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Jim Ned

Jim Ned Little League tops Eastern, 14-4

Highlights of Jim Ned's win over Eastern Little League in the District 5 All-Star tournament on Wednesday, June 29th.


Dixie 8-10 year olds fend off Breckenridge, 8-5

Highlights of Dixie's win over Breckenridge in 8-10yr old division of the District 5 All-Star tournament on Wednesday, June 29th.

Mugshots: Michael Gootee, 36, and Kimberly Mansell, 39

Michael Gootee, 36, and Kimberly Mansell, 39, were charged with first-degree murder during June 2016.  Mansell allegedly lured Donald Perkins to a north Abilene location, where Gootee allegedly shot and killed him.

Abilene police obtain search warrant for murder suspect's vehicle

Abilene police investigating the murder of Donald Perkins have been granted a search warrant to obtain GPS coordinates one of the suspect’s vehicle. 


Abilene man loses nearly $3,000 in Craigslist scam

Abilene police say a man is out $2,800 after he was scammed on Craigslist.

OSHA investigating fatal fall from Abilene parking garage

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is looking into the details of an accident at a downtown Abilene parking garage that left one man dead Monday.

South Abilene church facing financial hit after SUV crash

Members of Elmwood Baptist Church in south Abilene showed up for Wednesday night services the day after a man drove his SUV into the side of the building.

Abilene police working to curb crime with partnerships, task forces

APD told KTXS that they have implemented several programs and partnerships over the last several years to help address the war on drugs and put an end to domestic violence.

Taylor County Expo Center

Voters could be key in Taylor County Expo Center upgrades

The possibility of a bond election looks to be in the Taylor County Expo Center's future.


Fire officials stress fireworks safety in Taylor County

As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, safety is on the minds of the Texas A&M Forest Service members and the owners of fireworks stands in the Abilene area.

Wonanita Gordon

Wonanita Gordon, 36, was listed as part of the Abilene Police Department's "Wanted Wednesday" effort during June 2016. She was wanted for injury to a child, motion to revoke.

Wanted Wednesday: June 29, 2016

Abilene police are seeking the following three suspects as part of the department's weekly "Wanted Wednesday" effort.

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(img1)Tracking Storms 6-30

Tracking a warming trend into the weekend

We've got sunshine and mid-90s today but upper 90s and possibly low 100s forecast for parts of the holiday weekend. Also a pop-up t-shower cannot be ruled out.