An armed and dangerous man is hiding out somewhere in West Texas. Authorities are looking for Sergio Lara who also goes by the name of "Chuck."
Border Patrol Officers in Presidio made another large drug bust on Thursday. Border Patrol officials tell NewsWest 9, they seized just over 73 pounds of marijuana that was hidden in children's furniture.
A man lost his life while trying to steal a couple of high priced valuables in Brewster County. Police say the man first tried to steal a Porsche from an Auto Zone but was unsuccessful.
A routine traffic stop in Fort Stockton led to the discovery of some big money and a weapon. The Pecos County Sheriff's Office pulled over a pickup on Valentine's Day for a traffic stop.
New information on the City Council meeting in Alpine on Tuesday night that ended abruptly and left residents angry. According to the agenda, the meeting was meant to feature a report from the city manager, highlighting misuse of credit cards by city employees.
Jeff Davis County expects to be busting up a drug trafficking ring soon. According to Big Bend Now, 12 people have been indicted. They're expected to be arrested in the next few weeks.
They look like a couple of farmers hauling equipment but they were actually hauling marijuana. 500 pounds of marijuana were stuffed in containers.
A possible sequestration in Washington could impact security along the U.S.-Mexico border, including just south of us in the Big Bend region. The proposed cuts would impact more than 5,000 border patrol agents and more than 2,000 customs agents.
We know now what caused the death of an Alpine man at the Big Bend Ranch State Park. A preliminary autopsy says 58-year-old Clifford Kocher died from hypothermia.
Friends and family are preparing to say goodbye to a friend. Bobby Upchurch passed away on Sunday. Upchurch was a Special Texas Ranger from TSCRA assigned to Brewster County and many other counties. Upchurch had also been a Chief Deputy for Reeves and Hudspeth County more than 27 years ago.
Slowing a wildfire before it even begins. That's what firefighters in Jeff Davis County are doing during the next few weeks. After three major wildfires in the last two years, the Texas A&M Forest Service is getting a jump start on what's likely to be an active fire season this year.
Fort Stockton police have a dangerous prowler on their hands and they need your help. On Saturday, officers were called out to a home in the 1600 block of Westwind.
Fire crews in Alpine finally got a grassfire under control after the gusty winds kept fanning the flames. Alpine Police tell NewsWest 9, the fire started just south of town around 12:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon and it took crews about two hours to contain.
A few weeks ago, NewsWest 9 told you about local businesses booming in Fort Stockton. Now the town is seeing a boom of another kind, their crime rate. From burglaries to criminal mischief and even murders, the crime is going up.
Police are investigating after a woman died on Sunday night in Fort Stockton. Police tell NewsWest 9, they responded to a stab victim just after 8 p.m. Sunday night at 405 West Hornbeck Street.
Oilman Clayton Williams will continue his fight to bring more water into Midland and Odessa.
Pecos County Commissioners were awarded a grant to create a new water well. It's all part of the county's plan to clean up their drinking water.
Both cell phones and land lines were down for most of the day on Monday in nearby counties. NewsWest 9 Facebook followers say it was all the talk in Pecos County, Brewster County and Jeff Davis County.
Businesses are popping up left and right in Fort Stockton and it's boosting their local economy.
Much of the Basin is seeing an oil boom but in Fort Stockton, they're seeing a small business boom.
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