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American Airlines aircraft. (credit: Joel Robine/AFP/Getty Images)

AA Jet Makes Quick Stop After Cabin-Pressure Issue

An American Airlines plane heading from Cabo San Lucas to Dallas-Fort Worth made an emergency stop in Abilene.

04/15/2014

Aubrey Bascom “Butch” Evans III, 69. (courtesy: Virginia State Police)

Virginia Murder Suspect Possibly Headed To West Texas

A Virginia man who police say killed his wife Friday might be on his way to west Texas, near Abilene.

02/01/2014

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Southwest Flight From Dallas Makes Emergency Landing

Smoke in the cockpit forced a Southwest Airlines flight, which departed from Dallas Love Field Thursday morning, to make an emergency landing in Abilene, Texas.

10/31/2013

Anthony Devern Session (credit: Fort Worth County Jail)

Rapist Receives Multiple Life Sentences In Tarrant County

A Tarrant County judge sentenced a convicted felon to multiple life sentences on Friday for sexually abusing his teenage stepdaughter and raping and shooting his next door neighbor, who miraculously survived.

09/27/2013

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Texas Air Force Commander Ready For Zombies

Preparing for all eventualities, a wing commander at a West Texas Air Force base says he has a plan for defending the base from attacks by zombies.

09/06/2013

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

Thousands Lose Power During Texas Storms

Overnight storms in the DFW area and West Texas have left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without electricity.

06/06/2013

Credit: Fort Worth PD

Abilene Officer Quits After Fort Worth Arrest

A West Texas police officer has quit after being arrested in Fort Worth on charges of public intoxication and firing a gun in a public place.

05/08/2013

A surveillance camera picture from a convenience store in Abilene on April 24, 2013 showing missing North Richland Hills teen Ruby Contreras and alleged kidnapper Andrew Cox. (credit: North Richland Hills Police)

Police Release Surveillance Photos Of Missing NRH Girl

Police have released a new surveillance picture of missing North Richland Hills teenager Ruby Contreras and the man she is traveling with, suspected child molester Stephan Cox.

CBS 11–05/01/2013

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Man Charged For 1983 Fort Worth Murder

Authorities say DNA evidence has tied a 48-year-old man to the 1983 cold case killing of a businessman in North Texas.

03/08/2013

Kids At Fort Worth Hospital; Mom Arrested For Abuse

One child is dead, another two hurt – one seriously after a reported child abuse case at Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene. The children’s mother is under arrest.

08/29/2012

Steel towers carry power transmission lines. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Texas Woman Gets $1.4 Million Electric Bill

People often gripe when they get high electric bills, but an Abilene woman’s bill was nearly $1.4 million. She called her provider and quickly learned that the bill was an error.

06/26/2012

Cookie Smith shows off a giant egg laid by one of her chickens Monday. The egg contained a yolk and egg white, along with another fully-formed egg. The normal-sized egg weighed 55 grams, while the "super egg" weighed 145 grams.  (Photo courtesy Greg Kendall-Ball/Reporter-News, reporternews.com)

Super-Sized Hen Egg Had Another Egg Inside

A Texas woman discovered an egg the size of a baseball in her chicken coop, and was even more surprised by what she found when she cracked it open — another full egg.

06/01/2012

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