Grand Jury indicts man on charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child

61-year-old man indicted on a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child under 6.

2 indicted for murder in January death of Kmydron Jordan

Plainview ISD considers starting police force

Actor, director Penny Marshall dies at 75

Nathaniel Jouett to be sentenced as adult for Clovis-Carver Public Library mass shooting

Toddler plays in traffic, gets rescued by former police officer

Judge agrees to postpone Flynn sentencing

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  Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

3 injured after suspects open fire during East Lubbock home invasion

Texas Tech receives second Carnegie Tier One classification

Man identified after fatal Monday crash; LPD to shut down I-27 access road for investigation

Roy Bassett picked as Frenship ISD’s new police chief

Intruder allegedly steals from home as dying man watches, wife calls for help

  Baby rescued after father allegedly tries to drown her in MO pond

The father reportedly said he wanted to make things easier on his wife, who was stressed due to the holiday and trying to provide for the family, according to the charging documents.

Doctors baffled after 11-year-old girl’s brain tumor disappears

Even after double-checking the girl’s brain scans to confirm the results, doctors could find no trace of her tumor, which they say they can’t explain.

  Salvation Army bell ringer accused of punching customer outside MD Walmart

In light of the accusations of drug use, the Salvation Army says the suspect has been taken off the bell ringing schedule in an effort to protect the public.

One dead following industrial accident at Lubbock Purina Mills plant

A man is dead after becoming entangled in industrial equipment at the Purina Mills plant in northeast Lubbock.

  Lubbock’s Open Door hopes to combat homelessness completely by 2020

14 major gangs active in Lubbock according to DPS Texas Gang Threat Assessment report

Woman last seen Thanksgiving Day still missing; fiance’s property searched

City approves final reading of ‘Plan Lubbock 2040’

British man passes through West Texas on a walk around the world

More than 300 Salvation Army ‘Angels’ still available in Lubbock

  A judge struck down ‘Obamacare.’ What’s next?

A group of 16 states, including California, and the District of Columbia intervened to defend the Affordable Care Act aka 'Obamacare,' and they announced soon after the ruling they would appeal.

Pedestrian in serious condition after being hit by vehicle on Quaker Ave.

On Friday, at approximately 6:20 p.m., LPD received reports that a pickup truck hit a pedestrian in the 7200 block of Quaker Avenue.

Motorcyclist in critical condition after hitting tree

Crash investigators with the Lubbock Police Department are investigating a serious motorcycle crash that sent one person to the hospital with life threatening injuries Sunday evening.

Russian disinformation campaign on social media extensive, ongoing, according to reports

“With at least some of the Russian government’s goals achieved in the face of little diplomatic or other pushback, it appears likely that the United States will continue to face Russian interference for the foreseeable future,” the researchers said.

Trump meets with team as clock ticks to partial shutdown

Trump said last week he would be "proud" to have a shutdown to get Congress to approve a $5 billion down payment to fulfill his campaign promise to build a border wall. But the president doesn't have the votes from the Republican-controlled Congress to support funding for the wall at that level.

Employee stabbed while stopping man trying to burglarize a vehicle

Police were called to Economy Paint and Body at 2212 19th Street on Friday evening in reference to a vehicle burglary. When the officer arrived, the police report says he saw a man in the north parking lot of Lubbock High School “flailing his arms and pointing.”

  Father of 7-year-old girl who died in border detention center disputes gov’t account

Federal officials initially reported 7-year old Jakelin Caal Maquin spent days crossing desert terrain without food or water when she showed up with her father and a large group of migrant refugees at a desolate New Mexico border checkpoint.The girl’s father disputes that account.

Reward increased to $8,000 for most wanted sex offender from Wichita Falls

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for David Dale Booth, 60, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of December.

Man, 75, who used to play Santa at Wisconsin YMCA accused of child sexual assault

According to a criminal complaint, childcare supervisors told police officers a parent saw the suspect inappropriately kiss a 3-year-old girl on the mouth.

Man lied about kidnapping to get revenge for drug deal gone bad, police say

Police say the alleged victim used the story of the infant's abduction as a way to pursue charges against those he claims robbed him during a reported drug deal.

Arrest made in Sunday morning hit and run crash

A Tahoka man is in the Lubbock County Detention Center, charged with Intoxication Assault and failing to stop and render aid after a head-on crash Sunday morning.

