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KXXV Waco
E.C.I.S.D. Bond Advisory Committee discusses possible bond, cost could reach up to $339 millionThe Ector County Independent School District Bond Advisory Committee has made s
KXXV Waco / Posted 14 hours ago
The Ector County Independent School District Bond Advisory Committee has made some decisions regarding a possible school bond. We're told the committee came to a consensus on seven priorities for the proposal. Those items are: We're told the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
E.C.I.S.D. Bond Advisory Committee discusses possible bond, cost could reach up to $339 millionThe Ector County Independent School District Bond Advisory Committee has made s
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 hours ago
The Ector County Independent School District Bond Advisory Committee has made some decisions regarding a possible school bond. We're told the committee came to a consensus on seven priorities for the proposal. Those items are: We're told the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
E.C.I.S.D. Bond Advisory Committee discusses possible bond, cost could reach up to $339 millionThe Ector County Independent School District Bond Advisory Committee has made s
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 hours ago
The Ector County Independent School District Bond Advisory Committee has made some decisions regarding a possible school bond. We're told the committee came to a consensus on seven priorities for the proposal. Those items are: We're told the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Local hospital official weighs in on healthcare debateseen, at least what we track, a ton of exchange plans. What they repeal today w
KXXV Waco / Posted 18 hours ago
seen, at least what we track, a ton of exchange plans. What they repeal today wouldn't have a tremendous impact on at least Ector County, but there are states that had massive efforts, they did a state exchange, they had a ton of people enrolled and... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Local hospital official weighs in on healthcare debateseen, at least what we track, a ton of exchange plans. What they repeal today w
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 18 hours ago
seen, at least what we track, a ton of exchange plans. What they repeal today wouldn't have a tremendous impact on at least Ector County, but there are states that had massive efforts, they did a state exchange, they had a ton of people enrolled and... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Local hospital official weighs in on healthcare debateseen, at least what we track, a ton of exchange plans. What they repeal today w
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 19 hours ago
seen, at least what we track, a ton of exchange plans. What they repeal today wouldn't have a tremendous impact on at least Ector County, but there are states that had massive efforts, they did a state exchange, they had a ton of people enrolled and... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Odessa police arrest man wanted for running truck into homepast few weeks. On July 15, Thomas led OPD on a chase in a stolen Chevrolet tr
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
past few weeks. On July 15, Thomas led OPD on a chase in a stolen Chevrolet truck, which ended in him losing control and running into a home on the 1100 block of Douglas. Thomas was arrested last night and taken to the Ector County Detention Cent... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Woman arrested for theft for the 9th timeattempting to pay for it. The report added that officers also found marijuana
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
attempting to pay for it. The report added that officers also found marijuana in her purse. Further investigation revealed that Serna had eight prior theft convictions. Serna was later arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Cen... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Man arrested, accused of threatening girlfriend with gunhis girlfriend before grabbing a gun out of his vehicle. The report added that
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
his girlfriend before grabbing a gun out of his vehicle. The report added that Saenz then pointed the gun at his girlfriend and chased her as she into to a residence. Saenz was later arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Woman arrested for 3rd DWI after crashing into telephone polerevealed that Bustamante had two prior convictions for driving while intoxicate
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
revealed that Bustamante had two prior convictions for driving while intoxicated. Police said Bustamante was also found to be in possession of Propoxyphene pills. Bustamante was later arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement C... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
New ordinance punishes adults who provide venue for underage drinkingwho provide the space and place for underage kids to drink will now face fines
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
who provide the space and place for underage kids to drink will now face fines ranging from $250 to $2000. Here 2 Impact Ector County, one of the driving forces behind this ordinance, worked to get it passed for the last two years “It’s been... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
New ordinance punishes adults who provide venue for underage drinkingwho provide the space and place for underage kids to drink will now face fines
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
who provide the space and place for underage kids to drink will now face fines ranging from $250 to $2000. Here 2 Impact Ector County, one of the driving forces behind this ordinance, worked to get it passed for the last two years “It’s been... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Man arrested, charged with swinging tree branch at family memberthe branch a second time and struck the 49-year-old on the left side of his hea
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
the branch a second time and struck the 49-year-old on the left side of his head. According to authorities, the 49-year-old had injuries on his forearm and the back of his head. Carrasco was later taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement C... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Neighbor reacts to body found in alleyNeighbors in the area had plenty of emotions following the news of a female bod
