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Caution: Welders' Equipment Targeted in West Odessa Video included

There's a rising crime trend in Ector County, and it's welders who are the victims. Over the weekend, officials have received numerous reports of their vehicles being stolen, stripped, and then left behind.

Mexican Independence Day Celebrations On Both Sides of West Texas Border Video included

Celebrations in honor of Mexican Independence Day have already begun, with events being held in Presidio and Ojinaga, Chihuahua. NewsWest 9 attended both events, and brings you the sights and sounds.

Person of Interest Sought in Odessa Bank Robbery Video included

Odessa Crime Stoppers received a tip that led them to a video of a person of interest at a convenience store just before the bank robbery that happened last Thursday at Commercial State Bank on Kermit Highway.

Trial Begins For Big Spring Man Charged With Murder

A trial began on Monday for a Big Spring man charged with murder. Police say Dakota Anguiano shot his girlfriend, 17-year-old Abigail Valencia, in the head last year.

Midland Principal Goes Above and Beyond to Help Keeps Students Dry on Flooded Streets Video included

When it comes to helping students, one principal in Midland doesn't think twice. A picture sent to NewsWest 9 from a few viewers shows the principal at Henderson Elementary school giving a piggy back ride to a student so he would be safe and dry on the flooded roads after school.

Man Arrested on Aggravated Assault Charges

One man is behind bars on aggravated assault charges after an incident on Friday. Officers were called out to the 1000 block of North Hancock in reference to a disturbance.

Man Arrested in Connection With Weekend Accident in Odessa

One man is behind bars in connection with a weekend accident in Odessa. Officers were called out to the intersection of North County Road West and Kermit Highway on Saturday night in reference to a major crash.

Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening His Roommate With a Baseball Bat

One man is behind bars after allegedly threatening his roommate with a baseball bat. Officers were called out to the 1300 block of East 56th Street on Friday in reference to a disturbance.

Woman Arrested After Hitting Her Sister With a Vase

One woman is behind bars after hitting her sister with a vase. Odessa Police were called out to the 2800 block of Henderson on Sunday in reference to a disturbance.

Midland Man Arrested For Fraudulently Using Debit Card Multiple Times

A Midland man got locked up for using a debit card fraudulently multiple times. 19-year-old Eddie Rodriguez was arrested on Thursday for debit card abuse charges.

Eddy County Sheriff’s Office Searching For Tire Thief

The Eddy County Sheriff's Department is looking for a tire thief. Early in the morning on August fifth, the suspect took five Yokohama tires from a yard in the 1400 block of San Jose Boulevard.

Three Students Behind Bars For Making Bomb Threats in Carlsbad

Three students are behind bars after making bomb threats. Carlsbad police have arrested two students after two bomb threats were made to the Carlsbad Intermediate School's P.R. Leyva Campus.

Odessa Police Release New "High Five" Most Wanted List

Odessa Police have released this week's “High Five” most wanted list. 25-year-old Justin Payne tops the list with six outstanding warrants.

Odessa Fire-Rescue Says Goodbye to Long-Time Member Video included

Odessa Fire and Rescue is saying goodbye to one of their long-time members.

Weekend Felony Arrests by the Odessa Police Department - September 15, 2014

Weekend felony arrests by the Odessa Police Department for September 15, 2014.

Loop 250 Resurfacing Project Begins in Midland

Midlanders may want to avoid Loop 250. The resurfacing project started on Monday.

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