LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - On Monday, KCBD NewsChannel 11 Investigates reported on City Council candidates with unpaid property taxes. Now it is the school board candidates' turn. Tonight on KCBD NewsChannel
On Monday, KCBD NewsChannel 11 Investigates reported on City Council candidates with unpaid property taxes. Now it is the school board candidates' turn.
A local charter school is under investigation after allegations surfaced that a school administrator unlawfully changed grades. Officials with the Houston District office for Public Harmony Schools,
A local charter school is under investigation after allegations surfaced that a school administrator unlawfully changed grades.
City Council members have questioned their authority over the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance and are in the process of examining what control they have over their business contracts. LEDA is projected
City Council members have questioned their authority over the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance and are in the process of examining what control they have over their business contracts.
Police released the dash cam video of an officer shooting which killed a dog in the parking lot of United Supermarket, 5001 Marsha Sharp Freeway on September 8, 2012. LPD Officer Clinton Lewis
Lubbock Police shot a dog in the parking lot of a supermarket on September 8. The dog's death created a public outcry, so KCBD investigated police policy about the use of deadly force on an animal.
Nowadays, the American diet goes to the extremes. While some families eat entirely organic, others cannot seem to have enough fried food at their fingertips. But what about the ingredients inside your
Pink Slime and Meat Glue? Should you be worried about the meat you buy at the local grocer?
As early voters headed to the polls last week and the remainder of Lubbock County voters gear up to cast their ballot this Saturday, KCBD NewsChannel 11 wondered if candidates were doing the same. KCBD
As early voters headed to the polls last week and the remainder of Lubbock County voters gear up to cast their ballot this Saturday, KCBD NewsChannel 11 wondered if candidates were doing the same.
On Thursday, KCBD NewsChannel 11 revealed the voting history for the mayoral and city council candidates since 2008. The other half of our investigation includes the voting history for the candidates in
On Thursday, KCBD NewsChannel 11 revealed the voting history for the mayoral and city council candidates since 2008. The other half of our investigation includes the voting history for the candidates in the Lubbock Independent School District Board of Trustees race.
Human trafficking is a $32 billion industry and one of the fastest growing crimes in the world. But what exactly is human trafficking? It's a modern day form of slavery where victims are forced into sex. There
Human trafficking is a $32 billion industry and one of the fastest growing crimes in the world. But what exactly is human trafficking? It's a modern day form of slavery where victims are forced into sex.
An unidentified flying object. Dancing lights. Something unexplainable. Those are the accounts of what some Lubbockites saw in the skies Sunday.
In this struggling economy, many people are turning to their own bodies as a sources of income, selling body parts ... the legal way.
If you've ever wanted to go to college, but didn't think you could afford it, there is a way to get answers.
The 5th Annual Casas for CASA wrapped up Sunday with a drawing for the winners of five little houses.
When you go to the grocery store, you trust what you buy is safe, but one woman got quite a scare when she got home.
When you go to the grocery store, you trust what you buy is safe, but one woman got quite a scare when she got home.
Calls from concerned viewers prompted a NewsChannel 11 investigation. After experiencing multiple break-ins in the Tech Terrace neighborhood, Lubbock residents became worried they were being targeted by blue dots on their fences. NewsChannel 11's Nicole Pesecky set out to find some answers.
This year Lubbock County has seen a nearly 300% increase in AIDS cases, and the year isn't yet over. NewsChannel 11's Nicole Pesecky has been digging into these stats to find out why Lubbock has seen such an increase.
Teens are attacking other teens. And instead of on-lookers breaking up the fights, they're actually filming them. NewsChannel 11's investigator Nicole Pesecky took a hard look at this new trend hitting Lubbock.
A NewsChannel 11 investigates uncovers a City of Lubbock employee hasn't been at work for months, yet is still getting a paycheck. NewsChannel 11's investigator Nicole Pesecky has spent the last month trying to track him down.
Questions from concerned parents prompt a NewsChannel 11 investigation into the popular statewide prepaid college investment program, the Texas Tomorrow Fund. NewsChannel 11's investigator Nicole Pesecky has been tracking down how the latest changes impact parents.
Last week on NewsChannel 11 Investigates we told you about a local business, accused of deceptive and misleading practices affecting those across the state.
Last week we told you about a local business, accused of deceptive and misleading practices, affecting those across the state and now other customers are speaking out. NewsChannel 11's Nicole Pesecky Investigates.
Many people drink bottled water daily, but is what you're drinking from the bottle really better than what you can get from the tap? NewsChannel 11's Nicole Pesecky Investigates.
A local business is accused of deceptive and misleading practices effecting those across the state, and now a Texas representative is taking notice. NewsChannel 11's Nicole Pesecky has been digging up details for weeks.
Nearly three weeks ago, two separate fires destroyed buildings in Levelland on the very same day. Both blazes have now sparked questions from residents there. NewsChannel 11's investigative reporter Nicole Pesecky looks into the need for fire equipment that reaches higher levels.
