Odessa, TX

18-year-old accused of assaulting girlfriend ‘constantly’

ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- An Odessa teen was arrested earlier this month after investigators said he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend. Dylan Luna, 18, has been charged with Assault/Family Violence and Evading Arrest.  According to an affidavit, on October 3, officers with the Odessa Police Department were called to the 1700 block of W 13th Street to investigate […]
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2 more teens accused of breaking into vehicles

ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- Two more Odessa teens were arrested earlier this week after investigators said they were allegedly caught on camera breaking into vehicles. Alejandro Henderson, 17, has been charged with three counts of auto burglary. A 15-year-old, who was not identified by police, was also arrested in connection with the three break-ins.  According to […]
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Nimitz 6th grader charged after making threat

ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- A sixth grade student from Nimitz Middle School was arrested Thursday after making a threat, Ector County ISD said in a news release. The student reportedly said he was going to “shoot up the school”.  ECISD said the boy has been charged with the class A misdemeanor of Threat or Exhibition of […]

Midland man accused of kidnapping, holding woman in hotel for two weeks

MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- A Midland man is behind bars after investigators said he allegedly kidnapped a woman and kept her inside a hotel for two weeks by threatening to kill her if she tried to escape. Juan Dominguez, 24, has been charged with Kidnapping, Assault, Interfering With a 911 Call, and Evading Arrest.  According to […]

Ask Midland Odessa – Um, The Girl I’m Dating Is Selling The Stuff I Give Her Online ! ?

Buzz Question - The GIRL I'm dating gives away the stuff I've given her. Did you hear me the girl I'm dating not DATED! lol What the heck? I have seen several items on the marketplace online and I don't get it. I love to shower her with stuff and she sells it like nothing? I haven't confronted her yet, but I think I need to. Suggestions on what's happening here?
Odessa, Texas

Fall Festival 2022

The 12th Annual Fall Festival is an annual event and is back! The City of Odessa Parks and Recreation Department, which brings families together from across the Permian Basin and beyond, puts hundreds of hours into making this event what it is each year, and that is a grand spectacle that anyone at any age can appreciate. Fall Festival has been a staple to the community and continues to grow each year with new and exciting activities.

Midland League of Women Voters to hold candidate forum

MIDLAND, Texas — The League of Women Voters of Midland is hosting a candidate forum on Thursday starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Midland College Carrasco Room. The event will be broken into two parts. Midland ISD School Board candidates will speak from 5:30-6:30 p.m., before a short break for a meet and greet with all candidates running on the November ballot.

Jurors hear from accused in injury to a child trial

Jurors in the trial of a 25-year-old man accused of purposely running down a teenager with his truck last year heard from both the teen and the defendant Wednesday. Homero Villa Aguilar is facing one count of injury to a child, a Class 1 felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison.

2 jailed, accused of firing at vehicles Saturday night

ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- Two Odessa men are behind bars after investigators said they allegedly fired at multiple vehicles Saturday night. Juan Olivas Jr., 25, and Donyvan Carrillo, 30, have both been charged with Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon.  According to court records, on October 1, officers with the Odessa Police Department were called to […]

Midland ISD is seeking help from the community for vacant position

MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) -Midland ISD announced this week they’ve started for the search for a new superintendent, and they’re asking for help from the community. The survey that MISD placed for the community, mostly asks about the new superintendent, but the president of MISD Board of Trustees, Bryan Murry, says it’s also to see what the district is doing good and what they can improve on.