World War II plane making tour stop in Lubbock

A B-25 Mitchell, also called a Maid in the Shade, airplane will make a tour stop at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport near the Silent Wings Museum from Monday to Sept. 30.

Federal officials unveil plans for four-mile, 18-foot-tall wall on Texas-Mexico border

The El Paso "wall" — a steel bollard fence — is a reminder that the White House is doing what it can to make good on one of President Trump’s signature campaign promises.

Crash reported near Indiana Avenue, 36th, 35th streets

A crash was reported on Indiana Avenue in between 36th and 35th Street at around 3 p.m. on Saturday.

FULL VIDEO: Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke clash over immigration, Trump, guns during intense debate

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke of El Paso, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, took a newly aggressive tack against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in their first debate Friday evening.

Volunteers needed as Crosbyton cleans up summer storm damage

Many residents in Crosbyton haven't recovered from summer storms. A community-wide cleanup day has been scheduled for Saturday to help with disaster relief.

103-year-old veteran speaks to students at Texas Tech University

Some students got some valuable advice on Friday, from a woman who graduated from Texas Tech 82 years ago.

Come visit Clifford the Big Red Dog at Science Spectrum

Bring the kids to meet Clifford the Big Red Dog, Saturday, Sept. 22 at Science Spectrum.

Lubbock County Elections Office open late for voter registration Tuesday

Tuesday, Sept. 25 is National Voter Registration Day. The Lubbock County Elections Office will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Lubbock Economic Development Alliance announces 71 new jobs & $24m in capital investment

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced the creation of 71 new jobs and $24 million in capital investment at a press conference Friday afternoon.

Meet the new Lubbock Animal Services Director

Steven Greene talks about his promotion to Director of Lubbock Animal Services.

South Plains College offers license to carry class Oct. 6

South Plains College will offer a license to carry class on Oct. 6 and is inviting the public to register and attend.

  Police asking for witnesses to fatal Sept. 6 crash

Crash investigators with the Lubbock Police Department are in need of witnesses to a fatal crash on Sept. 6 near 4th Street and Toledo Avenue where 29-year-old Kevin Flores was killed.

Maintenance to begin on 34th Street Monday

Beginning Monday morning, September 24, Lone Star Dirt and Paving under contract with the City of Lubbock, will begin maintenance work on 34th Street from Milwaukee Avenue to Upland Avenue.

Wet roads could cause traffic disturbances throughout day

Rain is expected throughout the day on Friday which could mean an increase in crash potential for some drivers.

Investigation continues into body found on I-27 north of Abernathy

The Hale County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found on the side of a road outside of Abernathy.

Vietnam war heroes and best friends reunite after 48 years

A pair of war heroes and best friends reunited in Lubbock on Thursday, after nearly 50 years apart.

Colonoscopy Helps Later Generations

Colorectal cancer is diagnosed in 1 in every 23 Americans. The irony is that it is often preventable through colonoscopy screening.

Texas Tech University adds new minor for Mexican American Studies

Last year, over 25 percent of Texas Tech University students were Hispanic or Latino. Now Tech has been recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution.

Steven Greene named animal services director for City of Lubbock

The City of Lubbock is pleased to announce Steven Greene as the Animal Services Director.

Veterinarians expect ‘drastic increase’ in Parvovirus cases in Lubbock area

The time and weather is right for a spike in Canine Parvovirus cases in the Lubbock area, according to a local veterinarian.

Vista Bank sues former Reagor-Dykes Auto Group CFO Shane Smith

In documents filed in District Court on Wednesday, Vista Bank has filed suit against the former Chief Financial Officer of Reagor-Dykes Auto Group for defaulting on an unsecured personal loan for $200,000.

  Panhandle South Plains Fair continues through Sept. 29

The Panhandle South Plains Fair kicks off with Buck A Ride Preview Night on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Nissan recalling more than 215,000 cars and SUV’s because of fire risk

Brake fluid could leak onto a circuit board, causing a short and a possible fire.

