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  • Brownfield ISD Coach arrested, charged with improper relationship with student

    Brownfield ISD Coach arrested, charged with improper relationship with student

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:31:03 GMT
    Tyson Jones (Source: Terry County Sheriff's Office)Tyson Jones (Source: Terry County Sheriff's Office)

    A Brownfield ISD coach has been arrested and charged with improper relationship between educator and student.Tyson Jones is a coach and teacher at Brownfield ISD. 

    A Brownfield ISD coach has been arrested and charged with improper relationship between educator and student.Tyson Jones is a coach and teacher at Brownfield ISD. 

  • BREAKING

    Police identify man killed in pedestrian crash on Hwy. 87

    Police identify man killed in pedestrian crash on Hwy. 87

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:15:45 GMT
    (Source: Jenna Siffringer, KCBD)(Source: Jenna Siffringer, KCBD)

    Highway 87 from 114th Street to 82nd Street was shut down early Wednesday morning for an investigation of a fatal crash involving a pedestrian. Police have identified the victim as 30-year-old Brodrick Lamar Green. 

    Highway 87 from 114th Street to 82nd Street was shut down early Wednesday morning for an investigation of a fatal crash involving a pedestrian. Police have identified the victim as 30-year-old Brodrick Lamar Green. 

  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Winter Tour 2017 to be in Lubbock Dec. 7

    Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Winter Tour 2017 to be in Lubbock Dec. 7

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:01 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:01:56 GMT
    (Source: Trans-Siberian Orchestra)(Source: Trans-Siberian Orchestra)

    United Supermarkets Arena will host one show on December 7, 2017 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 15 at 10 a.m. through Select-a-Seat of Lubbock. You can get tickets on their website, by calling 806-770-2000 or in person at all area Select-a-Seat outlets.

    United Supermarkets Arena will host one show on December 7, 2017 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 15 at 10 a.m. through Select-a-Seat of Lubbock. You can get tickets on their website, by calling 806-770-2000 or in person at all area Select-a-Seat outlets.

  • Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 years

    Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 years

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 12:09 PM EDT2017-08-16 16:09:56 GMT
    Public Works Director Doug Hutcheson fills a cup with water at the water treatment plant in Wolfforth, Texas. “We've tried to comply. We're team players. We're wanting to fix it and get it on down the road,” he said.  (Source: Elizabeth Sims/News21)Public Works Director Doug Hutcheson fills a cup with water at the water treatment plant in Wolfforth, Texas. “We've tried to comply. We're team players. We're wanting to fix it and get it on down the road,” he said. (Source: Elizabeth Sims/News21)

    As many as 63 million people – nearly a fifth of the country – from rural central California to the boroughs of New York City, were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once during the past decade, according to a News21 investigation of 680,000 water quality and monitoring violations from the Environmental Protection Agency. 

    As many as 63 million people – nearly a fifth of the country – from rural central California to the boroughs of New York City, were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once during the past decade, according to a News21 investigation of 680,000 water quality and monitoring violations from the Environmental Protection Agency. 

  • Gov. Abbott slams House, doesn't rule out second special session

    Gov. Abbott slams House, doesn't rule out second special session

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-08-16 16:07:57 GMT
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (Source: KCBD File Photo)Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (Source: KCBD File Photo)

    Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday put blame on the House — particularly Speaker Joe Straus — for the shortcomings of the special session and left the door open to calling another one.

    Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday put blame on the House — particularly Speaker Joe Straus — for the shortcomings of the special session and left the door open to calling another one.

  • 2 victims in critical condition after house explosion in 3300 block of 76th

    2 victims in critical condition after house explosion in 3300 block of 76th

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:03 AM EDT2017-08-16 05:03:46 GMT
    Source: Sydney Kessler, KCBDSource: Sydney Kessler, KCBD

    Two victims remain in critical condition after an explosion in the 3300 block of 76th Street.

    Two victims remain in critical condition after an explosion in the 3300 block of 76th Street.

  • Texas Legislature ends special session without passing property tax measure

    Texas Legislature ends special session without passing property tax measure

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-08-16 03:19:27 GMT
    The Texas House abruptly gaveled out Sine Die – the formal designation meaning the end of a session – on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (Source: Bob Daemmrich for the Texas Tribune)The Texas House abruptly gaveled out Sine Die – the formal designation meaning the end of a session – on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (Source: Bob Daemmrich for the Texas Tribune)

    The Texas Legislature closed out the special session Tuesday night amid a stalemate on property tax reform, leaving unfinished Gov. Greg Abbott's top priority.

    The Texas Legislature closed out the special session Tuesday night amid a stalemate on property tax reform, leaving unfinished Gov. Greg Abbott's top priority.

  • Suspect in shooting near Clapp Park charged with armed robbery of motel

    Suspect in shooting near Clapp Park charged with armed robbery of motel

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 7:39 PM EDT2017-08-15 23:39:03 GMT
    Donavan Jerome Acy (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)Donavan Jerome Acy (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

    A Lubbock County Grand Jury has indicted 29-year-old Donavan Acy on charges of aggravated robbery. Police reports say the robbery happened the day before Acy shot and seriously injured a woman near Clapp Park.

    A Lubbock County Grand Jury has indicted 29-year-old Donavan Acy on charges of aggravated robbery. Police reports say the robbery happened the day before Acy shot and seriously injured a woman near Clapp Park.

  • DPS Report: High number of active gangs in West Texas

    DPS Report: High number of active gangs in West Texas

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-08-15 23:16:53 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    A new report released by the Department of Public Safety in July of 2017 shows several tier one and tier two level gangs are active in West Texas. 

    A new report released by the Department of Public Safety in July of 2017 shows several tier one and tier two level gangs are active in West Texas. 

  • Woman charged with tampering with a corpse after suicide pact indicted again

    Woman charged with tampering with a corpse after suicide pact indicted again

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-08-15 22:56:02 GMT
    Nicole Goin (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)Nicole Goin (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

    A 43-year-old Lubbock woman has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of aiding a suicide. This comes about two weeks after being indicted on charges of tampering/fabricating evidence involving a corpse.  

    A 43-year-old Lubbock woman has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of aiding a suicide. This comes about two weeks after being indicted on charges of tampering/fabricating evidence involving a corpse.  

  • Xcel Energy improves central Plainview lines with $2.5 million electrical update

    Xcel Energy improves central Plainview lines with $2.5 million electrical update

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 6:45 PM EDT2017-08-15 22:45:36 GMT
    (Source: Xcel Energy)(Source: Xcel Energy)

    Parts of central Plainview, including the historic downtown area, are getting a $2.5 million electrical update as Xcel Energy crews upgrade the voltage of local distribution lines to add more capacity and make the grid more reliable. 

    Parts of central Plainview, including the historic downtown area, are getting a $2.5 million electrical update as Xcel Energy crews upgrade the voltage of local distribution lines to add more capacity and make the grid more reliable. 

  • Arrington condemns violence, terror in Charlottesville

    Arrington condemns violence, terror in Charlottesville

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-08-15 22:43:25 GMT

    Arrington said, "It's disgusting - and look, any group that spews hate, any group that insights violence against others and any group that's contrary to our American ideals and values does not have a place in civil society. I condemn the act of violence, it was an act of terror."

    Arrington said, "It's disgusting - and look, any group that spews hate, any group that insights violence against others and any group that's contrary to our American ideals and values does not have a place in civil society. I condemn the act of violence, it was an act of terror."

  • Mother arrested after toddler found with broken bones, cigarette burns, brain bleed

    Mother arrested after toddler found with broken bones, cigarette burns, brain bleed

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-08-15 21:45:01 GMT
    Sabrina Zerrata (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)Sabrina Zerrata (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

    A mother has been arrested and charged with abandoning or endangering a child, criminal neglect for failing to provide adequate medical care for her 19-month-old child, and by failing to take the child to the emergency room at an appropriate time, according to an arrest warrant. 

    A mother has been arrested and charged with abandoning or endangering a child, criminal neglect for failing to provide adequate medical care for her 19-month-old child, and by failing to take the child to the emergency room at an appropriate time, according to an arrest warrant. 

  • Littlefield police searching for man involved in theft at Ace Hardware

    Littlefield police searching for man involved in theft at Ace Hardware

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-08-15 20:42:09 GMT
    Provided by Littlefield PDProvided by Littlefield PD

    The Littlefield Police Department is asking for the community's help identifying a man involved in a theft at Ace Hardware on Aug 2.

    The Littlefield Police Department is asking for the community's help identifying a man involved in a theft at Ace Hardware on Aug 2.

  • Hunting, fishing licenses now on sale for 2017-2018

    Hunting, fishing licenses now on sale for 2017-2018

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-08-15 20:22:12 GMT
    Provided by Texas Parks & WildlifeProvided by Texas Parks & Wildlife

    New 2017-2018 hunting and fishing licenses are now on sale! All current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except year-to-date fishing licenses) expire Aug. 31.

    New 2017-2018 hunting and fishing licenses are now on sale! All current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except year-to-date fishing licenses) expire Aug. 31.

  • Lubbock Chamber encourages businesses to hang Welcome Back Students signs

    Lubbock Chamber encourages businesses to hang Welcome Back Students signs

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 12:24 PM EDT2017-08-15 16:24:42 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce encourages all local businesses to display banners, flags and signage to welcome college students back to Lubbock between August 16 and September 4.  

    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce encourages all local businesses to display banners, flags and signage to welcome college students back to Lubbock between August 16 and September 4.  

  • Last day of early voting for special election for Lamesa City Council

    Last day of early voting for special election for Lamesa City Council

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:53 AM EDT2017-08-15 15:53:25 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    Today is the last day to early vote for a special city election for a representative of District 3 on the Lamesa City Council. Voters have until 7 p.m. to cast their ballot. 

    Today is the last day to early vote for a special city election for a representative of District 3 on the Lamesa City Council. Voters have until 7 p.m. to cast their ballot. 

  • Special session coming down to school finance, property taxes

    Special session coming down to school finance, property taxes

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:40 AM EDT2017-08-15 15:40:48 GMT
    After a one-hour evening recess, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick gavels in the Senate to consider the committee substitute to House BIll 21, the school finance bill on Aug. 14, 2017. (Source: Bob Daemmrich for the Texas Tribune)After a one-hour evening recess, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick gavels in the Senate to consider the committee substitute to House BIll 21, the school finance bill on Aug. 14, 2017. (Source: Bob Daemmrich for the Texas Tribune)

    With two days left in the special session, the finish line is coming into focus for Gov. Greg Abbott's agenda — though high-stakes negotiations remain pending on a pair of big-ticket items.

    With two days left in the special session, the finish line is coming into focus for Gov. Greg Abbott's agenda — though high-stakes negotiations remain pending on a pair of big-ticket items.

  • NWS team from Lubbock travels to Turkey to assess storm damage

    NWS team from Lubbock travels to Turkey to assess storm damage

    Monday, August 14 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-08-15 03:47:46 GMT
    A home that was destroyed in Sunday night's storm (source: KFDA video)A home that was destroyed in Sunday night's storm (source: KFDA video)

    The cleanup effort continues in Turkey, after a severe storm swept through the town Sunday night.

