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Abbott names Hicks as Taylor County Criminal District Attorney

Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday announced the appointment of James Hicks as Taylor County Criminal District Attorney.

8 children, 2 tied up in backyard, rescued from Texas home

Authorities say they've rescued eight unsupervised children from a San Antonio home where a 2-year-old boy was chained to the ground in the backyard and a 3-year-old girl was tied to a…

Brown County felon indicted for firearms, drugs

A convicted felon who Brown County deputies say had guns, ammo, body armor and an underground meth lab at his home was indicted on four charges Friday.

Abilene Zoo welcomes family of four howler monkeys

A family of four howler monkeys is now on exhibit at the Abilene Zoo.

Abilene official: Work on Antilley Road ahead of schedule

Assuming the weather cooperates, the work being done on Antilley Road in south Abilene should be completed in the next few weeks.

Key City Rhythm and Blues Festival takes stage in Abilene

For the second year, the Key City Rhythm and Blues Festival is bringing soulful music to Abilene.

No action taken against Anson city manager, councilwoman resigns

A councilwoman for the city of Anson has resigned after no action was taken against the Anson city manager after allegations of mistreatment surfaced from several employees.

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3 die in Kenya building collapse, Red Cross says

At least three people died and scores of people were feared to be trapped after a building collapsed Friday night in Kenya's capital, Red Cross officials told CNN.

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Obama recalls 'best chance' to get bin Laden

President Barack Obama said opportunities to strike Osama bin Laden were so rare that he was willing to risk failure and international embarrassment in May 2011 rather than wait for…

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2 Abilene 'Wanted Wednesday' suspects caught, 2 remain on loose

Abilene police have captured two of four suspects featured on this week's "Wanted Wednesdays."

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

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