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GALLERY: Truck rolls on I-20, driver taken to hospital

A red Toyota pickup traveling west on I-20 – at mile marker 292 near Elmdale Road – rolled multiple times Tuesday after his back right tire blew out.

The driver, believed to be in his 40s, was taken to Hendrick Medical Center, where his condition wasn’t immediately known.

The accident occurred about 2:15 p.m.

It wasn’t known if any citations would be issued, but authorities said alcohol didn’t appear to have been a factor.

Photos by Nick Bradshaw/KTXS News

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Dyess Air Force Base

Theater to show movies again at Dyess Air Force Base

For the first time in nearly two years, a movie will play – for authorized patrons – at the theater at Dyess Air Force Base.

Petition against third Abilene Walmart circulating

An Abilene resident isn’t particularly pleased about a third Walmart coming to town – and he’s started a petition against it.

Driver trapped in rollover on Hwy 277 in Abilene

An Abilene man was sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after rolling over his pickup truck on Hwy 277 near I-20.

GALLERY: Motorist sent to hospital after Hwy 277 rollover in Abilene

An Abilene man was sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after rolling over his pickup truck on Hwy 277 near I-20.

Photos by Joe Fry/KTXS News

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Texas Tech: New School of Public Health coming to Abilene

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center’s Abilene campus will soon have a School of Public Health.

Steven Bennett

Steven Bennett, 29, was sentenced to 22 years in prison for sexual assault.

Ex-Dyess crew chief sentenced for sexually assaulting child

A 29-year-old Abilene man has accepted a plea agreement that calls for him to spend 22 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child under the age of 14.

Smoking ban

Abilene hearing on proposed e-cigarette ban to target health concerns

Abilene's director of public health is ready to explain the city's move to add e-cigarettes to the current smoking ban.

Fabricio Perez

Fabricio Perez, 22, arrested after allegedly breaking into Cooper High School.

Break-in at Cooper High School leads to two arrests

Two Abilene men were arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly breaking into Cooper High School.

Police: Abilene man, 70, assaulted outside bar

An Abilene man was taken to the hospital after allegedly being assaulted outside Mi Barrio Tejano on Saturday night.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking a weak cold front

Showers or thunderstorms may move into our northern counties late Wednesday

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