17 children, 4 adults injured in Upstate school bus crash, officials say

Multiple injuries have been reported in a Upstate school bus crash Friday afternoon, according to officials.

MC Chemistry Club, American Chemical Society present Chemistry at the Mall

Ready to be blinded by science? The MC Chemistry Club and Permian Basin chapter of the American Chemical Society will be at Midland Park Mall

Odessa College, First Basin Credit Union award $500 to winning calendar artist

The $500 prize money went directly to the winning OC student with the other 12 students taking home prizes as well.

Sibley Nature Center transforms for Halloween

This event will feature games, pumpkin carving and, if you’re brave, live snakes.

Midland mayor visits Carver Center to talk to students

Students at Carver Center were able to ask questions about their city Friday morning when Mayor Jerry Morales dropped by.

A little late this year, the Smoky Mountains are about to light up in fall color

Annual autumn display draws thousands of onlookers

1 injured after crash involving semi-truck in Midland

The semi-truck slowed down to turn and the car struck it from behind.

Permian Basin Weekend: 10/19-10/21: Events for the whole family

Looking for something to do this weekend? NewsWest 9 has all the fun and exciting stuff for you AND your family to experience October 19 through October 21.

Friends of Ector County Library holding used book sale

During the sale hardback books will be $1 and paperback books only 50 cents.

Ward Family Dental holding ‘Dentistry from the Heart’ event

Ward Family Dental is offering free dental care for those who can't afford it.

Defense attorney withdraws in case of fatal crash involving ice cream truck

Garrett was indicted in July 2017 for killing three people when he slammed into the back of an ice cream truck.

  Pink the Park supports survivors, raises awareness for breast cancer

The celebration is an effort to raise awareness for breast cancer, support survivors and remember those who have passed.

MCT presents ‘Til Beth Do Us Part’

'Til Beth Do Us Part' is a fun and zany comedy about marriage that audiences are sure to enjoy.

Target hosting PAW Patrol Halloween event

Kids are invited to come to the store in costume and trick-or-treat their way through the store, as well as watch an exclusive episode of PAW Patrol.

Accio Advent Calendar! Harry Potter advent calendars to be released for Christmas

The Harry Potter Advent Calendar is coming out Nov. 1 for $39.99, just in time for you to snag it for Christmas!

Keith Urban visits hospitalized fan after Mercy nurses start social media campaign

Marissa English is a huge fan of country star Keith Urban. Her nurses at Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center launched a social media campaign in hopes of the singer meeting with her before his appearance in Toledo on Thursday.

MISD looks to provide child care for new parents, teachers

In an effort to recruit and retain teachers, MISD plans to offer new parents childcare.

Drivers for ride-sharing companies cash in on oil show

Driving for Uber may just earn you a pretty penny during the PBIOS.

Man arrested by Odessa citizen attempts to escape at hospital

Odessa Police arrested Derek Joseph Judkins, 29, Wednesday morning for Robbery “2nd Degree Felony” and Resisting Arrest “Class A Misdemeanor”.

Ector County Sheriff, Deputies serve lunch to crowd at Periam Basin International Oil Show

Thursday, the Ector County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with the Odessa Chuck Wagon Gang to serve lunch to attendees of the Permian Basin International Oil Show.

Emmy-Winning TV Producer With Basin Ties to Headline Banquet

The banquet provides funding for the non-profit’s efforts which include promoting the well-being of the Permian Basin and serving as the premier Hispanic healthcare advocacy group.

Women’s Energy Network encourages young women to attend college during Young Women Energized

Over $20,000 in scholarships is anticipated, sponsored by Concho, Pioneer, Apache, Diamondback, Baker Hughes, Kelly Hart and Hallman LLP, and Susan Richardson.

Methane emissions continue to fall as oil, gas production soars says EPA

Newly-released data from the United States Environmental Protection Agency show methane emissions from oil and natural gas production in New Mexico’s two major basins declined from 2016 to 2017.

Keep Odessa Beautiful, ALON team up to beautify Odessa Recycle Center

As part of ALON’s reduced emissions program 15 Crepe Myrtle Trees will be planted.

Midland Downtown Lions Club hosts 3rd annual Readathon

Children can attend the event for free and walk away with at least three books.

1 dead in rollover accident in Pecos Co.

DPS mentions the road conditions were wet due to rain during the time of the accident.

State Representative Brooks Landgraf holding town hall in Odessa

State Representative Brooks Landgraf will be holding a town hall at the UTPB Library on October 22.

Family Promise of Midland, Bombas Socks partner to donate socks to local shelters

For every pair of socks purchased, Bombas socks is donating a pair to a person in need.

OPD: Couple accused of taking walker not involved in theft

The suspects left the Albertson's with a $200 walker that didn't belong to them.

TRAFFIC ALERT: SH 176 closed in Andrews Co. closed due to crash

The Martin County Sheriff's Office has confirmed there is an accident in the area but no further details are available.

New MISD school gathers momentum ahead of 2019 May ballot

For the last nine months, 30 committee members have looked back at the trends of student membership a little over 10 years.

Covenant pediatric patients celebrate Halloween early.

The popular seasonal chain Spirit Halloween held their annual ‘Spirit of Children’ Halloween Party at Covenant Children’s Hospital Wednesday.

High Sky Children’s Ranch to Celebrate groundbreaking for a new state of the art shelter, administration building, and the Frank Cremer Therapy Center

This groundbreaking is the culmination of an $11 million dollar Capital Campaign that was completed in just under 7 months, with the help of local individuals, foundations, and oil companies.

Governor Abbott issues Disaster Declaration for 18 Texas counties in response to severe weather, flooding

"Therefore, in accordance with the authority vested in me by Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code, I do hereby declare a state of disaster in the previously listed counties."

Federal Credit Union gives back to community

Complex Community Federal Credit Union is giving back for its 60th anniversary by packing 120,000 meals to serve the needs of children in the Permian Basin.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic backed up at 1788, I-20

Traffic accident causes delays at 1788 and I-20

2018 Early voting locations

Elections are just around the corner, get all the information you need right here.

Midland Fire Department responds to house fire

The Midland Fire Department is working a house fire in the 3000 block of W. Michigan.

California drug trafficking ring tried to ship meth to Hawaii disguised as Aztec items

The drugs were disguised as colorful, decorative items.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash closes southbound lane of US 285 in Reeves Co.

Southbound lanes of the road are closed until a wrecker can come turn the semi over.

Midland College holding ‘College Ready’ workshop

Attendees will learn how to navigate college deadlines, how to use the applytexas.com college application, and how to pay for college, including crucial FAFSA information.