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  • Abilene teen killed after a party goes wrong

    Abilene teen killed after a party goes wrong

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:45:15 GMT
    19 year old Kaleb Cory.19 year old Kaleb Cory.
    Abilene, TX-A party Saturday night at the grove apartments led to the death of 19 year old Kaleb Cory, and many feel it was a senseless act of violence. "This is perceived as yet another murder, and speaking to those parents yesterday morning at Hendrick, this is their son, so let us all be mindful of that, and my heart goes out to them, i know this is a very very difficult time for them", said Chief Standridge.Police say they believe a robbery was taking place at Cory's apartment. "Mr.Cory w...
    Abilene, TX-A party Saturday night at the grove apartments led to the death of 19 year old Kaleb Cory, and many feel it was a senseless act of violence. "This is perceived as yet another murder, and speaking to those parents yesterday morning at Hendrick, this is their son, so let us all be mindful of that, and my heart goes out to them, i know this is a very very difficult time for them", said Chief Standridge.Police say they believe a robbery was taking place at Cory's apartment. "Mr.Cory w...
  • The Gardeners of Grace

    The Gardeners of Grace

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:01:50 GMT
    More and more people are starting to eat organic. But that can cost you. Some people have started growing their own fruits and vegetables at a community garden.The Gardeners of Grace meet every Saturday morning in the 900 block of Cypress Street. Gardeners of all ages are welcome. One gardener said with each visit to the garden they see growth in more ways than one.“A lot of good things happen through the influence of relationships and I think there is lots growing here,” said Joyce Dalzell.J...
    More and more people are starting to eat organic. But that can cost you. Some people have started growing their own fruits and vegetables at a community garden.The Gardeners of Grace meet every Saturday morning in the 900 block of Cypress Street. Gardeners of all ages are welcome. One gardener said with each visit to the garden they see growth in more ways than one.“A lot of good things happen through the influence of relationships and I think there is lots growing here,” said Joyce Dalzell.J...
  • Counterfeit Money Spreading to Abilene Garage Sales

    Counterfeit Money Spreading to Abilene Garage Sales

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:04 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:04:00 GMT
    Abilene, TX -- The counterfeit money is now spreading to some garage sales around town. "We’re just out here peons in a big world, trying to have a garage sale in your front yard, you don't think of anyone try to swat money from you," said resident Myrtie Downing hosting a lawn sale. "I mean I’ve heard about it, but just to show me like y'all just showed me just now, I really didn't know that." She said the thought of it circulating Abilene hadn't even crossed her mind. "I always think ...
    Abilene, TX -- The counterfeit money is now spreading to some garage sales around town. "We’re just out here peons in a big world, trying to have a garage sale in your front yard, you don't think of anyone try to swat money from you," said resident Myrtie Downing hosting a lawn sale. "I mean I’ve heard about it, but just to show me like y'all just showed me just now, I really didn't know that." She said the thought of it circulating Abilene hadn't even crossed her mind. "I always think ...
  • Rural Fire Department Struggles Over Money Disputes

    Rural Fire Department Struggles Over Money Disputes

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:17:57 GMT
    The Taylor county rural fire committee is made up of 13 volunteer fire departments. That is until recently. The Moro fire department decided they needed their own representation and split from the group.The faint sound of firefighters emergency radios can be heard in the commissioners court. For the first time in history the Moro fire department is submitting their own budget separate from the rural fire committee’s.“Our needs have changed and are a little bit different,” said Andrew Carter w...
    The Taylor county rural fire committee is made up of 13 volunteer fire departments. That is until recently. The Moro fire department decided they needed their own representation and split from the group.The faint sound of firefighters emergency radios can be heard in the commissioners court. For the first time in history the Moro fire department is submitting their own budget separate from the rural fire committee’s.“Our needs have changed and are a little bit different,” said Andrew Carter w...
  • Council Votes E-Cigs Not to be Sold to Minors, But Not Regulated in Public Places

    Council Votes E-Cigs Not to be Sold to Minors, But Not Regulated in Public Places

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:04:09 GMT
    Abilene, TX -- After hours of open discussion at today's public hearing concerning electronic cigarettes, City Council voted not to approve the regulations that would ban residents from vaping in public places. "Maybe there's a way to think outside the box, maybe there's a way to communicate with vapor stores in town, maybe there's a way that we can work together," spoke one resident and E-Cigs store owner. "But we don't know what's in it, simply do not know if it's harmful or not, we ha...
    Abilene, TX -- After hours of open discussion at today's public hearing concerning electronic cigarettes, City Council voted not to approve the regulations that would ban residents from vaping in public places. "Maybe there's a way to think outside the box, maybe there's a way to communicate with vapor stores in town, maybe there's a way that we can work together," spoke one resident and E-Cigs store owner. "But we don't know what's in it, simply do not know if it's harmful or not, we ha...
  • What School Resource Officers Do on Their 'Summer Vacation'

    What School Resource Officers Do on Their 'Summer Vacation'

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:36:49 GMT
    Abilene, TX -- School Resource Officers keep your middle school and high school children safe during the school year. It’s an exclusive job to be an SRO. With only 8 positions available, you've got to fit the right mold. "Somebody who is going to fit in well with the campus, and also the age-range they'll be working with and somebody who’s going to work well with the children and also the staff," said Lt. Joe Tauer of the Abilene Police Department Youth Division. Their number one priority...
    Abilene, TX -- School Resource Officers keep your middle school and high school children safe during the school year. It’s an exclusive job to be an SRO. With only 8 positions available, you've got to fit the right mold. "Somebody who is going to fit in well with the campus, and also the age-range they'll be working with and somebody who’s going to work well with the children and also the staff," said Lt. Joe Tauer of the Abilene Police Department Youth Division. Their number one priority...
  • A Utah girl comes to Abilene and speaks about her disability never getting in the way of her dreams

    A Utah girl comes to Abilene and speaks about her disability never getting in the way of her dreams

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:49:34 GMT
    Amberley SnyderAmberley Snyder
    Abilene, TX- Fouryears ago Amberley Snyderthought she had the world at the palm of her hands but an accident changed her life forever."This is it, I'm gonna die right here and there's absolutely nothing I can do about it", said Snyder about her thoughts while the accident was happening. The car accident that through her from her passenger window paralyzed her from the waist down. "Neck brace, oxygen, broken back, not a good prognoses", said Snyder. But being told she'd probably never walk aga...
    Abilene, TX- Fouryears ago Amberley Snyderthought she had the world at the palm of her hands but an accident changed her life forever."This is it, I'm gonna die right here and there's absolutely nothing I can do about it", said Snyder about her thoughts while the accident was happening. The car accident that through her from her passenger window paralyzed her from the waist down. "Neck brace, oxygen, broken back, not a good prognoses", said Snyder. But being told she'd probably never walk aga...
  • Operation Tangled Web Leads to Dozens of Arrests in Brown County

