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ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An Abilene bar owner has been arrested for tax fraud after allegedly under-reporting his mixed drink sales by more than $20,000. Charles Seale, 46, was booked into the Taylor County Jail Friday for False Entry/Fail to Enter in Tax Records then released after posting a ...
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - The first hydroponic greenhouse in Texas, dedicated to growing local, pesticide-free and non-GMO greens and herbs, is coming to Abilene soon. The Development Corporation of Abilene is partnering with BrightFarms to create the $17 million, 180,000 square foot ...

ABILENE, Texas — Brenda Jones Bonds Dean, 73, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Services are pending with Adams-Graham Funeral Home of ... Services are pending with North's Funeral Home, 242 Orange Street in Abilene. Totila Grandbergs. ABILENE, Texas — Totila Grandbergs, 73, ...
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) -- An Abilene woman has died from her injuries after a car hit her while she was on her bicycle, Saturday night. ... After police spoke to witnesses, they say the bicyclist, 35-year-old April Gist, of Abilene, was travelling north bound, crossing South 27th Street, between South ...
The Abilene Police Department says that the woman who was hit by an SUV while riding her bicycle in south Abilene on Saturday night has died. The Abilene Police Department has identified the victim as April Gist, 35, of Abilene. According to the Abilene Police Department, Gist was crossing South 27th Street between ...
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ABILENE, Texas -- The Abilene Police Department is offering cash rewards for information that leads to the arrest of seven suspects featured in this week's "Abilene's Wanted Criminals" video. Rewards of $250 are being offered for information that leads to the capture of any of six suspects, while a $500 reward will be ...
ABILENE, Texas -- An Abilene man with a history of working with kids has been arrested on child sex crime and child porn charges. Benjamin Russell Roberts, 24, is charged with indecency with a child and possession of child pornography. His bond was set at $150,000 on each charge. Roberts was arrested Wednesday ...
AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide rose 7 cents to reach an average $2.42 per gallon. Gasoline prices across the U.S. jumped 8 cents this week to average $2.65 per gallon. The association survey found San Antonio has the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at ...
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Police say there is an 'extremely high likelihood' more children were sexually abused by an Abilene church worker arrested for child sex crimes. Benjamin Roberts, 25, was arrested for Possession of Child Pornography and Indecency with a Child - Sexual Contact ...
ABILENE, Texas (KRBC) - An Abilene pilot encountered what he believed to be a UFO and then three others reported encountering the unexpected object as well. Usually, these reports come with cell phone recordings taken from the ground, but in this Feb. 24 incident, air traffic control communications ...
ABILENE — Brenda Martinez, 56, passed away Friday, March 23, 2018. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday March 27, 2018, at Girdner Funeral Home, 141 Elm St. in Abilene. Kelly Moore ... A graveside service will follow at 1 p.m. at Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene. Henry Pinkston.
Strother is licensed to carry her 9 millimeter in the state of Texas. But she says Congress needs to do more to prevent school shootings. "I am not against guns. I am against killing children. And I'm against weapons that we don't need on the street. It has nothing to do with whether or not we have a Second ...
Anlyn Piersall, an eighth-grade student at Craig Middle School in Abilene, Texas, reads an open letter to congress during the city's March For Our Lives Saturday, March 24, 2018. Timothy ... Caroline Macaluso, 4, carries a sign during the March for Our Lives at Abilene City Hall Saturday March 24, 2018.
The private college in West Texas, affiliated with Churches of Christ, said earlier this month it would bar student employees from dating people of the same sex. The policy already applies to faculty and staff at Abilene Christian. And a school conduct code has, for years, said sexual relations should only take ...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) A West Texas officer has shot and killed a suspect who police say pulled a gun Friday while being served with a warrant related to indecency with a child. Abilene police Sgt. Lynn Beard says the shooting happened Friday morning at an apartment complex. Beard says police were ...
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - The child sex crime suspect killed in an officer-involved shooting at an Abilene apartment complex Friday morning has been identified. Michael Leroy McGinnis, 29, was shot and killed when officers attempted to arrest him on two warrants for Indecency with a Child and a ...

