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Police identify pedestrian in deadly hit-and-run Video included

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A pedestrian who was critically injured in a hit and run accident on Friday night passed away early Monday morning, according to officials with the Lubbock Police Department. 

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Lubbock area students to enjoy free McDonald's breakfast to kick-off STAAR Testing

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Tuesday the McDonald's restaurants in the Lubbock area will provide free breakfast to students in grades 3rd through 8th taking the STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) test and their teachers.

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Outages reported after truck hits power pole at 50th & Q

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People in the area are without power Monday afternoon after a vehicle hit a pole at 50th & Q.

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Man sentenced to 15 years for assaulting pregnant girlfriend Video included

Jacob Pauda (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center) Jacob Pauda (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)
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A Lubbock man has been sentenced to 15 years after a judge found him guilty of domestic assault last week.

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Sheriff: 2 men claiming to be utility workers sexually assault woman in Dawson Co. Video included

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According to the Dawson County Sheriff's Office, a woman said two men claiming to be utility workers came into her home and sexually assaulted her. 

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FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Severe thunderstorms possible Tuesday afternoon, evening Video included

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A strong low pressure system will approach West Texas Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday night. This storm system will move very slowly.

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VIDEO: 3 guys help exhausted runner finish half marathon

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Exhausted runner makes it over finish line with a little help. 

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GOP House intel chairman met source on White House grounds Video included

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House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes' spokesman says the congressman met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance.

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UMC ranked among top employers in Texas

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UMC Health System was ranked among the best places to work in Texas by the Best Companies Group and the Texas Association of Business, which released their annual rankings last week.

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Jersey Mike's Kicks off 7th Annual Day of Giving on March 29

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The campaign will culminate in Jersey Mike's "Day of Giving" on Wednesday, March 29, when Jersey Mike's will donate 100 percent of the day's sales – every single dollar that comes in – to UMC's Children's Hospital.

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NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

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NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday.

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Suspect arrested in connection with Sunday afternoon hit-and-run

Victoria Tobon (Source: Ector County Sheriff's Office) Victoria Tobon (Source: Ector County Sheriff's Office)

Police have arrested a woman in connection with a Sunday afternoon hit-and-run in Andrews. 

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Emmitt Smith to speak at Mentor Tech’s 15th Annual Banquet

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Information from Texas Tech University Pro Football Hall of Famer and eight-time Pro Bowler Emmitt Smith will be this year’s keynote speaker for Mentor Tech’s 15th Annual Celebration Banquet at 7 p.m. April 13 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall. 

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Red Raider outfielder named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

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Texas Tech Freshman Grant Little was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week today. Little batted .412 last week as the Red Raiders went a perfect 5-0. Little had 7 hits, including 1 double and 2 triples.

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary cities must end Video included

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The Trump administration is continuing its tough talk against "sanctuary cities," which shelter people living in the country illegally by refusing to help the federal government enforce immigration laws. More>>

Oklahoma police officer dies after traffic-stop shooting

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Authorities say a 22-year-old police officer has died after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma.

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Baylor scandal sparks effort to end sexual assault statewide

Baylor University in Waco, Texas.  (Photo Source: Mike Davis) Baylor University in Waco, Texas. (Photo Source: Mike Davis)

While sexual assault on college campuses isn’t a new issue at the Capitol, legislators from both parties say the recent scandal at Baylor University has sparked a bipartisan effort to address the issue at the state level.

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Ingredient in homemade slime causing some concern Video included

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One ingredient in an increasingly popular putty recipe for children has parents and health officials urging caution. 

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Puppy born without feet gets prosthetic paws Video included

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The prosthetics help the dog enjoy everyday things, like walks outside.

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RECALL ALERT: Wing Enterprises recalls Little Giant ladders due to fall hazard

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The ladder’s locking pins/rung fasteners can fail, posing a fall hazard to consumers on the ladder.

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RECALL ALERT: Vecaro LifeStyle recalls self-balancing Scooters/Hoverboards due to fire hazard

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The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

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GOP controls federal government but struggles to govern Video included

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Divisions within the Republican Party are complicating its effort to govern the country.

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Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government Video included

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Called the White House Office of American Innovation, the office will be led by Jared Kushner, son-in-law and senior adviser to President Trump.

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GRAPHIC: Girl burned by homemade slime Video included

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Doctors say the 11-year-old’s burns come from prolonged exposure to Borax, one of the main ingredients in the popular craft project.

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Woman fulfills dying father's wish to see her graduate Video included

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The future doctor dressed in her graduation robes and held a ceremony beside her father’s hospital bed.

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Extra Innings Team of the Week: Lubbock Cooper Lady Pirates Video included

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The Extra Innings Team of the Week is the (12-3) Lubbock Cooper Lady Pirates.

