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Abilene Animal Shelter closed for construction, re-open Monday

The Abilene Animal Shelter is closed Saturday and Sunday for construction.

UPDATED: Lightning believed to be cause of Merkel oil tank fire

UPDATED STORY: According to the Merkel Fire Department, lightning is believed to be the cause of a fire at an oil storage tank Saturday.

Fatal crash

Crash east of Texarkana kills 3 college students

A pre-dawn highway crash outside Texarkana has killed three college students.

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Santa Claus arrives at Mall of Abilene for holiday season

Santa Claus made his way to Abilene this weekend.

18-wheeler jack-knifes, blocks traffic on I-20

An 18-wheeler lost control and ran off of the road on I-20 just before Exit 267 at around 1:15 Saturday afternoon.

Mission Thanksgiving

Volunteers help unload trucks from 'Mission Thanksgiving'

Mission Thanksgiving ended Friday, but Saturday the long process of unloading all of those donations took place.

1 man killed, 1 hurt in El Paso drive-by shooting

Investigators say one man has been killed and another wounded in an overnight drive-by shooting in the Lower Valley section of El Paso.

Buffalo forecast: Warming + rain = flooding

The Buffalo area waits for the floodwaters to rise.

They're coming, that's for certain.

But how high and how widespread, that's another matter.

Warming temperatures forecast for Sunday…

Marion Barry

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dead at 78

Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry is dead, a hospital spokeswoman said early Sunday. He was 78.

Barry was elected four times as the city's chief executive and was a council member…

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Elderly woman allegedly robbed outside apartment complex

An elderly woman claimed she was robbed at gunpoint at a local apartment complex Thursday night.

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