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Pilot Flying J opens 3 new truck stops in West Texas

Pilot Flying J has announced the opening of three new travel centers across West Texas, adding 84 truck parking spots to their truck stop network.The new locations can be found in Orla, Kermit, and Pecos, Texas.


Texas man sentenced for drug trafficking in SENM

Michael Dwain Samples, 26, of Monahans, Texas, was sentenced Tuesday morning in federal court in Las Cruces to 120 months in prison for his conviction on drug trafficking and firearms charges. Samples will be on supervised release for five years after completing his prison sentence. "The everyday wo


Train collision in Monahans, Texas. Several injuries reported. I’ve spoken with

Train collision in Monahans, Texas. Several injuries reported. I’ve spoken with@TxDOTOdessaofficials who’ve let me know that@TxDOTrail investigator is on the scene. Please keep first responders in your prayers.#txlege#HD81


Train Crash in Monahans Causes Road Closures

"I couldn't believe it you know? That it was the train..." one woman said, as she recalled hearing the crash while she was asleep in her home. Asteria Vasquez thought the sound of the train crash was thunder at first. She knew something was wrong, when the sound lasted for an extended amount of time


Monahans Athlete is Training for the Texas Regional Paralympics

Monahans Tx. (Local 2 / Fox 24) - Zach Carter, a Monahans athlete, will be heading to the Texas Regional Paralympics in less than two weeks. Kelly, Carter is his mother said she has always encouraged her son to try anything and when she found out he could qualify in the Special Olympics they check


Carlsbad man arrested in girlfriend's death, charged with open count of murder

Matthew Correa, 31, was arrested in Midland, Texas, in the death of 27-year-old Crystal Martinez, of Carlsbad, said officials with the Carlsbad Police Department.


Man Killed in Crash North of Odessa Identified

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Welch Man Killed in Rollover Crash Near Andrews

ANDREWS, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - A 30-year-old man from Welch was killed following a rollover crash near Andrews on Monday, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.


Police: Suspect Went to Bar, Left 3-Year-Old in Her Car

ODESSA, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - A woman has been charged with abandoning or endangering a child after police say she left a 3-year-old inside of a vehicle and went into a bar. Odessa Police officials say around 11:01 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to a bar in the 1400 block of 7th Street about


Carlsbad murder suspect arrested in Midland

MIDLAND -- A suspect wanted in connection to a murder in Carlsbad has been arrested in Midland. Matthew Correa is charged with Murder, a first degree felony. According to the Carlsbad Police Department, their officers responded to a disturbance on Monday night. When police arrived on scene they fou


Hobbsan charged after shots fired call, robbery

Emilio Tarango, 29, was charged with robbery, a second-degree felony; accessory to child abuse, a third-degree felony; accessory to shooting at or from a motor vehicle, felon in possession of a firearm and receiving stolen property, all fourth-degree felonies; and resisting, evading or obstructing a


Ector County Republican Women Meeting - Odessa American: Calendar

Ector County Republican Women MeetingEctor County Republican Women has scheduled a meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18 at Odessa Country Club, 1 Fairway Drive.There will be an optional lunch buffet for $15.Guest speaker will be Mayor David Turner.JP Precinct 2 runoff candidates for the May el


DOT faces lawsuit for road conditions on Highway 285

LOVING, N.M. (KRQE) - The state has admitted the infamous highway needs work. Now, a New Mexico family is suing the state after a deadly head-on crash. They claim the problems on Highway 285 are partly to blame for the crash. It was a horrific scene along Highway 285 two months ago. A north bound o


OPD: Woman charged after leaving toddler in vehicle at bar - Odessa American: Law Enforcement

Itzel Vazquez-Barrera, who turned 23 years old Wednesday, was arrested and charged at about 11:01 p.m. Tuesday for abandoning/endangering a child, a state jail felony.


DPS Confirms One Killed in Tuesday Crash

ODESSA, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - One person was killed following a crash at 83rd Street near Loop 338 in Odessa, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Officials say the crash occurred at west 83rd Street and Sprague Road. Troopers at the scene say one person was killed in the collisi


Silver Alert issued for missing Carlsbad, New Mexico man

At approximately 3:55 p.m., on April 16th, 2018 officers with the Carlsbad Police Department responded to a report of a missing elderly male, Fredrick (Ted) Mize.


Major interstate accident closes lanes, hazmat crew on scene

(Source: TxDOT) Midland woman speaks on coping with brother's death to PTSDMidland woman speaks on coping with brother's death to PTSD Veteran suicide is a concerning problem that happens to many, every day. It's never been easy for Angel Munoz. Veteran suicide is a concerning problem that happens


Two arrested in connection to Odessa shooting investigation

Upon arrival, officers made contact with 30-year-old Aldo Luna, who advised that he had been involved in a disturbance with three men identified as Steve Douglas, Joseph Douglas and Joey Maldonado.


$200,000 bond set for murder suspect

From staff reports A $200,000 bond has been set for a Midland man who is being held on a first-degree felony charge of murder in connection with a stabbing that occurred early Saturday morning. Midland police were dispatched to a residence in the 900 block of West Montgomery at about 1:40 a.m. Satur


Video: Murder suspect evades arrest, crashes into pole

HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) - A New Mexico man accused of accidentally shooting a woman in the back, killing her, did not want to cooperate with police when they went looking for him, and it didn't end well. It was a crazy turn of events when Hobbs police tried to arrest suspected killer Jose Acosta three w