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Dallas police see spike in killings in June

Police say there were 20 killings in Dallas last month, representing a sharp spike following a general decline in homicides.


Walmart requesting zoning change, street take over at old University Baptist Church

It appears Walmart may have a desire to take over property at the corner of Grape and Ambler streets in north Abilene - the location of the old University Baptist Church.

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Hayden Nix: Thundershowers possible Friday afternoon

Thundershowers will be possible this afternoon as we reach the maximum heating of the day.

Special Report: Open carry in Texas

Texans are about to be able to openly carry handguns in a belt or shoulder holster in places that already allow licensed concealed handguns.

Stonewall County manhunt called off, suspect still at large

Deputies, helicopters, horses, and dogs were not enough to find a man who fled a traffic stop and led police on a chase Thursday in Stonewall County.

Big changes for Abilene's Fourth of July fireworks show

The 10th annual WesTex Connect Fireworks Spectacular is moving from Nelson Park to Elmdale Airpark for Saturday’s Fourth of July display in Abilene.

Alleged robber, child predator indicted along with 35 others

The following people were indicted Thursday in Taylor County.

Dylann Roof's sister's GoFundMe page

Dylann Roof's sister takes down GoFundMe page

The sister of alleged South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof has taken down the GoFundMe page she set up the page to recover the costs of her canceled wedding and honeymoon.

Mount Zion church fire, South Carolina

Lightning blamed in S. Carolina church fire

Lightning, not arson, caused the fire that gutted a traditionally black church in South Carolina this week, federal and state investigators have concluded.

Tuesday's fire at Mount Zion…

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Brownwood woman indicted on drug, evidence tampering charges

Jeanna Hopkins, 31, was charged with engaging in organized criminal activity along with many others last year in the Brown County Sheriff's Office Operation Tangled Web.

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

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