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Pickup truck plows into multiple cars at north Abilene body shop, driver runs

They took out the fence at Abilene Auto Solutions and plowed into multiple cars (Nick Bradshaw/KTXS) ABILENE, Texas - For the second night in a row, Abilene police are looking for a driver who flipped a vehicle and then ran from the scene of an accident. Police say a driver lost control of their whi

KTXS.COM - 2017-09-24 04:33:38

Abilene, Big Country death notices 9/25/2017

ABILENE Texas - Ruby Foresyth, 94, of Abilene, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017. Visitation will be Thursday, September 28, 2017, at North's Funeral Home, 242 Orange St. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday September 29, 2017 at Cedar Hill Cemetery, under the direction of North's Fun

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2017-09-25 00:00:05

Motorcycle stolen from widow of Abilene police officer killed in motorcycle crash

ABILENE, Texas - Someone stole a motorcycle that belonged to a former Abilene police officer who was killed in a 2010 motorcycle crash. Rodney Holder's wife, Ann Marie, posted on Saturday afternoon that "Rodney's motorcycle and sidecar were stolen from the garage Thursday afternoon." She later said

KTXS.COM - 2017-09-24 11:19:56

Jury selection set to begin Monday for Abilene mother charged with murder of newborn

Amber Craker, the Abilene woman accused of killing her newborn daughter in January of 2016, was indicted during July 2017 on a capital murder charge. ABILENE, TExas - Jury selection for the Amber Craker murder trial is scheduled for Monday, September 25. Amber Craker is set to stand trial for murde

KTXS.COM - 2017-09-24 23:09:22

Wet, cooler weather will bring fall feel to Abilene

Mother Nature finally paid attention to the calendar. After high temperatures in the low 90s the first two days of fall and a warm late afternoon Sunday, temperatures will tumble into the 70s this week, with solid shots of rain. A little tardy, but fall is making its arrival. "We are seeing a patter

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2017-09-24 23:49:28

North side Abilene business owner reminds of positive impacts of HWY 351 construction

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) - The construction on Interstant 20 and Highway 351 may be nearing completion, but Abilene business owners on the north side of town say they've seen a decline in business since the construction began. While many of the business owners agree the construction is beneficial to th

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-25 04:41:04

Abilene-based C-130Js part of U.S. relief effort in the Caribbean.

A small model of a C-130, tilted as if in flight, stands on a meeting table in Col. David Owens' office at Dyess Air Force Base. Not just a decoration, but a statement. The C-130 is a model of efficiency, ability and durability, he said. And at Dyess, Owens, oversees the newly upgraded 317th Airlift

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2017-09-24 02:45:06

'Santa Calls' Brunner librarian of the year in Abilene

It was Denise Brunner who asked then-Mayor Gary McCaleb years ago to read a certain book to her third-grade class at Valley View Elementary School. Can you send me the book, he asked. "I have a little surprise for you," she told him. Imagine the mayor's surprise when, during his reading, he discover

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2017-09-24 23:45:03

Parent claims staffer involved in pep rally brawl bullied students

ABILENE, Texas - A concerned parent claims that the staffer involved in a brawl with a Sweetwater High School student bullied her son and other students in the past. The fight broke out Friday morning at the school's pep rally between a staffer and a student. The altercation was recorded on someone'

KTXS.COM - 2017-09-24 02:23:15

Fired by Trump, Bharara fires back

(CNN) - A lot has changed for Preet Bharara since March 11. "I'm not a different guy. I had a different job" Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York and a CNN contributor, told CNN's Bill Weir. "There's a difference in how you're supposed to input yourself when you're

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-09-24 13:22:52

At least 1 killed, 7 injured in mass shooting at Antioch church

Burnett Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch where a mass shooting occurred. NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) - At least one person was killed and seven others injured in what officials are calling a "mass casualty" incident at a church in Antioch Sunday morning. Metro police responded to the Burnette Cha

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-24 18:00:47

Failing Puerto Rico dam pushed to breaking point

Guajataca Dam in Puerto Rico, being pushed to breaking point by Maria floodwaters. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (CBS News) -- A failing dam has created a new crisis in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The 90-year-old dam is being pushed to the breaking point by floodwaters of Hurricane Maria. Tens of thousan

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-24 17:10:20

White House stonewalls Capitol Hill over records in Russia probe

(CNN) - Tension is rising between congressional investigators probing Russia meddling and the Trump administration, as the White House and Justice Department withhold a number of records sought by Capitol Hill at a critical time in the investigations. Operating on parallel tracks from special counse

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-09-25 12:57:32

Target raises minimum wage to $11 an hour, $15 by 2020

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Target is giving its workers a raise. The company announced Monday that it would increase the minimum hourly wage for all workers to $11 next month. Target also committed to a $15 minimum wage by the end of 2020. The company says the increase will also apply to the more than 10

KTXS.COM - 2017-09-25 12:47:06

It's Pence vs. Bannon in final day of Alabama Senate race

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (CNN) - Sen. Luther Strange and Roy Moore are into the final hours of a hard-fought intra-party campaign that is testing President Donald Trump's influence with Republican voters and could set the stage for a series of GOP Senate primaries next year. The final day of campaigning

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-09-25 12:33:44

McCain on his cancer prognosis: It's 'very, very serious'

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Sen. John McCain's brain cancer is "very, very serious," the Arizona Republican said in an interview Sunday night, adding that doctors told him "it's a very poor prognosis." "So I just said, 'I understand. Now we're going to do what we can, get the best doctors we can find and do

KTXS.COM - 2017-09-25 12:32:12

How NFL owners responded to Trump

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - President Trump this weekend attacked the National Football League and its players who protest during the national anthem. Many of the league's owners, executives and team presidents fired back, after the league's commissioner issued a statement on Saturday.NFL Commissioner Rog

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-09-25 12:07:22

Congress' week: Health care deadline looms

(CNN) - Once again, the Senate is focused on whether Republicans have enough votes to pass a repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. Sunday brought more signs that the chances for the Republican health care bill from Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana wer

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-09-25 11:32:37

GOP gears up for release of tax reform 'framework'

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Republicans are expected to release a framework this week of their widely-anticipated tax reform plan as the party desperately seeks a legislative victory before the end of the year. Leaders announced earlier this month they would unveil some details of the plan this week in a "co

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-09-25 11:27:40

GOP on verge of another Obamacare loss

(CNN) - The Republican effort to repeal Obamacare is once again on life support. Lawmakers return to Washington on Monday with the GOP just one more "no" vote away from having their latest effort to overhaul the Affordable Care Act scuttled. So far, two Republicans -- Sens. John McCain of Arizona an

KTXS.COM - 2017-09-25 10:41:07