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  • Paul McCartney to perform in Lubbock

    Paul McCartney to perform in Lubbock

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:01:14 GMT
    KCBD NewsChannel 11 has learned that legendary singer, songwriter, Paul McCartney is scheduled to headline a concert in Lubbock on Saturday, June 14. Details of the event are expected to be announced
    KCBD NewsChannel 11 has learned that legendary singer, songwriter, Paul McCartney is scheduled to headline a concert in Lubbock on Saturday, June 14.
  • LP&L CEO survives EUB executive session

    LP&L CEO survives EUB executive session

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:09:51 GMT
    Did Lubbock Power and Light's CEO dodge a bullet? Tuesday afternoon, the Electric Utility Board discussed terminating Gary Zheng, but no decision was made. A source tells KCBD and the Sandstorm Scholar
    Did Lubbock Power and Light's CEO dodge a bullet? Tuesday afternoon, the Electric Utility Board discussed terminating Gary Zheng, but no decision was made.
  • LP&L wants city to pay for street lights

    LP&L wants city to pay for street lights

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:57:57 GMT
    The Electric Utility Board voted unanimously to recommend that the city take over the cost of street lights in Lubbock. The request still has to be approved by the City Council but if it is accepted it
    The Electric Utility Board has voted unanimously to recommend that the city take over the cost of street lights in Lubbock.
  • Lubbock man charged with sexually assaulting underage girl

    Lubbock man charged with sexually assaulting underage girl

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:14:15 GMT
    A Lubbock grand jury has found enough evidence to send a man to trial, charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl. 64-year-old Ambrocio Arevalo is charged with indecency with a child and aggravated
    A Lubbock grand jury has found enough evidence to send a man to trial, charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl.
  • Aggravated robbery suspect captured Friday, indicted Tuesday

    Aggravated robbery suspect captured Friday, indicted Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:46:13 GMT
    A suspect accused of aggravated robbery was taken into police custody on Friday and indicted on Tuesday. Lubbock police had been offering a $1,000 reward for 26-year-old Bryson Dewayne Thomas, believing
    A suspect accused of aggravated robbery was taken into police custody on Friday and indicted on Tuesday.
  • Police pursuit ends with crash on I-27, driver tasered

    Police pursuit ends with crash on I-27, driver tasered

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:15:12 GMT
    A vehicle pursuit ended with a police cruiser crashing into a Ford pickup in the 6100 block of I-27 on Monday afternoon. Exact details are not available at this time, but police say the chase began around
    23-year-old Robert Andrew Ramirez, Jr. is in police custody after a vehicle pursuit that ended with a police cruiser crashing into a Ford pickup in the 6100 block of I-27.
  • VIDEO: Lubbock native goes viral with comical airline safety briefing

    VIDEO: Lubbock native goes viral with comical airline safety briefing

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:42:29 GMT
    Anyone who has flown Southwest Airlines may know they pride themselves in doing things "a little bit differently" than other airlines. Southwest Airlines flight attendant, Marty Cobb, brought some flair
    Since the video of Cobb's comical take on a routine safety briefing became live on YouTube on April 12, she has had more than one million views and has become a social media sensation.
  • Escaped offender still on the run

    Escaped offender still on the run

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:34:19 GMT
    One person is still on the run after escaping from the Lubbock County Court Residential Treatment Center.
    19-year-old Jordan Duran is still on the run after escaping from the Lubbock County Court Residential Treatment Center.
  • 2 dead after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

    2 dead after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

    A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side.
    Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two...
  • Extra Innings: 4.15

    Extra Innings: 4.15

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:56:17 GMT
    BASEBALL   CORONADO 1 PERMIAN 2   FRENSHIP 2 LUBBOCK 3   LAKE VIEW 1 MONTEREY 11   MORTON 5 SUNDOWN 21   HALE CENTER 7 NEW DEAL 22   SMYER 14 SEAGRAVES 1   LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN 24 SAN JACINTO 1   IRA 23 HERMLEIGH
    Check out scores and highlights from Tuesday in our Extra Innings!
  • New York police disband unit that spied on Muslims

    New York police disband unit that spied on Muslims

    The New York Police Department says it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance sparked outrage.
    A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday.
  • Consider This...Two ideas for a better tax system

    Consider This...Two ideas for a better tax system

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:23:44 GMT
    No doubt taxes are on everyone's mind this week and it's an important time to remember that it is our money, not theirs. We elect these people to make decisions with the money we earn, but nothing ever
    No doubt taxes are on everyone's mind this week and it's an important time to remember that it is our money, not theirs.
  • Red Raider baseball rallies for win

