Photo app 'FaceApp' raises privacy concerns
Photo app 'FaceApp' raises privacy concerns

The photo app FaceApp has gained popularity with its aging filter, among other things. Some may think they are only uploading photos, but cybersecurity experts are sounding the alarm on the app.

Aunt of child found dead in landfill charged
Aunt of child found dead in landfill charged

A child-endangerment charge has been filed against the aunt of an 18-month-old boy found dead in a Dallas-area landfill a day after she had reported him missing.

Lubbock ISD: Funding for full-day pre-K is a game changer
Lubbock ISD: Funding for full-day pre-K is a game changer

One of the biggest highlights of this year's Texas legislative session: School finance reform.

Jonah Tuls
Rawlings Community Center to host Totally 80's Dance Party
Rawlings Community Center to host Totally 80's Dance Party

Rawlings Community Center will be hosting its first Totally 80's Dance Party on Friday, July 19, from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Texas leaders urge prosecutors to keep enforcing marijuana possession cases
Texas leaders urge prosecutors to keep enforcing marijuana possession cases

State leaders send letter to District and County Attorneys regarding hemp and marijuana possession cases.

Summer Blues: Seasonal depression affects many in warmer months
Summer Blues: Seasonal depression affects many in warmer months

It can begin in late spring or early summer. Major depression with a seasonal pattern, known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), happens more in the winter, but it can also strike in the summertime.

Tori McGee
Churches provide no legal protection for undocumented immigrants
Churches provide no legal protection for undocumented immigrants

Preventing any law enforcement officer from executing a court ordered warrant could be considered harboring a fugitive.

Marcos Ortiz
United Family begins School Supply Drive supporting local students
United Family begins School Supply Drive supporting local students

Starting today, the United Family is partnering with Lubbock-area school districts to host a school supply drive. 

Lubbock Police Department recognizes five in Quarterly Awards Ceremony
Lubbock Police Department recognizes five in Quarterly Awards Ceremony

Wednesday afternoon Lubbock police recognized five of their peers for their service during its quarterly awards ceremony.

LPD announces Justice as certified therapy dog
LPD announces Justice as certified therapy dog

Justice is now a certified therapy dog teaming up with other agencies in the community to provide therapy services.

LSO investigators arrest man accused of trying to kidnap 9-year-old girl
LSO investigators arrest man accused of trying to kidnap 9-year-old girl

Lubbock County Sheriff's Office investigators, SWAT and the U.S. Marshals arrested a man accused of trying to kidnap a 9-year-old from a home. 

House derails move to impeach Trump for insults
House derails move to impeach Trump for insults

The House has derailed an effort by a maverick Democrat to impeach President Donald Trump because of his racial insults against four of the party's congresswomen of color.

Women's Protective Services to host 20th annual Planting the Seeds for Change
Women's Protective Services to host 20th annual Planting the Seeds for Change

Tickets are on sale for the Women’s Protective Services 20th Annual Hurst Benefit Drawing “Planting the Seeds for Change” Event.

South Plains College Levelland to host nurses pinning on Aug. 9
South Plains College Levelland to host nurses pinning on Aug. 9

South Plains College will honor 15 graduates during a pinning ceremony set for 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 (Friday) in the Helen DeVitt Jones Theatre.

SPC Law Enforcement Program to host Auto Etching on July 24
SPC Law Enforcement Program to host Auto Etching on July 24

The South Plains Auto Theft Task Force will host a free Auto Etching from 3 to 8 p.m. on July 24 (Wednesday) at the Law Enforcement Technology Building.

NEW INFO: Two overnight shootings under investigation
NEW INFO: Two overnight shootings under investigation

Multiple law enforcement agencies and units are currently investigating two overnight shootings that resulted in several injuries and one death. Police believe both shootings are connected.

UPDATED: 1 dead, 3 injured in overnight shooting
UPDATED: 1 dead, 3 injured in overnight shooting

Police say a suspect targeted a vehicle with five men inside and fired shots into it. An 18-year-old was killed.

Kristin Carol
Managed Care Center closes suddenly, other providers accommodate
Managed Care Center closes suddenly, other providers accommodate

Managed Care Center provided drug abuse treatment services for adults in the South Plains. The center closed with apparently no announcement Monday.

Tori McGee
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years and became its leading liberal, has died. He was 99.

New York murder fugitive arrested in Lubbock
New York murder fugitive arrested in Lubbock

After a two-year manhunt stemming from a murder in New York, Rasheed Boland, 26, was taken into custody in Lubbock on Tuesday afternoon.

Investigators seeking 20-year-old suspect in Saturday murder
Investigators seeking 20-year-old suspect in Saturday murder

The Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit is searching for 20-year-old Hassan N. Abdurahman in connection to the murder of 67-year-old, Larry Fawver on July 13.

Academy honors fallen officers through Shop with a Cop shopping spree
Academy honors fallen officers through Shop with a Cop shopping spree

Academy Sports + Outdoors donated $500 to a first responders support organizations and gave 10 kids from the Boys & Girls Club of Lubbock a chance to spend $2,000 in gift cards. 

Whataburger donates $1K to the South Plains Food Bank's GRUB Program
Whataburger donates $1K to the South Plains Food Bank's GRUB Program

Whataburger provided $1,000 to help rebuild the South Plains food Bank's GRUB Farm to help in its fight against food insecurity.

Rep. Arrington appointed co-chair of Ways and Means Committee Rural Task Force
Rep. Arrington appointed co-chair of Ways and Means Committee Rural Task Force

Lubbock Congressman Jodey Arrington was appointed co-chair of the House Ways and Means Committee Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force Tuesday.

Man indicted in connection to fatal motorcycle crash
Man indicted in connection to fatal motorcycle crash

A Lubbock grand jury has indicted a man in connection to a fatal motorcycle crash last month. 

Air ambulance providers anxious as new legislation could take out the industry
Air ambulance providers anxious as new legislation could take out the industry

Legislation on the U.S. Senate table could put air medical services out of business. The Lower Health Care Costs Act targets surprise medical billing, limiting out-of-pocket expenses for air transport. 

Jonah Tuls

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