    Operation Tangled Web Leads to Dozens of Arrests in Brown County

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-07-18 23:34:02 GMT
    A crime ring in Brown County took a serious hit after 65 law officers from 9 different agencies took part in Operation Tangled Web this morning. This operation has been in the works for over two years and lead to 45 different indictments. Officials say these 45 people are part of an organized drug trafficking ring that moved mostly methamphetamine around the Brown County area. Police ended up arresting others involved in this ring as well, taking the total number of arrests to 53 and the numb...
    A crime ring in Brown County took a serious hit after 65 law officers from 9 different agencies took part in Operation Tangled Web this morning. This operation has been in the works for over two years and lead to 45 different indictments. Officials say these 45 people are part of an organized drug trafficking ring that moved mostly methamphetamine around the Brown County area. Police ended up arresting others involved in this ring as well, taking the total number of arrests to 53 and the numb...
  • Renovations at Crockett are Getting Started

    Renovations at Crockett are Getting Started

    Thursday, July 17 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-07-17 18:38:24 GMT
    The old Crockett Elementary school is being renovated to house the early head start program. Right now there are four locations for early head start and head start programs. But once construction is completed there will only be two locations.Children in the early head start program will have a new view in the upcoming months. Construction coordinator Joe Humphrey said the project has faced many challenges but it is finally coming together.“It has been a dream to finish this up and move childr...
    The old Crockett Elementary school is being renovated to house the early head start program. Right now there are four locations for early head start and head start programs. But once construction is completed there will only be two locations.Children in the early head start program will have a new view in the upcoming months. Construction coordinator Joe Humphrey said the project has faced many challenges but it is finally coming together.“It has been a dream to finish this up and move childr...
  • Global Samaritan Group Goes to the Border

    Global Samaritan Group Goes to the Border

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:06:42 GMT
    The border crises has many Americans taking sides. Some reports estimate there are 35,000 illegal immigrants crossing over the border every month many of them unaccompanied minors.A few people from the Global Samaritan group left the Big Country Wednesday to deliver donations to woman and children.Wes Rasbury is an intern for Global Samaritan group. He is helping pack all the donations Abilene residents gave them to take to McAllen.They have collected baby bottles, Sippy cups and women and ch...
    The border crises has many Americans taking sides. Some reports estimate there are 35,000 illegal immigrants crossing over the border every month many of them unaccompanied minors.A few people from the Global Samaritan group left the Big Country Wednesday to deliver donations to woman and children.Wes Rasbury is an intern for Global Samaritan group. He is helping pack all the donations Abilene residents gave them to take to McAllen.They have collected baby bottles, Sippy cups and women and ch...
  • City Sells Lots at Lake Ft. Phantom

    City Sells Lots at Lake Ft. Phantom

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:50:28 GMT
    The lots at Lake Fort Phantom Hill have been leased to residents for decades. Administrators at the city decided to start selling the lots in 2009. But it has taken the city years to give home owners their offer letters. Because of the city’s slow pace home owners have to pay more.Faith Gage lives at the Lake and to say she has wanted the chance to buy her leased lot for a long time would be an understatement.“We ended up with a 32 year lease,” said Gage. “And guess what we have been here for...
    The lots at Lake Fort Phantom Hill have been leased to residents for decades. Administrators at the city decided to start selling the lots in 2009. But it has taken the city years to give home owners their offer letters. Because of the city’s slow pace home owners have to pay more.Faith Gage lives at the Lake and to say she has wanted the chance to buy her leased lot for a long time would be an understatement.“We ended up with a 32 year lease,” said Gage. “And guess what we have been here for...
  • Woman arrested in Rescue the Animals "worst ever" animal cruelty case

    Woman arrested in Rescue the Animals "worst ever" animal cruelty case

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:57:04 GMT
    Doneil Lee Strawbridge, charged with cruelty to non-livestock animals.Doneil Lee Strawbridge, charged with cruelty to non-livestock animals.
    Eastland, TX- The Eastland Sheriff's Office has now released the mug shot of the woman arrested in connection to this case. Her name is Doneil Lee Strawbridge. They say she is a relative of the woman who owned the home that died. Drawbridge was living in the home with her young children without working facilities. There were 25 dogs found on the property 19 of which were still living. According to rescue the animals investigators the animals had little to no food and water and were infested ...
    Eastland, TX- The Eastland Sheriff's Office has now released the mug shot of the woman arrested in connection to this case. Her name is Doneil Lee Strawbridge. They say she is a relative of the woman who owned the home that died. Drawbridge was living in the home with her young children without working facilities. There were 25 dogs found on the property 19 of which were still living. According to rescue the animals investigators the animals had little to no food and water and were infested ...
  • Construction Starts on the new Bowie Campus

    Construction Starts on the new Bowie Campus

    Thursday, July 10 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:47:56 GMT
    If your child is going to Bowie Elementary this coming school year they are in for some big changes. Construction has started and a new Bowie campus is being built right next to the old one.Joe Humphery is the construction coordinator for Abilene ISD. He said the project will cost nearly ten million dollars.He said once the building is complete the 10 million-dollar-price-tag will be will be tax money well spent.“This is a 1951 building we have heating and air-conditioning problems,” said Hum...
    If your child is going to Bowie Elementary this coming school year they are in for some big changes. Construction has started and a new Bowie campus is being built right next to the old one.Joe Humphery is the construction coordinator for Abilene ISD. He said the project will cost nearly ten million dollars.He said once the building is complete the 10 million-dollar-price-tag will be will be tax money well spent.“This is a 1951 building we have heating and air-conditioning problems,” said Hum...
  • Brownwood Gets a new Task Force

