There were some heavy thunderstorms in some areas of the Big Country.
Though many people in the Big Country see rain as a blessing, it has also proven to be a danger on roadways Tuesday.
In Central Texas, rain isn't only a welcome sight, it is a life-saver for area lakes, reservoirs and local plant life, and a rainwater harvesting workshop will be held on Tuesday at the Abilene Library.
The city of Abilene is taking part in World Autism Awareness Day by turning the lights of the Abilene Civic Center blue tonight April 2, 2013.
When it comes to high-stakes testing, Texas lawmakers have so far focused most of their attention on high school students. But as more than 3 million students across the state begin to take standardized exams this week, some members of the Legislature are examining the plight of younger test-takers.
Widespread rain is expected to begin to fall across the entire area by
noon with overcast skies and much cooler temperatures only getting into
the lower 60s.
The owner of the boot camp investigated by Abilene Police is asking others to join him in a citywide prayer.
Paul Huntington invites city leaders, officials, believers and non-believers to pray for the Key City.
Can cash rewards help people lose weight at work? A new study finds it can, but it's even better when employees compete for the money.
Maria Rubio and her pizza shop are gearing up for a busy dinner rush this Monday night. All for the circus. It's the first time in 10 years that the circus has been in Colorado City, bringing in the tents, exotic animals and excitement. But the benefits go further than the entertainment for the evening, it'll provide entertainment on main street.
Smoke, flames, a burned dinner and a melted kitchen were not the way Mona Chick thought her and her family would be spending Easter Sunday.
One Abilene woman has been entered into a National contest put on by Home Instead's "Salute to Senior Services."
Despite the looming affect of the sequester cuts on our state parks, more people are making the trip to Tuscola to visit the Abilene State Park.
And there are plans in the works to add new features for families to enjoy in the future.
The indictment alleges former superintendent Beverly Hall created a
"succeed at all costs" mentality, which encouraged cheating and
discouraged whistle blowers, resulting in a cheating scandal which
metastasized through the Atlanta public school system like a cancer.
Two Charlotte, North Carolina woman are getting national headlines after
petitioning Kraft to remove food coloring from their popular mac and
The Texas rhetoric around a key tenet of federal health reform reached a high-water mark on Monday, with back-to-back press conferences at the Capitol featuring political leaders on both sides of the aisle.
One Texas retailer is offering some much needed relief at the gas pumps.
More than a thousand dollars worth of guns and ammo were stolen from a south Abilene home.
U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of
approximately $26 million in grants to improve the long-term labor
market prospects of youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
Texas lawmakers have grappled year after year over whether families or medical professionals should make the final decision on when to end a terminally ill patient's life-sustaining care. This year, they seem closer to a compromise.
Abilene firefighters worked to contain a diesel fuel spill in northeast Abilene Monday morning.
April is Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention Month.
Spring is here, which means it's time to dust off the power tools and begin those outdoor projects. Before you start digging into the yard though, play it safe and call 811 to have all your buried utility lines marked for free.
A shoplifter ends up with a felony charge Friday evening after assaulting a loss prevention employee.
Community-wide cleanups will be offered in April for Brownwood, Early and Bangs.
nutrition club, the Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND),
will host its third annual 5K fun run on April 6 at Red Bud Park.
U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) will hold a two Town Hall Meetings on Monday, April 1,
As debates over gun control intensify across the nation, Gov. Rick Perry and some of his colleagues in the Legislature are encouraging out-of-state firearm and accessories manufacturers to hang up signs saying "Gone to Texas." One lawmaker even wants to put incentive programs for gun-makers in state statute.
On this April Fools' Day, it looks like we will start out mostly sunny,
but will see some clouds build in throughout the day with warm
temperatures making it into the lower 80s.
An Abilene man finally met the woman who made his life-saving surgery a reality. This happened at a bone marrow drive over the weekend at Lilith Toyota. The woman helped organize a donor drive here in Abilene about two and a half years ago. In Roberta Johnson's attempt to find Colton Manley the perfect match that would help him over come Leukemia, she never actually met him. That is, until this weekend.
Easter dinner was interrupted for many at an Abilene apartment complex Sunday evening, when a kitchen fire broke out in one unit. Fire fighters say the fire started in a lower unit apartment
when a towel caught fire in the kitchen. The flames were put out
quickly, and a few of the surrounding units were damaged from the smoke.
H-E-B is launching a gas savings program to offer some relief at the pump to their customers.
Praying as the sun rises has become a tradition for many Christians on this very special Sunday.
A few months ago, the National Severe Storms Laboratory developed a mobile app designed to get citizen scientists involved.
A Tuscola man is behind the newest energy boost that can be found in Abilene. The inventor's newest product, Energy by the Hour is for sale in Abilene this week. Through his up's and down's in the business, Cole Egger says he's still working to make it as an inventor.
Police are blaming drunk driving for a major wreck on I-20 Saturday evening.
"I know it changed his life because before I had no control of him at all," says Traci Lester, mother of a boot camp participant.
Waiting for the Easter Bunny can be a tiresome process but children in Baird no longer have to wait.
Saturday morning push-ups helped to push cancer out of a ten-year old boy's life.
Many bar owners aren't fond of the idea of having all ages concerts if alcohol is served.
One woman explains her process of finding a job and cannot figure out why she is still unemployed.
Many parents are concerned about the amount of vaccinations children receive in the first years of life, now a new study is reassuring parents.
Old fashioned soda fountains were extremely popular during the 1950s. Unfortunately the majority of them disappeared.
One Big Country business is jumping at the opportunity to expand thanks to the Cline Shale oil boom. KRBC's Nora Hartfeil looks at a daycare preparing for a big move, due to all the black gold and an influx of people moving into the area.
Former patients of a Tulsa, Oklahoma dentist are being told to get tested for HIV after the state's dental board exposed unsanitary conditions inside his offices.
A Pennsylvania teenager has taken home top honors in a science fair with a project that could end up changing lives.
Abilene police have confirmed there is an investigation into the death of an Abilene man that was originally ruled a suicide.
Observant citizens help police with leads in investigation that ends in the arrest of suspects tied to stolen property and drugs.
A World For Children announces their 1st Annual " Run For Dreams 5K" and family fun run in Brownwood.
The Military Partnership of West
Central Texas is hosting a Female Veterans networking and benefit fair
as part of the Abilene B!G Day Downtown spring festival.