    The cleanup effort continues in Turkey, after a severe storm swept through the town Sunday night.

  • Overgrown grass causes problems for homeowners

    Overgrown grass causes problems for homeowners

    Monday, August 14 2017 8:01 PM EDT2017-08-15 00:01:22 GMT
    Overgrown grass crowds a house in Lubbock after recent heavy rainfall. (Source: Ashley Brown, KCBD)Overgrown grass crowds a house in Lubbock after recent heavy rainfall. (Source: Ashley Brown, KCBD)

    Residents and lawn mowing businesses are struggling to deal with the extra growth.

    Residents and lawn mowing businesses are struggling to deal with the extra growth.

  • Experts stress eye protection as South Plains prepares for solar eclipse

    Experts stress eye protection as South Plains prepares for solar eclipse

    Monday, August 14 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-08-14 23:51:27 GMT

    Folks on South Plains are also preparing to witness the rare Solar Eclipse. Specialized glasses are hard to come by as doctors and other experts warn of great damage to the eyes if they aren’t used.

    Folks on South Plains are also preparing to witness the rare Solar Eclipse. Specialized glasses are hard to come by as doctors and other experts warn of great damage to the eyes if they aren’t used.

  • Man's car submerged in lake after heavy rain

    Man's car submerged in lake after heavy rain

    Monday, August 14 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-08-14 22:27:27 GMT
    (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)(Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)

    Emergency crews are on the scene of a submerged vehicle in the playa lake near the 7000 block of Elgin Avenue.  Crews are looking for a person who may have been involved in the incident. The dive team is currently on the scene.  A witness, Dani Garrison, who lives across the water, says she heard someone screaming and saw a car in the water. She says she told a neighbor to call the cops and jumped in the water but did not find anyone. A neighbor told Garrison she saw some...

    Emergency crews are on the scene of a submerged vehicle in the playa lake near the 7000 block of Elgin Avenue.  Crews are looking for a person who may have been involved in the incident. The dive team is currently on the scene.  A witness, Dani Garrison, who lives across the water, says she heard someone screaming and saw a car in the water. She says she told a neighbor to call the cops and jumped in the water but did not find anyone. A neighbor told Garrison she saw some...

  • Lubbock Symphony Orchestra celebrates 71st season

    Lubbock Symphony Orchestra celebrates 71st season

    Monday, August 14 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-08-14 19:26:58 GMT
    Lubbock Symphony Orchestra celebrates 71st seasonLubbock Symphony Orchestra celebrates 71st season

    The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its 71st season as a professional, non-profit orchestra. 

    The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its 71st season as a professional, non-profit orchestra. 

  • LPD searching for suspect in hit-and-run Saturday night

    LPD searching for suspect in hit-and-run Saturday night

    Monday, August 14 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-08-14 15:34:58 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    The Lubbock Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run crash that injured a pedestrian Saturday night. LPD received a call around 10:40 pm Saturday night that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near the Marsha Sharp Freeway and Waco Avenue. Responding officers found a male lying on the street. Lubbock Police took 18-year-old Timothy Green to the hospital with moderate injuries. Through the initial investigation, police say the victim was walking westbound along the Marsha S...
    The Lubbock Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run crash that injured a pedestrian Saturday night. LPD received a call around 10:40 pm Saturday night that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near the Marsha Sharp Freeway and Waco Avenue. Responding officers found a male lying on the street. Lubbock Police took 18-year-old Timothy Green to the hospital with moderate injuries. Through the initial investigation, police say the victim was walking westbound along the Marsha S...
  • Accident Investigation Team investigating crash at South Loop & University

    Accident Investigation Team investigating crash at South Loop & University

    Monday, August 14 2017 11:29 AM EDT2017-08-14 15:29:18 GMT
    A white Ford pickup sits as it is being inspected by Lubbock Police's Accident Investigation Team (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)A white Ford pickup sits as it is being inspected by Lubbock Police's Accident Investigation Team (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)

    The accident investigation team of the Lubbock Police Department is currently responding to a wreck on 82nd Street and University Avenue.

    The accident investigation team of the Lubbock Police Department is currently responding to a wreck on 82nd Street and University Avenue.

  • White nationalist rally at Texas A&M to feature Richard Spencer; counter protest planned

    White nationalist rally at Texas A&M to feature Richard Spencer; counter protest planned

    Sunday, August 13 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-08-13 23:03:34 GMT
    Source: Texas A&M University, TwitterSource: Texas A&M University, Twitter

    As the nation watched tension between white nationalists and counter protestors turn violent Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, worries began to emerge that the discord would come to a Texas college town next. 

    As the nation watched tension between white nationalists and counter protestors turn violent Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, worries began to emerge that the discord would come to a Texas college town next. 

  • Missing elderly man found by police

    Lubbock Police seeking help in finding elderly man

    Sunday, August 13 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-08-13 18:51:46 GMT
    Jerry Bayless (Source: Lubbock Police Department)Jerry Bayless (Source: Lubbock Police Department)

    Sixty-year-old Jerry Bayless has gone missing and Lubbock Police are asking for the public's help in finding him. 

    Sixty-year-old Jerry Bayless has gone missing and Lubbock Police are asking for the public's help in finding him. 

  • Remembering missing Lubbock sailor Lt. Steven Hopkins

    Remembering missing Lubbock sailor Lt. Steven Hopkins

    Saturday, August 12 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-08-13 03:38:59 GMT
    A photo of Steven Hawkins in his NJROTC uniform in the 2005 Lubbock High School year book (source: Lubbock ISD)A photo of Steven Hawkins in his NJROTC uniform in the 2005 Lubbock High School year book (source: Lubbock ISD)

    Today we're hearing from those who knew missing Lubbock sailor Lt. Steven Hopkins.

    Today we're hearing from those who knew missing Lubbock sailor Lt. Steven Hopkins.

  • Law enforcement from all over for deputy's funeral procession

    Law enforcement from all over for deputy's funeral procession

    Saturday, August 12 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-08-13 02:55:21 GMT
    Jason Fann (Source: Cochran County Constable's Office Facebook)Jason Fann (Source: Cochran County Constable's Office Facebook)

    After a week, the family of 28-year-old Deputy and Police Officer Jason Fann have been able to put him to rest.

    After a week, the family of 28-year-old Deputy and Police Officer Jason Fann have been able to put him to rest.

  • Silent Wings Museum to host Spirit of '45 Day

    Silent Wings Museum to host Spirit of '45 Day

    Saturday, August 12 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-08-12 21:08:38 GMT
    Silent Wings Museum (Source: Facebook)Silent Wings Museum (Source: Facebook)

    To honor those who served and supported armed forces at the end of World War II, Lubbock's Silent Wings Museum will host its Spirit of '45 Day celebration. 

    To honor those who served and supported armed forces at the end of World War II, Lubbock's Silent Wings Museum will host its Spirit of '45 Day celebration. 

  • PTA President talks back-to-school, funding, and vouchers.

    PTA President talks back-to-school, funding, and vouchers.

    Friday, August 11 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-08-12 01:36:09 GMT

    The Texas Parent Teacher Association is pushing parents to get ready for school and help their kids be successful. 

    The Texas Parent Teacher Association is pushing parents to get ready for school and help their kids be successful. 

  • Fire reported near County Road 6420

    Fire reported near County Road 6420

    Friday, August 11 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-08-12 01:18:45 GMT
    Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBDSource: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD

    Just after 2:30 p.m. Friday a large structure fire was reported in the 5200 block of East County Road 6420.

    Just after 2:30 p.m. Friday a large structure fire was reported in the 5200 block of East County Road 6420.

  • Former Big Spring Detective sentenced to 20 years behind bars

    Former Big Spring Detective sentenced to 20 years behind bars

    Joel Rojo (Source: Big Spring Police Department)Joel Rojo (Source: Big Spring Police Department)

    A former Big Spring Detective has learned his sentence after being found guilty last Thursday. Rojo has been sentenced to a total of 52 years behind bars. However, his sentences will be served concurrently with the highest sentence being 20 years behind bars..

    A former Big Spring Detective has learned his sentence after being found guilty last Thursday. Rojo has been sentenced to a total of 52 years behind bars. However, his sentences will be served concurrently with the highest sentence being 20 years behind bars..

  • Rescue crews responding to house fire on 49th Street

    Rescue crews responding to house fire on 49th Street

    Friday, August 11 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-08-11 23:18:25 GMT

    Crews from the Lubbock Fire Department are currently responding to a house fire located at 4512 49th St. 

    Crews from the Lubbock Fire Department are currently responding to a house fire located at 4512 49th St. 

  • Two car crash causes rollover near 93rd Street

    Two car crash causes rollover near 93rd Street

    Friday, August 11 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-08-11 22:46:11 GMT
    Source: Caleb Holder, KCBDSource: Caleb Holder, KCBD

    A two car crash after 5 p.m Friday near 93rd sent one person to the hospital after they were trapped inside their vehicle.

    A two car crash after 5 p.m Friday near 93rd sent one person to the hospital after they were trapped inside their vehicle.

  • Covenant Allergy and Asthma Fair

    Covenant Allergy and Asthma Fair

    Friday, August 11 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-08-11 22:06:50 GMT

    Covenant Health hosted its annual allergy and asthma fair Friday to educate people on what they should do when they experience certain allergy or asthma symptoms.

    Covenant Health hosted its annual allergy and asthma fair Friday to educate people on what they should do when they experience certain allergy or asthma symptoms.

  • Funeral services scheduled for Yoakum Co. Deputy Jason Fann

    Funeral services scheduled for Yoakum Co. Deputy Jason Fann

    Friday, August 11 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-08-11 21:23:47 GMT
    Jason Fann (Source: Cochran County Constable's Office Facebook)Jason Fann (Source: Cochran County Constable's Office Facebook)

    The Yoakum County Sheriff’s Office will have funeral services for Deputy Jason Fann, 28, of Plains who was killed in the line of duty in a car accident, while responding to an accident call on August 5, 2017 around 6 p.m. on State Highway 214. 

    The Yoakum County Sheriff’s Office will have funeral services for Deputy Jason Fann, 28, of Plains who was killed in the line of duty in a car accident, while responding to an accident call on August 5, 2017 around 6 p.m. on State Highway 214. 

  • Texas Air Museum keeps war artifacts flying in Slaton

    Texas Air Museum keeps war artifacts flying in Slaton

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:53:50 GMT
    Texas Air Museum (Source: KCBD)Texas Air Museum (Source: KCBD)

    Planes and other artifacts that found their use in several of the world’s biggest conflicts rest and still fly at the Texas Air Museum in Slaton.

    Planes and other artifacts that found their use in several of the world’s biggest conflicts rest and still fly at the Texas Air Museum in Slaton.

  • Have you Heard of the Macaroni and Cheese Lady?

    Have you Heard of the Macaroni and Cheese Lady?

