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Odessa restaurant bans customer who left racist note to waiter

“I share this because I want people to understand that this racism, and this hatred still exists. Although, this is nothing new, it is still something that will test your faith,” Cavil wrote on the post. “I have decided to let this encourage me, and fuel me to change the world the only way I know ho

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2018-07-19 19:56:19

Mistrial declared in Odessa cold case

ODESSA --A mistrial has been declared for a cold case in Odessa.According to the 385th District Court, a mistrial was declared in the trial of Thompson Stricklen late Thursday night after the jury deliberated for more than seven hours.Stricklen was accused of murdering 15-year-old Wendy Burdette bac

CBS7.COM - 2018-07-20 10:21:00

Odessa Man Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Girlfriend in Neck

ODESSA, TX-- An early morning stabbing incident has resulted in the arrest of one man in Odessa, NewsWest 9 reports.

SAN ANGELO LIVE! - 2018-07-20 19:23:01

Woman in critical condition after stabbing

A sheriff’s office news release stated a female victim told officers she and Pando were arguing while traveling in an SUV at 2:30 a.m. west of Odessa, when Pando stabbed her multiple times in the neck, sending the vehicle to run over a stop sign and wreck into a fence in the 6400 block of West 19th

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-07-20 14:27:00

DPS identifies victims in fiery crash

The initial crash then caused a chain of other crashes as the Sentra collided with a Ford F 550 pickup, which then collided with another Ford pick, the report reads.

YOURBASIN.COM - 2018-07-19 16:28:43

Racist customer bails on tip and leaves hateful message for Black waiter on receipt - theGrio

Cavil, a Black man, took to social media to share a disturbing note left on a receipt by the customer which read: “We don’t tip terrorist” on an $108 check at the Saltgrass Steak House in Odessa, Texas.

THEGRIO - 2018-07-19 12:25:53

DPS responding to "major" accident in Odessa

ODESSA --DPS is responding to a "major" accident at 2741 East Pearl Street in Odessa.Dispatch says the accident occurred around 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night and that injuries are unknown at this time.CBS 7 News will continue to update you as more information becomes available.


OPD working major crash on Loop 338

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It's Foodie Friday! Pt.2 July 20th, 2018

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YOURBASIN.COM - 2018-07-20 13:25:47

'Shameful': Twitter Furious at Texas Customer Over ‘We Don't Tip Terrorist' Note

On Saturday, Khalil Cavil, 20, was serving a customer at Saltgrass Steak House in Odessa, Texas, when he looked at his bill totaling $108.73. The waiter saw a zero in the tip field, but it didn't take him much time to learn why: the customer had circled his name on the receipt and wrote a note sayin

SPUTNIKNEWS.COM - 2018-07-20 16:28:48

‘We don’t tip terrorist’: Texas waiter handed racist slur instead of tip

The 20-year-old server at Saltgrass Steak House in Odessa, Texas, posted an image of the receipt a customer left for him.

DAILYSABAH.COM - 2018-07-19 19:58:22

Habitat for Humanity welcomes Odessa family to new home

As visitors shuffled past, through her new front door at the home’s dedication, she thought back to all the work she, and others, had put in to erect that house and to get to that point.

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-07-19 20:38:00

Car Caught on Fire OFR Investigating the Cause

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Man on trial for 1989 murder of teen

In the recording, he said he did not know Wendy Burdette, but that her name "sounded familiar."


Odessa Hispanic Chamber hires new CEO

Arnulfo Martinez, originally from the Rio Grande Valley, previously worked as a membership executive for the Hobbs Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


Man indicted in connection with wife’s shooting death

Jerome Louis Nelson, 31, was indicted for murder, a first-degree felony. An arraignment hearing for Nelson is set for 2 p.m. Aug. 13 in 70th District Court Judge Denn Whalen’s courtroom.


Texas Waiter Shares 'We Don't Tip Terrorist' Meal Receipt On Social Media

ODESSA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM)– A Saltgrass Steak House in Odessa has banned a customer after the customer left no tip on a $108 bill and wrote on it “We don’t Tip Terrorist,” and circled the server’s name, Khalil according to theOdessa American.


Man arrested on stalking charge

Cameron Troy Gonzales Vargas, 22,was arrested July 12 after allegedly stalking a female, according to court documents.


U.S. crude oil output hits 11 million barrels per day for first time ever

(Reuters) - U.S. crude oil production last week hit 11 million barrels per day (bpd) for the first time in the nation's history, the Energy Department said on Wednesday, as the ongoing boom in shale production continues to drive output. FILE PHOTO: A pump jack is seen at sunset near Midland, Texas,


Major traffic on SH 191 and FM 1788

MIDLAND COUNTY, Texas (BIG 2 / FOX 24) - Midland Police are warning drivers of some closed off areas near SH 191 and FM 1788 this morning.According to police, officers are reworking an old crash scene that happened earlier in the week.They tell us to expect officers to be out for the next couple of