Among the 36,000 people signed up to run the Boston Marathon on Monday, two of them are from the South Plains.
This is perhaps the biggest entertainment event Lubbock has ever seen. and it is the result of years of hard work and persistence by some visionary Lubbockites.
Dozens of Lubbock restaurants received a surprise inspection this week. Health inspectors were looking to see which kitchens were keeping clean.
A man who identified himself as the owner of Elemental Trading Company has threatened legal action against city council candidate Brian D. Carr after he included the store on a list of suspected synthetic marijuana dealers.
Beginning Monday, April 21, Lone Star Dirt and Paving, under contract with the City of Lubbock, will begin maintenance work on Quaker Avenue.
Lubbock-Cooper is looking to crack down on students who fail drug tests.
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.
Visit raiderthon.org to register or donate online, or just text DANCE to 27722 to donate $5 to the cause.
Algebra II is on the agenda for Lubbock-Cooper's school board meeting on Thursday night.
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.
First responders were called to a Chicken Express at 82nd St. and Pontiac on Wednesday night after a wreck involving two pick-up trucks.
Police were called to a home in the 3000 block of Fordham Street just after 9 p.m. Wednesday after an argument ended with a shotgun blast.
The Children's Home of Lubbock will celebrate their 60th anniversary by holding a ribbon cutting ceremony on their campus at 1712 E. 31st Street on Thursday, Apr. 17, at 3 p.m.
DPS troopers say a pickup truck was hit by a semi around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday night near FM 835, near Wayne's Wine and Beer.
Residents who live near the proposed Love's Travel Center location spoke out Wednesday night, making sure the company and Councilman Victor Hernandez understood their position.
The inspirational matriarch that inspired the blockbuster hit "The Blindside," will be making an appearance in Lubbock soon.
Steve Newsom, owner of Amanecer Vineyard in Sundown, used a unique strategy to save his grape crop from freezing.
The rescues dragged into the afternoon Wednesday, as the massive ship sank into the waters of the East China Sea.
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.
The Electric Utility Board has voted unanimously to recommend that the city take over the cost of street lights in Lubbock.
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.
A Lubbock grand jury has found enough evidence to send a man to trial, charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl.
A suspect accused of aggravated robbery was taken into police custody on Friday and indicted on Tuesday.
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.
19-year-old Jordan Duran is still on the run after escaping from the Lubbock County Court Residential Treatment Center.
The mourning for Parks Tower Apartment worker Jose Aguirre continued Monday after his death last Thursday.
For one local South Plains orchard, freezing temperatures this late in spring isn't bad news for business.
Lubbock Fire Rescue was called to a structure fire in the 2100 block of Date Avenue around 8:30 a.m. Monday morning.
A truck heading northbound toward Abernathy at 4:30 p.m. Monday afternoon rolled over due to high winds.
Lubbock City Council Candidate Maurice Stanley, who is seeking the District 3 seat, addressed questions about his campaign fundraising on Monday.
Two people were arrested after leading DPS and Lubbock Police on a high speed chase.
A woman and baby had a close call while driving in north Lubbock on Sunday afternoon.
A shooting in the Depot District early Sunday morning has landed one man behind bars.
The power outages in south Lubbock County have been fixed, according to the South Plains Electric Cooperative.
Some people say Refuge Services, Inc. is one of Lubbock's best kept secrets.
No. 30 Texas Tech used 14 base hits and 4.2 solid relief innings from senior Jonny Drozd en route to an 11-7 win on Sunday to complete a Big 12 series sweep over Kansas State with 2,145 fans in attendance at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
Lubbock's first beeping Easter egg hunt came to Maxey Park Sunday afternoon, giving visually impaired children an opportunity that, at first, didn't seem possible.
The Bureau of Land Management announced Saturday it has released the cattle it seized this week as part of a roundup of bovine it said were trespassing on federal land.
What a difference a year makes.
Pete met with Coach Kingsbury live on Saturday morning to ask your questions from Facebook.
Corey Waggoner has been the Masked Rider and the heart of Texas Tech spirit for the past year.
The investigation continues into what the Lubbock County Sheriff's Department is calling the 'suspicious' death of a Lubbock County infant.
Red Raider spirit was high as the players displayed their polished skills on the field and fans showed off their flashy tailgates in the parking lot.
The Big Spring teenager who went missing in early April has been found safe.
A wreck involving a towing vehicle from Lubbock Wrecker Service sent four to the hospital on Saturday morning, leaving three in critical condition.
It was player vs player until the third and final matchup when wide receiver, Derreck Edwards, faced off against Coach Kliff Kingsbury.