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
Neighbors in the area had plenty of emotions following the news of a female body found in an alley in Ector County. “Shocked because we’ve never had anything like that,” said Florencio Prieto. That was the common feeling for most neighbors who... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Neighbor reacts to body found in alleyNeighbors in the area had plenty of emotions following the news of a female bod
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 9 days ago
Neighbors in the area had plenty of emotions following the news of a female body found in an alley in Ector County. “Shocked because we’ve never had anything like that,” said Florencio Prieto. That was the common feeling for most neighbors who... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Body found in northern Ector Co., authorities investigatingThe Ector County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was found in no
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
The Ector County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was found in northern Ector County on Tuesday. We're told the body was found in an alley north of the intersection of John Ave. and Maurene Ave. We're told the call came in from a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Man arrested, accused of evading, resisting policeofficers before being taken into custody. Further investigation showed that Hi
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 days ago
officers before being taken into custody. Further investigation showed that Hieb was in possession of 80 grams of marijuana and five individually labeled packages of THC. Hieb was later arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Cen... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Man arrested, accused of evading, resisting policeofficers before being taken into custody. Further investigation showed that Hi
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 days ago
officers before being taken into custody. Further investigation showed that Hieb was in possession of 80 grams of marijuana and five individually labeled packages of THC. Hieb was later arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Cen... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Restaurant Report: 3 Odessa restaurants make low performer listThe week of June 19 through June 23 proved to be an extremely busy one for heal
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 days ago
The week of June 19 through June 23 proved to be an extremely busy one for health inspectors in Ector County. They had several top performers with perfect scores. However, there were a few restaurants who made our low performer list. And for the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Disturbance call in Odessa leads to arrest of Midland Co. fugitivea deadly weapon. Odessa Police Department arrested Veliz on Monday evening. Of
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
a deadly weapon. Odessa Police Department arrested Veliz on Monday evening. Officers were responding to the call on the 3800 block of North Texas when they came in contact with Veliz. We're told Veliz was charged and sent to the Ector County... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Workshop set up to discuss methamphetamine issue locallya pervasive issue; the data doesn’t lie. We have some of the highest meth users
KXXV Waco / Posted 15 days ago
a pervasive issue; the data doesn’t lie. We have some of the highest meth users per capita in the state of Texas here in Ector County,” said Kevin Thompson, Regional Evaluator for the Region 9 Prevention Resource Center. The methamphetamine... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Workshop set up to discuss methamphetamine issue locallya pervasive issue; the data doesn’t lie. We have some of the highest meth users
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
a pervasive issue; the data doesn’t lie. We have some of the highest meth users per capita in the state of Texas here in Ector County,” said Kevin Thompson, Regional Evaluator for the Region 9 Prevention Resource Center. The methamphetamine... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Workshop set up to discuss methamphetamine issue locallya pervasive issue; the data doesn’t lie. We have some of the highest meth users
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
a pervasive issue; the data doesn’t lie. We have some of the highest meth users per capita in the state of Texas here in Ector County,” said Kevin Thompson, Regional Evaluator for the Region 9 Prevention Resource Center. The methamphetamine... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Two people, dog stabbed MondayTwo people and a dog were stabbed Monday in Ector County Two people and a dog
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 15 days ago
Two people and a dog were stabbed Monday in Ector County Two people and a dog were stabbed Monday in Ector County ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - Two people were injured, along with a dog, following an altercation Monday in Ector... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
ECSO looking for missing womanThe Ector County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help locating a missing wo
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 16 days ago
The Ector County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help locating a missing woman. Cindy Thomas, 44, was reported missing on July 5. She was last seen walking away from her car at University and Mockingbird. She is described as a 5’ 7” tall and... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Officials urging Ector County residents to use medication drop boxesnot using them for the reason it was prescribed, its abuse," said Sara Tomlinso
KXXV Waco / Posted 20 days ago
not using them for the reason it was prescribed, its abuse," said Sara Tomlinson, Coalition Coordinator for Here 2 Impact Ector County. That Tomlinson and others with the Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse hope the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Officials urging Ector County residents to use medication drop boxesnot using them for the reason it was prescribed, its abuse," said Sara Tomlinso
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 20 days ago
