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  • Charities need cash, not clothing, to help tornado victims

    Charities need cash, not clothing, to help tornado victims

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:03 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:03:07 GMT
    While many people in Lubbock want to donate household items and send truck loads of donations to Moore, Oklahoma, Red Cross is saying that could hinder the relief efforts more than help."In cases such
    While many people in Lubbock want to donate household items and send truck loads of donations to Moore, Oklahoma, Red Cross is saying that could hinder the relief efforts more than help.
  • Consider This...Time to vote on sirens

    Consider This...Time to vote on sirens

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:00 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:00:17 GMT
    Oklahoma is arguably the most prepared state in the country when it comes to tornados. And their experience tells them tornado sirens are important. So when is Lubbock going to wake up? Here's some feedback
    So to the members of the Lubbock City council that said on the record they are undecided or against tornado sirens, what else do you need to hear?
  • Survivor compares Oklahoma event to 1970 Lubbock tornado

    Survivor compares Oklahoma event to 1970 Lubbock tornado

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:41 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:41:05 GMT
    There are several similarities between the Moore, Oklahoma tornado and Lubbock's devastating tornado of 1970. An EF-5 tornado ripped through the Hub City on May 11th, 1970, killing 26 people. More than
    An EF-5 tornado ripped through the Hub City on May 11th, 1970, killing 26 people. More than 250 people were seriously injured and more than 1,000 homes were completely destroyed. A Lubbock physician, Dr. Monzer Attar, remembers being in the twister's path that night.
  • Woman killed in single-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon

    Woman killed in single-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:47 GMT
    Police are responding to a single-vehicle rollover that occurred at the 4000 block of east Loop 289 just before 3 p.m.One person has been transported to the hospital with serious injuries. The Lubbock
    A woman died Tuesday afternoon in a single-vehicle rollover that occurred at the 4000 block of East Loop 289 just before 3 p.m.
  • New high-tech 'iLimb" may be life-changing for amputees

    New high-tech 'iLimb" may be life-changing for amputees

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:02 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:02:45 GMT
    Look at this, a new kind of bionic limb that could be life changing for an amputee. It's called the i - limb. The first man in the country to get this bionic hand is already using it to throw a football.
    Researchers have recently unveiled a new kind of artificial limb that could be life-changing for amputees.
  • Historic season for Frenship softball

    Historic season for Frenship softball

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:52 PM EDT2013-05-22 01:52:57 GMT
    Frenship softball is in uncharted territory. For the first time in program history, the Lady Tigers will be playing in the regional finals against Aledo at Abilene Christian University, this Friday and
    Never before has Frenship been this close to punching its ticket to state.
  • Xcel Energy sends local workers to restore power in Oklahoma

    Xcel Energy sends local workers to restore power in Oklahoma

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:17 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:17:32 GMT
    Crews wasted no time packing up and heading to Oklahoma to assist with recovery efforts. Tuesday morning, Xcel Energy sent a team of nearly 50 line and service personnel to Moore, OK to help restore power
    Tuesday morning, Xcel Energy sent a team of nearly 50 line and service personnel to Moore, OK to help restore power there.
  • Lubbock City Council divided over need for tornado sirens

    Lubbock City Council divided over need for tornado sirens

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:14 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:14:25 GMT
    Residents who suffered tornado damage in both Granbury and in Moore, Oklahoma were given advanced warning of the storms through the use of tornado sirens in their cities. But here in Lubbock, it is still
    Residents in both Granbury and in Moore, Oklahoma received advance warning of the storms from the tornado sirens in their cities, but here in Lubbock, it is still unclear whether or not we will get sirens in place.
  • HUD granting foreclosure protection for OK storm victims

    HUD granting foreclosure protection for OK storm victims

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:06 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:06:51 GMT
    Provided by U.S. Housing and Urban Development:U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced that HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Oklahoma in addition
    HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Oklahoma in addition to resources being provided by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other federal partners.
  • Barrios, Masek and Poteete get All-Big 12 baseball honors

    Barrios, Masek and Poteete get All-Big 12 baseball honors

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:54 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:54:36 GMT
    From Texas Tech Athletics:Texas Tech junior third baseman Jake Barrios was named All-Big 12 second team while junior right-handed pitcher Trey Masek and freshman designated hitter Jarrard Poteete were
    Texas Tech junior third baseman Jake Barrios was named All-Big 12 second team while junior right-handed pitcher Trey Masek and freshman designated hitter Jarrard Poteete were named All-Big 12 honorable mention.
  • Frenship elementary school reacts to tornado disaster