    Friday, August 11 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-08-11 20:06:29 GMT
    Joanne Lancaster, the Macaroni and Cheese lady (Source: KCBD)Joanne Lancaster, the Macaroni and Cheese lady (Source: KCBD)

    Good home cooking is a given in small towns. And every once in a while, you find someone who has made a certain dish famous in that community. That's the case in Slaton, Texas.  That’s where we were told by several people, "Oh, you have to talk to the 'macaroni and cheese lady.'" 

    Good home cooking is a given in small towns. And every once in a while, you find someone who has made a certain dish famous in that community. That's the case in Slaton, Texas.  That’s where we were told by several people, "Oh, you have to talk to the 'macaroni and cheese lady.'" 

  • 4ORE! Golf set to open today

    4ORE! Golf set to open today

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:29:49 GMT
    4ORE! Golf (Source: Jenna Siffringer KCBD)4ORE! Golf (Source: Jenna Siffringer KCBD)

    For the past nine months, 4ORE Golf has been under construction. Today that will change, as they announced they will open their doors to the public at 5 p.m. 

    For the past nine months, 4ORE Golf has been under construction. Today that will change, as they announced they will open their doors to the public at 5 p.m. 

  • Cause of Abernathy Police Chief's termination revealed

    Cause of Abernathy Police Chief's termination revealed

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:22 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:22:28 GMT
    Former Abernathy Police Chief Cameron Bowman (Source: Abernathy city website)Former Abernathy Police Chief Cameron Bowman (Source: Abernathy city website)

    The Abernathy City Council voted unanimously to terminate Police Chief Cameron Bowman on Thursday night. Bowman was suspended without pay on Monday. 

    The Abernathy City Council voted unanimously to terminate Police Chief Cameron Bowman on Thursday night. Bowman was suspended without pay on Monday. 

  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane blocked off near west 19th Street

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane blocked off near west 19th Street

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:11 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:11:14 GMT
    An SUV sits on 19th Street after a two car collisions. Traffic has been reduced to one lane and there is no word yet on any injuries. (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)An SUV sits on 19th Street after a two car collisions. Traffic has been reduced to one lane and there is no word yet on any injuries. (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)

    A two SUV collision has caused a traffic delay on West 19th Street near Covenant Hospital. 

    A two SUV collision has caused a traffic delay on West 19th Street near Covenant Hospital. 

  • Plans for new city park in Slaton

    Plans for new city park in Slaton

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:07 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:07:36 GMT

    Slaton is getting a new family oriented park. The city's $1 million grant was approved and they will break ground in September. The park will be built in two phases. 

    Slaton is getting a new family oriented park. The city's $1 million grant was approved and they will break ground in September. The park will be built in two phases. 

  • West Texas gems attract worldwide visitors to Slaton

    West Texas gems attract worldwide visitors to Slaton

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:06:43 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    Hop on Highway 84 and eventually, you'll hit the little City of Slaton. And in that little city, you'll find two very big names. Klemke's and Slaton Bakery, share more than just this corner, but nationwide recognition as West Texas Gems. 

    Hop on Highway 84 and eventually, you'll hit the little City of Slaton. And in that little city, you'll find two very big names. Klemke's and Slaton Bakery, share more than just this corner, but nationwide recognition as West Texas Gems. 

  • Harvey House offers unique stay in Slaton

    Harvey House offers unique stay in Slaton

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:05 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:05:24 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    If you're looking for a place to stay here in Slaton, look no further than the Harvey House Bed and Breakfast. The Fred Harvey company first opened the Harvey House in 1912 and operated as a railroad side restaurant until the 40s. 

    If you're looking for a place to stay here in Slaton, look no further than the Harvey House Bed and Breakfast. The Fred Harvey company first opened the Harvey House in 1912 and operated as a railroad side restaurant until the 40s. 

  • Tornado safe buildings coming to Slaton

    Tornado safe buildings coming to Slaton

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:05 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:05:02 GMT

    The Slaton Independent School District will have safer buildings come next storm season. Julie Becker is the Slaton Superintendent and says the school district needs more classroom space. Instead of building regular facilities they decided to pay a little extra and make them tornado safe as well. 

    The Slaton Independent School District will have safer buildings come next storm season. Julie Becker is the Slaton Superintendent and says the school district needs more classroom space. Instead of building regular facilities they decided to pay a little extra and make them tornado safe as well. 

  • Slaton superintendent named superintendent of the year finalist

    Slaton superintendent named superintendent of the year finalist

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:03:55 GMT

    The superintendent of the Slaton Independent School District, Julee Becker, has been named a finalist for Superintendent of the year. 

    The superintendent of the Slaton Independent School District, Julee Becker, has been named a finalist for Superintendent of the year. 

  • Slaton, TX facts and economic drivers

    Slaton, TX facts and economic drivers

    Friday, August 11 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-08-11 18:51:42 GMT
    Slaton, TX (Souarce: KCBD)Slaton, TX (Souarce: KCBD)

    Slaton, TX was founded when the Santa Fe Railroad sent W.B. Storey Junior from Chicago to establish a townsite as a point to service trains. The company bought the town site in 1911 and designed its street pattern after the layout of Washington D.C.

    Slaton, TX was founded when the Santa Fe Railroad sent W.B. Storey Junior from Chicago to establish a townsite as a point to service trains. The company bought the town site in 1911 and designed its street pattern after the layout of Washington D.C.

  • DPS responding to fatal crash on US 84 & FM 2641

    DPS responding to fatal crash on US 84 & FM 2641

    Friday, August 11 2017 10:59 AM EDT2017-08-11 14:59:53 GMT
    Accident Investigators on scene of fatal crash on Hwy 84 (Source: KCBD)Accident Investigators on scene of fatal crash on Hwy 84 (Source: KCBD)

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is responding to a fatal crash on US 84 and FM 2641. A van pulling a trailer traveling east bound on US 84 was struck by a pickup traveling south east on FM 2641.

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is responding to a fatal crash on US 84 and FM 2641. A van pulling a trailer traveling east bound on US 84 was struck by a pickup traveling south east on FM 2641.

  • Floydada proud to be Pumpkin Capital USA

    Floydada proud to be Pumpkin Capital USA

    Assiter Punkin Ranch (Source: KCBD)Assiter Punkin Ranch (Source: KCBD)

    If you were to drive down the streets of Floydada, you may think the town started decorating for Halloween a little bit early.

    If you were to drive down the streets of Floydada, you may think the town started decorating for Halloween a little bit early.

  • Mayor calls for problem solving sessions after hearing citizen complaints about high utility bills

    Mayor calls for problem solving sessions after hearing citizen complaints about high utility bills

    Thursday, August 10 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-08-11 02:30:52 GMT
    Residents expressed concerns over high utility bills to the city council (source: KCBD video)Residents expressed concerns over high utility bills to the city council (source: KCBD video)

    Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope called for more one-on-one discussions after listening to citizen concerns about high utility bills on Thursday.

    Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope called for more one-on-one discussions after listening to citizen concerns about high utility bills on Thursday.

  • Breaking

    Abernathy police chief terminated for cause

    Abernathy police chief terminated for cause

    Thursday, August 10 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-08-11 01:24:54 GMT
    Former Abernathy Police Chief Cameron Bowman (Source: Abernathy city website)Former Abernathy Police Chief Cameron Bowman (Source: Abernathy city website)

    The Abernathy City Council voted unanimously to terminate Police Chief Cameron Bowman on Thursday night.

    The Abernathy City Council voted unanimously to terminate Police Chief Cameron Bowman on Thursday night.

  • Texas Tax Free weekend runs Aug. 11 through Aug. 13

    Texas Tax Free weekend runs Aug. 11 through Aug. 13

    Thursday, August 10 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-08-10 22:04:20 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    Aug. 11 through 13 is Tax Free Weekend in Texas. Clothes, shoes, school supplies, and backpacks under $100 are tax free.

    Aug. 11 through 13 is Tax Free Weekend in Texas. Clothes, shoes, school supplies, and backpacks under $100 are tax free.

  • LSO searching for members of Rolling 60's Crips Gang

    LSO searching for members of Rolling 60's Crips Gang

    The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office is asking for public help in locating Darnisha Unique Gibbs and Teon Laqume Briley.

    The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office is asking for public help in locating Darnisha Unique Gibbs and Teon Laqume Briley.

  • Floyd County: ideal spot for wind turbines

    Floyd County: ideal spot for wind turbines

    Thursday, August 10 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-08-10 20:35:12 GMT
    Floydada wind turbines (Source: KCBD Video)Floydada wind turbines (Source: KCBD Video)

    It's a common sight in Floyd County, where wind turbines line the Caprock.

    It's a common sight in Floyd County, where wind turbines line the Caprock.

  • History of Floydada, Pumpkin Capital of Texas

    History of Floydada, Pumpkin Capital of Texas

    Thursday, August 10 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-08-10 20:32:11 GMT
    Floydada Pumpkin Capital Sign (Source: KCBD Video)Floydada Pumpkin Capital Sign (Source: KCBD Video)

    Floydada is the pumpkin capital of the United States. Pumpkins bring in big money, both as a major crop and as a reason to have a big party every year that draws thousands of people to the community.

    Floydada is the pumpkin capital of the United States. Pumpkins bring in big money, both as a major crop and as a reason to have a big party every year that draws thousands of people to the community.

  • Hardy's Classic Cars houses iconic automobiles in Floydada

    Hardy's Classic Cars houses iconic automobiles in Floydada

    Thursday, August 10 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-08-10 18:00:43 GMT
    Hardy's Classic Cars (Source: KCBD)Hardy's Classic Cars (Source: KCBD)

    Time stands still at Hardy’s Classic Cars in Floydada, where you can find vintage automobiles that once traveled the streets of Floydada and the world.

    Time stands still at Hardy’s Classic Cars in Floydada, where you can find vintage automobiles that once traveled the streets of Floydada and the world.

  • Floyd County museum reveals evidence of Path of Coronado in West Texas

    Floyd County museum reveals evidence of Path of Coronado in West Texas

    Thursday, August 10 2017 11:44 AM EDT2017-08-10 15:44:59 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    It was an exploration that began in the 1500's and has left its’ mark on a local town. The Path of Francisco Vazquez de Coronado stretches from Mexico to modern day Kansas. Now a local museum is saying that there is proof that a stop was also made here in West Texas. 

    It was an exploration that began in the 1500's and has left its’ mark on a local town. The Path of Francisco Vazquez de Coronado stretches from Mexico to modern day Kansas. Now a local museum is saying that there is proof that a stop was also made here in West Texas. 

  • Floydada ISD gets new campus

    Floydada ISD gets new campus

    Thursday, August 10 2017 11:43 AM EDT2017-08-10 15:43:02 GMT

    Floydada Independent Schools are getting a secondary campus, all thanks to the local wind farms. The nearly $48 million bond that passed will bring new labs for the high school along with a new football stadium, new softball and baseball fields, and a new transportation facility. 

    Floydada Independent Schools are getting a secondary campus, all thanks to the local wind farms. The nearly $48 million bond that passed will bring new labs for the high school along with a new football stadium, new softball and baseball fields, and a new transportation facility. 

