• July 20, 2019

Odessa American: Law Enforcement

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More details revealed in Hooters shooting

The trial for the former Hooters security guard accused of shooting a man in the back continued Thursday, as another witness at the scene took the stand to testify, shedding more light on  what led up to the event.

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UPDATE: OAC back to full capabilities after plumbing problems

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Hooters guard trial continues

One of the friends of the man who was shot took the stand in the trial of the accused shooter Wednesday morning, recounting the events that led to the confrontation. 

5:42 pm | See more

OPD invites public to summer block party

The Odessa Police Department will be hosting a summer block party.

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Investigation continues into twin deaths

The Odessa Police Department has reportedly received a number of tips to help identify the three people of interest in connection to the deaths of 6-year-old twin sisters from Odessa.

2:26 pm | See more

Former Hooters guard standing trial next week

A former Hooters security guard charged with shooting a man in the back almost two years ago will stand trial next week after numerous reschedules.

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Odessa man dies in two-vehicle collision near Rankin

A 24-year-old Odessa man died as a result of a two-vehicle collision Thursday near Rankin.

3:18 pm | See more

Police searching for persons of interest in connection to twin sister deaths

The Odessa Police Department Traffic Unit is looking for three people of interest in connection to the deaths of 6-year-old twin sisters from Odessa.

3:16 pm | See more

Police looking for man involved in burglary and credit card abuse

The Odessa Police Department is looking for a man who reportedly burglarized a vehicle, stole a credit card and made $3,300 purchases on the stolen credit card.

2:29 pm | See more

3 Odessans dead in fiery crash

Five people, including three Odessans, are dead after they were reportedly in a fiery wreck in New Mexico.

11:04 am | See more

Two Odessans dead after fatal collision

Two 38-year-old Odessans are dead after a fatal collision in northwest Odessa.

11:01 am | See more

Hooters guard found guilty

A former security guard was found guilty by a jury after three hours of deliberation Friday evening of shooting a man in the back outside of a Hooters nearly two years ago. 

7:22 pm | See more

Man charged with assaulting ex-girlfriend, firing shots at vehicle

A 40-year-old man was arrested after he reportedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend at a bar and then fired multiple shots at a man who was dropping her off at his residence.

6:34 pm | See more

Man pleads guilty to sexual assault of a child

A 56-year-old man pled guilty to sexual assault of a child from a case dating back to 1989.

4:26 pm | See more

More details revealed in Hooters shooting

The trial for the former Hooters security guard accused of shooting a man in the back continued Thursday, as another witness at the scene took the stand to testify, shedding more light on  what led up to the event.

5:17 pm | See more

UPDATE: OAC back to full capabilities after plumbing problems

Via Odessa Police Department:

12:26 pm | See more

Man found guilty, sentenced to life for robbing 85-year-old

An Ector County jury found a 32-year-old man guilty of aggravated robbery after he reportedly robbed an 85-year-old man of $1,200 and a Lincoln Town Car.

11:09 am | See more

Hooters guard trial continues

One of the friends of the man who was shot took the stand in the trial of the accused shooter Wednesday morning, recounting the events that led to the confrontation. 

5:42 pm | See more

Jury finds man guilty of sexually assaulting a child

An Ector County Jury found a 44-year-old man guilty of nine counts of sexual assault of a child, an Ector County District Attorney press release detailed.

5:41 pm | See more

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