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Tracking cold, wet, and possible icy conditions in the Big Country

Rainfall could transition to freezing rain this evening across parts of the Big Country creating hazardous travel conditions.

Salvation Army in Abilene puts on successful Thanksgiving feast

Since 1908 the Salvation Army has opened its doors on Thanksgiving Day to anyone in need of a hot meal, and hundreds walked through those doors Thursday.

Multi-vehicle accident diverts traffic from I-20 in Abilene

Traffic on Interstate 20 in Abilene was diverted after two collisions involving 18-wheelers occurred Thursday afternoon.

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14-year-old boy struck by vehicle in north Abilene

A 14-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being struck by a car Thursday evening in Abilene.

North Texas families sue drillers over contaminated water

Two families in rural North Texas have sued oil and gas drilling companies for contamination of their water wells.

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Houston Zoo reinstalls signs prohibiting guns

The Houston Zoo has reinstalled signs that prohibit carrying firearms into the zoo, three months after they were removed due to threat of legal action.

Abilene's Nelson Park pond stocked with rainbow trout

The small pond at Nelson Park has about 150 new residents – at least, until they get caught. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department stocked the pond with rainbow trout Wednesday morning.

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2016 candidates buy in on #BlackFriday

In the heat of the presidential primaries, when every dollar counts, Black Friday deals aren't just for retailers.

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Ice, rain could create travel issues

Travelers and Black Friday shoppers, beware -- winter weather across the United States could hamper whatever plans you may have after the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the…

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2 indicted in Abilene police officer Don Allen's murder

A Callahan County grand jury has indicted an Abilene husband and wife  on three counts: murder, robbery and theft of a firearm. 

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

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