Investigators have ruled the cause of the fire as arson and Tye police have arrested two kids who may be at fault.
Stephens County Sheriff Billy Wade has issued a public statement about the incident at the golf course from last November. He made his statement to the editor of the Breckenridge American Newspaper.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is calling for urgent action to stop the spread of drug-resistant bacteria in hospitals across the country. The group of bacteria, called CRE, kills up to half the patients who get it in their bloodstreams.
Smoke and flames poured out of a home in the 1900 block of Bristol Dr. in Sweetwater Monday afternoon -- a tragic fire that would ultimately claim the life of 61-year-old Neva Cole and leave a family in mourning.
A Northwest Indiana teacher was placed on leave after he wrote a threatening message on the chalkboard last week during class.
One of the former co-owners of the Abilene Gold Exchange was scheduled
for trial in federal court in Lubbock Monday, but now he and his
attorney are in plea negotiations.
Both family pets have been found after a house fire Monday night on Wynrush Circle in south Abilene.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Abilene Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will host a public hearing March 5 to discuss upcoming projects to convert two-way frontage roads to one-way operation on US 83/84 and Loop 322.
The level at Hubbard Creek Reservoir continues to fall, and there is only more public boat ramp in the water.
Two House Republicans filed a "fetal pain" bill on Tuesday that would ban abortions 20 weeks after conception. Gov. Rick Perry has publicly expressed support for the measure.
Breckenridge is getting ready for a city-wide cleanup project.
An aspiring group of art students from Hardin-Simmons University will be
hosting the opening of their senior class show, Fresh 2 Deaf ,
Thursday, March 7, at the Cockerell Galleries and Studios, "Upstairs,"
in studio #214.
A special ceremony is scheduled Wednesday morning at the Alamo.
The Breckenridge American newspaper has reported a statement
by Stephens County Sheriff Billy Wade regarding the investigation of an
altercation between himself and a female officer back in November.
Texans generally believe current gun laws are adequate, but they also support criminal and mental background checks before guns are sold, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
To garner increased participation in the School Breakfast Program,
Abilene ISD schools are recognizing National School Breakfast Week.
Abilene Youth Sports Authority (AYSA) is conducting the first in a
series of sports skills academies in 2013 for area youth grades 4-6,
starting with a Volleyball Skills Academy on March 19.
McMurry University's Art Department will offer Summer Art Intensives for all ages beginning in June.
The phrase "what a difference a day makes" could not be truer Tuesday.
More backlash from the "Wade Incident" we have been covering.
More backlash from the "Wade Incident" we have been covering.
Questions are still being raised about the Breckenridge incident involving police officers on November 20, 2012.
A tragic house fire claims the life of a Sweetwater woman Monday afternoon
A family pet is still unaccounted for after a house fire Monday evening. Fire officials believe a heating lamp on the dog house is to blame in the fire.
A house catches fire after lamp is left on, on dog house.
Members of the Southern Hills Church of Christ in Abilene are trading the conventional steeple building for one that's a little less obvious, a bar.
Court Martial proceedings for Christopher Perez were due to begin Tuesday
Dyess has released the following statement regarding the delay of the court-martial for Senior Airman Christopher Perez in connection to the Klapheke case.
Waving in the wind like tumbleweeds, littered plastic bags are a common sight around the Key City.
A former Abilene political candidate has reached a plea agreement Monday.
In addition to solving property crimes, the Abilene Police Department faces the constant challenge of returning stolen property to crime victims.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will begin a project in early March to refresh pavement markings on roadways in seven counties.
It is legal during legislative sessions for state officeholders to raise money for their favorite charities from the same people who are prohibited from donating to their political campaigns in that same time period.
High-achieving students in the Brownwood Independent School District will have the opportunity to graduate up to a year ahead of schedule under a first-of-its-kind program being piloted by The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University.
The McMurry University Wind Ensemble will perform a free concert titled "Around the World in 80 Minutes" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 4, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church as part of its spring 2013 concert tour. ''
There may be a glimmer of hope for gas prices which have fallen slightly in comparison to a year ago.
Tucked away in Northeast Texas, Lake Gilmer was the last major reservoir built in the state, more than a decade ago. Local officials said they intended to share construction costs and water with a new power plant, but the power company backed out, leaving the city of Gilmer with the bill.
They're hard to miss, and easy to honk at. But those wavers for Liberty Tax say their job is more fun than it looks.
Hundreds gathered to rock on at the Styx concert Sunday evening.
People in multiple apartments in a north Abilene complex were evacuated this afternoon after a neighbor spotted smoke coming from a balcony.
The new Frontier Texas has finally arrived.
The fire happened Wed. Feb. 27 on Park Ave.
Shots fired at an Abilene police officer when he responds to a fight in Abilene last night.
The second annual Abilene Idol competition kicked off Saturday at the Mall of Abilene.
Hundreds of local talent showcased their skills to be narrowed down to the top fifteen.
A chili supper in Baird is raising money for upgrades to one Big Country park.
After months of anticipation and waiting, the doors of Frontier Texas finally swung wide open.
Abilene residents gathered bright and early this morning to remember a fallen officer.
A tornado has struck Abilene and you're left with no where to go.
The Abilene Fire Department is investigating the cause of a storage building fire that happened Friday night.
Researchers have been taking a closer look at the chemical Bisphenol A, also known as BPA, to investigate links to possible health problems. Now they've discovered it may increase the chances of childhood asthma.