Baytown man charged with intoxication manslaughter after fatal crash in Odessa

  Uber rolls out safety features after fake rideshare incidents

Permian Basin Easter: Events for the whole family

  Thousands of bees living on Notre Dame’s roof survive catastrophic fire

Midland Memorial Hospital to hold disaster drill

California couple who shackled, tortured children sentenced to life in prison

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  NOAA post-storm analysis finds Hurricane Michael was Category 5 at Florida landfall

  Kidney swap brings three Texas families together

  Understanding apps like ‘Youper’

Girl finds ancient megalodon tooth on North Carolina beach

‘Peepza’ is the latest Easter fad that is tearing the Internet apart

Bob Ross cereal is a thing, and here’s where to get it

Fiat Chrysler recalls over 300K cars due to rollaway risk

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles in North America because a transmission problem could cause them to roll away unexpectedly.

Notre Dame fire ‘likely caused’ by short-circuit, official says

Investigators so far believe the fire was accidental, and are questioning both cathedral staff and workers who were carrying out renovations.

Sparkles and sports: Mom brushes off criticism with photo shoots showing girls can do it all

The mother uploaded the empowering photos with a simple caption: ‘Because you can do it all.’

McConnell proposes raising minimum age to buy tobacco products

The bill would raise the nationwide minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, including vaping devices, from 18 to 21.

Investigation Finds Troubling Levels Of Arsenic In Bottled Water

‘My sunroof exploded’: Government investigating problem affecting dozens of automakers

Teen actress Mya-Lecia Naylor dies after collapsing

More blood pressure drugs recalled for cancer risk

Dad saved toddler from dingo attack in Australia

Couple who tortured 13 children could get life in prison Friday

  Man claiming to be missing boy Timmothy Pitzen to be arraigned Friday

Brian Michael Rini faces federal charges of identity theft and lying to investigators.

  Bills would directly affect staffing of temporary county jailers

Two house bills are being considered that targets temporary county jailers negatively.

  Midland High student awarded George W. Bush Childhood Home docent scholarship

Midland High School senior Cohen Hodges was awarded the George W. Bush Childhood Home docent scholarship today.

More blood pressure drugs recalled for cancer risk

A pharmaceutical company is once again expanding its recall for blood pressure medications because of potential cancer-causing impurities.

  Kent Company partners with Helen Keller Foundation to help those with vision impairment

Vision is often something we take for granted.

  Angie’s Babies accepting baby doll donations for nursing home residents

Angie’s Babies mission needs help supplying baby dolls to donate for nursing home residents in West Texas.

  UTPB, XTO team up for summer engineering program

During the program, students will learn about all things STEM, including computer design and robot building.

  McConnell to introduce bill to raise minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21

The McConnell bill will be introduced in May and will be applied to all tobacco products, including vaping devices.

  At 95, he’s the oldest banker in Texas — and he’s not stopping any time soon

Guinn Godwin fought in WWII before returning to his job at American National Bank

  Easter pets aren’t always the best

People celebrate Easter in several ways, but chances are there is a rabbit, chick or goose somewhere in the mix, usually just a stuffed animal or a piece of candy. However, some people take it to the next level and buy living rabbits, chicks, or geese to include in their Easter holiday.

  City of Big Spring hiring police officers

The Big Spring Police Department is looking for new officers to join the ranks.

  Odessa Fill the Boot campaign raises over $94,000

This year brought in nearly $20,000 more than the previous year.

Husband charged with wife’s murder, nearly 40 years after she disappeared

The 76-year-old man told reporters his wife 'went to Florida' and he has no idea where her body could be.

DPS: Two of Texas’ 10 most wanted fugitives captured

The Texas Department of Public Safety announced the arrests of two of its most wanted criminals.

Walmart, Amazon accept food stamps to pay for groceries online in pilot program

The two-year pilot program is available to the New York City area and upstate New York.

Chocolate-stuffed marshmallows are on the way just in time for your summer s’mores

And yes, the chocolate is real, according to its makers.

Teen actress Mya-Lecia Naylor dies after collapsing

The 16-year-old starred in several British TV shows and appeared in multiple films including 'Cloud Atlas.'

House Judiciary Chair calls on Mueller to testify ‘as soon as possible’

Chairman Jerrold Nadler released a three-sentence letter to Mueller requesting his appearance.

Notre Dame fire ‘likely caused’ by short-circuit, official says

A small, temporary church on the plaza outside has been proposed while the monument goes through restoration.

City offices closing for Easter weekend

Many city offices will be closed this weekend in observance of the Easter holiday.

Party affiliation clear in plummeting US church membership, poll finds

Church membership among Democrats fell 23% over the past 20 years, according to a Gallup poll, compared to an 8% drop among Republicans.

BMW adds nearly 185,000 vehicles to recall over fire risk

BMW is adding nearly 185,000 vehicles in the U.S. to a 2017 recall for possible engine fires.

FULL TEXT: AG William Barr’s remarks on Mueller report

U.S. Attorney General William Barr addressed special counsel Robert Mueller's report ahead of its release Thursday.

‘Jeopardy!’ contestant breaks his own 1-day winnings record

A professional sports gambler from Las Vegas has broken his own single-episode winnings record on "Jeopardy!"

  Should cities help deport undocumented immigrants?