NewsChannel 11 Investigates put Payday Loans to the test back in May. We wanted to know if they really make life easier or are they setting customers up for financial disaster with annual rates in the triple digits. NewsChannel 11's Investigator Nicole Pesecky has been digging up the details.
Failure to pay your parking tickets could get you arrest warrant, but that doesn't seem to stop some people. NewsChannel 11's Nicole Pesecky tracked down Lubbock's biggest unpaid ticket offenders.
The house where Buddy Holly and the Crickets wrote one of their most famous songs was moved from its original location in the hopes that it would be opened to the public as a tourist attraction. But NewsChannel 11's Nicole Pesecky discovers the fate of that historic home is now in jeopardy.
It's happened to most of us - fast food drive thru's giving you the wrong order. NewsChannel 11 put some of our favorite fast food restaurants through the drive-thru test. NewsChannel 11's Nicole Pesecky has those results.
Questions from concerned viewers prompt a NewsChannel 11 investigation after the Food and Drug Administration recommends the recall of some popular over the counter products. Investigator Nicole Pesecky clears up the confusion.
Scammers are preying on the elderly like never before. NewsChannel 11's investigator Nicole Pesecky explains the signs you need to look out for before you become a victim.
Almost everyone has a cell phone, but do you really know what that device is capable of doing? NewsChannel 11 Investigator Nicole Pesecky has the 411 on cell phone myths.
A South Plains woman was arrested after confessing she had sexual relations with two underage boys. NewsChannel 11's investigator, Nicole Pesecky has been following the story.
A NewsChannel 11 Investigation finds possible counterfeit diabetic medical supplies in Lubbock. We have conflicting stories but the one thing everyone agrees on is that these medical supplies were never supposed to be sold here.
Desperate times call for desperate measures, and in this troubled economy, that's when payday loans come to the rescue. Or do they? NewsChannel 11 Investigates whether payday loans make life easier or if they're setting you up for financial disaster.
Voters in Andrews, by a razor thin margin, approved a $75 million bond issue to help a company bury radioactive and toxic waste near Andrews. But with only three votes separating victory from defeat - this story is not over.
Most parents of teens have heard the term texting, but a term you may not be familiar with is "sexting." It's a growing trend among high school students and they could face criminal charges for doing it. NewsChannel 11's Nicole Pesecky has more on this parent alert.
On Monday, we first told you about millions of pounds of toxic waste coming to West Texas. An EPA representative says the Ogallala aquifer is under that dump, but the president of Waste Control Specialists says he can prove otherwise.
Monday we told you about millions of pounds of toxic waste headed for West Texas. Tuesday we hear from a former TCEQ employee who claims he quit his job after permits were granted to the landfill against his recommendation. NewsChannel 11's Nicole Pesecky has more.
It is the biggest clean-up effort in the nation, and contaminants from New York's Hudson River will soon make their way to West Texas to be buried for good. NewsChannel 11's Nicole Pesecky is investigating what has become a state-wide controversy.
Many homeowners are feeling the financial downturn, but even those who aren't are being affected. NewsChannel 11 Investigates reporter Nicole Pesecky looks into what that means for your wallet.
The Texas Attorney General has ordered a defunct Lubbock fitness center to repay its customers thousands of dollars.
A Texas man known to have an abusive history towards children is once again behind bars. He is charged for the exact same crime. NewsChannel 11's investigative reporter Nicole Pesecky has the story.
Many viewers were not happy with TxDOT's response in our investigation of cracks in the new Marsha Sharp Freeway. This week, TxDOT engineers come forward to offer more insight.
Drivers have only been taking it for the last year. So why did NewsChannel 11 find dozens of cracks in the overpasses on the Marsha Sharp Freeway? Investigative reporter Nicole Pesecky set out to get answers.
If you were an eyewitness to a crime, do you think you could pick out the perpetrator from a lineup? NewsChannel 11 Investigates tests the accuracy of eye witness identification.
They want your gold and you get the cash for it, but the way they do it may make you leery. Our investigation takes a closer look at the businesses advertising on TV asking you to mail them your gold.
A NewsChannel 11 Investigation has created concern at city hall. Lubbock City Council says a new animal shelter is not going to fix problems like people not answering the phone. Investigator Cecelia Jones broke the story two weeks ago and now council is doing something about it.
The Lubbock city council wants to take a closer look at the Lubbock animal shelter after a NewsChannel 11 Investigation last week. Investigator Cecelia Jones has found out two employees both were fired last week.
A woman and her daughter tried everything they could to rescue a dog at the Lubbock Animal Shelter, but it was too late. The dog was euthanized even after several attempts to save it. Our NewsChannel 11 Investigation uncovered hundreds of unchecked phone messages at the shelter.
