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APD welcome new member to their ranks

The Abilene Police Department now has a new member to welcome into their ranks.

What is going too far when protecting yourself, your home?

An Abilene man, Christopher Moran, died late last week after police said he broke into his boss' home. The homeowner took action by hitting Moran with a bat.

New, healthier alternatives in Abilene ISD school meals

Abilene ISD recently made changes to its school breakfast and lunch menus to meet the national Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act requirements.

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Abilene school districts have no plans to arm teachers

Imagine a world where certain teachers carried guns in order to protect the students from threats.

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When dove season begins, many hunters will forget this!

Dove hunting season starts September 1st, labor day and it comes with numerous rules and regulations. Before any hunter can head out the door, he or she must obtain a valid hunting license with a migratory bird stamp.


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Doing the Math: Taylor County homeowners to shell out more for taxes

When you add up the various tax entities, Taylor County residents should be ready to shell out more for taxes next fiscal year.


Motorist flees on foot, then in vehicle after Abilene crash

A motorist fled on foot Wednesday in Abilene after his vehicle left the roadway, went through a light pole and portable building, before coming to rest on a curb.

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Abilene City Council set to approve money for new health clinic

Abilene City Council is preparing for Thursday's meeting that includes voting for funding to open a new public health clinic.

South Abilene club broken into, DVR and cash stolen

A south Abilene club on Butternut Street was broken into sometime Tuesday afternoon.

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Police probing man's death on Abilene's north side

A 36-year-old Abilene man died late last week after his boss allegedly struck him in the head with a baseball bat after the employee broke into the owner’s house, police said Tuesday.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking afternoon thundershowers

Best chances for rain are expected for our western areas