    Brownwood Gets a new Task Force

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-07-09 23:34:19 GMT
    The city of Brownwood is preparing for a new task force to move in. The Texas AM Forest service is building a new branch in the town to help the Big Country with wildfires.Firefighters reported to the Texas AM Forest service center in Merkel to start training this week.They are learning how wildfires spread and how to stop them. Shannon Stineman has been a volunteer firefighter for 13 years. She is now training to become part of the Brownwood task force.“(I hope) to save my life and save othe...
    The city of Brownwood is preparing for a new task force to move in. The Texas AM Forest service is building a new branch in the town to help the Big Country with wildfires.Firefighters reported to the Texas AM Forest service center in Merkel to start training this week.They are learning how wildfires spread and how to stop them. Shannon Stineman has been a volunteer firefighter for 13 years. She is now training to become part of the Brownwood task force.“(I hope) to save my life and save othe...
  • How has the Hail Storm Affected Abilene's Economy

    How has the Hail Storm Affected Abilene's Economy

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-07-09 01:14:35 GMT
    The silver lining is finally surfacing through the rain and clouds left by the hail storm that took Abilene residents by surprise nearly three weeks ago. Nancy Liles works for the Abilene convention bureau. The more than 3000 hotels in Abilene are supposed to report their occupancy numbers to Liles every month. She said not all the reports for June are in but the few that are show the hail storm has made an impact.“It will have a positive impact as far as economic impact in to the community a...
    The silver lining is finally surfacing through the rain and clouds left by the hail storm that took Abilene residents by surprise nearly three weeks ago. Nancy Liles works for the Abilene convention bureau. The more than 3000 hotels in Abilene are supposed to report their occupancy numbers to Liles every month. She said not all the reports for June are in but the few that are show the hail storm has made an impact.“It will have a positive impact as far as economic impact in to the community a...
  • The Beef check has been approved and the cattle industry is behind it full force

    The Beef check has been approved and the cattle industry is behind it full force

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-07-09 01:08:32 GMT
    Abilene, TX- The votes for whether or not Taylor County wanted the beef check off or not were close. 48 percent of the voters were against the check off and 51 percent were for. "I think it was time that we need to get another dollar as low as the numbers are nowadays and the value of the cattle we need more money to do some more research," Marty Frey, a cattle producer."Idon't know why anyone wouldn't want to do it, it's very economical, i mean they're not asking for a lot of money," said Bu...
    Abilene, TX- The votes for whether or not Taylor County wanted the beef check off or not were close. 48 percent of the voters were against the check off and 51 percent were for. "I think it was time that we need to get another dollar as low as the numbers are nowadays and the value of the cattle we need more money to do some more research," Marty Frey, a cattle producer."Idon't know why anyone wouldn't want to do it, it's very economical, i mean they're not asking for a lot of money," said Bu...
  • One Man Dead After Firework Explosion, Town in Mourning

    One Man Dead After Firework Explosion, Town in Mourning

    Thursday, July 3 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-07-04 01:49:04 GMT
    Comanche, TX -- An explosion has a small town in mourning. Volunteers were preparing for the town of Comanche’s 24th annual fireworks display when officers said something went wrong. They had everything blocked off including the baseball field where officers say an explosion happened earlier that killed one man and injured several others. Residents said they’re in shock. “Well, you never expect anything like this but I just I never dreamed anything like this would happen in this small to...
    Comanche, TX -- An explosion has a small town in mourning. Volunteers were preparing for the town of Comanche’s 24th annual fireworks display when officers said something went wrong. They had everything blocked off including the baseball field where officers say an explosion happened earlier that killed one man and injured several others. Residents said they’re in shock. “Well, you never expect anything like this but I just I never dreamed anything like this would happen in this small to...
  • Preparing for the 4th

    Preparing for the 4th

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-07-02 23:02:32 GMT
    Abilene, TX- With the big holiday just days away many people are making their way out to the stores, buying fireworks and party supplies. But for one man running the W Fireworks booth, he says this year's sales have not been good. "It's going, pretty slowly though," said Joe Martinez, running the booth.He says there are a few safety precautions he has to take when selling his products. "Basically the arterial shells cause they shoot off and they let off the bullets back on the floor, might ca...
    Abilene, TX- With the big holiday just days away many people are making their way out to the stores, buying fireworks and party supplies. But for one man running the W Fireworks booth, he says this year's sales have not been good. "It's going, pretty slowly though," said Joe Martinez, running the booth.He says there are a few safety precautions he has to take when selling his products. "Basically the arterial shells cause they shoot off and they let off the bullets back on the floor, might ca...
  • Hendrick and Blue Cross still have not met an agreement

    Hendrick and Blue Cross still have not met an agreement

     

  • Hendrick and Blue Cross still have not met an agreement

    Hendrick and Blue Cross still have not met an agreement

    Friday, June 27 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-06-27 22:55:44 GMT
    Abilene, TX- "Both sides are still talking and we certainly hope to see a resolution the deadline is actually midnight Monday night,"said Dr. Robert Morrow the Senior Medical Director for Blue Cross Blue Shield. Blue Cross is in Abilene making final negotiations with Hendrick Medical Center to see if they can meet an agreement."If Hendrick chooses to leave our network, it's very important that our members know that we're there to make this as smooth a transition as possible,"said Morrow. And ...
    Abilene, TX- "Both sides are still talking and we certainly hope to see a resolution the deadline is actually midnight Monday night,"said Dr. Robert Morrow the Senior Medical Director for Blue Cross Blue Shield. Blue Cross is in Abilene making final negotiations with Hendrick Medical Center to see if they can meet an agreement."If Hendrick chooses to leave our network, it's very important that our members know that we're there to make this as smooth a transition as possible,"said Morrow. And ...
  • Abilene man arrested for sexually assaulting 13 year old girl

    Abilene man arrested for sexually assaulting 13 year old girl

    Thursday, June 26 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-06-27 00:24:41 GMT
    Abilene, TX- 31 year old John Morales was arrested after an investigation that began in December of 2013 was completed. A 13 year old girl gave birth to a premature baby that later died in December. According to police reports the circumstances seemed suspicious. During the investigation Morales admitted to having sex with the girl several times and the DNA results proved he was the father of the deceased baby. He was charged with continuous sexual assault with a child and his bond is set at ...
    Abilene, TX- 31 year old John Morales was arrested after an investigation that began in December of 2013 was completed. A 13 year old girl gave birth to a premature baby that later died in December. According to police reports the circumstances seemed suspicious. During the investigation Morales admitted to having sex with the girl several times and the DNA results proved he was the father of the deceased baby. He was charged with continuous sexual assault with a child and his bond is set at ...
  • Abilene man sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a young girl

