Police unsure why man went on West Texas shooting rampage

U.S. 09/02/19, 09:28

Police say they are not sure why a man with a misdemeanor on his record and no warrant for his arrest erupted in a spate of violence after a routine traffic stop in West Texas, killing seven, including a man slain outside his parents' home and a teenager fatally shot ...

West Texas shooting update: Hospital says 7 victims in critical condition

U.S. 09/01/19, 08:05

Besides five people shot dead in a mass shooting in Odessa on Saturday, Aug. 31, at least seven victims among 21 injured are in critical condition, a hospital official said. Russell Tippin, CEO of Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, said the hospital has been treating for 13 shooting victims, including one ...

Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine

Europe 05/27/19, 07:47

Dozens of inmates in a Ukrainian prison rioted, set a fire and took guards and nurses hostage in an hours-long standoff on Monday that left four guards injured, officials said.The incident took place in Odessa, a Black Sea port city, where black smoke was seen billowing over the prison compound ...

Report: Air quality harmed as Texas oil production booms

U.S. 05/09/19, 00:15

The production of oil and natural gas in West Texas is booming but it's coming at a cost to residents who are regularly exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to a report issued by an environmental group.The Environmental Integrity Project noted in a report released Thursday that the ...

UN mission: Ukraine actions after Odessa fire inadequate

Europe 05/02/19, 17:08

Five years after 48 people died in clashes in the Ukrainian city of Odessa, a United Nations' human rights monitoring mission criticized authorities Thursday for delays in investigating and prosecuting people for the violence.The loss of life on May 2, 2014 started during a confrontation between demonstrators calling for autonomy ...

Ukrainian president visits US destroyer on port call

Europe 02/26/19, 13:04

Ukraine's president has gone aboard a U.S. warship making a call at a Ukrainian port, hailing its visit as a warning to Russia.President Petro Poroshenko visited the destroyer USS Donald Cook in the port of Odessa on Tuesday. He said in a statement that the ship's visit was "an important ...

3 deputies shot while serving search warrant at Texas home

U.S. 01/15/19, 07:10

Police in Texas say three deputies were shot and wounded while serving a search warrant at a home in Odessa on Monday night.Ector County Sheriff Mike Griffis says the officers returned fire and one person, believed to be the subject of the search warrant, was killed, though authorities have not ...

Update: Ukraine: Russia opens fire on Ukrainian vessels

Europe 11/25/18, 14:33

The Latest on Russian-Ukrainian naval tensions near Crimea (all times local):10:25 p.m.The Ukrainian navy says that a Russian ship has opened fire on Ukrainian naval vessels in the Black Sea following a tense standoff off the coast of the Crimean Peninsula.The Ukrainian navy said in a statement posted on Facebook ...

Merry Marketplace coming to town

U.S. 10/28/18, 21:04

The Junior League of Odessa will bring the 36th Annual Merry Marketplace to the Ector County Coliseum next month. The weekend-long shopping event will give attendees the chance to stock up on holiday gifts and support the community. Monica Langford, Merry Marketplace chairwoman, described the Merry Marketplace as a Christmas wonderland. “This ...

Five things you need to know today, Oct. 1

U.S. 10/01/18, 21:47

Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Monday, Oct. 1. Find complete local news coverage in the Odessa American every day, online at oaoa.com and our daily E-Edition at myoaoa.com.1. Ector County Commissioners approved changing the county’s street name sign background color in order to be ...

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