Walmart Requested Property In Merkel And Locals Say It May Take A Toll On Businesses, Others Say It Can Benefit The Town.
Students at McMurry University live in tents
Family and friends are coping with the loss of 64-year-old Jesus Tijerina.
Many students gathered at ACU's Cullen Auditorium Sunday to prepare for this year's steel drum bands concert.
Hundreds came out to Abilene over the weekend for an event that featured unique items from across the world.
An Abilene man is in jail for multiple charges, including motor theft and evading arrest that sent one driver to the hospital.
The strong winds in the Big Country only made the smoke stronger at the pallet yard behind Abilene Bowling Lanes Sunday afternoon.
Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Abilene in their running shoes Saturday for the 11th Annual Mayor's 5 and 10K Marathon.
Many Residents In The Area Of The Fire Say It Was Only A Matter Of Time Before Something Bad Happened In That Field.
Nearly 7 months later, and after some backlash from neighbors in the area, FILO Liquor Store gained their liquor license after a a long hearing in the 42nd District Court.
Students take a 45 minute Zumba class to raise money
The Child Advocacy Center, Law Enforcement officers, The Fire Department and others participated in several activities to help educate the community on child abuse.
In a statement released today, the President of Hardin-Simmons University calls acts, "shameful."
Coleman Boy Scout Troop 221 Has Been Notified They Do Not Meet The Requirement Of Participants To Operate.
Farmers, Ranchers, Gardeners and Others Are Happy With The Recent Weather.
Woodlawn Church of Christ, in Abilene hosted a sale-less garage sale to help out less fortunate families. With items donated to their garage sale, they didn't put a price tag on anything.
After A 10-Year-Old Girl Was Attacked By A Dog, The City Will Have The Animal Quarantined For A 10-Day Period Before They Humanely Euthanize It.
The Early Police Department is looking to reduce the amount of drugs being transported through Brown County with the help of a new furry employee.
After Several Incidents At IHOP, They Have Decided To Hire A Security Guard For Late Night And Early Morning Incidents.
A frustrated mother from Merkel claims bullying has been an ongoing issue in schools that she started a petition hoping stop it.
Police are searching for a man who they are calling a person of interest in connection to a recent credit card abuse case.
Vendors at this year's Big Country Outdoor & Home Expo say attendance continues to increase.
TxDOT construction and maintenance update March 31-April 4.
A man was sent to the hospital after hitting another vehicle and crashing into a light pole Sunday afternoon.
A young Abilene boy is using his birthday as a way to help the less fortunate.
The Easter Bunny hopped its way into the Mall of Abilene Saturday morning.
McMurry University students held a 5K run Saturday morning to benefit The Lauren Bump Foundation.
A popular north side Abilene restaurant is growing after opening its doors January.
An Abilene woman was at the Walmart in San Angelo during the time a suspect was shot by police Monday afternoon.
Community Comes Together To Create Fundraisers That Will Go To Devon Clark, The Injured Clyde Teen.
Multiple car break-ins occurred overnight at Sunset Arbor Townhomes located on West Lake Road.
In Recent Months, IHOP Changed Their Security Measures.
A Ranger woman who was arrested in Clyde after she attempted to rob a convenience store strikes again less than 24 hours later.
Customers hoping to grab breakfast at IHOP Sunday morning were turned away after the restaurant was forced to shut their doors temporarily.
Police are searching for a man who they are calling a person of interest in connection to a recent debit card abuse case.
A head-on collision involving two vehicles in Tuscola sends two people to the hospital mid-Sunday afternoon.
Early Morning Shooting At An Abilene Restaurant Leaves One 25-Year-Old Hospitalized For Gunshot Wounds.
Below is a summary of planned construction and maintenance work to be performed on roadways in Abilene and surrounding areas for the next week.
The 25-year-old victim who was sent to Hendrick Medical Center following a shooting at IHOP sustained five gunshot wounds, APD says.
The best of the best high school power lifters in Texas competed for a state title in the Key City on Saturday.
Super fans of the CBS reality show, Big Brother, auditioned in Abilene in hopes to make it to this summer's cast.
The city of Abilene Parks & Recreation Division hosted their 22nd annual Steam-N-Wheels Bike Race and Fun Ride Saturday morning.
A house fire in the 1600 block of Rainey Road sustained damages estimated at $30,000.
More than 600 mothers gathered at the Abilene Civic Center Saturday afternoon to feel inspired.
A woman from Ranger was taken to Callahan County Jail late Saturday morning after she allegedly tried to rob a convenience store in Clyde.
Carolyn Kocher says she went to take a nap while her two dogs were leashed to the home, when she woke up her two dogs were dead and her neighbors were screaming.
More kids are being placed in foster care, but there are not enough homes, according to Methodist Children's Home Family Outreach.
Car Break-Ins Including Stolen Items Like Guns And Other Weapons Has Increased.
Family and friends reunited with members of the 39th Airlift Squadron mid-Tuesday afternoon.
New Studies Show Where You Live Can Affect Your Health.
A group of parents from Eastland claims a fifth grade teacher from Siebert Elementary School is failing to do his job, even creating some concerns.
