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  1. Funeral services Monday for officer killed in crash with SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    The funeral for a West Texas police sergeant killed when his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle will be held Monday. Services will be held at Foster Communications Coliseum in San Angelo for Sgt.


  2. Man dies while working on West Texas highway bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Officials say a man working for a company that was repairing beams under a bridge in West Texas has died after a load of metal rods fell on him. Runnels County Sheriff Bill Baird tells the San Angelo Standard-Times that the man died Tuesday morning at the work site in Ballinger, located about 200 miles southwest of Fort Worth.


  3. West Texan pleads guilty in hit-and-run death of man, 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A West Texas driver has been sentenced to six years in prison for the hit-and-run death of a 90-year-old man as he walked across an Odessa street.


  4. Texas jail commissary clerk fired, charged with inmate sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A commissary clerk at a West Texas jail has been accused of smuggling drugs to an inmate facing life in prison and having sex with him. Online records do not list an attorney for Sanders, who was fired Tuesday and arrested.


  5. Gunfire at Texas clinic leaves doctor, associate deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Police are trying to determine what prompted gunfire at a West Texas medical clinic that left a doctor and a patient dead in an apparent murder-suicide. Odessa police Cpl.


  6. Plan for high-level radioactive waste in Texas opposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Some West Texas residents have raised health and environmental concerns over a proposal to store high-level radioactive nuclear waste in their county. KWES-TV reports dozens of citizens at Thursday night's town hall meeting in Van Horn also voiced fears about possible leaks, land value issues and even terrorism. 2 comments

  7. Condemned killer of 2 in West Texas in 1994 loses appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has refused an appeal from a 41-year-old Ector County man sent to death row for the 1994 slayings of his neighbors in Odessa during a burglary of their home. The state's highest criminal court said Wednesday Michael Dean Gonzales' appeal was improperly filed and rejected it without considering its merits.


  8. Authorities identify 3 who died in West Texas plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Authorities have released the identities of three family members who died in a plane crash in the West Texas town of Plainview. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports that officials identified the victims as 46-year-old Paul Waller, 44-year-old Tammy Waller and their 18-year-old daughter, Michele Waller.


  9. Wise action on Texas waterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    After some quick thinking, the House reversed an amendment that would have given East Texas the power to deny water to the rest of the state. Current rains notwithstanding, Texas usually needs water, and East Texas has it.


  10. Andrews cowboy takes title at Windy Ryon Memorial RopingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    J. Tom Fisher is a West Texas cowboy who travels to Fort Worth each Memorial Day Weekend to attend the Windy Ryon Memorial Roping. His father, Dan, is an accomplished steer roper on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association circuit and has entered the Ryon Roping for many years.


  11. Forecasters see a brief break in rainy weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    We've been whipped by tornadic winds, drenched by torrential rains and hit by hurtful hailstones. Now we may get a chance to clean up some of the mess.


  12. GCISD athletics department turns upside-down with high-level departuresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Director of Athletics Phil Blue was on his way to West Texas to be formally approved by the Abilene ISD school board as that district's new AD. Both are starting as soon as possible.


  13. 4-year-old West Texas boy killed by falling tombstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A 4-year-old West Texas boy has died after he was struck in the head by a falling tombstone in a cemetery. Odessa Police spokesman Cpl.


  14. Texansa views on economy, drought worries are shiftingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Among Texans, job-related concerns are growing, and they'll likely continue to grow as employment statistics start to reflect the impact of falling oil prices. Texans also believe that the drought is temporary, but they want to take steps to address the situation.


  15. Oil prices jump to a 2015 highRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Nationwide oil inventories dropped last week for the first time in four months, causing oil prices to increase to a 2015 high Wednesday and raising the possibility that the oil-supply glut that's brought cheap gasoline, along with thousands of energy company layoffs, might be coming to an end. "I do think it's a sign we've turned the corner," said Phil Flynn, senior energy analyst for the Price Futures Group.


  16. Oil passes $60 for first time this year as glut easesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Oil surged above $60 a barrel in New York for the first time since December on speculation that the biggest U.S. supply glut in 85 years will ease. U.S. inventory growth has slowed, and supplies at Cushing, Okla., the main U.S. oil storage hub, have declined.


  17. Report critical of West Texas prison that was scene of riotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A prison in West Texas that holds mostly immigrant inmates and has been the scene of multiple riots was understaffed and failed to address persistent security problems, a federal report released Thursday said. The Justice Department's Inspector General report criticized operations at the Reeves County Detention Center in Pecos, which came under heavy scrutiny beginning in late 2008 following the death of an inmate and two riots that caused an estimated $1 million in damage.


  18. Neil Sperry: Growing Texas Gold columbineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Although it has been on the market for 23 years, Texas Gold columbine is no less popular now than it was when it first arrived in nurseries. If you're looking for perennial plants that bloom in the shade, this one needs to be at the top of your list.


  19. Exxona s Tillerson says OPEC not waging war on U.S. shaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    OPEC's refusal to curb oil production in response to the collapse in world crude prices is an attempt to find the most economic price for oil, not an attack on U.S. shale drillers, said Exxon Mobil's Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries is engaged in "a classic price-discovery exercise" after the revolution in shale-oil production turned global crude markets topsy turvy, Tillerson said Tuesday in a speech at the industry's annual IHS CERAWeek conference in Houston.


  20. Severe storms could impact events across DFW areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    There is an enhanced risk of strong storms southwest of Fort Worth Friday but that doesn't mean the rest of North Texas is guaranteed to escape severe weather. "The most likely areas are off to the southwest," said National Weather Service meteorologist Matt Stalley.


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