Members of the community came together Sunday outside Medical Center Hospital to show support for the families affected by Wednesday's deadly prison bus accident.
Two of the surviving inmates have been upgraded to fair conditions.
The Odessa Area Gun Range held a benefit shoot on Saturday for a family after a deadly car crash.
ODESSA, TX (Local Big 2 News) - This eight-year-old girl, gabby, brought help to a man need.
As oil prices continue to plummet, some worry a slow down is creeping up on the Basin.
As cleanup efforts from the early January ice storms wind down, the Midland Parks and Recreation Division is surveying the damage done to Midland parks.
Closures and openings of city offices in Basin
The presentation, which is titled “Making Midland Better Together,” is part of a series of events taking place in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
After over two years of litigating the case, the 26 Plaintiffs represented by Pottroff and Glasheen have entered into a confidential settlement with Union Pacific Railroad.
United Blood Services says donating is a quick and easy process.
PENWELL, TX (Local Big 2 News) - Boxes still remain near the Penwell prison bus accident scene.
Members of the National Transportation Safety Board met with the media Thursday to give updates regarding the investigation around Wednesday's prison bus crash near Penwell.
Midland Mayor Jerry Morales said a slowdown in the oil and gas industry could help the city finish road and improvement projects.
Eight inmates and two officers were killed in the crash, and five remain in area hospitals in serious or critical condition.
ODESSA, TX (Local Big 2 News) - Several businesses in south east Odessa were evacuated Wednesday afternoon.
AUSTIN- Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott issued the following statement on the tragic accident involving a Texas Department of Criminal Justice vehicle today.
Disaster workers providing meals and snacks for emergency responders plus support for crash victims’ families.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice releasing the names of the deceased involved in fatal prison bus accident in Penwell.
Medical Center Hospital spent the morning treating the five trauma one patients.
MIDLAND, TX (Local Big 2 News) - Main water pipelines throughout the City of Midland are in need of repairs.
Voters in Brewster County went to the polls on Tuesday to decide whether or not to rollback the property tax rate.
The Texas Center for the Missing released a new app aimed at educating parents and other caretakers.
The grocer says the recall only applies to certain packages of the white corn tortillas.
The primary objective of these grant programs is to develop viable communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities for persons of low and moderate income.
Rep. Craddick was administered the oath of office at his home in Midland by District Judge Rodney Satterwhite, surrounded by his children and grandchildren.
Representative Brooks Landgraf (R - District 81) was sworn into office in the Texas House of Representatives
Icy patches send wheels spinning out of control as DPS Troopers respond to several accidents all before noon.
Tuesday marked national Amber Alert Awareness Day for the United States, Texas Governor, Rick Perry, followed suit by proclaiming January 13, Amber Alert Awareness day in Texas.
Five downtown Midland businesses received thousands of dollars Monday as part of A tax increment reinvestment zone or TIRZ.
The second arrest in two weeks has two men facing murder charges in Odessa, according to police.
After Tuesday, Brewster County residents may have a new lower rollback tax rate.
Beginning on January 13, 2015 Ector County will have established locations where citizens can drop off any tree limbs and tree debris.
MIDLAND, TX (Local Big 2 News) - If you've made a recent trip to an emergency room in West Texas, you may have had a less than perfect experience.
President Obama's new proposition could leave community college-bound students with lots more money in their pockets.
A West Texas family is in need of help following a deadly accident that happened during the recent ice storm.
A new study presented to the Ector County Commissioners shows the courthouse has serious problems with space, security and code.
There's a slight chance for a light wintry mix Monday night into Tuesday morning, with sleet, snow and freezing rain possible.
A student found with a gun in his backpack now faces felony charges, according to ECISD officials.
A cold front passes early Monday, ushering in much colder temperatures and more wintry weather.
The Commemorative Air force Association was turned into bridal headquarters Sunday as it hosted the 2015 Permian Basin Bridal Expo,
UTPB sure knows how to ring in the New Year, by making football history.
Officials say a space heater sparked flames at a Midland home Friday morning.
Fire crews on the scene of a fire in Midland that may have started because of an explosion.
MCH doctors recommend getting the flu shot if you haven’t already as it may prevent or lesson the severity of the flu.
ODESSA, TX (Local Big 2 News) - The new law aims to better protect motorcycle passengers.
Odessa City crews are working diligently to collect trash and empty dumpsters.
It's been in the works for a few years and phase one is finally complete.
As a cold front moves over the Permian Basin yet again, the Midland Health and Senior Services Division is providing tips for local citizens to prepare for any adverse situations that might arise.
"One of the things you learn in petroleum history is that since 1859 when the well came in at Titusville, oil prices have gone up and down."
Odessa police say they found two crack pipes and blood on the child's pants.