ECISD addresses rumors about school shooting

A post circulating on Facebook Thursday night claimed a group of eighth graders from Wilson & Young Middle School had been discussing shooting up the school.

  Singer R. Kelly indicted on sex crime charges

Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
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Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court bench in public session

The 85-year-old justice walked unassisted to her seat beside Chief Justice John Roberts when the court began its public session Tuesday. She returned to the bench eight weeks after surgery for lung cancer.

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6-year-old injured in January crash dies

Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?

Are chargemasters making medical billing more transparent?

  Are chargemasters making medical billing more transparent?

Are chargemasters making medical billing more transparent?
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Man mows down family of 8 when dad asks him not to smoke near kids, police say

Police say the man ran over a family of eight after the father asked him not to smoke near his kids.

  “The Color Purple” selected for African-American read-in

“Blowout” documentary screening at Odessa College

Midland County Sheriff’s Office corrects annual racial profile report

Sing along with the cast of Beauty and the Beast

  Former Midland ISD teacher arrested in SC for possession of child pornography

Feel like you’re on a ‘Star Wars’ planet at this Terlingua Airbnb

Odessa EZ-Rider route temporarily closing Wednesday

Exclusive: Heartbreaking videos show moments before fatal gas explosion

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Grand Canyon museum visitors exposed for years to radiation, safety manager says

Authorities said the uranium ore was stored next to a taxidermy exhibit. A nuclear expert said the uranium exposure was unlikely to be hazardous to visitors.

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Patriot’s owner, Robert Kraft, charged with soliciting prostitution

FC West Texas to hold tryouts

Midland RockHounds holding open house event

Team LeBron rallies back, defeats Team Giannis 178-164 in 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte

Team LeBron rallied back from a double-digit deficit and defeated Team Giannis 178-164 as the NBA’s best and most famous stars played in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte at the Spectrum Center Sunday night.

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‘Drive Smart’ campaign seeks to reduce fatal accidents on Texas highways

City of Odessa provides new rifles to police department

  Midland victim listed in complaints of illegal organ harvesting

Among the list of complaints the county commissioner submitted was that of illegal organ harvesting of a young Midland victim who was killed in an explosion back in August 2018.
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Trump chooses Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general

President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated Jeffrey Rosen, a longtime litigator and deputy transportation secretary, to replace Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general.

  1 dead following accident at Big Spring Tokai Carbon CB facility

Robert Fabian pretrial hearing canceled

Howard Co. VFD warning of phone scam

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