"We are continuing our investigation, and if someone is behind this, they will face some serious charges." Fire Chief, Grant Madden.
The Food and Drug Administration announced a new proposal Thursday morning to begin regulating electronic cigarettes.
A happy ending for an Abilene woman who has battled a lung disease for over a decade.
Nice Today With More Unsettled Air This Weekend
Friends and family of Brenda Ruth Holland say they are relieved Danny Cannon has been captured.
Officers face dangerous situations everyday, and sometimes don't get the recognition they deserve for putting themselves in harm's way. On April 23rd APD came together to not only show their support for their own, but also hand out certificates to citizens who jumped into the fight to help.
Brownwood High School students step up and build bunk beds for a local family going through the adoption process.
A new study shows using marijuana may increase heart complications in young and middle-aged adults
Some people in Albany are complaining about the amount of traffic stops in the area and feel the Shackelford County Sheriff's Office is being over zealous when it comes to using their drug dog.
"She tried to get away from the guy," said neighbors of Brenda Holland.
Spring is the busiest time of year for the Taylor County Juvenile Justice Center and there are certain crimes that are more prevalent this time of year.
Every summer it's important to teach children warm weather safety.
In honor of Earth Day, we want to know--what is the "greenest" thing you do?
Jack Reynolds and a group of four others plan to bike ride across the Americas during a two year, 18,000 mile journey.
Barbara Anne Hackett Was Killed After She Was Struck By A Vehicle, Now People Are Discovering Writings She Distributed Throughout The Community.
Danny Mitchell Cannon named Person of Interest in ongoing investigation.
A new study published in the journal "Pediatrics" finds some emergency room doctors are still prescribing codeine, even though guidelines warn it can be dangerous in children.
Many are lacing up for the Boston Marathon. Would you ever consider participating?
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information that helps investigators resolve a recent arson case.
Slick Roads Caused Trouble For Many Holiday Drivers Leading To Car Wrecks And Traffic Delays.
An Abilene woman says she's grateful everyday that she finished the Boston marathon an hour before the bombs exploded near the finish line last year.
Team Braxton is an organization coordinated by the family of 13-year-old autistic boy. Many people in the community wore stickers today reading, "Team Braxton." It was all part of a fundraiser held to raise money and awareness for autism.
President Obama's Half Brother Visits Abilene
A new addition to the Mitchell County medical facilities and a new power plant are on the way to the western Big Country.
This story is 600 years in the making. It started when a giant oak tree fell on a structure in Buffalo Gap in 1996.
A new study claims that the closer you sleep to your partner, the happier you are in the relationship. Most people say they prefer sleeping back to back.
One Clyde Woman Remembers the West Blast a Year Later
Even on the windiest of days, if there's litter in Jamie Villegas's neighborhood, it won't be there for long.
The wrong place is where a headstone originally ended up, but the monument company worked all day Friday to get it in place.
A formerly fired police officer, Frank Saylors, is running for City Commissioner in Eastland.
Many people are dealing with allergies from different types of pollen, but did you know what you eat can also bring on the sneezing and watery itchy eyes? Well it can, and most people don't even realize their food is the culprit.
A group of eight students and faculty are planning on riding bikes across the state. Their 925 mile journey will begin on May 10th.
Tomato plants can be a big hit in the spring and summertime. Knowing when to plant them is a common question.
Getting children to eat their vegetables can be a battle, but adults can be just as picky! Are there any foods you simply won't touch?
When a loved one is facing traumatic medical issues, the burden often times falls on the family. But a simple document can bring some relief to otherwise stressful situations.
The Use of Force Simulator at the Abilene Police training facility gets officers prepared to face quick decisions that could save their life and the lives of citizens they are sworn to protect.
The Potosi Volunteer Fire Department created a new flier in hopes to remind people they are needing a new station.
A high ranking member of the House of Yahweh in Callahan County has been arrested for allegedly threatening the life of a Taylor County State District Judge.
Tsephanyah Yisrayl Hawkins was arrested after sending a series of threatening emails, one of them including a threat to kill a local district judge.
Family gathers at Elmwood Memorial for balloon release.
Disabled Local Finds Inspiration In Driving People With Disabilities.
The Eastland Community Helps Store Owners
Business owners of Shady Oaks Shopping Center in Eastland stood outside in disbelief as they watched firefighters battle a massive fire late Tuesday afternoon.