Last month, a NewsChannel 11 Investigation uncovered a lawsuit claiming White Funeral Home cheated and overcharged families. A woman and her family believe after seeing the story, they may have been one of them. Investigator Cecelia Jones has more on the new lawsuit.
Some have called it a kill facility for captured animals and people are complaining about how hard it is to adopt animals from the Slaton Animal Shelter before they're put to death. NewsChannel 11 Investigator Cecelia Jones goes undercover in Slaton to find out why citizens are being turned away from a publicly funded facility.
A NewsChannel 11 Investigation has uncovered potentially more problems for a family-owned Lubbock funeral home. This time, a former employee is accusing White Funeral Home of cheating families out of hundreds of dollars. Investigator Cecelia Jones says she found it all at the courthouse.
A NewsChannel 11 Investigation reveals a system in place at the county courthouse which could confuse the public and trap them in stairwells intended for escape. Investigator Cecelia Jones checks things out.
Should your tax dollars fund a convicted company? That's the question Lubbock County Commissioners are trying figure out after a company they are doing business with pleaded guilty to bribery charges. NewsChannel 11's Cecelia Jones finds out how the county plans to handle the food contract now.
He collected $40,000 in gym memberships but never opened a gym. The Texas Attorney General is asking a court to make Extreme Fitness owner Shon Perez refund all his customers. NewsChannel 11's Cecelia Jones has more on the investigation.
A warning to you about a letter that could be making its way to your house. The letter claims it's a legal way to make lots of money but, as NewsChannel 11 Investigator Cecelia Jones reveals in this investigation, the letter isn't all it's cracked up to be.
What would you do if you noticed your house appraisal went up and your neighbors didn't? You might start asking questions and that's just what some residents are doing. They've called on NewsChannel 11 Investigator Cecelia Jones to look into the appraisal inconsistencies.
NewsChannel 11's Cecelia Jones has this update on our investigation into sex offenders in the work place.
We've had numerous people e-mail and contact the station about a story we aired last week. A lot of you have strong opinions about whether or not sex offender employment information should be made public. So we want to know how you feel.
We found nearly 100 registered sex offenders working in Lubbock. Our NewsChannel 11 investigation reveals they're at places your family may go for a bite to eat. Investigator Cecelia Jones has spent weeks digging for the information and has this exclusive.
A NewsChannel 11 investigation has uncovered tougher registration requirements and it includes knowing where sex offenders are from 9-to-5. Investigator Cecelia Jones has the information you need to know to keep your kids safe.
If you're wondering why an area code 702 is showing up on your caller ID, you should know you're not alone. Investigator Cecelia Jones has been tracking down the caller behind this number in this NewsChannel 11 Investigation.
A Lubbock Parade of Homes builder is in a lot of hot water and some of the people he built homes for aren't very happy with him. We're exposing a million dollar fiasco in this NewsChannel 11 Investigation.
The way you watch TV will change next February. People who watch TV through an antenna won't get a picture and they'll need to buy a digital television converter box. You won't have to spend lots of money, but are retailers telling you that? NewsChannel 11 goes undercover to find out the truth.
A lot of people are still missing their money and the gym they joined is still closed for business. Many of you have contacted us wondering what's going on with Extreme Fitness. Investigator Cecelia Jones follows the money trail in this NewsChannel 11 Investigation.
What if you saw a personal profile on the Internet that had your face on it? And then you find out someone else was hiding behind your face to talk sexually to other people. It happened to one Lubbock woman who contacted NewsChannel 11 Investigator Cecelia Jones for help in warning anyone using Internet social networking sites.
We clean our clothes, vehicles and houses, but does anybody clean their phones? I bet a majority of you don't. NewsChannel 11 Investigator Cecelia Jones wanted to find out just how dirty cell phones can be. She's got her test results for us in this NewsChannel 11 Investigation.
Did you know your cell phone could potentially be the reason you're getting sick? Think about it, you touch your phone all the time and possibly with dirty hands. NewsChannel 11 Investigator Cecelia Jones digs up the nitty gritty in this investigation.
A Lubbock fitness club is under a criminal investigation for possibly ripping off 1,500 people. They all bought memberships to a gym they say doesn't have any workout equipment since the gym opened. Several members called NewsChannel 11's Cecelia Jones to check it out.
Not everyone who sells through eBay does so directly, many choose to deal with a third party who handles all the work. Most of the time, all goes well. But, what if it doesn't and you don't get paid? NewsChannel 11's Investigator Cecelia Jones found out it's happening right here in Lubbock.
Plans are underway to completely repair mold infested classrooms that may be the cause of children going home sick. State health inspectors agreed the mold needed to be cleaned up. Investigator Cecelia Jones shares more about what the school has done to fix the problems.
A crash in central Lubbock last month has left nearly 70 apartments without hot water and gas, and the tenants affected are fed up. NewsChannel 11 Investigator Nicole Pesecky went to the Waterford Apartments to get some answers.