Nine years ago, Texas lawmakers cut school property taxes across the state. "This is a tax cut Texans can take to the bank and count on in the years to come," Gov. Rick Perry boasted as he signed the bill in Houston in 2006.
Here's the event calendar for the world's largest rattlesnake round up.
An icy bridge on Loop 322 sends one car down an embankment.
An icy bridge causes a five-car wreck Wednesday morning at the intersection of ES 11th Street and Oldham Lane.
Southwest Airlines grounded 128 of its Boeing 737 aircraft on Tuesday after discovering it had missed some required inspections.
A few area school districts have reported delayed starts Wednesday morning due to some slick roadways. Roads are mostly clear in the Abilene area.
Routh sentenced to life in prison.
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TxDot crews are working to determine what caused an 18-wheeler to leak 150 gallons of fuel while traveling on Interstate 20.
Most drivers who had to get out in the slick conditions over the past few days had concerns about the ice on the road, but it was ice that came from above that ended up being the real problem for an Abilene couple.
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While many parents are inconvenienced by having to take two days off of work to stay home with the kids, it's fair to say most children didn't seem to mind.
Dozens of traffic accidents have been reported in the Abilene area since the winter weather arrived.
Monday's ice storm forced the city service to halt routes, but buses were back on the road Tuesday.
Local hospitals are reporting a higher number of patients compared to the previous winter storm.
What started out as photos shared for friends on Facebook eventually turned Kendall Jones into the most hated person on the internet.
Many small towns in Texas have grown over the years, but some have diminished to nothing more than a name.
A list of school, business and organization closings and delays due to winter weather will be updated here.
An Abilene man is charged after sending an underage girl sexually explicit texts.
A Taylor County Grand Jury indicts a man for continuous assault of a child.
Police arrest a man after being led on a chase in October.
Abilene police responded to more than 60 wrecks from midnight last night to five o'clock this afternoon. Treacherous driving conditions are expected again in the morning.
TXDot crews never take a snow day. They're always out making sure our roads are safe but working in these hazardous conditions can be scary.
Dangerous, icy roads through Tuesday morning and lots more wintry weather this week...
Many people choose to stay inside today, but some didn't have the option and had to take the risk of driving on the slick roads.
The search for the new City Manager of Abilene continues during a special City Council meeting Monday.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.11/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.
Meals on Wheels Plus in Abilene is staying open Monday and needs help.
Crimestoppers is offering a cash reward for information that helps solve a recent credit card abuse case. The case was featured a few weeks ago, but KTAB has new video now that could help find the suspect.
Big Country residents came together to remember the lives of Tamir Rice and others lost in cases of police brutality.
Reports of numerous wrecks on slick area roadways came in from across the area Sunday night.
Salvation Army is expecting a crowd for the next couple of days, possibly a bus load of guests.
TxDOT crews have begun preparing the roadways for the expected winter weather. Drivers are urged to take caution.
Grocery shopping is not a favorable task for most, but it's essential. And when you have a family to feed, it can get pricey. Here are some KTAB viewer's tips on how to save money without skimping out on nutrition.
Truck drivers traveling through the Big Country say the weather has delayed their work.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) State Troopers were traveling eastbound on IH-10 mm 352 [Sunday] when they spotted a vehicle (1998 White Dodge Caravan TXLP# 6BZXV) traveling west on IH-10 matching the amber alert description.
A winter weather system is on its way to the Big Country. Our meteorologists have developed a timeline of the potential impact of this weather system.
Dogs and their humans enjoyed a night of food and fun at the Abilene Civic Center
The annual Singer-Songwriter Competition for the Outlaws and Legends music festival has been taking place for the past three Thursdays, and the Abilene winners were announced Friday night.
Five Former Woodson High School football players reflect on playing football during the time of segregation.
Those winter temperatures are on the way but that did not stop dozens of locals in the Alameda Community from being outside today. People from the Alameda Community were planting vegetables today in their first community garden. They say in an area that is low-incomed base, its a step toward helping families have access to healthier food at no cost.
The YMCS Maximum Velocity cheerleaders were outside of a Clyde gas station offering to pump driver's gas and wash their windows.
Just in time before the cold front sweeps through the Big Country, members from the Alameda community were planting vegetables today in their first community garden.
Police say when they pulled over a vehicle for speeding the three people inside, started running.
The CDC has discovered a new virus that may have contributed to a Kansas man's death, the agency announced Friday.
Though its broad goals are widely praised, the way the State Use program is run raises questions of fairness and accountability.
One man is continuing to spread his knowledge of unsung heroes throughout the Big Country.
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Cooper graduate Dominic Rhodes was arrested on a warrant out of Smith County for charges related to child support.
"An officer is not allowed to do this to my child," says Lindsay Hallmark, the mother of the alleged victim.