    Red Raider baseball rallies for win

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:38:22 GMT
    Stephen Smith hit a 2-out 2-run single in the bottom of the 9th to lift No. 24 Texas Tech to a 5-4 win over Dallas Baptist Tuesday afternoon at Rip Griffin Park. The Patriots had a 4-0 lead but couldn't
    Stephen Smith hit a 2-out 2-run single in the bottom of the 9th to lift No. 24 Texas Tech to a 5-4 win over Dallas Baptist Tuesday afternoon at Rip Griffin Park.
  • AP NewsBreak: Iran cuts nuke weapons ability

    AP NewsBreak: Iran cuts nuke weapons ability

    Diplomats say the U.N. will certify later this week that Iran's ability to make a nuclear bomb has been reduced because it has neutralized half of its material that can be turned quickly into weapons-grade...
    The United Nations will release a report this week certifying that Iran's ability to make a nuclear bomb has been greatly reduced because it has diluted half of its material that can be turned most quickly into...
  • Income taxes by the numbers: Last-minute filers hurry to beat deadline

    Income taxes by the numbers: Deadline arrives, millions have yet to file

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:31:15 GMT
    The IRS says nearly 100 million tax returns have been filed so far, and millions more are expected by April 15.
    The IRS says nearly 100 million tax returns have been filed so far and millions more are expected by April 15.
  • Ukrainian military convoy dispatched against pro-Russian militants

    Ukrainian military convoy dispatched against pro-Russian militants

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:38:36 GMT
    Ukraine's ambassador says his government won't let what happened in Crimea happen in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian National Guard battalion was sent to the Donetsk region Tuesday.
    Ukraine's ambassador says his government won't let what happened in Crimea happen in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian National Guard battalion was sent to the Donetsk region Tuesday.
  • Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

    Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

    The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers from the mother and other family members about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one...
    Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies.
  • Chief: Suspects wore GPS devices during killings

    Chief: Suspects wore GPS devices during killings

    Two registered sex offenders who have known each other since at least 2012 have been charged with raping and killing four California women since last year.
    Two parolees raped and killed at least four women while wearing GPS trackers, and there may be more victims, a California police chief alleged Monday.
  • United offers tax-free meals Tuesday

    United offers tax-free meals Tuesday

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:05:46 GMT
    United Supermarkets is offering a tax day special for its guests Tuesday. Every United location in Lubbock is giving customers free beans and cornbread. The special lasts from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. The
    United Supermarkets is offering a tax day special for its guests Tuesday.
  • Danielle Counts Pays it Forward: 4/14/2014

    Danielle Counts Pays it Forward: 4/14/2014

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:00:21 GMT
    Pay It Forward started out this week along 82nd St. between Memphis and Indiana Ave. We set up with our Pay It Forward sign, seeking this week's playmaker. Our playmaker arrived quickly. Danielle Counts
    Pay It Forward started out this week along 82nd St. between Memphis and Indiana Ave. We set up with our Pay It Forward sign, seeking this week's playmaker.
  • Family, friends, business mourn Park Tower tragedy

    Family, friends, business mourn Park Tower tragedy

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:03:06 GMT
    The mourning for Parks Tower Apartment worker Jose Aguirre continued today after his death last Thursday. Authorities say Aguirre died while working in the transformer room on the 9th floor. They say he
    The mourning for Parks Tower Apartment worker Jose Aguirre continued Monday after his death last Thursday.
  • Protecting plants from spring freeze

    Protecting plants from spring freeze

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:50:39 GMT
    For one local South Plains orchard, freezing temperatures this late in spring isn't bad news for business. Cal Brints, owner of Apple Country Orchard in Idalou, said that because a freeze last spring
    For one local South Plains orchard, freezing temperatures this late in spring isn't bad news for business.
  • Lubbock Fire Rescue called to Monday morning structure fire

    Lubbock Fire Rescue called to Monday morning structure fire

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:29:13 GMT
    Lubbock Fire Rescue was called to a structure fire in the 2100 block of Date Avenue around 8:30 a.m. Monday morning. They say the structure was "well involved" when they arrived. We'll continue to update
    Lubbock Fire Rescue was called to a structure fire in the 2100 block of Date Avenue around 8:30 a.m. Monday morning.
  • Truck rollover near Abernathy

