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Arrest made for string of Abilene convenience store robberies

Police have made an arrest in a trio of early morning robberies that happened last Friday at Abilene convenience stores – all within 17 minutes.

Abilene couple arrested on charges of selling a child

An Abilene couple is now in jail for a charge you don't hear that often.

$16.25 million jackpot: 1 of 2 winning lotto tickets sold in Abilene

Check those numbers. According to the state's website: one of two winning "Lotto Texas" tickets was sold in Abilene.

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Abilene ISD instructs bus driver to take down Easter wreath

Abilene ISD officials have told bus driver Penny Downing to take the Easter wreath off the hood of her bus.

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Abilene City Council passes measures to address water crisis

The Abilene City Council passed three measures to serve as short term solutions to the dwindling water supply.

Three dog thefts this year: should you be worried about your pet?

Imagine checking your backyard to find out your four-legged best friend is gone.


Helping student fight off bullies through reading earns this week's Teacher Tribute

Bassetti Elementary teacher Pat McRoy says she had no idea she had made such a big difference in a student's life.

U.S. Department of Energy shows Abilene how they transport radioactive waste

Thursday afternoon the U.S. Department of Energy was in Abilene to show first responders and the public how they transport radioactive material.

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Wylie softball league seeks help after ex-leader arrested

The Wylie Fastpitch Softball Association is asking for the public's help.

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Dual credit program in high schools helping students prepare for college

If you have a high school junior or senior in Abilene and Wylie ISD, there is a good chance they have probably taken a college class.

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Hayden Nix: Tracking a quiet and warm Spring weekend

After a very brief cool spell, 80s return for Saturday and Sunday.