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Dr. David Young

Learn more about 'lone finalist' for Abilene ISD superintendent

One day after Dr. David Young was named the "lone finalist" for the Abilene ISD superintendent position, we are learning more about him.

Website: Abilene among Top 10 cities for a ‘worktirement’

Abilene is the No. 8 city in the country for a “worktirement,” according to

John Louis Atkins

Suspect arrested in weekend Abilene murder

Abilene police have arrested a man suspected in the death of Latisha Hilley, the woman whose body was found shot to death behind an abandoned house.

Baby giraffe dies at Dallas Zoo in accident

A baby giraffe whose birth at the Dallas Zoo was viewed live on the Internet worldwide has died in an accident at the zoo.

Ken Paxton

Planned Parenthood skips 'political' Texas Senate hearing

Planned Parenthood officials are not testifying before Texas lawmakers about covertly recorded videos that target the abortion provider, calling the emergency hearing "political…

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Anthony Domol: Scattered t'showers return Friday

Mostly sunny skies this Wednesday morning become partly cloudy this afternoon but dry weather stays put over the viewing area. Temps climb back to near 98 degrees in Abilene today.…

Abilene man with prosthetic leg kept off slides at Texas water park

An Abilene man is upset after employees at the Splash Kingdom Waterpark in Weatherford told him to stay off the slides.

Mullah Omar

Afghan government: Taliban leader dead

Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar died in April 2013 in Pakistan, a spokesperson for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Wednesday in a news release, citing "credible information."…


Ohio university cop indicted in shooting

University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge for shooting motorist Samuel Dubose during a traffic stop earlier this month.

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2 Abilene men plead guilty to federal child porn offenses

Two Abilene men – David Scott Fikani, 61, and Michael Cleo Ivy, 36 – have pleaded guilty to federal child pornography offenses involving prepubescent minors and now face up to 20 years in prison each.

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

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