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
Tuesday, the Autism and Law Enforcement Coalition teamed up with REACH to train first responders on how to deal with autistic individuals in emergency situations.
KRBC's Nora Hartfeil chats with The Today Show's Natalie Morales about this year's Boston Marathon, the heightened security and how she plans to participate.
Everyone's least favorite day of the year is here -- taxes are due today. But procrastinators, rejoice! If you didn't find time to file and the government owes you a refund, you won't be penalized for filing late.
After A Tragic Wreck That Left One Dead And A Business Destroyed, Business Owner Says It Happened For A Reason.
Family and friends are coping with the loss of 64-year-old Jesus Tijerina.
It turns out, the city of Abilene did have an open case on the property for the clean up, but we also found out that this fire was years in the making.
About 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, and this spring could be even worse due harsh winter conditions.
Lon Davis and his family lost their home on West Lake Road last week.
We're talking about catching some ZZZ's in the classroom. Do you think nap time should be built into the schedule for students?
Bent Wheel Bash Brings Hundreds of Cyclists From All Across The Country To Abilene.
Police have pictures of a person-of-interest in several forgery check cases and they are asking people who recognize her to call them at 676-TIPS or 676-8477.
The First Edition of the King James Bible is on display in Brownwood until Monday, April 14th.
Firefighters continue to watch over the pallet yard that burned down late Friday night. As of Saturday, smoke was still seen flowing out of the ground.
Many Residents In The Area Of The Fire Say It Was Only A Matter Of Time Before Something Bad Happened In That Field.
A Head On Collision Closes HWY 36
The jury has reached a verdict in the Lanny Bush murder trial in Coleman and his punishment was automatic.
Native Air will be not be operating out of Abilene anymore, leaving Abilene with just one medical helicopter service.
Adrian Castellano goes behind the scenes to learn how to fix musical instruments needing repair.
We all know the saying, opposites attract, but in your own relationship experience--how true is it?
The nicer weather means more time spent outdoors for kids, and local doctors tend to see an increase in head injuries to accompany the change of season.
Abilene Education Foundation hosts Cajun Crawfish Fest
Cajun Crawfish Fest draws a large crowd
She's an animal lover from head to toe literally. She wears shoes that have different types of dogs printed on them.
The city of Coleman is taking steps to clean up the community.
How to teach your kids the importance of calling for help when in a crisis.
Women are at a higher risk for some eye diseases than men, and the overwhelming majority aren't aware of their increased risk.
Each year in the fall the Big Country Master Gardeners have a plant sale, but their spring sale is much bigger.
A new study suggests those in relationships may want to use caution when using sites like Twitter.
A family picks up the pieces after a fire burns half of the house.
With the elementary being so close to the Air Force Base, many say it is necessary to have certain plans implemented if ever a situation of lockdown like Fort Hood occurred.
Fire in South Abilene burns half of the house, but this house was extremely special to the homeowners.
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.
An Abilene man, with a possible medical condition, drove into The Hot Spot Tanning Salon on North 1st street. That's after he ran over a woman walking on South 1st street.
A two alarm fire destroys a home in the 1500 block of Locust.
Water is key to overall health, yet numbers show about a third of children drink the recommended amount.
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.
The Abilene Gun Club has been at their current location for 50 years, but the Fort Phantom Hill Lake Association says that their future development plans do not include the range.
Man's best friend is also a life saver for those with epilepsy.
The newest owner has not been made public yet but members of the Musgrave family said they received an offer that was too good to pass up.
The capital murder trial of Lanny Bush continued today in Coleman.
An underage Ohio girl faces charges after taking her parents keys and crashing their car. The twist--she claims she was sleepwalking.
It's a grim sight at the O.H. Ivie Reservoir. There are scarier predictions if the lake does not get a good rain anytime soon.
Coleman Boy Scout Troop 221 Has Been Notified They Do Not Meet The Requirement Of Participants To Operate.
Frontier Texas celebrates 10 years since their opening and says that the 2013 attendance is up 35% from the year before.
Ticks can be especially dangerous for our pets, how we can protect them in the months to come.
Now the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force is recommending a low dose aspirin for women at high risk for preeclampsia.
