Man charged with killing girlfriend ready for trial

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A man who was charged last August in the fatal shooting his girlfriend, before turning the gun on himself in an attempted suicide, faced...

Suspect charged after fatal November shooting

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U.S. Marshals arrested a man in Mexico Tuesday wanted in Ector County for reportedly shooting a man to death last November.The suspect, 28-year-old Jesus...

Seliger endorsed by County Officials PAC

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Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, recently announced he has been endorsed by the County Officials Political Action Committee.Seliger represents 37 counties in the Panhandle, South...

School reacts to loss of teacher in fire

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Odessa Fire Rescue is still investigating a house fire over the weekend that resulted in the death of an Ector County elementary school teacher.Vickie...

OPD still investigating fatal shooting

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The Odessa Police Department is still investigating a Sunday shooting that left a 20-year-old man dead.No one has been charged in the shooting. OPD...

DAILY OIL PRICE: Feb. 21

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Crude Oil: 61.68 (-.11)Nymex MTD AVG: 61.9500.Natural Gas: 2.659 (+.043).Gasoline: 1.7573 (+0.0070).Spreads: April/May (+.16) May/June...

Board hears about possible ‘school of choice’

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With a view toward stemming its dropout rate, Ector County Independent School District Superintendent Tom Crowe has been talking to Odessa College President Gregory...

One killed in Loop 338 wreck

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One person was killed as a result of a two-vehicle wreck southwest of Odessa on Tuesday night, a Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman...

Five things you need to know today, Feb. 21

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Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Find complete local news coverage in the Odessa American every...

GOP endorsements raise eyebrows

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After the Ector County Republican Party announced endorsements of three local candidates for the March 6 Primary, questions were raised if the decision was...