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Red Cross takes their Home Fire Campaign to Sweetwater

SWEETWATER, Texas (KTAB) - You may hate your smoke detector when you burn dinner but in a real fire it can save your life. The Red Cross started their Home Fire Campaign in 2014 putting smoe detectors in homes across the country. It has saved more than 300 lives so far and they took their campaign t


Wylie girls pull away from Snyder, remain perfect in district

The Wylie girls basketball team went on a run to end the first half and to start the third quarter to pull away from Snyder in Friday's 76-44 District 5-4A win at Bulldog Gym. The Lady Bulldogs trailed at the end of the first quarter, but got things going the rest of the way to remain perfect throug


Old rivalry between Roby, Rotan shifts to the basketball court

ROBY - Between 1924 and 2011, it stood as one of the most intense football rivalries in the Big Country, if not Texas as a whole. Known by some as the "Fisher County War," the annual meeting between the neighboring towns of Rotan and Roby was a natural breeding ground for competition. Separated by j


Hot air balloon event held this weekend in Sweetwater

Sweetwater kicked off its third annual Float Fest Saturday morning at Newman Park. The small hot air balloon rally includes sponsor flights, a tether balloon and more. The tether balloon is set up for the public to enjoy. It's $5 for kids and $10 for adults. If you missed it Saturday you still have


Abilene, Big Country death notices 1/11/2018

SNYDER, Texas - Lloyd Daniel Ballard, 88, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring, under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home. Norval 'Glenn' Brown HASKELL, Texas - Norval "Glenn" Brow


Tracking colder air blowing in Thursday

Strong west winds below into the western half of our area late Wednesday afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms accompanied this wind shift line and I believe they helped to create even stronger winds as they moved through. The highest wind gusts reported in our area were 58 mph measured just north of


Former Sweetwater teacher, coach sentenced to 6 years for child sex crime

Kevin Oliver, sentenced to 6 years for Sexual Assault of a Child. Photo provided by TexasTech.com SWEETWATER, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A former Sweetwater middle school teacher and coach has been sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to a child sex crime. Kevin Oliver pleaded guilty to


Big Country Notebook: Haskell "Tee Pee" to be replaced

With its 90-28 win over Roscoe on Tuesday, the Haskell girls basketball team pushed its home-court winning streak to 28 straight games in HHS' vaunted "Tee Pee." What many don't realize, is that following the recent passing of a bond, Haskell's basketball venue will go into semi-retirement after ne


Buffalo man convicted of for attempted murder in Fruit Belt shooting

A Buffalo man was convicted of attempted second-degree murder after a week-long trial in Erie County Court. The jury also found Warren Meredith, 35, guilty of first-degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with a June shooting of a man in the Fruit Belt on Rose Street. The vi

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:20:52

City of Tonawanda man charged with several felonies after stealing Jeep

A City of Tonawanda man was charged Tuesday with several felonies after he allegedly stole a vehicle from a driveway on Brookside Terrace. Derek J. Schlifke, 30, of Scott Street, also used bank cards he found inside the auto, according to City of Tonawanda Police. Schlifke was arrested a week ago by

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-17 15:15:24

Another day of frigid weather, 'insignificant' lake-effect snow; warmup by the weekend

This is the typically the coldest part of the calendar in Buffalo. It'll be 10 degrees colder than average today. Wind chills Wednesday are forecast to begin the day below zero and stay in the single digits behind a cold front that passed through the Buffalo Niagara region. Wind chills are forecast

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-17 11:05:50

Buffalo man found guilty in fatal stabbing

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A 46-year-old Buffalo man has been convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend. A jury found Hillard Smith, 46, of Buffalo, guilty of first degree manslaughter, first degree burglary, third degree assault, two counts of second degree menacing, two counts of thi

WIVB - 2018-01-16 22:29:18

Gunman robs corner store on Jefferson Avenue

A masked man with a gun robbed a corner store at Jefferson and East Delavan avenues on Tuesday afternoon, according to a Buffalo police report. The thief entered the store shortly before 5:30 p.m., displayed a chrome handgun and demanded cash, according to the report. The thief was described as 6-fo

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-17 14:35:06

Suspect found hiding in washing machine

A Dunkirk man has been arrested following an investigation into a robbery and assault last year. According to Dunkirk Police, Fernando Martinez Jr., 37, of 136 Lincoln Ave., has been charged with second-degree robbery and third-degree assault. It is alleged that Martinez forcibly stole an undisclo

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Williamsville woman, 27, killed in head-on collision in Lockport

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Williamsville woman was killed in a head-on collision in Lockport Monday. New York State Police responded to the collision on Dysinger Road just west of Old Dysinger Road around 6 p.m. Investigation revealed that a 2008 Saturn Vue was traveling eastbound on Dysinger and cro

WIVB - 2018-01-16 17:40:20

Guilty plea in deadly Cheektowaga shooting

A conviction in a deadly shooting would have never happened without a federal drug arrest, according to the district attorney. BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A man from Buffalo pleaded guilty Tuesday to a manslaughter charge related to a deadly shooting in Cheektowaga back in July 2016. 43-year-old Jeffrey Brow

WGRZ TV - 2018-01-17 01:38:00

Scottsdale Airport Closed As Plane Goes Off Runway

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Scottsdale Airport closed Tuesday afternoon when a plane skidded off the runway. It was just after 4 p.m. when a Beechcraft twin-engine plane carrying two people ended up off the runway as it landed. The plane hit at least one sign as the pilot worked to bring it to a stop. No one w

PATCH - 2018-01-17 00:18:11

Woman accused of killing seven-year-old stepdaughter appears in court

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - The wife of a former Phoenix Police detective made an appearance in court Tuesday to enter her plea. Lisa Cunningham's arraignment on first-degree murder and child abuse charges was originally scheduled for two weeks ago, but she didn't show up. Cunningham is accused in the death of

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-01-17 01:00:00

Mesa officer involved in crash

MESA, Ariz - A Mesa police officer was involved in a crash Tuesday morning near Dobson Road and Southern Avenue. According to police, the officer was alert and conscious when transported to a nearby hospital. One other person was involved in the crash and was also transported as a precaution. The id

12NEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 13:46:00

MCSO: Reported missing person found dead in Sun City West canal

SUN CITY WEST, AZ - According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, a missing person has been found dead in a Sun City West canal. Officials say 79-year-old Larry Foote was located in a dry canal near 132nd Avenue and RH Johnson Boulevard. Deputies say it appears Foote appeared to have fallen fr

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-01-16 03:09:31