USGS confirms 4.0 magnitude earthquake northeast of Amarillo

The sunrise wasn't all that greeted Amarillo residents on Saturday morning.

  Mega Millions jackpot grows to $1.6 billion after nobody won Friday’s drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot has now swelled to $1.6 billion after nobody bought a winning ticket for the Friday night drawing.

Midland girl first diagnosed with AFM, actually with ADEM

What started as strep and a raspatory infection for 6-year-old Brooklyn Cazares from Midland turned into something much scarier.

Loyal customers buy lottery tickets for convenience store manager

The Mega Millions jackpot hit 1 billion dollars on Friday, leaving many local residents scrambling to get tickets just hours before the drawing.

Man involved in police shootout, 2 hour standoff faces up to 45 years

Officials with the Department of Public Safety say 41-year-old Danny Joe Geer faces 35 years in prison after pleading guilty of attempted capital murder of a peace officer that happened 11 months ago. He also faces up to 10 years for evading arrest.

Dem Texas House candidate to host rally in Cactus Theater Monday

Drew Landry, the Democrat candidate for the Texas House of Representative District 83, will host a rally on public education from 6-9 p.m. on Monday inside the Cactus Theater, located at 1812 Buddy Holly Ave.

Plainview crisis center plants pinwheels on Wayland campus as reminder of domestic violence awareness

All along the circle near Gates Hall on the Wayland Baptist University campus and parts of Quincy Street in Plainview people may have noticed many purple pinwheels planted in the grass.

Fire damages Levelland apartment complex

Just before 1 a.m., Levelland Fire responded to the 800 block of Avenue H this morning for a reported apartment fire at Legacy Apartments.

Arrest made in aggravated robbery of Allsup’s in Ralls

Officers with the Ralls Police Department arrested 26-year-old Samuel Andrew Martinez in connection to an armed robbery of the Ralls Allsup’s store.

Man wanted in Washington arrested near Littlefield, TX

According to officials with the Lamb County Sheriff’s Office, a man who escaped custody from the Washington Department of Justice was arrested near Littlefield, TX on Thursday.

Violent Dallas-area pimp sentenced to life in prison

A Dallas-area pimp who preyed on teenage girls was sentenced to life in prison today, according to the United States Department of Justice.

Texas Tech Football releases list of things you need to know ahead of Saturday’s game

Ahead of Saturday’s matchup against the Kansas Jayhawks, Texas Tech University’s athletic department released a list of things fans need to know before heading out to The Jones, including what to wear, what to do if it rains on your tailgate, and what you can and can’t bring.

Honor Flight veteran thankful for opportunity to travel to D.C.

Don Smith didn’t think he deserved to go. “I didn’t do anything special," he said Thursday afternoon in his Plainview home.

$1 billion! Friday’s Mega Millions drawing reaches record jackpot

Someone out there could buy a winning ticket for the record-high $970 million jackpot, even if the odds are astonishingly low.

Husband’s love drives need to find kidney for wife

If you drive around the Hub City you may have noticed a car with the words ‘my wife needs a kidney’ written across its rear windshield. Behind the sign is one husband’s heartfelt attempt to help his wife.

Planned construction for 82nd & Frankford concerns nearby businesses

Atmos Energy will begin a utility construction project at the intersection of 82nd Street and Frankford Avenue on Monday, October 22.

Food For Thought: 10/18

Lubbock health inspectors checked out the cleanliness of nearly 40 food establishments. Out of those inspections there were two low performers.

Woman heartbroken after Amarillo shelter accidentally euthanizes dog

One woman is heartbroken after she says Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare accidentally euthanized her dog.

Father located after 2-year-old abandoned on stranger’s doorstep

The boy's father said the incident was "very irresponsible."

Texas Tech makes changes to homecoming festivities due to weather

Texas Tech University has announced changes to their homecoming festivities due to recent weather.

Reagor-Dykes customers will have to wait for TT&L, trade-in resolution

Last week, the Reagor-Dykes Auto Group attorneys asked the judge to grant a motion to allow retail lenders to pay outstanding tax, title and license fees and trade-in payoffs. In a hearing today, the motion was pushed until Oct. 29 because a majority of the lenders are not yet on board.