    Abilene man sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a young girl

    Thursday, June 26 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-06-27 00:17:57 GMT
    Abilene, TX- 31 year old Rodney Lee Junior was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday in the 104th District Court. On Wednesday he was found guilty to continuous sexual assault of a nine year old girl. According to police reports he sexually assaulted the young girl multiple times.His address was listed as Dyess Air Force Base but he was not an airman. The young girl told her mother about the assaults. During the investigation Lee admitted to sexually assaulting the nine year old.
    Abilene, TX- 31 year old Rodney Lee Junior was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday in the 104th District Court. On Wednesday he was found guilty to continuous sexual assault of a nine year old girl. According to police reports he sexually assaulted the young girl multiple times.His address was listed as Dyess Air Force Base but he was not an airman. The young girl told her mother about the assaults. During the investigation Lee admitted to sexually assaulting the nine year old.
  • Enhancements to South 1st Street almost done

    Enhancements to South 1st Street almost done

    Thursday, June 26 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-06-27 00:01:32 GMT
    Abilene, TX- South First Street has seen quite a bit of change recently, from street lamps to sidewalks. And for one business owner, he's glad it happened right in front of his business. "It's been a great thing to happen in front of my studio, I couldn't have done it better myself," said Steve Butman, owner of Steve Butman Photography.Butman owns a photography studio right on South First Street and feels safer now with the brighter lights and crosswalks, after having a bad break in a few yea...
    Abilene, TX- South First Street has seen quite a bit of change recently, from street lamps to sidewalks. And for one business owner, he's glad it happened right in front of his business. "It's been a great thing to happen in front of my studio, I couldn't have done it better myself," said Steve Butman, owner of Steve Butman Photography.Butman owns a photography studio right on South First Street and feels safer now with the brighter lights and crosswalks, after having a bad break in a few yea...
  • Anson man cited for unknowingly letting a sex offender live in his house

    Anson man cited for unknowingly letting a sex offender live in his house

    Thursday, June 19 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-06-20 00:31:13 GMT
    Anson, TX-Will Pettijohn had a registered sex offender living in one of his rental properties but was never informed that his tennant was a sex offender. "Did I break a law?" said Pettijohn.The City of Anson is trying to collect $2,000 for every day the registered sex offender lived in his rental property. Having lived in that residence for two years, that adds up to about $740, 000. The city ordinance officer said the resident lived 981 feet from a school and according to city ordinances, yo...
    Anson, TX-Will Pettijohn had a registered sex offender living in one of his rental properties but was never informed that his tennant was a sex offender. "Did I break a law?" said Pettijohn.The City of Anson is trying to collect $2,000 for every day the registered sex offender lived in his rental property. Having lived in that residence for two years, that adds up to about $740, 000. The city ordinance officer said the resident lived 981 feet from a school and according to city ordinances, yo...
  • East land man is told he can't get a job because he's black

    East land man is told he can't get a job because he's black

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-06-19 00:29:00 GMT
    Eastland, TX- "She never gave me a chance," said 41 year old Louis Marshall Junior. Hehad been offered work by a friend which suddenly fell through he was then shocked to hear the real reason why he wasn't offered the job. "When I called him the other day he told me, he said the boss lady told him he couldn't hire a black guy," said Marshall.In the roofing company's defense the owner released an official statement: "I do not discriminate, I think one person is just as good as the other one, a...
    Eastland, TX- "She never gave me a chance," said 41 year old Louis Marshall Junior. Hehad been offered work by a friend which suddenly fell through he was then shocked to hear the real reason why he wasn't offered the job. "When I called him the other day he told me, he said the boss lady told him he couldn't hire a black guy," said Marshall.In the roofing company's defense the owner released an official statement: "I do not discriminate, I think one person is just as good as the other one, a...
  • Abilene man finds first "Hidden Cash Abilene" with his kids

    Abilene man finds first "Hidden Cash Abilene" with his kids

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-06-11 23:31:19 GMT
    John Thomas' kids holding their "hidden cash".John Thomas' kids holding their "hidden cash".
    Abilene, TX - It was in the park across from the Grace Museum where John Thomas and his kids found a surprise of sorts. It's a trend that started in larger cities like New York City and Los Angeles but after a story on "Hidden Cash" aired on World News, Thomas believes someone here in Abilene got the idea. In order to play, the twitter account posts clues as to where the hidden cash may be. "The clue said that it's downtown somewhere", said Thomas. He and his kids found the cash before the se...
    Abilene, TX - It was in the park across from the Grace Museum where John Thomas and his kids found a surprise of sorts. It's a trend that started in larger cities like New York City and Los Angeles but after a story on "Hidden Cash" aired on World News, Thomas believes someone here in Abilene got the idea. In order to play, the twitter account posts clues as to where the hidden cash may be. "The clue said that it's downtown somewhere", said Thomas. He and his kids found the cash before the se...
  • Shooting suspect gets released and has a criminal past

    Shooting suspect gets released and has a criminal past

    Friday, June 6 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-06-06 22:21:36 GMT
    Abilene, TX-Chevayae Johnson is now facing many criminal charges for his alleged involvement in a fatal shooting leaving his girlfriend dead and his newborn badly injured, but it's his past that has many wondering why he wasn't put away sooner. He's a local to Abilene and a graduate of Cooper High School, but in 2011 his life took a turn. He was arrested for allegedly shooting at two men at Kirby Lake. Police reports say rounds narrowly missed the victims' heads. He was charged with a felony ...
    Abilene, TX-Chevayae Johnson is now facing many criminal charges for his alleged involvement in a fatal shooting leaving his girlfriend dead and his newborn badly injured, but it's his past that has many wondering why he wasn't put away sooner. He's a local to Abilene and a graduate of Cooper High School, but in 2011 his life took a turn. He was arrested for allegedly shooting at two men at Kirby Lake. Police reports say rounds narrowly missed the victims' heads. He was charged with a felony ...
  • Accidents are on the rise

    Accidents are on the rise

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-06-04 00:47:41 GMT
    Abilene, TX- There have been a lot of accidents lately and there may be several different reasons why. "I always say, drive like your life depends on it", said Traffic Safety Specialist Jill Collett with the Texas Department of Public Safety. She said the summer months show a large increase in accidents because more people are on the roads.According to statistics from the Texas Department of Public Safety, since the first of the year, there have already been 1,306 crashes in Abilene alone. "T...
    Abilene, TX- There have been a lot of accidents lately and there may be several different reasons why. "I always say, drive like your life depends on it", said Traffic Safety Specialist Jill Collett with the Texas Department of Public Safety. She said the summer months show a large increase in accidents because more people are on the roads.According to statistics from the Texas Department of Public Safety, since the first of the year, there have already been 1,306 crashes in Abilene alone. "T...
  • Child safety Seat Checks

    Child safety Seat Checks

    THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES WILL CONDUCT CHILD SAFETY SEAT INSPECTIONS AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN ROTAN.
        IT'S ESTIMATED THAT FOUR OUT OF FIVE SEATS ARE NOT INSTALLED CORRECTLY.  IF YOU CAN WIGGLE THE SEAT MORE THAN AN INCH SIDE TO SIDE...OR FRONT TO BACK....IT NEEDS TO BE TIGHTENED.  OFTEN THE BEST SEATS ARE NOT THE MOST EXPENSIVE. JUST THE ONES THAT BEST FIT YOUR CHILD'S WEIGHT, SIZE AND AGE. 
      
    THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES WILL CONDUCT CHILD SAFETY SEAT INSPECTIONS AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN ROTAN.
        IT'S ESTIMATED THAT FOUR OUT OF FIVE SEATS ARE NOT INSTALLED CORRECTLY.  IF YOU CAN WIGGLE THE SEAT MORE THAN AN INCH SIDE TO SIDE...OR FRONT TO BACK....IT NEEDS TO BE TIGHTENED.  OFTEN THE BEST SEATS ARE NOT THE MOST EXPENSIVE. JUST THE ONES THAT BEST FIT YOUR CHILD'S WEIGHT, SIZE AND AGE. 
      
  • Counties are jumping on board of a cloud seeding initiative, some farmers are skeptical

    Counties are jumping on board of a cloud seeding initiative, some farmers are skeptical

    Thursday, May 29 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-05-29 22:56:35 GMT
    Haskell, TX-The city manager of Haskell Texas started a campaign of sorts with other counties to start cloud seeding. A process with much science behind it, but basically what it is is planes fly through clouds and seed them to prolong rainfall. "We need to be doing everything that we can to help safeguard a safe and abundant water supply", said Brandon Anderson, Haskell's city manager.Anderson hopinging to get six other counties on board to join in the efforts in paying for such a costly pro...
    Haskell, TX-The city manager of Haskell Texas started a campaign of sorts with other counties to start cloud seeding. A process with much science behind it, but basically what it is is planes fly through clouds and seed them to prolong rainfall. "We need to be doing everything that we can to help safeguard a safe and abundant water supply", said Brandon Anderson, Haskell's city manager.Anderson hopinging to get six other counties on board to join in the efforts in paying for such a costly pro...
  • Local Nursing home gets sited by Department of Health, locals are outraged

    Local Nursing home gets sited by Department of Health, locals are outraged

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-05-28 23:16:10 GMT
    Abilene, TX- A copy of a Department of Health and Human Services report was posted to a Nursing Homes Abuse Advocate website just two days ago titled ICU nurses vomit after seeing neglect of resident upon admission to the hospital.The report states a resident of care inn was admitted to the icu of a local hospital on march 19th of 2013. It then says, in quote, "the facility failed to ensure resident #3 (did not suffer) from a urinary tract infection that became septic on march 19th, 2013. The...
    Abilene, TX- A copy of a Department of Health and Human Services report was posted to a Nursing Homes Abuse Advocate website just two days ago titled ICU nurses vomit after seeing neglect of resident upon admission to the hospital.The report states a resident of care inn was admitted to the icu of a local hospital on march 19th of 2013. It then says, in quote, "the facility failed to ensure resident #3 (did not suffer) from a urinary tract infection that became septic on march 19th, 2013. The...
  • Large rains don't help drought as much as was hoped

    Large rains don't help drought as much as was hoped

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-05-28 00:03:40 GMT
    Abilene, TX- Over the weekend Abilene received heavy rains but according to the city's Water Utilities Department, it wasn't enough to bring us out of a drought. "Total supply of Abilene this was a big rain event for us and OH Ivie", said Wayne Lisenbee, the Assistant Director for Water Utilities."Ivie was a very significant rainfall, they've come up about 8.9 feet which is approximately again round numbers, about 12 billion gallons of water", ssaidLisenbee.12 billion gallons, that seems like...
    Abilene, TX- Over the weekend Abilene received heavy rains but according to the city's Water Utilities Department, it wasn't enough to bring us out of a drought. "Total supply of Abilene this was a big rain event for us and OH Ivie", said Wayne Lisenbee, the Assistant Director for Water Utilities."Ivie was a very significant rainfall, they've come up about 8.9 feet which is approximately again round numbers, about 12 billion gallons of water", ssaidLisenbee.12 billion gallons, that seems like...
  • Memorial Day service at Veteran's Cemetery

    Memorial Day service at Veteran's Cemetery

    Monday, May 26 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-05-26 23:17:13 GMT
    Grave of a fallen soldier at the Texas Veteran's Memorial Cemetery.Grave of a fallen soldier at the Texas Veteran's Memorial Cemetery.
    Abilene, TX- It was a beautiful sunny day to remember the lives of those who paid the ultimate price for their country. And for one veteran he say's it's about remembering the families who supported the soldiers. "On these memorial days I don't want to ever forget my mother."and for other's it's about remembering the friends they lost", B.J. Shirley, World War II Veteran.And for others, today was about remembering the friends they lost. "We've lost a lot of people, none of them were less than...
    Abilene, TX- It was a beautiful sunny day to remember the lives of those who paid the ultimate price for their country. And for one veteran he say's it's about remembering the families who supported the soldiers. "On these memorial days I don't want to ever forget my mother."and for other's it's about remembering the friends they lost", B.J. Shirley, World War II Veteran.And for others, today was about remembering the friends they lost. "We've lost a lot of people, none of them were less than...
  • Police confirm victims in Anson murder-suicide were not related

    Police confirm victims in Anson murder-suicide were not related

    Friday, May 23 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-05-23 22:42:23 GMT
    Anson, TX- Chief David Moore with the Anson Police Department has just confirmed that the two female victims in the murder-suicide . He told us the two female victims in yesterday's report on the murder/suicide were not cousins but possibly romantically involved. He said they've been together in some sense since they were 14 years old. The Chief was able to contact one of the victim's family members in Washington state but has come to a dead end with any family for the other victim. The autop...
    Anson, TX- Chief David Moore with the Anson Police Department has just confirmed that the two female victims in the murder-suicide . He told us the two female victims in yesterday's report on the murder/suicide were not cousins but possibly romantically involved. He said they've been together in some sense since they were 14 years old. The Chief was able to contact one of the victim's family members in Washington state but has come to a dead end with any family for the other victim. The autop...
  • Animal Services talks about preventing dog attacks

