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Reagan County Airport Improvements Crucial To Business Video included

The Reagan County is going from rocky roads to paved runways and more. It's all part of a $2.2 million project in response to the growing demand for commercial and business flights in the city. 

Lovington High School Student Dies After Accident in School Parking Lot

A high school student in Lovington was seriously injured after a crash in a parking lot. The accident happened on Wednesday around 3:30 p.m. in the northwest parking lot of Lovington High School.

Investigation Launched into Fight Involving OPD Recruit, Ector Co. Jailer Video included

An Odessa police recruit and an Ector County jailer are under investigation. It's all stems from a fight over the weekend. Just before 1 a.m. Sunday morning, Odessa Police were called out to a house in the 4200 block of Wayside.

Odessa Police Investigating Aggravated Assault, Possible Attempted Kidnapping Video included

Police are investigating after an incident on Thursday morning in Odessa. Odessa Police responded to the 900 block of Prairie Avenue just before 11:30 a.m.

Investigation Underway Regarding Border Patrol Accident

An investigation is underway to figure out what triggered an accident during a Border Patrol training session in Marfa. Officials tell NewsWest 9 that a Border Patrol Agent from the Big Bend Sector unintentionally fired his weapon during the training session on Monday.

Texas School Funding Still Unconstitutional

A judge has again declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional, reaffirming his 2013 decision despite $3.4 billion in extra classroom funding approved by the Legislature last summer.

Growth in Monahans Forced City to Buy More Storm Sirens Video included

The city of Monahans has spent over $43,000 on three new storm sirens. But there may be a need for more sirens as the city of Monahans continues to grow.

Odessa Man Killed in Accident Near Fort Stockton, Another Injured

An Odessa man is dead and another person was injured in a rollover accident on Wednesday morning. The accident happened eight miles north of Fort Stockton on FM 1053 at 6:45 a.m.

U.T.P.B. STEM Academy Students to Meet at U.T.P.B. Gym for the Rest of the Week

Students at U.T.P.B. STEM Academy will be meeting at the university gym the rest of this week. It's all because their new facility isn't completed just yet.

School Officials Working to Repair Air Conditioning at Ector County School Campuses

Some Ector County students are having a hot start to the new school year. The school district's maintenance department has 14 work orders for air conditioning units needing repair.

Midland Man Arrested After Being Accused of Sexually Assaulting Woman For Revenge

A Midland man was arrested after he sexually assaulted a woman. He told her he was doing it to get back at her husband.

Man Behind Bars Accused of Punching, Choking His Girlfriend

One man is behind bars after being accused of punching and choking his girlfriend last month. According to the affidavit, the victim told Rusty Fowler that she was ending the relationship.

Firefighters Extinguish Brush Fire in Big Spring

Fire officials have extinguished a brush fire that sparked up on Thursday morning in Big Spring. According to our friends at KBYG Radio in Big Spring, the fire was located just north of Martin Luther King Blvd.

Artist Behind Nine Odessa Jackrabbits Shares Her Story, Inspiration Video included

If you live in Odessa or simply driven through, you've probably noticed the colorful jackrabbits placed around town.

Fort Stockton Middle School Band Hosting Instrument Drive

The Fort Stockton Middle School Band is hosting an instrument drive. They're asking anyone who as an instrument that they don't use anymore to consider donating it to the middle school band.

Alpine Lions Club Hosting Big Bend Gun and Knife Show This Weekend

The Alpine Lions Club is hosting the Big Bend Gun and Knife Show this weekend. It'll take place at the Civic Center on Saturday and Sunday.

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  • Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:49:40 GMT
    Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
    Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
  • Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

    Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:02 AM EDT2014-08-29 10:02:52 GMT
    When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in before long she...
    When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who Ballmer was. But in short order she...
  • Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

    Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:39:35 GMT
    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state...
    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and...
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  • Israel identifies body as missing American student

    Israel identifies body as missing American student

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:39:35 GMT
    Israeli police say a recently found body has been identified after a forensic investigation as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week.
    Israeli forensic investigators on Friday identified a recently found body as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week, Israeli police said.
  • WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other

    WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:31:23 GMT
    The World Health Organization says the past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak began, more evidence that the crisis is worsening.
    The past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak in West Africa began, the World Health Organization said Friday, offering more evidence that the crisis is worsening.
  • US delivers military aid to Lebanon

    US delivers military aid to Lebanon

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:31:22 GMT
    The United States has delivered the first shipment of weapons to Lebanon to help bolster its military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants amid the fallout from neighboring Syria's civil war.
    The United States has delivered the first shipment of weapons to Lebanon to help bolster its military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants amid the fallout from neighboring Syria's civil war.

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