Within the next few months, Andrews is expecting almost ten new businesses. This week they will open a new truck stop and McDonald’s.
A former candidate for office in Midland County turned herself in to police.
A man is killed after crashing his truck into a building this weekend.
Lane closures on Grandview may affect your community in Odessa starting Wednesday.
An interstate overpass is closed after it was hit by an over-sized load Monday afternoon.
A phone scam is going around Ector County and the Sheriff's Office is asking you to be alert.
A group of college kids from the East Coast is trading in the Jersey Shore for the Permian Basin.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - Recent federal reports show child trafficking, child pornography and international sex tourism bring in billions of dollars a year across the globe.
US Congressman Mike Conaway made a stop at a Domino's in Andrews Monday, but it wasn't just to get a slice of pizza.
Bullets from an overnight shooting in Odessa may have ended up in an unlikely place.
Greenwood residents are tired of waiting on the county to see South County Road 1040 paved.
She's the most dependable batter on her team as well as the fifth ranked GPA-wise in her class. Lindsey Wagner is the definition of the student-athlete.
Taking quick nap during the day will reduce fatigue and increase alertness.
This weekend volunteers were at the Midland and the Odessa mall to remind people of the importance of the organization and to recruit new volunteers.
An Odessa woman will now be able to leave her house without assistance thanks to volunteers who helped build a ramp at her home.
Three people, including a 4-year-old boy were taken to the hospital after a crash on FM 1788 Sunday.
A man was arrested Saturday after shooting his girlfriend, Odessa Police said.
Children without insurance will be able to get vaccinated for $5 during Spring Break thanks to the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile.
An Odessa man is dead after a rollover crash in Andrews County.
Multiple accidents slowed traffic on Loop 250 in Midland Friday evening.
The Odessa Police, working with the FBI, found the ATM stolen with a forklift.
Odessa, TX (Big 2 News) - This 17-year-old is making history at the 2014 West Texas Relays.
Softball highlights and scores from your 2-5A Permian Basin teams
Three days after resigning his athletic director/head football coach titles from Seminole, Chris Burtch has found a new job and home in Frisco where he'll be head coach of Liberty.
The Texas Legislature passed House Bill 5 earlier this year, which will affect freshmen starting high school next school year.
Here are your Day 2 highlights and scores of the 2014 West Texas March Classic:
A fire and explosion rocked a local business in Midland
A high speed chase ends in a rollover accident and two arrests Thursday evening.
Amanda Bustillos believes that the change will save lives.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - There's a divide in Ukraine.
There are some big changes in store for the SAT and we talked to high school students to see what they think about the new layout.
Emily Lambert's boyfriend has confessed to her murder.
An ATM was stolen from the Complex Community Credit Union.
Ector County, TX (Big 2 News) The panel tries to resolve problems with the Medical Examiner's office.
I caught up with a few of the winners from election day and found out what's in store for both Midland and Odessa counties.
A Midland lost everything he owned Tuesday night after a fire broke out at his home.
These individuals may have ties to El Paso.
Landgraf wins state representative seat for District 81
Early numbers show Mike Bradford holds a small lead over Kathy Reeves.
Sen. Kel Seliger of Amarillo, who took office in 2004, faced Former Midland Mayor Mike Canon, his first serious challenger for the district 31 Texas senate seat during Tuesday’s republican primary election.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - It was a tight race for the Midland Tax Assessor-Collector position.
Seminole Indians athletic director and football head coach Chris Burtch announced today he will resign after 10 years of service.
In the past in Midland County, citizens had to vote at specific precincts for voting, but now you can vote at any precinct in the county.
Here is where you can find out your polling location if you live in Ector County.
The Texas Tribune reports that a recent campaign visit to Lubbock by Attorney General, Greg Abbott has him embroiled in a controversy, just days before the primaries.
Pancake lovers across the country will get to enjoy them for free Tuesday.
Ft. Stockton, TX (Big 2 News) - "They're like, 'hey this kid said he could beat you up'," Konner Orndorff said.
An Odessa man is dead after crashing with an 18-wheeler on IH-20.
An Odessa family in tears Monday and questions of whether they will be able to save their home after a fire.
Kathy Reeves and Mike Bradford make a last minute push for your vote.
Brooks Landgraf and Austin Keith are campaigning until the end. Both candidates are looking forward to what election day will bring.
A local jewelry designer is making it big. She is making all kind of jewelry for celebrities, models and TV shows.
