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Christian Campos

Three in custody after gunfire and car chase that began in a north Abilene neighborhood

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 through two counties.

STAAR testing across the Big Country

Abilene ISD snow days a small setback for STAAR test preparations

The annual STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) test is quickly approaching for local schools.

Body Shop Repair

Area auto body shops slammed with work after hundreds of wrecks in ice storm

More than 280 wrecks: If you were one that fell victim to the treacherous road conditions, chances are your vehicle is one of many at a local body shop.  So what's the wait time look like?We went to the ones who are up to their ears in repairs and asked.

Pancakes celebrated in Abilene, across nation

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GALLERY: One hurt in Callahan County crash (7 photos)

An accident at the intersection of Hwy 603 and FM 18 in Callahan County sent one person to a Big Country hospital. The accident happened just after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Callahan County Sheriff said contrary to initial scanner reports, neither car caught on fire after the accident. The driver of the car was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the truck was not injured.

Photos by Jesse Smith/KTXS News

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Crystal Whitley

Crystal Whitley

Abilene woman, 32, arrested after allegedly attacking man with ax

A 32-year-old Abilene woman is in Taylor County Jail after allegedly striking a man in the neck with an ax.

Shooting - crime

Abilene home shot at multiple times

An Abilene home was hit at least four times by bullets early Sunday morning.


Two new camels at Abilene Zoo named

The zoo’s two new female camels are now named Dakota and Sahara.


Closings & winter weather having an economic impact

A winter wonderland may be enjoyable to some, but for others, it can cause economic issues.

Trial starts for Abilene man accused of running over another man

The jury has been selected for an Abilene man accused of running over another man in a bar parking lot in January 2014.

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KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking wintry weather again Wednesday

Tracking arctic air moving back in Wednesday morning