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

Terry Burchett, a former teacher at Midland ISD, was found to be in possession of over 9,800 sexually explicit images of children.

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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  Man arrested for slapping 12-year-old stepdaughter’s bully, police say

Police said the suspect shouted at and slapped his stepdaughter’s 12-year-old classmate for allegedly calling her names and throwing rocks at her.

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  Southwest ‘operational emergency’ spreads to Dallas due to out-of-service aircraft

‘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

  1 dead following accident at Big Spring Tokai Carbon CB facility

At this time the victim has not been identified and there are no further details about the incident. An internal investigation is ongoing.
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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.

  Robert Fabian pretrial hearing canceled

Howard Co. VFD warning of phone scam

Inside the shop that sells items confiscated at Texas airports

Water and oil not mixing is an exception in the Permian Basin

  Rapid DNA technology gets mixed reviews in Houston

Austin residents protest Trump’s national emergency declaration on President’s Day

OPD arrest man in connection weekend murder

Wintery mix possible Tuesday morning

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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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Midland RockHounds holding open house event

Lee takes down Midland High in crosstown rivalry

Midland Lee boys soccer beat Midland High 1-0 at Grande Stadium.

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  Staff training temporarily impacts City of Midland Animal Services hours

Rhea Lana’s consignment holding spring, summer sale

City offices closed for President’s Day

Overturned 18-wheeler blocks traffic in Midland

  Warmer windy weather leads to increased wildfire risk

The Permian Basin has been experiencing warmer temperatures the past few days but with those warm temperatures comes an elevated risk for wildfires.
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  Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

The independent senator from Vermont has made a lasting impact on American politics.

  How an app glitch and 3 Frisco school administrators saved a child 1,000 miles away

Bills aim to allow Texas breweries to sell beer to-go

Border residents come to grips with Trump’s national emergency

2.9 magnitude earthquake strikes West TX