The City of Midland is inviting you to have coffee with a cop on Thursday.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - "I think it means a lot. Having your family in a nice affordable home," said Ana Gomez.
Cold front move through overnight making for a windy start Thursday.
Chief of Police in Jal, New Mexico is on unpaid suspension! Chief Larry Burns is facing a ten day unpaid suspension.
The Ector County Independent School District's "Cans 4 Kids" food drive will help student in need.
Early Monday morning, officers responded to the 1300 block of Lindberg in reference to a gunshot victim.
A woman faces serious charges in connection with a corn dog order she found unsatisfactory.
Upton County, TX (Big 2 News) - OSHA is stepping in to investigate a fatal oil rig accident that happened in Upton County.
The City of Andrews will have elections next month.
Administrative Professionals day is Wednesday. But Tuesday, the Pilot Club of Odessa got an jump start on celebration.
City Councilors consider placing restrictions on payday loan agencies.
Dryline thunderstorms possible across our eastern counties Wednesday afternoon.
The City of Odessa will host a recycle day on Saturday.
A homicide unit was brought in to investigate the death of a young baby in Odessa.
Heads up drivers: crews will be working around Midkiff and I-20 this week.
A local hospital is being recognized for its lung cancer screenings. MCH reports the Lung Cancer Alliance has recognized it as a Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - This five-month old puppy, now called Chance, was left behind at A to Z Veterinary Clinic.
Pilots flying into the city of Big Spring have a new perk to look forward to. They'll soon have access to a self-serve gas pump.
A weak cold front moving through Tuesday will create some breezy winds for the basin.
A toddler fell from a second-story balcony in Odessa Monday.
The weather was a big story this weekend, while many of us saw rain.
Run or Dye teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters to raise money for the children.
Midland and Odessa are both averaging one deadly crash per week -- that's according to new stats released by the Midland Odessa Transportation Alliance.
Opportunities in the oil field are bringing people from across the country to the Permian Basin.
This weekend The City of Odessa will host its Spring Fling. The event includes a fun run and a free Easter Egg Hunt.
A disturbance for the west will bring a good chance for rain to the basin.
Baby chickens may look cute, but there is a hidden risk.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - Shooting for a cause.
This weekend a color run will benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midland.
This weekend marks the final performances of “Music, Mayhem and Madness.”
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - The Commemorative Air Force is finding itself in controversy again.
A Midland County Grand Jury ruling returned two police officers back to full duty.
A challenge to photograph all 50 states turns into success for one man.
A big-rig rollover on I-20 killed on man Thursday.
Tx-DOT has scheduled a public hearing for FM 1788 project plans.
UTPB recognized outstanding students and faculty at its honors convocation this afternoon.
The city is getting a water tower that will help with low water pressure problems.
Local law enforcement will now have a fund raiser called Bustin' for Badges..
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midland honored its volunteers mentors Thursday.
The ABLE Center is taking applications to give away a wheelchair accessible van.
Midland International Airport will be home to a new kind of plane soon.
Hungry children in the Ector County Independent School district are getting the food they need.
A clay shoot to benefit the West Texas Food Bank is this Friday.
You have one day left to register for the Odessa Legends Flag Football League.
Midland homeowners will soon get a letter explaining the benefits and cost of sewer line warranties through the city.
National Healthcare Decisions Day is aimed at getting people to think about advance directives.
Greenwood volunteer firefighters and Odessa firefighters were able to quickly contain a grass fire Wednesday afternoon.
Controversy continues to swirl around the Ector County Medical Examiner's Office. Two different chief examiner's have resigned so far this month.
A three-year-old boy is safe after finding his way inside a toy vending machine at a local bowling alley.
The suspect was last heard from in Magnolia, TX.
UTPB will be opening a new charter school: UTPB STEM Academy.
Two people were taken to the hospital after a head on collision between two semi trucks.
Howard County officials are warning residents about a phone scam.
Two people are dead after a head on collision in Reeves County.
Odessa, TX (Big 2 News) - Albert Johnston was in for a surprise when he stopped at a 7-Eleven in Odessa to get a quick drink.
It's April 15th, a day many dread but one that comes without fail. It's tax day, the deadline to file your federal taxes.
