner has released the preliminary autopsy report for the man who was found deceased in his home on Twin Oaks Drive on February 4.
So far, the district's had four snow closures. With two days taken care of, it must now move forward in supplementing the remaining two days.
A 3-year-old little girl was found on Saturday by two strangers stuck in ice on her bicycle at the intersection of South 11th Street and Rodgers Street.
A carnival in Abilene is off to a slow start because of the low temperatures and snowy weather.
Driving in these types of conditions is something that even veteran truck drivers say you can never really master.
Following last Sunday's icy weather, TxDOT anticipated another winter storm to follow and prepared accordingly.
The father of 20-year-old Daniel Becker says while his son is guilty of the crime he's accused of, he had reasons for his actions and shouldn't be judged so harshly by the public.
One part of the jury selection process involved having prospective jurors fill out a questionnaire based on this specific case. We shared that questionnaire on our website and on Facebook, and since then, we've received a lot of feedback from viewers.
Two separate fires in Abilene today destroyed the homes of two families, and damages neighboring homes. But despite that, everyone involved say they're just thankful no one was hurt.
January is National Blood Donors' Month, and it's also one of the few months out of the year when local blood centers are the lowest on supply.
In 2009, the city of Abilene began a 11-phased project to give residents at Lake Fort Phantom Hill the opportunity to own their property instead of leasing it. Five years later, and the project continues.
Every year, taxpayers make costly mistakes when filing their taxes, whether they hire a "professional", file online or attempt to do it themselves.
A public meeting was held tonight to discuss proposed attendance boundary changes for Craig Middle School and Mann Middle School. If approved, at least 80 students will be transferred from Craig to Mann next school year.
The 34th Annual MLK March was held today in Abilene. Dozens of people came out to join in on the remembrance of the civil rights activist.
Christopher Webster is charged with a felony count of burglary with the intent to commit assault, but he shares in a jail interview that he is innocent and was not involved in the crime.
Home invasions may not be on the rise in Abilene, and the chances of being involved in one are small, but Abilene police chief, Stan Standridge wants residents to be aware of what to do if targeted.
One Abilene family says a donation was made to a local organization by mistake, by someone they say isn't mentally capable of making such a decision. The question is, "are they entitled to the items donated?".
Today, law enforcement agencies across the country joined in observing 'National Amber Alert Awareness Day'. The system was established in 2002, and shortly after that, Texas had it's first amber alert activation.
It's almost showtime in Ballinger. An old theater is getting a facelift in preparation for its grand opening next week.
The beginning of the year is the perfect time for cyber thieves to begin circulating new and old scams.
It's been nearly six months since the disappearance of Amber Lowery. Today, it was confirmed by investigators in Comanche County that the remains found near the Lowery residence last July are that of Amber.
The flu season came a little early this year, but its yet to even begin to reach its peak. And officials say without the flu vaccine, people of all ages could be hit hard.
Even though she's in a Fort Worth hospital on her birthday, members at a Cisco church gathered tonight to celebrate the birthday of a 12-year-old girl who was kidnapped and stabbed on yesterday.
A man is dead after a crash on highway 70 in Sweetwater. Traffic was shut down for hours. A second passenger was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital with unknown injuries.
It's going on the ninth day since Hardin Simmons graduate, Brendan John Boyd, was heard from by friends and family. Abilene police and those close to him are asking for the public's help in locating him.
By now, cotton season here in West Texas is usually over, and farmers have moved on to sowing the next crop. But that's not the case this go around due to recent winter storms.
It's been official for almost 24 hours now. 2 014 is here. But before we go any further into the new year, let's take a look back at some of the top stories that came from the Big Country in 2013.
New Year's Resolutions are often made, but in very few cases do people see their resolution to the end. One Abilene woman is the exception, and is happy with the progress she's made on her 2013 fitness resolution.
While it's not 4th of July, the sale of fireworks is very much normal this time of year. But for one of two stands open today, business wasn't booming.
A Cisco father asked for our help this holiday season. His only Christmas wish was that his children got a piece of the holiday that they deserve. KTAB and a few special donors partnered to make that happen.
It was only a few months ago that Royce Curtis was called out of retirement to serve as the interim principal at Bonham Elementary School in Abilene. Today, teachers and students there bid him a farewell as they prepare to welcome a new principal next year.
Every year, the people of the Big Country donate toys and join in on the season of giving. One toy helps to make Christmas that much better for hundred of children who away from their families.
People all across the state tried their luck tonight at a chance to win the second largest Mega Million jackpot in the last year-and-a-half. Never has a Texan won the Mega Million jackpot, but it could happen tonight.
After we aired our story, a Scholtzky''s Deli in Abilene ended up catching the attention of the nation, with the story appearing all across the county. KTAB went to Schlotzky's grand reopening to follow up on the story.
Updated Road Conditions from around Abilene and the Big Country can be found at BCH.com
While some chose to stay inside today in order to avoid the nasty roads, a few more than expected, decided to do exactly the opposite. So why'd people in Abilene choose to brave the icy roads?
Preparation for a cold front involves taking care of a number of things, including your pets. Local veterinarians say there are things you can do to make sure your pets aren't miserable these next couple of days.
Tonight downtown Abilene was packed from street to street. Families came out to enjoy the night's lineup. And with that, came a night of spending. For downtown restaurant owners, it was music to their ears.
A stolen vehicle is recovered at the old Taylor County Courthouse.
For the second time in 6 years, Abilene High and Cooper High Schools are in different classifications. With Abilene High's football team moving up a conference number, some fans are questioning if this could be the end to the infamous rivalry game.
One Abilene employer is using the phrase "attitude adjustment" on a sign in front of his restaurant, as a sign to his customers better customer service will be served up soon.
A Brown County woman dedicates her Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping to help buy toys for children.
One Brownwood family makes serving others a Thanksgiving tradition.
Gearing up Black Friday isn't an quick and easy task, especially when you're an independent store owner. Just like the retail chains, smaller businesses prepare for the shopping holiday weeks, sometimes months, in advance.
Abilene is one of the few designated communities in the United States where refugees are relocated to. On the surface it seems as though they're safe, but what they try and escape often follows them.
Black Friday our cars will be sitting in parking lots, full of door busters and other Christmas gift, and thieves know that.