    Animal Services talks about preventing dog attacks

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-05-21 01:06:37 GMT
    ABILENE, TX-Pit-bullsare one breed that have a reputation for being aggressive, but some may beg to differ. A dog owner,Jim Richard was walking his dogs at the local dog park said,"I think they're wonderful sweet loving dogs, it just depends on how they've been raised and their history, if they've had a traumatic experience or they've been raised to be guard dogs or something like that."Another dog owner, Jason Foster said, "Ithink that they're naturally dangerous that's just my opinion becau...
    ABILENE, TX-Pit-bullsare one breed that have a reputation for being aggressive, but some may beg to differ. A dog owner,Jim Richard was walking his dogs at the local dog park said,"I think they're wonderful sweet loving dogs, it just depends on how they've been raised and their history, if they've had a traumatic experience or they've been raised to be guard dogs or something like that."Another dog owner, Jason Foster said, "Ithink that they're naturally dangerous that's just my opinion becau...
  • Southwest Jones County Residents fed up with Taxes

    Southwest Jones County Residents fed up with Taxes

    Monday, May 12 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-05-13 01:33:50 GMT
    Members of the Southwest Jones County Tax Payers RevoltMembers of the Southwest Jones County Tax Payers Revolt
    ABILENE, TX- "We're fed up, and we've had all that we're gonna take," said Darrell Ueckert a resident in Jones County. For the past 40 years residents in Jones County have been paying taxes to the Hamlin Hospital District which many say doesn't serve them at all."It's just a lot of resentment that our tax money just goes for absolutely no services," said Marla Flint another tax payer in Jones County. Several resident have created a group which they call the Southwest Jones County Tax Payer Re...
    ABILENE, TX- "We're fed up, and we've had all that we're gonna take," said Darrell Ueckert a resident in Jones County. For the past 40 years residents in Jones County have been paying taxes to the Hamlin Hospital District which many say doesn't serve them at all."It's just a lot of resentment that our tax money just goes for absolutely no services," said Marla Flint another tax payer in Jones County. Several resident have created a group which they call the Southwest Jones County Tax Payer Re...
  • Females and Firearms on the rise

    Females and Firearms on the rise

    Thursday, May 8 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-05-09 01:23:30 GMT
    Abilene, TX- "Someone came into my apartment when my daughter was an infant and Ihad to use my shotgun", said Cat Colson owner of Heart of Texas Guns. She says she's seen a lot more women coming in for guns and wanting to learn how to use them. She said she's known how to shoot a gun since she was a little girl but after she had to use one on another person her views changed.She is also the chair of the Well Armed Woman of Abilene but she says its how you feel once you carry a weapon that rea...
    Abilene, TX- "Someone came into my apartment when my daughter was an infant and Ihad to use my shotgun", said Cat Colson owner of Heart of Texas Guns. She says she's seen a lot more women coming in for guns and wanting to learn how to use them. She said she's known how to shoot a gun since she was a little girl but after she had to use one on another person her views changed.She is also the chair of the Well Armed Woman of Abilene but she says its how you feel once you carry a weapon that rea...
  • Man indicted in grand jury for murder charge

    Man indicted in grand jury for murder charge

    Thursday, May 1 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-05-01 23:03:34 GMT
    Michael Crowley, 24, charged with murder.Michael Crowley, 24, charged with murder.
    ABILENE, TX- Michael Crowley was indicted today at grand jury for a beating that led to a man's death. Crowley was arrested in January of this 2014 according to police reports. After he allegedly assaulted a man, the man died from his injuries at a local hospital. He was charged with murder and his bond was set at 100,000 dollars.
    ABILENE, TX- Michael Crowley was indicted today at grand jury for a beating that led to a man's death. Crowley was arrested in January of this 2014 according to police reports. After he allegedly assaulted a man, the man died from his injuries at a local hospital. He was charged with murder and his bond was set at 100,000 dollars.
  • Buffalo Gap resident loses 250 acres to fire

    Buffalo Gap resident loses 250 acres to fire

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-04-30 17:07:38 GMT
    ABILENE, TX- On Tuesday firefighters continued bringing in trucks of water full of thousands of gallons of water. We spoke with Norm Porman who owns land on Camp Barkely, and lost nearly 250 acres of his land."Buffalo Gap is very blessed by some incredible men that came out and were really risking their lives", said Porman. And the firefighters continued fighting the fire into the night and today."When a large part of buffalo gap lost it's power, I thought something might have been happening"...
    ABILENE, TX- On Tuesday firefighters continued bringing in trucks of water full of thousands of gallons of water. We spoke with Norm Porman who owns land on Camp Barkely, and lost nearly 250 acres of his land."Buffalo Gap is very blessed by some incredible men that came out and were really risking their lives", said Porman. And the firefighters continued fighting the fire into the night and today."When a large part of buffalo gap lost it's power, I thought something might have been happening"...
  • 65 year-old Abilene man arrested for Child Sexual Assault charges

    65 year-old Abilene man arrested for Child Sexual Assault charges

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-30 17:05:15 GMT
    Frank Johnson, 65.  Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault on a ChildFrank Johnson, 65. Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault on a Child
    ABILENE, TX- According the Abilene Police Department, 65 year-old Frank Chester Johnson has been arrested on child sexual assault charges. Allegations conclude that a 14 year-old girl was being abused by Johnson for the course of a year or more. Abilene Police Department's public information officer George Spindler says, the case was forwarded to the District Attorney's office earlier this year resulting in a warrant for Johnson's arrest. He was located and arrested for the warrant, 1st Degre...
    ABILENE, TX- According the Abilene Police Department, 65 year-old Frank Chester Johnson has been arrested on child sexual assault charges. Allegations conclude that a 14 year-old girl was being abused by Johnson for the course of a year or more. Abilene Police Department's public information officer George Spindler says, the case was forwarded to the District Attorney's office earlier this year resulting in a warrant for Johnson's arrest. He was located and arrested for the warrant, 1st Degre...
  • Teen arrested after fight at Mall of Abilene

