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October 18, 2013

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  • Hernandez says council report 'vindicated me of wrongdoing'

    Hernandez says council report 'vindicated me of wrongdoing'

    Thursday, October 24 2013 5:54 PM EDT2013-10-24 21:54:22 GMT
    Lubbock City Councilman Victor Hernandez wants a report connected the firing of former City Manager Lee Ann Dumbauld made public. In April, the city hired an outside attorney to review complaints filed
    Lubbock City Councilman Victor Hernandez wants a report connected the firing of former City Manager Lee Ann Dumbauld made public.
  • Lubbock police searching for 7-11 robbery suspects

    Lubbock police searching for 7-11 robbery suspects

    Thursday, October 24 2013 12:57 PM EDT2013-10-24 16:57:48 GMT
    Lubbock police are looking for two men who they say robbed the 7-11 store at 5724 4th Street at 3:27 a.m. Friday. The suspects are described as two black males wearing hoodies with bandanas over their
    Lubbock police are looking for two men who they say robbed the 7-11 store at 5724 4th Street at 3:27 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 18.
  • President's Prescription: Gun Safety

    President's Prescription: Gun Safety

    Monday, October 21 2013 2:40 PM EDT2013-10-21 18:40:28 GMT
    Fall marks the beginning of the season for hunters of all kinds. If you're planning on sitting in a deer blind this season, or just shooting skeet, there are rules of gun safety that apply to everyone.

    Fall marks the beginning of the season for hunters of all kinds. If you're planning on sitting in a deer blind this season, or just shooting skeet, there are rules of gun safety that apply to everyone.

  • Salvation Army reaching out to Lubbock's homeless as temperatures drop

    Salvation Army reaching out to Lubbock's homeless as temperatures drop

    Friday, October 18 2013 11:14 PM EDT2013-10-19 03:14:59 GMT
    With freezing temperatures in the forecast, many are snuggled up in blankets at home with the heaters on. But not everyone has that luxury - some are living on the streets. That's why employees at the
    With freezing temperatures in the forecast, many are snuggled up in blankets at home with the heaters on. But not everyone has that luxury - some are living on the streets.
  • Helmet happenings

    Helmet happenings

    Friday, October 18 2013 8:15 PM EDT2013-10-19 00:15:53 GMT
    Don't forget a great opportunity tomorrow, October 18th, to get your kids equipped with the most important fashion accessory on a bike…a helmet. The CDC says in a recent year, there were more than 500,000
    Don't forget a great opportunity tomorrow, October 18th, to get your kids equipped with the most important fashion accessory on a bike…a helmet.
  • Taking the trash out...in your brain, that is

    Taking the trash out...in your brain, that is

    Friday, October 18 2013 8:04 PM EDT2013-10-19 00:04:46 GMT
    When you go to sleep, your brain goes into a cleaning frenzy. That's according to new study in the journal ‘Science'. Researchers injected brain plaque into the brains of mice, then kept some awake and
    When you go to sleep, your brain goes into a cleaning frenzy. That's according to new study in the journal ‘Science'.
  • Electric Utility Board to discuss mayor's concerns at Wednesday meeting

    Electric Utility Board to discuss mayor's concerns at Wednesday meeting

    Friday, October 18 2013 7:37 PM EDT2013-10-18 23:37:21 GMT
    Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson called for an investigation into LP&L's bidding process on Thursday. On Friday morning, Electric Utility Board Chairman Gail Kring released a statement promising to review
    Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson called for an investigation into LP&L's bidding process on Thursday.
  • LPD warns about callers pretending to be police officers

    LPD warns about callers pretending to be police officers

    Friday, October 18 2013 5:59 PM EDT2013-10-18 21:59:44 GMT
    Lubbock police want to warn citizens about calls from people pretending to be police officers to collect money. They say on Oct. 17 at 4:30 p.m. a woman received a phone call from an unknown suspect claiming
    Lubbock police want to warn citizens about calls from people pretending to be police officers to collect money.
  • Lubbock Tejano Democrats announce support for Hernandez

    Lubbock Tejano Democrats announce support for Hernandez

    Friday, October 18 2013 5:48 PM EDT2013-10-18 21:48:24 GMT
    The Lubbock Tejano Democrats held a news conference Friday morning in support of Lubbock Councilman Victor Hernandez. Hernandez will be on the ballet for a recall election November 5.  In July, former
    Lubbock Tejano Democrat members rallied for District 1 council member Victor Hernandez on Friday.
  • Sausage Fest begins Saturday at St. Joseph's Hall in Slaton

