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  1. Ousted TX Chief Investigated for Misuse of FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FireHouse.com

    Aug. 15--The fire chief of the West Odessa Volunteer Fire Department has been ousted after claims of misuse of funds, Ector County Sheriff Mike Griffis said. Griffis said he was advised Monday that Chief Jimmy Ellis had been "voted out" as chief and is no longer in charge of the volunteer fire department.

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  2. Odessa Walmart shooting suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    According to police officials, the suspect was involved in a police chase that began as a traffic stop in the east side of the city and ended in West Odessa. Police say they were called out to the store just after 5:00 a.m. Thursday morning in reference to a subject with a gun.

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  3. One person killed in crash in West OdessaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | KOSA

    According to DPS, 20 year old Jose Hinostroza was killed after his Chevy Silverado hit a curb and rolled on Knox Avenue. The crash happened just before 10:00p.m. Friday night, road ways were wet at the time of the crash.

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  4. West Odessa woman killed, two others injured in rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | KSWO

    Odessa police and Odessa Fire and rescue responded to the 4000 block of West Highway 80 just after 3 p.m. Authorities say Lucas Martinez, 18, was driving eastbound in the outside lane of West Highway 80 when he made an unsafe lane change and hit a car, driven by Janet Huston, 58, who was driving in the inside lane. The back passenger of the car, Vanessa Long, 47, was ejected.

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  5. Thousands without power across West OdessaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Federal agencies and lawmakers fight back on America's Opioid epidemic. Just days ago, the Food and Drug Administration requests Endo Pharmaceuticals remove the Opioid "Opana ER" from the market.

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  6. Thousands without power across West OdessaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The Woodway Public Safety Department said that arrested 9 suspects in a three-day operation targeting prostitution and other criminal offenses. The Woodway Public Safety Department said that arrested 9 suspects in a three-day operation targeting prostitution and other criminal offenses.

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  7. Fire in West Odessa 'under control'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | KSWO

    President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support. President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support.

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  8. Fire in West Odessa 'under control'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    It took 32 years, but now the bi-annual display of the Avenue of Flags has reached the one thousand mark. It took 32 years, but now the bi-annual display of the Avenue of Flags has reached the one thousand mark.

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  9. Power restored to West Odessa residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | KSWO

    Currently, ONCOR is reporting 2,309 customers are without power in the area of W. 3rd Street and N. Moss Avenue.

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  10. Two injured following rollover crash in West Odessa, authorities looking for driverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KSWO

    DPS Troopers said the driver of the vehicle, David Ryan Dearick, fled the scene on foot and they are looking for him for questioning.

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  11. Over 1,400 customers without power in West Odessa, trampolines to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | KSWO

    We're told the entire feeder is locked out and is one of the main lines that comes out of the power station. Residents are advised to stay away from any wires on the ground and report it to police or by calling ONCOR at 1-888-313-4747.

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  12. Two displaced after fire at mobile home in West OdessaRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | KSWO

    A mobile home went up in flames Saturday afternoon on the 3500 block of N. Treadway leaving two people displaced.

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  13. Vehicle Packed with 13 Undocumented Aliens Flees Border Patrol near OdessaRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    On May 3, Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Midland Station arrested 13 undocumented aliens, and two United States citizens after a brief vehicle pursuit in West Odessa. Midland agents first observed a suspicious white suburban headed east on Interstate 20 west of Odessa.

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  14. 2 U.S. citizens, 13 undocumented immigrants arrested following vehicle pursuit in West OdessaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    According to a report, it all started when Midland agents saw a suspicious white suburban headed east on Interstate 20, west of Odessa. We're told agents tried to stop the vehicle but the driver sped away.

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  15. Fire crews responding to blaze at landfill in West OdessaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The chain on the gate of the landfill was locked and firefighters struggled to get inside to fight the blaze.

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  16. Nearly week-long tire fire in West Texas finally outRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | KAUZ

    Authorities say a fire where an estimated 100,000 tires were burning for nearly a week at a West Texas disposal facility finally is out. West Odessa Volunteer Fire Chief Jimmy Ellis tells the Odessa American a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Team covered the flames with dirt at the 3-acre site.

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  17. Over 100,000 tires burn in West OdessaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | KOSA

    Jason Cotton with Odessa Fire Rescue says someone could be held responsible for the fire, and could face possible penalties. "I saw smoke in the back and I was like 'Oh my God, it's right behind my house,'" she said.

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  18. Fire crews battling outside tire fire in West OdessaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | KSWO

    West Odessa Volunteer Fire Department, Goldsmith Volunteer Fire Department, South Ector Volunteer Fire Department, and Odessa Fire and Rescue has several engines and tankers at the scene. The City of Odessa says the blaze is not contained and will be hard to fight due to the wind.

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  19. Missing elderly West Odessa man found a few blocks from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | KSWO

    The Ector County Sheriff's says a elderly man with dementia who went missing earlier Sunday afternoon has been found. Larry Mobbs,79, went missing in the area of Moss and 42nd St. in West Odessa at 4:00 p.m.

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  20. Authorities responding to large fire in West OdessaRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    We're told a man was sleeping inside a mobile home when the fire started. There were also two small dogs inside the home.

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