A deadly accident over the weekend has some people questioning the safety of a busy Abilene intersection.
A chocolate Lab found wandering the streets of Breckenridge is getting a new lease on life after he is adopted by a woman a thousand miles away to become a search and rescue canine.
Hundreds of thousands of people took over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Monday to watch as President Barack Obama took the oath of office for the second time, including a group from Abilene Christian University.
For the 43rd year in a row, the West Texas Rehab Telethon took over the airwaves, and this year, took center stage at the Abilene Civic Center Saturday evening.
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 Abilene Fire Department is hiring at least a dozen firefighters over the next two weeks, to bring its staff back up to full capacity.
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.
A social media marketing campaign could save an Abilene restaurant from shutting down.
There's a new sheriff in town -- and with him come plans for big changes across Taylor County.
A bad start to the new year for one Abilene woman Tuesday morning, after she drove her vehicle through a brick fence.
A flipped van, a run from the law and a drunk driving arrest.
The clock strikes midnight, the champagne starts flowing and -- the bars quit serving.
An Abilene man who broke into his ex-girlfriend's home and assaulted her early Wednesday morning is dead, after the woman pulled out a gun and shot him, according to police.
With flurries falling all around, dozens of people filled the fellowship hall at Matthews Memorial Presbyterian Church on Christmas day.
The tight-knit community of Tye is coming together to help a family of six whose lives have been turned upside down by a destructive house fire.
As authorities and administrators deal with reports and rumors of an unvalidated threat at several Abilene schools, parents and students must deal with the uncertainty and fear that inevitably stems from this situation.
School security is always an issue on parents' minds, but come the Monday after tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, it's at the forefront for many as districts review their policies and protocols.
Authorities are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a young girl in Abilene decades ago.
At 18 years old, Austin Sellers has shed the weight, broken state records, can bench press 725 lbs., and now holds the World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters World Championship title.
She was Abilene's first female physician, has had a hand in nearly everything done at her alma mater over the past eight decades, and Tuesday, Dr. Virginia Connally joined the ranks of less than one-percent of the United States population -- she turned 100 years old.
The effects of the drought are still felt as the pecan crop is harvested at an orchard in Cross Plains.
Saturday provided the perfect weather for a zombie apocalypse to take over Buffalo Gap.
Will Abilene's Town & Country Drive-in Theater go digital -- or dark?
With a smile that lit up a thousand hearts and a spirit that touched hundreds of lives, Rex Fleming is the epitome of an inspirational story.
The Cisco Independent School district is fighting back against bullying in a new way.
21-year-old Brittany Petty is taking on the ride of a lifetime -- bicycling 4,500 miles from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska.
For the first time ever, Brownwood High School held an "active shooter" drill at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, forcing a lockdown and evacuation of nearly one thousand students.
'Tis the season of giving and for one local organization, that giving revolves around Thanksgiving.
A year and a half after a Cisco man was beaten to death with a baseball bat, the woman responsible learned her future today.
Could Texas successfully secede from the United States of America and form its own government?
Based in an unassuming building on Conrad Hilton Boulevard in Cisco, Southwest Emblem's business extends well past the Big Country -- and it all started with a small shop and a big dream.
A small business in downtown Baird is manufacturing to the masses -- an inside look at the lollipop factory that's gone from the Big Country to the globe.
In a true testament to the saying "every vote counts" -- just two votes separated the wet-dry election results in Eastland.
Whether you're an Obama fan or Romney supporter, it seems vandals aren't discriminating when it comes to stealing presidential campaign signs in one Abilene neighborhood.
A decision was reached in the Lake Leon pipeline issue in Eastland County late Thursday afternoon.
Clyde Elementary is sending dads back to school with a program that puts gives men a way to get involved in their children's lives and education.
One woman is dead, another is in the hospital and a Snyder man is behind bars charged with murder after an apparent shooting spree Friday night.
A year and a half after a Dyess Elementary student was killed in a
tragic drunk driving wreck, his life was honored Wednesday morning by
his friends, teachers and parents during a dedication ceremony on
The Lake Leon pipeline issue got underway in a packed Eastland County courtroom Tuesday afternoon in a hearing that lasted for hours.
A comprehensive timeline of the Hailey Dunn case -- a case that has been plagued with heartache and controversy since day one.
With three Child Protective Service workers on emergency leave and an ongoing investigation into the state agency by Abilene police, many are wondering what now happens to past cases worked by those employees. And the answer may be -- nothing.
Due to state funding cuts, the Abilene branch of Planned Parenthood is shutting down for good in just a few weeks. While it means hundreds of women in the community will lose their current healthcare provider, it's also a cause for celebration for some.
The controversy over a proposed pipeline project in Eastland County saw its first day in court Tuesday, but with a twist.
Police are still looking for the man who robbed a north Abilene bank Monday morning.
A busy bank on a busy street in North Abilene was robbed in broad daylight Monday morning and it has put some nearby business owners on edge.
Fifty years ago, the Cuban Missile Crisis reached its brink -- and the impact of that stretched from Russia and Washington, D.C., to right here in the Big Country.
Cooper High School's annual fundraiser, Coogs for the Cure, is raising money to help battle against breast cancer.
Two teenagers escaped from a rehab facility in Goldthwaite Friday night and led law enforcement on a hunt that spanned multiple counties, committing several crimes.
Cooper High football players, cheerleaders and band members held an outdoor pep rally in South Abilene Saturday afternoon, raising money and awareness for breast cancer research.
Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans and Saturday morning, hundreds of people bundled up and took over Nelson Park to raise awareness about that startling figure in Abilene's Annual Heart Walk.