  • Bicycle lanes officially open on Broadway St.

    Bicycle lanes officially open on Broadway St.

    Thursday, August 10 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-08-10 15:39:10 GMT
    Bike lanes open on Broadway Street (Source: KCBD)Bike lanes open on Broadway Street (Source: KCBD)

    A ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the new bicycle lanes on Broadway Street was held on Thursday, August 10.

    A ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the new bicycle lanes on Broadway Street was held on Thursday, August 10.

  • Neighborhood streets flooded by water tower at 74th & Genoa

    Neighborhood streets flooded by water tower at 74th & Genoa

    Thursday, August 10 2017 10:15 AM EDT2017-08-10 14:15:17 GMT
    Source: Caleb Holder, KCBDSource: Caleb Holder, KCBD

    Neighborhood streets and parts of Frankford Avenue flooded on Wednesday night when an overflow valve at the water tower started expelling water at high pressure.

    Neighborhood streets and parts of Frankford Avenue flooded on Wednesday night when an overflow valve at the water tower started expelling water at high pressure.

  • World War II veterans share friendship of a lifetime in Denver City

    World War II veterans share friendship of a lifetime in Denver City

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-08-10 03:25:15 GMT
    Giles Lee and Lt. Warren "Paul" New (Source: KCBD Video)Giles Lee and Lt. Warren "Paul" New (Source: KCBD Video)

    Karin went to Shinnery Oaks looking for a story. She left with an image she will never forget. With matching caps and matching wheelchairs side by side, this forever friendship formed, 72 years after service to the flag.

    Karin went to Shinnery Oaks looking for a story. She left with an image she will never forget. With matching caps and matching wheelchairs side by side, this forever friendship formed, 72 years after service to the flag.

  • City working to educate residents about new bike lanes downtown

    City working to educate residents about new bike lanes downtown

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-08-10 02:52:33 GMT
    The new bike lanes are on Broadway Street running from University to MLK (source: KCBD video)The new bike lanes are on Broadway Street running from University to MLK (source: KCBD video)

    Thursday morning is the ribbon cutting for the new bicycle lanes on Broadway, and a video we shared on our KCBD Facebook page shows just how much that education is needed.

    Thursday morning is the ribbon cutting for the new bicycle lanes on Broadway, and a video we shared on our KCBD Facebook page shows just how much that education is needed.

  • Purple Heart recipient honored with Distinguished Service Award

    Purple Heart recipient honored with Distinguished Service Award

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-08-10 02:39:32 GMT

    Retired Staff Sargent Shilo Harris was honored for his career in the military on Wednesday, a career which ended after his armored vehicle was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device.

    Retired Staff Sargent Shilo Harris was honored for his career in the military on Wednesday, a career which ended after his armored vehicle was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device.

  • Services set for Seagraves Deputy Jason Fann, killed in Yoakum County crash

    Services set for Seagraves Deputy Jason Fann, killed in Yoakum County crash

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-08-10 00:24:25 GMT
    Jason Fann (Source: Cochran County Constable's Office Facebook)Jason Fann (Source: Cochran County Constable's Office Facebook)

    Services have been set for police officer and Sheriff's Deputy Jason Fann, who was killed Saturday while responding to a call in Yoakum County. 

    Services have been set for police officer and Sheriff's Deputy Jason Fann, who was killed Saturday while responding to a call in Yoakum County. 

  • Big renovations planned for Denver City High School

    Big renovations planned for Denver City High School

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-08-09 23:18:16 GMT
    Plans for the new Denver City High School (source: KCBD video)Plans for the new Denver City High School (source: KCBD video)

    This time next year, high schoolers in Denver City will walk into a brand new, state of the art building.

    This time next year, high schoolers in Denver City will walk into a brand new, state of the art building.

  • Texas Tech gets new Honors College Residence Hall

    Texas Tech gets new Honors College Residence Hall

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-08-09 22:08:06 GMT

    Red Raiders in the honors program now have a new housing option on campus. 

    Red Raiders in the honors program now have a new housing option on campus. 

  • Denver City company helps clean up state tire problem

    Denver City company helps clean up state tire problem

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-08-09 21:20:17 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    A tire disposal company in Denver City is making an economic and environmental impact for the people it serves. 

    A tire disposal company in Denver City is making an economic and environmental impact for the people it serves. 

  • New renovations at Lynn County Courthouse

    New renovations at Lynn County Courthouse

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-08-09 21:18:41 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    Improvements to the Lynn County Courthouse have been a long time coming. 

    Improvements to the Lynn County Courthouse have been a long time coming. 

  • LPD VIDEO: Lawnmower theft caught on camera

    LPD VIDEO: Lawnmower theft caught on camera

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-08-09 17:51:23 GMT
    Video provided by Lubbock Police DepartmentVideo provided by Lubbock Police Department

    Lubbock police are searching for a man caught on camera stealing a lawnmower from the 8200 block of Avenue W back on July 29.

    Lubbock police are searching for a man caught on camera stealing a lawnmower from the 8200 block of Avenue W back on July 29.

  • Denver City Memorial honors all natives killed in action

    Denver City Memorial honors all natives killed in action

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-08-09 16:58:26 GMT
    Denver City Memorial (Source: KCBD)Denver City Memorial (Source: KCBD)

    Originally established in the late 1960’s, a memorial in Denver City honors those who have given their lives for our country. 

    Originally established in the late 1960’s, a memorial in Denver City honors those who have given their lives for our country. 

  • Denver City hosts tamale festival

    Denver City hosts tamale festival

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-08-09 16:56:13 GMT

    Denver City is spicing things up this year with their first ever tamale festival. The festival will take place December 1st and 2nd and will include different activities each day.

    Denver City is spicing things up this year with their first ever tamale festival. The festival will take place December 1st and 2nd and will include different activities each day.

  • Denver City's economy continues to grow despite oil slump

    Denver City's economy continues to grow despite oil slump

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-08-09 16:55:23 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    Denver City relies heavily on oil but despite the slump the city says they are plugging ahead and making progress. 

    Denver City relies heavily on oil but despite the slump the city says they are plugging ahead and making progress. 

  • Denver City Museum holds small town's history

    Denver City Museum holds small town's history

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-08-09 16:53:50 GMT
    Denver City Museum (Source: KCBD)Denver City Museum (Source: KCBD)

    Located in the Center of Denver City, a tiny museum holds the small town's history. Started by a group of ladies in the 1970's, the museum was originally housed in one room of the elementary school, but through hard work and determination was eventually able to open in an entire wing of the school. 

    Located in the Center of Denver City, a tiny museum holds the small town's history. Started by a group of ladies in the 1970's, the museum was originally housed in one room of the elementary school, but through hard work and determination was eventually able to open in an entire wing of the school. 

  • Denver City economic boom

    Denver City economic boom

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-08-09 16:51:41 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    Denver City relies heavily on oil, but despite the ebbs and flows of the business, the city says they are plugging ahead and making progress. 

    Denver City relies heavily on oil, but despite the ebbs and flows of the business, the city says they are plugging ahead and making progress. 

  • Denver City, TX history and economic drivers

    Denver City, TX history and economic drivers

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-08-09 16:47:03 GMT
    Denver City, Texas (Source: KCBD)Denver City, Texas (Source: KCBD)

    Denver City was the last town in Texas established solely on the discovery of oil, and it is also the third stop in the 2017 Live Community Coverage Tour. 

    Denver City was the last town in Texas established solely on the discovery of oil, and it is also the third stop in the 2017 Live Community Coverage Tour. 

  • Judge approves temporary relocation of 1,000 hot prisoners

    Judge approves temporary relocation of 1,000 hot prisoners

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 12:17 PM EDT2017-08-09 16:17:31 GMT
    Prison staff and inmates move through the Darrington Unit's main hallway on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.  (Source: Jolie McCullough / The Texas Tribune)Prison staff and inmates move through the Darrington Unit's main hallway on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (Source: Jolie McCullough / The Texas Tribune)

    Starting Wednesday morning, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will begin moving more than 1,000 inmates from one hot Texas prison to 11 different air-conditioned facilities for the rest of the summer.

    Starting Wednesday morning, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will begin moving more than 1,000 inmates from one hot Texas prison to 11 different air-conditioned facilities for the rest of the summer.

  • With 8 days left in special session, Texas House and Senate remain far apart

    With 8 days left in special session, Texas House and Senate remain far apart

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-08-09 16:13:20 GMT
    House Speaker Joe Straus (left) and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.  (Source: Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune)House Speaker Joe Straus (left) and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. (Source: Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune)

    by Morgan Smith, Jim Malewitz and Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Aug. 8, 2017 Eight days away from the deadline to approve bills, the prognosis for Gov. Greg Abbott’s 20-item special session agenda is murky at best.

    by Morgan Smith, Jim Malewitz and Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Aug. 8, 2017 Eight days away from the deadline to approve bills, the prognosis for Gov. Greg Abbott’s 20-item special session agenda is murky at best.

  • Boil water notice for Tahoka lifted

    Boil water notice for Tahoka lifted

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 12:08 PM EDT2017-08-09 16:08:27 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    A large crack was discovered in the main water line for Tahoka on Monday and the water was shut off. A boil water notice was issued, but officials have been given the "all-clear" and the water is safe to drink.

    A large crack was discovered in the main water line for Tahoka on Monday and the water was shut off. A boil water notice was issued, but officials have been given the "all-clear" and the water is safe to drink.

  • Police identify man charged in Sunday shooting near Clapp Park

    Police identify man charged in Sunday shooting near Clapp Park

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 12:05 PM EDT2017-08-09 16:05:31 GMT
    Donovan Acy **Note: Police say this is not his current mugshot (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)Donovan Acy **Note: Police say this is not his current mugshot (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

    According to police, Donavan Acy, 29, is now charged with aggravated assault in connection with the Sunday morning shooting that sent one woman to the hospital. 

    According to police, Donavan Acy, 29, is now charged with aggravated assault in connection with the Sunday morning shooting that sent one woman to the hospital. 

  • The Spur Dickens County Museum

    The Spur Dickens County Museum

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 7:35 PM EDT2017-08-08 23:35:25 GMT
    The Spur Dickens County Museum (source: KCBD video)The Spur Dickens County Museum (source: KCBD video)

    While you’re visiting Spur, you can learn the history of how the town came about by stopping in the Spur Dickens County Museum. Growing up in Dickens County, Harry Bob Martin knows the history of the area like the back of his hand. He took us on a tour of the Spur Dickens County Museum which highlights the creation of Spur. 

    While you’re visiting Spur, you can learn the history of how the town came about by stopping in the Spur Dickens County Museum. Growing up in Dickens County, Harry Bob Martin knows the history of the area like the back of his hand. He took us on a tour of the Spur Dickens County Museum which highlights the creation of Spur. 

