Crime

  Robert Fabian heads to pre-trial

Police: Kindergarten teacher, boyfriend videoed child sex abuse

Husband arrested for allegedly stabbing wife with screwdriver 17 times

  Man who stood up to mosque gunman probably saved lives

  New Zealand mosque attacks death toll rises to 50

‘Run, hide, fight’ emergency alert issued at University of Michigan

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Police question suspect in shooting death of Gambino crime boss

  Leaders around the world condemn New Zealand mosques shootings

  Woman in Big Bend disappears

New Zealand mosque shootings: Multiple fatalities, 1 in custody

Odessa man pleads guilty to 2016 murder

Tests on backlogged rape kits leads to 186 new arrests

  UT tennis coach Michael Center arrested for allegedly accepting nearly $100K in bribes

National admissions and athletics cheating scam includes Longhorn tennis coach, who is now arrested.

Man in serious condition after North Odessa shooting

An Odessa man is in serious condition following a shooting that occurred Monday night, around 10:55 p.m., at 2220 East 52nd Street.

Former Texas A&M Forest Service firefighter to serve 30 years for continuous sexual assault of a child

A 47-year-old former Texas A&M Forest Service wildland firefighter received a 30 year sentence last week for continuous sexual assault of a child.

Should drug dealers be charged with murder?

Having lost his 29-year-old son to a fentanyl overdose, Dean Palozej believes dealers who peddle drugs that kill should be locked up for a very long time — for the rest of their life, in some cases.

After an Officer-involved shooting in Monahans Texas Rangers investigate

  Stranger said ‘sorry,’ then shot children’s dog in the face, Dallas mom says

Court denies Adnan Syed new trial in ‘Serial’ podcast case

  Andrews man arrested for shooting shop owner

Suspect killed while attempting to rob Midland restaurant

  Drunk driver arrested after crashing into National Weather Service

R. Kelly taken into custody for failing to pay child support

One day after R. Kelly emotionally denied sexual abuse allegations made against him, the R&B singer was taken into custody over a different matter.

  Midland man sentenced to 25 years for sexual assault of a child

Blevins was arrested after bribing a child into performing oral sex in exchange for a PlayStation

Odessa Police Department asking for public’s help in identifying suspects of a theft at an Odessa Wal-Mart

The Odessa Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying three suspects of a January theft at an Odessa Wal-Mart.

Police looking for suspect accused of stealing Budweiser truck from Southtown

Police need your help finding a suspect accused of taking a beer truck for a joy ride back in January.

SAPD announces arrest in 1986 rape, murder of 83-year-old Dovie Dykes

San Angelo Police Chief Frank Carter announced Tuesday morning that an arrest has been made in the cold case of 83-year-old Dovie Dykes.

  Police: Border Patrol agent shot girlfriend in front of baby

A report shows a jump in domestic and violent crime by off-duty Border Patrol agents.

New Mexico fugitive arrested in Mexico, FBI says

Angel Deleon, 41, wanted for his alleged involvement with a prison gang in New Mexico, was arrested in Mexico Friday, March 1.

  Chaos erupts, 2 arrested during Texas execution

When Billie Ray Coble uttered his final words, his son, grandson and daughter-in-law became emotional, and the men swung and kicked at others in the death chamber witness area.

  Odessa woman arrested for stabbing sister in the neck, face

Kimberly Kay Hamilton, 56, has been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Family Violence) “2nd Degree Felony”.

  Ector County Sheriff’s Office Deputy crashes while pursuing suspect

A deputy attempting to catch up to the pursuit collided with an unrelated vehicle injuring several.

Crane County Sheriff’s Office asking for public’s help in theft

The Crane’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for information on the whereabouts of an 18-wheeler with trailer and backhoe stolen February 5.

Day care provider who hanged toddler sentenced to probation

Nataliia Karia received 10 years probation on Monday for hanging a toddler in her daycare and running over two men with her minivan.

