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Many Abilene city offices closing for Memorial Day

Many Abilene city offices will be closed Monday for Memorial Day.

Abilene firefighters respond to north Abilene apartment fire

Abilene firefighters responded to an apartment fire in the 1200 block of Yeoman Road just after midnight early Sunday morning.

Daughter of murder victim celebrates birthday one week later

An Abilene girl whose mother was murdered last Sunday, May 22nd, celebrated her birthday a week later.


3 people still missing after floods in Kansas and Texas

At least three people are still missing after torrential rain in Texas and Kansas this week led to flooding rivers, washed out roads and left four people dead.

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San Antonio man resisting arrest dies after police struggle

San Antonio police say a man who was hit with an electronic stun gun while resisting arrest has died.

Boil Water Notice

Boil-water alerts in Texas on the rise for many reasons

The Texas Gulf Coast city of Corpus Christi has issued three boil-water orders in less than a year, but it's far from the only U.S. community dealing with water problems and aging…


El Paso school district uses stadium lights to deter vandals

School officials in an El Paso district where high school stadiums are getting new artificial turf are keeping the stadium lights on at night to deter thieves and vandals.

President Duterte

Duterte confirmed as Philippines president

The Philippines congress proclaimed Rodrigo Duterte as the country's new president and Leni Roberdo as vice president after the fastest official vote tally in the country's…

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Iraq begins operation to liberate Falluja

Iraqi forces have started an operation to retake the ISIS stronghold of Falluja with the help of Iraqi and coalition air support, Iraqi military spokesman Yahya Rasoul said on Iraqi…

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Abilene man officially charged with murder of Kendra Keppler

Charles Newman, who recently was named a “person of interest” in the murder of Kendra Keppler, was formally charged with murder  Friday.

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