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Permian Basin Receives $50M Federal Grant for Infrastructure Improvement

Thursday, U.S. Senator John Cornyn announced the Winkler County Improvement Project and the Glasscock County and Reagan County Improvement Project will each receive a $25,000,000 federal grant to replace existing at-grade stop-condition intersections with a grade separation.

H-E-B donates 20 tons of sweet potatoes to the West Texas Food Bank

APD identify body found on railroad tracks

Odessa Animal Control temporarily stops intakes following possible distemper exposure

U.S. Silica donates over $7,000 to Lamesa Fire Rescue for emergency rescue equipment

Keep Midland Beautiful provides Yuletide Guide to Using Less Stuff

Local pair of YouTubers feed homeless on Thanksgiving Day

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Body found in Austin lake confirmed to be missing Tech grad

New ordinance restricts parking in Fort Stockton

Cross-state pursuit ends in Andrews County

AMBER ALERT: Police believe missing 2-year-old is in immediate danger

East Texans enjoy lower-than-average gas prices during holiday travel

Suspect arrested after trying to flee the scene of a robbery in a taxi

  ATS&Science bring corporate headquarters, 160 jobs to Midland

AST&Science moving corporate headquarters to Midland’s Spaceport Business Park, and opening new satellite manufacturing facility

Amarillo Sod Poodles may have a problem with their merchandise

The Amarillo Sod Poodles baseball team may not legally own the name, according to a trademark filed in June.

4 service members charged in death of Lubbock green beret

Two elite Navy SEALs and two Marine Raiders have been charged with felony murder related to the 2017 death of Logan Melgar, a Lubbock native and U.S. Army green beret staff sergeant, in Bamako, Mali.

Allstate agents collect, donate supplies for Safe Place

To help survivors of domestic abuse, Allstate agency owners in the Midland area are collecting much-needed supplies to benefit Safe Place of the Permian Basin.

  Jumburrito to host annual holiday promotion benefitting the West Texas Food Bank

I-20 Wildlife Preserve temporarily closes for maintenance

Winter is Coming: Use these tips to stay safe, warm

Continental Dairy Facility hiring 115 people ahead of 2019 opening inside old Littlefield denim mill

Husband of the year builds wife second penthouse in a tree

Monahans police find body outside of catholic church

Federal judge blocks construction of Keystone XL pipeline

A federal judge in Montana has blocked construction of the $8 billion Keystone XL Pipeline to allow more time to study the project’s potential environmental impact.

Winter wonderland fulfills wish of Texas woman with cancer

A Lindale woman with stage 4 cancer had her wish for snow fulfilled with a magical winter wonderland.

LA man commits suicide after confessing to murder in Odessa, brother arrested

According to the Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Department, Jonathan Boston confessed to family members he had killed Ashley Davis in Odessa.

Canyon police: WT student died after jumping out of moving car

A West Texas A&M University student has died after jumping out of a moving car.

Dallas man dies after falling at Big Bend National Park

Edward Lowe, 69, was on a five-day river trip through Boquillas Canyon with four other people.

Man charged after 4 children die in house fire

Emergency officials at the scene of a Wednesday night mobile home fire confirm four children were killed. And now, the father of three of the children has been charged in connection with their deaths.

Denver City police seize 19 kilos of cocaine, make 2 arrests

Chief of Denver City Police, David Hennigan said one of his officers made one of the largest, if not the largest drug bust in Yoakum County history on Friday.

Small child’s remains found in search for 2-year-old girl in TX

College Station Police Chief Scott McCollum said Wednesday evening that the remains, which are consistent with those of a small child, were recovered in the Houston area. Police are working to make a positive identification.

Whataween: Austin couple transforms home into a Whataburger

A Texas couple has transformed their home into a Texas icon.

2-year-old Marshall girl called a hero after notifying family of fire

An East Texas girl is being called a hero after alerting her family to a fire in their apartment over the weekend.

AAA Texas says don’t drive “intexicated” this Halloween weekend

Make sure to be on the lookout for trick-or-treaters and do not drink and drive this Halloween.

O’Rourke Petroleum expands operations to Midland-Odessa

O’Rourke Petroleum has added a location in Odessa, TX to ensure dedicated, on-time and reliable delivery of fuel, lubricants, environmental and industrial services to customers in the West Texas area.

1 teen dies following Martin County crash

One teen is dead after a car accident in Martin County.

Ted Cruz continues campaign trail in the Permian Basin

Ted Cruz is headed to the Permian Basin.

Ted Cruz leads Beto O’Rourke by 5 among likely voters in U.S. Senate race, new poll finds

Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz leads U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, by 5 percentage points among likely voters in a new Ipsos online poll released Wednesday in conjunction with Reuters and the University of Virginia. A September Ipsos poll showed O’Rourke ahead of Cruz by 2 percentage

Affidavit: Texas man arrested for plan to murder, cannibalize girl

Alexander Nathan Barter, 21, has been arrested following his alleged communications with an undercover officer regarding his desire to participate in a crime against a minor.

Missing man found safe

68-year-old Ronald Haselby has been found safe after police received a call from a convenience store clerk around 9:30 p.m. Sunday night.

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