Crime

  1 in custody after crash near 37th & University

Investigators seek assault charges on woman shown pulling child’s hair at daycare

Police investigating treatment of child caught on camera at Lubbock daycare

Former Amarillo doctor accused of hiring hitman to kill romantic rival to post $2 million bond

Second suspect, shot by vehicle owner, charged in Dec. 15 vehicle theft

4 more suspects arrested, charged in string of vehicle burglaries

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  Warrant: Suspect shot victim for backpack, protection

Healthcare facility where vegetative woman gave birth ordered to find new management

Clovis man sentenced for escaping Curry County Detention Center

Wanted Wednesday: Have you seen this man?

Teen indicted by grand Jury, the first of many arrested for vehicle burglary spree

Two formally charged after woman fires shot at nephew

Lubbock man indicted after pulling a loaded gun in dance hall parking lot

Heavily intoxicated, pointing a gun and spitting at Police officers, one Lubbock man has been indicted for aggravated assault causing bodily injury with a deadly weapon.

Seminole man arrested in El Paso after allegedly stealing ambulance

Tevyn Traivon Reed, a 27-year-old Seminole man, was arrested on Monday after allegedly stealing an ambulance from El Paso’s Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus.

Grand Jury indicts 17-year-old shot during December car theft

A Fort Worth teenager is on bond following an attempted car theft in December that left him with a gunshot wound.

Man charged after gas station clerk is hit by car during 5-finger beer run

On August 30, 2018, police were called to the Valero Corner Store at 2501 82nd Street in reference to a hit and run and possible robbery.

Lubbock man indicted for impersonating a public servant, attempted to pull over driver

Texas House proposes massive increase for public school funding

3 deputies shot while serving warrant in TX

Truck carrying $10 million worth of liquid meth seized by investigators in Georgia

Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper charged, has bail set at $5 million

Game wardens investigating deer believed to be poached in Lubbock County

Wolfforth PD asks for help in vehicle burglary case

The Wolfforth Police Department is asking the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in a vehicle burglary case over the weekend.

Convicted child killer murdered by cellmate in OK prison, officials say

The man was sentenced to life without parole after a jury found him guilty in the murder of an 8-year-old girl who went missing from her home in 1997.

Police searching for woman following shooting in central Lubbock

A man was shot at a central Lubbock club parking lot, and police are now on the hunt for the suspect.

Man accused of beating girlfriend’s daughter to death for spilling juice on Xbox

The man is accused of shaking and beating the 4-year-old, including kicking her down a hallway, as punishment for spilling the juice.

Man who left 2 pounds of marijuana in Uber arrested by undercover officer while trying to retrieve it

Police say the 21-year-old was arrested after he acknowledged the drugs were his in a meeting with an undercover trooper at McDonald's.

Suspects crash car into house after refusing to pull over for police

Lubbock police have a passenger in custody and are still searching for a driver after a car crashed into a house in the 5500 block of Richmond Avenue on Friday afternoon.

DPS confiscates over 160 pounds of drugs in Donley County bust

Both the driver and passenger were arrested for felony possession of marijuana.

Missing boy, 6, found alive in crawl space of Missouri attic; mother, boyfriend arrested

The boy’s father went to pick him up from his mother’s house in August, but the two and her boyfriend were nowhere to be found.

Mother charged with abuse after putting baby inside freezer, deputies say

A baby is reported to be safe after his mother allegedly placed him inside a stranger’s unused freezer then hid in a crawl space.

9 arrested, including 5 juveniles, in connection with vehicle burglaries

Lubbock police have nine suspects in custody, including five juveniles, in connection with a recent string of vehicle burglaries.

LPD enforcing curfew on juveniles 16 and under after string of vehicle burglaries

Lubbock police will be stepping up enforcement of a curfew for juveniles 16 and younger after a shocking number of vehicle burglaries in the past year.

Lubbock man pleads guilty to cyberstalking after posting revenge porn

A Lubbock man has pleaded guilty to cyberstalking after law enforcement caught him posting “revenge porn” of a California college student he met online.

Man on 10 Most Wanted Gang Fugitives list arrested

A man who has been wanted since April 2018 for a parole violation, and who was listed in the 10 Most Wanted Gang Fugitives list, is now in custody.

