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Abilene man mugged while walking woman to car

A man was mugged at gunpoint and received a laceration to his head from being pistol-whipped at 4 a.m. Saturday in Abilene.

Abilene students catch attention for scholarships with car show

A Big Country dropout prevention organization showed off hot rods with cool treats as students earned scholarship money Saturday at Cold Stone Creamery in Abilene.

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Hayden Nix: Shower chances possible again on Sunday

Before the ridge of high pressure builds back in, rain chances will be possible on Sunday.

Conference provides information on home schooling in Abilene

The 2015 Big Country Home Educators conference brought families together to discuss ideas at the Abilene Civic Center Friday and Saturday.

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Prosecutor: Texas AG indicted for felony securities fraud

A special prosecutor says Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been indicted on felony charges accusing the Republican of misleading investors before taking office.

Brown Co. men arrested for fake money also had meth lab supplies

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office released additional details about the arrest of three men during a counterfeit money probe Wednesday, and police found weapons and supplies for a…

UPDATE: Victims of deadly Hwy 83 crash near Tuscola identified

A traffic accident involving a motorcycle on Hwy 83 about two miles south of Tuscola has left one dead and resulted in another being taken to the hospital.

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Kraft recalls 36,000 cases of cheese

Kraft is recalling 36,000 cases of individually-wrapped cheese singles because part of the wrapper could become a choking hazard.

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Confirmed: Jericho the lion is alive

[Breaking news update, 8:15 a.m. ET]

Jericho the lion is alive and roaming his park habitat in Zimbabwe, the Oxford University researcher tracking the lion confirmed on Sunday.


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Abilene man who impregnated 13-year-old sentenced to 40 years

An Abilene man who continually raped a 13-year-old girl was sentenced to 40 years by a Taylor County jury Thursday.

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

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