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Sentencing hearing postponed for Abilene woman involved in fatal hit and run

ABILENE, Texas — Teresa Ann Dominy's sentencing hearing has been postponed for the second time since November 2018. Dominy, 65, plead guilty in October to accident involving death for killing 55-year-old Robin Caldwell with her SUV. She hit Caldwell while she was walking along the I-20 service road


Indicted: Abilene man accused of causing 'abusive head trauma' to 4-month-old child

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An Abilene man accused of causing 'abusive head trauma' to a 4-month-old child has been indicted. Caleb Collins, 27, was indicted Thursday for Injury to a Child in connection to the incident, which happened in May of 2018.


Bengal tiger dies at Abilene Zoo due to 'advanced' age

ABILENE, Texas — The Abilene Zoo is mourning the loss of its Bengal tiger. Havar passed away Friday morning. He was approximately 18-20 years old. At this time, it does not appear Havar’s death was caused by anything other than his advanced age, according to the zoo.


Abilene police need to identify credit card theft suspects

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Abilene police need help identifying two suspects accused of credit card theft. The suspects - a man and a woman - are accused of using a stolen credit card to make purchases at several different businesses in November of 2018.


Government shutdown: Abilene impacts

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) - The partial shutdown of the federal government is being felt more and more across the nation, and the Big Country is not immune. With the shutdown being about funding, it's no suprise that groups who recieve government funding to operate are on high alert.


2 current ACU football players, 1 former player accused of gang raping a female student

ABILENE, Texas — Two current Abilene Christian University football players and one former ACU football player are being accused of gang raping a female student. The three suspects are currently being investigated by the ACU Police Department.


Police: Abilene girl, 15, 'sexually exploited' by couple in North Carolina

ABILENE, Texas — A child porn investigation in Abilene ended with two people arrested in North Carolina. Abilene police say they received a tip in August about a 15-year-old girl being "sexually exploited" on social media.


North Carolina pair arrested in Abilene child porn investigation

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Two people in North Carolina have been arrested in connection to an Abilene child porn investigation. Terrell Mcilwain, 20, and Tanaszia Miller, 20, both of North Carolina, were recently arrested and are now awaiting extradition to Texas for charges of Promotion of Child


43 indicted by a Taylor County grand jury

ABILENE, Texas — A Taylor County grand jury indicted 43 people on Thursday on charges ranging from injury of a child to aggravated assault. 1. Shane McCloud – possession of methamphetamine.


Man Arrested for Trying to Attack Neighbor With a Chainsaw

ABILENE, TX-- A man was arrested for trying to attack his neighbor with a chainsaw on Wednesday. According to KTXS, Abilene Police were dispatched to a call at around 6:30 from the neighbor of 43-year-old James Wesley Key. Key was reportedly trying to attack him.


A penny for your thoughts: search for 1943 penny escalates in Abilene

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - It all started with one man putting his 1943 copper penny up for auction and now everyone's getting in on the hunt to find the winning ticket, or in this case, the winning penny.


Missing Melcher-Dallas teen found in Texas

Police investigators in south Texas have found a missing Iowa teenager on Friday. According to a release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Liberty "Libby" Boley was found Friday morning in south Texas; she was unharmed.


Cash rewards offered for info on 7 of Abilene's 'Most Wanted Criminals'

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Cash rewards are being offered for information leading to the arrest of 7 suspects wanted for various crimes in Abilene. Police are seeking these suspects for the following offenses:


New traffic-sensored cameras installed on Maple Dr. and Industrial Blvd. intersection

ABILENE, Texas (KRBC)-The first traffic sensor since ten years ago has been installed on Industrial Blvd. and Maple Dr. A ribbon cutting was held for the newly paved road of Industrial Blvd., but what's more exciting for drivers and now law enforcement are new cameras on the traffic lights. These ca


Arson displaces resident from south Abilene home

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A south Abilene resident has been displaced after an arson fire Wednesday night. Fire investigators have determined a home on the 1100 block of Jeanette Street was intentionally set on fire around 8:25 p.m., causing $5,000 worth of damage.


Search warrant: ACU student had access to dozens of files of 'child exploitation material'

ABILENE, Texas — A tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children led Abilene and ACU police to a student accused of distributing child porn from his dorm room.


FDA recalls several brands of dry dog food for toxic levels of vitamin D

ABILENE, Texas — The FDA recently recalled nine different brands of dog food for containing high levels of Vitamin D. Vitamin D is healthy for dogs, but too much of it can lead to health problems.


Substitute teachers needed in both Abilene districts

ABILENE, Texas (KRBC) - It's a job some people do part time for some extra money or just because they love teaching. It's a job schools rely heavily on, substitute teachers. "We are very thankful for the substitute teachers that we have. When a teacher is unable to be in the classroom in order for t


Airrosti provides affordable chiropractic care for Abilene

Whether you have an injury or nagging pain Dr. Nathan Schwartz with Airrosti Abilene can help with chiropractic or physical therapy treatment. We learn what he can offer to help you.


Central Abilene home hit multiple times during drive-by shooting

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A central Abilene home was hit multiple times during a drive-by shooting Tuesday morning. Seven adult victims were asleep inside the home on the 100 block of Maxwell Drive when an unknown suspect drove by and opened fire around 6:30 a.m., according to a report filed with