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JP asked not to release murdered Abilene officer's autopsy report

The preliminary autopsy report is ready for Don Russell Allen, an Abilene police officer who was found murdered in his Clyde home earlier this week.

2,200-acre Shackelford County fire now 80 percent contained

A fire has consumed 2,200 acres in Shackelford  County, about 16 miles west of Albany, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service.

Sheriff Bobby Grubbs

Brown County Sheriff Bobby Grubbs taken off life support

Longtime Brown County Sheriff Bobby Grubbs was taken off life support about 2 p.m. Wednesday to move to hospice care, his Chief Deputy Bobby Duvall said.

House catches fire in Ovalo, roof collapses

A house fire sent smoke plumes into the air in southwest Taylor County Wednesday.

(img1)Viewer Video: Car going wrong way on Hwy 277 toward Anson

Viewer Video: Car going wrong way on Hwy 277 toward Anson

KTXS viewer Dusty Bowden of Merkel captured this video of a car heading the wrong way on Hwy 277 toward Anson. A police unit ultimately catches up with it and pulls it over.

Sheriff Bobby Grubbs

Plans made to move Brown County sheriff to hospice care

Brown County Sheriff Bobby Grubbs is in critical condition at  Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, hospital spokeswoman Lynne Bruton said Tuesday afternoon.

Albany city manager resigns after mutual agreement with council

Albany's city manager, David Denman, resigned his position in an agreement with the city, according to a news release sent out Tuesday.

Water restrictions

Breckenridge residents must boil water again

Only one week after the city of Breckenridge lifted stage four water restrictions, residents must boil their water again.

Death investigation

Police: Off-duty Abilene officer found dead, death 'suspicious'

An off-duty Abilene police officer was found dead Monday evening in his residence on Yucca Drive in south Clyde.

Sweetwater Reporter: Man gets 40 years for sexual assault of child

A Sweetwater man received a sentence of 40 years in prison last week for the sexual assault of a child.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking a rise in temperatures

We could see upper 90s again this weekend