Teen accused of Clovis library shooting pleads guilty, filing for case to be moved to juvenile court

Nathaniel Jouett, 17, accused of opening gunfire at the Clovis-Carver Public Library, killing two and wounding four others, has pleaded guilty to all 30 charges as an adult, including two first-degree murder charges.

Rain postpones start of Lubbock pumpkin trail

Due to the rain and the condition of the trail, the Pumpkin Trail for Thursday, October 18, has been cancelled.

FBI arrests Amarillo man for NM bank robbery

The FBI in Amarillo has arrested a man wanted for a bank robbery in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Residents fed up with 10-inch potholes on county roads

Last week KCBD told you how the rain has produced potholes in roads in the city and the county. One resident who lives on a county road had become so fed up with the ones on his street, he reached out for help.

Lubbock County ranch to be honored with state historical marker

Looking around Lubbock County, there aren’t many traditional ranches left, but there is still one in operation in the eastern part of the county that has a deep enough history to deserve its own historical marker.

Country women lift each other up at CMT Artists of the Year

This one's for the girls, as CMT honors all female stars from Loretta Lynn to Carrie Underwood

Covenant pediatric patients celebrate Halloween early.

The popular seasonal chain Spirit Halloween held their annual ‘Spirit of Children’ Halloween Party at Covenant Children’s Hospital Wednesday.

State of TTU luncheon reveals developments, enrollment numbers

Key leaders discussed the latest developments, current enrollment figures, and future plans for the four institutions that make up the Texas Tech University System.

Congressman Arrington helps honor Shallowater High School Assistant Principal

A Shallowater man who carries two titles while serving his country and the community was recognized Wednesday. Some know Kris Hulse as the assistant principal at Shallowater high school. Others know him as Lieutenant Colonel Hulse.

KCBD Investigates: Man may have to wait at least 8 months to receive father’s death certificate

Lubbock County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Sam Andrews said when he took over for Dr. Sridhar Natarajan on October 1, he discovered a backlog of 427 cases.

Major roadwork at 82nd & Frankford could take 6 weeks

Beginning Monday, October 22, Atmos Energy and its contractors will begin a utility construction project at the intersection of 82nd Street and Frankford Avenue, causing significant disruptions to pedestrian and vehicular traffic. The project is scheduled to take six weeks, weather permitting.

Fact checking second Cruz, O’Rourke debate

During their second — and perhaps last — U.S. Senate debate, Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, went back and forth on a number of issues Tuesday night in San Antonio.

Burkburnett man arrested for allegedly hitting 12-year-old boy

A Burkburnett man is accused of punching a 12-year-old boy following a phone conversation where the phrase, "your mom" was used, according to court documents.

Wolfforth police asking for help in burglary

Police in Wolfforth are asking the public’s help in identifying someone involved in a car burglary last month outside a hotel along the Brownfield Highway.

American Cancer Society awards $5,000 to UMC for transportation help

The American Cancer Society has awarded the University Medical Center Foundation the Community Transportation Grant worth $5,000 to help in patient transportation.

Writer of LCU’s alma mater, Wayne Hinds, dies

Wayne Hinds, a founding faculty member of Lubbock Christian University and the man who composed the music for the university’s alma mater, died Tuesday afternoon.

Texas uses $100M from 2010 oil spill settlement for coast

More than $100 million from a settlement after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been spent on restoring Texas coastal habitat

Pumpkins on display at city’s Pumpkin Trail from Thursday to Sunday

The City of Lubbock will host the 10th annual Pumpkin Trail from Thursday to Sunday at Clapp Park, located off of University Avenue in between 34th and 50th streets.

Hockley County sheriff searching for Rachel Montes

The Hockley County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for Rachel Montes, who has a felony warrant for theft of property.

Latrelle Joy to host town hall meeting on Tuesday

District 6 Lubbock City Councilwoman Latrelle Joy will host a town hall meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Groves Branch Library at 5520 19th St.