Odessa

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Texan Allegedly Posed As Officer To Cut Fast Food Line

A West Texas man has been charged with impersonating an officer by using sirens and flashing lights to skip to the head of the drive-thru line at a fast-food restaurant.

03/31/2015

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Report: Damaged Guardrail Could Have Caused Prison Bus Wreck

A West Texas prison bus accident that killed two prison guards and eight inmates was likely caused when the bus hit a piece of displaced highway guardrail.

01/29/2015

(credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Texas Unemployment Rate Drops In December

The Texas unemployment rate slipped to 4.6 percent in December for a fourth straight month of declines.

01/23/2015

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

3 Prison Bus Crash Victims Leave Hospital

Three of the Texas inmates who were injured in a prison bus wreck near Odessa that killed 10 people have been discharged from a public hospital to prison facilities.

01/21/2015

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Guard Remains Critical After Deadly Texas Prison Bus Wreck

Just one person remains in critical condition following a prison bus wreck in West Texas that left 10 people dead and five hurt.

01/19/2015

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Investigators Comb Prison Bus Crash Site

Federal and state investigators are set to return to the West Texas site of a prison bus crash that killed 10 occupants and left five others hospitalized in critical and serious condition.

01/15/2015

Cross

Churchgoers Catch Purse Snatcher During Service

Some worshippers at a West Texas church have been credited with chasing and catching two suspects after a purse was snatched during the service.

01/15/2014

Photo of the lights on a school bus. (credit: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

West Texas Student Found With Guns, Ammunition In Classroom

A West Texas high school student has been arrested after authorities say he was found in a classroom with two loaded handguns and ammunition in his backpack.

10/09/2013

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

Thousands Lose Power During Texas Storms

Overnight storms in the DFW area and West Texas have left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without electricity.

06/06/2013

Activists from pro-Kremlin children's advocacy groups march through Moscow on March 2, 2013 to call on authorities to ban all foreign adoptions and demand the return of an adopted boy whose brother died in Texas. The banner reads "The March for Protection of the Children". ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Moscow Skeptical About Texas Autopsy Of Russian Boy

Russia voiced strong skepticism Saturday about the autopsy on a 3-year-old adopted Russian boy in Ector County and demanded further investigation as thousands rallied in Moscow to support the Kremlin ban on U.S. adoptions of Russian children.

03/02/2013

credit: http://www.adoptionsbygladney.com

State Investigating Gladney Following Russian Adoption Death

A Fort Worth adoption agency is now part of a story that’s gained international attention. The story centers around the death of 3-year old Max Shatto, a Russian boy who died last month after he was adopted by a West Texas family.

02/26/2013

HL1  VETERANS DAY PARADE

Warning Signals Activated Before Midland Crash Says NTSB

Federal investigators say the warning signals at a railroad crossing activated 20 seconds before a float crossed the tracks in a parade that killed four military veterans and injured 16 others.

11/17/2012

more