Evacuations lifted in Littlefield gas leak

Police in Littlefield, along with Atmos Energy, are spending their Sunday evening working a gas leak along Waylon Jennings Blvd.

Grieving parents say priest condemned their son at funeral because he committed suicide

Catholic officials say the priest won’t be preaching at funerals for the foreseeable future and will undergo training on how to become a more effective minister.

The Texas water industry faces a looming workforce shortage as it struggles to attract new talent

The Texas water and wastewater industries are nearing a workforce shortage, making it essential for employers and universities alike to rethink the industry’s education pipeline, a new article in the Texas Water Journal says.

United Valor, Civil Air Patrol host Wreaths Across America to remember veterans

A ceremony was hosted Saturday morning at the Lubbock Cemetery by United Valor and the Civil Air Patrol to lay wreaths on the headstones of veterans.

Vehicle owner shoots suspected thieves; 1 arrested

At approximately 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, Lubbock Police officers responded to a shots fired call in the 4400 block of 85th Street.

Santa Land proposal ends on a happy note for local couple

The jingle bells will soon be followed by wedding bells for local couple Emily Garth and Travis Warmouth.

Interior secretary Zinke to leave administration by end of year, Trump says

Ryan Zinke , the 52nd Secretary of the Interior, was tapped by Trump in December 2016.

Lubbock man stabbed trying to stop car burglary

A man is said to be recovering at a Lubbock hospital after he was stabbed while trying to stop a car burglary Friday evening.

Brownfield cotton gin recovering following Thursday fire

Brownfield's West Gin is hoping to reopen next week following the fire.

Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas ruled that the rest of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, was inextricably linked to the individual mandate, and so the whole law is unconstitutional.

Watch: Pair of horses pull tractor trailer up icy hill

The two work horses surprised everyone - especially the truck driver.

  Amarillo doctor convicted in murder-for-hire of Lubbock doctor to get a new trial

Three years after he was given two life sentences without the possibility of parole for the murder-for-hire of Covenant’s chief pathologist Dr. Joseph Sonnier, Amarillo plastic surgeon Thomas Dixon has been granted a new trial by the 7th District Court of Appeals in Amarillo.

TTU approves sale of alcohol at games, slashing concession prices

Texas Tech’s Board of Regents have approved the sale of beer and wine in the general seating area at home sporting events. This comes after Texas Tech’s Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt made a presentation to the board on Thursday afternoon about enhancing the overall experience for fans.

Texas Tech installs unique distillation tower for Engineering student training

Texas Tech installs a new distillation tower for Chemical Engineering students, following $1.3M donation from a Midland Energy company.

Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder was often tainted with asbestos for years, report says

A Reuters investigation found that for decades, Johnson & Johnson sought to hide the fact that in many cases cancer-causing asbestos contaminated the talc that was used to produce its talcum powder products.

Sorry, Lululemon is not recruiting brand ambassadors through Instagram

Don't repost an offer to be a Lululemon brand ambassador from Instagram - it's fake.

‘Let this Lamborghini light your fire,’ pastor says while giving wife $200k luxury SUV - he’s now defending the purchase

The South Carolina pastor said no money was taken from the church to purchase the luxury sports car.

Texas Tech to host commencement Friday, Saturday

Texas Tech will host its fall commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday inside of the United Supermarkets Arena at 1701 Indiana Avenue.

Facebook bug gave third parties access to photos for 6.8 million accounts

A glitch caused third parties to be able to access more photos than they should’ve between Sept. 13 to Sept. 25, but the company has fixed the issue.

LPD closes lanes near 19th Street, Loop 289 after crash

Officials with the Lubbock Police Department are asking the public to avoid the areas near 19th Street and Loop 289 after a crash was reported.

Armored truck deposits cash on highway in NJ

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21st Street between Louisville, Knoxville avenues to close for Covenant construction

Part of 21st Street between Louisville and Knoxville avenues will close from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday as construction around Covenant Medical Center continues.

Rich family offering a photographer $100k to travel the world and take photos of them

You get sick pay and 30 days of vacation time, but you have to be ready to go at a moment's notice.

Friday is National Free Shipping Day

The website has a comprehensive list of stores with online deals. Deals also include guaranteed delivery by Christmas Day, in many cases.