Five Abilene Police Department officers are on administrative leave following a fatal officer-involved shooting of a man with a gun at a south-side ... The incident is being investigated by the Texas Rangers as well as by APD's criminal investigations division and office of professional standards, also known ...
ABILENE, Texas -- Police Chief Stan Standridge has identified the man shot and killed by police Friday while serving two warrants for indecency with a child and a warrant to revoke his probation ... Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge holds a news conference about Friday's officer-involved shooting that left one man dead.
Construction on the Abilene facility is slated to begin this summer, and the farm's fresh, local, pesticide-free and non-GMO greens and herbs will be in area grocery stores by early 2019. Abilene, TX In October 2017, the Texas Governor's Office of Economic Development and Tourism contacted the Abilene ...
BrightFarms asked targeted Texas communities for greenfield sites to construct its next greenhouse operation. The AIF worked with the DCOA to formulate a response, highlighting the land that was recently made available next to the Abilene Regional Airport. This area, Access Business Park, is being ...
COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country are up this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide average price at the pump rose 6 cents this week to reach $2.35 per gallon. Drivers across the U.S. are paying an average $2.57 per gallon of gasoline, which is ...
Coupons for 20 percent discounts for Saturday purchases were mailed to "friends and family" in Abilene. In Baird, Hanner RV Supercenter and its sister store, RVs of West Texas, are celebrating the grand opening Saturday of what they are billing as the largest RV dealership in West Texas. The dealership's ...
The Outlaws & Legends country music festival returns to Abilene's Back Porch for its 8th year on March 23 and 24. It features more acts on one stage in two days than most other fests in Texas, and affords fans an up-close music immersion experience. This year's headliner is two-time Grammy winner ...
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) - The Abilene City Council is preparing to look at finances in its upcoming meeting. City Staff has plans to increase revenue, and a few expenditures that Council will need to approve. One way to generate money is raising the admission fee at Adventure Cove. The proposal is to ...
The collision caused the Caravan and pickup to become linked and crash into a 2013 Chyrsler 300, driven by Edna Maldonado, 42, of Abilene, and a 2015 Toyota Camry, driven by Andrew Potter, 53, of Baird. The Caravan and Ram came to a stop when they collided with a semi-truck pulling a trailer ...
The Texas Our Little Miss Preliminary Pageant for Abilene was held Sunday afternoon at the Comfort Inn and Suites Regional Medical Center on Directors Parkway, with the top four winners advancing to the state competition. Girls ages zero through nine years old competed for the chance to represent Abilene at the 2018 ...
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An Abilene man accused of sexually assaulting a child multiple times a month for years has been arrested 17 years after the allegations were first reported. Kerry Sims, 47, was taken into custody last week and charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child after a case ...
ABILENE, Texas -- Family of the two sisters killed Friday morning in a crash on I-20 in Abilene has released their identities. Kaycee Morales told KTXS that Starla Lindley, 11, and Melissa-Grace Lindley, 14, of Clyde were “killed on impact” when a pickup truck rear-ended the family's minivan which had stopped to avoid the ...
The green revolution is hoping Abilene is among Texas cities interested in legalizing marijuana. An informational rally is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Abilene's H-E-B Grocery, 1345 Barrow St. A buzz has been generating on the event's Facebook event page, titled "Cannabis Open Carry Walk ...
COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices across Texas and the nation have dropped again this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide for unleaded was $2.26 per gallon, down 4 cents from last week. The national average is now $2.52, a decrease of 3 cents, ...
Thursday delays, cancellations and closings due to weather in Abilene area. Laura Gutschke, Abilene ... A winter ice storm that hit Abilene and the Big Country on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, created ... Abilene solid waste services - Trash collection will start late. Betty Hardwick Center ...
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Neighbors of an Abilene church worker arrested for child sex crimes say he ran a "Kid's Club" out of his home for years. 12-year-old Anastasia told KTAB and KRBC she attended the "Kid's Club" ran at 465 Cockerell Street by Benjamin Roberts and his roommates since she ...
Two children were killed in a Friday morning multiple-vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 20 between the East Business 80 and Loop 322 exits. At a regularly scheduled news conference Friday, Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge said the victims were sisters ages 11 and 14 from the Big Country area.
CEDAR PARK, Texas (KXAN) — The parents of two young boys killed in a racing crash in Cedar Park have filed a $15 million lawsuit against the drivers and their parents. Twenty-two-year-old Blake Kirkpatrick and 18-year-old Michael Hammer, of Abilene, are charged with two counts of racing on a ...


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