A special lighting ceremony was held Wednesday night in Lubbock.
Hundreds of lights glow on the tree high atop Plains Capital Bank, each represent a life someone on the South Plains wanted to memorialize this holiday season.
The "Light Up A Life" tree is a project of Hospice of Lubbock. Every dollar donated to light the tree goes toward the non-profit organization, which cares for the terminally ill.
British police say they are responding to reports of an incident at Oxford Circus subway station, one of London's busiest.
Richard Cordray, the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tenders his resignation.
In recent years, Black Friday has morphed from a single day into a whole season of deals, so shoppers may feel less need to be out.
Needing a win to get bowl eligible, Nic Shimonek threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Cameron Batson with 1:47 left lifted the Red Raiders to a thrilling 27-23 win over the Texas Longhorns.
Rosemary Bilquist, 43, was out walking Wednesday evening when she was shot.