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Midland Firefighter Needs Donations to Fight Cancer Video included

30-year-old Aaron Hughes is a driver and paramedic with the Midland Fire Department. He was recently diagnosed with cancer. Aaron tells NewsWest 9 that he had an ulcer on his tongue that wouldn't go away. The doctor performed a biopsy on it and a few days later Aaron found out he had carcinoma. 

Texas Seizes Polygamist Group's Secluded Ranch

State agents have seized a polygamous group's Texas ranch where hundreds of children were removed during a 2008 FBI raid prompted by child sex abuse allegations.

Child Hit by Vehicle in Big Spring

A child was hit by a vehicle in Big Spring on Thursday night. We’re told the accident happened in the 1200 block of Gregg Street, just before 8:45 p.m.

House Fire in Carlsbad Ruled as Arson

A Carlsbad home that caught fire last week appears to be arson. That's according to the Carlsbad Current-Argus. The fire erupted at a home in the 1000 block of Mermod Street on April seventh.

UPDATE: Driver Killed in Rollover Accident on Interstate 20 in Midland County Video included

A Crosbyton, Texas, man is dead after an accident in Midland County on Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20, near the Cotton Flat exit, just before 4:30 p.m.

Crews Find Suspected Area of Radiation Leak

More than two months after radiation leaked from the federal government's half-mile deep nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico, crews think they have identified the area where the release occurred.

Traffic Alert: Work on FM 2599 to Close Portion of Interstate 20

If you're driving through Big Spring next week, we want to give you a heads up on a traffic alert. Work on the FM 2599 overpass will close some of the Interstate 20 lanes.

First Annual Clay Shoot Aims to Diminish Summer Hunger Video included

Hunger is on the rise in West Texas, most often in children. Hundreds gathered at a special event on Friday with aims to put a stop to summer hunger.

McCamey Goes Tutu Crazy For 5K Video included

There's a shortage of tutu's in McCamey right now. That's because they're getting ready for their first ever Tutu Fun Run 5K.

Pay Increase Could be on the Way For Lea County Employees

Lea County employees could be seeing a price hike in their checks. According to the Hobbs News-Sun, County Commissioners discussed the county's budget for next year on Thursday.

Cattle Numbers Still Dwindling on Texas - Mexico Border

No cattle, means no money, for the West Texas town of Presidio. The U.S. Department of Agriculture pulled its inspectors from Ojinaga, Mexico because they say the town isn't safe for them to be there.

Teacher Housing on the Way For Crane ISD

Teacher housing is the way for the Crane School District. School board members voted to buy land for the housing. It would be located on about three acres.

Carlsbad Caverns Warning People About Virus That's Killing Bats

There's a deadly virus in bats that Carlsbad Caverns officials wants to warn people about. According to the park, there's a disease called "White-Nose Syndrome" that has killed more than five million bats in the country since 2006.

National Park Service Offering Free Admission to Nation's National Parks This Weekend

If you're looking for something fun and cheap to do with the family this weekend, you may want to head to a National Park. Saturday marks the start of National Park Week.

At Least 12 Everest Guides Killed, Four Missing in Avalanche

The world's highest mountain has seen its deadliest-ever disaster. As Nepalese Sherpa guides worked to set up ropes for other climbers on Mount Everest, an avalanche swept down the climbing route.

SpaceX Launches Supplies to Space Station

A fresh load of supplies is finally on its way to the International Space Station. A SpaceX rocket blasted off Friday with two and a half tons of cargo, more than a month late.

Officials Say South Korean Ferry is Totally Submerged

Searchers have now put markers on the surface of the water where the South Korean ferry went down. Part of the ship had remained above the surface until today, but now the entire vessel is submerged.

Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexican Capital

A powerful, magnitude-7.2 earthquake has shaken central and southern Mexico. The U.S. Geological Survey initially calculated the quake's magnitude at 7.5, but later downgraded it to 7.2.

Texas Jobless Rate Slips to 5.5 Percent in March

The Texas unemployment rate has slipped to 5.5 percent. The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced the March unemployment figure, compared to a 5.7 percent statewide jobless rate in both January and February.

University of Texas Won't Plug Maroon Bluebonnets After All

Maroon bluebonnets will be allowed to remain on the University of Texas campus in Austin after mysteriously appearing in the shadow of the UT Tower. It's believed that Texas A&M pranksters at some point planted the seeds for a variant of bluebonnet known as Alamo Fire, which is a shade of maroon.

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  • Looming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyoming

    Looming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyoming

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:31 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:31:26 GMT
    A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.
    A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon just-begun efforts to stabilize the hillside.
  • Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

    Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:23 AM EDT2014-04-19 05:23:46 GMT
    People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's...
    People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's...
  • Police raid LA Times building after threat reports

    Police raid LA Times building after threat reports

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:31 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:31:15 GMT
    Police say they have locked down the Los Angeles Times building in downtown LA after receiving reports of a possible gunman inside.
    Police took a man into custody Friday night inside the Los Angeles Times building after it was locked down because of a shooting threat report, the newspaper said.
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  • Search resumes for bodies in Everest avalanche

    Search resumes for bodies in Everest avalanche

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:52:27 GMT
    Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on...
    Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the...
  • Sub search for missing plane to be done in week

    Sub search for missing plane to be done in week

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:52:15 GMT
    The search coordination center says an underwater robotic submarine is expected to finish searching a narrowed down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane within the next week,...
    An underwater robotic submarine is expected to finish searching a narrowed down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane within the next week, after completing six missions and so far coming...
  • 4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

    4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:52:05 GMT
    By The Associated Press Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are...
    By The Associated Press Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of...

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