Jared Ellis is a pastor who lives in Windsor Place Apartments. Late Wednesday night, he heard a nightmare scenario take place just on the other side of his dining room wall. He heard a child screaming, "Daddy!" and he knew he needed to do something. He ran out to already find that APD had already responded to the scene. He says the entire situation is hard to process.
The Fisher County Sheriff's Department says its current jail is run down and needs a face lift. The county is working with Southwest Architects, Inc. from Fort Worth and have created designs of a new 20,698 sq ft jail.
On Monday night, Merkel city council heard residents and Walmart representatives express their thoughts for the first time.
A Cooper high school senior was brought to tears after seeing his father deployed in Afghanistan at his graduation ceremony Saturday morning.
At around 1 p.m. on Friday, Sweetwater police received several 911 calls regarding a shooting in the 700 block of Bluff Street.
Some counties are working together on a project that helps bring cloud seeding to the Big Country.
The City of Stamford decided Tuesday night to begin the process of cloud seeding.
Abilene High School unveiled a memorial wall on Monday that honors former students killed in the line of duty.
The right information about a recent forgery case is worth a cash reward. Abilene police have surveillance video from a local retail store from back on Friday, April 11th.
92 year-old Clovis Thompson served in the Marine Corps, and fought in the battle of Okinawa. That battle he lost many of his friends that he made during his two years over seas. Due to this, he holds a very special place for Memorial Day and the remembrance that comes with the day.
On May 3rd, 2014 three men pulled a woman to safety by forming a human ladder, while her apartment building went up in flames. The two identified men were awarded for their efforts in getting her to safety, on May 21st.
Patients who have Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas insurance, may no longer be considered "in network" with Hendrick Medical Center by July 1st.
A close friend of Kimberly Bien, the 51-year-old Abilene woman who died Monday afternoon from her injuries after a gas line explosion burned down her home, describes her as loving and funny.
Abilene police say they had no choice but to shoot and kill a dog Monday morning.
Neighbors of the home in the 1300 block of Peach Street that burned down due to a gas stove explosion were startled after hearing a loud 'boom.'
Friends, family and the community of Brownwood gathered at Coggin park on Saturday to remember the 25th anniversary of Amanda Goodman's murder.
Many people in Abilene know of the South Clack Street bridge that not only let's cars across, but also pedestrians, over the creek. The City of Abilene has recognized the issue of the people walking being so close to the roadway where cars are speeding across.
A Coleman man who was told by doctors that he would die due to his health conditions defied the odds and decided to run for city council.
The city of Brownwood will evaluate costs and time of the proposed project to take waste water from the treatment plant to Lake Brownwood on Monday.
You could get a cash reward for anonymous tips that help police solve a shoplifting case.
A California woman is running across the country to raise awareness about veteran suicides.
From schools, streets, and businesses, the rich history of our area is reflected on the names around town.
Throughout the years, many counties in the Big Country voted to sell liquor and beer.
Coleman's economic development corporation hopes the new Allsup's truck stop will generate more sales tax revenue.
Many residents of Albany attended a public forum meeting Monday night to express their thoughts and concerns about the new Walmart Express expected to move in.
This week is Habitat for Humanity's National Women Build Week.
Firefighters in Coleman held a fundraiser on Saturday to help raise money for children's cancer research.
This might be a problem you hear of coming from a larger city, but in Anson an age inappropriate homework assignment went home with 5th graders. It has left some parents unhappy.
The city of Rising Star is wanting to improve itself by getting rid of old structures.
The Texas Army National Guard Recruiting Sustainment Program held a training in Brownwood for new soldiers on Saturday.
Danville and Clack Streets are packed with thousands of cars everyday. At the beginning of this month there were plenty of accidents on the two streets alone to keep the police busy. Now, they are working to educate the public to work to keep Danville Drive and Clack Street safer.
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Friends and family of Brenda Ruth Holland say they are relieved Danny Cannon has been captured.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information that helps investigators resolve a recent arson case.
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.
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.
Business owners of Shady Oaks Shopping Center in Eastland stood outside in disbelief as they watched firefighters battle a massive fire late Tuesday afternoon.
Family and friends are coping with the loss of 64-year-old Jesus Tijerina.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A young Abilene boy is using his birthday as a way to help the less fortunate.
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.
Multiple car break-ins occurred overnight at Sunset Arbor Townhomes located on West Lake Road.