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'Do you live in this area?' Abilene police say take note if you do

The Abilene Police Department released a map Wednesday warning Abilenians about a "spike in burglaries" in Central Abilene.

Abilene Police Department awards officers during ceremony

Applause rang through the Abilene/Taylor County Law Enforcement Center as multiple people were honored by the Abilene Police Department for their achievements and work Wednesday.

Blaze causes $50,000 in damage to Walnut Street residence

A fire caused an estimated $50,000 in damage to a residence in the 1700 block of Walnut Street on Wednesday morning, an Abilene Fire Department news release said.

Hearing rescheduled for Abilene man accused of killing newborn

An examining hearing for 22-year-old Damian Cate has been postponed until 8:30 a.m. Friday.

Abilene chamber building memorial for fallen Dyess airmen

The Abilene Chamber of Commerce announced plans for a new memorial at Dyess AFB Tuesday.

Former members reflect on demolition of north Abilene church

Demolition of the old University Baptist Church building at Ambler Avenue and Grape Street began Tuesday with former church members and spectators nearby.

Globetrotters bring fun to Abilene

Some highlights from Tuesday night's Harlem Globetrotters visit to ACU's Moody Coliseum during their 90th world tour.

Cooper swimmer among three Big Country representatives headed to State meet

Three Big Country teens are headed to Austin and the UIL State swimming finals.

(img1)Video: Old University Baptist Church building in Abilene being torn down

Video: Old University Baptist building in Abilene being torn down

The old University Baptist Church building in Abilene is being torn down to make room for a Walmart at Grape Street and Ambler Boulevard. Lex Smith, the daughter-in-law of a former pastor at the church, was on hand with her children for the demolition.

Video by Scott Martin/KTXS News

Photos: Old University Baptist building in Abilene demolished

The old University Baptist Church building in Abilene is being torn down to make room for a Walmart at Grape Street and Ambler Boulevard.

Photos by Scott Martin/KTXS News

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Mark Rowlett: Tracking a little cool down

More normal afternoon temperatures expected for Thursday

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