A project to improve a little more than two miles of FM 1882, will begin in March.
Five generations of the Bradshaw family celebrated Boyce Bradshaw’s 100th birthday this weekend.
Mickie James WWE women's champion at Wrestlemania 22 was at Hood Junior High to give the Ladies Athletic club a spirit boost.
An arrest has been made in the case of a six-month-old infant found dead last November in Odessa.
The Riders in the Sky singing group made a visit to Big 2 Studios Friday.
BIG 2 News J Russell spoke with Andrews City Manager, Glen Hackler about the upcoming changes on the City Council.
Midland County is expecting a 10 percent voter turnout during this year’s election.
A man is now facing charges in the death of an infant in Odessa.
A pedestrian accident in Ector County has turned fatal.
The Midland Independent School District is asking parents and residents to vote on the upcoming school year calendar.
The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum held two lectures Thursday to educate the public about energy.
Odessa, TX (Big 2 News) - The City of Odessa sees a rise.
Gov. Rick Perry released a statement regarding a federal judge ruling Texas’ same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.
West Texas and Southeast New Mexico weather forecasters met for the first “Warning Team workshop” organized by the National Weather Service.
The Midland Police Department will hold an informational meeting Thursday to speak about crime, traffic, and community relations.
A man was arrested in Big Spring after stealing a car, leading authorities on a chase and engaging in a brief standoff with a sheriff.
Odessa, TX (Big 2 News) - Odessa police suspects not being released back into police custody after receiving injury treatment at the hospital has happened a number of times.
Big Spring residents will no longer be able to park on front or street yards.
Two new species of grass have been found by a Midland College biology professor and his research students.
A public meeting was held Tuesday in Greenwood, to discuss a possible expansion of FM 307
The United Way of Odessa recognized volunteers who make the organization so successful today.
Austin Keith and Brooks Landgraf are running for the Texas State Representative seat representing district 81
Over 12,000 residences including Goddard Jr. High were out of power for a few minutes.
The Odessa Police is looking for a man who resisted an arrest, kicked officers and was pepper sprayed after a disturbance.
Odessa, TX (Big 2 News) - A three-month-old infant found unconscious and not breathing. This, according to Odessa Police.
About 300 Carlsbad residents showed up to a public meeting for a chance to ask questions after a radiation leak.
A fight took a very strange turn Monday afternoon in Odessa.
One person was taken to the hospital after being pinned in the car in an accident in Odessa.
One person is dead after an accident in Midland County Sunday morning.
Contractors hit a gas line while working to add a new parking area at the Midland International Airport.
The deadline to apply for the Habitat for Humanity program for 2014 is fast approaching.
Our radio partner, Kicks 99.1 helps the Children's Miracle Network.
Haz Mat crews were working to clean up a Caustic Soda spill Monday night.
Members of the West Side Christian Church in Odessa were in shock after finding their church vandalized, with graffiti and flooded.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - Many who know or have worked with Clarence Scharbauer Jr. say he left a great legacy behind.
After winning TAPPS 4-1A Offensive Player of the Year and first team honors as a freshman last year, sophomore guard Grant Little picked up where he left off, averaging over 24 points a game for the Midland Mustangs.
Andrews County has issued a 90-day burn ban.
Odessa, TX (Big 2 News) - More than 300 women and a few men participated in the 10th annual "Spirit of Women Day of Dance" event this weekend.
Clarence Scharbauer, Jr. longtime rancher, noted Midland philanthropist and championship horseman, died Friday from complications from emergency surgery.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - The Permian Basin Builders Association's 14th annual Home and Garden Show was more than just a show, it had activities and offered people a chance to learn.
Crimestoppers needs your help with the burglary of a vehicle.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - "I would make cars stop at all the stop signs and at the big road, make stop signs for people," said Hunter Williamson, who rides his bike to school.
Two men and a Siberian Husky are walking across the nation to raise money for a wounded veterans organization.
A 9 yr old boy was killed in a Midland County neighborhood while riding his bike Wednesday night.
A 9-year-old boy riding his bicycle was killed in a crash Wednesday.
A house in Odessa is a total loss after a fire Thursday.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - According to city documents, two Midland police officers were in violation of the police department's general orders.
Odessa Police is looking for the person responsible of an environmental violation.
Justin Roberts is accused of hitting his one year old daughter in the face with a water bottle.
One third of the police recruits in Odessa are women, a record number for the agency.
Midland and Odessa are participating in the annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup, which begins on March 1.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - Number one.
