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Salvation Army in Abilene puts on successful Thanksgiving feast

Since 1908 the Salvation Army has opened its doors on Thanksgiving Day to anyone in need of a hot meal, and hundreds walked through those doors Thursday.

Multi-vehicle accident diverts traffic from I-20 in Abilene

Traffic on Interstate 20 in Abilene was diverted after two collisions involving 18-wheelers occurred Thursday afternoon.

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14-year-old boy struck by vehicle in north Abilene

A 14-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being struck by a car Thursday evening in Abilene.

Abilene's Nelson Park pond stocked with rainbow trout

The small pond at Nelson Park has about 150 new residents – at least, until they get caught. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department stocked the pond with rainbow trout Wednesday morning.

Phillip and Violet Walter

An Abilene couple -- Phillip and Violet Walter -- was arrested during September 2015 for the murder of Abilene police officer Don Allen.

2 indicted in Abilene police officer Don Allen's murder

A Callahan County grand jury has indicted an Abilene husband and wife  on three counts: murder, robbery and theft of a firearm. 

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Smart credit use will avoid negating Black Friday savings

Black Friday is this week, the day many people in Abilene forego sleep, fight the crowds, and search for the best deals on holiday gifts. Even though things may be 30, 40, or 50 percent off, it’s all too easy to negate those savings.

Lee Orthodontics to give 31,000 backpacks to Abilene students

An Abilene dentist’s office will give out more than 30,000 backpacks to students next week. While that will put smiles on the faces of some parents, a surprise in some of the backpacks will put a new smile on the faces of some lucky kids – a ticket for free braces.

Holiday travelers taking advantage of cheaper gas

With gas prices below $2, many travelers are hitting the road with wider smiles and fatter wallets for the holidays.

Focus to be on local shops during Small Business Saturday

Wedged between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday was created to keep money in the community and help local businesses step out of the shadow of big box stores.

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Abilene first responders treated to drive-thru treats

Abilene police officers and emergency workers were able to get a sweet treat on the way to work today.

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(img1)Tracking Storms 11-27-2015

Tracking a cold, wet, and possible icy weather in the Big Country

Areas north and west of Abilene could see freezing rain tonight as rainfall continues and temperatures fall below freezing.