A New Jersey teenager sues her parents for tuition at her private high school, living expenses, and she wants them to commit to paying her college tuition.
We want to know if you'll be hitting the polls today, or if you've already cast your ballot. Or maybe, you are skipping out this go-round?
Spring is not even here yet, but it's time to start thinking about summer. Summer camps, anyway. Do you think summer camps are a fading tradition, or will you be sending your kid this year?
During cold and flu season most of us either work in close proximity with sick co-workers, or deal with symptoms ourselves. So how do we know whether to stay home, or head in to work when we're feeling ill?
Do you communicate differently in person than on Facebook? We look at why the most introverted of people seem to open up online.
Gone are the days of cigarette breaks. In fact, many employers say you won't be considered for a job, even if you only light up in the privacy of your own home.
Many of us consider our pets to be members of the family, which means we often treat them like humans. But do you believe that your pet has feelings and emotions?
We've all been there--you wake up feeling under the weather and drag yourself to the office anyway. So why do so many of us head into work while sick?
Kids and credit cards--doesn't sound like the best mix. But at some point, they need to learn the ins and outs of money management.
Most Americans say they plan to invest their tax returns this year.
Valentine's Day, whether you love it or hate it, means big business for many industries. But now some are celebrating with "Anti-Valentine's Day" festivities.
When it comes to matters of the heart, new research reveals that height really does matter when it comes to finding a mate.
Is your significant other cheating? On your finances that is. More than half of us cop to hiding a small purchase or two.
Do you generally use credit, debit, or cash when making quick purchases? If you prefer plastic, and a thief goes on a shopping spree with your card, you could you be responsible for the charges.
Medical testing can be stressful for both the patient and family. But now, Hendrick Medical Center is introducing a new take on traditional CT scans, leaving patients feeling relaxed and even encouraged.
With several school closures and event cancellations--how are you spending this snowy Thursday?
The social network, co-founded by Mark Zuckerberg in a Harvard dorm room, turned 10 Tuesday. Now, Facebook has 1.2 billion users. So why do you log-on?
Do you think the HPV vaccine, which helps protect against the sexually transmitted infection, promotes unsafe sex among teenage girls?
More Americans are using tanning beds than previously reported.
Why did you choose to live where you do? Did climate and weather have anything to do with it?
Some Big Country pharmacists say cold medicine can be as dangerous as alcohol, if used improperly.
What are your thoughts on parental controls? Should parents just be able to trust their kids with gadgets? Or should they keep a close on on what their kiddos are doing online?
Americans plan on spending nearly $37-billion dollars to prove their love this February 14th--an average of $213 per person.
After drunken-driving charges and resisting arrest, do you think Bieber Fever is cooling down a bit?
It is cold and flu season, which means Big Country pharmacies are staying stocked with over the counter medications, but local health experts say it's easy to overdo it.
New research reveals access to guns is linked to an increase in suicide and murder.
No matter who you're rooting for, you most likely have a tradition for watching the biggest football game of the year.
Lay's is bringing back the "Do Us a Flavor" contest. What flavor would you like to see hit the shelves?
The cold weather can bring plenty of trouble, from dangerous road conditions, to freezing pipes. But Old Man Winter can also do a number on your skin, and lotion may not be as helpful as you think.
From the first contraction, to when you finally take your new bundle of joy home--how much does childbirth cost?
Controversy is stirring up after the chef at a fine dining restaurant in Chicago tweeted about the stress of crying tikes in his fancy establishment.
Experts say, now's the time to score a deal on filing your taxes.
Most shoppers say they came in at or under budget for holiday spending. What about you?
Do you think online dating is becoming the norm?
If you're starting out the new year with a cough or a sniffle, you're not alone. It is officially cold and flu season,and Big Country hospitals are seeing a growing number of patients rushing in with influenza.
Several companies are having to pay up, after some false advertising, promising easy weight loss with just a small pill.
Talking about the birds and bees can be awkward, so who should take the reigns?
Pot is now being sold legally at 18 shops across Colorado; will this be the case in Texas, someday?
Is it fair game for companies to put expiration dates on their gift cards, as long as it's printed clearly?
Big Country emergency rooms see a high volume of visitors this time of year, as cold and flu bugs tend to spread quickly in the wintertime, but the hospital should be a last resort.
Celebrations this time of year can be joyful and magical, but, for some, it can also be very stressful. How do you handle it?
This time of year, though fun, can bring high expectations, and financial pressure. So the question is--are you spending less this Christmas compared to last year?
An Abilene hospital is going digital--with medication, that is. Hendrick Medical Center is introducing a new system to track medication for patients. Nora Hartfeil has the story.
Texting and driving...It's always a dangerous combo. But our question is, who is more guilty of distractions behind the wheel---teens or adults?
This time of year most of us look forward to treats, and staying cozy at holiday gatherings. But medical professionals say it's especially important to stay active--even if it means braving the cold weather.
Many are looking forward to filling their tummies this holiday season, but some people could be celebrating in the emergency room. KRBC's Nora Hartfeil reports on why Big Country hospitals see a spike in heart-related emergency visits during this time of year.
Coffee Club: When shopping for loved ones around the holidays, do you find it difficult to pass up deals on items YOU want?
Coffee Club: Do you make your Thanksgiving spread from scratch? Or rely on a little help from restaurants to prep your meal?
When Jack Frost pays a visit, do you avoid travel? Or just proceed with caution?
With holiday gatherings filling up the calendar, catching a bug is the last thing folks want to deal with. But the cold be the culprit?
