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 in Wednesday morning. Despite his mother bringing them insulin, it was still not given to him.
Brownwood City Council discussed guidelines for the proposed RV park.
Lake Patrol Officers say they see more crime around the lake when the levels are low.
A dangerously potent drug is set to hit the market and it has medical professionals concerned about drug abuse.
Do you buy the same food every grocery trip? If so, researchers say that can be dangerous for your health.
25-year-old Jason Hood claims he passed out while in jail due to his inability to obtain insulin while there.
The Rattlesnake Roundup is expected to attract around 50,000 people to Sweetwater and many businesses are looking forward to the busy weekend ahead.
He's known around town as Zumba Jason and owns his own Zumba studio inside the Mall of Abilene. He's a busy guy but even with his chaotic schedule, he finds the time to volunteer.
Howard Payne students are headed to South Padre Island for spring break. Their mission: to spread the word of God.
The Brownfield building in Snyder is set to be torn down after being up for sale for five years.
Do you have ab envy? Today's Smart Woman report shows us how to get abs like the movie stars.
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Along with March comes the beginning of spring gardens. Like last year, those at Highland Church Of Christ in Abilene will be working hard outside in their garden.
Set up has begun in Nolan County for the annual rattlesnake round up.
Hendrick Medical Center is preparing for the worst. We get an inside look at how they train for a disaster.
Arrive Alive Tour in town to show college students the dangers of texting while driving.
Getting children to eat healthy meals is not just a problem at home, but also at school. A new study by the Harvard School of Public Health looks at what schoolkids are eating and how healthy changes in the menu are making a difference.
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.
KTAB Brownwood Bureau Reporter Kimberly Sears reports from the Brown County Elections Office.
When it comes to fish, what is healthy for your family?
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?
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.
Dwayne Tucker and Kyle Kendrick are both vying for the position of County Commissioner Precinct 2. Since there is no Democratic challenger, the winner will be determined in the primary.
March is National Nutrition month. How can we eat healthy and not let it break the bank?
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?
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.
After some wintry weather on Sunday, most Big Country roadways were clear Monday morning
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Saturday's high of 85 gave way to a Monday morning low of 12
It's no surprise that with warmer temperatures, more people are willing to stay out longer.
Whole community comes together in efforts to fight grass fire.
The movie "Son of God" attracted two sold out shows full of people to an Abilene theater.
Mike Holder was fired from the Brown County Sheriff's Department, but now he wants to second the record straight.
If you have road rage or drive a long commute to work, you may be affecting your health.
An Abilene woman volunteers her time to find your missing library books.
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.
Are you bored with the gym? Today's Smart Woman report shows how you can rev up your workout.
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.
Remembering to turn the lights off can save money on the electric bill. But when the day gets busy, it's easy to forget. One Abilene business made the change to automatic lights to conserve energy.
Local Says They Are Receiving The Wrong Prescription From Local Pharmacies.
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.
KTAB's investigative reporter, Victor Sotelo, takes a look at how much legal proceedings that require court-appointed attorneys cost tax payers.
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.
Holly Firfer takes a look at the latest statistics on obesity in America.
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.
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.
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.
After two bus accidents in two days, an AISD school bus driver asks that motorists be more cautious when driving around school buses.
This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Today's Smart Woman report explains what signs and symptoms you should be looking for in your children.
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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?
City Council will vote to take steps towards the revitalization of the Lincoln Middle School building.
New Tablets At The Dinner Table Have People Questioning The Meaning Of Family Time. Others, Like Them.
Some people in the Big Country are turning to e-cigarettes to help them quit smoking.
Former Ringo Drilling employees that were laid off nearly two weeks ago received some help Monday afternoon in finding work elsewhere.
Taking over the counter pain medication during pregnancy may cause your child to develop ADHD.
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?
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.
Almost Seven Months After His Disappearance And Brandon's Family Still Doesn't Have Answers.
KRBC Morning Meteorologist Adrian Castellano learns how to bag minnows at a local bait shop.
The SWAT Team or police officials often use force to gain access to apprehend a suspect. If they damage your property while doing so, they are no responsible to pay for the damages.
A nationwide growing problem with heroin usage is mirrored in the Big Country, specifically Abilene.
A new charter school in Brown County is giving students another route to their education.
Many people are paying up so they don't get locked up.
The winter games are still underway. Today's smart woman report shows how you can train like a winter athlete.
Guinn Family says their pit bull, Tito, saved their family from an intruder.
Local store in Abilene is looking forward to Spring and hoping for better business.
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.
Brownwood ISD may no longer use Cullen's store for their cafeteria needs.
Friends of Halston Metheny talk about her sweet spirit and ability to make others smile.
The Centers for Disease Control say that the flu hasn't been as bad as years past, but they do say that it has targeted a specific group.
The Texas A&M Forest Service fire danger map classifies Taylor County as a"Very High" fire risk area.
Dr. Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan and Her Son Speak At The 10th Annual Autism Extravaganza.
Medical professionals at Hendrick Medical Center are practicing what they preach, by participating in a challenge to get fit and healthy.
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.