    Frenship elementary school reacts to tornado disaster

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:54 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:54:34 GMT
    Twenty-four hours after the devastating tornados outside of Oklahoma City students at North Ridge Elementary school were still trying to process what happened. "We told them we have a plan, we've practiced
     Twenty-four hours after the devastating tornados outside of Oklahoma City students at North Ridge Elementary school were still trying to process what happened.
  • Post ISD student taken into custody for possession of a firearm

    Post ISD student taken into custody for possession of a firearm

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:28 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:28:04 GMT
    Garza County Sheriff Jerry Morgan confirmed that a male student was taken to the juvenile justice center on Monday after a gun was found at Post High School. Post ISD Superintendent Michael Comeaux released
    Garza County Sheriff Jerry Morgan confirmed that a male student was taken to the juvenile justice center on Monday after a gun was found at Post High School.
  • LPD looking for Chapman Field House burglary suspect

    LPD looking for Chapman Field House burglary suspect

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:07 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:07:13 GMT
    From Lubbock Police Department:Lubbock Police Department is attempting to locate a light-skinned Hispanic male in his late teens or early twenties with short dark brown hair. He was last seen wearing a
    This individual is the suspect in a burglary of the Chapman Field House located at 2303 Ave. W, on 5/5/13 at 0519 hours.
  • LPD looking for victim of Monday assault

    LPD looking for victim of Monday assault

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:41 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:41:51 GMT
    From Lubbock Police Department:Lubbock Police are attempting to locate the victim of an aggravated assault. The assault occurred on April 20th at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Stripes convenience store located
    Lubbock Police are attempting to locate the victim of an aggravated assault. The assault occurred on April 20th at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Stripes convenience store located at 202 50th Street.
  • Kevin Durant foundation donates $1 million to tornado relief

    Kevin Durant foundation donates $1 million to tornado relief

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:14 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:14:49 GMT
    From American Red Cross:On Tuesday, May 21, 2013, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant through his family foundation pledged $1 million to the American Red Cross disaster relief efforts in Oklahoma.
    On Tuesday, May 21, 2013, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant through his family foundation pledged $1 million to the American Red Cross disaster relief efforts in Oklahoma.
  • Big 12 baseball championship pushed back a day

    Big 12 baseball championship pushed back a day

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:11 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:11:03 GMT
    In the wake of this week's devastating storm in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, the Big 12 Conference is postponing the start of the 2013 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship. The championship,
    The Big 12 Conference is postponing the start of the 2013 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship.
  • Semi rollover near North Loop and Clovis Rd.

    Semi rollover near North Loop and Clovis Rd.

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:51 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:51:04 GMT
    KCBD has received reports of a semi-rollover on Clovis Rd. and Lubbock Landmark Lane. Around 11 a.m., a semi-truck carrying lumber flipped on its side while crossing over railroad tracks, possibly because
    Around 11 a.m., a semi-truck carrying lumber flipped on its side while crossing over railroad tracks, possibly because of high winds.
  • Legacy Sanctuary open for prayer this week at noon

    Legacy Sanctuary open for prayer this week at noon

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:46 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:46:13 GMT
    From YWCA of Lubbock:In light of this tragedy, the Legacy Sanctuary will be open to the public during the noon hour throughout this week for reflection and private prayers for the children and families
    In light of this tragedy, the Legacy Sanctuary will be open to the public during the noon hour throughout this week for reflection and private prayers for the children and families of Moore, Oklahoma.
  • Price hosts town hall for East Lubbock rebuilding project

    Price hosts town hall for East Lubbock rebuilding project

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:22 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:22:13 GMT
    District Two City Councilman Floyd Price is inviting residents to a town hall meeting about the future of east Lubbock Tuesday evening. The meeting will introduce the East Lubbock Gateway Project that
    District Two City Councilman Floyd Price is inviting residents to a town hall meeting about the future of east Lubbock Tuesday evening.
  • Tech men's basketball selected to play in Legend's Classic

    Tech men's basketball selected to play in Legend's Classic

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:22:15 GMT
    From Texas Tech Athletics:Texas Tech is one of four schools selected to participate in the Championship Rounds of the Legends Classic men's collegiate basketball tournament, which returns to Brooklyn's
    Texas Tech is one of four schools selected to participate in the Championship Rounds of the Legends Classic men's collegiate basketball tournament, which returns to Brooklyn's Barclays Center for the second consecutive year.
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