Dental, oral surgeons to host Smiles for Soldiers program

Until Oct. 18 local oral surgery office Hill & Ioppolo Oral and Facial Surgeons will have an application open for an area veteran or active-duty soldier who want to receive a brand new smile, estimated at a $50,000 value.

Teens create fundraiser, benefit concert at just 17 years old

A group of Lubbock teens have put together a benefit concert to benefit Buckner Children's Home.

Recent rain raises concern for West Nile in Lubbock

As more rain comes into the city, the chance for mosquitoes increases dramatically. Following a confirmed case of West Nile in a neighboring county, the Lubbock Health Department and Vector Control are working to stop the mosquitoes before they start getting people sick.

FirstCapital Bank asks the court to ‘toss Vista Bank’s lawsuit’ against them

Attorneys for Ken and Brad Burgess, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FirstCapital Bank of Texas have asked the court to toss Vista Bank’s lawsuit brought related to the alleged check-kiting fraud perpetrated by Reagor-Dykes auto dealership, according to officials with FirstCapital Bank.

TxDMV: Reagor-Dykes Auto Group and 10 finance companies to blame for 100 title complaints

The letters to Reagor-Dykes Auto Group and 10 finance companies say there are approximately 100 complaints that the Texas DMV is currently fielding against the dealerships, mostly in regards to titling issues.

PCCA Announces Year-End Cash Distribution of $30.71 Million to its Grower-Owners

Lubbock-based Plains Cotton Cooperative Association today announced fiscal year-end further cash distribution to its grower-owners totaling $30.71 million at the cooperative’s 65th Annual Meeting.

FirstBank & Trust sues Reagor-Dykes Auto Group, claiming it’s owed more than $3 million

According to the lawsuit, in August 2018, FirstBank, began investigating the status of RAM’s inventory at its Levelland and Imports (the “Dealerships”) locations in an effort to monitor vehicle sales information and to identify whether RAM was falsely reporting sales data and inventory status. Throu

3D-printable gun maker charged with sexual assault of minor

Cody Wilson is accused of having sex with a girl under the age of 17. Authorities said the incident occurred in Austin, TX, on Aug. 15, and Wilson paid the girl $500.

Volunteer organization to host clean up day in Crosbyton

Members of the South Plains Regional Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster will come together on Saturday to host a clean up day in Crosbyton.

Ana Navarro to speak at Tech’s Celebrate Diversity Banquet Oct.15

Republican strategist and political analyst, Ana Navarro will speak at this year’s Celebrate Diversity Banquet hosted by Texas Tech’s Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

Wednesday’s Top Stories

Here are today’s top stories from DayBreak Today this morning, September 19, 2018.

Ted Cruz to make another campaign stop in Lubbock Saturday

Ted Cruz, the junior senator from Texas and incumbent facing off against Congressman Beto O’Rourke in the midterm elections, will make another campaign stop in Lubbock on Saturday.

TxDOT plans detour for US 62 in Ralls

The Texas Department of Transportation will close parts of U.S. Highway 62 in Ralls on Wednesday for a more than $8 million road project.

Lubbock Chamber announces support for LISD bond proposal

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is throwing its support behind Lubbock ISD's upcoming bond election.

Mother warns parents to watch children after daughter was approached by suspicious man

Yolanda Rodela is warning parents to watch their children closely after her 8-year-old daughter, Layla, had a frightening encounter with a strange man.

Shipley Do-Nuts coming to Lubbock

Houston based Shipley Do-nuts is planning to open several locations in the Hub City, and the first one could come as soon as Spring 2019.

FirstCapital Bank says they were victims of Reagor-Dykes check-kiting

FirstCapital Bank made a motion to dismiss claims made by Vista Bank on Tuesday, saying they were a victim of “a check-kiting scheme perpetrated by Reagor-Dykes.”

Lubbock man charged with sexual assault, attempted agg. kidnapping

31-year-old Nicholes Camacho of Lubbock was indicted by a Lubbock Grand Jury on Tuesday, charged with sexual assault and attempted aggravated kidnapping.