    Teen arrested after fight at Mall of Abilene

    Aaron Green, 19, arrested for assault on a public servant, public intoxication and disorderly conduct.Aaron Green, 19, arrested for assault on a public servant, public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
    ABILENE, TX- 19 year-old Aaron Green was asked by security to leave the mall for a disturbance he was involved in. Green punched one officer twice in the chest, the second officer was punched in the face. When the Abilene Police Department arrived, Green was yelling and using explicit language around children. Green was found to be intoxicated and taken to a local hospital. He was then booked into the county jail. The Mall of Abilene was unable to comment on what their policies are for these ...
    ABILENE, TX- 19 year-old Aaron Green was asked by security to leave the mall for a disturbance he was involved in. Green punched one officer twice in the chest, the second officer was punched in the face. When the Abilene Police Department arrived, Green was yelling and using explicit language around children. Green was found to be intoxicated and taken to a local hospital. He was then booked into the county jail. The Mall of Abilene was unable to comment on what their policies are for these ...
  • ACU celebrates Gary McCaleb's 50 years with the university

    ACU celebrates Gary McCaleb's 50 years with the university

    Abilene, TX- Members of the community gathered today to honor Abilene Christian University's Dr. Gary McCaleb for serving 50 years with the university. It was a joyous and emotional day for Dr. Mccaleb as the event was a complete surprise to him. He shed tears reminising on moments he shared with former baseball teammates. The theme for the ceremony was centered around baseball. There were baseball's placed in vases on the tables donated by the baseball team. Former classmates and collegues ...
    Abilene, TX- Members of the community gathered today to honor Abilene Christian University's Dr. Gary McCaleb for serving 50 years with the university. It was a joyous and emotional day for Dr. Mccaleb as the event was a complete surprise to him. He shed tears reminising on moments he shared with former baseball teammates. The theme for the ceremony was centered around baseball. There were baseball's placed in vases on the tables donated by the baseball team. Former classmates and collegues ...
  • DPS Gang Assessment shows gang activity in Taylor County

    DPS Gang Assessment shows gang activity in Taylor County

    Abilene, TX- The Department of Public Safety released this yesterday, emphasizing there are over 100,000 gang memberships across the state. We contacted the Abilene Police Department and Chief Standridge
    Abilene, TX- The Department of Public Safety released this yesterday, emphasizing there are over 100,000 gang memberships across the state. We contacted the Abilene Police Department and Chief Standridge
  • Anson residents may be forced to move due to federal rent increase

    Anson residents may be forced to move due to federal rent increase

    Abilene, TX- Residents in a specific area in Anson received a letter late last week from the Housing Authority, stating that their rent would be doubled by June. "Right now I do not understand my government",
    Abilene, TX- Residents in a specific area in Anson received a letter late last week from the Housing Authority, stating that their rent would be doubled by June. "Right now I do not understand my government",
  • Zoo re-opens Reptile Exhibit

    Zoo re-opens Reptile Exhibit

    Abilene, TX- The Abilene Zoo re-opened their doors today to the newly renovated Reptile House. The new additions include new wall coverings, new flooring and new species exhibits. One Reptile Keeper Tony
    Abilene, TX- The Abilene Zoo re-opened their doors today to the newly renovated Reptile House. The new additions include new wall coverings, new flooring and new species exhibits. One Reptile Keeper Tony
  • Global Samaritan welcome Condoleezza Rice as speaker

    Global Samaritan welcome Condoleezza Rice as speaker

    Abilene, TX- On Thursday, Global Samaritans announced Condoleezza Rice will be their guest speaker in November.  Executive Director Danny Sims said all he did was send her a letter about Abilene and the
    Abilene, TX- On Thursday, Global Samaritans announced Condoleezza Rice will be their guest speaker in November.  Executive Director Danny Sims said all he did was send her a letter about Abilene and the
  • Man assaults father with

    Man assaults father with

    Abilene, TX- Early this morning, police received a call that a man had allegedly been assaulted with a hammer.  Benito Madrid was arrested and charged with aggravated assault against a family member and
    Abilene, TX- Early this morning, police received a call that a man had allegedly been assaulted with a hammer.  Benito Madrid was arrested and charged with aggravated assault against a family member and
  • Vehicle accidents on the rise

    Vehicle accidents on the rise

    Abilene, TX- In the early afternoon on April 16th two pickup trucks collided near the intersection of South Treadaway and Ben Rickey Drive.  The two vehicles were severely damaged and towed from the scene.
    Abilene, TX- In the early afternoon on April 16th two pickup trucks collided near the intersection of South Treadaway and Ben Rickey Drive.  The two vehicles were severely damaged and towed from the scene.
  • ACU finishes fake ticket investigation, students won't press charges

    ACU finishes fake ticket investigation, students won't press charges

    Abilene, TX- Earlier today, Abilene Christian University released a statement regarding the fake parking tickets placed on students cars several weeks ago.  The tickets were racially and sexually offensive
    Abilene, TX- Earlier today, Abilene Christian University released a statement regarding the fake parking tickets placed on students cars several weeks ago.  The tickets were racially and sexually offensive
  • Car thefts on the rise

    Car thefts on the rise

    Abilene, TX- Since April 10th there have been five stolen vehicles not recovered.  The cars were all stolen within 11 miles of each other.  The farthest distance being from Nonesuch Road to Trailway Drive.
    Abilene, TX- Since April 10th there have been five stolen vehicles not recovered.  The cars were all stolen within 11 miles of each other.  The farthest distance being from Nonesuch Road to Trailway Drive.
  • Woman arrested for stealing $18,000 in jewelry

    Woman arrested for stealing $18,000 in jewelry

    Abilene, TX- 43 year-old Brandie Beaschochia was allegedly stealing jewelry from homes she was providing cleaning services for. She confessed to stealing the jewelry and selling it at a gold buying shop.
    Abilene, TX- 43 year-old Brandie Beaschochia was allegedly stealing jewelry from homes she was providing cleaning services for. She confessed to stealing the jewelry and selling it at a gold buying shop.
  • Schools to implement more security in schools

    Schools to implement more security in schools

    Abilene, TX- Since the mass stabbing earlier this week in Pennsylvania, you may be wondering what local schools policies are if an incident were to happen here in Abilene. Martinez Elementary has only
    Abilene, TX- Since the mass stabbing earlier this week in Pennsylvania, you may be wondering what local schools policies are if an incident were to happen here in Abilene. Martinez Elementary has only
  • Man indicted for taking nude video of 15 year-old

