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VIDEO: Authorities responding to structure fire in West Odessa
Smoke from a structure fire in West Odessa can be seen for miles in all directions on Tuesday afternoon.[read more]

City of Odessa holding public meeting on groundwater contamination
The City of Odessa will be holding a public meeting and a public hearing after it was discovered that groundwater adjacent to the city limits had been contaminated by an oilfield service and supply company.[read more]

FIRST ON CBS7: Former ECISD Police Officer charged with sexual assault of a child
A former Ector County ISD Police Officer has been arrested and charged with sexual assault of a child.[read more]

Kids can get goodnight phone calls from Mickey, Jasmine, Yoda and other Disney favorites
The House of Mouse announced the relaunch of the Disney Bedtime Hotline, a toll-free service with special bedtime messages from its characters.[read more]

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
ABC says journalist Cokie Roberts has died at age 75.[read more]

Sex offender accused of prostituting disabled woman in Miss.
During an overnight shift Sunday, deputies spotted suspicious activity at a rest area on Interstate 59. Forrest County Chief Investigator Capt. Phillip Hendricks said that’s when a team of deputies began undercover surveillance.[read more]

Oil prices drop ahead of update on Saudi oil production
Oil prices are falling a day after their biggest single-day jump in years due to a weekend attack on a key Saudi Arabia energy facility.[read more]

Public invited to First Responder Softball Challenge
The public is invited to attend the First Responder Softball Challenge which will benefit the Police and Fire Associations of Midland and Odessa.[read more]

How could the Saudi Arabia refinery attack affect the Permian Basin?
Karl Rundgren said, while the attack on the Saudi Arabia refinery is not good, we could see some overall positive things happen for our region.[read more]

State Rep. Brooks Landgraf hopeful new committee can prevent more Texas mass shootings
Landgraf talked to CBS7 about how politicians on both sides of the isle need to have a conversation and consider all options.[read more]