The House Appropriations Committee on Thursday will hear the testimony of officials from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and address whether the state should fund the embattled cancer institute in the future.
Now that the front has made its passing and brought a dusty and windy evening, temperatures have plummeted.
Families gathered at Oscar Rose Park to sing songs, pray and release balloons for those affected by the Sandy Hook tragedy.
People gathered in Abilene for a candlelight vigil and balloon release to honor the Newtown, Conn. shooting victims.
The 911 telecommunication team is always the receiver of bad news.
This Christmas, one rehab center hopes to give drug addicts and their families a gift that has great meaning. The Dream Center is raising money for life start up kits, which will help fund the fees for the program and other services for the nine month live in rehab, giving those fighting addiction a chance.
Nearly two-thousand miles away from the scene of an unthinkable tragedy, people gathered together in the lobby of the Abilene Civic Center to show their support for the community of Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut.
The tight-knit community of Tye is coming together to help a family of six whose lives have been turned upside down by a destructive house fire.
Their school is still a crime scene, and it will be for months, but we
now know where and when survivors of the Sandy Hook massacre will
return to class.
Most of us like getting things for our birthdays. But on his birthday, Mike Griffin is giving.
Children spending the holidays in the hospital had a Christmas surprise Wednesday morning.
Police officers from all over the country, and here in Abilene, are
helping grant the dying wish of a terminally ill child In Virginia.
The City Council will discuss Thursday the the conversion of neighborhood swimming pools for commercial use, and the purchase of new rifles for the APD.
A call came in a little after 11 a.m. Wednesday alerting police that a car had crashed into a church.
In case you missed it, this is a transcript of President Obama's speech given earlier Wednesday in response to the tragedy in Connecticut and what the plans are, as a nation, to help curb gun violence.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from December 21 - January 1, which includes both the Christmas and New Year holidays.
Many people think that if they're healthy, there's no reason to have a
primary care provider (PCP). But a main or primary doctor can serve as a
trusted medical advisor and healer as he or she cares for your health
over a long period of time - even a lifetime.
There is a strange story in Weatherford with an Abilene Connection.
With more car makers adding electric and natural gas vehicles to their offerings, the need for alternative fueling stations is increasing -- and the state is grappling with how to respond.
A woman calls APD claiming she has been assaulted by her boyfriend and needs help immediately.
Memorials and vigils are being set up all over the country, and the key city is no different.
A report released Wednesday, the result of a year-long effort from a commission of top education thinkers, offers a sweeping set of recommendations aimed at improving the teaching profession in the state.
Be ready to hold on to your hats today!
Rumors of "non-specific" threats of violence at Abilene and Wylie schools have been circulating on social media sites.
People all over the nation have come together, building memorials and holding candlelight vigils to honor those lost in Friday's shooting. Although thousands of miles away, two Abilene woman are planning to do the same Wednesday night.
Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in people over
55, but a new, implantable telescope is giving people back their sight.
A small Texas school district has already armed teachers as part of a plan to protect their students from outside attacks.
In response to last week's Connecticut school shooting, state Rep. Jason Villalba, R-Dallas, says he will file legislation to allow public school teachers to carry concealed weapons while on campus.
There are signs that House Speaker John Bayner and President Obama are getting close to an agreement that will keep our federal income taxes from going up significantly on January 1.
Non-specific and unsubstantiated threats appearing in social media leave local police and school administrators with no choice but to take action, letting the public know they are addressing every aspect of safety in area schools.
The 12th annual National Mentoring Month will be observed in January 2013.
The co-owner of the Abilene Gold Exchange where a deadly
officer-involved shooting took place last week, was in federal court
On Tuesday, December 18 the McMurry University Men's Basketball Team will be hosting a very special food drive to benefit the Abilene Food Bank.
Suspects steal over $8,000 in lawn equipment overnight Monday.
Like many other colleges, the University of Houston has seen an increasing number of students needing mental health services. The university's counseling center has had to be creative in meeting the growing challenge.
A Lake Brownwood home was destroyed as fire engulfed the structure Monday night.
Eula ISD is using an application to beef up communication between faculty, students and parents.
Going out of town this holiday season? Want to make it happy? Then be prepared...
The controversial topic of gun control has once again because a hot-issue. And the debate in Abilene is no different. But that's not stopping people from buying guns. In fact, the Shootin' Shop in North Abilene has seen more people coming despite news of the shooting in Connecticut.
Monday was the busiest shipping day of the year according to the United States Postal Service.
Parents and teachers, if you wish to have your students or children write letters of comfort and support to the children at Sandy Hook Elementary School, we will make sure they get there
Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge provides details of the Abilene Gold Exchange investigation and describes what happened before and after Thursday's shooting.
A strange connection has been made between Abilene Gold Exchange and the shooting of a child...
Tis the season for celebrating... and overeating. If you're dieting, staying on track during the holidays is not easy...
As news details
emerge across the country about the Connecticut school shooting, parents may
face questions and fears from their children, Here's some advice on how to answer and comfort their fears.
The Abilene Police Department has released additional details regarding the investigation of Abilene Gold Exchange.
A teenager did his best to interrupt a robbery at a Florida Walmart
early Wednesday morning, and later helped police in their arrest.
Oregon's Clackamas Town Center Mall will reopen on Friday, two days
after a gunman opened fire in the building, killing two people and
wounding a third before taking his own life.
At least 28 people are dead, including 18 children, after a gunman opened fire in an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
A three vehicle accident on Hwy 279 north near Lake Brownwood resulted in one man being sent to the hospital.