    Man indicted for taking nude video of 15 year-old

    Abilene, TX- 33 year-old Martin Ontiveros was indicted on four counts of improper photography or visual recording.  He allegedly took nude photos and video of a 15 year-old girl without her knowing.   Ontiveros
    Abilene, TX- 33 year-old Martin Ontiveros was indicted on four counts of improper photography or visual recording.  He allegedly took nude photos and video of a 15 year-old girl without her knowing.   Ontiveros
  • Judge rules Filo Liquors will get a liquor license

    Judge rules Filo Liquors will get a liquor license

    Abilene, TX- The 42nd District Court was a full house today as many residents from Rio Mesa Drive waited to find out if Filo Liqours recieve their liquor license.  One resident Michael Trook represented
    Abilene, TX- The 42nd District Court was a full house today as many residents from Rio Mesa Drive waited to find out if Filo Liqours recieve their liquor license.  One resident Michael Trook represented
  • Home burglaries on the rise

    Home burglaries on the rise

    There have been several home burglaries lately and one of them was an aggravated robbery at the windsor place apartments. But what does the law say you can do if this happens to you? joel wilks with the
    There have been several home burglaries lately and one of them was an aggravated robbery at the windsor place apartments. But what does the law say you can do if this happens to you? joel wilks with the
  • Man shoots another man at Kirby Lake

    Man shoots another man at Kirby Lake

    Abilene, TX- According to police, Jim Bundick shot 44 year old John morrow after Bundick found his wife with Morrow in a vehicle by Kirby Lake. The two men got into an altercation, and Bundick shot Morrow
    Abilene, TX- According to police, Jim Bundick shot 44 year old John morrow after Bundick found his wife with Morrow in a vehicle by Kirby Lake. The two men got into an altercation, and Bundick shot Morrow
  • City Council will vote on another 10 years for Frontier Texas

    City Council will vote on another 10 years for Frontier Texas

    Abilene, TX- Today City Council announced they will be voting on April 10th to see if Frontier Texas can renew their lease for another 10 years.  The museum just celebrated their 10 year anniversary since
    Abilene, TX- Today City Council announced they will be voting on April 10th to see if Frontier Texas can renew their lease for another 10 years.  The museum just celebrated their 10 year anniversary since
  • Child Abuse Awareness Event to be held at H-E-B

    Child Abuse Awareness Event to be held at H-E-B

    Abilene, TX- On April 8th, the Abilene Police Department and members of the Child Advocacy Center will hold a Child Abuse Awareness month event in the parking lot of H-E-B.  Citizens of Taylor County are
    Abilene, TX- On April 8th, the Abilene Police Department and members of the Child Advocacy Center will hold a Child Abuse Awareness month event in the parking lot of H-E-B.  Citizens of Taylor County are
  • Snyder murder person of interest finally found in Ohio

    Snyder murder person of interest finally found in Ohio

    Snyder, TX- On Sunday April 6th, the person of interest in the murder of 21 year-old Omar Diaz was finally located in Toledo, Ohio.  21 year- old Casandra Lopez was located by the US Marshal Service.  She
    Snyder, TX- On Sunday April 6th, the person of interest in the murder of 21 year-old Omar Diaz was finally located in Toledo, Ohio.  21 year- old Casandra Lopez was located by the US Marshal Service.  She
  • ACU students find unsettling prank tickets on cars

    ACU students find unsettling prank tickets on cars

    Abilene, TX- On March 18th many students on the Abilene Christian University campus walked out to their cars and found unsettling comments written on fake parking tickets. J Shepphard found a ticket on
    Abilene, TX- On March 18th many students on the Abilene Christian University campus walked out to their cars and found unsettling comments written on fake parking tickets. J Shepphard found a ticket on
  • Michael Higgins sentenced to 30 years

    Michael Higgins sentenced to 30 years

    Abilene, TX- The man indicted for aggravated robbery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in 2012 has now been sentenced.  Michael Higgins was found guilty Wednesday by a jury.  Early Thursday morning
    Abilene, TX- The man indicted for aggravated robbery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in 2012 has now been sentenced.  Michael Higgins was found guilty Wednesday by a jury.  Early Thursday morning
  • Man arrested and charged with intoxication assault

    Man arrested and charged with intoxication assault

    Abilene, TX- 24 year-old Jayton Glisson was arrested early Sunday morning after he hit three cars in the ihop parking lot, then drove straight into a utility pole. According to police reports, alcohol
    Abilene, TX- 24 year-old Jayton Glisson was arrested early Sunday morning after he hit three cars in the ihop parking lot, then drove straight into a utility pole. According to police reports, alcohol
  • Last day to apply for Obamacare

    Last day to apply for Obamacare

    Abilene, TX- The controversial healthcare plan has caused an uproar across the country and some locals i spoke with have mixed feelings about applying. When I asked retired school teacher, Gerald Bint
    Abilene, TX- The controversial healthcare plan has caused an uproar across the country and some locals i spoke with have mixed feelings about applying. When I asked retired school teacher, Gerald Bint
  • Snyder murder victim's missing car found

    Snyder murder victim's missing car found

    Abilene, TX- Last week 21 year-old Omar Diaz was found dead in his Snyder home. Snyder police say they have now located his missing vehicle in the Lubbock area. Although the vehicle was found, Cassandra
    Abilene, TX- Last week 21 year-old Omar Diaz was found dead in his Snyder home. Snyder police say they have now located his missing vehicle in the Lubbock area. Although the vehicle was found, Cassandra
  • DPS searching for a person of interest in Snyder murder

    DPS searching for a person of interest in Snyder murder

    Snyder, TX- The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for your help in finding a person-of-interest.  Omar Diaz of Snyder was found murdered in his home and officials believe Casandra Lopez may be
    Snyder, TX- The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for your help in finding a person-of-interest.  Omar Diaz of Snyder was found murdered in his home and officials believe Casandra Lopez may be
  • Abilene 911 soon to accept text messages

    Abilene 911 soon to accept text messages

    Abilene, TX- Abilene dispatch will soon be able to accept text messages, videos and pictures.  With a new system called Next Generation 911 anyone can text for help without making a call.  The system is
    Abilene, TX- Abilene dispatch will soon be able to accept text messages, videos and pictures.  With a new system called Next Generation 911 anyone can text for help without making a call.  The system is
  • Klapheke Trial

    Klapheke Trial

    Continuing coverage of the Tiffany Klapheke Trial
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