NM car thief steals truck with Yorkie inside

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting the public’s assistance in solving a vehicle theft that occurred Tuesday, February 19, between 8:00 and 9:30 AM.

  Former Reeves County Judge sentenced to Federal prison

Tuesday morning, former Reeves County Judge Jimmy Galindo, 55, was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment on federal bribery and income tax related charges.

Andrews County Sheriff’s Office arrest 2 following Aggravated Robbery

Monday, the Andrews County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a possible robbery around 4:12 p.m.

OPD makes arrest in aggravated robbery investigation

Officers responded to two robbery calls Tuesday morning, one at a Stripes and another at a 7-Eleven.

  Ector County Sheriff’s Office arrests 2 teens in Monday night shooting

ECSO says two people have been arrested and the victim is in fair condition.

  R. Kelly leaves jail after posting $100K in sex abuse case

A spokeswoman for the Cook County Sheriff's Office said the money was posted late Monday afternoon, and Kelly was expected to be freed by early evening. He will be forbidden from having any contact with females younger than 18.

Indictment: Man murdered his brother’s family over missing money

Suspicious of his brother over missing money from two companies they owned at the New Jersey shore, Keith Caneiro emailed two business associates last fall, saying he was going to cut off further payments to his brother, Paul.

Gaines County Sheriff, Texas Rangers investigating dead body found Saturday

One man has been arrested and held on a $1 million.

  OPD investigating death of 81-year-old woman whose daughter admitted abusing repeatedly

Investigators say Traci Alaniz admitted to striking her mother "three or four times a month" over the past three months.

Should drug dealers be charged with murder? States ponder

Lawmakers in Connecticut, Hawaii, Mississippi and Virginia have proposed murder and manslaughter charges for overdoses this year. Several states passed such laws over the past two years.

  Oregon fugitive arrested in Midland after toddler tests positive for cocaine

Authorities say the woman was wanted after her toddler tested positive for cocaine following a supervised visit.

Texas man accused of killing 2-year-old daughter with hammer

If convicted, the suspect would face the death penalty or life in prison.

R. Kelly ordered jailed on $1M bond at Chicago hearing

R. Kelly was ordered jailed on $1 million bond Saturday at his first court hearing since the R&B star was charged with sexually abusing four people, including three minors, in a case that seemed likely to produce another #MeToo trial involving a celebrity.

R. Kelly due in Chicago court to face sex abuse charges

Kelly, who was acquitted of child pornography charges in 2008, has consistently denied any sexual misconduct.

3 brothers in “imminent danger” after parents kidnap them during supervised visit in Killeen, police say

Officials are searching for three brothers taken from Killeen, who are believed to be in “imminent danger,” according to the McCulloch County Sheriff’s office.

4 arrested in connection to North Odessa robbery

According to police, two of the suspects held a man at gun point at him, emptied his pockets, and threatened to shoot him.

  Student brought saw blade and ‘hit list’ to Atascocita school, principal says

A student allegedly brought a saw blade and a “hit list” with other students names on it to campus early Thursday, the principal of Atascocita Middle School says.

  Marijuana may be hiding in treats similar to ones targeted to children

Cannabis-laced candy seized by South Texas police promises more than a sugar high.

  ‘I killed my daughter’ Orange Father accused of killing 2-year-old with hammer told police

Sources close to the investigation say Roque believed there was a microchip in his daughter and he was trying to “destroy it” when he killed the 2-year-old.

School bus driver crashed into tree while under influence of drugs, NJ police say

First responders found the bus driver unconscious at the crash site and used Narcan to revive her.

  ECSO arrest 5, recover $170,000 of stolen goods

The Ector County Sheriff’s Office arrested five people and recovered nearly $170,000 in stolen property taken from Ector, Martin and Andrews Counties as far back as 2016.

  Former Midland ISD teacher arrested in SC for possession of child pornography

Terry Burchett, a former teacher at Midland ISD, was found to be in possession of over 9,800 sexually explicit images of children.