Mayor of Tuscola dead after Thursday crash in Taylor County

The mayor of Tuscola, a town nearly 20 miles south of Abilene, and his wife were killed on Thursday after an afternoon crash in Taylor County, one mile north of Tuscola.

Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

Michael Cohen — who for more than a decade was a key power player in the Trump Organization and a fixture in Trump's political life — said he "gave loyalty to someone who, truthfully, does not deserve loyalty." Cohen spoke in an interview with ABC that aired Friday on "Good Morning America."

Toyota recalls address possible restraint, braking issues

Thursday, the auto maker recalled nearly 90,000 Land Cruisers and Lexus LX-570 vehicles from the past decade over a safety issue that involves the front passenger seat belt.

  Woman seriously injured in bear attack in PA

Melinda Lebarron was outside of her home with her dog when she was attacked by a bear Wednesday evening.

Mueller rejects Flynn’s argument that FBI interview was deceptive

Mueller’s office submitted a response on Friday to Flynn’s sentencing memo, which itself was submitted earlier this week.

Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

Although the resolutions are largely symbolic — because it's unclear if they will be considered by the House — passage Thursday showed senators seeking to assert oversight of Trump administration foreign policy and the relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Winds decrease, but remain gusty overnight

Strong winds continue across the area overnight. Wind speeds will gradually taper off after sunset, but remain gusty.

Officer involved in accident responding to West Loop rollover

A Lubbock Police officer responding to the scene of a rollover along West Loop 289 at 34th Street was also involved in an accident Thursday night.

All evacuations lifted in Brownfield West Gin fire

The Farmers Co-op in Brownfield, along with homes and other businesses were evacuated Thursday after a fire broke out at the West Gin. The evacuations are due to the fueling station at the co-op, where they also store propane.

Bomb threats sent to businesses, universities and media nationwide

Threats are being sent in to create mass disruption.

Lubbock PD: emailed bomb threats do not appear to be credible

A string of bomb threats across the nation and on the South Plains appear to be following a similar pattern Thursday afternoon.

Talkin’ Tech: It’s basketball season

This week on Talkin' Tech, Devin Ward & Blake Brodie broke down the Red Raiders 79-44 win over Northwestern State.

‘All Clear’ given at Levelland health clinic following bomb threat

The South Plains Rural Health Services in Levelland has been evacuated because of a bomb threat. The facility is just west of the Levelland Country Club on FM 300.

As protectors abandon Trump, investigation draws closer

Though Cohen broke down during his sentencing hearing Wednesday, Trump remained uncharacteristically quiet, his Twitter feed still while he ignored shouted questions about his former attorney at a White House event. But Trump has been far from silent during the monthslong Cohen saga.

Water development board approves funds for updates to Shallowater, Whiteface

The Texas Water Development Board has approved funds for improvements to the City of Shallowater and Whiteface’s water systems. The money, $2.5 for Shallowater and $450,000 for Whiteface, will be loaned out to both to help in upgrading its systems.

Boy Scouts of America considers filing for bankruptcy, report says

The organization is one of the largest youth groups in the country.

The Facts: Claims filed in Reagor-Dykes bankruptcy total more than $163 million

After combing through court documents and removing duplicate claims from dozens of creditors in the case for the original six Reagor-Dykes Auto Group locations where the deadline has passed to make a claim, the total dollar amount comes to more than $163.6 million.

Son has nowhere to hide when Mom embarrasses him on camera at basketball game

Mandy Remmell went for it when the 'fan cam' pointed at her during a Kelly Clarkson song. Her son may never forgive her.

Damage reported as high-speed winds come over South Plains

As Lubbock and the surrounding areas fall under a High Wind Warning, power outages are possible throughout Thursday. The wind speed warning is expected to last until 6 p.m.

Childhood home of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King sold to National Park Service

The home in Atlanta was reportedly sold for $1.9 million.

Bones found in family home ID’d as father missing for decades

One night back in 1961, Mike Carroll's father, George, disappeared. The explanations for his father's disappearance never sat well with the son.

Trump’s 10 terrorists: The evolution of a statistic

These 10 do not exist, except as a federal statistic that Trump and his vice president put through a rhetorical grinder in service of describing emigrants from Mexico as a menace.

Boy, 11, changes last name from ‘Trump’ due to bullying

While his parents work on getting his name legally changed, the boy will be going by his father’s last name at school.