May 30, 2013 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

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May 30, 2013

                       

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  • 6-year-old receives donor heart

    6-year-old receives donor heart

    Saturday, June 1 2013 7:30 PM EDT2013-06-01 23:30:15 GMT
    A lot of people are alive today because of ECMO, a heart lung machine that breaths for a baby who can't do that on his own yet. Normally, it's a temporary fix to allow babies time to develop, but it's
    A lot of people are alive today because of ECMO, a heart lung machine that breaths for a baby who can't do that on his own yet.
  • Consider This...KCBD kicks off Support Our Sirens campaign

    Consider This...KCBD kicks off Support Our Sirens campaign

    Friday, May 31 2013 1:56 PM EDT2013-05-31 17:56:33 GMT
    You may have noticed I've been very vocal about Lubbock's need for tornado sirens. When I hear about sirens saving lives in smaller communities and even giving advance warning in cities like Amarillo,
    KCBD has decided to take this discussion to a new level. On Thursday we launched a community-wide effort we are calling our S.O.S. campaign - Support Our Sirens.
  • Food for Thought: 5.30

    Food for Thought: 5.30

    Friday, May 31 2013 12:08 PM EDT2013-05-31 16:08:50 GMT
    All in all it was a pretty good week for local restaurants. We have a pretty thick stack of top performers who are serving up delicious meals, with a side of cleanliness and perfection. However, there
    All in all it was a pretty good week for local restaurants. We have a pretty thick stack of top performers who are serving up delicious meals, with a side of cleanliness and perfection. However, there were two restaurants that didn't quite make the grade.
  • Dozens left homeless as code violations shut down Spanish Oaks

    Dozens left homeless as code violations shut down Spanish Oaks

    Friday, May 31 2013 12:33 AM EDT2013-05-31 04:33:25 GMT
    The gates to the Spanish Oaks Apartments are now chained and locked with signs put up on Thursday saying all residents must remove their belongings in less than 24 hours. On Monday a fire destroyed one
    The gates to the Spanish Oaks Apartments are now chained and locked. Signs were posted on Thursday telling residents they must remove their belongings in less than 24 hours.
  • Cooper Pirates baseball heads to State

    Cooper Pirates baseball heads to State

    Thursday, May 30 2013 11:54 PM EDT2013-05-31 03:54:01 GMT
    The Cooper Pirates swept a Regional Final Doubleheader from Stephenville 8-1 and 11-0 to clinch a spot in the 3A State Tournament. In game 1, Tyler Parr and Chandler Patterson hit home runs as cooper
    The Cooper Pirates swept a Regional Final Doubleheader from Stephenville 8-1 and 11-0 to clinch a spot in the 3A State Tournament.
  • Beef prices continue to soar into the summer months

    Beef prices continue to soar into the summer months

    Thursday, May 30 2013 10:12 PM EDT2013-05-31 02:12:14 GMT
    Although not officially, summer has certainly arrived on the South Plains. So it's safe to say many have already fired up the grill a time or two and if you've done so, you may have noticed beef prices
    Although it's not official yet, summer has certainly arrived on the South Plains. So it's safe to say many have already fired up the grill a time or two. Beef prices continue to climb and they don't show any sign of stopping.
  • Local 6th graders make finals in national science competition

    Local 6th graders make finals in national science competition

    Thursday, May 30 2013 9:29 PM EDT2013-05-31 01:29:00 GMT
    From Christopher Columbus Fellowship Awards:Bright ideas, solid research and teamwork won four students from Whiteface Science RocksU in Whiteface, TX, a spot as finalists in the Christopher Columbus Awards,
    four students from Whiteface Science RocksU in Whiteface, TX, a spot as finalists in the Christopher Columbus Awards, a nationwide program that challenges middle-school students to explore opportunities for positive change in their communities.
  • LP&L rate increase hits June 1

    LP&L rate increase hits June 1

    Thursday, May 30 2013 8:32 PM EDT2013-05-31 00:32:11 GMT
    As summer creeps around the corner and temperatures continue to rise, your utility bills are about to get higher. Beginning June 1, Lubbock Power & Light customers will see an average 9.7% rate increase
    As summer creeps around the corner and temperatures continue to rise, your utility bills are about to get higher.
  • One killed in collision at MLK and Slaton Highway

    One killed in collision at MLK and Slaton Highway

    Thursday, May 30 2013 8:01 PM EDT2013-05-31 00:01:48 GMT
    Breaking: Emergency crews are on the scene of a serious accident at MLK and Slaton Hwy. in southwest Lubbock. We don't have a lot of details at this time but will keep you informed with the latest information.Copyright
    Emergency crews responded to a 2-vehicle accident that turned fatal in southeast Lubbock Thursday.
  • Man starts grass fire while burning dead cat

    Man starts grass fire while burning dead cat

    Thursday, May 30 2013 7:24 PM EDT2013-05-30 23:24:15 GMT
    Crews are on the scene of a grass fire in Lubbock. Officials say the fire began around 4 p.m. Thursday near FM 1729 and E County Rd 2700. The man responsible for the fire told NewsChannel 11 that he was
    A man attempting to cremate his dead cat accidentally started a grass fire Thursday.
  • Man gets 50-year sentence for rib theft

    Man gets 50-year sentence for rib theft

    Thursday, May 30 2013 12:16 PM EDT2013-05-30 16:16:18 GMT
    A jury has sentenced a Waco man convicted of stealing a rack of ribs to 50 years in prison.
    A jury has sentenced a Waco man convicted of stealing a rack of ribs to 50 years in prison.
  • Area districts dismiss early for final school days

    Area districts dismiss early for final school days

    Thursday, May 30 2013 11:44 AM EDT2013-05-30 15:44:35 GMT
    Area students will get out of school early Thursday and Friday. Lubbock ISD elementary students get out at noon on both days. LISD secondary students will be released at 12:40 p.m. Frenship ISD students
    Area students will get out of school early Thursday and Friday.
  • Police looking for 2 suspects in May 21st shooting

    Police looking for 2 suspects in May 21st shooting

    Thursday, May 30 2013 10:54 AM EDT2013-05-30 14:54:33 GMT
    The Lubbock Police Department is attempting to locate two suspects in a shooting that occurred on May 21 at 6500 Avenue T. Police have a warrant out for 21-year-old Markquis Tates and 22-year-old Paul
    The Lubbock Police Department is attempting to locate two suspects in a shooting that occurred on May 21 at 6500 Avenue T.
  • High winds, hail scourge Panhandle, North Texas

    High winds, hail scourge Panhandle, North Texas

    A strong storm system extending from the Panhandle into North Texas has brought hail and punishing winds that's knocked out power to thousands.
    A second day of strong storms kept residents of the eastern Texas Panhandle and North Texas on edge with high winds and hail.
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