Friday Sep 12
El Paso Times
El Paso man killed in accident on I-20 in West Texas
Santos Ontiveros Avalos, 58, was killed when his vehicle was hit by a semi-truck Tuesday afternoon on I-20 East about nine miles outside of Toyah, the Odessa American reported. The Texas Department of Public Safety said that Avalos was in a vehicle that had its hazard lights on when it was hit from behind by a tractor trailer, the newspaper reported.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Police: West Texas man arrested after police chase
Odessa police have charged 18-year-old Alex Hernandez with evading arrest. He was also booked on two misdemeanor warrants for failure to attend school.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Airborne 09.05.14: Cool City Tso, Easa Likes Ga, Caf Airsho 2014
Cool City Avionics, has announce that it has received FAA Technical Standard Order Authorization for its new family of helicopter autopilots. The TSO includes the HAP-100 2-axis autopilot, the HFC-100 2-axis autopilot with stability control and augmentation systems, known as SCAS, the HAP-150 3-axis autopilot, the HFC-150 3-axis autopilot with SCAS, and the HFC and HAP-150 LE models.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Houma private-sector employees working longest hours in the U.S., magazine reports
Private-sector employees in the Houma metropolitan area worked more hours on average in July than anywhere else in the country, Governing magazine reports . The report attributes the ranking to oil industry expansion, similar to what is occurring in Midland and Odessa, Texas.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Genealogy Query - DEEL : KEAN : KEEN : KING
Searching for sibling. Born Baby Boy Anthony. I believe it was August 1984. Agency was Catholic Charities in Odessa TX.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
United States Marshals capture wanted fugitive in west Texas
Justin Lara was captured by U.S. Marshals earlier today in Odessa, TX. Lara was wanted on three felony warrants for failure to appear.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Mr. Know-It-All searches for the right words
Question: In speech, we often use "uh," "um" or some other sound to fill in a thought gap as we look for the next words.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Strange Case of Deputy Jesus "Eddie" Campa
The peculiar story of a Texas senior law enforcement official remains shrouded in mystery and intrigue after claims by federal, state and municipal law enforcement sources that the top cop was criminally indicted for embezzling millions of dollars in Homeland Security funds.
The American Prospect
In 'Long, Slow, Agonizing Process,' a Former Operative Leaves the Religious Right
Then a crisis of faith changed all that. "Rethinking everything has been a long, slow, and agonizing process," White told me in a 2010 e-mail.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Copper thief on minibike busted in Texas oil patch
An Odessa man on a minibike has been arrested after he was spotted stripping copper wire at a lease in the West Texas oil patch.