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SPECIAL REPORT: Odessa Crime

The City of Odessa has long been known for its high crime but is it really as bad as it seems and is it truly the most violent city in the nation? 

Trevor Tankersley answers some of those questions.

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  • No bond set for Joel Luna in Capital Murder case

    No bond set for Joel Luna in Capital Murder case

    Joel Luna (Source: Odessa Police Department)Joel Luna (Source: Odessa Police Department)

    Odessa Police, with the assistance of the United States Marshals Service, have arrested Joel Luna, 34, and charged with Capital Murder “Capital Felony”. Police responded to Medical Center Hospital in reference to an assault victim May 1, where an investigation revealed that after Luna got into an argument with his 33-year-old wife, he began choking her, causing her to lose consciousness. Luna then kneeled on her abdomen and repeatedly applied force while st...

    Odessa Police, with the assistance of the United States Marshals Service, have arrested Joel Luna, 34, and charged with Capital Murder “Capital Felony”. Police responded to Medical Center Hospital in reference to an assault victim May 1, where an investigation revealed that after Luna got into an argument with his 33-year-old wife, he began choking her, causing her to lose consciousness. Luna then kneeled on her abdomen and repeatedly applied force while st...

  • RockHounds look to play strong in second half of the season

    RockHounds look to play strong in second half of the season

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)
    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    The first half of the RockHounds season is complete. The 'Hounds finished a little under 500 with a record of 33-36 finishing third in the Texas League South.

    The first half of the RockHounds season is complete. The 'Hounds finished a little under 500 with a record of 33-36 finishing third in the Texas League South.

  • Alpine Recycling Center opens doors to Brewster County residents

    Alpine Recycling Center opens doors to Brewster County residents

    (Source: Brewster County/Facebook)(Source: Brewster County/Facebook)
    (Source: Brewster County/Facebook)(Source: Brewster County/Facebook)

    The recycling center will require your current address as proof of residency. 

    The recycling center will require your current address as proof of residency. 

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