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OPD make arrest in connection to fatal IH-20 crash
ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Mitchell Alexander-Magana Perry, 29, who turned himself for Manslaughter “2nd Degree Felony” Wednesday in relation to a fatal accident from October 25.
Serial killer admits to Odessa woman’s 1994 murder
According to the Ector County District Attorney’s Office, Samuel McDowell, AKA Samuel Little, confessed to killing Denise Christie Brothers in February 1994.
Odessa police make 8 arrests in sex offender compliance operation
Called "REAP (Registration, Enforcement, Apprehension, and Prosecution) Harvest", members of the REAP team went throughout the city conducting compliance inspections of registered sex offenders.
Serial killer suspected in more than 90 slayings charged in Texas cold case
A serial killer convicted in the deaths of three women and suspected in dozens more was recently charged with murder in a Texas cold case from 1994, officials said Tuesday. Samuel Little In several interviews with a Texas Ranger in May, Samuel Little provided details that showed he was in Odessa
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.
Odessa man identified as victim in fatal crash
A 38-year-old Odessa man who died as a result of a head-on collision on State Highway 349, east of Midland, was identified by the Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday.
Odessa man killed, three others injured in weekend crash
MIDLAND COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) - A 38-year-old Odessa man was killed following a crash just east of Midland over the weekend, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Odessa Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
Odessa American/Mark RogersMarriott Director of Sales and Marketing Marian Wilson fluffs a pillow in the king bedroom before the guests arrived. The Odessa Marriott Hotel and Conference Center held an event so that people could tour mock hotel rooms like the rooms that will eventually be in the hote
District 4 seat in Odessa to be decided by coin toss
The race was too close to call, so instead of heading into a run-off election and wasting taxpayer money, the two candidates have agreed to turn the matter into a simple heads-or-tails, 50/50 shot.
Odessa City Councilman speaks on argument with Interim City Attorney, name-calling of Odessa American employees
"I know the truth," Hamilton said at the end of the conversation, "There will be further action. Don't worry about it."
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
Odessa man dies after being struck in Lowe’s parking lot
According to police, Doyle Garrett II, 59, left Lowe’s and was walking through the parking lot Friday, Nov. 4, when he was struck by a gray 2016 Dodge Ram, driven by Jaime Martinez, 42.
Odessa man dead after being hit by car
OPD identified the driver as Jaime Martinez, who was operating a gray 2016 Dodge Ram. There were no reports of other injuries, the release stated.
Wise County inmate suspected in more than 90 murders
DECATUR, Texas - A suspected serial killer who was housed in the Wise County jail may be linked to more than 90 murders across the country. The Wise County Sheriff's Department said 78-year-old Samuel Little was in the county's jail facility for 50 days while investigators interviewed him about a co
Man in car-pedestrian crash dies, OPD says
ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) - The man struck by a vehicle back on Nov. 4 near a grocery store has died, according to officials with the Odessa Police Department.
Midland man dead in early morning collision
Driver Hanoi Abreu-Herrera, 39, of Odessa and his passenger, Vega, were traveling northwest on West County Road 60 in a 2015 Volkswagen Jetta and approached a stop sign at the intersection of State Highway 349, the report stated. Brandon Perry, 39, of Leakey was traveling southwest on State Highway
Odessa ranked fifth hardest working city
The four cities ranked ahead of Odessa were Bethesda, Md., (four), Tracy, Calif., (three), Arlington, Va., (two) and Walnut Creek, Calif., earning the top spot.
Odessa City Council considering Torchy’s Tacos deal
Torchy’s Tacos is an Austin-based Mexican restaurant chain with dozens of locations across Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado, the nearest one to Odessa being in Lubbock.
47th Annual Tejano Super Car Show returns to Odessa
Guests can also watch a death match car hop, check out the art show, eat fair food like funnel cake, tácito and tripitas and much more. There will also be an open mike stage and local hip hop stage.
Man dies days after being hit by truck in Odessa
According to the Odessa Police Department, Doyle Garrett II of Odessa was pronounced dead by medical personnel on Friday, November 9.