The Abilene police department has released further details on the identification and arrest of Alan B. Deax, Saturday, March 15. Deax is one of two suspects identified in the murder investigation surrounding the death of Matthew S. Augustadt.
The Lone Star Fair & Expo and Rattlesnake Roundup this year had a positive effect on Brownwood's economy, business owners say.
Police are looking for your help in identifying a man connected to a debit card abuse case that happened two months ago.
A popular Big Country museum is honoring the brave men and women who serve our country.
An Abilene man is behind bars after he allegedly tried to sell thousands worth of stolen items to a police posing as a civilian.
The inaugural celebration of Dr. Sandra S. Harper as the 12th president of McMurry University will take place March 17-20.
Bail has been set for a Fort Worth man accused of robbing a 7-11 at gunpoint Saturday afternoon.
The Brownwood Coliseum was packed all day Saturday for day two of the Lone Star Fair & Expo and Rattlesnake Roundup.
Rain or shine, the first crops of Spring 2014 for Grapevine Farms were planted Saturday morning during their annual planting day.
People in Brownwood satisfied their sweet tooth Saturday morning for the 40th Annual Cherry Pie Auction.
Abilene police have arrested one man and are questioning four others following an armed robbery at a north-side convenience store late Saturday afternoon.
A fire that destroyed a home on the 1200 block of Jeanette Street was caused by "improper disposal of a cigarette," the Abilene Fire Department says.
The Honeycomb Tree's owner, Diane Lunsford, says that she is looking for input from citizens to make Abilene's downtown the place to be. She is always listening to her customer's to where she has their comments to bring to meetings, but she wants more people to share in the passion.
Three weeks ago Devon Clark was in a horrific accident that took the life of his friend. He is in CCU in a Temple, Texas hospital still fighting to recover from his many injuries. His family spoke out on Wednesday to say why their faith is helping them cope.
DRI donates 16-Passenger van to local church who does mobile ministries.
An Abilene liquor store owner says he's taking a stand against Russia due to the turmoil between Russia and the Ukraine.
Local hospitals are cutting back due to the effects of different healthcare policies.
Ren Rides' Helps Disabled Through Using Horse Riding As Therapy.
The Abilene Police Department has recently applied for a grant that will allow their training division to replace an old moving target system.
Family and friends remember the lives of two young men from Brown County who died in a wreck over the weekend.
The World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater ended their 56th year with big numbers.
You could get a cash reward this week for information that helps police arrest and charge a suspect in a recent shoplifting-turned robbery case.
Thousands Came To Sweetwater This Weekend For The World's Largest Rattlesnake Round Up.
A well-known Abilene attorney passed away late Saturday morning.
Two young Abilene men were arrested early Friday morning after they allegedly robbed a man at a south Abilene apartment complex over $5.
A woman says she was held at gunpoint at a central Abilene motel early Friday morning.
The cold and dreary Saturday didn't stop the Lake Brownwod State Park from holding a grand opening 5K run for its new trail.
The Texas Department of Transportation launched its month-long DWI Hangovers Don’t Go Away campaign.
After we reached out to the the Taylor County Sheriff's Office on a story that ran on our airwaves, they conducted an internal investigation to see exactly what happened when 25 year old diabetic Jason Hood was brought in by Taylor County deputies.
25-year-old Jason Hood claims he passed out while in jail due to his inability to obtain insulin while there.
Many Have Reported Receiving Phone Calls Asking For Their Personal Information.
Hendrick Hospice Care announced Monday night that they have started plans to construct a new state-of-the-art hospice care facility.
Police is looking for your help in identifying a man related to a forgery case.
Hundreds Came To Honor March 2nd As A Day Of Freedom.
Texas Attorney General candidate Dan Branch visits Abilene.
It's no surprise that with warmer temperatures, more people are willing to stay out longer.
Around 150 runners gathered at Redbud Park early Saturday morning to participate in a 5K run that honored a fallen APD officer Rodney Holder
Runners and their four-legged friends gathered at Nelson Park early Saturday morning for the 2nd Annual Bark for Life event.
The Brown County Heart Association hosted their annual Heart Gala fundraiser at the Brownwood Country Club on Saturday.
A large number of people voted early for Tuesday's primary election
A man is in the hospital after falling off a moving vehicle early Saturday afternoon.
When times get tough many people around the world including the Big Country turn to the power of prayer to comfort them. For one McMurry student the power of prayer is not only helping him through a tough period in his life, but he's helping others, as well.
This week on KRBC's Do My Job, Morning Meteorologist Adrian Castellano learns what it takes to run a multiple attraction facility.
More Women Are Obtaining Their CHL In The Last Two Years.
Sometimes we go to work sick or know someone who has, an Abilene doctor speaks about dealing with germs at the office.
Local Says They Are Receiving The Wrong Prescription From Local Pharmacies.
Wednesday a judge out of San Antonio said that the ban on same sex marriage is unconstitutional and that set waves of opposition and support from across the state. Even churches are standing behind the ruling, in support of the LGBT community.
