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May 7, 2012

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  • Police say overnight shooting was 'no random act'

    Police say overnight shooting was 'no random act'

    Tuesday, May 8 2012 8:47 PM EDT2012-05-09 00:47:39 GMT
    Police have released new details in the overnight shooting that led to a police chase through Lubbock Sunday. They say it was no random act. Police say all the parties knew each other. Jorge Herrera,
    Police have released new details in the overnight shooting that led to a police chase through Lubbock Sunday. They say it was no random act. Police say all the parties knew each other.
  • KCBD INVESTIGATES: Children sold for sex in Lubbock

    KCBD INVESTIGATES: Children sold for sex in Lubbock

    Tuesday, May 8 2012 7:15 PM EDT2012-05-08 23:15:35 GMT
    Human trafficking is a $32 billion industry and one of the fastest growing crimes in the world. But what exactly is human trafficking? It's a modern day form of slavery where victims are forced into sex. There
    Human trafficking is a $32 billion industry and one of the fastest growing crimes in the world. But what exactly is human trafficking? It's a modern day form of slavery where victims are forced into sex.
  • LISD Trustee demands vote on 'conservative dress code'

    LISD Trustee demands vote on 'conservative dress code'

    Tuesday, May 8 2012 11:37 AM EDT2012-05-08 15:37:51 GMT
    Mark Blankenship, LISD Trustee for District 3 issued this statement on Monday: As the public is aware, the L.I.S.D. dress code has been under review by the Board of Trustees since March, and was the subject
    Mark Blankenship, LISD Trustee for District 3 issued this statement on Monday...
  • Jessica Picon Pays It Forward: 5/7

    Jessica Picon Pays It Forward: 5/7

    Monday, May 7 2012 11:57 PM EDT2012-05-08 03:57:38 GMT
    If you had $300 to give away who would you choose to help? This week we found our playmaker in Downtown Lubbock, as Jessica and Daniel decided to help a family that had recently suffered a house fire. Copyright
    If you had $300 to give away who would you choose to help? This week Jessica and Daniel decided to help a family that had recently suffered a house fire.
  • Toddlers are the new group to target when it comes to obesity

    Toddlers are the new group to target when it comes to obesity

    Monday, May 7 2012 11:08 PM EDT2012-05-08 03:08:10 GMT
    New numbers from the government suggest the best target group in fighting obesity is overweight toddlers. Officials at the Health and Human Services Department are encouraging pediatricians to use the
    New numbers from the government suggest the best target group in fighting obesity is overweight toddlers.
  • Judge refuses to toss out elderly man’s lawsuit against Lubbock police

    Judge refuses to toss out elderly man’s lawsuit against Lubbock police

    Monday, May 7 2012 10:31 PM EDT2012-05-08 02:31:02 GMT
    Lubbock police asked a judge to toss out a lawsuit filed by then 90-year-old Willie Williams who claims excessive force related to a shooting incident last year. But a federal judge in Lubbock said ‘no'
    Lubbock police asked a judge to toss out a lawsuit filed by then 90-year-old Willie Williams who claims excessive force related to a shooting incident last year. But a federal judge in Lubbock said ‘no' on Monday.
  • Texas Tech softball hangs on to close regular season with 2-1 victory

    Texas Tech softball hangs on to close regular season with 2-1 victory

    Monday, May 7 2012 10:04 PM EDT2012-05-08 02:04:43 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech Athletics LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech scored two runs over the first two frames and Cara Custer kept the Oklahoma State bats at bay long enough for the 24th-ranked Red Raiders to
    Texas Tech scored two runs over the first two frames and Cara Custer kept the Oklahoma State bats at bay long enough for the 24th-ranked Red Raiders to close the regular season with a 2-1 victory Monday at Rocky Johnson Field.
  • President's Prescription: Wear and Tear of Arthritis

    President's Prescription: Wear and Tear of Arthritis

    Monday, May 7 2012 9:07 PM EDT2012-05-08 01:07:15 GMT
    As the first baby boomers enter their senior years, it's clear they've picked up some mileage in the form of corporate softball, 10k charity runs, pickup basketball and race walking. For many, the exercise
    As the first baby boomers enter their senior years, it's clear they've picked up some mileage in the form of corporate softball, 10k charity runs, pickup basketball and race walking. For many, the exercise has added not only years to their life, but also life to their years.
  • Increase in enteric diseases across Lubbock