  • Spur community growing after passing resolution to allow tiny homes

    Spur community growing after passing resolution to allow tiny homes

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-08-08 23:14:02 GMT
    Source: KCBDSource: KCBD

    Across the country, people are opting for a more simplistic lifestyle, turning over the keys to their two plus bedroom homes to join the tiny house movement. Permitting roadblocks however, are creating inconvenience in this quest for simplicity. However, a resolution in Spur, Texas has created a clear path, which is now drawing people in from all over the world. 

    Across the country, people are opting for a more simplistic lifestyle, turning over the keys to their two plus bedroom homes to join the tiny house movement. Permitting roadblocks however, are creating inconvenience in this quest for simplicity. However, a resolution in Spur, Texas has created a clear path, which is now drawing people in from all over the world. 

  • BREAKING

    Police identify victim in fatal bicycle hit-and-run

    Police identify victim in fatal bicycle hit-and-run

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-08-08 22:42:21 GMT
    (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)(Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)

    A bicyclist is in the hospital after being injured in a hit and run early Tuesday morning. It happened around 2:20 Tuesday morning at South Loop 289 and University. Police say the bicyclist was riding in the outside lane of the westbound access road just east of University by Gene Messer Volkswagen.  Officers say the pickup truck hit the man riding the bike and fled the scene. Another can ran over the bicycle, but not the rider.  A nearby police officer heard the accident...

    Accident Investigators with the Lubbock Police Department are investigating a fatal crash early this morning on the westbound access road of South Loop 289 near University Avenue. At approximately 2:20 a.m., an officer was patrolling a car dealership near the Loop and University when he heard a loud noise that sounded like a vehicle collision. 

  • Spur's Palace Theater will soon re-open

    Spur's Palace Theater will soon re-open

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-08-08 22:35:58 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    A downtown classic is undergoing a renovation and will be openings its doors to the public in October.  

    A downtown classic is undergoing a renovation and will be openings its doors to the public in October.  

  • Spur, Texas history and economic drivers

    Spur, Texas history and economic drivers

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-08-08 22:34:15 GMT
    Spur, TX (Source: KCBD)Spur, TX (Source: KCBD)

    Spur, TX was established in 1909 and is named after the famous Spur Ranch, which once included the site where the city was built. 

    Spur, TX was established in 1909 and is named after the famous Spur Ranch, which once included the site where the city was built. 

  • Father indicted after helping son hide after murder

    Father indicted after helping son hide after murder

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-08-08 21:54:33 GMT
    Adrian Constancio (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)Adrian Constancio (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

    A Lubbock County grand jury indicted 39-year-old Adrian Constancio for helping his son hide after he allegedly committed a murder on July 4. 

    A Lubbock County grand jury indicted 39-year-old Adrian Constancio for helping his son hide after he allegedly committed a murder on July 4. 

  • Stephen Buckley Jr. indicted on murder charges

    Stephen Buckley Jr. indicted on murder charges

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-08-08 21:09:24 GMT
    Stephen Joseph Buckley (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)Stephen Joseph Buckley (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

    A grand jury has indicted 26-year-old Stephen Buckley Jr. on a murder charge related to a shooting on July 11 at Wagner Park near Elgin Avenue. 

    A grand jury has indicted 26-year-old Stephen Buckley Jr. on a murder charge related to a shooting on July 11 at Wagner Park near Elgin Avenue. 

  • Dance Away Diabetes Fundraiser happening Aug. 8

    Dance Away Diabetes Fundraiser happening Aug. 8

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-08-08 20:39:20 GMT

    There are several upcoming events benefiting the American Diabetes Association. First Bank and Trust is kicking off the fundraisers with an event on the Abuelo's patio. The event will take place on Tuesday, August 8 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.

    There are several upcoming events benefiting the American Diabetes Association. First Bank and Trust is kicking off the fundraisers with an event on the Abuelo's patio. The event will take place on Tuesday, August 8 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.

  • Abernathy Police Chief suspended without pay

    Abernathy Police Chief suspended without pay

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 1:25 PM EDT2017-08-08 17:25:21 GMT
    Cameron Bowman (Source: Abernathy Police Department website)Cameron Bowman (Source: Abernathy Police Department website)

    The City of Abernathy suspended Police Chief Cameron Bowman without pay just before 8 a.m. Monday. 

    The City of Abernathy suspended Police Chief Cameron Bowman without pay just before 8 a.m. Monday. 

  • United to host school supply drive for Lubbock schools Aug. 9 – Aug. 20

    United to host school supply drive for Lubbock schools Aug. 9 – Aug. 20

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 11:59 AM EDT2017-08-08 15:59:46 GMT

    The United Family® is again partnering with Lubbock-area school districts to host a school supply drive for local students in need. From Aug. 9 through Aug. 20, guests are encouraged to purchase school supplies and drop them into barrels located near the entrance of any United Supermarkets, Market Street or Amigos location in Lubbock and Slaton. 

    The United Family® is again partnering with Lubbock-area school districts to host a school supply drive for local students in need. From Aug. 9 through Aug. 20, guests are encouraged to purchase school supplies and drop them into barrels located near the entrance of any United Supermarkets, Market Street or Amigos location in Lubbock and Slaton. 

  • Tiny houses inspire lofts in downtown Spur

    Tiny houses inspire lofts in downtown Spur

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 11:16 AM EDT2017-08-08 15:16:22 GMT

    The City of Spur is the first town in America to welcome tiny houses. David Alsbury started the tiny house movement and it has inspired others to not only take advantage of the cheap living costs but also give the buildings downtown a makeover. 

    The City of Spur is the first town in America to welcome tiny houses. David Alsbury started the tiny house movement and it has inspired others to not only take advantage of the cheap living costs but also give the buildings downtown a makeover. 

  • Friends remember Yoakum County Sheriff's Deputy Jason Fann

    Friends remember Yoakum County Sheriff's Deputy Jason Fann

    Monday, August 7 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-08-07 22:42:30 GMT
    Jason Fann (Source: Facebook)Jason Fann (Source: Facebook)

    Communities in and around Yoakum County are mourning the loss of a friend and public servant.

    Communities in and around Yoakum County are mourning the loss of a friend and public servant.

  • LFR investigating fire at Hayashi Midtown

    LFR investigating fire at Hayashi Midtown

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 10:30 AM EDT2017-08-08 14:30:28 GMT
    (Source: Jenna Siffringer, KCBD)(Source: Jenna Siffringer, KCBD)
    Lubbock Fire Rescue responded a fire at Hayashi Midtown on 19th Street sometime around 8:00 Tuesday morning. At least three firetrucks and several police cars were on the scene. A burned set of chairs and a table were pulled from the restaurant and could be seen sitting outside.  Firefighters taped off the area surrounding the restaurant while they evaluate the scene. Firefighters could be seen entering through the front and the back of Hayashi Midtown. The Lubbock Fire Rescue...
    Lubbock Fire Rescue responded a fire at Hayashi Midtown on 19th Street sometime around 8:00 Tuesday morning. At least three firetrucks and several police cars were on the scene. A burned set of chairs and a table were pulled from the restaurant and could be seen sitting outside.  Firefighters taped off the area surrounding the restaurant while they evaluate the scene. Firefighters could be seen entering through the front and the back of Hayashi Midtown. The Lubbock Fire Rescue...
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident involving milk truck, pickup at 34th & Inler

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident involving milk truck, pickup at 34th & Inler

    Monday, August 7 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-08-08 00:12:37 GMT
    Source: Caleb Holder, KCBDSource: Caleb Holder, KCBD

    Southbound traffic on Inler is blocked after a collision that happened around 6:30 p.m. involving a white pickup and a milk truck. No word on injuries at this time.

    Southbound traffic on Inler is blocked after a collision that happened around 6:30 p.m. involving a white pickup and a milk truck. No word on injuries at this time.

  • Plainview Crimestoppers offering reward for robbery info

    Plainview Crimestoppers offering reward for robbery info

    Monday, August 7 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-08-07 21:32:35 GMT
    Source: Plainview Crime StoppersSource: Plainview Crime Stoppers

    Plainview Crimestoppers are offering a reward of up to $750 for anyone with information that will lead to the arrest of the people responsible for robbing CEFCO overnight on Aug. 6.

    Plainview Crimestoppers are offering a reward of up to $750 for anyone with information that will lead to the arrest of the people responsible for robbing CEFCO overnight on Aug. 6.

  • 3 vehicles, apartment window damaged by gunshots

    3 vehicles, apartment window damaged by gunshots

    Monday, August 7 2017 1:08 PM EDT2017-08-07 17:08:17 GMT
    (Source: Raycom)(Source: Raycom)

    Three vehicles and an apartment window were damaged by gunshots just before midnight on Saturday. The Lubbock Police Department received multiple calls of shots fired in the parking lot of the Metropolitan Apartments, which is in the 6400 block of Albany Ave. 

    Three vehicles and an apartment window were damaged by gunshots just before midnight on Saturday. The Lubbock Police Department received multiple calls of shots fired in the parking lot of the Metropolitan Apartments, which is in the 6400 block of Albany Ave. 

  • Keesler AFB returns to normal; Search for armed man continues in Gulfport

    Keesler AFB returns to normal; Search for armed man continues in Gulfport

    Monday, August 7 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-08-07 16:57:00 GMT
    (Photo source: File)(Photo source: File)

    Keesler Air Force Base is back to normal operations after a massive search for an armed retiree. Base officials believe the man is no longer on base, but the search for him is still underway in Gulfport. 

    Keesler Air Force Base is back to normal operations after a massive search for an armed retiree. Base officials believe the man is no longer on base, but the search for him is still underway in Gulfport. 

  • Man injured in drive-by shooting near 50th and Elgin Ave.

    Man injured in drive-by shooting near 50th and Elgin Ave.

    Monday, August 7 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-08-07 16:49:20 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    At approximately 3:30 Monday morning, Lubbock police officers responded to a house near 36th Street and Elgin Avenue after a man was shot in the leg. 

    At approximately 3:30 Monday morning, Lubbock police officers responded to a house near 36th Street and Elgin Avenue after a man was shot in the leg. 

  • Last day to swim at municipal pools: August 12, 2017

    Last day to swim at municipal pools: August 12, 2017

    Monday, August 7 2017 12:01 PM EDT2017-08-07 16:01:40 GMT
    (Source: KCBD File Photo)(Source: KCBD File Photo)

    With summer winding down, the Parks and Recreation Department will be closing all City pools for the swim season on Sunday, August 13, 2017, with the exception of Montelongo Pool for K-9 Splashfest. 

    With summer winding down, the Parks and Recreation Department will be closing all City pools for the swim season on Sunday, August 13, 2017, with the exception of Montelongo Pool for K-9 Splashfest. 

  • Lubbock Parks and Recreation hosts annual K9 Splashfest

    Lubbock Parks and Recreation hosts annual K9 Splashfest

    Monday, August 7 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-08-07 15:58:06 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    Calling all dogs! Montelongo Pool will be hosting the K-9 SplashFest on Sunday, August 13, 2017, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Sponsored by Parks and Recreation, this popular event allows people and their dogs to swim together in Montelongo Pool. 