It's no surprise that the increase in oil and gas production means more jobs, and companies in the Abilene area are looking to meet that demand every day.
Dyess Receiving Honor For The Resource's Their Chapel Provides
The owners of Gene's Campers & Repair is closing its doors Friday to focus on a medical ministry they started years ago.
New Tablets At The Dinner Table Have People Questioning The Meaning Of Family Time. Others, Like Them.
Former Ringo Drilling employees that were laid off nearly two weeks ago received some help Monday afternoon in finding work elsewhere.
After The Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting, Gun Sales Were Off The Charts, Now They Have Stabilized.
Bullying across the country is rising and for many making it through a school day is rough. One of Hardin-Simmons' band students knows that all too well, but he has persevered and is now enjoying the fruits of his labor.
Some workers at Abilene's PepsiCo plant will lose their jobs, Workforce Solutions says.
Brownwood is looking to consider approval of two projects at the city council meeting this Tuesday.
An Abilene man is in jail after police say he intentionally ran over another man with his vehicle following a disturbance Saturday afternoon.
TxDOT construction and maintenance update February 24-28.
The Texas Conservation Corps helped extend the trail at the Lake Brownwood State Park over the weekend.
Almost Seven Months After His Disappearance And Brandon's Family Still Doesn't Have Answers.
The Kiwanis Club hosted their 58th Annual Chili Day Saturday afternoon.
People in Abilene got an exclusive look Saturday morning at what it's like to track a storm.
Run or Dyke 5K returns to Abilene for its second time in less than one year.
Voters began casting their ballots this week for primary races as early voting began on Tuesday.
Dr. Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan and Her Son Speak At The 10th Annual Autism Extravaganza.
The war on drugs is a long fought battle, and between the Abilene Police Department and heads shops in town selling synthetic cannabis. That war came head to head in June. With a ordinance that moved head shops away from industrial areas, the department has not received an emergency medical call involving synthetic pot since October.
Officer on scene confirms one death and multiple others injured.
Newlyweds Get Ready To Begin Foster Parent Training
Two men have been arrested late Monday night after allegedly stealing a gun and money from a home in the Alameda Addition.
Thieves Have Broken Into Seven Post Offices In The Last Two Days.
A house fire on County Road 383 in Anson leaves a family without a place to call home.
Clear Skies And Bright Sunshine Brought An Increase In Business And An Increase In Traffic.
A woman reported on Valentine's Day that she was assaulted, kidnapped and held captive for three days.
An accident on Rolling Green Drive causes flooding by a south Abilene hotel late Sunday morning.
TxDOT construction and maintenance update February 17-21.
The trial not only took it's toll for family and friends of Tiffany Klapheke, but the twelve jurors, as well. One of them, Elizabeth McDonald opened up to us about the experience of being a part of the trial.
The Abilene 911 Center has the technology, the people, and the passion on hand ready to take on any tragedy that you throw their way.
A Non-Profit that brings beautiful dresses into the hands of women and girls that don't normally get the chance to slip into an evening gown. For Valentine's Day they are throwing their second annual Masquerade Ball to help them bring back some of the help they have brought to so many.
The Rate Of Minimum Wage In Texas Is $7.25 An Hour, Many Are Barely Getting By On It.
In one weekend more than $3,500 worth of valuables were stolen from one bar parking lot. While car break ins have had a steady number, this past month car break ins at bar parking lots spiked.
Many Locals Say They Have Seen Coyotes In Their Backyard And By The Playground Of Wyllie High School
The Abilene police department and the City Marshals Office responded to nearly 70 collisions from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, APD says.
A man and his dog are walking across the country to raise money for wounded service men and women.
'Pilots N Paws' Team Up With Local Animal Shelters To Help Bring Animals To New Homes Nationwide.
A Coleman woman has been arrested for shooting a man in central Abilene early Saturday night, APD says.
TxDOT construction and maintenance update February 10-14.
A house fire in Sweetwater puts a woman in the hospital.
The Leadership Advisory Board of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Jones County will host Meet the Candidates Fundraiser/Meal and Auction on February 10th.
After postponing its start date due to below freezing temperatures, the carnival set up at North 1st in the old Kmart parking lot opened to a sunny day.
A fire in Eastland County destroys a family's home late Friday night.
A man is in the hospital early Saturday evening after police say he was shot at the 2500 block of Russell Avenue.
The Taylor County Sheriff's Office says they've received a number of calls on Saturday regarding a phone scam.
A couple from California decided that after being welcomed by the Salvation Army, in Abilene, they've decided that this is the place for them.
Back in October Officer Sid Reyes was in the middle of a controversy after he pepper sprayed a deaf man. Now, now nearly four months later Reyes is retiring.
TxDOT Works With Different Agencies To Promote Traffic Safety.
Mission Abilene Starts National Movement In Abilene To Inspire People To Conquer Their Goals
Facebook is celebrating its 10th birthday Tuesday. In the past decade, the site has grown from serving university students to billions of people around the world.
Victim dies early Tuesday after spending four days in the hospital following a fight.
The Texas restaurant industry is expected to see growth in sales volume, employment and employment growth in 2014.