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Six nurses charged in death of Midland County inmate
Updated: Jul. 31, 2020 at 5:38 PM CDT
Six nurses have been charged in connection to the death of a man who was in the custody of the Midland County Detention Center.
Affidavit: Suspect assaulted girlfriend, shot man who intervened
Updated: Jul. 31, 2020 at 3:58 PM CDT
A man has been charged after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and shot a man who tried to help her.
Man charged with starting fire at Odessa gas station
Updated: Jul. 31, 2020 at 2:30 PM CDT
An arrest has been made in connection to a fire at an Odessa gas station.
Police: Noise complaint of man beating on wall with a hammer leads to SWAT situation in Midland
Updated: Jul. 31, 2020 at 10:08 AM CDT
A man was arrested overnight in Midland after police say he barricaded himself inside of an apartment with an elderly woman.
Suspect steals Police cruiser, ends with shots fired in West Odessa
Updated: Jul. 30, 2020 at 9:57 PM CDT
Police have not yet identified the suspect arrested.
Man arrested following deadly shooting in Odessa
Updated: Jul. 29, 2020 at 10:57 AM CDT
A man has been arrested following a deadly shooting in Odessa on Tuesday night.
Ector County Sheriff’s Office investigating drive-by shooting that targeted kids and adults
Updated: Jul. 29, 2020 at 10:24 AM CDT
The Ector County Sheriff’s Office is continuing an investigation into a drive-by shooting that left three people injured earlier this month.
Midland man accused of attacking woman in convenience store
Updated: Jul. 23, 2020 at 12:56 PM CDT
A man in Midland has been arrested after he allegedly assaulted a clerk at a local convenience store.
Andrews man indicted on murder charge posts bail
Updated: Jul. 23, 2020 at 12:47 PM CDT
An Andrews man who is indicted on a murder charge has now posted bail after his bond was reduced.
OPD: Guns stolen from vehicles are being used in drive-by shootings
Updated: Jul. 22, 2020 at 1:17 PM CDT
Odessa police are investigating a dangerous trend in crime involving stolen weapons.
Authorities searching for Midland man who escaped from law enforcement
Updated: Jul. 20, 2020 at 3:42 PM CDT
The search is on for a Midland man who escaped from law enforcement and is now on the run.
OPD: Thieves blending in to steal heavy machinery from worksites
Updated: Jul. 17, 2020 at 7:11 PM CDT
Odessa Police say that 21 pieces of heavy machinery have been stolen from worksites since February. They say suspects wear uniforms or outfits to look like workers.
73-year-old veteran shoots alleged burglars
Updated: Jul. 16, 2020 at 6:56 PM CDT
Ira Thompson shot and injured two suspects he says tried to steal from his business in Howard County on Wednesday night
73-year-old Howard County man shoots robbery suspects
Updated: Jul. 16, 2020 at 11:15 AM CDT
Two suspects were hospitalized after they were shot by an elderly man in Howard County.
Authorities searching for suspects who started fires in West Odessa
Updated: Jul. 16, 2020 at 11:04 AM CDT
The Ector County Environmental Enforcement is searching for three suspects who they say started fires across West Odessa.
Police looking for suspect who burglarized Permian High School
Updated: Jul. 10, 2020 at 7:12 PM CDT
Surveillance video shows the suspect shirtless and accompanied by a dog
Odessa police searching for serial package thief
Updated: Jul. 9, 2020 at 4:47 PM CDT
Odessa police are searching for a man who has stolen packages from several homes.
Police: Robbery of one ounce of marijuana leads to shooting
Updated: Jul. 9, 2020 at 3:27 PM CDT
Two men were arrested in Midland on Wednesday after police say they were involved in a robbery and shooting.
Police: Man arrested after threatening to shoot up Odessa daycare
Updated: Jul. 8, 2020 at 3:50 PM CDT
Odessa police arrested a man Wednesday morning after he reportedly threatened to shoot up a daycare.
Two injured after truck crashes into building
Updated: Jul. 3, 2020 at 7:25 PM CDT
Two people were injured after a truck crashed through a building in Odessa Friday morning. The crash happened along Yukon Road near West Loop 338.
Two teens arrested following crime spree in Odessa
Updated: Jun. 29, 2020 at 7:12 PM CDT
Police say a pair of 15-year-old boys caused nearly a dozen crime scenes around town Monday morning
Affidavits reveal new details on man arrested for drive-by shooting and deadly stabbing in Pecos County
Updated: Jun. 29, 2020 at 6:01 PM CDT
Arrest affidavits obtained by the Fort Stockton Pioneer reveal new details on a man who authorities say was behind a drive-by shooting and deadly stabbing in Pecos County.
Howard County woman accused of illegally voting twice in 2020 primary election
Updated: Jun. 17, 2020 at 11:26 AM CDT
A woman in Howard County has been arrested after authorities say she voted twice in the 2020 primary election.
Victim and person of interest identified in Pecos County homicide
Updated: Jun. 17, 2020 at 10:33 AM CDT
The Pecos County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide on Wednesday morning
Fort Stockton man in critical condition following drive-by shooting
Updated: Jun. 16, 2020 at 10:21 AM CDT
The Fort Stockton Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting that sent one person to the hospital on Monday.
Victim identified in deadly Odessa shooting
Updated: Jun. 15, 2020 at 11:07 AM CDT
Police are investigating a shooting that happened at an Odessa home overnight.