When it comes to undocumented immigrants should local law enforcement cooperate with federal immigration officers

WATCH LIVE: Barr holds press conference before releasing Mueller report

The news conference provoked immediate criticism from congressional Democrats who say he's trying to spin the findings.

The 10 best Easter deals for 2019: half-off cruises and more

From the Nintendo Switch to laptops, iPads and cruises, these are the 10 best Easter bargains you'll find.

Police: Man with gas cans arrested at New York City church

Police say the man was carrying over four gallons of gas, two bottles of lighter fluid and two butane lighters.

Don’t miss April’s ‘Pink Moon’ this Friday

April’s full moon, also known as the pink moon, will rise this Friday.

Party affiliation clear in plummeting US church membership, poll finds

Church membership among Democrats fell 23% over the past 20 years, according to a Gallup poll, compared to an 8% drop among Republicans.

  Mysterious box of ashes left on Seattle woman’s car

Sasha Martin believes the ashes are a cremated person and she's making it a mission to find their owner.

Sandals is offering 31 free vacations to moms, teachers, nurses and military service members in a new giveaway

The 31 prizes include seven-day, six-night vacations for two adults at any of Sandals Resort, including locations in Jamaica, Antigua and The Bahamas.

VERIFY: False claims try to tie the Notre Dame fire cause to Muslims

The investigation into what caused the Notre Dame fire is still underway, but on social media you’ll find posts falsely claiming there’s evidence Muslims are to blame.

France holds daylong tribute to firefighters after Notre Dame fire

More than 400 firefighters took part in the nine-hour battle to save the 12th-century Notre Dame on Monday evening.

Facebook uploaded 1.5 million users’ contacts without permission

Facebook says it unintentionally collected the email contacts of 1.5 million new users without their knowledge or permission over the past three years.

Parents warned about teen ‘shell on’ challenge shared across social media

Teenagers are apparently eating banana peels, candy wrappers and other packaging in what is being called the “shell on” challenge.

  ‘We don’t get over it’: Pain of mass shootings lingers

Managing long-term mental health effects poses unique challenges in each town touched by tragedy, but experts agree that isolation is a red flag.

People claim to see Jesus in photo of Notre Dame Cathedral flames

A mother from Scotland hopes her observation will 'bring comfort to people in Paris and all over the world at this sad time.'

Naval Academy to ban transgender students starting in 2020

It's part of the Trump administration's ban on transgender service members.

Polo made of recycled plastic bottles debuted by Ralph Lauren

The Earth-friendly shirts are made from an average of 12 plastic bottles and the dye uses no water.

Redacted Mueller report to be released Thursday amid controversy

Attorney General William Barr will hold a press conference before releasing the report. Democrats claim he's trying to spin the findings.

Odessa Development Corporation launches new podcast

The podcast covers a wide variety of topics but all are focused on how the topic fits into the economic development and prosperity that is happening in Odessa.

  Bill aimed at making assaulting pregnant women a felony passes Texas House unanimously

This would be a big change from the current state law, which only designates the crime as a class A misdemeanor.

  New ECISD school staff hired for next year

Yesterday ECISD Board of Trustees conferred to approve hiring new staff for the 2019/2020 school year.

  Volunteer firefighters risk their jobs responding to emergencies

Volunteer fire departments make up 70 percent of fire departments in Texas, yet there are no laws protecting the volunteers' jobs while they protect their communities.

  Mysterious sinkhole forms outside of Ft. Stockton residents home

For one Ft. Stockton resident, a mysterious sinkhole emerged outside of her home today.

  Vice President Pence will tour oil rig, attend fundraiser while visiting Midland

Space for the dinner the Vice President will be attending is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

‘Save Chick-fil-A’ advocates take fight against San Antonio to Texas Capitol

‘Save Chick-fil-A’ advocates take fight against San Antonio to Texas Capitol.

Female astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set record

A NASA astronaut will spend nearly a year at the International Space Station, setting a record for women.

  5 fan theories of how ‘Avengers: Endgame’ will play out

There are dozens of theories by fanboys and fangirls about what happens to the Avengers. Here are five seemingly plausible ones.

FBI Denver says threat to community over after law enforcement found 18-year-old Sol Pais

Federal and local law enforcement said they have found 18-year-old Sol Pais, whose arrival in Colorado and the surrounding situation caused Denver area schools to shut down for a day.

School shootings’ effects on police still largely unknown

Experts say agencies are reluctant to let researchers interview officers and dredge up potentially painful memories.

‘Save Chick-fil-A’ advocates take fight against San Antonio to Texas Capitol

The group claims that some governments punish Christians for 'simply living out their faith and holding to the biblical truth about marriage and sexuality.'

Sandra Oh, Lebron James and Taylor Swift among Time’s 100 most influential people

This year’s list features 48 women, a record for the publication.

  Remembering Barbara Bush, the matriarch of an American political dynasty

April 17, 2019 marks the one year anniversary of Former First Lady Barbara Bush’s passing.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Stalled vehicle closes westbound off ramp of I-20, FM 307

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, some one had an axle break on a trailer and abandoned a mobile home.

Saudi runaway sisters plead for help on social media

The sisters, tweeting from the former Soviet republic of Georgia, claim they will be killed if they are forcibly returned to Saudi Arabia.

5 fan theories of how ‘Avengers: Endgame’ will play out

There are dozens of theories by fanboys and fangirls about what happens to the Avengers. Here are five seemingly plausible ones.