In light of recent tragic events at the Boston Marathon, Midland behavioral specialist said now is not the time to avoid question from you children, but to direct then on the truth of what's going on. Katiera Winfrey reports.
The explosions at the Boston Marathon have impacted our entire nation have been uniquely trying for one local woman, who suffered severe injuries after a bomb exploded in her face years ago. Jenne Anderson Reports.
Texas Tech Mechanical Engineering Professor Michelle Pantoya said the bombs used to kill at least three people and injure more than 175 others at the Boston Marathon Monday are easier to make then you'd think.
To say it's been an emotional day would be an understatement.
Audits are up this year, as well as incomes across the Permian Basin
The son of an Abilene Christian University professor who lives just three blocks away from the Boston Marathon finish line described the very scary scene in downtown Boston.
The new Midland County Library ribbon cutting marked the opening of a brand new facility. Former First Lady Laura Bush and retired Army General Tommy Franks took part in the grand opening reveal. Katiera Winfrey reports.
A team of Dyess airman and a team of first responders used their skills to see if they are, in fact, tougher than a West Texas boyscout.
Ector County Independent school district has handed over an investigation into claims of physical misconduct of a sexual nature between employees and students over to law enforcement. Katiera Winfrey reports.
There's a new soda in town and it's making the memory of Dr. Pepper a little fuzzy.
Firefighters had to act fact to get a large hay fire under control Friday afternoon.
The annual Crudefest began Thursday and will run through Saturday in Midland, Texas. Event organizers say the musical celebration is to create a fun and safe place to give oil field workers a place to relax and have a good time. Katiera Winfrey reports.
During the past couple weeks we've seen several bomb scares in Midland. This has shed a lot of light on our local Bomb Squad, who tells us they take every event seriously. Jenne Anderson Reports.
"If the United States achieves energy independence, it will be because of the Permian Basin."
The city of Big Spring and Howard County are talking about a possible joint venture to develop a new landfill since the current one is nearing its capacity. Katiera Winfrey reports.
A local concrete shortage is making it difficult for some businesses to finish their construction projects on time. Cinergy Cinemas, the soon to be theater off of Business 20 tells us they're already 9 weeks behind schedule in their building process. Jenne Anderson Reports.
After close to a year of planning and construction, Midland city leaders tell us the T-Bar Pipeline is close to completion. Jenne Anderson Reports.
Midland Police are looking into a body that was discovered Tuesday afternoon.
Industry is expanding along JBS Parkway from Business 20 to south of I-20
The city of Andrews recently announced their plans to bring a Love's truck station to the city. Jenne Anderson Reports.
Fire tore through two units at a Midland Apartment complex.
This will also cause the district to change their entire school system.
You can see a woman stealing another woman's purse on surveillance video.
Texas Tech Football invades the Permian-Basin with a spring practice and scrimmage.
North Korea is back in the spotlight after loading missiles. It's not clear on where the missiles are pointing, however, with recent threats against the United States the newest development could be an additional threat. Katiera Winfrey reports.
2-5A Baseball / Softball Recap 4/5/13
The Energy Tower at City Center was virtually open to the public Thursday afternoon during a press conference outlining what the new building will bring to the Tall City. Katiera Winfrey reports.
Community members living near 14th and Adams in Odessa believe there is a
major problem with speeding and drivers running stop signs. Katiera Winfrey reports.
The Midland Rockhounds hosted Media day along with a meet the team BBQ.
Tubby Smith hired as next Men's Basketball Coach at Texas Tech.
KMID Sports Director Caroline Lockwood sits down via satellite with Texas Tech Head Football Coach Kliff Kingsbury
Councilman Carlos Lujan accuses the Alpine City Government of corruption, calls for Mayor Rangra to be recalled
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2-5A Boys / Girls bi-district Playoff Soccer Results
4 Odessa High School students suffered minor injuries after their school bus crashed into a house. Odessa Police tell us the driver of a pick-up truck caused the crash after running a stop sign. Jenne Anderson Reports.
A brand new wind power battery storage facility was officially opened in Notrees, Texas Thursday afternoon. The facility was put together through collaboration with Duke Energy X-Treme Power and the U.S. Department of energy.
It is hard to live in Colorado City and not notice the impact the boom is having in west Texas.
The threat lead to evacuations and closed roads for the second day in a row.
In a closed door meeting Tuesday night, the ECISD board of trustees voted Dr. H.T. Sanchez to be the interim superintendent as they search for soon to be retired superintendent Hector Mendez's replacement. Katiera Winfrey reports.
Local trauma centers tell us that they're seeing more and more people refusing to wear seat belts in the basin. Jenne Anderson Reports
Dr. Sanchez will take over at the end of the year
The city of Midland recently revised their special events ordinance to keep both participants and spectators at these events safe. But many local organizers, like those in the Patriot Guard Riders, say the new ordinance is making it impossible for them to hold their annual activities. Jenne Anderson Reports.
A string of deadly car accidents is causing many people here in the Permian Basin to question their own safety while driving on our roadways. Jenne Anderson Reports.
The city of Alpine's mayor and city manager are receiving harsh criticism after a current city council member went public about alleged power abuse and mis-management of city funds.
District 2-5A Baseball and Softball recap 3/22/13
The "Violence Against Women Act" signed by President Obama resulted in the passing of the "Safer Act" bill that Texas Senator John Cornyn had been advocating for. Katiera Winfrey reports.
The UTPB Student Senate is looking for people and organizations needing help with jobs like cutting grass, painting or even picking up trash for the annual community event "The Big Event." However, despite their efforts the event is looking like it'll be a small event. Katiera Winfrey reports.
Officials have completed their search for human remains in Scurry County.
It was the news of remains found near Snyder that brought two searchers back to Colorado City. Saying they're in town for support, in case those remains are those of the missing teen Hailey Dunn. They and locals tell us that the news is bittersweet.
A speeding driver his been cited, after he reportedly crashed a car into a utility pole in Odessa.