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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.

Uncovered manholes have some Brownwood residents worried

An uncovered manhole can be a danger to anyone passing by.

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.

Manhunt continues for two Big Country suspects

Authorities are searching for two suspects on the run near the Haskell-Stonewall county line.

Brownwood realtors spread patriotism with U.S. flags

Coldwell Banker in Brownwood is taking their American pride across town Thursday evening as agents will be placing more than 8,000 U.S. flags at various homes.

Donations stolen from downtown Abilene children's attraction

Someone stole donations from the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature in downtown Abilene, according to a police report.

Alleged robber, child predator indicted along with 35 others

The following people were indicted Thursday in Taylor County.

Church fires

Why are black church fires associated with acts of hate?

It's a visceral and involuntary reaction, perhaps even knee-jerk: A black church burns in the South and our minds race immediately to hatred. It must be arson. It must be the handiwork…

US airstrike Syria

Top ISIS leader killed in coalition airstrike

Senior ISIS leader Tariq Al-Harzi was killed by a coalition airstrike in Syria last month, a U.S. official said Thursday.

Al-Harzi was responsible for getting people and materials into…

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Crime Watch

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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Local Mugshots

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

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