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  • Lubbock Police Officer Mario Sandoval, a Hometown Hero

    Lubbock Police Officer Mario Sandoval, a Hometown Hero

    Friday, August 9 2013 5:48 AM EDT2013-08-09 09:48:33 GMT
    We see them all around but many of us don't stop and think twice about what they do. "They always see police officers giving tickets or working traffic accidents," said Officer Mario Sandoval with the
    "Telling a family 'It's going to be alright' or putting some guy where he needs to be, at the end of the day when you go home, you can say you helped someone out."
  • Seminole police recover stolen property after narcotics arrest

    Seminole police recover stolen property after narcotics arrest

    Thursday, August 8 2013 2:40 PM EDT2013-08-08 18:40:42 GMT
    A narcotics arrest in Seminole helped police solve another crime on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, Seminole police received a call about a suspicious person asleep in a truck. When they arrived, the
    A narcotics arrest in Seminole helped police solve another crime on Wednesday.
  • Brutal storm shakes Levelland home to the ground

    Brutal storm shakes Levelland home to the ground

    Thursday, August 8 2013 2:10 PM EDT2013-08-08 18:10:50 GMT
    A brief but brutal storm shook a Levelland home to the ground Tuesday night. Annette Bautista is a single mother of four who has spent the summer building a home for her family. The home was a complete
    A brief but brutal storm shook a Levelland home to the ground Tuesday night.
  • Texas Tech Defense ready to state their case

    Texas Tech Defense ready to state their case

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 11:29 PM EDT2013-08-08 03:29:37 GMT
    For the fifth straight season, the Red Raider defense is under new leadership, with Matt Wallerstedt leading the charge as Defensive Coordinator. Wallerstedt has been a DC at Wyoming and North Alabama,
    For the fifth straight season, the Red Raider defense is under new leadership, with Matt Wallerstedt leading the charge as Defensive Coordinator.
  • Councilman Hernandez files order to keep his home off the auction block

    Councilman Hernandez files order to keep his home off the auction block

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 10:52 PM EDT2013-08-08 02:52:31 GMT
    Councilman Victor Hernandez filed a temporary restraining order on Monday with Lubbock County. The move prevented his home from being auctioned off at the County Courthouse on Tuesday after it was foreclosed
    Councilman Victor Hernandez filed a temporary restraining order on Monday to keep his foreclosed home from being auctioned off on Tuesday.
  • Mayor takes aim at LP&L budget

    Mayor takes aim at LP&L budget

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-08-08 02:17:18 GMT
    "A lot of bad information," that's what Mayor Glen Robertson claims the public has been given about the current LP&L crisis. He says LP&L is not on the verge of bankruptcy and that he has the numbers to
    "A lot of bad information," that's what Mayor Glen Robertson claims the public has been given about the current LP&L crisis. He says LP&L is not on the verge of bankruptcy and that he has the numbers to prove it.
  • CPS-3 for you

    CPS-3 for you

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 9:45 PM EDT2013-08-08 01:45:39 GMT
    Just like 2 major studies have revealed new light on what causes cancer and how to prevent it, the effort continues to find 300,000 people who will join the 3rd study. The ultimate goal of the American
    Just like 2 major studies have revealed new light on what causes cancer and how to prevent it, the effort continues to find 300,000 people who will join the 3rd study.
  • Chocolate for your health

    Chocolate for your health

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 9:39 PM EDT2013-08-08 01:39:40 GMT
    This is a small study, but you'll like it if you like chocolate. Researchers at Harvard say it appears chocolate could help keep the brain sharper as we age. They found participants who had impaired
    This is a small study, but you'll like it if you like chocolate.
  • Dyslexia glasses

    Dyslexia glasses

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 9:33 PM EDT2013-08-08 01:33:35 GMT
    Imagine trying to read and the words appear to be moving, even floating off the page. That's what reading is like for those who suffer from certain forms of dyslexia. But, the solution could be as simple
    Imagine trying to read and the words appear to be moving, even floating off the page. That's what reading is like for those who suffer from certain forms of dyslexia.
  • Aspirin good for more than just your heart

    Aspirin good for more than just your heart

    Several studies have shown that a baby aspirin a day may do more than offer some protection for the heart. It may also help prevent colon cancer. Dr. Barbara pence, a pathologist at Texas Tech explains.
    Several studies have shown that a baby aspirin a day may do more than offer some protection for the heart. It may also help prevent colon cancer.
  • Playground equipment may be hotter than you think

    Playground equipment may be hotter than you think

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 8:34 PM EDT2013-08-08 00:34:09 GMT
    A warning for parents as 100-degree days continue on the South Plains... If you're thinking about enjoying the summer weather outdoors, there's something you should be aware of. Playground equipment
    A warning for parents as 100-degree days continue on the South Plains...
  • Lubbock police searching for CVS robbery suspect