not using them for the reason it was prescribed, its abuse," said Sara Tomlinson, Coalition Coordinator for Here 2 Impact Ector County. That Tomlinson and others with the Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse hope the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Officials urging Ector County residents to use medication drop boxesnot using them for the reason it was prescribed, its abuse," said Sara Tomlinso
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 days ago
not using them for the reason it was prescribed, its abuse," said Sara Tomlinson, Coalition Coordinator for Here 2 Impact Ector County. That Tomlinson and others with the Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse hope the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Officials urging Ector County residents to use medication drop boxesnot using them for the reason it was prescribed, its abuse," said Sara Tomlinso
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 20 days ago
not using them for the reason it was prescribed, its abuse," said Sara Tomlinson, Coalition Coordinator for Here 2 Impact Ector County. That Tomlinson and others with the Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse hope the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
'Armed and dangerous' driver who fled Big Country law enforcement capturedto the Texas Department of Public Safety, 22-year-old Arron Villa Muro of Odess
KTXS Abilene / Posted 21 days ago
to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 22-year-old Arron Villa Muro of Odessa was taken into custody in Ector County. The Friday, June 30 chase ended in Abilene when law enforcement lost sight of the red Dodge Journey that Muro... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Fugitive last seen in Abilene captured 1 week after cross-county chaselaw enforcement through Nolan and Taylor counties last Friday have been arreste
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 21 days ago
law enforcement through Nolan and Taylor counties last Friday have been arrested. Arron Villa Muro, 22, was arrested in Ector County, Texas, after being on the run for a week, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. His accomplice,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Man arrested, accused of assaulting his motherto fall down. Officers saw cuts and bruises on the mother's face and neck area
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 21 days ago
to fall down. Officers saw cuts and bruises on the mother's face and neck area. Further investigation showed that Lara also had a prior conviction for assault family violence. Lara was arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Cen... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Woman behind bars, accused of striking husband with vehiclewith their vehicle causing injuries to the husband. Further investigation reve
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 28 days ago
with their vehicle causing injuries to the husband. Further investigation revealed that Ruiz-Ramon was intoxicated and was in possession of a handgun. Ruiz-Ramon was charged, arrested and transported to the Ector County Law Enforcemen... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Man arrested, accused of trying to steal meat from Odessa store in his pantsmeat in his pants and exited the store without making any attempt to pay. We'r
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 28 days ago
meat in his pants and exited the store without making any attempt to pay. We're told further investigation showed that Vandusen had three prior theft convictions. Vandusen was later arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Arrest made in connection with major crash in Central Odessa last weekfor Martinez who was charged, accordingly. According to authorities, Martinez
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 29 days ago
for Martinez who was charged, accordingly. According to authorities, Martinez was placed in custody today and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center. We’re told the 4-year-old is in critical condition at a Dallas hospital. The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Recent felony arrest by the Odessa Police Departmentduring the investigation, Salinas was charged and arrested accordingly. Accord
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted a month ago
during the investigation, Salinas was charged and arrested accordingly. According to authorities, Salinas was taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center and CPS was notified about the incident. We’re told the child was released to a family... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
1 killed in motorcycle crash last Saturday in Ector Co.One person was killed during a motorcycle crash in Ector County last Saturday.
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted a month ago
One person was killed during a motorcycle crash in Ector County last Saturday. According to state troopers, the crash happened on FM 2020, 2.5 miles west of Odessa. We’re told Michael D. Manning, 48, of Odessa was driving a 1999 Harley Davidson... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Permian Basin Road Safety Coalition pushing wait to textto remind people that it isn't something that only happens in big cities. They
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 1 months ago
to remind people that it isn't something that only happens in big cities. They say 45 accidents happened in Midland and Ector County in 2016 that have ended in serious injuries, and that may not think about it, until it's too late. "If you're... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Transformer explodes in Ector County CourthouseThe Odessa Police Department has cleared the scene after a transformer blew in
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 1 months ago
The Odessa Police Department has cleared the scene after a transformer blew in the basement of the Ector County Courthouse. We're told police were called out at around 9:10 a.m. in reference to an explosion. When they arrived, they found it was... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Transformer explodes in Ector County CourthouseThe Odessa Police Department has cleared the scene after a transformer blew in
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 1 months ago
The Odessa Police Department has cleared the scene after a transformer blew in the basement of the Ector County Courthouse. We're told police were called out at around 9:10 a.m. in reference to an explosion. When they arrived, they found it was... Read more

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