Jurassic Quest Drive-thru hosts last day at Midland Horseshoe

MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) -If you’ve passed by the Midland Horseshoe over the past week you may have noticed some prehistoric dinosaurs around the parking lot. Jurassic Quest is an interactive drive-thru experience that features over 70 moving and roaring dinosaurs. While the pandemic continues, the event provided a safe family...
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Midlanders featured on Jumbotron in NYC’s Time Square

MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) -Earlier this morning two Midlanders were featured on a jumbotron in Times Square in New York City. They were involved with kicking off the Buddy Walk with the National Down Syndrome Society. The Buddy Walk is an annual event that has taken place in New York City...
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Texas mother who campaigned against drunk driving after son was killed dies in rollover

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - A West Texas woman who campaigned against drunk driving after losing her son has died in a crash. According to DPS, Tera Crossland was killed in a crash on Tuesday afternoon. A preliminary investigation of the accident revealed that Crossland was traveling along John Ben Shepard Parkway when her car left the roadway and rolled. DPS says the crash is still under investigation.

Texans hesitating to get second vaccine dose

MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - The Texas Department of State Health Services says that nearly two million people have yet to get their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. In West Texas, Midland Memorial Hospital says it’s not unusual to see patients come in who are in-between doses. As the highly...

The Monkees cancel Wagner Noël performance due to COVID-19 concerns

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - The popular 60′s rock band The Monkees have canceled their performance at Wagner Noël due to their “level of comfort” regarding COVID-19. Initially, the Monkees had stated that guests would have to provide proof of vaccination or provide a negative COVID test. These stricter COVID regulations have become commonplace for artists and venues around the country.

DPS identifies man killed in Ector County crash

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - A man was killed and a woman was hurt in a head-on crash outside of Odessa on Sunday. The victim has been identified as Rodolfo Lopez-Ramirez, 32, of Kermit. According to DPS, troopers responded to a crash along State Highway 302, 16 miles west of Odessa,...

Permian High student arrested after making threat on social media

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - A ninth grade student at Permian High School was arrested Friday after he made a threat on social media. According to Ector County ISD, the boy was found on campus by district police, but he did not have a gun in his possession. A blank gun was found at his house.

POW & MIA recognition ceremony to be held in Midland

MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - Friday is National POW/MIA Recognition Day in the United States. A ceremony is scheduled to be held at the Permian Basin Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Midland to honor the men and women who never made it home. According to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, approximately 82,000...

Midland family recounts harrowing escape from house fire

MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - A Midland family is thankful to be alive after narrowly escaping a house fire early Saturday morning. “I just woke up and saw the flames,” said Venetia Cereceres. Cereceres says nothing, in particular, woke her up around 2:30 a.m. When she woke up, she found a...