Lubbock Animal Services crowded with 'surrendered pets'
Lubbock Animal Services crowded with 'surrendered pets'

If you walk around the Lubbock Animal Shelter, you may notice some of the pets up for adoption are labeled as "owner surrendered".

Texas school finance plan centered around teacher pay raises, merit-based program
Texas school finance plan centered around teacher pay raises, merit-based program

After months of debate and discourse, the Texas legislature has agreed on a comprehensive, multi-billion dollar school finance plan. 

Jonah Tuls
Tokens to perform at Lubbock Christian University in June
Tokens to perform at Lubbock Christian University in June

(Press Release) The Nashville-based variety show, Tokens, is coming to Lubbock Christian University (LCU) on Thursday, June 6, at 7 p.m. in the McDonald Moody Auditorium.

Siblings with congenital diseases become LPD officers for a day
Siblings with congenital diseases become LPD officers for a day

It was day like no other for Sam and Abby Hill. They were both sworn in as Lubbock police officers by Chief Greg Stevens as part of "Officer for a Day."

Tori McGee
South Plains Food Bank to host Conquer Hunger Food Run
South Plains Food Bank to host Conquer Hunger Food Run

The South Plains Food Bank Summer of Sharing is on and to kick-off the month-long fundraiser it'll host its 10th annual Conquer Hunger Food Run. The race will be held as Mackenzie Park on Memorial Day with a one mile rake and a 5-K. Participants can bring

Local businesses partner with Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for Light the Night Fundraiser
Local businesses partner with Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for Light the Night Fundraiser

A Lubbock supplies company is working with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to raise money for cancer research and families or patients. 

Texas' legislative leaders announce deal on school finance and property tax reform
Texas' legislative leaders announce deal on school finance and property tax reform

Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen have announced an $9 billion overhaul for school finance. 

LP&L announces lower electric rates starting June 1
LP&L announces lower electric rates starting June 1

LP&L is lowering its pass-thru rates starting June 1, making customer's monthly bills lower than last year.

Suspect wanted for continuing domestic violence
Suspect wanted for continuing domestic violence

The Lubbock Police Department and U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force are currently searching for 39-year-old William Theodore Bradley who is wanted for continuing domestic violence.

UPDATE: ME Andrews' motion to recuse Judge Hatch has been approved
UPDATE: ME Andrews' motion to recuse Judge Hatch has been approved

Lubbock County Medical Examiner Dr. Sam Andrews has filed a motion to have Lubbock County Judge Les Hatch recused from overseeing a lawsuit in which Andrews is a defendant.

Gov. Abbott announces $1.6 billion deal for teacher raises
Gov. Abbott announces $1.6 billion deal for teacher raises

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says $1.6 billion in teacher raises are coming in a deal driven by classroom unrest and Republicans who sharply changed course on public education ahead of 2020.

New Lubbock Fire Chief ready to take next step in 26-year career
New Lubbock Fire Chief ready to take next step in 26-year career

Dedicated to a life of service, Shaun Fogerson said he was born to be a firefighter. 

Jonah Tuls
Sean Lewis named Texas Tech University System Student Regent
Sean Lewis named Texas Tech University System Student Regent

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Sean Lewis as the student regent for the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Health officials warn of measles exposure at Texas airport
Health officials warn of measles exposure at Texas airport

Health officials in Texas say a person who passed through Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has tested positive for measles and are warning other travelers to make sure they're immunized.

Troopers identify suspect in shooting in Seagraves
Troopers identify suspect in shooting in Seagraves

Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety have identified the suspect in the April 29 shooting in Seagraves.

Gas prices dropping as three million Texans hit the road for Memorial Day weekend
Gas prices dropping as three million Texans hit the road for Memorial Day weekend

The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.56 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is two cents less than on this day last week and is 20 cents less per gallon compared to this day last year.

Lubbock ISD Trustees announce new administrator and principal assignments
Lubbock ISD Trustees announce new administrator and principal assignments

The Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees named administrator and principal assignments at their meeting this morning.

DPS offers increased reward, seeks leads in 1993 cold case from Hockley County
DPS offers increased reward, seeks leads in 1993 cold case from Hockley County

The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1993 disappearance of Stephane Meeks Henderson.

Ruidoso: Cafe Rio Pizza
Ruidoso: Cafe Rio Pizza

Cafe Rio Pizza in Ruidoso, New Mexico has been serving East Coast- style pizza since 1993.

Meredith Aldis
Three dogs die in east Lubbock house fire
Three dogs die in east Lubbock house fire

According to Lubbock Fire Rescue, three dogs died. No one was home at the time.

Jonah Tuls
Two firefighters awarded Medal of Valor for actions at Tech Terrace house explosion
Two firefighters awarded Medal of Valor for actions at Tech Terrace house explosion

A fire in Tech Terrace last year was no routine scene for firefighters. On the evening of March 27, 2018, Station 9-A firefighters Jose Solis, Dillon Shaw and their crew arrived to the scene of a house explosion near 21st and Elgin. "We knew that is was s

Tori McGee
New adversity score will be implemented in SAT exams
New adversity score will be implemented in SAT exams

About two million students take the SAT each year in hopes of getting a score high enough to get into college, but next year, a new section of the exam will take students' hardships into account. 

Jonah Tuls
Road closures scheduled for Thursday
Road closures scheduled for Thursday

On Thursday, May 23, the Lubbock Police Department Major Crash Investigation Unit will temporarily shut down several streets to continue their investigations into multiple crashes.

UPDATE: DPS Troopers respond to fatal crash in Hale County
UPDATE: DPS Troopers respond to fatal crash in Hale County

At about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a pickup that crashed into a semi on US 70 in Hale County, just east of Lamb County. 

Lubbock Chamber makes case to Veterans Affairs to build national cemetery
Lubbock Chamber makes case to Veterans Affairs to build national cemetery

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is making a case the VA in Washington, DC to build a national cemetery in Lubbock. 

Ohio man victimized 8-year-old from Lubbock, sentenced to 30 years
Ohio man victimized 8-year-old from Lubbock, sentenced to 30 years

A man from Ohio who victimized an eight-year-old girl from Lubbock will spend 30 years in federal prison. He only pleaded guilty to one case, the one from Lubbock, but prosecutors say he identified up to 40 other victims.

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