Resthaven honors West Texas law enforcement
Resthaven honors West Texas law enforcement

Resthaven Funeral Home honored law enforcement in West Texas Wednesday. The free lunch was a way to say "thank you" to the men and women who protect and serve.

Kristin Carol
Shallowater seniors named commended students in 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program
Shallowater seniors named commended students in 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program

Shallowater High School principal, Rob Hollis, announced today that Tiffany Davis and Colton Baldridge have been named Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Four to be inducted into West Texas Walk of Fame today
Four to be inducted into West Texas Walk of Fame today

The Induction Ceremony will take place on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7:00 p.m. in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre.

Prominent Lubbock leader celebrates his 100th birthday
Prominent Lubbock leader celebrates his 100th birthday

James Thomas Braxton, a pillar in our community is celebrating a milestone. He turned 100 years old.

Marcos Ortiz
Lubbock to host symposium on addiction, recovery
Lubbock to host symposium on addiction, recovery

Later this year there will be symposium focused on preventing various kinds of addiction and also on ways to recover from it.

Operation Christmas Child kicks off with goal to donate 11 million shoeboxes worldwide
Operation Christmas Child kicks off with goal to donate 11 million shoeboxes worldwide

Millions of kids around the world will receive a gift of a lifetime this holiday season -- a shoebox filled with presents and the power of prayer. 

Jonah Tuls
Parks employees, paramedics rescue toddler from Levelland lake
Parks employees, paramedics rescue toddler from Levelland lake

Attentive parks employees jumped into Lobo Lake to help rescue a toddler who was face-down.

Lubbock traffic ops manager appointed to Board of School for Blind
Lubbock traffic ops manager appointed to Board of School for Blind

Governor Abbott has appointed Bruce L. "Lee" Sonnenberg of Lubbock to the governing board of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

UPDATED: Two-year-old left in car dies; Hobbs woman charged
UPDATED: Two-year-old left in car dies; Hobbs woman charged

A two-year-old died Tuesday after being left in a hot car for hours, the 42nd death like this in the nation. Police have now arrested the woman who was caring for her.

Texas Roadhouse to donate Thursday's profits to Odessa victims
Texas Roadhouse to donate Thursday's profits to Odessa victims

The Texas Roadhouse in Lubbock and 62 other locations around the region will donate all of Thursday evening's profits to the Odessa Community Foundation.

Driver seriously injured in crash near Idalou
Driver seriously injured in crash near Idalou

A man has serious injuries after a crash early Wednesday on US 62 near Idalou.

Kayla Black
International dispute could cause gas prices to spike in West Texas
International dispute could cause gas prices to spike in West Texas

"The markets have responded to that and right now the price of crude oil is just up 5 dollars,"

Marcos Ortiz
Plains Cotton Cooperative to pay out $21 million
Plains Cotton Cooperative to pay out $21 million

Despite the drought and trade disputes, the Plains Cotton Cooperative will pay out more than $21 million to its grower-owners across the Plains, running from Texas to Nebraska.

3 indicted in armed robbery spree that led to K-9, 14-year-old being shot
3 indicted in armed robbery spree that led to K-9, 14-year-old being shot

A Lubbock grand jury indicted three suspects accused of being involved in a spree of armed robberies that led to a Lubbock police K-9 being shot.

Lubbock Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Ben Evans dies
Lubbock Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Ben Evans dies

The Lubbock Fire Department posted on its Facebook page its Battalion Chief Ben Evans has died. 

Clovis man sentenced to 11 years for pointing gun at family
Clovis man sentenced to 11 years for pointing gun at family

A Clovis man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for pointing a gun at his girlfriend's three children and their grandfather. 

What parents need to know about dangers of children exposure to social media
What parents need to know about dangers of children exposure to social media

The social media phenomenon continues to get younger, as more than five million children under the age of 11 have accounts on these various platforms, according to E-Marketer.  

Jonah Tuls
Lubbock Tornado Memorial Gateway Committee hosts groundbreaking
Lubbock Tornado Memorial Gateway Committee hosts groundbreaking

The groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday morning commemorated the 1970 twister that killed 26 victims and wounded nearly 1,500 others. 

Good Day Good Dog
Good Day Good Dog

Meet Olivia! She's shy, but sweet and quick to warm up. She does like to be boss, and living with other dogs may be ok as long as there's no competition. Olivia is not quite 2-years-old.

Kristin Carol
Bike theft top reported crime on Texas Tech campus
Bike theft top reported crime on Texas Tech campus

Bike theft is the number one reported crime on Texas Tech's campus, and police say there is more to preventing this than just using bike locks.

Tori McGee
UPDATE: Investigators identify body found near MLK and Kent
UPDATE: Investigators identify body found near MLK and Kent

Lubbock police are responding to reports of a body found near MLK and Kent.

Six indicted in connection to disappearance and murder of Slaton man
Six indicted in connection to disappearance and murder of Slaton man

The Lubbock grand jury's indicted six people in connection to the death of a man from Slaton last month.

Houston area preparing for heavy rain, flooding from Imelda
Houston area preparing for heavy rain, flooding from Imelda

Officials in the Houston area are preparing high-water vehicles and staging rescue boats as Tropical Storm Imelda threatens to dump up to 15 inches of rain in parts of Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana over the next few days.

US economy could shrug off oil prices if disruption is brief
US economy could shrug off oil prices if disruption is brief

The price of gasoline crept higher after a weekend attack devastated Saudi Arabian oil output, but if the disruption to global supplies is short-lived, the impact on the U.S. economy will probably be modest.

UPDATE: Pedestrian killed after trying to cross University near 90th
UPDATE: Pedestrian killed after trying to cross University near 90th

One person has critical injuries after being hit trying to cross University Avenue.

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