U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, has introduced legislation to fix a flawed law currently preventing certain hospitals like Hendrick Health System in Abilene from expanding long-term health care services to residents in the region.
Two thieves began to attack an officer and a Walmart employee after being accused of stealing.
Abilene High School sophomore, Lillian Sims, was selected as an Alto II member of the TMEA All-State Women’s Choir.
Will the juvenile who is accused of the Halloween hit-and-run murder be tried as an adult?
The Texas Department of Transportation recently awarded a $14.6 million dollar project to J. H. Strain & Sons, Inc. who will be the contractor who will widen the existing bridges and replace the bridge decks over Elm Creek, the Colorado River, and the South Orient Railroad/ FM 382.
The Abilene Police Department Criminal Investigation Division arrested Milole Joseph Ortega for the aggravated robbery which occurred in the parking lot of the Mall of Abilene on Monday, January 19, 2015.
A house fire in Clyde had firefighters busy overnight.
Congressman Randy Neugebauer (R) of Lubbock released the following statement after the President delivered his State of the Union Address Tuesday night.
The string of storage building break-ins continues at a business located on the 1200 block of Locust Street.
On Monday, January 19 at approximately 8:27 p.m. a man and his wife walked out of a Mall of Abilene store to their parked vehicle.
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The Middleton Prison Unit is planning to build a memorial plaque that will be placed at their transportation building in honor of the two officers killed in the bus wreck near Odessa.
Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst (R) delivered the GOP's response.
President Barack Obama made a feisty pitch for economic populism in his penultimate State of the Union Tuesday night, touting the improving economy on his watch and making the case that government has a role in ensuring equal opportunity for all.
Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery State of the Union Address
Taylor County Judge Bolls, Abilene Mayor Norm Archibald, and the superintendents from Abilene ISD and Wylie ISD all gathered together Tuesday morning for the eighth annual State of the City Address.
Firefighters are on the scene of a storage unit fire on FM-603 in Callahan County, about five miles southwest of Clyde.
Three earthquakes shook Irving Tuesday according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The Abilene Police Department is now accepting applications for Academy Class 53.
BigCountryHomepage has been covering storage shed break-ins over the past few weeks and there have been more reported.
Tools were stolen at an AISD construction site overnight.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice on Tuesday morning provided an update on the survivors of a prison bus crash last week.
In a moment he called "highly improbable," Greg Abbott officially became the 48th governor of Texas in a ceremony on the south steps of the Texas Capitol on Tuesday.
Watch the entire 2015 Texas Inauguration from the Capitol steps in Austin.
The Abilene Police Department’s Fraud and Forgery Unit handles hundreds of cases each year. Financial institutions, businesses, and individuals can lose hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Good Friends antique store on the 600 block of Butternut street was broken into on early Monday evening.
Mayor Norm Archibald will present the eighth annual State of the City address on Tuesday, January 20 in Conference Room Two in the north wing of the Abilene Civic Center, 1100 North 6th St.
Gov.-elect Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick will officially drop the "elect" from their titles on Tuesday during an elaborate daylong inauguration celebration that has been months in the making.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 6.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.82/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Saturday on US-287, yielding 35 pounds of marijuana valued at over $126,000.
3rd annual Martin Luther King Junior Day Celebration and Parade
A mother of three is fatally shot at her boyfriend's home in Baird over the weekend
Hundreds of people from across the country were in attendance at Officer Eligio Garcia's funeral Tuesday morning.
"Walk a mile in my shoes" takes on a whole new meaning when your rubber is worn or your feet are bare. A global non-profit is teaming up with a local call center to provide fresh kicks to those who struggling to buy their own.
Abilene Police are searching for a male suspect after an aggravated robbery in the Mall of Abilene parking lot outside Best Buy.
Abilene law enforcement is putting more minors in juvenile detention for drug related crimes, and Abilene hospitals are seeing more children coming in after accidentally ingesting marijuana.
Two men have been arrested in connection to a late December robbery in Early.
For more than twenty years, citizens of Abilene have come together to appreciate history and each other.
Texas Rangers are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in Baird over the weekend.
Exposure to ultraviolet light is said to be the culprit behind dozens of reported illnesses after basketball games at the Roby High School Gym.
Several Texas Department of Criminal Justice staff members lined up down Highway 351, around the corner from the Middleton prison, to show respect for the fallen Officer Garcia.
The Midland County Sheriff's Office responded to a call from Midland Farmers Co-op Gin at 1409 South Fairgrounds Road in reference to a missing employee.
After more than a decade, Texans will see a new man take the oath as the next governor this week.
A small group of people held a candlelight vigil Sunday outside Medical Center Hospital in Odessa to show support for the families affected by a deadly prison bus accident last week.
A boil water notice has been issued for the city of Stamford on Monday.
Just a month after being shot, Meteorologist Patrick Crawford returned to air.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry renewed a 2011 drought declaration for much of the state due to continued, prolonged drought conditions.
A teen couple from Kentucky was arrested Sunday after two weeks on the run following a series of car and gun thefts.
Medicare is penalizing 721 hospitals with high rates of potentially avoidable mistakes that can harm patients, known as “hospital-acquired conditions.”
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