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Man arrested after standoff with Abilene police on Westview Drive

An Abilene man is in custody after a standoff at a home on the 2600 block of Westview Drive near Mann Middle School in Abilene. 


Abilene says goodbye to UPS driver after decades delivering downtown route

There's going to be some adjustment for folks living and working around downtown Abilene as longtime driver Andy Y. Garcia retires after 41 years on the same UPS route.

Man charged with arson in connection with Portland Ave. house fire

A man has been arrested and charged with arson in connection to a house fire in Abilene Thursday night.

Fort Hood

Abilene man among 3 soldiers guilty of smuggling immigrants

Three Fort Hood soldiers who used their U.S. Army identification or gear to help hide immigrants have been convicted in a South Texas smuggling ring.

Public housing rent to rise for some Saturday

Robert Deegan, Riviera, Earl Willams and Vogel apartments are 4 public housing properties where some residents will see an increase in rent on November 1st.

Hardin-Simmons University celebrates El Dia de los Muertos

Hardin-Simmons University celebrated the  El Dia de los Muertos on Friday.

Swenson House receives repairs from June hailstorm damage

Historic landmarks require maintenance to keep them looking beautiful. The Swenson House in north Abilene is no different, especially after the June hailstorm.


Abilene Community Theatre presents "The Odd Couple"

Running through Nov. 9 is The Odd Couple at Abilene Community Theatre on Barrow Street.

Firefighters battle blaze on Portland Avenue., no injuries reported

Abilene firefighters battled a house fire Thursdayi evening in the 600 block of Portland Ave. They got the call about the fire at about 9 p.m. Thursday.

Abilene mother whose child tested positive for meth gets probation

An Abilene mother is facing probation time and $750 fine after her baby tested positive for methamphetamine.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking increasing temperatures and clouds for the weekend

A frost is possible in our area for Saturday morning