    Lubbock police searching for CVS robbery suspect

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 6:13 PM EDT2013-08-07 22:13:45 GMT
    Lubbock police are looking for a suspect who they say robbed the CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint on July 11. Police say the suspect walked into CVS at 34th & Slide at 5:19 a.m. and brandished a handgun. The
    Lubbock police are looking for a suspect who they say robbed the CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint on July 11.
  • Power restored in Plainview

    Power restored in Plainview

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 5:54 PM EDT2013-08-07 21:54:29 GMT
    250 people are without power in Plainview at this hour. We just spoke with an Xcel energy representative who says the outage is impacting the west side of the city. Crews are on scene now trying to fix
    Power has been restored in Plainview after an outage affected around 5,500 people Wednesday afternoon.
  • Lubbock economy up 7% since June 2012

    Lubbock economy up 7% since June 2012

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 5:54 PM EDT2013-08-07 21:54:12 GMT
    The Lubbock Economy continues to show signs of improvement. The latest economic index for June 2013 sits at 135.3. That's up more than 7% from this time last year. A rising index means a growing and expanding
    The Lubbock Economic Index shows a 7% increase since June 2012.

     
  • Candi Whitaker era of women's basketball begins Nov. 10

    Candi Whitaker era of women's basketball begins Nov. 10

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 5:04 PM EDT2013-08-07 21:04:50 GMT
    From Texas Tech Athletics:The Candi Whitaker era officially tips off at 7 p.m. CT on Nov. 10 against UT-Pan American as Texas Tech and the Big 12 Conference released the 2013-14 women's basketball schedules
    The Candi Whitaker era officially tips off at 7 p.m. CT on Nov. 10 against UT-Pan American as Texas Tech and the Big 12 Conference released the 2013-14 women's basketball schedules on Wednesday.
  • Sul Ross State University released from lockdown

    Sul Ross State University released from lockdown

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 4:49 PM EDT2013-08-07 20:49:21 GMT
    From Sul Ross State University:According to the University Department of Public Safety, at 8:04 a.m. Wednesday, August 7, an elderly male, about 6 feet tall with fair complexion, allegedly carrying a rifle
    More than 60 law enforcement officers and other emergency personnel responded to an incident that resulted in a facilities lockdown and cancellation of classes at Sul Ross State University Wednesday.
  • Dust from African storms may blow into Lubbock this week

    Dust from African storms may blow into Lubbock this week

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 12:58 PM EDT2013-08-07 16:58:04 GMT
    West Texas is no stranger to dusty skies, but could we receive dust from the Sahara?Strong winds, associated with storm systems over northern Africa have lofted large amounts of dust into the upper levels
    Strong winds, associated with storm systems over northern Africa have lofted large amounts of dust into the upper levels of the atmosphere. The upper air flow pattern has carried a portion of this dust across the Caribbean, into the Gulf of Mexico, and now into Texas.
  • Man wanted in NM beheading attempt captured in Lubbock

    Man wanted in NM beheading attempt captured in Lubbock

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 12:45 PM EDT2013-08-07 16:45:43 GMT
    A man who police say tried to behead a New Mexico man with garden shears has been arrested in Lubbock. The Roswell Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/13MPnjs) that 34-year-old Elias Singleton was taken
    A man who police say tried to behead a New Mexico man with garden shears has been arrested in Lubbock.
  • Texas Tech named 'Best in the West' by Princeton Review

    Texas Tech named 'Best in the West' by Princeton Review

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 11:55 AM EDT2013-08-07 15:55:22 GMT
    From Texas Tech University:Texas Tech University is one of the best colleges in the West according to The Princeton Review, the nationally known education services company. Texas Tech was selected as one
    Texas Tech University is one of the best colleges in the West according to The Princeton Review, the nationally known education services company. Texas Tech was selected as one of the 124 institutions in the website feature, "2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region."
  • Local DJ writes book, proceeds go to Red Cross

    Local DJ writes book, proceeds go to Red Cross

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 11:06 AM EDT2013-08-07 15:06:40 GMT
    On any given day of the week, radio listeners can tune into local DJ, "Mudflap" and his co-hosts, Kelli and Jeff, as they broadcast their morning show on KLLL-FM.  However, behind his self deprecating
    On any given day of the week, radio listeners can tune into local DJ, "Mudflap" and his co-hosts, Kelli and Jeff, as they broadcast their morning show on KLLL-FM. However, behind his self-deprecating sense of humor, Mudflap is a novelist.
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