Midland police sergeant arrested on family violence charge
Updated: Jun. 13, 2020 at 10:25 AM CDT
A sergeant with the Midland Police Department was charged and arrested for family violence early Saturday morning.
FIRST ON CBS7: Tye Anders gets emotional on CNN talking about arrest in Midland
Updated: Jun. 12, 2020 at 4:06 PM CDT
Tye Anders says he replays the traumatic police confrontation captured in dramatic bodycam video over and over in his head.
Suspect accused of trying to gouge Midland officer's eye during arrest
Updated: Jun. 11, 2020 at 9:35 PM CDT
A suspect in Midland has been arrested after police say he tried to gouge an officer's eye and take his service weapon.
Midland man sentenced to 80 years in prison on child pornography charges
Updated: Jun. 10, 2020 at 3:31 PM CDT
A federal judge has sentenced a man in Midland to 80 years in prison for the production and distribution of child pornography.
Police: Intoxicated driver crashed into Odessa Planet Fitness injuring two people inside
Updated: Jun. 6, 2020 at 3:39 PM CDT
Odessa police have arrested a woman who they say was driving while intoxicated when she crashed into a Planet Fitness, hurting two people who were working out.
Odessa man accused of threatening to kill a woman and her baby during a robbery
Updated: Jun. 5, 2020 at 3:04 PM CDT
Odessa police have arrested a man who they say threatened to kill a woman and her baby while he was robbing her.
FIRST ON CBS7: Three suspects charged in death of Odessa teenager in Colorado City
Updated: Jun. 2, 2020 at 4:22 PM CDT
Three people have been arrested in Colorado City in connection to the death of 16-year-old Haley Martinez of Odessa.
FIRST ON CBS7: Open Carry Texas VP threatening to come back to Odessa to "stand up to this ol' boy" Sheriff Griffis
Updated: May. 21, 2020 at 12:14 PM CDT
In a video recently posted on San Angelo LIVE!, the vice president of Open Carry Texas threatens to come back to Odessa next month to "stand up to" Sheriff Mike Griffis.
Odessa men charged with stealing Mercedes-Benz at gunpoint
Updated: May. 18, 2020 at 12:41 PM CDT
Odessa police have arrested two suspects who they say stole a Mercedes-Benz at gunpoint on Friday.
Two arrests made in connection to Odessa murder
Updated: May. 17, 2020 at 12:52 PM CDT
Police have arrested two people in connection to the deadly shooting of a teen in Odessa on Saturday night.
Former Monahans police officer sentenced to 7 years for child pornography charge
Updated: May. 13, 2020 at 3:48 PM CDT
A former Monahans police officer has been sentenced to serve a little more than seven years in prison for possession of child pornography.
Fannin Elementary staff member killed in apparent murder-suicide
Updated: May. 12, 2020 at 8:27 AM CDT
Two people are dead after Midland police say a man stabbed a woman, then drove to her home and killed himself, while possibly trying to burn the house down.
Child taken to the hospital after being hit by a truck in Midland
Updated: May. 8, 2020 at 4:53 PM CDT
A child is at the hospital in stable condition after they were hit by a truck while riding their bike in Midland.
Suspect charged with attempted capital murder following altercation with Midland officer
Updated: May. 8, 2020 at 11:16 AM CDT
A man has been charged with attempted capital murder after he was involved in a physical altercation with a Midland police officer on Thursday.
UPDATE: Ector County Sheriff's Office identifies suspects arrested at West Odessa bar
Updated: May. 4, 2020 at 6:36 PM CDT
A bar owner and protesters with weapons were arrested in West Odessa on Monday after the bar was reopened against Governor Greg Abbott's orders.
Man wanted for double murder in Pecos arrested at the border
Updated: Apr. 29, 2020 at 4:38 PM CDT
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers captured him at the Ysleta port of entry early this morning after he was escorted to the international boundary.
Midland police sergeant arrested following standoff
Updated: Apr. 29, 2020 at 1:34 PM CDT
A sergeant with the Midland Police Department was arrested following a standoff early Wednesday morning.
Odessa police searching for person of interest in murder investigation
Updated: Apr. 27, 2020 at 8:48 PM CDT
The Odessa Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a person of interest in connection to a murder in March.
Arrest made in Andrews drive-by shooting
Updated: Apr. 20, 2020 at 3:27 PM CDT
Police in Andrews have arrested a man who they say was involved in a drive-by shooting last month.
Suspect identified in Ector County chase
Updated: Apr. 18, 2020 at 6:07 PM CDT
A suspect was arrested after authorities say he led deputies and DPS troopers on a chase on Saturday.
Odessa police release blurry photos of person of interest in connection to murder investigation
Updated: Apr. 17, 2020 at 7:56 AM CDT
Odessa police are investigating a murder that happened on the 2500 block of Tom Green.
Complaint: Alleged kidnappers took 2-year-old son from mother in West Odessa
Updated: Apr. 15, 2020 at 5:20 PM CDT
A man and woman in Ector County were arrested after they allegedly kidnapped a 2-year-old boy from his mother and drove away.
Midland police sergeant charged with public intoxication
Updated: Apr. 13, 2020 at 1:43 PM CDT
A sergeant with the Midland Police Department was arrested and charged with public intoxication over the weekend.
Arrest made in Pleasant Farms murder
Updated: Apr. 9, 2020 at 8:06 PM CDT
A suspect has been arrested in connection to the murder of a man in Pleasant Farms last week.