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ECSO and OPD narcotics unit seize over 1000 grams of cocaine in Odessa

ODESSA -- According to Ector County Sheriff's Office, on Tuesday November 21, they along with the assistance of Odessa Police Department narcotic unit conducted an investigation involving the distribution of cocaine in the Midland/Odessa area. ECSO says the investigation resulted in the arrest of

CBS7.COM - 2017-11-22 23:17:00

20-year-old dead following Andrews County crash Monday

ANDREWS COUNTY -- According to DPS, 20-year-old Kutter Randolph from Hobbs, NM is dead following a crash in Andrews County. DPS tells us that the crash occurred on Monday, November 20 at 4:35 a.m. at Highway 176, 10 miles east of Eunice, NM. According to DPS, he was traveling in a 1998, Dodge, pick

CBS7.COM - 2017-11-21 19:15:00

Adorable pets up for adoption at Odessa animal Shelter

ODESSA -- With the Holidays around the corner it is the perfect time to give, and what better gift to give an animal than the gift of adoption? This is why Odessa Animal Shelter is having a special holiday adoption season for dogs and cats. OPD says these are the "perfect pups and cool cats" and ar

CBS7.COM - 2017-11-22 19:18:00

Odessa named best small city for new grads

With almost one in four residents in the 20-24 age bracket, Odessa offers opportunities for new graduates to connect with others who are at a similar point in life. Those who live in this West Texas city can be part of a healthy state economy - one that may make building a post-college life relative

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-11-22 13:30:00

$39M awarded in lawsuit after 2013 fatal crash

A jury has awarded an El Paso family $22 million in damages after a truck crash on I-40 in 2013 resulted in two deaths and multiple injuries west of Vega. The Vasquez/Perales family was driving to Amarillo when they were involved in the accident. According to court documents, Sarah Gregory, the dr

NEWSWEST9.COM - 2017-11-22 17:47:04

Fallen Border Patrol Agent's funeral to be held on Friday

EL PASO -- According to a Brewster County Official, Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez's funeral will be held on Friday, November 24 at El Paso. The funeral is set to take place at Martin Funeral Home Central, located at 3839 Montana Avenue with the vigil beginning at 7:00 p.m. Mass for the event

CBS7.COM - 2017-11-22 20:50:00

MPD reminds residents to "lock it or lose it" during holiday season

MIDLAND -- With crime on the rise, it is important to remember that while leaving for the holidays can be fun, it can also be an opportunity for thieves to steal your belongings. MPD is reminding residents to "lock it or lose it" during this holiday season and has specific tips that can help keep y

CBS7.COM - 2017-11-22 21:39:00

Four years later, Texas still not drug testing unemployment benefit applicants (video)

TEXAS -- In 2013, the Texas Legislature passed a law allowing for the drug testing of certain out-of-work Texans applying for unemployment. Republicans say politics is the reason they haven't been able to start the testing. They are waiting on the Trump administration to launch new federal guidelin

CBS7.COM - 2017-11-22 20:09:00

Sheriff: Inmate caught after 2nd jail escape within 3 weeks

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping from the same county jail in Alabama twice within a three-week span. The Coosa County Sheriff's office in Alabama said early Wednesday that 27-year-old Shane Anthony Vernon was taken into custody late Tuesda

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-22 12:00:01

Cops: Friendly's strong-arm robbery staged by employees

Brunswick police allege a strong-armed robbery Nov. 17 at the Friendly's Express at 2401 Gloucester St. was an inside job. According to police, the theft was allegedly staged by the very employee who told investigators a man snatched the store's deposit bag from her hands and ran away. Police allege

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-22 19:12:00

Kayakers rescued by Coast Guard off Jekyll

A group of five kayakers, two adults and three children, needed emergency assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard to reach dry land Monday afternoon when they became stranded off of Jekyll Island, according to a Coast Guard statement. The Coast Guard received an emergency assistance request from the gr

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-21 12:55:00

Golden Isles residents share their gratitude

Thanksgiving is a time when the community comes together and reflects on why it is thankful. Glynn County residents have also stepped up this year by both volunteering and donating, said Wright Culpepper, executive director of local charity organization FaithWorks Ministries. "The main thing is I'm

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Library program invites students to read to therapy dogs

Dogs don't judge. Dogs only listen. Every month, the Marshes of Glynn Libraries hosts a "Reading to the Dogs" event and encourages parents to bring young students to the library to read aloud to therapy dogs and practice their literacy skills. "It helps them with their comprehension," said Karen Lar

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Sister is appalled by what brother asks mom to do

My brother and his wife recently had their second child through induced labor. On the delivery day, my mother asked what she could do to help. My brother asked her to go to his home, which is an hour away, sweep and vacuum the house, change the sheets and do the laundry because they didn't have time

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Laurendeau honored for volunteer efforts

Gene Laurendeau of Brunswick was recently named Volunteer of the Quarter by the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus Auxiliary. Laurendeau joined the Health System's Brunswick Auxiliary in June 2016 and volunteers several days a week in the surgical services' central prep and recovery ar

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Airman's dog tags returned 50 years after he was shot down

ORLANDO, Fla. - Air Force Col. Richard A. Kibbey's "dog tags" have been returned to his family some 50 years after his helicopter was shot down over Vietnam. Kibbey's children finally found some closure on Monday when they received their father's aluminum IDs during a ceremony at Patrick Air Force B

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-21 13:52:00

Cheyenne Man Gets Probation in Crash That Injured Nephew

Laramie County Sheriff's Office A Cheyenne man who led authorities on a chase down Yellowstone Road last year that resulted in an injury accident has been sentenced to four years of probation. Twenty-seven-year-old Dean Jackson was sentenced yesterday (Monday) in Laramie County District Court. Jacks

KGAB.COM - 2017-11-21 19:58:00

LCSD1 bus drivers say stop-arm violations a frequent problem

CHEYENNE, Wyo.- Laramie County School District One bus drivers say they continue to see drivers passing stopped school buses while their red lights are flashing. During the current fiscal year, LCSD1's Transportation Department says they have had 401 violations reported. CBS NewsChannel 5 went with

KGWN.TV - 2017-11-22 18:48:00

Residents needed to serve on Cheyenne service groups

Cheyenne, Wyo. - Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr is now accepting applications to fill vacancies on city service groups. These are: Board of Adjustments Historic Preservation Board Housing & Community Development Advisory Council Planning Commission The appointees will fill terms that start January 1,

KGWN.TV - 2017-11-21 18:52:00

Cheyenne's COMEA House to open for daytime hours, relax alcohol policy

Brandon Outwater, a resident at the COMEA House homeless shelter, sits with his girlfriend, Alisha Slover, after eating dinner at the shelter on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 in Cheyenne. COMEA plans to open its doors to become a day shelter on Dec. 4. Jacob Byk/Wyoming Tribune Eagle CHEYENNE - People livi

WYOMING TRIBUNE-EAGLE - 2017-11-22 13:00:00