We've all heard of the PTSA. Now the Permian Basin has created a spin-off of the organization, focused on the special needs community. According to some founding members, this was an important step, especially for the parents of kids with special needs.
A small fire broke out on the sixth floor of the Doubletree Hilton on Wall St. officials say.
Dozens of people were at Floyd Gwin Park's baseball fields and the swimming pool when a deadly shooting happened Tuesday night. NewsWest 9 spoke with one witness who found the victim seconds after he was shot.
Ector County deputies are investigating after a body was found on Wednesday morning. We’re told the body was found in a pasture on the service road of the 2400 block of South Interstate 20.
A man wanted for aggravated robbery in Big Spring has been found dead in Lubbock. Lubbock Police tell NewsWest 9, officers checked the welfare of a man who was said to be shot in the 2000 block of 89th Street.
A rise in sex offenders in the Basin, all because of the boom. But where are these criminals more likely to prey?
Kermit ISD is spending $30,000 to test 7th through 12th grade students involved in extracurricular activities. Sports, band members and even those students who drive and park on school property will be tested.
Thanks to the Heath Hamilton Memorial Association or HHMA, the City of Andrews has $132,942.42 more to invest in their students.
An Odessa man was arrested in Midland for having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl. 34-year-old Richard Vetter has been hit with felony charges of continuous sexual abuse to a child.
Odessa Police have made an arrest in connection with the deadly shooting that happened on Tuesday night in Odessa. Police tell NewsWest 9, 37-year-old Cristina Natividad Renteria has been arrested for tampering with Physical Evidence and making a false report.
An Odessa woman is behind bars following an incident on Wednesday in Odessa. Odessa Police were called out to the 3500 block of Merrill in reference to an assault victim.
One man was arrested for his fourth DWI in Odessa on Tuesday. Odessa Police were called out to Long Champ Court and Newell Road in reference to a major crash.
An Odessa man is behind bars following a burglary in Odessa on Tuesday. Odessa Police were called out to the 3700 block of Spruce in reference to a burglary in progress.
A Midland woman is behind bars after stealing money from her employer. Police say 42-year-old Denise Munoz had been giving out loans to family members.
Two teens are facing charges after an incident on Wednesday morning in Odessa. Officers were called out to the 1400 block of Patton Street in reference to a gray 1998 Jeep Cherokee that had been burglarized.
Two people were taken to the hospital following a three vehicle accident in Midland County on Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 158 and Interstate 20.
A Carlsbad man will have to spend nearly 11 years in federal prison after being sentenced for his part in a robbery spree in several southeastern New Mexico communities.
One man is behind bars on several charges after an incident in Odessa on Tuesday. Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the Sahara Motel in reference to a criminal trespass.
Authorities responded to several accidents along Highway 191 in Odessa on Wednesday morning.
Big Spring fire officials are investigating after a fire in Big Spring early Wednesday morning. The fire sparked up in the 1400 block of Princeton around 2:30 a.m.
One man is on the run following a late night shooting in Odessa on Tuesday night. The shooting happened at the Chaparral Village Apartments just after 10:45 p.m.
MISD schools will be open for enrollment beginning, Monday, August 4. School offices will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday – Friday.
Midland College is now using reclaimed water for irrigation. The college is pumping approximately 150,000 to 200,000 gallons of reclaimed water per day.