    Sausage Fest begins Saturday at St. Joseph's Hall in Slaton

    Friday, October 18 2013 4:40 PM EDT2013-10-18 20:40:45 GMT
    Provided by St Joseph School Annual Sausage Festival Come out and buy some sausage Saturday at St. Joseph's Hall in Slaton. 9a.m. to 1 p.m. Samples will be available, as well as breakfast burritos made
    Come out and buy some sausage Saturday at St. Joseph's Hall in Slaton. 9a.m. to 1 p.m. Samples will be available, as well as breakfast burritos made with our sausage!
  • Rudy Mata gets 18 months in prison for role in UMC mail fraud

    Rudy Mata gets 18 months in prison for role in UMC mail fraud

    Friday, October 18 2013 2:32 PM EDT2013-10-18 18:32:54 GMT
    Provided by United States Attorney's Office Northern District of Texas Rodolfo Reyes Mata, aka Rudy Mata, 40, of San Antonio, Texas, was sentenced this morning by U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings to18
    From November 2010 through September 2011, Mata submitted 15 false and fraudulent invoices to University Medical Center in Lubbock (UMC) for ATAM Technology Solutions...
  • Former Levelland youth minister sentenced to 48 months in prison

    Former Levelland youth minister sentenced to 48 months in prison

    Friday, October 18 2013 2:23 PM EDT2013-10-18 18:23:49 GMT
    Provided by The United States Attorney's Office Northern District of Texas Trevor Jacob Fortner, 25, of Lubbock, Texas, was sentenced this morning by U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings to 48 months in
    Trevor Jacob Fortner, 25, of Lubbock, Texas, was sentenced this morning by U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings to 48 months in federal prison, following his guilty plea in July 2013 to one count of attempted transfer of obscene material to a minor.
  • UMC offering free bicycle helmets to area children Saturday

    UMC offering free bicycle helmets to area children Saturday

    Friday, October 18 2013 1:06 PM EDT2013-10-18 17:06:11 GMT
    Provided by UMC UMC and the West Texas Cycling Association are teaming up to make riding safer for children in the South Plains. Two safety education programs are scheduled this month, with kids receiving
    UMC and the West Texas Cycling Association are teaming up to make riding safer for children in the South Plains.
  • Food for Thought 10.17

    Food for Thought 10.17

    Friday, October 18 2013 12:29 PM EDT2013-10-18 16:29:34 GMT
    There were two low performers this week.  Health inspectors halted all food preparation at Ginger Express last week. The facility at 5510 4th Street did not have any hot water making it impossible for
    There were two low performers this week, including one restaurant shut down by food inspectors.
  • Pumpkin Trail opens with 1,694 pumpkins

    Pumpkin Trail opens with 1,694 pumpkins

    Friday, October 18 2013 11:58 AM EDT2013-10-18 15:58:06 GMT
    Provided by the City of Lubbock  The 5th Annual Pumpkin Trail opened last night with 1,694 pumpkins. The City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation Department and the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum would like to
    The City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation Department and the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum would like to thank the citizens of Lubbock and surrounding communities for their help in making this event a reality by their generous donations of their carved jack-o-lanterns.
  • Southcrest Christian School hosting First Annual Fall Festival

    Southcrest Christian School hosting First Annual Fall Festival

    Friday, October 18 2013 11:44 AM EDT2013-10-18 15:44:57 GMT
    Provided by Southcrest Christian School WHAT: The Fall Festival is a fun-filled carnival for the whole family. There will be many different booths which offer exciting games for all skill levels, inflatable
    There will be many different booths which offer exciting games for all skill levels, inflatable jumpers, rock wall, laser tag, hamster balls, food court and so much more.
  • Consider This...KCBD honored to be part of the Honor Flight

    Consider This...KCBD honored to be part of the Honor Flight

    Friday, October 18 2013 1:19 AM EDT2013-10-18 05:19:08 GMT
    KCBD participates in dozens of charitable events every year, and we recently became involved with one of those that makes me particularly proud. The South Plains Honor Flight is one of the most worthwhile
    The South Plains Honor Flight is one of the most worthwhile causes around. No doubt you've seen the stories of these veterans granted an opportunity to fly to Washington and see first hand the memorials erected in their honor...
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