    Calling all dogs! Montelongo Pool will be hosting the K-9 SplashFest on Sunday, August 13, 2017, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Sponsored by Parks and Recreation, this popular event allows people and their dogs to swim together in Montelongo Pool. 

  • Police identify victim of shooting near Clapp Park

    Police identify victim of shooting near Clapp Park

    Monday, August 7 2017 11:15 AM EDT2017-08-07 15:15:57 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    Police have identified a woman who was injured during a shooting near Clapp Park on Sunday. 

    Police have identified a woman who was injured during a shooting near Clapp Park on Sunday. 

  • Texas Tech honors Purple Heart recipients

    Texas Tech honors Purple Heart recipients

    Monday, August 7 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-08-07 15:03:43 GMT
    (Source: Jenna Siffringer, KCBD)(Source: Jenna Siffringer, KCBD)
    Today Texas Tech University is honoring area Purple Heart recipients for Purple Heart Day.  Texas Tech University's Military & Veterans Programs and Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 0-900 honored nine campus recipients and 55 local area Purple Heart recipients at their Purple Heart Recognition Ceremony at Memorial Circle Monday morning. The Purple Heart flag will be flown on campus all day. The chapter president says this is a way to recognize not just those who h...
    Today Texas Tech University is honoring area Purple Heart recipients for Purple Heart Day.  Texas Tech University's Military & Veterans Programs and Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 0-900 honored nine campus recipients and 55 local area Purple Heart recipients at their Purple Heart Recognition Ceremony at Memorial Circle Monday morning. The Purple Heart flag will be flown on campus all day. The chapter president says this is a way to recognize not just those who h...
  • Abilene officer killed, 2 others injured in crash on I-20

    Abilene officer killed, 2 others injured in crash on I-20

    Monday, August 7 2017 12:58 AM EDT2017-08-07 04:58:28 GMT

    Detective Elise Ybarra, age 33, sustained fatal injuries in the crash and died at the scene. Detectives Chris Milliorn and Robert Collins were transported by ambulance to Hendrick Medical Center where both are still being evaluated by medical staff.

    Detective Elise Ybarra, age 33, sustained fatal injuries in the crash and died at the scene. Detectives Chris Milliorn and Robert Collins were transported by ambulance to Hendrick Medical Center where both are still being evaluated by medical staff.

  • Seagraves police officer dead after responding to call in Yoakum County

    Seagraves police officer dead after responding to call in Yoakum County

    Sunday, August 6 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-08-07 00:45:22 GMT
    © Jason Fann (Source: Cochran County Constable's Office Facebook)© Jason Fann (Source: Cochran County Constable's Office Facebook)

    Jason Fann, a member of the Seagraves Police Department and Yoakum County Deputy Sheriff, was killed in a crash while responding to a call.

    Jason Fann, a member of the Seagraves Police Department and Yoakum County Deputy Sheriff, was killed in a crash while responding to a call.

  • Missing sailor identified as Lubbock High grad Lt. Steven Hopkins

    Missing sailor identified as Lubbock High grad Lt. Steven Hopkins

    Sunday, August 6 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-08-06 20:13:00 GMT
    Lt. Steven D. Hopkins, USN (Source: U.S. Navy photo)Lt. Steven D. Hopkins, USN (Source: U.S. Navy photo)

    The sailor who went missing from a destroyer in the Philippines on Aug. 1 has been identified as 2005 Lubbock High School graduate Lt. Steven Hopkins.

    The sailor who went missing from a destroyer in the Philippines on Aug. 1 has been identified as 2005 Lubbock High School graduate Lt. Steven Hopkins.

  • LPD: Woman injured in early morning shooting near Clapp Park

    LPD: Woman injured in early morning shooting near Clapp Park

    Sunday, August 6 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-08-06 16:37:57 GMT
    42nd & T early Sunday morning (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)42nd & T early Sunday morning (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)

    A woman is in the hospital after suffering a gunshot wound early Sunday morning near Clapp Park.

    A woman is in the hospital after suffering a gunshot wound early Sunday morning near Clapp Park.

  • Building fully engulfed after Levelland fire

    Building fully engulfed after Levelland fire

    Saturday, August 5 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-08-06 01:03:33 GMT
    A building burns after it caught fire after 3 p.m. Aug. 5, near Levelland. (Source: Levelland Fire Department)A building burns after it caught fire after 3 p.m. Aug. 5, near Levelland. (Source: Levelland Fire Department)

    A building near the 3200 block of Farm to Market State Road 300 near Levelland was fully engulfed in flames after a fire Saturday at around 3 p.m.

    A building near the 3200 block of Farm to Market State Road 300 near Levelland was fully engulfed in flames after a fire Saturday at around 3 p.m.

  • 1 dead, 3 critically injured in Scurry County crash, DPS identifies all involved

    1 dead, 3 critically injured in Scurry County crash, DPS identifies all involved

    Saturday, August 5 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-08-05 23:47:55 GMT
    (Source: Snyder Daily News)(Source: Snyder Daily News)

    Three people are in critical condition and one has died after a semi crashed into a pickup in Scurry County on Thursday afternoon. DPS tells us it happened around 1:30 p.m. about 13 miles north of Snyder. 

    Three people are in critical condition and one has died after a semi crashed into a pickup in Scurry County on Thursday afternoon. DPS tells us it happened around 1:30 p.m. about 13 miles north of Snyder. 

  • Former Texas Gov. Mark White dies

    Former Texas Gov. Mark White dies

    Saturday, August 5 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-08-05 20:59:38 GMT
    Official portrait of Gov. Mark White (Source: Texas Political Project)Official portrait of Gov. Mark White (Source: Texas Political Project)

    Mark White, one of the last conservative Texas democrat governors, has died.

    Mark White, one of the last conservative Texas democrat governors, has died.

  • Plans to bring a Purple Heart Monument to Lubbock

    Plans to bring a Purple Heart Monument to Lubbock

    Friday, August 4 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-08-05 03:00:42 GMT

    The 0900 chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart is working to bring a new way to honor Purple Heart recipients on the South Plains. 

    The 0900 chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart is working to bring a new way to honor Purple Heart recipients on the South Plains. 

  • Hazmat responds to train derailment in East Lubbock

    Hazmat responds to train derailment in East Lubbock

    Friday, August 4 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-08-05 00:45:35 GMT
    Train derails in East Lubbock (Source: KCBD)Train derails in East Lubbock (Source: KCBD)

    A hazmat team has been called to the railroad at Pyco Industries Rail after a train car derailment on East 34th Street and Juniper Ave. 

    A hazmat team has been called to the railroad at Pyco Industries Rail after a train car derailment on East 34th Street and Juniper Ave. 

  • Suspect fires shots at officers during chase with 2 children inside vehicle

    Suspect fires shots at officers during chase with 2 children inside vehicle

    Friday, August 4 2017 6:02 PM EDT2017-08-04 22:02:10 GMT

    A police chase ended near the intersection of 79th Street and Flint Ave. just before Noon on Friday. Several police units are on the scene, all parked around a white SUV. 

    A police chase ended near the intersection of 79th Street and Flint Ave. just before Noon on Friday. Several police units are on the scene, all parked around a white SUV. 

  • Woman charged with tampering with a corpse after suicide pact

    Woman charged with tampering with a corpse after suicide pact

    Friday, August 4 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-08-04 20:54:45 GMT
    Nicole Goin (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)Nicole Goin (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

    A 43-year-old woman is in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a $50,000 bond after a grand jury indicted her on charges of tampering/fabricating evidence involving a corpse. The indictment was stamped "RUSH." 

    A 43-year-old woman is in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a $50,000 bond after a grand jury indicted her on charges of tampering/fabricating evidence involving a corpse. The indictment was stamped "RUSH." 

  • Wind turbine blade passes through West Texas, trailer breaks in half

    Wind turbine blade passes through West Texas, trailer breaks in half

    Friday, August 4 2017 2:31 PM EDT2017-08-04 18:31:11 GMT
    Crews in Brownfield look upon a broken trailer that is carrying a wind turbine blade. The blade is en route to Big Lake. (Source: Danield Alvarado, KCBD)Crews in Brownfield look upon a broken trailer that is carrying a wind turbine blade. The blade is en route to Big Lake. (Source: Danield Alvarado, KCBD)

    Passing through Brownfield Friday before noon a trailer carrying a wind turbine blade was stuck in the middle of the road after the trailer broke in half.

    Passing through Brownfield Friday before noon a trailer carrying a wind turbine blade was stuck in the middle of the road after the trailer broke in half.

  • SUV crashes into home, bursts into flames

    SUV crashes into home, bursts into flames

    Friday, August 4 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-08-04 16:19:24 GMT
    SUV crashes into house, bursting into flames (Source: KCBD)SUV crashes into house, bursting into flames (Source: KCBD)

    Lubbock Police are investigating an early morning accident that sent one person to the hospital. Police say the driver of an SUV lost control and hit a home in the 200 block of Redbud, around 2:30 a.m. Friday.

    Lubbock Police are investigating an early morning accident that sent one person to the hospital. Police say the driver of an SUV lost control and hit a home in the 200 block of Redbud, around 2:30 a.m. Friday.

  • LPD: Lubbock mother arrested, faces charges after child left in hot car

    LPD: Lubbock mother arrested, faces charges after child left in hot car

    Thursday, August 3 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-08-04 01:48:08 GMT
    Jacklyn Robledo, 26 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)Jacklyn Robledo, 26 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

    A Lubbock woman has been arrested and is facing charges of abandoning or endangering a child, which is a state jail felony, after being accused of leaving her 7-year-old child in a locked car.

    A Lubbock woman has been arrested and is facing charges of abandoning or endangering a child, which is a state jail felony, after being accused of leaving her 7-year-old child in a locked car.

  • KCBD INVESTIGATES: Lubbock businessman Kevin Foote's history across the Southwest

    KCBD INVESTIGATES: Lubbock businessman Kevin Foote's history across the Southwest

    Thursday, August 3 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-08-03 23:41:22 GMT
    Source: KCBDSource: KCBD

    The KCBD Investigative Team has uncovered new information about the history of a Lubbock businessman.

    The KCBD Investigative Team has uncovered new information about the history of a Lubbock businessman.

  • Texas House approves more abortion reporting requirements

    Texas House approves more abortion reporting requirements

    Thursday, August 3 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-08-03 23:14:06 GMT
    Rep. Jim Murphy R-Houston, answers questions on House Bill 215, an abortion-related bill, on Aug. 3, 2017. (Source: Marjorie Kamys Cotera, Texas Tribune)Rep. Jim Murphy R-Houston, answers questions on House Bill 215, an abortion-related bill, on Aug. 3, 2017. (Source: Marjorie Kamys Cotera, Texas Tribune)

    Doctors performing abortions on minors would be required to report additional information to the state under a new measure given early approval by the Texas House Thursday.

    Doctors performing abortions on minors would be required to report additional information to the state under a new measure given early approval by the Texas House Thursday.

