Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Wednesday, May 16. 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 day before early voting began, Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace candidate Matthew Stringer posted on his personal Facebook page deriding an advertisement run by his opponent, Missi Walden.
2. For National Police Week, the Odessa Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies will be hosting a memorial service to honor fellow officers who have been killed in the line of duty.
3. Odessa police have obtained warrants for the arrest of two women as part of an ongoing shooting investigation and are seeking information on the whereabouts of those wanted.
4. Deputies arrested 15-year-old suspect in the area of 16th Street and Redondo Avenue after police said a black Chevrolet Avalanche with Mexico tags was involved in several hit and runs involving fences and stop signs Tuesday afternoon.
5. IN SPORTS: The Permian football team concludes its annual spring practices with the Black-White game at 6:30 tonight at Ratliff Stadium.