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Crime of the week: Police investigate shoplifting at Wal-Mart

Carlsbad police are searching for a man who they allege shoplifted several electronic devices from Walmart last month. According to a news release from the Carlsbad Police Department, employees told officers that a man entered the store at about 11 p.m. on Feb. 2. The suspect allegedly used a store

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-03-22 21:24:03

OPD Searching for Persons of Interest in Shooting Investigation

ODESSA, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - The Odessa Police Department is searching for two persons of interest in a shooting investigation that began on Wednesday night. Police officials say they were called to the shooting around 7:27 p.m. Wednesday night in the 200 block of Patterson. At the scene, offi

YOURBASIN.COM - 2018-03-22 14:22:46

One dead, another in critical condition following Big Spring crash

BIG SPRING -- Big Spring Police, responded to the 1900 block of West 16th Street on March 21 in reference to a vehicle that had traveled off the top of the Big Spring State Park causing a major crash. Upon officers arrival it was found there was an adult female victim identified as Rosi Yselda Herr

CBS7.COM - 2018-03-22 00:21:00

Police identify man killed in Midland crash

MIDLAND -- The victim of a deadly crash in Midland has now been identified. On Tuesday morning just before 6 a.m. emergency personnel responded to a call of a crash in the 2500 block of the West Interstate 20 service road near State Highway 349. There first responders found a crash involving a car

CBS7.COM - 2018-03-21 21:50:00

McAlister's Deli eyes May opening

One of Hobbs' more anticipated restaurants is closer to opening its doors. McAlister's Deli eyes a May start date for its Hobbs location and plans to hire dozens of employees in the coming months. Construction on the restaurant started last year at the corner of West County Road and Industrial Road,

HOBBS NEWS-SUN - 2018-03-21 15:15:10

Hobbs Police Seek Leads in Fatal Shooting

HOBBS, New Mexico (Local 2/Fox 24) - The Hobbs Police Department is currently seeking two persons of interest in a shooting that occurred over the weekend. Police officials say officers were called to the 1700 block of Marland around 8:25 p.m. Saturday about a person who had been shot. At the scen


Many FlyHobbs fares within range of Midland, Lubbock fares

FlyHobbs gets better with time. How much cheaper than other area airports does flying out of the Lea County Regional Airport have to be to encourage business and leisure flyers to park for free at the local airport? Steve Vierck, president and CEO of the Economic Development Corporation of Lea Count


Lovington schools to be more secure after spring break

LOVINGTON - A new security system will be in place when Lovington Municipal School students come back from spring break. Superintendent LeAnne Gandy reported to the school board last Tuesday that visitors at each of the schools will soon be subject to a background check before they are permitted to


Lovington, NM firefighters battling blaze at old cheese plant

The Lovington, New Mexico fire department tells us, crews are working to put out a fire at the old cheese plant in the city. Officials tell us it started a little before 7:30 this evening. No injuries have been reported. There is no cause for the fire just yet. We'll continue to keep you updated on-



These are the food inspection scores for March 9 through March 13 performed by the Ector County Health Department. Violations dock points, with a perfect score starting at 100. Texas Food Establishment Rules now use a 3, 2, 1 point system (no longer 5, 4, or 3), equating to Priority violations (3 po


US and French companies form venture for nuke waste storage

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) - A Dallas company and a France-based multinational corporation are forming a joint venture to license an interim storage site in West Texas for high-level nuclear waste. Orano USA and Waste Control Specialists announced on Tuesday their intent to form the joint venture as a competi


Police: One person injured in alleged road rage incident

Carlsbad Police Department officials said road rage led to an altercation near Buffalo Wild Wings in Carlsbad on March 3. No one has been arrested in the incident, but police said they have identified those persons involved. Lt. Jesse Rodriguez said at least one person may be charged with aggravate


Sheriff's Office arrests murder suspect; Gunman previously pleaded guilty to negligent use of deadly weapon in 2017

A Roswell man was charged with murder in the second degree and tampering with evidence after a shooting left a man dead northwest of Hagerman Sunday. According to a news release from Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder, 39-year-old Jose L. Dominguez was arrested Sunday evening and later taken into cu


TxDOT Releases Upcoming Roadwork Across The Permian Basin

PERMIAN BASIN, Texas (Local 2 / FOX 24) - TxDOT has released a list of areas to be mindful of when traveling this upcoming week, due to roadwork. In Odessa, 23rd Street between Kermit Highway and Andrews Highway will be closed beginning Monday. The project to rebuild the street is expected to take


Hobbs Standoff Ends in Arrest

HOBBS, New Mexico (Local 2/Fox 24) - One man was arrested following a standoff with police Monday in Hobbs. Police officials say around 10:20 a.m. HPD officers were called to a disturbance in the 300 block of Castle. The suspect in the disturbance, Juan Torres, reportedly threatened to kill his wi


Hobbs man arrested after SWAT standoff

HOBBS, N.M. -- A SWAT standoff lasting an hour and a half in Hobbs ended with the arrest of a 39-year-old man accused threatening his estranged wife. Juan Torres faces several charges including kidnapping and shooting from an occupied dwelling following the Monday morning incident. Hobbs police init


Good Samaritan shares story of saving driver from truck explosion

Truck Explosion (Source: Wally Chavez and Noe Munoz) Good Samaritan shares story of saving driver from truck explosionGood Samaritan shares story of saving driver from truck explosion Last Wednesday, after a front tire blew out on big rig on highway 302. Last Wednesday, after a front tire blew out