Posted: Dec 20, 2015
For a trip to the North Pole, there’s no finer way to travel than on board The Polar Express.
If you’ve seen news reports on suspicious state contracts or chemical waste pits or officials’ text messages in the Waco biker shootout, you may notice a recurring theme: Government records obtained through the Texas Public Information Act.
A 4-year-old Sheffield boy died in a one-vehicle accident in which troopers reported the vehicle crashed into a home.
Two DPS Texas Highway Patrol sergeants were shot Tuesday afternoon while assisting Texas Rangers in arresting a man with warrants out of Ward County.
Officials with the First Basin Credit Union Permian Basin Fair and Expo announced country music star Trace Adkins will headline the 40th annual event among other additions Thursday.
Posted: Aug 11, 2018
On Aug. 11, 1965, rioting and looting that claimed 34 lives broke out in the predominantly b…
By MARI YAMAGUCHI
Associated Press Updated: 13 minutes ago
TOKYO (AP) — Soldiers rescued residents on boats as floodwaters flowed down streets in southern Japanese towns hit by deadly rains that were e…
By The Associated Press Updated: 11 minutes ago
NEW DELHI — India’s death toll from the coronavirus has passed 20,000, with case numbers surging past 700,000.
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SYDNEY (AP) — Coronavirus restrictions forced the shutdown of A-League soccer in Australia in late March. Now fog at Canberra airport has indi…
By STEPHEN WHYNO
AP Sports Writer Updated: 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Baseball's two World Series teams canceled workouts Monday because of coronavirus testing delays that one executive worried …
Though she was taking business classes at Odessa College, Aliyah Robinson knew regardless if she had a diploma or not what profession she wanted to pursue.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, predictions of lower enrollment and data, Ector College Prep Success Academy CEO/Superintendent Robert Bleisch said some adjustments had to be made.
Ryan Kennedy was an extraordinary young man. That is what his dad would say. It is what the rest of his family and coworkers would say. The people he helped as he worked for Apollo MediFlight would probably remember him with gratitude as well.
Governor Greg Abbott authorized an executive order Thursday requiring Texans in public areas to wear face coverings in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases with few exceptions.
The Ector County Independent School District athletics department will be selling general admission tickets for the 2020 high school football season in an announcement made on social media Monday.
Ector College Prep Success Academy Assistant Principal Reagan Paquette is moving to a similar position at San Jacinto Junior High School in Midland, officially starting July 26.
On June 19, also known as Juneteenth, the celebration of the end of slavery in the United States, we released our film, “Uncle Tom.” It follows a young, black, Christian contractor, Chad Jackson, who was a long-time Democrat until challenged by a fellow Christian to read the platforms of the Democratic and Republican parties.
The case against the 37-year-old Midland woman, who was indicted by an Ector County Grand Jury in the deaths of 6-year-old Odessa twins Mya and Mia Coy is still pending.
A Texas Department of Public Safety press release detailed a 25-year-old motorcyclist died after he was involved in a two-vehicle collision west of Odessa.
After going through three months of being shut down due to the pandemic, Sam’s Bar-B-Que has since opened back up.
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A short video from the Permian Panther football camp.
LeSueur discusses unattended death Wednesday afternoon on Alpine Avenue in Odessa.
By FRANCES D'EMILIO
Associated Press Updated: 4 hours ago
ROME (AP) — Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, …
By ROB MAADDI
AP Pro Football Writer Updated: 13 hours ago
Colin Kaepernick will be featured in a documentary series produced by ESPN Films as part of a first-look deal with The Walt Disney Co.
Photo Courtesy of Humane Society of Odessa Posted: 2 days ago
Bo, a 3-month-old male kitten, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Bo or any of t…
Photo Courtesy of Humane Society of Odessa Posted: 1 week ago
Calvin, a 1-year-old male cat, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Calvin or any …
Steven LeSueur Posted: 2 days ago
Ricki Calder and Ana Noll recently treated the Odessa Police Department on patrol to several burritos from JumBurrito.
Posted: 3 days ago
Paula McAnally retired June 29 after serving as a dispatcher for the Ector County Sheriff Office for 11 years and 3 months. She…
Posted: 2 weeks ago
The Odessa Police Department is asking for the public’s help in a auto-pedestrian hit-and-run that occurred at about 10:27 p.m. June 20 in the 3300 block of South Dixie Boulevard.
Investigation revealed that suspect’s vehicle is a 2015-2019 Ford F-150, missing the passenger side mirror and radio antenna. Anyone with information in reference to this incident is encouraged to contact Hit & Run Investigator M. Stewart at 432-335-5759 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS and reference Case #20-0010935, a news release detailed.
The investigation continues.
Signing in from multiple locations may be the cause.