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Bees, bats at The Windsor in downtown Abilene forced to relocate

This time, it was a crew in a crane at the Windsor Apartment Homes, there to remove hives of bees and a colony of bats.

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-11-16 19:33:00

Abilene Reporter-News building on fire

Crews are currently fighting a fire at the Abilene Reporter-News building.ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) -Crews are currently fighting a fire at the Abilene Reporter-News building.Scanner traffic indicates an electrical box may have caught fire around 9:15 a.m. Flames and smoke are visible from the roof

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-11-15 15:34:56

Three people indicted in August Abilene kidnapping

Nathan Lowery, 24, of Copperas Cove, along with Abilenians Joshua Kevin Davis, 29, and Janna Michelle Calloway, 32, each were indicted on one count of aggravated kidnapping.

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-11-16 19:32:00

Things to do in Abilene next week: Work off those Thanksgiving calories

Meals can be delivered to the homebound and elderly, but must be reserved by 5 p.m. Wednesday. To request delivery, call 325-674-1328.

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-11-15 23:00:00

Abilene man accused of recording women using restroom at Whataburger indicted

TJ Paul Helser, 38, was indicted on two counts of Invasive Visual Recording Thursday. He was initially charged with 14 counts for each woman caught on the camera.

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-11-15 20:55:08

Abilene firefighters shut Cypress Street to battle roof fire

ABILENE — An electrical fire at the Abilene Reporter-News has caused the closure of Cypress Street.The fire sparked about 9 a.m. on the roof of the news building. At least six engines with the Abilene Fire Department have responded to the fire.The building has been evacuated and no injuries were imm

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-11-15 16:06:00

Abilene Police Department kicks off Operation Blue Santa

"There's a lot of kids that are hesitant to interact with police officers so it's extremely important to build relationships now in this type of environment so that they're more willing to interact with us when they see us out in public," Officer Cox said.From reading their favorite books to answeri

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-11-16 18:57:19

Late rally by Jim Ned girls basketball leads to Abilene High loss

"While we played well in the first half, we allowed their defense to force us into some bad decisions and bad shots," Aston said. "That ultimately led to them taking control of the game late,"

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-11-16 22:00:00

Abilene police arrest woman after hit-and-run

A hit-and-run collision at Will Hair Park in north Abilene resulted in the arrest of a woman on multiple charges — inhaling/possessing a volatile substance, resisting arrest, and driving while intoxicated with accident.

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-11-15 23:48:00

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

CrimeStoppers is offering $250 cash rewards for information that leads to the capture of 10 of the suspects, and a $500 cash reward is being offered for information that leads to the capture of the featured fugitive, Cash rewards will only be awarded if the information is received during the week th

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-11-15 16:11:15

Abilene man who caused fatal crash while driving drunk avoids time in prison

Daniel Trujillo Gallo, 25, of Abilene, was sentenced to 10 years of probation on Thursday.

KTXS.COM - 2018-11-15 15:29:19

3 southwest Abilene homes broken into this week: How to protect your home

"This technology allows you to answer your doorbell if it rings from wherever you are, whether you're at work, and you can do that, kinda helps maybe scare somebody off that's not supposed to be there”, said Tomlin.


A note to our readers: Newspapers may arrive later due to Abilene Reporter-News fire

Afire at the Abilene Reporter-News, which prints the San Angelo Standard-Times, may cause delays in the delivery of the print edition during the next several days.

STANDARD-TIMES - 2018-11-15 22:22:00

3 children, 1 adult burned in north Abilene house fire

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) -Three children and one adult were burned in a north Abilene house fire.The victims were inside a home on the 1700 block of Glenhaven Drive when the fire began around 9:00 a.m.At least two children were rushed to Hendrick Medical Center as a top priority, and all four vict


Man called Abilene police to complain about nightclub dancer

The man, who was swaying and had the odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath, also said that he drank four beers inside the nightclub, police stated.


Abilene man accused of sexually assaulting child multiple times

An Abilene man accused of sexually assaulting a child multiple times has been arrested.ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) -An Abilene man accused of sexually assaulting a child multiple times has been arrested.Tony Patterson, 52, was taken into custody for Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child Friday and remai


School bus crash, other wrecks hamper Abilene morning commute

The eight students on the bus, from Johnston and Lee elementary schools, were checked on the scene by EMTs and released to continue to school, said AISD spokesman Phil Ashby.


Abilene Cooper fends off feisty Abilene Christian High boys basketball team

ACHS, a Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ Class 3A school, has a little less than 400 students from pre-kindergarten through high school. Cooper, a UIL Class 5A school, has a little more than 2,000 students in Grades 9 through 12.


California family starting over in Abilene after losing everything in wildfire

Justin and Patsy Ueda packed up their young son, 4 dogs, and cat earlier this week and left their home in Paradise, California, as part of a mandatory evacuation.

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-11-14 23:09:06

Abilene woman exits shower, catches intruder attempting to break-in

The report states, "when she came out of the shower she observed a hand trying to manipulate the lock, [and] when she yelled at them the hand disappeared."