Hart ISD employee under investigation for inappropriate relationship with student

A Hart ISD employee has been placed on paid administrative leave while officials investigate allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a student.

Former maintenance man indicted, charged with sexual assault of disabled woman

A second indictment has been brought against 45-year-old Robert Lopez-Parker, who was arrested and charged with sexual assault of a disabled woman on May 2, 2018.

Grand Jury indicts man for evading arrest after July 2018 police chase in Slaton

Man arrested in July 2018 for leading a police chase in Garza County has been indicted by a grand Jury.

Homeless man indicted by Grand Jury for burglary

Cresencio Reyes Garza is indicted for felony burglary of a habitation.

Man arrested after allegedly stealing $10 million winning lottery ticket from roommate

The lottery winner shared his good news with his two roommates, but when he couldn’t collect, he suspected one of them had stolen the ticket and reported it to police.

Mother charged after son’s body found encased in concrete in Denver storage unit

The boy's mother was charged with abuse of a corpse in what sources say was an attempt to hide evidence.

Texas Rangers investigating officer involved shooting in Midland

A man is dead and a sheriff’s deputy is on leave following a shooting Tuesday afternoon east of Midland.

UPDATE: Deceased GA newborn found in a cooler found to be full-term child

Witnesses in the area stated the cooler had been on the side of the road near the wood-line for several days, possibly up to a week

Man accused of killing Zoe Campos indicted by a grand jury

The man who admitted to police he murdered 18-year-old Zoe Campos in November 2013 has been indicted by a Lubbock County Grand Jury.

2 arrested after traffic stop leads to drug bust worth $230,000 in Carson County

Two people have been arrested after a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper found $230,000 worth of methamphetamine during a traffic stop in Carson County.

Lubbock Fire Department warns of scam

Officials say there is an individual calling the citizens of Lubbock asking for monetary donations for Lubbock Fire Rescue.

Man accused of bringing date to condo with woman he allegedly killed in basement

The suspect faces various charges, including first-degree intentional homicide, hiding a corpse and identity theft.

Man caught on camera licking doorbell, prowling outside CA home for 3 hours

Police say the suspect could face misdemeanor charges for petty theft and prowling.

Sole person of interest in Jeannie Quinn murder transferred to Abilene jail

The sole person of interest in the brutal murder of 20-year-old Levelland native Jeannie Quinn has been moved from the Hockley County Jail to the Taylor County Jail in Abilene.

Parents arrested after 1-year-old girl’s body found buried in NM backyard

The case began in December when the girl’s father allegedly told his mother he drowned the 1-year-old in the bathtub apartment.

Man charged with murder in shooting of 7-year-old Houston girl; race not believed to be factor

A manhunt began after the Dec. 30 murder of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, who was fatally shot when a suspect opened fire on her family’s car.

Woody’s Brick Oven Pizza, other businesses burglarized Saturday morning

The owners of Woody's Brick Oven Pizza are asking for public help after a burglary that happened early Saturday morning.

Mother accused of forcing 8-year-old daughter to help in plot to poison husband with antifreeze

Prosecutors say the woman’s husband was not hurt because each time he allegedly drank the antifreeze, he noticed a chemical taste and spat out the drink.

Juvenile arrested in relation to sexual assault of elderly woman in Southlawn neighborhood

A juvenile has been arrested in connection to the sexual assault of an elderly woman in Southlawn that took place in December.

Amarillo police investigating officer-involved shooting in central Amarillo

The Amarillo Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened at 37th and South Polk this afternoon.

Texas police made more than $50 million in 2017 from seizing people’s property

Law enforcement leaders say civil asset forfeiture is a necessary tool for fighting crime, but several lawmakers see it as a violation of Americans’ civil liberties. Texas legislators are poised to take up the issue once again in 2019.

Former Coronado High School teacher violated pretrial agreement

Scott Riley Hall, the former Coronado High School teacher who is said to have an inappropriate relationship with a former student, has violated conditions of his pretrial release after he waved to a 15-year-old at a gas station.

Friday morning Olton fire appears ‘to have been set,’ police chief reports

The Olton Volunteer Fire Department responded to its second fire in Olton this week and the town’s chief of police believes this one may have been set by someone.

