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Arrests in Coleman County lead to drop in crime

Coleman County has seen a significant drop in the crime rate, and sheriff’s deputies said they attribute that to the recent arrests of certain individuals.

Cisco family describes emotional impact of West Nile Virus

Family members of Angelita Ingram, the first confirmed West Nile victim from the city of Cisco, are asking for prayers and support.

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1 dead, possible suspect held in Texas Southern University shooting

Houston Police say one person is dead and another wounded after a shooting at a Texas Southern University student housing complex.

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Update: Child hit at South 27th & Barrow streets in Abilene

A 12-year-old child was transported to an Abilene hospital Friday morning after being hit by a pickup at the intersection of South 27th and Barrow streets.

UT professor cites campus-carry law in calling it quits

A tenured professor at the University of Texas says he will not teach next year because the new law allowing for concealed handguns at public universities has left him fearing for his…

Abilene Christian School receives grant to plant trees on campus

The students at Abilene Christian School received a different kind of lesson Friday morning. They stepped out of their classrooms and into the fresh air to learn how to properly plant…

Fall Plant Sale set up underway at Taylor County Expo Center

The Big Country Master Gardeners Fall Plant Sale is set for Saturday at the Taylor County Expo Center's Modern Living Mall.

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One killed, 3 injured in Arizona university shooting

A freshman accused of shooting four fellow students at Northern Arizona University has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and three counts of felony aggravated…

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Obama goes to Oregon after shooting

A week after a gunman killed nine people and himself at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, President Barack Obama met with survivors and grieving families behind closed…

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Abilene man, 29, indicted for continuous sexual abuse of child

A Taylor County grand jury has indicted an Abilene man on a child sex charge.

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