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Abilene police tour neighborhoods, talk to community about crime

The Abilene Police Department invited residents to join an organized effort to spread information about crime in their local areas as part of National Night Out Tuesday.

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3 full-service, 24-hour emergency rooms set to open in Abilene

A Midland-based doctor is moving to the Big Country to open what he describes as a 'new E.R. concept' in Abilene.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Day declared in Taylor County

Taylor County is going pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month, and a ceremony was held at the courthouse Tuesday to honor local survivors.

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Big Spring man dies after being on fire in Abilene

A Big Spring man died from his injuries after being found engulfed in flames in Abilene on Saturday.

Vandals slash tires at south Abilene dealership

Employees at Vincent Motor Company said vandals slashed 14 tires on seven trucks the night of Sept. 25.

Fashion show provides support for Abilene cancer survivors

Fashion took the stage at the Abilene Civic Center Tuesday night, but the stars of the night were the cancer survivors in attendance at the Fashions for the Cure style show.

McMurry University donates game ball to 317th Airlift Group

McMurry University Head Football Coach Lance Hinson spoke for his entire team when he expressed sympathy for the Dyess airmen killed in a C130J crash Friday in Afghanistan.


Dyess to hold memorial for fallen officers Thursday

The four Dyess airmen killed in Afghanistan last week will be remembered at a public memorial service on Thursday.

Phillip and Violet Walter

An Abilene couple -- Phillip and Violet Walter -- was arrested during September 2015 for the murder of Abilene police officer Don Allen.

More evidence released in Abilene police officer murder

New court documents in the murder investigation of an Abilene police officer reveal what evidence investigators took from the suspects’ home.

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Abilene City Council making decisions on curbside recycling this week

This Thursday the Abilene City Council will meet and discuss a variety of topics, including curbside recycling. 

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Still tracking late week rain chances

Scattered thundershowers expected Thursday and Friday