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.

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.

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.

Mattis to meet Chinese counterpart amid US-China tensions

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is preparing to meet in Singapore with his Chinese counterpart just weeks after a meeting planned in Beijing fell apart amid growing friction between the U.S. and China

Mexico Beach residents return home again _ some to no home

Residents of hurricane-ravaged Mexico Beach are returning home for the first time since Michael, but some are finding no home to return to

Lubbock ISD lays out $130 million bond to improve student safety

Early voting for the November general election starts next week. One of the items to be voted on is a $130 million bond package for the Lubbock Independent School District that focuses on three main components- efficiency, safety and security, and academic programming.

Mega Millions drawing results 10/16

Are you $667 Million richer this evening? If you’re not sure yet, here’s a look at the numbers from Tuesday night’s drawing.

Heat the town: Helping others stay warm this winter

Every year there are many deaths in our country related to faulty heating systems or to the lack of heating all together.

Cruz, O’Rourke spar in second debate

Senator Ted Cruz met El Paso Representative Beto O’Rourke in their second televised debate ahead of the November 6 election for United States Senate Tuesday night.

Lubbock Police address ‘suspicious white minivan’ reports across city

After requesting information from the Lubbock Police Department, officials have released the following statement about a “suspicious white minivan” which has been reportedly spotted, and reportedly connected to attempted kidnappings in Lubbock.

Trailing in polls, O'Rourke lays into Cruz in Texas debate

Democrat Beto O'Rourke is hoping to reverse polls showing him fading against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one of the nation's most-watched

Clovis officer placed on administrative leave after officer-involved shooting

Clovis officer placed on administrative leave after suspect killed

Driver indicted by grand jury after crashing vehicle into apartment complex

A Lubbock County grand jury has officially charged a man with failure to stop and render aid in a crash that caused injury which happened in May.

KCBD Investigates questions ME’s 427 backlogged cases

The KCBD Investigates Team started asking questions about a backlog at the Lubbock County Medical Examiner's Office. Those questions prompted Lubbock County Commissioners to host a news conference at the medical examiner's office on Tuesday afternoon.

Former Lubbock teacher indicted on charges of improper relationship with a student

A former Coronado High School teacher who was arrested after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of improper relationship with a student.

Jury trial scheduled for James Holland in capital murder of Holli Jeffcoat

A jury trial has been scheduled for January 14, 2019 for James Holland, the man accused of sexually assaulting, stabbing, and cutting the uterus out of his step daughter Holli Jeffcoat, as well as setting the house she was in on fire. The Lubbock County District Attorney’s Office is seeking the dea

Toddler dies from stabbing, cooked in oven in MS; grandmother charged

The sheriff said the girl's body was being sent for an autopsy. The pathologist would determine whether the child was alive before being put in the oven.

Students allegedly baked cookies with human ashes, served them to classmates

Police believe the ashes allegedly used may have been those of one of the students' grandparents.

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive

  Salvation Army offers GED classes to Lubbock’s homeless

Many people may take getting their high school diploma for granted, but for some it is not an easy task. That can be especially true for people who are homeless or come from a low income community.

Public gives input on Lubbock’s comprehensive plan

If 22 years ago someone would have asked what the city of Lubbock would look like in 2018, people probably would not have guessed we would be planning an outer loop to the south and west, or could have foreseen the growth of the northwest corridor of the city outside Loop 289.

Police: Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting had chainsaw blade

The New Mexico State Police have released more information about the officer-involved shooting in Clovis last week.

Flight training school opens at Slaton Municipal Airport amid pilot shortage

Aspiring pilots have a new place to obtain training and certificates at the Slaton Municipal Airport.

South Plains Honor Flight honors fallen veteran at Quantico funeral

On the final day of the South Plains Honor Flight, the veterans got to be a part of something truly unique to the trip as they attended the funeral of Master Sergeant Carl A. Busker.

Man killed in bar fight was Navy veteran, Army Sergeant

Officials with the Lubbock Police Department are conducting an investigation into the death of 39-year-old Zenon Cano Jr.

One person killed in crash near Snyder

According to officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety, 19-year-old Tristan Michael Towns of Joshua, TX was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Oct. 12.

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring

Heavy hearts as South Plains veterans visit Korean, Vietnam War memorials

“It was a real honor to be here today,” Korean War Veteran Everett Douglas said. “To be able to serve in the Army and with the Koreans. Also, to be here when they put the wreath up.”