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5th grade 'Magnet' students learn the dangers of smoke with experiment

AISD fifth grade Math-Science magnet students at McMurry teamed up with a chemistry professor Friday to learn about the dangers of wastes that can come from cigarette smoke.

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Showery skies Saturday & Sunday

Some areas could see one inch of rainfall during the weekend

Authorities seeing 'significant decrease' in synthetic drug usage

Synthetic marijuana, or K2, isn't as big a problem as it used to be in Abilene.

SNAP Program

Number of food stamp participants up in U.S., Texas

One in five children in the United States in 2014 received food stamps.

100 gallon blood donors

Blood donors reach 100 gallon mark, meet woman who received their blood

Friday, The Meek Blood Center and a room full of people said thank you to two very special volunteers, David Payne and Wes Hood, who have each given 100 gallons of blood. 

Reece Blincoe

Brownwood ISD leader to receive $300,000 as part of resignation agreement

Brownwood ISD Superintendent Reece Blincoe will receive approximately $300,000 as part of a resignation agreement he reached with the district’s board Thursday night.

Alameda Community Center looks to make improvements through donations

The Alameda Community Center located on the corner of S. 7th and Corsicana is looking to make improvements with the help of community donations.

Construction mishap occurred on set in Taipei

1 killed, 2 hurt on set of Martin Scorsese's movie

A structure on the Taiwan set of a Martin Scorsese movie collapsed this week, killing a studio construction worker and injuring two more, police said.

Syrian Kurds battle ISIS

ISIS fighters: Strikes drove us from Kobani

Two purported ISIS fighters interviewed for a news agency working in ISIS-held territory have given the same reason for the militants' retreat from the Syrian city of Kobani: the…

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Shaliko Lee McGee, 20, of Abilene.

Man arrested in murder of Baird woman, 3 other warrants issued

An arrest has been made in the Jan. 17 murder of a Baird woman.

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Local Mugshots

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

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