Whether it's someone texting and driving, or someone speeding and eating, it is becoming a common sight on the road.
Farmers, Ranchers, Gardeners and Others Are Happy With The Recent Weather.
A wreck on I-20 backs up traffic for hours
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.
City of Abilene hosts its second annual Easter Egg hunt.
Zoe Mcqueen speaks from her experience in the foster care system with hopes to inspire other foster care advocates.
The Aztec theater comes back to life with its "Keeping the lights on" campaign.
After fake parking tickets with racial slurs written on them were found on cars around campus, students, faculty, and staff are taking a stand for equality.
For many people, a diet soda is the perfect pick-me-up, but for older women who love their diet drinks, there's something new to consider--the risks of heart disease.
For the past five years, Britney Roberts has dedicated her time to coach youth soccer at the YMCA of Abilene.
One local veteran was stationed at Fort Hood years ago and is saddened to hear of another incident at a place he used to call home.
Ariana Lubelli gathers reaction from the Fort Hood and Killeen communities.
Victor Sotelo spoke to those in the Killeen community about their thoughts on the Fort Hood Shooting.
Newspaper and kitchen scraps are commonly used to make compost. Audrey Gillespie likes to add an extra ingredient, worms.
The use of electronic cigarettes is skyrocketing, and now poisonings related to the cigarettes are also rising.
KRBC Morning Meteorologist Adrian Castellano learns how to groom different breeds of dogs at Dog Gone Pretty in Abilene.
Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks...but how much will that cost exactly?
A former Merkel student says he's suffered from seizures ever since a bullying incident in the 1990s
Bullying policies are being implemented in local schools and experts say that more bullying awareness over the past years have helped prevent the issue.
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.
One girl was sent to the hospital after she was allegedly assaulted by a classmate at Craig Middle School.
Severe weather season is upon us having a plan of action when it hits your area could save your life.
The gowns, the glamour, the glitter--prom season is almost upon us. And parents know, it can get expensive fast!
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.
Gyro's are the top sellers on the menu at Niko's restaurant on Rebecca Lane in Abilene. But, it's not just the Greek cuisine that the customers are coming in for.
Local woman pleads, "he's not just a dog, he's like family."
New research shows more women are choosing to have breast life surgery to get their body back after childbirth.
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.
A young Abilene boy is using his birthday as a way to help the less fortunate.
Mary Bowdon Died When She Was Hit By A Van On South 1st St. Now People Are Honoring Her With A Garden In Her Name.
Outlaws and Legends concert brings traveling businesses into the Big County.
Local law enforcement explains that technology can help solve crimes against children, but also opens the door for more crimes to take place.
A group of local women lean together through deployment.
The CDC says new findings don't mean more children are developing autism, it means more cases are being discovered due to heightened awareness.
A shooting in Santa Anna, has sent one man to the hospital and another is in custody.
Some neighbors off of Rio Mesa Drive are protesting the opening of FILO Liquor store.
Several local businesses were honored by Gallup, an organization that focuses on great work environments.
Abilene City Council did not approve an ordinance that would have made sidewalks optional in new neighborhoods.
New government statistics show the number of children identified with autism continues to rise.
KRBC Morning Meteorologist Adrian Castellano learns the correct technique in how to feed our local Rhinoceros, "Macho."
What is your caffeine of choice? If we are talking about a hierarchy of caffeine levels, Starbucks coffee is king. Followed by energy drinks, like Red Bull.
One man gives his time freely to a volunteer fire department.
One local pool company says that they have seen an increase in sales, even during the current drought.
A popular north side Abilene restaurant is growing after opening its doors January.
Government health officials say despite progress, more needs to be done to keep patients safe and prevent them from getting infections while in the hospital.
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.
Hobby Lobby is taking a stand against one of the new health care mandates requiring businesses to provide birth control to their employees, including certain kinds that are considered akin to abortifacients.
The victim of the Abilene IHOP shooting is now recovering at home. We're hearing from his mother for the first time.
USDA is encouraging everyone to thank a farmer or rancher since so much of our livelihoods depend on their efforts.
Do you think Hobby Lobby has the right to refuse birth control coverage to its employees, based off personal beliefs?
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.
KTAB's Victor Sotelo reports live after a news conference about a man suspected of shooting an Abilene IHOP early Sunday morning, that is now in police custody.