A man fleeing the state of Texas is found in Alabama.
The Big Spring Police Department would like to encourage the citizens of Big Spring and Howard County to continue giving tips on suspected drug trafficking.
A normal trip along Loop 250 almost turned into tragedy for one young woman. But now she's thankful for the scary experience.
An Odessa man was killed in a single rollover crash north of Pecos.
Odessa, TX (Big 2 News) - My rebuttal paints a far more accurate picture of how I do my job as a teacher than that performance review does," said Mark Williamson, an algebra teacher at Permian high.
About 350 Midland ISD students were honored at the Texas Scholars Banquet Monday evening.
The Texas Department of Transportation is announcing its newest campaign: "Drink. Drive. Go to Jail. De Veras."
An elderly man hit as he rode his electric scooter has died from the accident.
Talk about a new Ector County Courthouse is buzzing again. Today, Ector County Commissioner's approved the first step in the process.
Midland College organized the event to allow kids to learn about how college works..
UTPB hosted a new event Saturday: Hop for Autism.
The missing Big Spring teen has been found.
The Ellen Noel Art Museum hosted its annual flower market on Saturday.
A local hospital helped to bring free heart screenings to student athletes this weekend.
Church invites community for free face painting, food and a great time.
San Angelo Police worked with local officers to get stolen weapons off Odessa streets Friday evening.
Authorities are thanking a crime stoppers tip for a drug bust in Big Spring.
A woman from Snyder who is accused of murder was found by investigators in Toledo, Ohio on Sunday, and was transported back to Texas Thursday.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - An XCOR Aerospace sign is now mounted on a hangar in Midland International Airport, a sign of things to come.
Con-artists are preying on your interests in the Malaysian Airlines story and using social media to steal your personal information.
Many in West Texas complain about the lack of dining options, and the small town of Stanton is no exception.
Pavement texturing or rumble strips will be added to a couple hundreds miles of roadways in West Texas.
A woman was taken into custody after hurling what she said was a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a Las Vegas speech — and the former secretary of state was quick with a witty comeback.
Midland Memorial Hospital partnered with the Midland Fire Department Thursday for a Celebration of Life.
A Midland elementary school was placed briefly on lockdown Thursday afternoon.
Police say Pedro Amancio held two women at knife point, using them as human shields.
The Ector County Victims' Coalition hosted a National Crime Victims' Rights Week Ceremony Thursday.
Many plants are dying, but it's not just because of the drought. Experts say the reason could be West Texans, and they don't even know it.
Get excited rock 'n' roll fans! John Fogerty is set to be in West Texas this Summer!
Odessa, TX (Big 2 News) - Mary Lewis is worried about the future of her quality of life.
They say it takes a village to raise a child and Odessa College, ECISD and the Parent Teacher's Association are taking that saying to heart.
Students are excited to purchase a jersey and head to the game to support the Falcons.
The City of Midland is celebrating Public Health Month with free blood glucose screening this week.
An early morning rollover crash in Midland killed one man.
Organizers at the Midland Chamber of Commerce say they've recruited at least 100 new members during their "Fuel the Energy" Campaign.
Midland isn't the only city thriving from the oil boom, both the city of Stanton and Lamesa are benefiting too!
The meeting venue is changing for the Midland County Republican Women.
Ector County Sheriff's Department is now reporting that gunshot victim has passed away from his injuries.
Midland Police have arrested at 17-year-old girl for the hit-and-run accident that happened Friday.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - "It's exciting times for Midland, I'm excited that we're finally in that last stage to get us where we need to be. And this is only going to be a plus for the City of Midland and for Midland International Airport," said Midland City Councilman for District 4 J. Ross Lacy, who is also a director for the Midland Space Port Development Corporation.
Tuesday marked a first for Medical Center Hospital as it implanted a new cardiac monitoring devise with just an injection.
On Tuesday, Odessa High Students were able to experiment with what doctors are calling “one of the most technologically advanced medical devices in the world.”
Howard County Sheriff’s Department and the family of Nick Taylor is asking the public’s assistance in locating Nick Taylor
Big Spring, TX (Big 2 News) - Incoming freshman to Big Spring High School next year are going to have to start thinking about their future and their career.
