Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Thursday, May 10. Find complete local news coverage in the Odessa American every day, online at oaoa.com and our daily E-Edition at myoaoa.com.
1. A man convicted of attempted capital murder in December is appealing his case after new evidence was uncovered favoring the defendant.
2. The Odessa City Council approved a $238,000 salary for the new city manager, that’s more than his predecessor made at $223,000 after 15 years.
3. Sales tax revenue collected by the City of Odessa now tops 63 percent greater than what budget writers expected at this point in the fiscal year, with monthly payments that continue to surge and have topped collections of Midland for two consecutive months.
4. Police are searching for four suspects who reportedly robbed a 7-Eleven cashier at gunpoint early Wednesday morning.
5. Two Ector County Independent School District students will have their artwork launched into space in the form of mission patches. The patches will accompany an experiment from Falcon Early College High School to the International Space Station this summer.