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List of potential repairs to Abilene roads submitted to special panel

Catclaw Drive and Ambler Boulevard are the top streets on the city’s Public Works Department list of 68 streets it would like to see repaired.

Wylie teen gets gift from Make-A-Wish Foundation

Fifteen-year-old Shayde Smith was surprised Thursday evening with quite a surprise from the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Vehicles pile up after heavy rain, ambulance sideswiped by 18-wheeler

A number of accidents occurred Thursday afternoon on westbound Interstate 20 near Merkel, including one involving an ambulance.

Shortage of Alzheimer's medication concerns some Abilenians

Abilene is experiencing a shortage of the popular Alzheimer's drug Namenda X-R (extended release) that slows the effects of the disease.

TXDot schedules free car seat check to help families plan for safety

Just owning a car seat is only part of the responsibility of a parent, the other part lies  in knowing how to use properly install it.

GALLERY: Water rescue made at Pine Street railroad underpass

Abilene firefighters rescued a man about 3:30 p.m. Thursday when his Mercedes became stuck in high water under the railroad crossing on Pine Street between South 1st and North 1st streets. The man remained in the car five to 10 minutes before firefighters pulled him from the car. He wasn’t injured.

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100+ wooden pallets stolen overnight from south Abilene business

More than 100 wooden pallets were stolen from a south Abilene business late Sunday night.

Abilene man accused of assaulting police officer to go to trial

An Abilene man accused of assaulting a police officer will now go to trial after denying a plea deal Thursday in court.


Truck stolen from Wylie area, taken to park and set on fire

A truck was stolen in the middle of the night from a Wylie area neighborhood and then set on fire sometime between Monday and Tuesday.

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Elizabeth Smart visits Abilene as keynote speaker at Alliance Fall Luncheon

There's a lot to celebrate for Abilene's Alliance for Women and Children. Elizabeth Smart was scheduled to speak Thursday afternoon as keynote speaker at the organization’s fall luncheon.

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Anthony Domol: Mid 80s and sunshine next week

Sunshine and mixed clouds look to return for next week's forecast. An isolated shower cannot be ruled out on Monday but a drier weather pattern is expected.