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At least one dead in fiery Hwy 277 head-on crash south of Abilene

Authorities say there is at least one confirmed fatality from a Wednesday evening accident on Highway 277 south of Abilene.

Taylor County letters over courthouse

Volunteer firefighters in Taylor County discuss budget needs

Volunteer firefighters from across Taylor County packed the commissioners court meeting Wednesday as discussion focused on funding in the upcoming fiscal year.

Statewide mental health campaign comes to Abilene

Resources and warning signs of mental health issues and substance abuse were discussed Wednesday at the Abilene Civic Center.

Home hit by vandalism

A viewer-submitted photo of one of the homes hit by BB gun vandalism early Tuesday morning.

Abilene Police: BB gun vandalism spree continues with 55 new victims

Police are still trying to identify who is behind a citywide BB gun vandalism shooting spree that began early Tuesday and has stretched into Wednesday.

Dachshund Races Running

Seventh annual dachshund races and rescued dog reunion to raise money for Rescue the Animals

Thursday, July 24 will mark the seventh annual Dachshund Races in Abilene.

best college to work for

Two Abilene universities recognized nationally for workplace quality

Hardin-Simmons University and Abilene Christian University are among only 92 institutions in the nation to be named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Smoking ban

Hearing set for Thursday on proposed Abilene e-cigarette ban

The Abilene City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed ban during their regular meeting Thursday.

(img1)KTXS looks into the immigration crisis on the border in McAllen

Special Report: A look inside humanitarian effort on border

Border Patrol agents predict 90,000 children will cross the border by September – and all of the unaccompanied minors will need someone to look out for them.

More counterfeit money showing up in Abilene

Counterfeit money is an age-old crime now on the rise in Abilene.

Petition against third Abilene Walmart circulating

An Abilene resident isn’t particularly pleased about a third Walmart coming to town – and he’s started a petition against it.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking storm chances and heat

Hot temperatures are expected for Thursday through Sunday


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