  • 2017 Live Community Coverage Tour starts Monday

    2017 Live Community Coverage Tour starts Monday

    Thursday, August 3 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-08-03 22:10:38 GMT

    KCBD's 2017 Live Community Coverage tour kicks off Monday in Levelland. This week, we'll take you to five towns across the South Plains and show you why each one is so special to our area. 

    KCBD's 2017 Live Community Coverage tour kicks off Monday in Levelland. This week, we'll take you to five towns across the South Plains and show you why each one is so special to our area. 

  • LSO issues warning about dangerous ecstasy pills seen in Lubbock

    LSO issues warning about dangerous ecstasy pills seen in Lubbock

    Thursday, August 3 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-08-03 20:50:09 GMT
    Source: TwitterSource: Twitter

    The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning about dangerously strong yellow and blue ecstasy tablets stamped with the IKEA logo.

    The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning about dangerously strong yellow and blue ecstasy tablets stamped with the IKEA logo.

  • BREAKING

    Police release name of 18-year-old driver killed in crash on S. Loop 289 at Indiana Ave.

    Police release name of 18-year-old driver killed in crash on S. Loop 289 at Indiana Ave.

    Thursday, August 3 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-08-03 20:26:04 GMT
    (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)(Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)

    The driver of the car, 18-year-old Jonathan Pesqueda, was taken by ambulance to University Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

    The driver of the car, 18-year-old Jonathan Pesqueda, was taken by ambulance to University Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

  • Breaking

    Traffic redirected as city repairs water main break at 50th & Frankford

    Traffic redirected as city repairs water main break at 50th & Frankford

    Thursday, August 3 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-08-03 19:17:34 GMT
    Water main break at 50th & Frankford (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)Water main break at 50th & Frankford (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)

    Traffic is being redirected as the city works to repair a water main break at 50th & Frankford.

    Traffic is being redirected as the city works to repair a water main break at 50th & Frankford.

  • Police find shooting victim lying on ground, suspects in car not found

    Police find shooting victim lying on ground, suspects in car not found

    Thursday, August 3 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-08-03 14:42:14 GMT
    (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)(Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)

    Officers responded to a call of shots fired near the 2800 block of Colgate Street Thursday morning around 1 a.m. Officers found one victim lying on the ground with what appeared to be gunshot wounds. 

    Officers responded to a call of shots fired near the 2800 block of Colgate Street Thursday morning around 1 a.m. Officers found one victim lying on the ground with what appeared to be gunshot wounds. 

  • Police identify suspect in standoff, being treated for dog bite at UMC

    Police identify suspect in standoff, being treated for dog bite at UMC

    Thursday, August 3 2017 9:30 AM EDT2017-08-03 13:30:04 GMT
    (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)(Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)

    Right now the SWAT team is on the scene of a standoff in south Lubbock.  Police responded to the call around 11:30 Wednesday night in the 2000 block of 78th Street after a woman reported a man with a gun was threatening her and her family. That man reportedly barricaded himself inside a home. The SWAT team was called out about an hour later. This is an ongoing situation and we will continue to update this story as we get more information.  Copyright 2017 KCBD. All r...

    Right now the SWAT team is on the scene of a standoff in south Lubbock.  Police responded to the call around 11:30 Wednesday night in the 2000 block of 78th Street after a woman reported a man with a gun was threatening her and her family. That man reportedly barricaded himself inside a home. The SWAT team was called out about an hour later. This is an ongoing situation and we will continue to update this story as we get more information.  Copyright 2017 KCBD. All r...

  • Double rollover as car collides with crane truck on Hwy 87 & 82nd

    Double rollover as car collides with crane truck on Hwy 87 & 82nd

    Thursday, August 3 2017 1:05 AM EDT2017-08-03 05:05:05 GMT
    Source: KCBD PhotoSource: KCBD Photo

    DPS was called out to a two-vehicle crash around 4 p.m. on Highway 87 just south of 82nd Street.

    DPS was called out to a two-vehicle crash around 4 p.m. on Highway 87 just south of 82nd Street.

  • Why are lights on day and night in Citizen's Tower?

    Why are lights on day and night in Citizen's Tower?

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 9:50 PM EDT2017-08-03 01:50:10 GMT
    Omni Building in August of 2017 (Source: KCBD Photo)Omni Building in August of 2017 (Source: KCBD Photo)

    Why are the lights on day and night in the unfinished Citizen's Tower in downtown Lubbock? That's what KCBD viewers asked, so we asked the city.

    Why are the lights on day and night in the unfinished Citizen's Tower in downtown Lubbock? That's what KCBD viewers asked, so we asked the city.

  • Arrington focused on farm bill, Obamacare repeal

    Arrington focused on farm bill, Obamacare repeal

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-08-03 00:03:20 GMT
    Jodey Arrington (Source: KCBD Video)Jodey Arrington (Source: KCBD Video)

    Congressman Jodey Arrington is back in Lubbock, speaking out about topics in Washington and the latest issues at the White House.

    Congressman Jodey Arrington is back in Lubbock, speaking out about topics in Washington and the latest issues at the White House.

  • Ashley Furniture donates mattresses to Trinity Outreach

    Ashley Furniture donates mattresses to Trinity Outreach

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-08-02 23:55:38 GMT
    Ashley Furniture donated mattresses to Trinity on Wednesday (Source: KCBD Video)Ashley Furniture donated mattresses to Trinity on Wednesday (Source: KCBD Video)

    Trinity Church's Outreach Center hopes to connect with more people in need after a donation from Ashley Furniture on Tuesday.

    Trinity Church's Outreach Center hopes to connect with more people in need after a donation from Ashley Furniture on Tuesday.

  • Polar Express will not return to West Texas this Christmas

    Polar Express will not return to West Texas this Christmas

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-08-02 23:38:56 GMT

    A Christmas tradition that children of all ages look forward to is leaving the South Plains. The company confirms, the Polar Express will not be returning to West Texas.

    A Christmas tradition that children of all ages look forward to is leaving the South Plains. The company confirms, the Polar Express will not be returning to West Texas.

  • Breaking

    Police release name of pedestrian killed on Hwy. 84 in Slaton

    Police release name of pedestrian killed on Hwy. 84 in Slaton

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-08-02 21:11:17 GMT
    Slaton Police Department patch (Source: Facebook)Slaton Police Department patch (Source: Facebook)

    Slaton Police have released the name of the woman who was killed after being struck by a semi around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday evening. 

    Slaton Police have released the name of the woman who was killed after being struck by a semi around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday evening. 

  • 10-year-old Hale County boy hospitalized after snakebite

    10-year-old Hale County boy hospitalized after snakebite

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-08-02 19:26:32 GMT
    Source: InstagramSource: Instagram

    A 10-year-old Hale County boy was undergoing treatment in the children’s ICU unit at Lubbock’s University Medical Center on Tuesday after suffering a rattlesnake bite outside his family’s rural home Monday afternoon.

    A 10-year-old Hale County boy was undergoing treatment in the children’s ICU unit at Lubbock’s University Medical Center on Tuesday after suffering a rattlesnake bite outside his family’s rural home Monday afternoon.

  • Campus Carry goes into effect at community colleges across Texas

    Campus Carry goes into effect at community colleges across Texas

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-08-02 03:45:43 GMT
    South Plains College's Campus Carry policy goes into effect today (source: KCBD video)South Plains College's Campus Carry policy goes into effect today (source: KCBD video)

    Community colleges across the state rolled out their Campus Carry policies on Tuesday, exactly one year after state universities were required to enact their policies.

    Community colleges across the state rolled out their Campus Carry policies on Tuesday, exactly one year after state universities were required to enact their policies.

  • Step Out and Stop Diabetes, Sept. 23 at Mackenzie Park

    Step Out and Stop Diabetes, Sept. 23 at Mackenzie Park

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-08-01 23:18:45 GMT
    Walk to Stop Diabetes (Source: KCBD File Photo)Walk to Stop Diabetes (Source: KCBD File Photo)

    Organizers are expecting about 1500 at Mackenzie Park on September 23 to Step Out and walk to Stop Diabetes. Check the links in our story to register and get more information.

    Organizers are expecting about 1500 at Mackenzie Park on September 23 to Step Out and walk to Stop Diabetes. Check the links in our story to register and get more information.

  • Man charged with manslaughter after 2016 fatal crash

    Man charged with manslaughter after 2016 fatal crash

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-08-01 22:56:23 GMT
    James Albert Pritchard, 49 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)James Albert Pritchard, 49 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

    The driver of a pickup that rear-ended a motorcycle and caused a fatal crash on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 has been indicted by a grand jury on a charge of manslaughter. 

    The driver of a pickup that rear-ended a motorcycle and caused a fatal crash on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 has been indicted by a grand jury on a charge of manslaughter. 

  • Suspect in Commander's Palace murder indicted, charged with murder

    Suspect in Commander's Palace murder indicted, charged with murder

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 6:45 PM EDT2017-08-01 22:45:29 GMT
    Rudy Vallejos III (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)Rudy Vallejos III (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

    21-year-old Rudy Vallejos was indicted by a Lubbock Grand Jury on Tuesday, charged with the murder of 32-year-old Marian Daniel King.

    21-year-old Rudy Vallejos was indicted by a Lubbock Grand Jury on Tuesday, charged with the murder of 32-year-old Marian Daniel King.

  • Scattered storms possible through Tuesday evening

    Scattered storms possible through Tuesday evening

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-08-01 20:59:22 GMT
    Shelf cloud over Lubbock (Source: Cary Allen, KCBD)Shelf cloud over Lubbock (Source: Cary Allen, KCBD)

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms will track southward across the South Plains on Tuesday afternoon.

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms will track southward across the South Plains on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Battles over bathrooms, taxes on the horizon as Legislature hits 15-day mark

    Battles over bathrooms, taxes on the horizon as Legislature hits 15-day mark

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-08-01 20:51:13 GMT
    From left: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Gov. Greg Abbott and House Speaker Joe Straus.  Patrick: Laura Buckman & Abbott/Straus (Source: Bob Daemmrich, Texas Tribune)From left: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Gov. Greg Abbott and House Speaker Joe Straus. Patrick: Laura Buckman & Abbott/Straus (Source: Bob Daemmrich, Texas Tribune)

    The Texas Legislature hits the halfway point today in a special session that's expected to take up most if not all of the 30 days it's allowed.

    The Texas Legislature hits the halfway point today in a special session that's expected to take up most if not all of the 30 days it's allowed.

  • LPD VIDEO: Lubbock police searching for burglar caught on camera

    LPD VIDEO: Lubbock police searching for burglar caught on camera

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-08-01 20:01:58 GMT
    Surveillance video from 1900 block of 15th (Source: LPD)Surveillance video from 1900 block of 15th (Source: LPD)

    Lubbock police are searching for a burglar who was caught on camera stealing a generator from a storage unit in the 1900 block of 15th Street back on July 24.

    Lubbock police are searching for a burglar who was caught on camera stealing a generator from a storage unit in the 1900 block of 15th Street back on July 24.

