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  • Toledo Court stabbing suspect headed to trial

    Toledo Court stabbing suspect headed to trial

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:09:07 GMT
    Lubbock police are looking for the suspect in a late night stabbing in northwest Lubbock. Officers responded to the Toledo Court Apartments, at 306 Toledo Avenue, around 11:40 p.m. Sunday. Investigators
    A Lubbock Grand Jury indicted 32-year-old Juan Gilberto Mora on Tuesday, April 22.
  • Texas Tech surpasses football season ticket record set in 2010

    Texas Tech surpasses football season ticket record set in 2010

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-04-08 17:44:34 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech University With just under five months to go until the start of the college football season, Texas Tech has announced that it has surpassed its school record for season ticket sales. The
    The anticipation of a Red Raider Football season has never been greater as 34,100 season tickets have been sold for 2014, surpassing the previous school record of 32,227 sold in 2010.
  • City of Lockney urging citizens to conserve water

    City of Lockney urging citizens to conserve water

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-04-08 17:04:30 GMT
    The City of Lockney has put an urgent notice out to their residents about water conservation. The city is asking citizens to conserve water by keeping usage to a bare minimum due to the Mackenzie Municipal
    The city is asking citizens to conserve water by keeping usage to a bare minimum due to the Mackenzie Municipal Water Pump being temporarily out of service.
  • Howard County Sheriff's Office seeking missing Big Spring Teen

    Howard County Sheriff's Office seeking missing Big Spring Teen

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:38 AM EDT2014-04-08 12:38:50 GMT
    The Howard County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing Big Spring teenager. Police say 16-year-old Nick Taylor was reported missing on Friday, Apr. 4. Taylor
    The Howard County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing Big Spring teenager.
  • Search efforts expand for missing Smyer woman

    Search efforts expand for missing Smyer woman

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 3:41 PM EDT2013-04-09 19:41:32 GMT
    New search efforts are underway to help bring home missing 30-year-old Maegan Hembree. Lubbock's group "From A Teen's Eyes", or FATE joined in the search and made more than 2,000 fliers on Monday to
    A Lubbock organization has joined the search efforts to find Maegan Hembree, and on Monday volunteers made more than 2,000 fliers to go out across Lubbock.
  • Chris Fails Pays It Forward: 04/08/2013

    Chris Fails Pays It Forward: 04/08/2013

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 12:17 AM EDT2013-04-09 04:17:02 GMT
    Pay It Forward begins this week in West Lubbock along Upland Avenue just south of 19th Street. We set up with our Pay It Forward sign in search of this week's playmaker. It didn't take long for Chris Fails
    Chris has chosen Coach Ryan Bobo of Meadow High School as this week's recipient of $300 and explains that he wants the money to go towards the Summer League Girls Basketball Program.
  • Red Raiders resume practice in Lubbock

    Red Raiders resume practice in Lubbock

    Monday, April 8 2013 10:37 PM EDT2013-04-09 02:37:22 GMT
    The Texas Tech football team returned to practice at ATT Jones Stadium on Monday after a successful trip to Midland. Over 7,000 strong came out to watch Kliff Kingsbury and the 2013 spring squad scrimmage
    The Texas Tech football team returned to practice at ATT Jones Stadium on Monday after a successful trip to Midland.
  • Smoker accidentally catches carport on fire

    Smoker accidentally catches carport on fire

    Monday, April 8 2013 10:22 PM EDT2013-04-09 02:22:01 GMT
    Monday evening, a smoker accidentally caught a carport on fire. Just after 6:00 p.m., a cigarette lit the carport and quickly turned into a blaze the size of the home on the corner of 68th St. and Ave.
    Firefighters say the blaze caused extensive damage to a truck in the driveway, as well as the carport.
  • Red meat blues

    Red meat blues

    Monday, April 8 2013 10:06 PM EDT2013-04-09 02:06:10 GMT
    Beef producers are not going to like this, but the Cleveland Clinic says concern about a diet high in red meat may be warranted. It's not because of its high fat and cholesterol, which have previously
    A new study has revealed that red meat is unhealthy because of a chemical called carnitine which can lead to hardening of the arteries through digestion.
  • Mouseketeer was lifetime MS sufferer

    Mouseketeer was lifetime MS sufferer

    Monday, April 8 2013 9:57 PM EDT2013-04-09 01:57:48 GMT
    She was probably the most famous face from the original Mickey Mouse club on TV. Annette Funicello died today at her home in California after a nearly 50 year struggle with multiple sclerosis. She
    Annette Funicello died today at her home in California after a nearly 50-year struggle with multiple sclerosis.
  • Covenant hosts Parkinson's symposium

    Covenant hosts Parkinson's symposium

    Monday, April 8 2013 9:52 PM EDT2013-04-09 01:52:35 GMT
    Just as MS has no cure, another common nervous disorder with treatment but no cure is Parkinson's disease. We think of the shaking or tremors that often come with the disease, but other early signs may
    If you would like to learn more about Parkinson's disease, Covenant is holding a free symposium all day Friday, April 12th.
  • UMC honors organ donors