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KCBD Sports Xtra: Talkin' Tech Video included

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The KCBD Sports Xtra staff breaks down all things Texas Tech, as the Red Raider baseball team swept away the competition for the second-consecutive weekend in a row.

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Officer quits to avoid firing after shooting of unarmed teen

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A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager has quit the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial.

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Maye hits late jumper to lift North Carolina to Final Four

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Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left, and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to earn the Tar Heels' second straight trip to the Final Four and 20th all-time in Sunday's showdown of college basketball's elite in the South Regional.

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South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70

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Sindarius Thornwell scored 26 points and South Carolina earned its first trip to the Final Four with a 77-70 victory over Florida on Sunday.

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Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

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President Donald Trump is attacking conservative lawmakers after the failure of the Republican bill to replace "Obamacare.".

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I Beat Pete: ABC Pro Rodeo Flag Team Video included

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With the 75th ABC Pro Rodeo starting this week, we took on the flag team in stick horse barrel racing.

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7-year-old hit by car, Andrews police searching for suspect

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The Andrews Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying the suspect in a hit-and-run of a 7-year-old boy. 

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No. 3 Texas Tech sweeps Wichita State after 3-1 Sunday win Video included

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The No. 3 Texas Tech baseball team picked up a three-game sweep over Wichita State after closing out a 3-1 victory in Sunday's series finale at Eck Stadium.

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Police: Multiple shooters kill 1, injure 15 in Cincinnati following fight Video included

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One person was killed and another 14 injured in a mass shooting at a Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday morning.

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Red Raiders take over Grande Communications Stadium Video included

MIDLAND- For the 5th straight year the Texas Tech Red Raiders held their spring scrimmage at Grande Communications Stadium. Fans packed the stands and the parking lot for their first glimpse of the 2017 team. It was also the first glimpse of the now Nick Shimonek lead offense. Shimonek replaces Quarterback Patrick Mahomes who left for the NFL Draft. The offense struggled to find a rhythm early, but eventually settled in. "We started a little slow," Shimonek said. &...

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DC eagle cam: Eggs expected to hatch soon

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Eagle eggs typically take 35-38 days to hatch, and Sunday marks Day 35 for the first of the two eggs.

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Carjacker takes 99-year-old victim on joyride Video included

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The woman knew she needed to stay calm because of her high blood pressure, but she managed to hold her own, arguing with the carjacker.

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Rankin Ranch Road Fire 100% contained Video included

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The Texas A&M Forest service spent the afternoon monitoring the Rankin Ranch Road Fire and now report it's 100 percent contained.

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Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket

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Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years.

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No. 3 Texas Tech takes series over Wichita State with 4-1 Saturday win

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The No. 3 Texas Tech baseball team earned its fourth-straight weekend series win after defeating Wichita State, 4-1, on a cold & windy Saturday afternoon at Eck Stadium.

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Gonzaga beats Xavier 83-59 to reach first Final Four

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Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points while orchestrating Gonzaga's efficient offense, and the Zags finally shook their overrated tag by routing Xavier 83-59 to reach the Final Four for the first time.

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Self-inflicted collapse chokes GOP effort to undo Obamacare Video included

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The failure of House Republicans to repeal and replace Barack Obama's health care law was nothing short of an epic, self-inflicted collapse.

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Making Saturday School fun at O.L. Slaton Video included

O.L. Slaton Middle School Principal Damon McCall (Source: KCBD Video) O.L. Slaton Middle School Principal Damon McCall (Source: KCBD Video)
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"We try to make it fun and exciting," 8th Grade English Teacher Angela O'Brien said. "Once the kids that didn't come last time heard how fun it was, now they are here this Saturday."

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Farmer hopes to 'change lives one mile at a time' on his tractor Video included

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 A farmer traveling across the United States is hoping to change the lives of veterans one mile at a time on his John Deere tractor.

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Gunman in fatal Las Vegas shooting surrenders peacefully Video included

One person dead following shooting on Las Vegas Strip as shooter barricades himself in bus  

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Defense opens Texas Tech Spring Series with win in Midland Video included

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The Texas Tech defense used a quick start to open the 2017 spring series with a 50-36 victory Saturday afternoon in the annual Midland scrimmage held at Grande Communications Stadium.

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SLIDESHOW: Texas Tech Spring football scrimmage in Midland

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Slideshow of photos from the Texas Tech Spring football game at Grande Communications Stadium in Midland on Saturday, March 25, 2017. 

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Blessing boxes expand in more West Texas cities Video included

A Big Spring man who created a blessing box earlier this year had hopes of helping and inspiring others. Now, that positivity has spread to two more West Texas cities. 

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Man carrying a sword, dressed as Joker arrested in Virginia

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Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword.

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Security, parking, garbage irk Ivanka Trump's DC neighbors

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Residents of a posh Washington neighborhood say the Trump clan doesn't make for very good neighbors, hogging parking on an already crowded street and leaving trash bags rotting at curbside.

