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VIEWER VIDEO: Pickup truck catches fire at south Abilene Walmart

KTXS Viewer Thomas Jowers captured this video of a pickup truck on fire in the parking lot of the south Abilene Walmart.

The fire happened around 11 p.m. Saturday night and emergency crews responded to extinguish the fire. It is unknown if anybody was injured at this time.

Proposed accelerated program could help Breckenridge students

Breckenridge ISD is looking to start an accelerated program for high school seniors who might be stretched too thin.

Cultural center showcases African-American history in Abilene

The Curtis House Cultural Center in Abilene had an open house Saturday to show off new exhibits just in time for Black History Month.

Motorcycle driver sent to hospital after crash in north Abilene

A motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital after he struck a car that crossed the street in front of him Saturday afternoon.

Decorated World War II Veteran from Abilene Has Died

A decorated World War II veteran who led the platoon that raised the famous flag on Mount Suribachi in Iwo Jima has died.

Singers audition to be next Abilene Idol

Singers belted out high and low notes at the Mall of Abilene Saturday, hoping to have a chance at being the next Abilene Idol.

Abilene teen raises more than $30,000 for charity organization

Raising money for the Children's Miracle Network is nothing new for Brenden Baker.

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Abilene man involved in January SWAT situation arrested

Abilene police arrested a man accused of "intentionally ramming" a woman's vehicle in January.

Police investigating ATM burglary spree in Abilene, Big Country

Abilene police are seeking phone records to pinpoint thieves who stole from – or attempted to steal from – ATMs inside 7-Eleven convenience stores in Abilene, Eastland, Sweetwater, Anson, Hawley, Clyde, Trent and San Angelo.

Abilene ISD to sell unused portable classrooms

The Abilene Independent School District is finding it doesn’t need to use many of the portable classrooms it currently owns.

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Saturday forecast: Beautiful Saturday with a weak cold front on the way

Looks like the Big Country will be having another beautiful weekend! With a cold front on the way for Sunday, how will it impact your Valentine's Day plans? Here's what you can expect.

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