    UMC honors organ donors

    Monday, April 8 2013 9:37 PM EDT2013-04-09 01:37:47 GMT
    It was all part of national donate life month which recognizes those who have given the gift of life as donors. Today the hospital unveiled the donor wall which honors those who have saved lives by donating
    In recognition of National Donate Life Month, UMC unveiled the Donor Wall on Monday in honor of those who have given the gift of life as organ donors.
  • New rules for men

    New rules for men

    Monday, April 8 2013 9:28 PM EDT2013-04-09 01:28:50 GMT
    Most middle-aged men do not need to be screened for prostate cancer. That's a pretty bold statement from the American college of physicians. The new recommendations issued by that group say men between
    The new recommendations issued by the American College of Physicians say men between the ages of 50 and 69 should talk to their doctors about the potential benefits and risks of PSA testing before undergoing the procedure.
  • Tractor hit by train in fatal accident near Sudan

    Tractor hit by train in fatal accident near Sudan

    Monday, April 8 2013 8:03 PM EDT2013-04-09 00:03:16 GMT
    Monday morning, crews responded to a fatal accident involving a train and a farm tractor. Around 11:08 a.m., the tractor approached a railroad crossing without lights or crossing arms at CR 6500 and US
    Monday morning, crews responded to a fatal accident involving a train and a farm tractor.
  • Permanent housing could be coming to Lubbock

    Permanent housing could be coming to Lubbock

    Monday, April 8 2013 7:32 PM EDT2013-04-08 23:32:46 GMT
    The Texas Homeless Network says Lubbock had around 350 people living on the streets at last count, a number that has remained constant over the past few years. Within that they say about 80 people are
    The heads of two Texas homeless organizations spoke to groups and individuals in the Lubbock community who work with the homeless about the possibilities of funding a permanent housing project.
  • F-35 fighter leaves Lubbock for Nellis AFB

    F-35 fighter leaves Lubbock for Nellis AFB

    Monday, April 8 2013 5:44 PM EDT2013-04-08 21:44:03 GMT
    Almost a month after it had to make an emergency landing in Lubbock, an F-35 fighter jet is en route to it's permanent home at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas. It landed at Lubbock Preston Smith International
    Almost a month after it had to make an emergency landing in Lubbock, an F-35 fighter jet is now on the way to it's permanent home at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas.
  • Rawlings Center hosts Tamale Workshop

    Rawlings Center hosts Tamale Workshop

    Monday, April 8 2013 4:44 PM EDT2013-04-08 20:44:07 GMT
    From City of Lubbock:Rawlings Community Center will be hosting a two-part Tamale Workshop on April 12-13, 2013.  Part I of the workshop will be held on Friday, April 12, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and participants
    Rawlings Community Center will be hosting a two-part Tamale Workshop on April 12-13, 2013.
  • Hit & run upgraded to aggravated assault

    Hit & run upgraded to aggravated assault

    Monday, April 8 2013 3:06 PM EDT2013-04-08 19:06:50 GMT
    An incident that was originally considered a hit and run is now being called an aggravated assault by Lubbock police. Police say 19-year-old Angel Guerrero got in his car and intentionally struck Amanda
    Police say 19-year-old Angel Guerrero got in his car and intentionally struck Amanda Dominguez after arguing with an unnamed male who was with her.
  • Summer camp registrations underway

    Summer camp registrations underway

    Monday, April 8 2013 1:31 PM EDT2013-04-08 17:31:02 GMT
    Provided by City of Lubbock Your kids will never be bored at any of Parks and Recreation's day camps with our ever changing weekly themes and activities! Come for a week or the whole summer! Register
    Register in person at the camp location you would like your child to attend.
  • Texas Tech football to scrimmage under the Friday night lights

    Texas Tech football to scrimmage under the Friday night lights

    Monday, April 8 2013 12:37 PM EDT2013-04-08 16:37:50 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech Athletics LUBBOCK, Texas – Red Raider Football fans in Lubbock will get their first glimpse of the 2013 Red Raiders during an open practice on Friday evening at Jones AT&T Stadium. The
    Red Raider Football fans in Lubbock will get their first glimpse of the 2013 Red Raiders during an open practice on Friday evening at Jones AT&T Stadium.
  • Ragin' Cajun tickets on sale now

    Ragin' Cajun tickets on sale now

    Monday, April 8 2013 12:29 PM EDT2013-04-08 16:29:46 GMT
    Provided by Special Olympics, Texas LUBBOCK - Got beads? Well, dust 'em off in time for the 24th annual 'Ragin Cajun on April 13 in Lubbock! The Mardi Gras-themed event, hosted by Special Olympics Texas
    Got beads? Well, dust 'em off in time for the 24th annual 'Ragin Cajun on April 13 in Lubbock!
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