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Sonia Trucks

Sonia Trucks

Murder victim's family talks about dangers of domestic abuse

Sonia Trucks’ family said she was a longtime victim of domestic violence, and they want people to see how it can end.

Ethel Elsie Pickett

Ethel Elsie Pickett

Missing elderly Abilene woman located on university campus

A missing 97-year-old Abilene woman has been found, Abilene police said late Monday in a social media message.

Abilene man wanted for murder of girlfriend arrested in Hamlin

A 45-year-old Abilene man wanted for the Sunday night murder of his girlfriend has been arrested in Hamlin.

Big Country high school baseball regional semifinal match-ups

The high school baseball playoffs enter the regional semifinals this week. Below are the match-ups for the Big Country schools still remaining in postseason play.

Taylor County Court-at-Law No. 2 candidates vie for runoff win

Republican candidates Harriett Haag and Kevin Willhelm are vying for the votes to be Taylor County Court-at-Law No. 2 judge.

Abbott book signing in Abilene

Gov. Abbott in Abilene: Clinton poses danger to America's future

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, in Abilene to sign copies of his book "Broken But Unbowed," made it clear who he favors in the presidential race.

TxDOT teams with law enforcement for 'Click It or Ticket' campaign

TxDOT Abilene is partnering with local law enforcement to promote seat belt safety and this summer's "Click It or Ticket" campaign.

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Leggett named new HSU track & field/cross country coach

Hardin-Simmons Director of Athletics John Neese has tabbed Zack Leggett as the new head coach of the HSU Track and Field and Cross Country Programs, replacing the recently retired Rodney Smith.

Charles Edward Newman

Charles Edward Newman

Abilene man ‘person of interest’ in 27-year-old woman's death

A 36-year-old Abilene man has been identified as a “person of interest” in the homicide of a 27-year-old woman found dead last week in a south Abilene residence.

Abilene capital murder suspect pleads guilty to lesser charge

A 32-year-old Abilene man scheduled to stand trial Monday for capital murder has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.

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