Border Patrol Officers netted more than 200 lbs of pot over the weekend with two busts.
Tx-DOT is celebrating National Work Zone Awareness Week with its "Be Safe. Drive Smart." Campaign.
A Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Professor has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
One worker critically injured in the tank battery fire has died.
Midland Police found the vehicle involved, but the victim and his family still have lots of questions.
The supermarket just announced that they will open two new locations: They will open a second store in Odessa, at the southeast corner of West University and Loop 338; and a second store in Midland, at the southwest corner of highway 191 and Loop 250.
The Gandy family is asking for the public's help to find this person.
Habitat for Humanity of Midland continues to help families in need. This weekend, the local petroleum company Concho Operating Group donated money and sent volunteers to help build new homes in the city.
Many West Texans participated in the Great American Cleanup this weekend, but organizers say there is still time to cleanup.
The Midland High School Orchestra was honored Saturday as part of their "Beethoven and Blue Jeans" Concert.
Midland, TX (Big 2 News) - The economic boom has constantly been affecting the Permian Basin.
The City of Midland is hosting an online auction.
Officers tried to pull over a car with no headlights, but instead were taken on a high speed chase through the city.
Members of the community gathered for the McDaniel Trial.
It's the chemical element that closed down a local junior high for over two weeks...We're talking about Mercury!
Home Hospice is preparing for Butterfly Release to celebrate loved ones lost.
Students and teachers returned to class and filled the hallways at Hood after the school was shut down due to a chemical spill.
Odessa, TX (Big 2 News) - Tight turns into 90-degree corners but, not just once.
An accused Midland murder was back in court Thursday.
An anonymous tip to Midland Crime Stoppers let to the arrest of a wanted fugitive in New York.
Police are investigating a deadly shooting at the Studio 6 Motel in Odessa
Security Bank Ballpark celebrating it's opening Thursday with a ribbon cutting.
A two vehicle crash in Andrews County Thursday morning killed one person and injured another.
Fire crews in Andrews County got a little extra training in today with a full-scale disaster drill.
The Odessa Chamber of Commerce honored the 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year and 2014 Business Hall of Fame inductees on Thursday.
The City of Big Spring has experienced a large main break located at 10th & Nolan which will affect many citizens within the City.
Ector County District Judge Denn Whalen will no longer be the presiding judge in a child custody battle that has attracted national attention after the release of an internet video.
When a solution wasn't achieved by the end of the committee meeting, things took an unexpected turn.
Families are reminiscing about the 2009 mass shooting at Fort Hood.
The city of Midland had a surprising visitor today...Senator Wendy Davis.
Medical Center Health System is celebrating National Walking Day on Wednesday.
A sex offender with ties to Alpine is now on the top ten most wanted sex offender list.
Co-workers continue to raise money for a woman who lost three relatives in one crash.
Ector County, TX (Big 2 News) - "We are a very powerful cyber hacking activist group that is responsible for the destruction of many government operations," the video said.
The former Odessa Police Officer arrested for conducting sexual activities while traffic stops was in a bond court hearing Tuesday.
This warm weather is bringing beautiful flowers, picnics in the park and snakes.
See a full list from the Big Spring narcotics bust
Odessa, TX (Big 2 News) - "What has occurred is disgusting and it's not tolerated within this department," said Cpl. Steve LeSueur, communications officer for the Odessa Police Department.
The USPS is looking to fill more than 50 positions in the Midland-Odessa area.
The Court Appointed Special Advocates, known as CASA are expanding their volunteer base.
Kids with the Boys and Girls Club some extra to smile about tonight.
An accident involving five vehicles slowed traffic in Odessa along University on Monday.
The approximate cost of the cleanup effort is now around $745,000.
A school bus accident in Odessa injures three students and the driver.
The deadline for the affordable care act is Monday at midnight, but things are different with the Permian Basin.
A concert was held at Grande Communications Stadium to help raise funds for preventing future suicides due to bullying.
Runners from across the Permian Basin gathered this weekend for the 2014 Bloodgusher.
This weekend Brittani Gardenhire organized a concert to help her raise the money needed for her mission trip to Kenya.
Mission Center Adult Day Service gave Big 2 News a sneak peak at their new facilities at the Midland Shared Spaces.