"Border security is one of my top priorities and clearly is a major concern for Texas voters."
President Barack Obama will unveil his long-awaited immigration plan Thursday evening, changing rules governing deportations that could affect millions of undocumented immigrants and setting off an explosive battle with Republicans.
The Texas Department of Transportation offers its new “Roadcents” Web app to reduce air pollution and keep vehicles well-maintained.
Margie Royall was just beginning to see memories being made in her home in Tye. With Christmas trees up and more decorations lying on the ground that will never be put on display Margie is left in shock. Wondering where to pick up the pieces to continue her and her son, David's, life.
The Center for Contemporary Arts in Abilene is hosting a monthly event for those who want to enrich their lives with art and culture without spending countless hours at stuffy galleries or boring museums.
Officials say that a cigarette may be the cause of a grass fire on an I-20 frontage road on exit 299 near Clyde.
A jury has decided that Demarko Brown is guilty for the murder of Natosh Boyd.
After four weeks of arguments and testimony, State District Judge Jim Bob Darnell has called a mistrial concerning Dr. Thomas "Mike" Dixon. Dixon has been accused of hiring David Neal Shepard to kill Dr. Joseph Sonnier in 2012.
Randy Rodriguez lost his battle with brain cancer on Saturday, November 15th.
A relocated Walmart is now open in Breckenridge. A brief ribbon-cutting ceremony was held early Wednesday morning.
The stars are big and bright in the United Way of Abilene store front – and they are energy efficient, too.
The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District will hold an Immunization Clinic Saturday Dec. 6 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
The Abilene Police Department is giving residents a new option to contact 911 that could allow texting to save lives.
Condoleezza Rice spoke at the Abilene Civic Center as part of a fund-raiser, and to inspire Big Country citizens to reach their full potentials.
Seniors at the Rose Park Center in Abilene got treated to musical stylings from one of Nashville's own.
The special prosecutor pressing criminal charges against Gov. Rick Perry will not be disqualified from the case over questions around the oath of office he took.
Standing in the shadows of Hufford Field in Coleman and Piper Stadium in Hamlin are stately rock walls that have stood the test of time, but why are they there?
The Brownwood's Women's Club will host their annual Glitz, Glamour, & Gals event Tuesday evening at the Depot Civic and Cultural Center.
Texas Farm Bureau Thanksgiving Meal Report shows decrease in prices for 2014.
Brownwood Fire Department was called to a house fire in the 2800 block of Avenue C early Tuesday morning.
Tuesday marks the second day in the trial for a man facing murder and aggravated assault charges. The victim's son took the stand Tuesday morning. He was also hurt in the incident.
The Taylor County Commissioners voted 4-1 in favor of speed limit on Peppergrass Lane.
OSHA is investigating the tragic fatality that took place at a rig site controlled by Reserve Drilling, near Big Spring, Texas, Sunday November 16.
The Taylor County Courthouse has a lot on their hands after recent theft incidents and the loss of their cleaning staff.
Organizations that support Veterans can now apply for more than $6 million in grants through the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.
The Abilene Zoo has a new Alligator Snapping Turtle, and he needs a name.
One person is sent to the hospital after a wreck on South 14th and South Clack.
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), cooking is the leading cause of home fires on Thanksgiving Day.
Sixth annual State Farm® Distracted Driving Survey digs deeper into drivers’ cellphone habits.
The Abilene High Eagles will continue their march in the Class 6A football playoffs against Frenship on Friday.
Comptroller-Elect Glenn Hegar announced Monday the reorganization of the Executive Team and the appointment of several senior staff members to the office of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA).
Veteran's Day was last week, but Abilene's Golden Corral wants to keep the respect for veterans and active duty military alive by joining their national corporation in celebrating Military Appreciation Day.
Volunteers gathered today at the Taylor County Sheriff's Office to put care packages together for people who won't be with the families.
Abilene Psychiatric Associates and Abilene Behavioral Health have made a joint agreement to discontinue their partnership, an ABH spokesperson confirms.
After a dog brought a human skull home to its Southeast Austin owner on a mid-September morning, authorities have now identified the remains as that of Top 15 Most Wanted fugitive Kevin Patrick Stoeser.
Governor-elect Greg Abbott met with Lieutenant General Sean MacFarland on Monday to discuss issues relating to members of the military stationed in Texas, veterans affairs, and how state government can best act to support the U.S. Armed Forces.
Meteorologist Haley Clawson spent time outdoors this morning speaking with motorists and how they were handling the current conditions.
How much money will we be planning to spend on gas this Thanksgiving?
Demarko Brown allegedly stabbed one person and punched another man several times, resulting in his death.
"It is with great regret that we inform you that we have closed our doors for business."
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Taylor County will be hosting the 2014 Abilene Area Pecan Show on December 9, 2014.
The Abilene Animal Services shelter will be closed Saturday, Nov. 22, due to construction in the front office.
Marking the second Ebola death in the United States, Dr. Martin Salia died at around 5 a.m. ET Monday, according to Nebraska Medicine spokesman Taylor Wilson.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.70/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.
At its Nov. 10th regular meeting, the Abilene ISD Board of Trustees recognized a first for one district campus.
The City of Abilene Senior Services Division is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2014.
A top U.S. health official says long-anticipated clinical trials of a possible Ebola vaccine will start soon in West Africa.
Find out the latest road conditions across the state by going to www.DriveTexas.org.
Check this list for updates on school, business, and organization closings and delays in the region for Monday due to winter weather.
With the cold front moving through the Big Country bringing with it icy roads, truck drivers share their plans this winter season.