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Closings and Delays

Latest list of closings & delays for Abilene, the Big Country

Winter weather conditions are prompting cancellations, closures and delays.

Heath Burns

Ex-Abilene ISD Superintendent Heath Burns 'lone finalist' to lead Central Texas district

Ex-Abilene ISD Superintendent Heath Burns is the “lone finalist” to lead the 900-student Blooming Grove ISD in Central Texas.

Police investigating overnight officer-involved shooting in Abilene

Abilene police and other law enforcement agencies are investigating an officer-involved shooting at 1209 S. 13th St. and Butternut.

Tea party-backed Texas lawmaker wants marijuana legalized

A tea party-backed Texas state lawmaker has filed a bill to fully legalize marijuana, seeking to strike any prohibition of it from state statute.

3 in custody in wake of gunfire, car chase in Abilene neighborhood

An occupant in at least one car reportedly fired at another in the 2400 block of Fannin Street about 4:20 p.m. Tuesday and led law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

Hayden Nix: Tracking another round of winter weather

We are not done with winter weather just yet.

STAAR testing across the Big Country

Abilene ISD snow days a small setback for STAAR test preparations

The annual STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) test is quickly approaching for local schools.

Tule River drought

NASA: Parts of US facing 'megadroughts'

There is no precedent in contemporary weather records for the kinds of droughts the country's West will face, if greenhouse gas emissions stay on course, a NASA study said.

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Supreme Court case could kill Obamacare

The future of health care in America is on the table -- and in serious jeopardy -- this morning in the Supreme Court.

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3 in custody in wake of gunfire, car chase in Abilene neighborhood

An occupant in at least one car reportedly fired at another in the 2400 block of Fannin Street about 4:20 p.m. Tuesday and led law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

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

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