Winds decrease, but remain gusty overnight

Strong winds continue across the area overnight. Wind speeds will gradually taper off after sunset, but remain gusty.

Girl, 7, died in Customs and Border Protection custody last week, report says

The girl died of dehydration and shock hours after being taken into CBP custody while crossing into the U.S. illegally with her father in New Mexico.
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Google's top-trending search lists are based on search terms that had the highest spike in traffic this year as compared to the previous year.

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Damage reported as high-speed winds come over South Plains

  Wintry showers likely along with high winds Thursday

In addition to the high wind - a High Wind Warning is in effect - light wintry showers are likely to continue into late morning. The accompanying video updates the precipitation outlook for the South and Low Rolling Plains for the rest of today. Watch for a later video with another update.
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Gun deaths hit highest level in almost four decades last year

A new analysis of data done by the Centers for Disease Control found that nearly 40,000 people were killed by guns last year.

  Winter storms, high winds pose problems for late cotton harvest

Recent house fires raise concerns over child supervision laws

TTU medical students save lives by checking blood pressure at barber shops

Texas Tech considering alcohol sales at sporting events

Reagor Dykes attorneys say they are working on TT&L hangups

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen gets 3 years in prison

Man identified after being killed in Friday night crash on University Avenue

Groom faced Texas snowstorm to meet his bride at the altar

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Red Raider Football coach Matt Wells lands $18.8 million contract

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The City of Lubbock Solid Waste Management, in partnership with the Arnett Benson, Heart of Lubbock and Tech Terrace neighborhood associations, will be providing a roll off dumpster for citizen use on designated days.
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Bomb threats sent to businesses, universities and media nationwide

Threats are being sent in to create mass disruption.

Slaton police officer shoots 2 dogs while being attacked

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Texas to execute Alvin Braziel on Tuesday, making him the second inmate to die in a week

LPD investigators make significant progress on multiple murder cases