Next week begins "Zero Tolerance" week and property owners may face fines from the City of Abilene if their grass exceeds a foot tall.
APD Chief Standridge explains that Abilene is a drug conduit for drugs from Mexico, as well as reveals part of the reason for an increase in car burglaries.
Grocers and Customers around town tell us what they look for in retailers.
AUSTIN— The 2015 University Interscholastic League Girls and Boys State Basketball Tournaments will be played at the Alamodome in San Antonio the UIL announced Tuesday.
The Abilene Police Department has been busy lately, and most recently, police are responding to several calls outside of Taylor County.
The store has plans to build in a field near the intersection of Oldham Lane and Loop 322. People say that area is already a hectic spot and they are concerned with the traffic situation.
An Abilene native stepped up to support two local families dealing with illness.
Abilene police are looking for information that helps them arrest and charge the suspect in a recent debit card abuse case.
An Abilene man is at the Taylor County Jail after he reportedly admitted to stabbing his roommate at a drug and rehab center.
AUSTIN - Keeping vehicles road-ready and saving money at the pump is now easier than ever thanks to a new smartphone Web app from the Texas Department of Transportation.
UBER has arrived in west Texas, but just like in every other city, where the ride-sharing company has parked itself in, it’s littered with controversy.
On Saturday morning, the Abilene Public Library held a special workshop for people interested in gardening. Texas Master Gardener Krista Bunger hosted the event and taught people how to create sustainable container gardens.
Abilene police are urging drivers to slow down after responding to two accidents on the Interstate 20 service road near the Pine Street exit in two days.
Rose Park on South 7th & Barrow Street has reached a special milestone.
Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham has resigned to run for a Texas Senate seat.
Residents in attendance were able to get a hands-on look at trucks, equipment and other fire fighting essentials.
The SPCA handles animals with care everyday, so when the SPCA showed up to Gorman expecting to help a woman out with her late mother's animals. They quickly realized the animals were in need of saving. Twenty-five animals were caged and chained all over the property. It has SPCA investigator Lynn Pitcox saying this is the worst case they have ever handled.
Dyess opened the doors to local media to show different aspects of the base.
Wichita Falls has now begun to use recycled waste water, now the idea might sound gross at first, but some say it's necessary to think outside of the box in this drought. Abilene is also looking to follow in their footsteps, with the help of Big Spring's waste water treatment plant.
Although a hot topic in the political realm, knowledge of where potentially hazardous chemicals are stored is helpful to local first responders.
Three men formed a human ladder back in May of this year, after an apartment building caught on fire and scorched the top floor of one of the buildings, trapping one of the residents. The Abilene Fire Department says the human ladder most likely saved the life of the woman.
On Tuesday afternoon, the mayor and city employees broke ground to construct a new Love's travel stop on Interstate 20 and Highway 283.
A South Taylor County woman was bitten by a rattlesnake and says the venomous snake was not visible and did not make the rattling sound.
Neighbors say when they saw flames, they immediately ran over to make sure no one was trapped inside. They saw children being pulled out of the burning structure through the window.
Heavy damage is left behind after crews worked through the night to put out a massive house fire in north Abilene early Wednesday.
A Change In Federal Programs, Prompted By Environmental Concern, May Affect Volunteer Fire Department's Access To Old Military Trucks And Equipment.
Employees at the Jones County Clerk's Office are concerned after many residents received a notice asking for money to get a copy of their property deed.
AISD is considering raising the salary for first year teachers from $39,000 to at least $40,000.
Many Residents In North Abilene Are Against a Possible Rezoning of Property to Allow The Building of A Nursing Home and Potentially Other Buildings.
City Council will possibly make e-cigarettes prohibited in areas where traditional cigarettes are.
At many times for celebrations, sometimes our pets aren't as enthusiastic. Taylor County shelters see an increase in the number of animals around large holiday weekends.
Dr. Russell Reynolds died on July 3rd when the fireworks display that he was setting up for the town's annual Fourth of July celebration exploded.
Nine numerous tools and electronics were stolen from the Back Porch of Texas on Saturday
Brownwood Police Chief Mike Corley released crime statistics from the police department for the month of June along with year-to-date numbers for 2013 and 2014.
On Friday and Saturday, the city of Clyde held its 8th Annual Festival by the Lake.
The United States Postal Service issued a letter Tuesday informing customers of its plans to resume rationalizing their mail processing facilities.
A Rising Star man is dead following an oilfield-related accident in Tom Green County early Thursday afternoon.
After five years of saving, the Jim Ned Volunteer Fire Department broke ground on a new station.
Eric Garcia says he did it for his kids.
After the Sweetwater standoff that left the suspect dead. We decided to have a sit down with the Chief of Police of the Key City's police department, on where the line is drawn between having to use deadly force to looking into non-lethal options.
Lake Patrol officers are warning of rocks and stumps that were visible two weeks ago, but are now just underwater enough to be difficult to spot.
Instead of Preparing For One of Comanche's Biggest Events, They Are Dealing With Tragedy.
After Bad Car Wreck, Man Works To Track Down The Woman That He Calls His Guardian Angel.
With the holiday weekend just a few days away, many people are already hitting the road and are sharing a few tips on how they plan to stay safe.
It was a nail-biting end for the U.S. Men's National Team's journey at the World Cup as they lost 2-1 against Belgium on Tuesday.
Hendrick's request for a 40% reimbursement rate is to get them on the same level as other hospitals their size, they say, however, Blue Cross Blue Shield says that kind of increase is outrageous.
Two girls in Sweetwater started a lemonade stand last Friday to raise money for Michael Berry's funeral. Berry is the suspect killed during a police standoff in Sweetwater last week.
Homeless Man Finds His Missing Brother In Abilene After Story Airs With His Face.
Two Subway employees in north Abilene were reportedly held at gunpoint Friday afternoon.
Police are looking for your help in solving a recent identity theft case that stretched from Abilene to the metroplex. The right information could get you a cash reward.