Top Stories - Abilene

Cooper High student council raises $1,000 for Nepal relief

After a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on April 25, 2015 killing thousands of people, students from Cooper High School are doing what they can to help.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch: Taylor County, Big Country until 5 a.m.

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for portions of the Big Country until 5 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

New downtown mural unveiled

Artist Rolando Diaz spent over a month painting the aquatic-themed mural.

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Fast-growing Wylie now real estate hot spot in Abilene

Wylie is a hot spot right now, and all the development means more people are moving there than any where else in town.

TxDOT reroutes traffic as construction begins on Bankhead Highway bridge

A major Abilene roadway has been closed, and it could be closed for a long time.

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Texas Drought: Where are we now?

With all of the recent rain, how has it made an impact on our long-term drought situation?

GALLERY: Driver has seizure, crashes into 4 cars in Abilene

A driver had a medical seizure and his vehicle crashed into four parked vehicles at a strip shopping center in the 3600 block of North 6th Street just after 11 a.m. Tuesday. The driver was taken to an Abilene hospital for observation. No other injuries were reported.

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Abilene man on run for murder now in jail

A 19-year-old Abilene man is now in jail on a first-degree murder charge after having evaded law enforcement since January.

Storm sends people running for cover at Abilene Memorial Day ceremony

Strong winds and rain hit right before the Memorial Day ceremony was supposed to begin at the Texas Veterans Cemetery.

TxDOT to begin construction on old Hwy 80 bridge Tuesday

Texas Department of Transportation will begin work to replace the Business I-20 US 84 bridge over Old Highway 80 (Bankhead Highway) Tuesday.

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Mark Rowlett: Severe storms Tuesday evening

A Tornado Watch is in effect until 10 PM for much of the Big Country