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Former employee steals $40,000 from Abilene department store

An Abilene store is missing $40,000 worth of merchandise after the store said a former employee was stealing while on the job.

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Melissa Valdez: Tracking another hot work week

Enjoy the rest of your weekend because we expect triple degree temps to come back into the forecast.

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Officials: Teen arrested after patrol car set afire in Texas

Authorities say a 16-year-old Mexican national torched a patrol car and then led deputies on a chase through two Southeast Texas counties before being arrested.

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San Angelo skateboarder fatally struck by driver

San Angelo police are searching for a hit-and-run driver after a skateboarder was fatally struck.

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Vacant West Texas lockup chosen to house sex offenders

A long-vacant lockup in a remote part of West Texas has been chosen to house Texas' most violent sex offenders.

Wrong-way driver fatally shot by Houston police

Houston police say officers shot and killed a wrong-way driver who rammed into police cars that boxed him after he intentionally hit dozens of cars on the road.

Abilene students catch attention for scholarships with car show

A Big Country dropout prevention organization showed off hot rods with cool treats as students earned scholarship money Saturday at Cold Stone Creamery in Abilene.

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Cecil the lion honored on Empire State Building

Cecil the lion was among a group of endangered species honored on a canvas 1,250 feet tall on the Empire State Building.

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Suspect identified in Memphis police officer killing

Memphis police identified 29-year-old Tremaine Wilburn as the suspect in a weekend shooting of an officer.

Wilburn is at large and considered armed and dangerous, Memphis Police…

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Abilene man who impregnated 13-year-old sentenced to 40 years

An Abilene man who continually raped a 13-year-old girl was sentenced to 40 years by a Taylor County jury Thursday.

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Check out the latest mugshots from Abilene, the Big Country.

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