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City of Midland, School Officials Kick Off "Not in My Town" Campaign Video included

The campaign "Not In My Town," kicked off at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Friday. Two important messages were discussed.

Federal Judge Halts Key Part of Texas Abortion Law

A federal judge has thrown out new abortion restrictions that would have banned the procedure at most Texas facilities where women can legally end a pregnancy.

Midland Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography Video included

A Midland man caught with child pornography. U.S. Marshals tracked him down two hours away in Lubbock. It started with an IP address and ended with Brett Anthony Schaffer in federal custody.

List of Unaccompanied Children Released to Sponsors Published, City of Pyote Still on the Radar Video included

60,000 unaccompanied illegal children are projected to cross the border this year. All are taken to detention facilities. But some residents are opening their doors to these children as they wait their turn before a judge.

Odessa Animal Shelter Ups Their Health Game Video included

Odessa Animal Control has been the focus of a lot of negative attention lately. Over the past year, they've had to put down hundreds of dogs because of diseases.

Texas Transportation Commission Approves Funding For Highway 87 Truck Reliever Route

Big Spring is one step closer to moving forward with its new truck reliever route. On Thursday, the Texas Transportation Commission approved funding for the Highway 87 truck reliever route.

Computer Systems Down at the Ector County Jail

Computer systems are down at the Ector County Jail. The Ector County Sheriff tells NewsWest 9 that the outage is affecting the entire county.

Man Killed in Accident in Lea County, New Mexico

One man is dead following an accident in Lea County. The accident happened Thursday morning at the intersection of State Road 529 and County Road 126.

Carlsbad Caverns National Park Banning Drones

Another national park is banning drones. Carlsbad Caverns is the latest national park to adopt the ban on drones.

Midland Man Sentenced to 10 Probation After Being Charged With Child Indecency

A Midland man was sentenced to 10 years of probation. Gabriel Alvarado-Torrez was charged with indecency with a child.

Wanted Woman Behind Bars in Odessa on Forgery Charges

A wanted woman in Odessa is behind bars. Police were looking for 52-year-old Ladonna Handy for forgery.

Midland Man Tries to Steal Drill by Hiding it in His Pants

A Midland man got busted after stealing from Sears. According to the affidavit, Clifton Curtis was caught by security staff at Midland Park Mall after trying to steal a drill.

Midland Man Arrested For Allegedly Choking His Girlfriend

A Midland man was arrested after choking his girlfriend. Police say David Depauw's girlfriend called them saying they got into an argument.

Woman Sent to the Hospital After Accident in Odessa

A woman was sent to the hospital after a crash in Odessa on Thursday night. Police say a woman was driving on Highway 191 when she tried to avoid hitting the car in front of her.

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