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, ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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