Iowa mom gets life for death of baby son found in maggot-infested diaper

An autopsy shows the baby died of malnutrition, dehydration and an E. coli infection. Investigators determined he had been wearing the same diaper for at least 10 days.

  Stop school shootings? Campuses know how, and lawmakers are listening

A WFAA investigation found a lack of school counselors across the state. New legislation could fix that.

  Two former Presidio County officials sentenced to prison on bribery charges

67-year-old Carlos Eduardo Nieto and 57-year-old Lorenzo Padilla Hernandez were given 30 and 24 months in jail respectively, with supervised release for an additional three years following their prison terms.

  City of Odessa provides new rifles to police department

During their Tuesday meeting, Odessa City Council members considered buying 145 AR style rifles for the Odessa Police Department.

  Video: Woman gets aggressive with couple for having photo shoot for baby in her neighborhood

Things got heated at what was supposed to be a photo shoot for a baby and now Houston police are tracking down people who witnessed this confrontation.

Trump administration to launch worldwide effort to decriminalize homosexuality, reports say

The Trump administration is planning to launch a global effort to end the criminalization of homosexuality, according to a report from NBC News.

Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Roger Stone to appear in court to consider whether to revoke his bail after the Trump confidant posted a photo on Instagram of the judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of a gun.

  Robert Fabian pretrial hearing canceled

Fabian is accused of the murder of his on-and-off girlfriend, Zuzu Verk.

  Man arrested for slapping 12-year-old stepdaughter’s bully, police say

Police said the suspect shouted at and slapped his stepdaughter’s 12-year-old classmate for allegedly calling her names and throwing rocks at her.

  Oswald killed Kennedy, but that’s not what official marker says

When people move to North Texas, in my experience, one thing that tends to fascinate them is the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Fifty-five-years later, Dealey Plaza, where it happened, remains one of the top tourist destinations in the area.

  Rapid DNA technology gets mixed reviews in Houston

When crime happens in Houston, the race is on to find the person responsible and get them off the street as quickly as possible.

  OPD arrest man in connection weekend murder

Odessa police are investigating a murder that occurred over the weekend.

‘I love you’: Aurora victim texted his wife after he was shot

A plant manager killed by an employee during a shooting at a suburban Chicago manufacturing facility texted one last message to his wife as he lay dying.

Burglar arrested after mistaking police car for getaway Lyft

As officers responded, the suspect thought the Lyft he'd ordered to take him away from the scene had arrived and climbed into a police cruiser.

  Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

Right after learning that he was being fired from his job of 15 years, police say the suspect pulled out a gun and began shooting, killing five coworkers.

Teenager who fired shot in NM school planned to kill ex-girlfriend, others, police say

The 16-year-old was arrested and faces multiple charges. He allegedly told police he had been hearing voices that told him to kill his ex-girlfriend.

Police ID 5 workers killed in Illinois shooting

Authorities say a human resources manager, a plant manager and an intern were among the five people killed by a fired worker at a manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois.

Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse

Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday.

  ‘You lie, you die’ | HPD undercover cop lied about drug buy that led to deadly raid, Chief Acevedo says

A confidential informant told investigators he never bought drugs at the home of Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas.

Houston man arrested in bizarre bestiality case

Houston police arrested a man in the ritzy Southgate neighborhood Thursday in a bizarre case.

Prison nurse accused of killing husband to marry convicted murderer

The woman allegedly poisoned her husband with antifreeze then set their home on fire to try and cover up the crime.

Man accused of locking family inside house, setting it on fire after Cheez-It argument

The suspect’s brother and 61-year-old mother were able to escape the house via the second floor, and no one was injured.

  FBI reveals new materials from prolific serial killer, Samuel Little, that may help solve additional cases

Breaking- Samuel Little has sketches of 16 women he has confessed to murdering

Cosby vows no remorse, even if he sits in prison 10 years

Bill Cosby says he “will never have remorse” for the sexual encounter that sent him to prison because he considers his conviction the work of “a low-life district attorney and a corrupt judge.”