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Parents indicted in death of Odessa infant

ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- The mother and father of a seven-month-old baby who died in July have been indicted on new charges.  Originally, the father, Kameron Gammage, told investigators he accidentally dropped his son, Logan. He now stands accused of strangling and beating the baby and tampering with a witness after he was accused of trying […]
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3 ECISD students arrested after allegedly making threats

ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- Three Ector County ISD students were arrested Monday after allegedly making threats on three different campuses. First, at Permian High School, ECISD police arrested a student for a threat made last week that circulated on social media over the weekend. Officers were told the image and threat were part of a group […]

West Texas responds to rising gas prices

WEST TEXAS (KMID/KPEJ) – West Texas drivers who spoke to ABC Big 2 News say that while the last few months of falling gas prices have been nice, they still think that fueling up is too expensive. “I believe it’s still higher than it should be. If you were to look at the price of […]

Suspected ‘prowler’ accused of burglary

ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- An Odessa man is behind bars after investigators said he allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home and stole a television set. 23-year-old Axtin Wood has been charged with Burglary. According to court documents, on September 21, officers with the Odessa Police Department responded to a shelter on Lincoln after employees called 911 […]

Man accused of firing gun at local motel amid argument

ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- An Odessa man is behind bars after investigators said he fired a gun at several victims outside a local motel last Friday night. Luis Antonio Menchaca, 28, has been charged with four counts of Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon.  According to an affidavit, on September 23, officers with the Odessa Police […]

Suspected serial rapist indicted

ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- A suspected kidnapper and serial rapist was indicted by an Ector County Grand Jury last week.  According to that indictment, Javier Arias, 38, has been accused of kidnapping a woman in April and two other women in July. All three women said Arias took them to deserted roads and tried to […]

Dumpster diver ends up in garbage truck, police say

ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- A 47-year-old woman has been injured following a dumpster dive gone wrong. According to the Odessa Police Department, a woman, who has not been identified, was dumpster diving early this morning in the 500 block of West 42nd Street when the dumpster she was in was picked up and dumped by a garbage […]

HIGHLIGHTS: Odessa High goes wire to wire in big win

ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – The Odessa High Bronchos (3-2) take down the Schertz Clemens Buffaloes (3-2) leading the game from start to finish winning 35-14. A pair of first quarter Jaylien Jones touchdown passes helped push the Bronchos’ lead to 21-0 at the end of the first quarter and Odessa never looked back. Jones finish […]

OPD investigating shooting in parking lot of Music City Mall

ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – Odessa Police Department is investigating a shooting outside Music City Mall. An OPD spokesperson said there was a fight in the parking lot of Music City Mall on Saturday night. One person was shot. That unknown individual was taken to MCH. Their current condition is unknown. Officers are on scene investigating, […]

New stadium for the Pecos Eagles opens on homecoming

PECOS, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – This time last year, the Pecos Eagles’ football stadium was condemned and shortly after, demolished to it’s core. On Wednesday, Septempber 21st, the brand new Eagle Stadium at Rotary Field was open to the Pecos community for a ribbon-cutting ceremony along with a Meet the Eagles celebration. While most student athletes […]

HIGHLIGHTS: Seminole mounts big win over Pecos

PECOS, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – Blake Flowers puts up a stellar performance to help Seminole to a sizeable victory (68-20) over Pecos. Seminole moves to 4-1 and Pecos falls to 2-2. This was Pecos’ first home game of the season and first game in the brand new Eagle Stadium at Rotary Field. Watch the video above […]

HIGHLIGHTS: Wink dominates Water Valley to remain undefeated

WATER VALLEY, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – Quarterback Kanon Gibson leads Wink to a big win (60-16) over Water Valley, upholding their undefeated record (5-0). This was the first district game for the Wink Wildcats in 2A Division II District 5. Wink has the week off next week before hosting El Dorado Oct. 7. Watch the video […]