West Texas Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Honor Of Midland/Odessa Shooting VictimsGovernor Greg Abbott has directed that all flags in the City of Odessa are lowered to half-staff in honor of the victims of the Midland/Odessa shootings one year ago today.
'We Are Going To Starve': Texas Bar Owner Fights Shutdown Order, Says Will Open This WeekendOne Texas bar owner who is fighting the governor's shutdown order says she is opening this July 4 weekend and will not make masks or social distancing mandatory.
Arrests After SWAT Team Confronts Armed Protesters Supporting Texas Bar Owner Who Reopened BusinessWhile a salon owner in Dallas is getting support from state leaders for reopening her business despite coronavirus stay at home orders, a SWAT team was called out to a demonstration supporting a defiant bar owner in West Texas.
US Mass Killings Hit New High In 2019, More Than 210 People KilledThe killings included the massacre at an El Paso Walmart, where a 21 year old opened fire targeting Hispanic people near the Texas-Mexico border, and the mass shooting in Odessa where a man killed seven people at random after fleeing a traffic stop.
Suspect in Arizona Drive-By Shooting Extradited Back To State From TexasAuthorities say a suspect in a 2018 drive-by shooting in Arizona has been extradited back to the state from west Texas.
Texan Troy Lee Wilson Accused Of Shooting, Killing Man Whose Car StalledAn affidavit says that in four incidents last week, Wilson shot at people after offering to help with their vehicles.
Police Raised Concerns About West Texas Mass Shooter 8 Years Before RampagePolice reports describe concerns eight years ago that the gunman who killed seven and wounded 25 last month in West Texas might have been planning an attack.
After Mass Shootings In Texas, Governor Abbott Unveils Texas Safety Action Report & Suggestions For State LawmakersGovernor Greg Abbott unveiled his Texas Safety Action Report Thursday, which included nearly a dozen suggestions for state lawmakers to act on to help prevent other deadly mass shootings like those in El Paso and Odessa.
Southlake Carroll Students Raise $18K+ For Midland-Odessa Shooting VictimsThe students at Southlake Carroll know Friday night’s game against Permian High School in Odessa isn’t about who wins.
Police: West Texas Gunman Was 'Violent' In Psychiatric FacilityPolice say the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas last month was destructive and violent while hospitalized at a psychiatric facility nearly two decades ago.
Records: West Texas Gunman had 'Suicidal Tendencies' In 2001Arrest reports say the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas over Labor Day weekend was arrested in 2001 for trying to break into a woman's bedroom after threatening to kill her brother. Hospital staff later determined Seth Ator had "suicidal tendencies."