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Air conditioner unit thefts on the rise in Abilene

A rise in air conditioner unit thefts might be causing some concern for Abilenians.

Abilene Civic Center improvements proposed in bond meeting

Possible improvements and renovations on the Abilene Civic Center were discussed in Wednesday's bond meeting.

Allen Ty Stanford

Allen Ty Stanford, 43, of Loraine.

Loraine man indicted for receiving marijuana by mail

A 43-year-old Loraine man was indicted Thursday by a Taylor County Grand Jury on drug possession charges.

Latoya Lynn Dunlap

Latoya Lynn Dunlap, 33, of Abilene, was arrested during August 2014 on a warrant for sexual assault of a child. According to court records, Abilene police responded to a child protection call on March 1. The investigation revealed that Dunlap had been allegedly sexually assaulting a child in her care. Both the Abilene Police Department and Child Protective Services were involved in the investigation.

Sexual assault charges dropped for Abilene woman

An Abilene woman is no longer facing sexual assault charges after the case went before a grand jury.

Abilene Zoo hopes to improve educational experience with bond proposal

The Abilene Zoo asked for more than five million dollars to increase the educational experience and boost the fun factor for guests.

Stephanie Renee Fenner

Stephanie Renee Fenner, 26, of Hawley.

Ex-Jones County deputy indicted for firing shots at truck with girlfriend inside

A former Jones County deputy sheriff was indicted Thursday by a Taylor County grand jury for allegedly firing shots at a truck with her girlfriend inside.

Americans with Ebola

Ebola patient/ACU grad after hospital release: 'Today is a miraculous day'

Both Americans who were treated for the Ebola virus have been discharged from the hospital.

DPS

Is state program with traffic ticket surcharges too harsh?

If you disobey the law while driving and get a ticket, you might be paying more than you bargained for.

Improvements to zoo, sidewalks, civic center pitched to Abilene panel

Major projects pitched to the city’s bond advisory committee on Wednesday included new exhibits at the Abilene Zoo and improvements to city sidewalks, the zoo and the civic center.

Kids' backpacks: How heavy is too heavy?

We've all heard the dangers of carrying heavy things, but what happens when our kids carry heavy backpacks for years?

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking more August heat

We could see a weather chance coming to us Wednesday

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