We are working to learn what caused a vehicle and a dirt bike to collide in West Lubbock on Friday afternoon.
Check out scores from Thursday in our Extra Innings!
Cassie McClure connected on a three-run homer Thursday evening while Brittany Lee and Brooke Scott added solo shots as Texas Tech topped Kansas, 7-5, in the series opener at Arrocha Ballpark.
No. 24 Red Raider baseball edged Prairie View A&M 4-3 to take the first game of their series at Rip Griffin Park on Thursday. It was Tech's first ever meeting against the Panthers.
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The Bridge of Lubbock will be providing a hot meal to local families in need in honor of Easter on Friday, Apr. 18, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Council members have approved plans for a new hotel at the airport.
TX-DOT is putting the brakes on a proposal to add medians along Ave. Q.
Texas Tech women's basketball head coach Candi Whitaker announced the signing of four new Lady Raiders in the first day of the late signing period for the 2014-15 season.
It took him a year, but Texas Tech head coach Tubby Smith added four more pieces to his 2014 recruiting class, as the Red Raider mentor signed two high school seniors and two junior college transfers on Wednesday.
The Lubbock Independent School District received word Wednesday morning that Lubbock High School (LHS) has been chosen by the Washington Post as one of the most challenging high schools in the United States.
Taylor Gass, a state cross country qualifier from Borden County High School, has signed on to compete for Wayland Baptist University.
Frenship I.S.D. is pleased to announce Frenship High School basketball player Marcos Schuster is signing a national letter of intent to play for Lubbock Christian University.
The Texas Department of Transportation reduced Milwaukee Avenue to two lanes, one northbound and one southbound, between Marsha Sharp and Spur 327 on Wednesday.
Michael Pittman has been promoted to Head Football Coach of the Post Bold Gold Antelopes.
Monterey's Shazay Norris signed to play basketball with South Plains College Wednesday afternoon.
Estacado's Sahari Freeman signed a letter of intent Wednesday, Apr. 16, to run track at South Plains College.
Check out scores and highlights from Tuesday in our Extra Innings!
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.
United Supermarkets is offering a tax day special for its guests Tuesday.
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.
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.
Texas Tech received its ninth consecutive national ranking on Monday while moving up in a pair of national polls with a No. 24 ranking in the USA Today Coaches' poll and at No. 25 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
Frenship ISD will be holding its final bond meeting tonight to discuss a multi-million dollar bond election for the district.
Texas Tech sophomore first baseman Eric Gutierrez (Mission, Texas) led the Red Raiders to a 4-0 record last week, including a series sweep over K-State, and today he was named the Big 12 Player of the Week...
According to the American Academy of Neurology, nearly one in five adult women gets migraines, compared with only one in 20 adult men. This week Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell talks about the connection between hormones and headaches.
Sondra's Song Soar2Succeed program will be hosting Leigh Anne Tuohy on Saturday, Apr. 26, at the United Spirit Arena.
ConocoPhillips and Texas Tech University announced today a $1 million gift from ConocoPhillips to establish a student recruitment and support center in the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering.
The man accused of killing three people Sunday in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the...
The Red Raiders' (30-15; 3-6) 11 runs marked their most against a conference opponent this year as Tech scored at least one run in each of its four innings. Tech has now won three straight home series over Oklahoma State (23-18; 3-7), dating back to 2010.
The 30th ranked Red Raiders won their third straight game Saturday afternoon, 7-4, to clinch the weekend series over Kansas State.
Nearly 2,000 people came out to watch South Plains students put two months of hard work to the test.
The Texas Tech School of Music Graduate Brass Quintet will be presenting their annual Spring Recital on April 16th in Hemmle Recital Hall at 8 p.m.
Lubbock public libraries are hosting family events from April 13th to the 17th.
The Silent Wings Museum will participate in the Lubbock Arts Festival April 11th through April 13th.
The City of Lubbock Health Department will hold vaccination clinics for both adults and children at the following locations during the week of April 14th.
Jennifer Pharr Davis, two-time Appalachian Trail thru-hiker, will present a program on Tuesday, April 15 at 7 p.m. at the Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th St.
Check out scores and highlights from Friday in our Extra Innings!
After losing on Friday in their first four Big 12 series, the Red Raiders finally got a Friday win, beating Kansas State 4-3 in their series opener.
No. 12 Lubbock Christian University hit the 20-win plateau in Heartland Conference play Friday with a doubleheader sweep of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith...
Texas Tech University announced today that it has been designated as a Purple Heart University by the Military Order of the Purple Heart.