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National Weather Service confirms tornado touchdown in Burkett

The National Weather Service of San Angelo confirmed that Thursday night’s severe storms produced a tornado near the Coleman County town of Burkett.

May 22 storm produced 8 tornadoes in Big Spring

The NWS says there were eight tornadoes from a single storm Sunday.

City: Lake Brownwood closed, water level 2 feet over spillway

Lake Brownwood is now closed off to boaters.

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Christopher Craker

Uncle of Abilene newborn murder suspect pleads guilty

The uncle of a woman accused of killing her newborn pleaded guilty to failure to register as a sex offender Thursday in a Taylor County courtroom.

Jim Ned High School One-Act Play team wins state championship

A team of players put on their best performance for a crowd and brought a state championship to Tuscola.

Tuscola Rangers fan achieves 'once in a lifetime' dream

When Ronda Ashenfelter was named the Rangers honorary bat girl, it was a dream come true.

1 dead, 1 airlifted after collision in Nolan County

One person is dead and another was airlifted to the hospital after the car they were in veered into oncoming traffic and struck an 18-wheeler about 10 miles south of Sweetwater.

Abilene, San Angelo spellers knocked out of national spelling bee

Six-year-old Akash Vukoti of San Angelo was eliminated in Round 2. Abilene’s Jack Miller, 12,  was knocked out in Round 3.

Man counts blessings after tornadoes strike near Big Spring

The storm left his home a total loss.

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May 24 runoff election results from Abilene, Big Country, Texas

Keep updated with the latest results from the May 24 runoff elections in Abilene, the Big Country, and Texas.

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Saturday forecast: Thunderstorms in the forecast for Saturday night

We are looking at what could be an active night, here's what you can expect.