Simple, but unknown errors can drastically affect a person's credit score and possibly cost he or she hundreds, if not, thousands of dollars.
A Midland man was killed Tuesday afternoon when his historic airplane crashed south of the Breckenridge airport.
Today's Smart Woman report assesses how a sedentary work atmosphere can lead to disability.
Buffalo Gap at Danville and Clack, Southwest Drive at Danville and Clack, and Highway 351 past Wal-Mart are considered by some to be the most dangerous intersections in Abilene.
KTAB's Victor Sotelo takes a look at some unique displays at the Farm, Ranch, and Wildlife Expo.
Newlyweds Get Ready To Begin Foster Parent Training
The TSTC flight school located at Abilene Regional Airport will close on April 30th. Then, there will be only one pilot training facility in Abilene.
As heart month continues, we'll discuss which foods will help keep your heart healthy in today's Smart Woman report.
Most Americans say they plan to invest their tax returns this year.
There is more winter warmth for Tuesday's forecast with a high of 81 degrees.
Thieves Have Broken Into Seven Post Offices In The Last Two Days.
Firefighters from across the state started fires to help learn how to properly fight them.
North Abilene businesses are optimistic due to the growth of major employers in the area.
Doctors are testing a new way to alleviate heart failure.
In the middle of Abilene is a stretch of road with historic significance.
Barr Roofing is looking for Sheet Metal Roofers as well as Commercial Built Roofers.
A weak cold front moving through the Big Country Monday morning will make temperatures slightly cooler, putting the high in the low 70s, as apposed to the 80s like on Sunday.
It's time to book your Spring Break getaway. Travel experts say airfare will jump by the end of February.
You could get a cash reward this week for anonymous information that helps police arrest and charge a suspect in a recent credit card abuse case.
Clear Skies And Bright Sunshine Brought An Increase In Business And An Increase In Traffic.
Hundreds Came Out For The Unique Displays At Craftapalozza
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.
Victor Sotelo sat down with Tiffany Klapheke after she was found guilty of injury to a child resulting in death.
February is heart month and the perfect time to focus on protecting the hearts of those we love. Health experts say many of us listen to the myths instead of facts about heart health.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner has released the preliminary autopsy report for the man who was found deceased in his home on Twin Oaks Drive on February 4.
This week on KRBC's Do My Job, Morning Meteorologist Adrian Castellano attempts to make the perfect Valentine's Day bouquet
Windy weather conditions expected for Valentine's Day with a high in the upper 60s.
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.
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.
As a Valentine's Day tribute, today's Smart Woman Report talks about how to get rid of your love handles.
For the past decade energy efficient appliances have become more popular as homeowner find the appliances to be most cost effective.
Retailers anticipate Americans will spend a whopping $17.3 billion on heart-day presents this year. How much will you dish out?
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.
A new K-9 unit will have criminals with their tails between their legs.
Keeping kids cavity free is extremely important. Today's smart woman report focuses on the number one chronic disease in children, tooth decay.
When it comes to matters of the heart, new research reveals that height really does matter when it comes to finding a mate.
So far, the district's had four snow closures. With two days taken care of, it must now move forward in supplementing the remaining two days.
Being safe on the road applies to everyone, including emergency responders.
Valentine's day is approaching. How is your love life affecting your health?
Is your significant other cheating? On your finances that is. More than half of us cop to hiding a small purchase or two.
Many Locals Say They Have Seen Coyotes In Their Backyard And By The Playground Of Wyllie High School
A 3-year-old little girl was found on Saturday by two strangers stuck in ice on her bicycle at the intersection of South 11th Street and Rodgers Street.
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.
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.
Freezing fog and freezing drizzle can be expected around the Big Country Monday morning, but should end by noon. However, a wintery mix of sleet and possibly snow is expected overnight.
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.
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.
Joseph Thomas Foundation Holds 7th Annual Triathlon To Remember The Life Of Young Thomas.
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.
KTAB Brownwood bureau reporter Kimberly Sears takes a look at how some businesses are seeing an increase in customers as the temperature decreases.
Can wearing a patch be enough to cure peanut allergies? Today's Smart Woman report takes a look at the possibilities.
A carnival in Abilene is off to a slow start because of the low temperatures and snowy weather.
Abilene Regional Airport firefighters rushed to assist a plane Friday morning when a pilot reported an emergency.
KRBC Morning Meteorologist Adrian Castellano finds out baking sweet treats can be much easier than decorating them
Snow really is a rarity here in West Texas. So we want to know--do you love it? Or are you counting down the minutes until it melts away?
Brownwood High School Principal, Bill Faircloth, will be retiring at the end of the school year.
Roses are popular gifts come Valentines Day, but there are other options if you’re running out of ideas.
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.
Driving in these types of conditions is something that even veteran truck drivers say you can never really master.
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.
Following last Sunday's icy weather, TxDOT anticipated another winter storm to follow and prepared accordingly.
February is a time to celebrate Black History Month. Many schools and universities hold events to remember where America once was to where it is now. Howard Payne celebrated today in a special way.
A new study finds that monitoring a person's blood pressure should start decades earlier than most people think.