3 arrested after body found in ditch near Lockney

he Texas Rangers have arrested three individuals in connection with the body found near Lockney on Thursday, May 17. The man, 21-year-old Braxton Mathis, was found in a ditch near CR 67 and FM 2286 in Floyd County.

Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies

Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains.
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12 school-age kids rescued after Wonderland roller coaster gets stuck

The kids were reportedly stuck on the Mousetrap rollercoaster sometime Tuesday morning.

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Multiple departments respond to fire east of Lubbock

Multiple fire departments and other emergency officials are on the scene of a fire in the 200 block of Farm-to-Market Road 1729.
The Roosevelt, Idalou, Buffalo Springs and Ransom Canyon fire departments responded to a fire on May 21 in the 200 block of FM 1729. (Source: KCBD)
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New federal charges filed in California synagogue shooting

A federal grand jury handed up a revised indictment against John T. Earnest that adds four counts of discharging a firearm during crimes of violence.

Texas House passes bill allowing handgun owners to carry weapons in church

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‘Sesame Street’ introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

The new character is named “Karli,” and is a yellow-haired friend of Elmo's who introduces viewers to the concept of “for-now parents."
Elmo hugs Karli, a new Muppet introduced by "Sesame Street" who is in foster care. (Source: Sesame Street/CNN)
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Ty Palmer takes over as Seminole Indians Head Football Coach

Lady Raider forward Brittany Brewer selected for Team USA

Two Big 12 players out of six were chosen, from a total pool of 35 participants in the trials. Brewer averaged 16.6 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game while playing with the Red Raiders this season.

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Lubbock Police, LFR respond to car on fire on Ave Q

A fully-involved car was parked in a parking lot on Avenue Q south of the Marsha Sharp Freeway.
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The baby’s in grave condition and on life support in a neo-natal intensive care unit.

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