Use of painkillers has skyrocketed recently. Find out if they're really safe.
Dr. Kent Brantly, a former ACU student, and now doctor has contracted what some say is the most deadly virus in the world. His former professors spoke about their former student's resilience and compassion for others.
Air Force men and women talk about how they were prepared to be deployed, but not prepared to miss their families.
Find out more about the deadly Ebola virus that is spreading in Africa.
Reverend Bill Libby, a McMurry University professor and radio co-host of "The Professors", says him and two students were in Israel the day the militant group Hamas launched rockets into Israel.
There have been several accidents recently involving 18-wheelers, here is a look at truck driver safety.
Today marked a very special day at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Brownwood.
Would a curfew for teenagers help keep crime down?
Find out how to keep your body hydrated in this summer heat.
The childhood friend and former football coach of the 19-year-old male killed by a stabbing say he was outgoing and loyal.
The people of Brownwood can expect to see a new grocery store in town very soon.
Running and the benefits on your heart, a look at what some new research suggests.
Abilene police are looking for anonymous information that helps them get a dangerous robber off the streets.
When the counterfeit were first thrown into circulation, they were mostly affecting local retailers. Now that the fake bills have been in circulation for a few weeks they are beginning to affect people who are looking to make a quick buck in their yard. Now they are forced to eat the lost and it's not sitting well with some.
Abilene Police Motorcycle Officer and a dog collided this morning.
New surgery adds a brain implant to help deaf children hear.
In Abilene; school recourse officers have a vital role in the children's lives in school. Not only do they have their own office in the school, but they are there everyday with them. Not only protecting them, but mentoring them.
Life will never be the same for three friends who set out to change the lives of others.
A Sweetwater man has recently made it his mission to clean-up Lake Sweetwater.
This month's Commissioners Court meeting in Eastland will discuss the second and final reading of a proposed ordinance that would prohibit the sale, use, and possession of electronic cigarettes to minors.
The owner of Casa Herrera is remembering the late James Garner as considerate and friendly after meeting him at the restaurant years ago.
With the oil boom that has the Permian Basin busting at the edges with people, the Big Country is also getting in on the boom. It may not be from actual drilling, but from employees traveling to the Permian Basin, students getting taught in engineering in Abilene universities, and supplies being made here and shipped there. All of this is not only benefiting the Basin but our region as well.
The past three weeks the small town of Brekenridge has seen four fires set around the town. Two of them set within 12 hours apart from one another. This is leaving the fire chief ready to have the suspect or suspects in custody before someone gets hurt.
The Better Business Bureau and the Abilene Police Department say that for the past three weeks there has been a rise in fake money being used in Key City stores. The bureau is saying that these stores are the first line of defense against these crimes.
The Abilene Police Department has been busy lately, and most recently, police are responding to several calls outside of Taylor County.
An Abilene man is at the Taylor County Jail after he reportedly admitted to stabbing his roommate at a drug and rehab center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Austin Shirley along with his friend and dog have reached the final destination of their journey after months of walking across the country to raise money for wounded service men and women.
It's a moment he only dreamed of, an Abilene man gets the chance to meet them stranger who saved his life. Dale Morrison was first diagnosed with cancer and then he learned he had a deadly brain virus. His doctors told him he needed a bone marrow transplant. Amazingly, doctors found someone with the same cell make-up and even the antibodies to fight the virus. So, Morrison flew the stranger and his family to Abilene, to meet for the first time.
After a four hour standoff with both Abilene and Sweetwater police, the suspect, 50 year old Michael Berry, was shot and killed. The whole situation started after he stole a tractor from L.R. Sells and Sons.
Noel Reed is a quiet man, with a garage full of miniature cars and trucks. He creates Abilene squad cars from normal model cars. Completely strips the decals off, and meticulously puts the car together again as an exact replica of an Abilene squad car. He uses these cars as a way to say thank you to the men and women in blue that protect Key City streets.
An Abilene organization, that helps provide housing and counseling for children in need, is getting much needed support. On Wednesday, a check was presented to New Horizons for $74,000 from the Bilbo Golf Classic.
The northern part of the Big Country got hit with much needed rain again on Tuesday, but the downpours also flooded some cotton fields.
Board members of the Abilene Community Theatre gathered at a meeting Sunday afternoon to discuss future planning and expenses.
Abilene police are looking for your help in solving a crime. You could get a cash reward for anonymous information that helps police solve a recent forgery case.
Abilene is getting recognition across the state for its success in slowing synthetic drug sales once prevalent at some headshops. Now, other Texas cities are looking to Abilene as a model for cracking down on the activity in their towns.
With the First Lady taking on America's Obesity rate, she's mostly focused on children. Mrs. Obama has now turned her attention to tackling school lunches. Which means Abilene ISD is having to change the way it serves lunch.
An Abilene couple says the right ingredients to their marriage is learning to give and take. Bobbie and A.J. Draper celebrated their 66th anniversary Wednesday night at Gatti's Pizza with their children, friends, and great grandchildren.
The Buffalo Gap Volunteer Fire Department received a new communication building Tuesday afternoon, weeks after a wildfire destroyed their old one.
Police are asking for help in solving a recent arson case -- It happened Tuesday, June 3rd. Provide information through AbileneCrimeStoppers.com or by calling (325) 676-TIPS, 676-8477.