    Truck rollover near Abernathy

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:14:44 GMT
    A truck heading northbound toward Abernathy at 4:30 p.m. Monday afternoon rolled over due to high winds. The man driving the truck claims a gust of wind caused him to hit the median and roll his truck
    A truck heading northbound toward Abernathy at 4:30 p.m. Monday afternoon rolled over due to high winds.
  • 4-star defensive tackle recruit commits to Texas Tech

    4-star defensive tackle recruit commits to Texas Tech

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:07:35 GMT
    While the Red Raiders piled up the points in Saturday's Spring Game, it turns out the biggest score was saved for the recruiting trail. Four-star defensive tackle prospect Breiden Fehoko announced on
    While the Red Raiders piled up the points in Saturday's Spring Game, it turns out the biggest score was saved for the recruiting trail.
  • City Council candidate donates campaign contributions to charity

    City Council candidate donates campaign contributions to charity

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:51:29 GMT
    Lubbock City Council Candidate Maurice Stanley, who is seeking the District 3 seat, addressed questions about his campaign fundraising on Monday.  On Monday, April 7th, he reported $8,660.89 in campaign
    Lubbock City Council Candidate Maurice Stanley, who is seeking the District 3 seat, addressed questions about his campaign fundraising on Monday. 
  • Sondra's Song to host Leigh Anne Tuohy at United Spirit Arena

    Sondra's Song to host Leigh Anne Tuohy at United Spirit Arena

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:01:12 GMT
    Sondra's Song Soar2Succeed program will be hosting Leigh Anne Tuohy on Saturday, Apr. 26, at the United Spirit Arena. Many may know Leigh Anne Tuohy as the mother depicted in the blockbuster film, "The
    Sondra's Song Soar2Succeed program will be hosting Leigh Anne Tuohy on Saturday, Apr. 26, at the United Spirit Arena.
  • Lubbock city offices closed Friday

    Lubbock city offices closed Friday

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:06:38 GMT
    Provided by City of Lubbock City offices will be closed on Friday, April 18, in observance of the Good Friday holiday. Offices will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, April 21. Additionally, there will be no
    City offices will be closed on Friday, April 18, in observance of the Good Friday holiday. Offices will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, April 21.
  • Two behind bars after high speed chase

    Two behind bars after high speed chase

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-04-14 03:07:14 GMT
    Two people were arrested after leading DPS and Lubbock Police on a high speed chase. 63-year-old Marcello Acuna and 32-year-old Tammy Burks Champagne remain behind bars on Sunday. Authorities said it
    Two people were arrested after leading DPS and Lubbock Police on a high speed chase.
  • Man arrested after shooting in Depot District

    Man arrested after shooting in Depot District

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-04-14 02:51:52 GMT
    A shooting in the Depot District early Sunday morning has landed one man behind bars. Police say that 20-year-old Daniel Paul Armenta fired multiple shots from his car near 18th St. and Buddy Holly around
    A shooting in the Depot District early Sunday morning has landed one man behind bars.
  • Four in hospital after wreck Saturday morning

    Four in hospital after wreck Saturday morning

    Saturday, April 12 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-04-12 19:12:04 GMT
    A wreck involving a towing vehicle from Lubbock Wrecker Service sent four to the hospital on Sunday morning, leaving three in critical condition. A Lubbock Wrecker was towing a vehicle southbound on South
    A wreck involving a towing vehicle from Lubbock Wrecker Service sent four to the hospital on Saturday morning, leaving three in critical condition.
  • VIDEO: Kingsbury battles in team dance-off

    VIDEO: Kingsbury battles in team dance-off

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-04-12 11:30:07 GMT
    The Texas Tech Red Raiders gathered for a team dance-off at their Spring Practice on Thursday. It was player vs player until the third and final matchup when wide receiver, Derreck Edwards, faced off
    It was player vs player until the third and final matchup when wide receiver, Derreck Edwards, faced off against Coach Kliff Kingsbury.
  • Area RecognitionMore>>

  • Hometown Heroes

    Hometown Heroes

    Members of our armed services perform extraordinary acts of selflessness every day, and that's why KCBD NewsChannel 11 and Yates Flooring Center are honoring our Hometown Heroes.
    Members of our armed services perform extraordinary acts of selflessness every day, and that's why KCBD NewsChannel 11 and Yates Flooring Center are honoring our Hometown Heroes.
  • Spotlight on Agriculture

    Spotlight on Agriculture

    Watch our profiles of outstanding people and programs here on the South Plains here in our Spotlight on Agriculture section.
    Watch our profiles of outstanding people and programs here on the South Plains here in our Spotlight on Agriculture section.


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