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Investigation into Prison Bus Wreck Could Take More than a Year

Update Wednesday, January 21: The lone surviving prison guard in the prison bus wreck – Jason Self – continues to receive treatment at a hospital in Lubbock, after having recently undergone surgery. Meanwhile, two of the surviving prisoners have been discharged from … Continue reading

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Prison Bus Wreck a Reminder of Dangerous West Texas Roads

State authorities say icy roads likely caused Wednesday’s prison bus wreck just west of Odessa that killed 10 people when the bus ran off an I-20 overpass and hit a train. The National Transportation Safety Board is still investigating the … Continue reading

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On-The-Scene of the Prison Bus-Railroad Crash near Odessa

In West Texas on Wednesday, a bus carrying prisoners skidded off Interstate 20 and plunged over a bridge, crashing onto a passing train below, splitting open a UPS cargo container. 10 people on the bus were killed instantly: eight prisoners and … Continue reading

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10 Dead, 5 Injured after Texas Prison Bus Hits Train Near Odessa

This story is developing. We will update this post as we receive new information. Update Wednesday 7:50 PM: One Texas prison officer and two prisoners are in critical condition after a deadly crash involving a prison transport bus and a Union Pacific … Continue reading

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Photographer Captures Passions and Traditions of Texas High School Football

The Midland Lee Rebels and the Permian Panthers took to the football field Friday night for yet another matchup in the two teams’ historic rivalry that goes back decades. Permian High and the Panthers were of course the inspiration for … Continue reading

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