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Arrest Affidavit Reveals Details in the Murder of Ethan Cole Video included

What started out as a missing persons case in Andrews, soon turned into a capital murder investigation.

Midland Man Killed in Train Accident in Midland Video included

One person is dead following an accident in Midland County on Sunday night. Officials were called out to the railroad crossing at Front Street and Terrell Street around 8 p.m.

Midland Girl Killed, Three Others Injured in Tragic Accident in Tom Green County

A Midland girl is dead and several others were injured after an ATV accident in Tom Green County. The accident happened on Saturday evening at the El Escondrijo Ranch on Highway 87.

Two Men Arrested in Big Spring on Burglary Charges

Two men in Big Spring are facing charges following a weekend burglary. Big Spring Police tell NewsWest 9, a Big Spring Police Department Sergeant was patrolling businesses on the east side of town where he spotted movement in the area of Lee’s Rental Storage Units in the 1600 block of East FM 700.

Authorities Searching For Escaped Inmate From Arkansas Who Has West Texas Ties

The Odessa Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating an escaped inmate from Arkansas. Police are looking for Timothy “Bo” Buffington.

Family Members of Unaccompanied Minors Offer Fingerprints In Hopes of Reuniting Video included

Family members of illegal children crossing the border alone are coming forward. They are offering their fingerprints in hopes of reuniting with loved ones.

Hobbs Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Charge

On July 24, 2014, Carlos Luis Bujanda, 46, of Hobbs, N.M., entered a guilty plea in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to a methamphetamine trafficking charge.

Ector County Health Department to Enforce New Rules for Food Truck Vendors Video included

The food truck industry is taking off in the Basin but their popularity is making it hard for the Ector County Health Department to keep up.Officials said dozens of new vendors are coming into the county but not all of them are legal.

Andrews Man Killed in Gaines County Accident

An Andrews man is dead following a one vehicle accident in Gaines County.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane Closures Possible Along Interstate 20 in Odessa Through Friday

Some lanes on Interstate 20 near Grandview in Odessa will be shut down during this week. It's all to clean up some material that spilled as a result of an 18-wheeler rollover last week.

UPDATE: Aggravated Robbery Suspect Facing Multiple Charges

Aggravated robbery suspect charged with multiple felonies.

Odessa Man Behind Bars For Allegedly Hitting His Girlfriend

An Odessa man landed himself behind bars after hitting his girlfriend, running from officers then getting caught with marijuana. Police arrested 28-year-old Angel Rios for punching his common-law wife in her face and head.

Traffic Stop Ends With Two People Behind Bars

A traffic stop ended with an Odessa couple getting busted with drugs. Police pulled over 25-year-old April Dixon and 37-year-old William Tryon over the weekend.

Ector County ISD in Need of Teachers Video included

The Ector County School District needs teachers. School officials have been recruiting year-round throughout the state, the country and even through U.T.P.B.'s educational program.

Apartment Blaze Last Week Largest in Hobbs History

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Officials say a massive blaze that recently destroyed five buildings at an apartment complex is the largest structure fire in Hobbs history.

Odessa Police Release New "High Five" Most Wanted List

It's a new week and Odessa Police have released their latest “High Five” most wanted list. Topping this week's list is Amber Patino with seven warrants.

Pecos County One Step Closer to Getting Solar Farm

Pecos County is a step closer to getting a solar farm. Commissioners approved a tax deal for the project. The farm will be located in northeast Fort Stockton.

CASA of West Texas Welcomes Eight New Volunteers Video included

CASA of West Texas has welcomed eight new volunteers in Midland. Judge Sylvia Chavez led a swearing-in ceremony at the county courthouse on Monday.

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  • Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

    Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:55:00 GMT
    A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said.
    A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.
  • Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:39:08 GMT
    Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
    Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
  • FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video

    FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:26:10 GMT
    A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
    The FBI thoroughly searched its archives and found no evidence that more videos of the Oklahoma City bombing exist, agency employees told a judge Monday in a trial that has rekindled questions about whether any others were...
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  • Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says

    Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:30:02 GMT
    Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers.
    Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave...
  • New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

    New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:37:29 GMT
    No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a plane in Liberia, had a layover in Togo and then arrived in Nigeria where authorities say he died days later...
    No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say...
  • Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

    Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:36:49 GMT
    Lawyers for Blackwater security guards are accusing the government of suppressing evidence favorable to the defendants, who are accused in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.
    Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.

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