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Prairie dog exhibit returns to the Abilene Zoo

After a short hiatus the prairie dog colony exhibit at the Abilene Zoo is back in action. The zoo recently acquired eight additional prairie dogs from the El Paso Zoo

SSgt Ryan Hammond – loadmaster

SSgt Ryan Hammond – loadmaster

Air Force officials ID 4 Dyess airmen killed in Afghanistan crash

U.S. Air Force Base officials have identified the four Dyess Air Force Base airmen who were killed in a C-130J crash in eastern Afghanistan.

Car leaves road, destroys corner of Arby's in south Abilene

A car veered off of S. Clack Street and collided into a fast food building before stopping in the parking lot about 9 p.m. Saturday.

Motorcycle accident in Abilene injures child

A motorcycle crash in south Abilene led to a child being thrown to the road and injured about 8 p.m. Saturday.

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Police: Attempted abduction of Abilene ISD student didn't happen

A report by an 8-year-old Bonham Elementary School student that someone had tried to abduct her was bogus, according to Abilene police.

Ortiz Elementary 'improvement plan' on Abilene ISD agenda review

The Abilene ISD Board of Trustees will hold an agenda review meeting Monday, October 5.

Lake Kirby grounds spruced up by Abilene volunteers

The organization Keep Abilene Beautiful gathered more than 80 volunteers and spent Saturday morning cleaning up the grounds around Lake Kirby.

Cooper students raise money for breast cancer screenings

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Cooper High School football players and cheerleaders took action to help local women get mammograms.

Leaders offer condolences to Dyess AFB families after C-130J crash

State, national and local leaders are offering condolences to the families of the four Dyess Air Force Base airmen who were among 11 killed in a C-130J crash in eastern Afghanistan.

Dyess AFB official: 'Very sad day for the Dyess family'

At a news conference Friday afternoon Dyess officials said they're consoling one another and want to thank the public for all the support.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

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Tracking: Cool Monday, warm mid-week, then rainy end of week

Our work week forecast has cool, warm, dry and rainy weather in place. Check out the forecast video for when all will occur.