Off-duty fire captain killed by alleged drunken driver while helping at crash scene

The suspected drunken driver was arrested and charged with homicide by reckless use of a vehicle.

Deputies: Teens egging cars led to road rage, crash that killed Houston woman

Deputies say after two drivers, one a 14-year-old, got involved in a car chase, the teenager ran a red light, crashed into a third car and killed the female driver.

Fiancé of Colorado mother missing since Thanksgiving charged with her murder

Investigators have not found a body but say the evidence suggests the 29-year-old mother was killed at her home.

Manhunt underway after Houston girl, 7, fatally shot in car with mom

The girl’s mother says the family was headed to the store when a car pulled up out of nowhere, and a man inside started shooting at them for no reason.

Police: Baby left in soaked diaper, cold car while mother inside bar

The mother was arrested after bystanders noticed the 1-year-old alone in the car.

Officials searching for 3 suspects after Allsup’s robbery in Farwell

The Parmer County Sheriff’s Office is searching for three suspects after a robbery was reported in Farwell on Monday morning.

Lubbock man sentenced to 46 months in prison for mail theft

The Lubbock man who admitted to stealing mail and selling people’s personal information on the “dark web” has been sentenced to just under four years in prison for his crime.

Armed man arrested on way to Texas church to ‘fulfill prophecy,’ police say

The suspect, who was armed with a handgun and extra ammunition, was arrested along the Texas highway after a waitress called police about an encounter she had with him.

Mother accused of letting daughter die by hiding diabetes diagnosis

The mother allegedly took measures to conceal her daughter’s 2013 diabetes diagnosis and failed to provide her with appropriate medical treatment and medication.

UPDATE: 2 dead after domestic disturbance west of Maxey Park

Lubbock Police have identified the two people dead in Saturday’s incident.

Former Plainview bank manager sentenced to 21 months in federal prison

Joe Frank Rodriguez, the former Centennial Bank branch manager who admitted to stealing $143,000 from the bank’s vault, was sentenced Friday to 21 months in prison and five years probation.

Woman arrested after calling 911 to ask for ride, deputies say

Deputies say the 22-year-old called 911 three times to ask for a ride, one time saying she was in danger when she wasn’t and another time cursing the dispatcher.

Prosecutors fighting bond request of Amarillo doctor receiving new trial for paying man to kill romantic rival

Prosecutors are fighting the bond request of Dr. Thomas Dixon, an Amarillo doctor who was convicted of capital murder by paying to have his romantic rival killed in Lubbock.

Suspect steals Virgin Mary statue from Hobbs church

If you have any information relating to this incident you are encouraged to call the Hobbs Police Department at or Lea County Crimestoppers.

Man flies home Christmas night after he catches burglar on surveillance cameras

After seeing the stranger in his home, the man immediately called 911, but because he was in another state visiting family, dispatchers told him they couldn’t help.

Burglar convinced victim he was innocent, got ride away from scene, authorities say

The homeowner was shocked to find a stranger on his couch, wearing his clothes and snuggling his dog, but he says the burglary suspect’s explanation was convincing.

Person of interest in Levelland murder, missing persons case arrested in Hockley County

The Hockley County Sheriff’s Office has taken 57-year-old Ricky Don Henderson, the man who is currently a person of interest in a Levelland murder and missing persons case, into custody on a parole violation.

Hockley County sheriff highlights fugitive wanted for more than a year

The Hockley County Sheriff’s Office has featured, once again, Christopher Sanchez as it’s Warrant Wednesday fugitive.

Woman arrested for allegedly starving children after their mother left them in her care

The children’s family members say when they finally managed to find the three, they were filthy, severely unkempt and so thin that they immediately took them to the hospital.

Clovis man shot in head, sent to Lubbock hospital

Forty-six-year-old James Andre Williams was sent to a Lubbock hospital Tuesday afternoon after being shot in the head in Clovis.

Man arrested for allegedly throwing ham at woman in argument over Christmas dinner

The suspect allegedly threw several items at a female victim, including the ham to be eaten for Christmas dinner, then tried to flee the scene.

Good Samaritan with baseball bat hears girl’s cries for help, stops kidnapping attempt

Police said, thanks to the Samaritan, the 11-year-old girl was able to escape from the suspect’s car. She was not hurt and is now home safe and sound.