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Deiondre Davis, Elkins Davis

Deiondre Davis, Elkins Davis

Abilene police recognize vehicle from robbery, arrest suspects

Abilene police watched video of a robbery that occurred Monday morning and recognized the getaway vehicle from an earlier stop, leading to the arrest of two suspects.

Twinkie Thanksgiving turkey meal

Abilene restaurants open for Thanksgiving

Don’t want to cook on Thanksgiving? A handful of restaurants in the Abilene area will be open.

State troopers urge holiday travelers to drive safely

The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging holiday travelers to celebrate responsibly and make safe driving habits a priority this Thanksgiving.

For beer and $20? 2 suspects sought in Abilene armed robbery

Abilene police are looking for two suspects in an armed robbery of the Allsup's convenience store on South Clack Street in Abilene.

Violeta Radu, 23

Violeta Radu, 23

Suspect wanted in scam of Abilene bank customers arrested in N.Y.

One of three Romanian nationals connected to the scamming of numerous First Financial Bank customers has been caught in New York.

McMurry's band prepares for overseas trip amidst security concerns

Amidst travel concerns worldwide, McMurry University’s band is preparing for a trip to London for its performance in the New Year’s Day parade.

Christmas trees

Tips and tricks to keep your new Christmas tree healthy through the holidays

The end of November signals the start of live Christmas tree sales in the Big Country. With the main bulk of sales occurring the days following Thanksgiving, what things should you look for before you make that holiday purchase?

Abilene ISD holds last public meeting for proposed boundary changes

A pretty low turnout Monday evening at Lee Elementary for the last boundary meeting.

Salvation Army

Preparations underway for the Salvation Army's Thanksgiving dinner

Since 1908, the Salvation Army has opened their doors on Thanksgiving to anyone that needed a hot meal.

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Containing L-tryptophan, an amino acid that triggers the release of serotonin, the feel-good chemical of the brain, turkey is the reason you feel relaxed -- or, possibly, even tired -- after eating it.

Abilene Fire Department urging caution for those opting to deep fry turkeys

Thanksgiving is only a few days away, and as people are preparing to fry their turkey  there are several safety precautions to be aware of before frying that bird.

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Hayden Nix: Tracking a warmer Tuesday

An increase in cloud coverage with temperatures warming to the mid 60s and the wind picking up just a bit through the afternoon. For tonight, mostly cloudy with subtle winds and temperatures in the upper 50s.