    Increase in enteric diseases across Lubbock

    Monday, May 7 2012 9:00 PM EDT2012-05-08 01:00:19 GMT
    During the past month, the Health Department has seen an increase in enteric diseases across Lubbock. Symptoms can include diarrhea, vomiting, fever, and stomach cramps. They can last up to seven days
    During the past month, the Health Department has seen an increase in enteric diseases across Lubbock.
  • HealthWise at Five-Cystic Fibrosis

    HealthWise at Five-Cystic Fibrosis

    Monday, May 7 2012 8:49 PM EDT2012-05-08 00:49:45 GMT
    You can't catch cystic fibrosis it is a disease that is passed down through families. Millions of Americans carry the defective gene, and they don't know it until they have a child with CF. That diagnosis
    Our guest today, Cassie Medina, understands the odds all too well because she is the mother of two children with cystic fibrosis.
  • Special ticket deals at Lubbock municipal museums this week

    Special ticket deals at Lubbock municipal museums this week

    Monday, May 7 2012 5:58 PM EDT2012-05-07 21:58:43 GMT
    Provided by City of Lubbock Now through Sunday, May 13, 2012 the Buddy Holly Center and Silent Wings Museum are participating in National Travel and Tourism Week, presented by VISIT Lubbock. Patrons will
    Now through Sunday, May 13, 2012 the Buddy Holly Center and Silent Wings Museum are participating in National Travel and Tourism Week, presented by VISIT Lubbock.
  • LISD baseball, softball playoff schedule

    LISD baseball, softball playoff schedule

    Monday, May 7 2012 5:52 PM EDT2012-05-07 21:52:05 GMT
    REGION I-5A SOFTBALL REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES Coronado vs. Midland Lee May 11-12, 2012 Seminole HS Softball Field, Seminole, TX Game #1 - Friday, May 11, 2012 - 7 p.m. Game #2 - Saturday,
    LISD posted their 2012 baseball/softball playoff schedule on Monday.
  • Brewer selected to be new LPD Assistant Chief

    Brewer selected to be new LPD Assistant Chief

    Monday, May 7 2012 5:27 PM EDT2012-05-07 21:27:17 GMT
    Lubbock Chief of Police Roger Ellis released this statement on Monday: I have selected Captain Jerry Brewer for promotion to fill the Patrol Division Assistant Chief position created by the retirement
    Lubbock Chief of Police Roger Ellis released this statement on Monday...
  • City of Lubbock issues disease warning

    City of Lubbock issues disease warning

    Monday, May 7 2012 4:37 PM EDT2012-05-07 20:37:27 GMT
    Provided by City of Lubbock The City of Lubbock Health Department has seen an increase in enteric diseases in Lubbock County during the past month. Symptoms may include diarrhea, fever, vomiting and stomach
    The City of Lubbock Health Department has seen an increase in enteric diseases in Lubbock County during the past month. Symptoms may include diarrhea, fever, vomiting and stomach cramps. Once a person is exposed, symptoms usually develop within 1-3 days, with a range of up to 7 days after exposure.
  • DPS announces new residency requirements

    DPS announces new residency requirements

    Monday, May 7 2012 12:03 PM EDT2012-05-07 16:03:06 GMT
    Provided by Texas DPS AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced the implementation of new proof of residency requirements to obtain Texas driver licenses or identification cards effective
    The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced the implementation of new proof of residency requirements to obtain Texas driver licenses or identification cards effective May 7, 2012.
  • Marshals investigating early morning house fire

    Marshals investigating early morning house fire

    Monday, May 7 2012 11:51 AM EDT2012-05-07 15:51:46 GMT
    Fire crews responded to a house fire Monday morning in the 3000 block of Cornell. The fire broke out around 4:15 a.m., Officials are still trying to determine what caused the fire, but we know the fire
    Fire crews responded to a house fire Monday morning in the 3000 block of Cornell. The fire broke out around 4:15 a.m., Officials are still trying to determine what caused the fire, but we know the fire damaged the back porch area and the attic of the home. No injuries were reported.
  • Federal judge refuses to throw out suit against Tuberville

    Federal judge refuses to throw out suit against Tuberville

    Monday, May 7 2012 11:17 AM EDT2012-05-07 15:17:34 GMT
    WRBL in Auburn is reporting that a Federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss the civil suit against Texas Tech football coach Tommy Tuberville. The suit alleges that a hedge fund that Tuberville helped
    WRBL in Auburn is reporting that a Federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss the civil suit against Texas Tech football coach Tommy Tuberville.
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