Officials with the United States Air Force say 19 private drinking water wells and one public water well are contaminated with perflourinated compounds. In a news release, officials say the Air Force is providing bottled water to affected well owners and has been working with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), the EPA and affected communities to protect human health and drinking water supplies.
The measure would be the fourth stopgap spending bill since the current budget year started in October.
An internal investigation has been launched by Stripes after it was discovered a cashier switched out a counterfeit bill for real money out of a company cash register.
Local authorities are searching for a woman who is accused of using stolen credit cards to pay for items at various retail outlets in Lubbock.
The crash involving a motorcycle and a pedestrian happened just before 8 p.m. near 50th and Ave. V. Officials say the pedestrian, who was crossing 50th Street, was hit by a motorcycle. The pedestrian died at the scene. The pedestrian has been identified by police as 33-year-old Quisha Rotay Cook.