An Abilene business owner found burglars had stolen two safes from his business overnight.
Some residents in Sweetwater say a pitbull has been terrorizing the streets.
Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams told federal education officials the state would take an additional year to pilot a new teacher evaluation system based in part on student standardized test performance.
Texas State Technical College's move to a single accreditation is bringing about an exciting change in leadership. Effective August 1, Dr. Elton E. Stuckly Jr. now serves statewide as Vice Chancellor for Operations.
The Big Country Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists is now taking applications for its next Master Naturalist volunteer training class. The application deadline is August 1, 2014.
Abilene residents awoke Wednesday morning to find that more vehicles had become the target of vandals overnight.
Due to heavy rain, the Dachshund Races have been rescheduled for Thursday, July 24, at the Festival Gardens across from the Abilene Zoo.
A former client of Meals on Wheels donated a fourth of her estate to the organization.
Tuesday, more fake money was found at another Abilene business.
Locals celebrated the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and many say that there is room for improvement in Abilene when it comes to accessibility.
Tuesday, Volkswagen celebrated their new dealership grand opening in Abilene.
Abilene Police are searching for those responsible for shooting out car windows with a BB gun.
A tanker truck carrying propane rolled over on FM 57 in Fisher County.
The tire blew out on the car causing it to go off the interstate and flip several times.
According to Captain Trisha Guillebeau, the Dyess Theater will tentatively begin operating movies again on August 8th, 2014.
An overturned tanker truck hauling hazardous material has caused the closure of FM 57 in Fisher County from SH 70 to FM 1085.
Today's young American adults are on track have the lowest rates of marriage by age 40 -- compared to any previous generation.
Garner was recovering in Abilene four years ago after a stroke, and was said to be a frequent customer at Casa Herrera.
With the oil boom that has the Permian Basin busting at the edges with people, the Big Country is also getting in on the boom. It may not be from actual drilling, but from employees traveling to the Permian Basin, students getting taught in engineering in Abilene universities, and supplies being made here and shipped there. All of this is not only benefiting the Basin but our region as well.
A public hearing for a new proposal on electronic cigarettes will be the focus this week for Abilene residents.
A $10,000 dollar check is now in the hands of staff at the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council.
Governor Rick Perry has declared he will be ordering 1000 National Guard Troops to the border to handle the surge of unaccompanied minors.
The 21st Cavalry Brigade at Fort Hood is being forced to close down within the next year due to the downsize of the army, which is why they flew to the combat aviation training brigade at Camp Bowie in Brownwood one final time.
Some of the Big Country area’s finest will exchange their handcuffs for aprons on Thursday, July 24. They'll spend the evening serving up support at the local Texas Roadhouse at the Tip A Cop event.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., and Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert L. Duncan, announced the establishment of the TTUHSC School of Public Health in Abilene.
A Blackwell man was killed Sunday when his small plane crashed near a private airport
People tend to either love them or hate them. Are energy drinks a staple in your diet?
More restaurant chains in Abilene are continuing to see counterfeit money.
The Melvin Martin Center for Children's Safety, also known as Safety City, will be hosting its annual Summer Safety Camp this week.
The Dyess We Care Team held its 14th annual car wash to help raise money to buy new ladders.
Hundreds filled the Abilene Civic Center on Saturday for the return of Craftapalooza & Fabulous Vintage Market.
Funeral services and visitation has been set for Taylor Dyess Bowman, the 16-year-old Ballinger High School junior who passed away on June 16 as a result of a vehicle accident.
The roof of a correctional facility in East Texas collapsed early Saturday afternoon, according to the facility's warden.
The past three weeks the small town of Brekenridge has seen four fires set around the town. Two of them set within 12 hours apart from one another. This is leaving the fire chief ready to have the suspect or suspects in custody before someone gets hurt.
They thought the calls would stop by now, but they haven't.
Walmart has confirmed the company will be building a third Walmart in Abilene on Oldham Lane and Loop 322. A plan was submitted to the city earlier this week detailing the construction.
KRBC is committed to helping you find a job, so every day on First at Five we feature a Job of the Day. Today's job is a full-time Creme Pump Operator.
The Brown County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference at 2:30 p.m. Friday in order to discuss the arrest of over 40 suspects on drug charges.
Hendrick Hospice Care’s Camp Courage JR was created to help serve the young children of this area who are dealing with loss. This one day camp, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 9, is specifically for those entering Kindergarten through second grade.
As attention centers on the thousands of unaccompanied minors crossing the Texas-Mexico border, activists in the Rio Grande Valley are working hard to ensure that their ongoing campaigns continue to gain traction after the current crisis subsides.
Hamburger lovers are in for a treat as a new restaurant is scheduled to move into Abilene.
The unemployment rates for June have come in, and Abilene saw a slight rise since May.
The Merriman Cemetery Association Board has authorized a special account at First Financial Bank to help in restoration of headstones damaged, between June 21, 2014 & June 28, 2014, in the destruction of the Merriman Cemetery on FM 2461 about a mile south of Ranger.
The Better Business Bureau and the Abilene Police Department say that for the past three weeks there has been a rise in fake money being used in Key City stores. The bureau is saying that these stores are the first line of defense against these crimes.
Have recent rains had an impact on the Texas drought? KRBC's Meteorologist Haley Clawson spoke with the National Weather Service to find out.
Taylor Bowman, 17, of Ballinger, was killed in a one vehicle accident in Runnels County. Locals remember the teen for her passion for life and competitive spirit.
The Abilene Better Business Bureau is advising all businesses to be on the lookout for counterfeit $100, $50 & $20 bills. Abilene police report a steady increase in the numbers of the bogus bills over the past few weeks.
Saturday, July 19, will be Teddy Bear Day at the Abilene Zoo, when children ages 13 and younger get in free if they bring along their favorite plush bear or other animal.
Due to power outages, Howard Payne University will be closed today and tomorrow, July 17 and 18. The university will reopen on Monday, July 21.
Abilene ISD administrators selected from within the local ranks to fill the role of principal at Thomas Elementary School.