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Closings and Delays

Latest list of closings & delays for Abilene, the Big Country

Winter weather conditions are prompting cancellations, closures and delays.

Abilene man sent to hospital after burglary

A man suffered from possible broken ribs after he said two men broke into his residence at the Ponca Motel in Abilene.

UPDATE: Three arrested in high-speed car chase

An occupant in at least one car reportedly fired at another in the 2400 block of Fannin Street about 4:20 p.m. Tuesday and led law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

Testimony continues in trial for Abilene man accused of running over a man

Testimony continued Wednesday for an Abilene man on trial for Aggravated Assault and Aggravated Robbery.

'Hazardous' road conditions developing in Abilene, the Big Country

Hazardous driving conditions are developing Wednesday afternoon as a winter storm continues to move across the Abilene District. Snow, sleet and ice have been reported in all 13 counties through the district.

Heath Burns

Abilene ISD Superintendent Heath Burns

Ex-Abilene ISD Superintendent Heath Burns 'lone finalist' to lead Central Texas district

Ex-Abilene ISD Superintendent Heath Burns is the “lone finalist” to lead the 900-student Blooming Grove ISD in Central Texas.

Official: Up to 3,000 potholes could exist in Abilene during winter weather months

Recent bouts of winter weather resulted in a slew of accidents and numerous potholes to spring up across Abilene.

Police investigating overnight officer-involved shooting in Abilene

Abilene police and other law enforcement agencies are investigating an officer-involved shooting at 1209 S. 13th St. and Butternut.

Tea party-backed Texas lawmaker wants marijuana legalized

A tea party-backed Texas state lawmaker has filed a bill to fully legalize marijuana, seeking to strike any prohibition of it from state statute.

Pancakes celebrated in Abilene, across nation

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KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Wintry precipitation for tonight

Mainly sleet or snow is expected to accumulate