Raymond Alan Hofman, 38, of Midland died as he was training with a newly purchased aircraft, according to DPS.
A man arrested for intoxication is accused of assaulting a police officer after he was transported to jail, according to his affidavit.
A single mom in Odessa was surprised by a reality show TV star, who renovated her bathroom.
Teachers from around the county were honored Tuesday night by the Midland Chamber of Commerce.
Fabian Nava escaped from the Midland County Jail on Friday.
TxDot is hosting a series of workshops across the state for minority and women owned businesses.
The district says students will be released two hours early on Wednesday, February 19th.
Ector County, TX (Big 2 News) - The Ector County Commissioners have a problem.
Jesse Lucas, 20, was arrested by the Midland Police Department in connection to the bomb threat.
A man was recently arrested after crashing into a Chili’s restaurant in Odessa.
The FBI is now investigating a bomb threat at the Doubletree Hotel.
Parents at the Texas leadership Charter Academy are wondering why their children’s fourth grade teacher was fired.
A road project is starting at the intersection of Hwy 385 and Loop 338.
It's the golden years to learn the sport of hockey, and for these Permian Basin young boys, they wouldn't have it any other way.
A starter for the MOJO since his freshman year, junior Robert Thomas is the conductor behind the Panthers regular season success.
A 27-year-old man is dead after a motorcycle accident in Odessa Monday.
The suspect was caught by an officer on his morning commute to work.
Andrews, TX (Big 2 News) - Flags are at half-staff in Andrews Monday, signifying the mourning and loss of a man who cared for the city and its people.
City of Odessa offices will be closed Monday, February 17, 2014 in observance of President’s Day. There will not be trash pickup service that day.
Gardendale, TX (Big 2 News) - Gardendale asking residents to boil their water for at least two minutes before using it.
Stanton, TX (Big 2 News) - "We do have competition," said Elodia Bravo, director of Martin county Historical Museum.
The city of Andrews is mourning the death of Mayor Robert Zap.
Odessa Construction Project To Improve Intersection of Highway 385 and North Loop 338.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - The weekend of February 14th through the 16th holds a special meaning for some animals.
Midland police need your help solving a theft.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - Gabrielle Paulo spent her Valentine's Day packing up and leaving Texas Leadership Charter Academy without a job.
In the city of Midland, couples will have to wait a lot more before they get seated for Valentine’s Day dinner on Friday night.
According to the FBI, Odessa has the highest violent crime rate in the U.S.
Traffic was detoured at the intersection of Hwy 191 and FM 1788 Thursday after an accident between two tractor trailers.
A quiet Odessa neighborhood was the site of a car break-in, two robberies, and a home invasion on Wednesday.
Odessa, TX (Big 2 News) - It was about 2 a. m. Sunday morning when an off-duty DPS trooper was working at the MCM Elegante Hotel in Odessa.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) -According to the Midland Development Corporation, a home in Midland costs on average $264,000.
Howard County Police need your help finding three suspects involved in a high speed chase that crossed county lines.
Midland police say a man assaulted a woman and then took her car, all while a baby was inside the vehicle.
Midland Police are asking for your help finding the suspect in a rash of auto thefts.
A propane gas tank near a fire caused an explosion in Odessa. Fire officials give tips on how to avoid a dangerous situation.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Graco, a major producer of infant and toddler products, is voluntarily recalling 3.7 million car seats.
After a national controversy, local Girl Scouts ask that the public not speak to the young girls about abortion.
Ector County Grand Jury issued indictments for James and Tonya Carroll for three counts of injury to a child for the malnourishment and assault of their child.
Armando Espinoza is wanted for Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Battery, a Third Degree Felony and Michael Rodriguez, wanted for Accessory to wit Second Degree Murder and Accessory to wit Aggravated Battery, a Third Degree Felony.
The City of Midland is taking steps to upgrade its waste water treatment methods.
Fort Davis, TX (Big 2 News) - "Well the school was having financial issues with having a deficit and so, they were looking for places to make cuts in the program to keep the school afloat," said Darryl Schwierjohn, band director for Ft. Davis ISD.
The Ector County Medical Examiner’s Office is being called in to question after woman is indicted on child endangerment charges
The sport of hockey is alive and well in the Permian Basin, and for these young children, it's a whole lot of fun.
Police arrest a man accused of failure to comply with sex offender registry in Seminole.
Gizmo Game Factory in Big Spring was broken into overnight.