43-year-old Susan Elizabeth Wright of Abilene has been indicted on federal charges for her alleged embezzlement of over $1 million from Peterson Real Estate and other accounts held by the Peterson family, where she was employed as Office Manager.
The man struck by a garbage truck earlier Thursday has passed away.
Jim Ned’s marching band made their way around various Abilene and Jim Ned area schools and businesses Thursday, treating employees and customers to live Christmas music.
Texas State Technical College held a mass casualty incident drill for students in their EMT program.
Thursday morning at the Diocesan Pastoral Center at 802 Ford St. in San Angelo, Bishop Michael Pfeifer presented the new bishop of the Diocese of San Angelo. He is Msgr. Michael Sis, presently Vicar General of the Diocese of Austin.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 21-day period that includes both the Christmas and New Year holidays.
Texas legend "Asleep at the Wheel" was scheduled to perform in Eastland on Thursday, December 12 at the Majestic Theatre. However, due to illness, the concert has been rescheduled for Thursday, December 19.
Nearly every Texas county appears to be eligible for some state aid under a $225 million plan to help repair roads damaged amid the oil and gas boom. Some are happier about their allocations than others.
People who suffer from seasonal allergies often look forward to the winter when the cold temperatures kill off a lot of the causes of outdoor allergies; however, winter can bring on and even worsen some of the symptoms which are often mistaken for a cold or the flu.
There will be slightly cooler temperatures Thursday, with a high of only 41.
KRBC News and the Food Bank of West Central Texas have raised together more than 125,000 meal through the Share Your Christmas. Many people who donated were able to donate with out much of a second thought, but for others they put strangers before themselves.
More than one-third of Americans use fireplaces, wood stoves and other fuel-fired appliances as primary heat sources in their homes. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the fire risks when heating with wood and solid fuels.
Crime Stoppers is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Desiree Mendoza through 12/18/13.
Due to a loss in water pressure, the City of Rising Star has issued a boil water notice.
Sales Tax revenue numbers for December, which reflect October sales, are in for cities all across the Big Country.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today secured privacy protections for members of national dating service True.com.
Wednesday's Share Your Christmas Food Drive helped raise over 130,000 meals for the Food Bank of West Central Texas.
View the best-decorated neighborhoods in Abilene during this year’s CityLink Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights. You can experience the tour December 13-21.
Greenleaf Cemetery Association is a member of the Wreaths Across America program honoring veterans by laying wreaths during the holidays. In 2012, approximately 400,000 wreaths were placed nationwide, by over 150,000 volunteers, in 750 participating cemeteries.
Connally and Johnnie Tibbs were married nearly 70 years and passed away within hours of each other after they led a life full of love and laughter.
Seventeen police cadets from the Abilene Police Department’s (APD) Police Academy will be recognized during a graduation ceremony on December 14, 2013 as part of Class 51.
As Texas continues to rebuild the state’s network of family planning providers, state Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, sees the potential for the state to further expand women’s health services.
Coffee Club: What is your biggest pet peeve when traveling in an airplane?
Texas' battle with the Environmental Protection Agency continues Tuesday as the state argues against another air pollution rule before the U.S. Supreme Court.
The slippery roads have caused numerous accidents Monday, including this one that happened just about a mile south of Abilene along HWY 83/84.
Efforts to ban double dipping by longtime politicians went nowhere in the last legislative session. That could change now that the two leading candidates for governor have expressed support for banning the controversial practice.
Brownwood ISD announced Monday that the mock emergency and evacuation drill for Woodland Heights Elementary which was scheduled for Tuesday, December 10th has been canceled due to the cold weather.
Many HIV patients in Texas are ineligible for subsidies on the new federal health care exchange. Add the state's decision to not expand Medicaid, and the bulk of those patients are missing out on expanded health coverage.
The Abilene Cultural Affairs Council is collecting books for the children’s hospital at Hendrick Medical Center.
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An arctic cold front moved through the Big Country early Monday morning, bringing temperatures back down to below freezing.
Average gasoline prices have fallen almost 3 cents statewide in the past week. In Abilene, prices hover right around $3 per gallon.
The 4th Annual Tour of Trees is helping people at the Chatfield Assisted Living in Brownwood get into the Christmas spirit.
December 8, 2013 the city of Lawn has issued a boil water notice due to frozen pipes.
A Tye Local Walks To Abilene Every Morning For The Services Love and Ministry Provide To The Homeless
An electrical fire in south Abilene puts a family out of their home.
The Memory Men Chorus is offering a great way to show your appreciation during this holiday season with a live Christmas card!
Dallas and Fort Worth Districts are discouraging travel to the Metroplex, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
Many parts of the Big Country shut down due to the weather conditions, but some places braved the cold and ice to stay open.
The ACU Roller Hockey Team says these icy conditions are perfect to slide the puck around on...
Westbound I-20 at mile marker 361 at Ranger Hill in Eastland County is open and traffic is moving.
Coffee Club: Are you changing your weekend plans because of the winter weather?
An Abilene Allusp's was robbed at gunpoint on December 5.
A car and a pickup collided at the intersection of Ambler and Pine Friday morning.
Abilene ISD and Wylie ISD have both decided to close schools for Friday, December 6.
With freezing weather upon us, there are a few steps that can save a lot of money and headaches when it comes to protecting your home.
The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $677,050 to the City of Cisco (Eastland County) consisting of a $475,000 loan and $202,050 in loan forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance waste-water system improvements.
Three candidates for Texas governor have taken different positions on red light cameras, a controversial traffic enforcement tool employed by dozens of Texas cities. While supporters of the cameras insist they reduce accidents, critics argue that they actually trigger more collisions and that cities employ them to collect millions in fines.
As freezing rain and sleet move into the Big Country, TxDOT crews in the Abilene District are monitoring and treating roadways for icy conditions while Brownwood District crews prepare for the winter storm.
As winter weather arrives, conditions can become dangerous rather quickly and unexpectedly. The following are tips on have to keep safe during winter weather provided by the Red Cross and AAA.