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Pedestrian critically injured in Friday night hit & run Video included

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Lubbock police are searching for the driver who hit and seriously injured a person walking along 4th and Slide Road.

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US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

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An immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to a Singapore teen whose online posts criticizing his government landed him in jail.

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Gorsuch hearings show him as careful, folksy, testy at times

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The Supreme Court nominee's hearing reveals a judge who is careful, well-credentialed and willing to push back.

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South Carolina beats Baylor 70-50 to advance to Elite Eight

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Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina cruised past third-seeded Baylor 70-50 on Friday night in the East Regional semifinals, the Bears' worst NCAA Tournament loss. More>>

No. 3 Red Raiders top Wichita State Video included

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After a two-hour weather delay, the 3rd-ranked Red Raiders went right to work, plating three in the first en route to a 10-5 win over Wichita State Friday night.

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All gardeners welcome at Lubbock Community Garden Video included

The Heart of Lubbock Community Garden is located at Avenue X and 21st (source: KCBD video) The Heart of Lubbock Community Garden is located at Avenue X and 21st (source: KCBD video)
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If you're looking for a spring activity to enjoy this weekend, the Heart of Lubbock Community Garden has a way for you to get your hands dirty.

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Extra Innings Scores: 3/24 Video included

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Area baseball and softball teams fought the winds on Friday. Here are your scores.

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South Plains College falls in National Semifinals Video included

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The 2nd-seeded South Plains College Texans saw their sensational season come to an end as they lost to 6th seeded Eastern Florida State 77-65 in the NJCAA National Semifinals in Hutchinson, Kansas.

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1 person released, 3 remain hospitalized after Mount Pleasant ISD bus wreck Video included

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Two people are dead and three remain hospitalized after an overnight wreck in Titus County that involved a school bus and two other vehicles.  

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Stand Up for Kids, Saturday at Buddy Holly Recreation Park

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The Children's Advocacy Center of the South Plains invites you to Stand Up for Kids, Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Buddy Holly Recreation Park, North University & Cesar Chavez Drive.

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Bi-District soccer scores for Friday night: 3/24 Video included

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We've got your bi-district soccer scores for Friday night.

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3 injured in shooting in France, reports say

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Early reports suggest a shooting in France is crime or gang-related. 

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Roberts Co. fire burns 60,000 acres, roads re-opened Video included

A large fire near Miami in Roberts County has burned 60,000 acres, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. Multiple agencies are currently on scene battling the fire / Source: KFDA A large fire near Miami in Roberts County has burned 60,000 acres, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. Multiple agencies are currently on scene battling the fire / Source: KFDA
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The Texas A&M Forest Service said 60,000 acres have burned in the Rankin Ranch Road Fire, near Miami in Roberts County.

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Texas Tech softball makes history with Big XII opener win

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Texas Tech made an outstanding impression in their first Big XII game of the season.

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Warrant reveals details in alleged kidnapping of teen in early 2017 Video included

An arrest warrant is revealing what the victim told police about a violent alleged kidnapping and sexual assault.

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Red Raiders hold annual Midland Scrimmage on Saturday Video included

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For the fifth straight season, the Texas Tech football team will hold a scrimmage in Midland.

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Oldham Co. fire is 100 percent contained Video included

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Much-needed rain helped firefighters and officials now say the fire in Oldham County is 100 percent contained.

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Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs Video included

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Senior U.S. officials say the Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, ending years of delay for a project that has served as a flashpoint in the national debate about climate change. More>>

Producers focus on long-term recovery following wildfires Video included

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Area producers are beginning to focus on long-term recovery plans after wildfires devastated 480,000 acres across the Texas Panhandle earlier this month.    

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House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill Video included

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Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders.

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London attacker cheerful, joking on eve of deadly rampage Video included

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London's top anti-terror officer says two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, in central and northern England.

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Borger 2nd grade teacher arrested and indicted for improper relationship with student

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Thursday night, 50-year-old Myron Stiles of Borger was arrested by the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s office for Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student.

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Lubbock man sentenced to 10 years for role in meth, cocaine, marijuana conspiracy Video included

A Lubbock man was sentenced to 121 months in federal prison after pleading guilty in December 2016 for his role in a methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana distribution conspiracy. 

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WWE's Kane plans run for mayor in Tennessee

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The WWE wrestler Kane, real name Glenn Jacobs, is preparing to run for the office of mayor in Knox County, TN.

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BASEBALL 2017: Key dates for the upcoming season

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The World Series champion Chicago Cubs visit the St. Louis Cardinals on opening day. More>>

Man receives sentence for taping Caitlyn the dog's muzzle closed Video included

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The North Charleston man who pleaded guilty to the abuse of a dog that has since become an ambassador for the humane treatment of animals has received a sentence of five years.

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