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$2,500 reward offered for info leading to arrest in 1987 Midland murder
MIDLAND COUNTY --The Midland County Sheriff's Office and Midland Crime Stoppers are asking for the public's help in finding a man responsible for a 1987 shooting that left one person dead.Just after midnight on October 10, 1987 officers were called to a business in the 2200 block of Garden City High
TRAFFIC ALERT: Rollover causes backups on I-20 near Loop 250 in Midland Co.
MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - A truck tractor traveling on I-20 rolled over Thursday morning, causing a major traffic backup.
Midland County Drug Court offers second chance for those battling drugs and alcohol
In order to ensure their mission is met, the court provides a judicially supervised regimen of treatment and innovative case management to substance-dependent offenders with the goal of returning sober, productive, law-abiding citizens to society.
Midland Fire Department responding to structure fire
MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - The Midland Fire Department is responding to a structure fire around 11 a.m. on November 15.The fire is located in the 500 block of Nobles at an apartment complex. It is reportedly under control at this time.There are no more details at this time but we have a crew on the way to
Midland High Seeking To Avenge Loss In Opening Playoff Game
ODESSA, TX (Big 2/Fox 24) - Last Friday at Ratliff Stadium, it was Midland High (4-6, 2-3) which came away with a 49-35 win over Odessa High (5-5, 1-4) to punch the Bulldogs ticket to postseason.
Sid Trevino Midland's first Hispanic Police Officer
MIDLAND,Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) - (Even right now at my age, if they said, would you help us? I would go into the military again, I would serve my country.))
Midland Memorial Hospital offering free heart screenings for teens
MIDLAND --Midland Memorial Hospital is looking to make sure local teens have healthy hearts.Free heart screenings are available for active teens ages 14-18. The screenings will be held on December 15 at MMH.Parents can register their teens onlinehere.According to MMH, 1 in 250 high school students a
Police investigating crash involving 4-wheeler in Downtown Midland
MIDLAND --Midland police are on the scene of a crash involving a 4-wheeler on Wednesday.The crash happened at the intersection of Big Spring Street and Wall Street around 5 p.m.There is no word yet on what caused the crash or if any other vehicles were involved. A Midland Police Department Crime Sce
Restaurant Report: Four low performers for second straight week
Foods that were cooling weren’t labeled- Foods not being cooled properly- Food storage containers didn’t have proper labeling- No covers over lights in kitchen area and coolers- Food items placed in plastic bags- No certified food manager- Some food not properly labeled/date-marked- Toxic materials/
Caught on camera: Midland hit and run
MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - A Midland man is grateful for his dash camera after it caught him as the victim in a hit and run accident.The incident happened in the turning lanes of the Loop 250 service road at the intersection of Big Spring Street.The video shows the driver attempting to turn left when a tr
Midland Fire Department responding to possible downed power lines near ECR 120, 1180
MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - Midland Fire Department is responding to an incident near 1180 and East County Road 120 in Midland County.An incident occurred around 1:42 p.m. on November 14, possibly involving a big rig.Oncor has reportedly been dispatched to the area although there is no word at this time co
TRAFFIC ALERT: Incident causes traffic backup on FM 1788, I-20 in Midland Co.
MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) - DPS is responding to an incident that occurred before 7:30 a.m. on Wdnesday.The incident occurred in the area of FM 1788 and I-20, although the specific location has not been disclosed at this time.Traffic is backed up at the moment particularly on 1788 so drivers should
California’s wildfires span nearly 3 times size of Midland
To compare the sizes, you can clickhere, select the fire you want to compare and type in your location.
Odessa man identified as victim of Midland County crash
According to DPS, the victim of the crash has been identified as 38-year-old Micah Plemmons of Odessa. Three other people hurt in the crash, 42-year-old Lorenzo Abanilla, 38-year-old Ernesto Fierro and 12-year-old Joselyn Fierro were taken to Midland Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injur
Understaffed police department raises concern in Midland
“It will effect the time it takes for an officer to respond because there are not many officers on the street,” said Sgt. Taylor Welch, Midland Police Department.
Evening weather forecast from Forecaster, Chris Sullivan
MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - Good evening. A cool and clear evening is on tap with temperatures falling into the 40s after sunset. Overnight temperatures will drop into the low to mid 30s for most with clear conditions. Sunshine and milder temps. will be the main story for the rest of the week. Highs will c
Midland man killed in crash Monday
MIDLAND COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) - A 30-year-old Midland man was killed in a crash Monday morning, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Voters still to decide MISD District 5 School Board run-off election
Voters will choose between the two top vote-getters,John Trischitti, IIIandHeidi Kirk.
Odessa man dead following 2-vehicle accident in Midland Co.
Micah Plemmons, 38 and Lorenzo Abanilla, 42 were traveling west on SH 349 and did not have their headlights on. They were traveling in a 2010 Mazda CX7.
Morning Weather from Meteorologist, Anthony Franze
We're starting off your Wednesday with another very cold start with temperatures in the 20s through much of the area. Make sure you bundle up before heading out this morning! Thankfully, we will start to warm up as we head into the afternoon. High temperatures will rise into the middle 50s through m