Coffee Club: When restaurants post calorie content on their menus, does it influence how you order?
Coffee Club: Should the post office deliver packages on Sundays this holiday season?
Coffee Club: If Black Friday shopping isn't your thing, many stores are offering another option: bargain hunting ON Thanksgiving Day.
When it comes to texting your significant other, what are the boundaries?
Coffee Club: Now that Halloween is behind us, it's only appropriate that we focus on the next reason to celebrate--Thanksgiving!
Coffee Club: Should students have access to free condoms at school?
Coffee Club: Have you ever held a funeral for your pet?
Are you concerned about pesticides on your food?
Coffee Club: Did you catch Nora Hartfeil and Adrian Castellano's chat about online dating?
Coffee Club: Did you catch Nora Hartfeil and Adrian Castellano's chat about keeping up with modern technology?
Coffee Club: Do you ravage the crowds to score deals on Black Friday, like Nora Hartfeil? Or do you avoid retail like the plague, much like Adrian Castellano?
Do you take supplements regularly? Which kind? If these pills are part of your routine, you might want to listen up.
We're talking about a very modern way to keep track of your money. We've all heard of online and mobile banking, but this takes it to the next level.
An Abilene hospital is taking an initiative to help people understand the ins and outs of the Affordable Care Act. As KRBC's Nora Hartfeil learned, ACA counselors are now on staff to make the process a little easier.
Which is more challenging--a day at work, or a day playing mom or dad? You may be surprised how most people answered.
We're talking about iPads and tablets. Do you use one, and find it essential for work and entertainment everyday?
We're talking about Miley Cyrus. Love her or hate her--she's everywhere these days. The question is, do you think she's out of control, or strategic with her rebellious outbursts?
We're talking about animated comedy shows. From Family Guy to The Simpsons, and several other shows, animated shows with adult humor are filling the networks.
While many associate red wine with heart health, and beer as more of a party beverage--experts are now saying that throwing back a cold one can keep you healthy!
Every year hundreds of men are diagnosed with prostate cancer right here in Taylor County. Now, patients needing surgery no longer have to head to the Metroplex for the latest treatment.
Halloween seems like fun and games, but for retailers it's serious business. Billions will be spent on candy, costumes and more. So how much do you dish out?
Sunday, September 29th, was National Coffee Day. Did you brew a pot to celebrate? Or maybe hit the drive-thru for some espresso?
Funnyman, music artist, and now best-selling author, "Weird" Al Yankovic sat down to talk to KRBC News via satellite.
It would seem to be a life-changing miracle to pocket millions of dollars. But past jackpot winners say it's more of a curse.
We're talking about joint bank accounts for couples. The days may be numbered for those who like the convenience and shared responsibility of having a joint credit card
Do you care where your clothes or electronics are made? 'Made in America' is a phrase we could be hearing more these days.
We're talking about naps. Are they really that healthy for you? It looks like adults need to take a cue from preschoolers on this one.
A controversial case comes out of Canada today. Coca-Cola is under fire after an offensive word was printed on one of its bottles.
Most employers don't allow cigarette breaks anymore, especially near the building. But now, a Denmark business is taking policy to the next level by deducting pay if employees take a smoke break.
Along with new jobs, the West Texas oil boom is bringing a boost to the local economy, and some Abilene businesses are already feeling the impact--including plastic surgeons.
We're talking about Facebook activity. Do you think people should face consequences, like the loss of a job or other disciplinary action, for the posts they share online?
We're talking about the newest way to order food, and it doesn't involve a drive-thru, or a waiter.
We're talking about the new iPhones. Are you excited to get your hands on one? Or did you find Apple's big reveal a bit lackluster?
We're talking about a new degree offered by universities around the country-- video game studies!!
In this week's local health report, KRBC's Nora Hartfeil looks into a new blood test that can track the development of Alzheimer's.
We're talking about a little nip 'n tuck. The number of folks seeking the fountain of youth, through the use of injections and surgery is on the rise.
Do you think there is a connection between your health and your happiness that can impact your wellness or even your lifespan?
Do you think anyone who meets the legal requirements should be able to carry a firearm? What if they're blind? That very topic is stirring up some controversy a few states away.
Though we're a ways off, preparations are underway for the biggest performance of the year--the Super Bowl halftime show. What is your favorite artist to grace the stage?
What determines your tip when eating out? Do you prefer automatic tips included in the check? It looks like servers might see less on their paychecks soon, despite what you leave behind.
Whether it's a double cheeseburger, chicken sandwich, or a pretzel dog, it looks like more people are flocking to the drive-thru.
The decision to call in hospice care for a loved one can be difficult, but more people are turning to these services for end-of-life assistance.
We're talking about arguments. Are you a "yeller", an "avoider", a "pleaser"? When dealing with your teenager, experts suggest all parents take the same stance with a disagreement.
We're talking about kids and electronics. The two seem to go hand in hand today, but the duo can make for an expensive combo when something gets broken.
New moms now have a new place to go in Abilene that is all about them. The "Baby Café" just opened up inside of Hendrick Medical Center.
We're talking about the nationwide protests to increase wages for fast food workers--should they be paid $15 an hour? Or should they settle for minimum wage?
We're talking about catching those coveted ZZZ's every night. Do you fall asleep naturally, or do you take a pill of some kind to get your rest?
We're talking about the accessibility and price of marijuana. Some believe it should be more available to everyone, even comparing them to food stamps.
It's been about a week since we've seen triple digit temperatures around here. But even so, the recent heat can still take a toll on your health.