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UPDATED: Pilot, brother killed in plane crash near Abilene Regional, 2 others sent to hospital

A small plane has crashed near Abilene Regional Airport on east industrial boulevard. The debris from the plane was about 100 yards away from the airport boundary.

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Most City of Abilene offices closed for Labor Day

Most City of Abilene offices and community service centers will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of the Labor Day holiday with the exception of those providing life safety services such as fire and police protection.

2 Tye women arrested after allegedly stealing DVD's

The Abilene Police Department arrested two women Saturday after allegedly stealing $876.52 worth of DVD's from a local store in the 4000 block of Southwest Dr.

Big Country Trail Riders hold 5th annual Labor Day wagon ride

The Big Country Trail Riders ended their 5th annual Labor Day weekend wagon ride on Sunday in Abilene. They ride all throughout the Big Country in order to raise money for local churches and to help anyone who needs it.

Labor day weekend boating rules, regulations and tips

Labor day weekend is winding down and Game Warden Roy Johnson thinks Sunday will be the busiest day out on the water.  Boating can be fun and it should be but safety should still be a top priority.

Abilene LULAC holds labor day weekend softball tournament

Saturday was the second day of the  38th annual Lulac Labor Day weekend softball tournament.

Buffalo Gap holds 33rd annual Superbowl Chili Cookoff

The 33rd annual Buffalo Gap Superbowl Chili Cookoff officially kicked off on Saturday.

St.Paul United Methodist Church holds memoral service for former pastor

Rev. David Hamblin was a big part of St. Paul United Methodist Church, and on Saturday they celebrated his life.

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Abilene police testing body cameras on officers

Body cameras are becoming more common in police departments around the nation.

Brandon Green

Brandon Green, 25, of Abilene, was moved from Tarrant County Jail to Taylor County Jail during June 2014. Green was accused of shooting another man in the IHOP parking lot on South Clack in March. Charged with aggravated assault in Taylor County, Brandon Green had been in Tarrant County Jail on a separate assault charge. Green allegedly shot Theodore Carrion at least five times in the IHOP incident. Police tracked Green to Arlington where he was arrested just hours after the Abilene shooting.

IHOP shooting suspect to go to trial, no plea deal given

A jury will decide the fate of the 25-year-old Abilene man charged with aggravated assault after the shooting at IHOP in March.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking very warm weather for Monday and Tuesday

We may see showers return Wednesday

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