Midland County Newswire

Midland County Newswire

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  1. I knew they were here,' West Texas sheriff says of ISISRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | The Family Badge

    Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter became somewhat of a sensation last year after appearing on national television outlets such as Fox News and CNN warning of an ISIS presence in Texas. It would be nave to assume that they are not here, Painter told a CNN news anchor in an interview.

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  2. I knew they were here,' West Texas sheriff says of ISISRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | The Family Badge

    Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter became somewhat of a sensation last year after appearing on national television outlets such as Fox News and CNN warning of an ISIS presence in Texas. It would be nave to assume that they are not here, Painter told a CNN news anchor in an interview.

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  3. Midland man charged with starting fire to kill girlfriendRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | KRGV

    A West Texas man has been accused of starting a deadly house fire after the body of his 55-year-old girlfriend was found in the rubble. Midland County jail records show 50-year-old Johnny Wayne Robertson was being held Tuesday on a murder charge, with $1 million bond.

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  4. Texas Woman Found Dead In Burned-Out Home; Boyfriend ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    Johnny Wayne Robertson, 50, was in the Midland County Jail Tuesday charged with murder after his girlfriend's body was found in a burned out home in Midland.

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  5. Midland man charged with starting fire to kill girlfriendRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A West Texas man has been accused of starting a deadly house fire after the body of his 55-year-old girlfriend was found in the rubble. Midland County jail records show 50-year-old Johnny Wayne Robertson was being held Tuesday on a murder charge, with $1 million bond.

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  6. Woman dies from accident injuriesRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Big Spring Herald

    A 65-year-old Big Spring woman died two weeks after sustaining injuries in a two-vehicle accident in Midland County. According to a news release by the Texas Department of Public Safety, Ushaben Patel was pronounced dead by medical officials at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

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  7. Weld County holds top seed for job gains among U.S. countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... according to a report Thursday from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics . Next were Benton County, Ark., and Midland County, Texas, which tied for second with a 7.4 percent gain over that period. The U.S. average was 2 percent. Adams County moved ...

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  8. Midland Man Going to Prison for Scamming Elderly HomeownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    On Wednesday, Midland County District Attorney Teresa Clingman announced that 52-year-old Thomas Daniel Lopez was sentenced to ten years in prison and assessed a $10,000 fine by a Midland jury. According to a release from the Midland County District Attorney's Office, Lopez was charged with theft by deception of $1,500 or more but less than $20,000 from an elderly person.

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  9. RCPD Report 3/19/15Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Bond has been set at $100,000 for a 22-year- old Manhattan man, arrested by Riley County Police Wednesday on a warrant from Midland County,Texas. Issac Beverly was taken into custody in the 2200 block of Kimball Avenue at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on the probation violation arrest warrant from Texas.

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  10. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... the addition of the "Analysis of the Global Elastomers Market " repor... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed Midland County, Texas' (the county) outstanding obligations as follows: --$18.1 million general obligation (GO) bonds, series 2009 at 'AAA... ...

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  11. Texas Case Illustrates Trend Away From Death PenaltyRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | The Family Badge

    ... life without parole rather than seeking the death penalty for Dan Higgins, a man who pled guilty to killing a Midland County Sheriff's Deputy. Clingman's decision was part of a larger trend of prosecutors choosing life without parole even for the ...

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  12. US 75 north of Dallas closes during snowy weather, accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... Central Texas through 6 p.m. Saturday and through noon Saturday for Central Texas. Commuters travel between Midland County and Ector County on a snow and ice covered Highway 80, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Midland County, Texas. (AP Photo/Odessa ...

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  13. Man who killed Texas deputy gets life in prison, no paroleRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A sexual assault suspect has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a West Texas deputy as he tried to serve a warrant. The plea deal means Higgins avoids a possible death penalty for the Oct. 9 slaying of Midland County sheriff's Sgt.

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  14. Winter storm brings travel chaos to north TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | USA Today

    Winter storm brings travel chaos to north Texas A winter storm dumped several inches of snow in Texas on Friday. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1AiJ7io Commuters travel between Midland County and Ector County on a snow and ice covered Highway 80, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Midland County, Texas.

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  15. Mayor: A Second Look at Oil PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... prices begin to climb again. According to the January 2015 rig count, Eddy County remains a close second to Midland County, Texas, in entire Permian Basin. More importantly, while the Eddy County count is down from a few months ago, it's still ...

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  16. Low Oil Prices Could Lead to More Crime in Permian BasinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... that they have because they go to these locations on a daily basis," said Chief Deputy Ed Krevit with the Midland county Sheriff's Office. According to Krevit , the most common crimes in the oil field generally revolves around theft of product and ...

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  17. Midland Veteran Train Crash Trial Officially DismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... we hope moving forward that we can make a positive impact." Although nothing has been confirmed through the Midland County Clerk's Office, the judge's dismissal could mean the plaintiffs will appeal the decision for a retrial. On November 15, 2012 ...

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  18. Texan gets life term for molestation, girl taken to MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Chron

    ... ico, in January 2014. One of the victim's relatives last April reported the suspected abuse to authorities in Midland County. Aguirre-Lara was arrested in Greenville.

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  19. Opening Arguments and Witnesses Take the Stand in 2012 Train Tragedy TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... seven parties involved: Union Pacific, the driver of the first truck, the driver of the second truck, the Midland County Sheriff's Office, the Midland Police Department, the Show of Support Organization and Smith Industries, the trucking company. He ...

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  20. Attorneys: Train Hit Parade Float 39 Inches from Its EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    Attorneys told a West Texas jury that a freight train that slammed into a parade float carrying dozens of veterans and spouses came within 39 inches of missing the trailer. A Midland County jury heard opening statements Wednesday in a lawsuit filed on behalf of 17 plaintiffs, including the families of three of the four veterans killed in the crash two years ago at a Midland railroad crossing.

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