Regional News Headlines for Wednesday, November 1, 2017

klvtnewsbannerODESSA, TX:  The Odessa Police Department arrested Eric Muniz, 37 this week for threatening to kill his wife with a knife.  Police responded to the disturbance call at an Apartment complex in Odessa.  Police made contact with Muniz who told police his wife was trying to stab him.  Police then contacted Muniz’s wife who told police she and her two daughters were sitting in their bedroom when Muniz began stabbing at the door and telling her he was going to kill her.

EASTLAND, TX:  An Eastland business is currently under investigation for selling illegal items that could be used to falsify drug tests.  Several of the illegal items, valued at nearly $1,700 were seized from Texas Tobacco Plus in Eastland.  The investigation is now underway by the Eastland Police Department according to a statement released yesterday.  Criminal charges could be filed on the owners of the business as well as sales clerks which sold it.

AMARILLO, TX:  A Potter County grand jury has indicted Billy Glenn Ivy Jr. on two more attempted capital murder for hire charges, bringing the total to four such charges in Potter County and six overall counts of attempting to pay others to kill two men.  The latest indictments indicate that Ivy paid Billy Joe Elmore, who was later shot and killed by Amarillo Police during a SWAT standoff, to murder two men.  In early September Ivy paid Elmore as part of the agreement.  Ivy was arrested shortly after and Elmore was fatally shot by police the next day.

MIDLAND, TX:  Midland drivers will see more bike lands on Midland streets in the future.  As part of a decision by the Texas Transportation Commission, the City of Midland was given more than a half a million dollars to make bike lands and improve sidewalks.  The city plans to construct bike lanes on two streets in downtown Midland.


About Drew Dunn

News Director for KLVT AM 1230 in Levelland. We provide local and regional news updates 5 times a day on KLVT AM 1230 and online at
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