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Abilene police investigating homicide in South Abilene Saturday

Abilene police are investigating a possible homicide in the 900 block of Ballinger Street Saturday.

Abilene man to spend life behind bars for child abuse

A 48-year-old Abilene man was sentenced to life in prison for continued sexual abuse of a child Friday in a Taylor County court.

226 pick up diplomas from Wylie High School

Wylie High School's 226 seniors crossed the stage at ACU's Moody coliseum Friday night in commencement exercises.

Burns family home

Wounded Iraq War vet and family get keys to brand new house

A very deserving Abilene family was handed the keys to a brand new home Friday Afternoon.

Abilene, Wylie ISD: School's out for summer

Abilene and Wylie Independent School Districts celebrated the last day of the 2014-2015 school year on Friday.


Abilene treats areas for mosquitoes, people and pets benefit

The City of Abilene mosquito prevention team has been treating many areas of stagnant water this week to prevent disease.

Lake Leon residents prepping for flooding (1)

Big Country Totals: Thursday storms produce heavy rainfall

Widespread showers and gusty thunderstorms swept through West Central Texas on Thursday afternoon and evening providing appreciable rainfall for the entire region.

Christopher Browning

Christopher Browning, 22, of Abilene.

Ex-Abilene ISD cafeteria worker faces child porn possession charge

A 22-year-old Abilene man – who served as a lunchroom attendant at Johnston Elementary – faces prosecution for possession of child pornography.

Abilene family's memorial quilt found in Orlando

Social media helped the Mantanona family as Orlando police contacted the family to inform them that their missing memorial quilt was found and will be returned to the family.

Frontier Texas! in Abilene

Increase in attendance, revenue at Abilene's Frontier Texas!

Frontier Texas! in Abilene has seen an increase in attendance and overall revenue over the past two months, according to Executive Director Jeff Salmon.

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KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking storm chances again Friday night

Heavy rainfall and strong winds are the main weather dangers