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A quick look at local, breaking, and upcoming stories to start your day.

1. Lubbock Municipal Coliseum and Auditorium

The Lubbock City Council gave final approval to a plan to let voters decide the fate of the Lubbock Municipal Coliseum and Auditorium, on the May 5th ballot.

2. Guadalupe Neighborhood Zoning Vote

The Lubbock City Council approved a zoning change for construction of a senior living apartment complex, in the Guadalupe neighborhood.

3. Lubbock Power Grid

Lubbock City Council members voted to move forward with an agreement to join ERCOT.

4. David Carrillo Trial

David Carrillo was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to life in prison, without parole, for the April 2015 murders of Jennifer Cruz and Albert Martinez.

5. Deadly Shooting

Lubbock police are investigating a deadly shooting, in the drive thru of the McDonald's at 50th Street and Interstate 27.

6. East Lubbock Homicide

Lubbock County Sheriff Kelly Rowe says Xavier Garcia confessed to killing Katrina Castillo, whose body was found near E. 2nd Street and Peach Avenue.

7. Hart Gas Leak

Residents returned home overnight after construction crews hit a gas main, in Hart, forcing the evacuation of about 50 homes.

8. Officer injured in crash

Denise Henderson is facing multiple charges after Lubbock police say she crashed a stolen SUV into an unmarked police car, injuring an officer.

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  • Randy Christian to host town hall meeting Tuesday

    Randy Christian to host town hall meeting Tuesday

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:27 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:27:41 GMT
    Randy Christian, District 5 councilman (Source: City of Lubbock)Randy Christian, District 5 councilman (Source: City of Lubbock)

    Randy Christian, the District 5 city councilman, will host a town hall meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Monterey Church of Christ, located at 6111 82nd St.

    Randy Christian, the District 5 city councilman, will host a town hall meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Monterey Church of Christ, located at 6111 82nd St.

  • Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

    Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:25:35 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:25:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, a man is silhouetted as he walks in front of Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi, India. Microsoft says it’s uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political grou...(AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, a man is silhouetted as he walks in front of Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi, India. Microsoft says it’s uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political grou...

    The hacking attempts mirror similar Russian attacks ahead of the 2016 election, which U.S. intelligence officials have said were focused on helping to elect Republican Donald Trump to the presidency by hurting his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

    The hacking attempts mirror similar Russian attacks ahead of the 2016 election, which U.S. intelligence officials have said were focused on helping to elect Republican Donald Trump to the presidency by hurting his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

  • Man admits wife's murder, blames her for daughters' deaths

    Man admits wife's murder, blames her for daughters' deaths

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:15:23 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:25:05 GMT
    Christopher Watts, 33, faces three first-degree murder charges, two counts of murdering a child under 12, one count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body. (Source: Weld County Sheriff/KMGH/CNN)Christopher Watts, 33, faces three first-degree murder charges, two counts of murdering a child under 12, one count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body. (Source: Weld County Sheriff/KMGH/CNN)

    The father of two told police in court papers released Monday that he killed his pregnant wife after witnessing her strangling one of the girls on a baby monitor.

    The father of two told police in court papers released Monday that he killed his pregnant wife after witnessing her strangling one of the girls on a baby monitor.

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