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Odessa Fire Department responds to fire in West Odessa

WEST ODESSA, TX (KWES) -UPDATE 5-19 4:48 p.m.: The power in this area is restored.Odessa Fire Department is responding to a fire at the 2900 block of North Skylark Ave. in West Odessa.Oncor is also reporting a small power outage in this area, affecting about six customers. Restoration is expected by

KTRE - 2018-05-19 16:48:00

Run for the Wall rumbles through Odessa

Dozens of American flags flew taut in the gusting wind, as supporters lined the street, and somewhere between the whipping West Texas dust, a sun sinking on a sweltering ride, and a police escort to their night’s stop, the riders on the Run for the Wall received their warm welcome to Odessa.

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-05-20 02:00:00

Odessa animal shelter forced to kill 20 to 30 dogs a day

ODESSA, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - Overcrowded animal shelters are a problem in West Texas because pet owners aren't neutering their animals. According to Maribel Vasquez, Shelter Director at Odessa Animal Control, the shelter is forced to put down 20-30 dogs a day.

YOURBASIN.COM - 2018-05-19 13:20:55

Area racer escapes dangerous fire

Blaine Hale, left, escaped major burns by bailing out of a 1970 Camaro when it became an inferno barreling down Penwell Raceway after a backfire in the nitrous system during the Dirty South No Prep Racing Series' small tire finals the Saturday, May 5 in Penwell.Buy this photoThe 1970 Camaro that Bla

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-05-20 03:00:00

Woman charged with DWI with child passenger

Officers pulled over the suspect, 28-year-old Amy Ramirez, after seeing her driving a red 2008 Dodge Caliber south in the 700 block of North Dixie Boulevard with an expired registration, an Odessa Police Department news release stated.


Missing woman found dead in Odessa

About an hour later, police were called to another location about a block away and discovered her body, according to OPD officials.


Tatis' run leads San Antonio to 3-2 win over Midland

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) -- Fernando Tatis scored when River Stevens was hit with a pitch in the ninth inning, leading the San Antonio Missions to a 3-2 win over the Midland RockHounds on Saturday. The win snapped a six-game losing streak for the Missions.

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-05-20 02:15:03


Texas Food Establishment Rules now use a 3, 2, 1 point system (no longer 5, 4, or 3), equating to Priority violations (3 points), Priority Foundation violations (2 Points) and Core violations (1 point).

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-05-20 04:00:00

Conviction of man shot by police overturned

Stoneman, who was shot once in the neck and once in the chest, pleaded guilty in 2014 to four counts of aggravated assault of a public servant and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. But his appellate attorney Randy Schaffer argued Stoneman made that choice without getting critical information from

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-05-19 02:00:00

Crime of the Week: Multiple vehicles burglarized

If you have information on the suspects involved in this case and it leads to an arrest, it will be worth a $1,000 CASH REWARD. Call Midland Crime Stoppers at 694-TIPS or 1-800-7LOCKUP or download the mobile app ‘P3 TIPS’. No caller ID is ever used and you will remain anonymous.


HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Odessa High's season comes to end in regional quarterfinals

The Falcons (29-10) overcame the loss of cleanup hitter Lance Barnett, who suffered a leg injury trying to chase down a fly ball in the first inning, by scoring four runs in the third to break the game open and extend their season.

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-05-19 18:28:00

Texas jury hits Werner Enterprises with nearly $90 million verdict - Truck1News.Com

A jury in a civil case found Werner Enterprises negligent in a 2014 crash that k*lled a 7-year-old on Interstate 20 in Odessa, Texas. The Harris County jury awarded Jennifer Blake, of Houston, $89.7 million Thursday. Her 7-year-old son, Zach, died in the crash. The collision left her 12-year-old dau


No foul play suspected in missing woman’s death

The woman, Maria Herrera, was first reported missing around 4:12 p.m. Thursday in the 1700 block of East 53rd Street. She was found by officers a little more than hour later about a block away, an Odessa Police Department news release stated.


Man accused of assaulting ex-girlfriend

At the scene, officers spoke to a woman who said she was woken up with a sharp pain in her hear and reportedly noticed her ex-boyfriend, Tyjuan Robinson, standing by her bed holding a gun.


Elderly woman's body found in Odessa alley

ODESSA --Police are investigating after the body of an elderly woman was found in an alley on Thursday.According to the Odessa Police Department, a call for a missing person came in just after 4 p.m. in the 1700 block of East 53rd Street. Police were told that it was a 75-year-old woman that was mis


Permian students disciplined for senior prank, parents unhappy

"We had a group of kids from Permian. They thought it would be fun, I guess as a senior prank to jump in the pool this (Thursday) afternoon," says Mike Adkins, the public information officer for Ector County ISD. "Quite a large group, they deceived one of the custodians of opening the pool area."


HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Odessa High's loss to Keller Timber Creek forces pivotal Game 3 in regional quarterfinals

“They beat us and it definitely needs to go to a Game 3,” Odessa High coach Josh Hulin said. “I told my guys there’s no stress, no panic. We’ve been here before and we’re excited about the opportunity we have tomorrow.”


OFR: Mobile home 'total loss'

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One person transported in Odessa crash

Odessa--One person has been transported to the hospital after a traffic accident involving two vehicle in Odessa.According to police a crash happened just after 11 p.m. Wednesday night.The Sheriff's office and DPS are currently working the scene.We have sent a crew and will update you when more info


Man charged with aggravated assault

Earnest Mack Hunter III, 39, was arrested May 4 after allegedly exhibiting a wooden walking stick during the commission of an assault, according to court documents.