6-year-old injured in January crash dies

According to OPD, the other passenger has been released from the hospital.

  Jussie Smollett’s bail set at $100K; he must surrender passport

Smollett appeared in court Thursday afternoon. His bail was set at $100,000 and the court ordered him to surrender his passport.
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  Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

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


  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

This closure is due to a shortage of drivers for the service.
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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.

  Exclusive: Heartbreaking videos show moments before fatal gas explosion

Stop school shootings? Campuses know how, and lawmakers are listening

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

Robert Fabian pretrial hearing canceled

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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.


FC West Texas to hold tryouts

Shaq thanks CMPD for controlling traffic in uptown during All-Star Weekend

Notable sportscaster and former basketball star Shaquille O’Neill was spotted thanking Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers while they were out controlling traffic in the heavily congested city.


  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

As part of a nation-wide movement, a small crowd gathered at Republic Square in Downtown Austin to protest President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration.
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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.

  OPD arrest man in connection weekend murder

Wintery mix possible Tuesday morning

Staff training temporarily impacts City of Midland Animal Services hours

Rhea Lana’s consignment holding spring, summer sale