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West Abilene apartment building evacuated due to fire

A two alarm fire broke out just before 5:30 p.m. Fridayat The Landing apartment complex in west Abilene.

Nearly $50 million in street, sidewalk repairs on Abilene ballot

Abilene voters will consider nearly $50 million in street and sidewalk repairs in the May 9 city election.

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Abilene ranked one of worst cities for allergy sufferers

Abilene is among 100 cities across the nation that are the most challenging places to live with allergies, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

Master Gardener's Spring Plant Sale

Big Country Master Gardener's Spring Plant Sale set for Saturday morning

Saturday is the day to shop for hundreds of plants, herbs, and trees at the Big Country Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale.

Master Gardener spring plant sale Saturday

It's the biggest plant sale of the year!

Abilene police stage as man threatens to harm himself

Almost a dozen Abilene police units gathered near a business in the 3000 block of South Clack Thursday night where a man was threatening to harm himself.

Gravel truck tips in Abilene, spills load after taking exit too fast

A driver going too fast on an exit ramp rolled his dump truck Thursday afternoon at exit 283B off Interstate 20.


Head Start, tuition benefits, same-sex marriage debated in Austin

We're checking in with Alana Rocha, our partner at The Texas Tribune, for the latest on what's happened at the Capitol this past week.

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Hearing on Wylie apartment complex set, mayor talks expectations

The developers of what will likely be Wylie's first apartment complex are free to begin building now. That's a point of clarification Abilene Mayor Norm Archibald made at Thursday's city council meeting.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Warm breezy Saturday ahead

We could see storms in our area again Sunday afternoon