  • Hockley County releases new information about cockfighting ring bust

    Hockley County releases new information about cockfighting ring bust

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 1:13 PM EDT2017-08-01 17:13:05 GMT
    Scene photo from Levelland cockfighting ring (Source: Hockley County Sheriff's Office)Scene photo from Levelland cockfighting ring (Source: Hockley County Sheriff's Office)

    Officials with the Hockley County Sheriff's Office held a news conference this morning about the cockfighting ring bust that happened on July 28, 2017. 

    Officials with the Hockley County Sheriff's Office held a news conference this morning about the cockfighting ring bust that happened on July 28, 2017. 

  • West Texas Chevy Dealers donates more than 30,000 meals to the South Plains Food Bank

    West Texas Chevy Dealers donates more than 30,000 meals to the South Plains Food Bank

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-08-01 16:53:58 GMT
    (Source: Jenna Siffringer, KCBD)(Source: Jenna Siffringer, KCBD)

    West Texas Chevy Dealers made a large donation to help the South Plains Food Bank here in Lubbock.  The Drive Out Hunger Food Drive raised nearly 2,700 pounds of food. The group also presented the food bank with a check for $10,000. This will provide more than 30,000 meals for area families.  

    West Texas Chevy Dealers made a large donation to help the South Plains Food Bank here in Lubbock.  The Drive Out Hunger Food Drive raised nearly 2,700 pounds of food. The group also presented the food bank with a check for $10,000. This will provide more than 30,000 meals for area families.  

  • Mae Simmons Community & Adult Activity Centers hosting grand re-opening

    Mae Simmons Community & Adult Activity Centers hosting grand re-opening

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-08-01 16:47:18 GMT
    (Source: City of Lubbock)(Source: City of Lubbock)

    Mae Simmons Community and Adult Activity Centers will be hosting a Grand Re-Opening and National Night Out Celebration on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The centers are celebrating the completion of the major renovations of their centers and to participate in the annual National Night Out event. 

    Mae Simmons Community and Adult Activity Centers will be hosting a Grand Re-Opening and National Night Out Celebration on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The centers are celebrating the completion of the major renovations of their centers and to participate in the annual National Night Out event. 

  • 2nd Annual Back the Blue event

    2nd Annual Back the Blue event

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-08-01 16:40:28 GMT
    (Source: Back the Blue Lubbock Facebook page)(Source: Back the Blue Lubbock Facebook page)

    The second annual Back the Blue event will be held August 1, 2017 at the Lubbock Police Department. People are encouraged to meet at the entrance of the police department, by the flag poles, at 3 p.m. for a prayer for the officers. 

    The second annual Back the Blue event will be held August 1, 2017 at the Lubbock Police Department. People are encouraged to meet at the entrance of the police department, by the flag poles, at 3 p.m. for a prayer for the officers. 

  • Boil water notice rescinded for city of Earth

    Boil water notice rescinded for city of Earth

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 12:33 PM EDT2017-08-01 16:33:53 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has rescinded the boil water notice for Earth, TX. Residents no longer need to boil their water before consumption.

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has rescinded the boil water notice for Earth, TX. Residents no longer need to boil their water before consumption.

  • Homes briefly evacuated for gas leak in 2800 block of 2nd Place

    Homes briefly evacuated for gas leak in 2800 block of 2nd Place

    Monday, July 31 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-08-01 03:42:10 GMT
    Gas Leak at 2800 block of 2nd Place (Source: KCBD Photo)Gas Leak at 2800 block of 2nd Place (Source: KCBD Photo)

    Crews were called to the scene of a gas leak in the 2800 block of 2nd Place on Monday. Two blocks were evacuated on Monday afternoon.

    Crews were called to the scene of a gas leak in the 2800 block of 2nd Place on Monday. Two blocks were evacuated on Monday afternoon.

  • Localized flooding causes issues for drivers

    Localized flooding causes issues for drivers

    Monday, July 31 2017 10:15 PM EDT2017-08-01 02:15:12 GMT
    Local Flooding (Source: KCBD Video)Local Flooding (Source: KCBD Video)

    With the chance of more rain in the forecast for Tuesday, we spoke with Lubbock Fire Rescue about how serious driving through a flooded road really is.

    With the chance of more rain in the forecast for Tuesday, we spoke with Lubbock Fire Rescue about how serious driving through a flooded road really is.

  • Levelland cockfighting ring bust: 37 cited, 3 arrested, 5 illegal immigrants detained

    Levelland cockfighting ring bust: 37 cited, 3 arrested, 5 illegal immigrants detained

    Monday, July 31 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-07-31 17:44:58 GMT

    A search warrant in the 100 block of America Road in Levelland ended with three arrests, 37 citations, and five immigration detainers. 

    A search warrant in the 100 block of America Road in Levelland ended with three arrests, 37 citations, and five immigration detainers. 

  • Levelland Fire Department conduct multiple water rescues

    Levelland Fire Department conduct multiple water rescues

    Monday, July 31 2017 12:48 PM EDT2017-07-31 16:48:49 GMT
    Image provided by the Levelland Fire Department Facebook pageImage provided by the Levelland Fire Department Facebook page

    Just after 4:30 a.m. Monday, firefighters with the Levelland Fire Department began answering multiple water rescue and vehicle motorist assists calls. 

    Just after 4:30 a.m. Monday, firefighters with the Levelland Fire Department began answering multiple water rescue and vehicle motorist assists calls. 

  • 17th Annual Hub City BBQ Cook-off Tickets on Sale July 31

    17th Annual Hub City BBQ Cook-off Tickets on Sale July 31

    Monday, July 31 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-07-31 16:16:28 GMT

    Tickets will go on sale on Mon., July 31, for the 17th Annual Hub City BBQ Cook-off, which will be held on Thurs., Sept. 21, from 5-8 p.m. 

    Tickets will go on sale on Mon., July 31, for the 17th Annual Hub City BBQ Cook-off, which will be held on Thurs., Sept. 21, from 5-8 p.m. 

  • BREAKING

    LFR responds to water rescue

    LFR responds to water rescue

    Monday, July 31 2017 11:59 AM EDT2017-07-31 15:59:39 GMT
    Overpass at MSF and Texas Ave. (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)Overpass at MSF and Texas Ave. (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)

    Lubbock Fire Rescue responded to two water rescues Monday morning due to the heavy rainfall. 

    Lubbock Fire Rescue responded to two water rescues Monday morning due to the heavy rainfall. 

  • Mackenzie Park temporarily closed due to high water

    Mackenzie Park temporarily closed due to high water

    Monday, July 31 2017 11:24 AM EDT2017-07-31 15:24:51 GMT
    (Source: City of Lubbock)(Source: City of Lubbock)

    Mackenzie Park temporarily closed due to high water. E. Broadway also blocked at Mackenzie Park entrance. Officials with the City of Lubbock are asking people to seek alternate routes. 

    Mackenzie Park temporarily closed due to high water. E. Broadway also blocked at Mackenzie Park entrance. Officials with the City of Lubbock are asking people to seek alternate routes. 

  • Plane makes emergency landing in Lubbock

    Plane makes emergency landing in Lubbock

    Monday, July 31 2017 7:15 AM EDT2017-07-31 11:15:46 GMT
    (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)(Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)

    A plane safely made an emergency landing in Lubbock overnight. There are few details right now, but we know Lubbock Fire Rescue and EMS responded to the Lubbock Preston Smith International airport around 1:10 Monday morning. There's no word on what caused the emergency landing/ This is a developing story and we will continue to update it as we get more information. Copyright 2017 KCBD. All rights reserved. 

    A plane safely made an emergency landing in Lubbock overnight. There are few details right now, but we know Lubbock Fire Rescue and EMS responded to the Lubbock Preston Smith International airport around 1:10 Monday morning. There's no word on what caused the emergency landing/ This is a developing story and we will continue to update it as we get more information. Copyright 2017 KCBD. All rights reserved. 

  • Slaton PD: Man crashed stolen vehicle into tree

    Slaton PD: Man crashed stolen vehicle into tree

    Sunday, July 30 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-07-31 03:23:44 GMT
    Slaton police near 8th & Dickens (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)Slaton police near 8th & Dickens (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)

    A man is behind bars in Slaton after police say he drove a stolen vehicle into a tree on Sunday evening.

    A man is behind bars in Slaton after police say he drove a stolen vehicle into a tree on Sunday evening.

  • 8 years since unsolved murder of Christopher Perez

    8 years since unsolved murder of Christopher Perez

    Sunday, July 30 2017 10:31 PM EDT2017-07-31 02:31:40 GMT
    Christopher Perez was killed in 2009 (Source: KCBD Video)Christopher Perez was killed in 2009 (Source: KCBD Video)

    Monday marks eight years since the death of 26-year-old Christopher Perez. It's Lubbock's only remaining unsolved murder of 2009.

    Monday marks eight years since the death of 26-year-old Christopher Perez. It's Lubbock's only remaining unsolved murder of 2009.

  • Man charged with slaying of girl, 16, in Laredo

    Man charged with slaying of girl, 16, in Laredo

    Sunday, July 30 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-07-30 21:05:26 GMT
    Mario Angel Gonzalez, 24 (Source: Laredo Police Department)Mario Angel Gonzalez, 24 (Source: Laredo Police Department)

    A 24-year-old man is being held without bond and is charged with the slaying of a 16-year-old girl in Laredo.

    A 24-year-old man is being held without bond and is charged with the slaying of a 16-year-old girl in Laredo.

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  • Defiant Trump again blames "both sides" in Virginia protest

    Defiant Trump again blames "both sides" in Virginia protest

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 3:58 AM EDT2017-08-16 07:58:31 GMT
    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:31:16 GMT

    Trump's remarks Tuesday amounted to a rejection of the Republicans, business leaders and White House advisers who earlier this week had pushed the president to more forcefully and specifically condemn the KKK members, neo-Nazis and white supremacists who took to the streets of Charlottesville.

    Trump's remarks Tuesday amounted to a rejection of the Republicans, business leaders and White House advisers who earlier this week had pushed the president to more forcefully and specifically condemn the KKK members, neo-Nazis and white supremacists who took to the streets of Charlottesville.

  • Brownfield ISD Coach arrested, charged with improper relationship with student

    Brownfield ISD Coach arrested, charged with improper relationship with student

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:31:03 GMT
    Tyson Jones (Source: Terry County Sheriff's Office)Tyson Jones (Source: Terry County Sheriff's Office)

    A Brownfield ISD coach has been arrested and charged with improper relationship between educator and student.Tyson Jones is a coach and teacher at Brownfield ISD. 

    A Brownfield ISD coach has been arrested and charged with improper relationship between educator and student.Tyson Jones is a coach and teacher at Brownfield ISD. 

  • 5 missing after Army helicopter goes down off Hawaii

    5 missing after Army helicopter goes down off Hawaii

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-08-16 13:28:33 GMT
    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:30 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:30:01 GMT

    The U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are responding to a report that an Army helicopter with five aboard went down in the ocean off Hawaii.

    The U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are responding to a report that an Army helicopter with five aboard went down in the ocean off Hawaii.

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