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CORRECTION: Maria Martinez facing 2 to 20 years if convicted of hit-and-run Video included

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A Lubbock County Grand Jury has indicted 27-year-old Maria Isabel Martinez for failure to render aid in the hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of 38-year-old Matthew Aaron Valadez.

Family mourning Plainview man killed on Sunday Video included

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The family of a Plainview man is recovering this week after the loss of a loved one on Sunday.

Consider This...Bond election should reflect individual projects

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I want to thank the volunteers in our community who spent months thoroughly researching the biggest needs in Lubbock and presented a detailed, thought out plan to City Council for consideration.

LPD: Suspect lost control of motorcycle while fleeing from police

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Police say 35-year-old Jeremy McDonald was traveling east on a stolen motorcycle on the South Loop access road around 1 p.m. when he realized two undercover police vehicles were signaling him to pull over.

Charles Perry announces Senate run, will not seek reelection to House Video included

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Charles Perry officially announced his candidacy for Texas Senate on Tuesday.

Red Raiders land 4-star Offensive Tackle

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Mesquite Offensive Tackle Conner Dyer announced that he would be playing college football at Texas Tech on Tuesday afternoon.

Seminole police identify counterfeiting suspects

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Two people are in custody after Seminole police were contacted about counterfeit bills being passed to local businesses.

July 31 to mark 5th anniversary of 2009 murder

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July 31 will mark the 5th anniversary of Lubbock's only unsolved murder from 2009.

Officials: Discarded smoking materials likely cause of Tuesday morning fire

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Firefighters responded to a home near 31st and Belmont just after 2 a.m. Tuesday morning.

West Texas towns to be featured in Neiman Marcus catalog Video included

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The local scenery on the South Plains is being featured in August’s edition of Neiman Marcus’s catalog, The Book. Their feature in the catalog was the Coco Chanel line, and the photo shoot took place in the Lubbock area.

Brownfield High School star quarterback arrested Video included

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Shacolby Hill, 18, is one of four men currently behind bars after being arrested for possession of stolen firearms.

Idalou Police Department recognized for best practices

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The Idalou Police Department has been recognized by the Texas Police Chief’s Association for meeting all requirements in their Best Practice Recognition Program.

LCU ATHLETICS: Richard Bohlken finishes 16th at CrossFit Games

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Richard Bohlken is the fittest man in Texas. The former Lubbock Christian University baseball player finished in 16th place at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games, which wrapped up Sunday evening at StubHub Center.

Police: Plainview man run over by vehicle in parking lot

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Police are searching for a vehicle that may have been involved in the death of a Plainview man over the weekend.

Pioneer Fan Fest set for Aug. 19

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The Wayland Baptist Athletics Department will host the Pioneer Fan Fest for the second consecutive year to kick off the 2014 school year.

Police: Suspects used debit card from residential burglary

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Lubbock police are searching for two women accused of using a debit card stolen during a recent residential burglary.

Two employees shot during robbery at Andy's Ice Cream

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Police say two employees were shot during a robbery at Andy's Ice Cream at 8800 Ash Avenue on Saturday night.

Driver safe after truck fire in Lynn County

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DPS troopers say the driver was headed south on Highway 87 when he noticed smoke coming from his vents.

Motorcycle club delivers toys for kids at UMC Video included

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The Dirty Gringos Motorcycle Club delivered a truck full of toys to University Medical Center on Saturday.

Texas Tech Twirlers win national title

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The Texas Tech Twirlers won the National Collegiate Small Dance Twirl Championship in the National Collegiate Twirling Championships at Notre Dame University in Indiana.

Crime Line tip leads to marijuana bust on 66th Street

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A Crime Line tip led to a drug bust near Lowery Field on Friday.

Lubbock National Guard soldiers may volunteer for border service

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National Guard Adjutant General of Texas John Nichols says they are now in the planning stages of deployment to the Texas-Mexico border.

Texas Tech Physicians hold 'Christmas in July' for South Plains Food Bank

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The South Plains Food Bank received a much-needed donation on Friday.

Citizen's Advisory Committee recommends $200 million in improvements

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The 2014 Citizen’s Advisory Committee made their recommendations to City Council on Thursday, recommending millions of dollars in projects across the city.

Defendants enter guilty pleas in child pornography cases

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Three defendants charged in unrelated cases appeared yesterday before U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings and pleaded guilty to various felony child pornography offenses.

Citizens Advisory Committee recommends dog park, new police department Video included

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The Citizens Advisory Committee gave their final recommendations to the Lubbock City Council Thursday afternoon, listing several improvements they felt the city needed to make.

Lubbock police honor fallen K-9 officer

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Lubbock police are honoring the service of one of their K-9 officers. Pyro died earlier this week.

SUV, ambulance collide at 50th & Indiana

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There were no major injuries reported following an accident at 50th and Indiana on Thursday night.

DPS: Five minutes is too long to leave a child in a hot car Video included

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Federal officials and child safety advocates met on Thursday to put a stop to a practice that has become an issue for parents across the country - leaving kids in hot cars.

LSO: K-9 unit finds hydro marijuana in suspicious vehicle

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Lubbock Sheriff's Deputies found some hydro marijuana hidden in a vehicle on Thursday, after a DPS helicopter noticed suspicious behavior at 130th Street and Indiana Avenue.

LPD searching for home invasion, robbery suspect

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Police say the masked suspect forced entry into an occupied apartment in the 1100 block of 58th Street around 2 a.m. Thursday.

Waylon Jennings' brother honors late singer with backroom museum Video included

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Jennings passed away in 2002, but his legacy lives on in Littlefield thanks to his younger brother.

Late Littlefield superintendent leaves behind special legacy Video included

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The month of July began on a somber note for the community of Littlefield with the passing of Littlefield Superintendent Jerry Blakely due to a sudden illness.

Littlefield's little farmer hoping for big crop Video included

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In the community of Littlefield, most farmers began plowing cotton at a very young age and, one farmer in particular, hasn't even learned how to drive yet, but he's able to tend to his very own cotton farm.

Victim found in law office died of 'blunt force traumatic injuries'; death ruled homicide Video included

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The office of the Lubbock Medical Examiner has determined that the victim found in the law offices of Shackelford, Hawkins and Searcy P.C. died of "blunt force traumatic injuries." The death has been ruled a homicide.

New Wayland athletics director Rick Cooper is 'coming home'

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Some of the best years of Rick Cooper’s life were spent at Wayland Baptist University and in Plainview. Now, he’s back for more.

Utility worker seriously injured after being struck by car on 98th

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Authorities say a utility worker was struck by a vehicle while painting the road at 98th and University around 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

Jerry Lawrence Pays It Forward 7/28 Video included

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This week’s Pay It Forward started out in the parking lot of the Rip Griffin Center on the Lubbock Christian University Campus.

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