Prohibition of smokable hemp products proves harmful to local businesses

While reasoning for the ban is unclear, the TDHS agreed that it is difficult for law enforcement to distinguish between hemp flower and marijuana.

  Tropical storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 4

Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain along the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it smashed boats together and caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.
  • National

Pinky-swear gets suicidal Florida teen off overpass ledge

The teen said he was tired of life and wanted to jump off the bridge.


Junior League of Lubbock cancels 2020 Holiday Happening

Lubbock Chamber to hold virtual community prayer gathering for education system

1 seriously injured in Northeast Lubbock Co. rollover

Police identify shooting victim found near South Loop 289 & Indiana

  Texas Tech opens free testing site for faculty, staff, and students, must pre-register

Texas Tech University has opened up its own COVID-19 testing site in the north parking lot of the Texas Tech Museum for students, faculty, and staff ahead of school opening up.
  • Coronavirus

Progress ‘long ways away’ as urgency grows on virus relief

A key Senate Republican said Tuesday that he supports an increase in the food stamp benefit as part of a huge coronavirus relief bill, adding that an agreement on that issue could lead to further overall progress on the legislation, which remains stalled despite days of Capitol negotiations.

Amarillo police arrest one person for stealing car with child inside

Recall petition for Mayor turned in at Levelland City Hall lacking signatures

Missing 12-year-old boy found safe

Daybreak Today Tuesday Morning Brief

Big 12 Board of Directors: Conference will adopt ‘9+1’ football schedule

  Air Force begins field investigation into extent of Reese water contamination, nears agreement with Lubbock for municipal source

County officials say Littlefield murder suspect posted aftermath video of victim on social media

Garza County reports 105 total cases of COVID-19, 2 deaths

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  Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky.


Ropes gearing up for first year of playing volleyball

Dallas Cowboys cancel season tickets for 2020 season

The Dallas Cowboys have announced they will be cancelling season tickets for the 2020 season.


Gaines County 13 new cases of COVID-19, 132 total cases

  Police say body found in West Lubbock Saturday morning was 1-month-old child

DPS identifies Big Spring pedestrian killed in crash

Counterfeit money investigation leads to seized firearms, narcotics, paraphernalia

Traffic diverted for rollover on 82nd Street and Frankford Ave.

Lubbock Police and Lubbock Fire Rescue are responding to a rollover in the northbound lanes at 82nd Street and Frankford Avenue.
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  Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina

The U.S. National Hurricane Center warned oceanside home dwellers to brace for storm surge up to 5 feet and up to 8 inches of rain in spots, as Isaias moves up the coast.

Lubbock Fire Rescue responds to a structure fire at Purina Mills

  Dive team recovers body of man who drowned at Buffalo Springs Lake

  Motorcycle rider killed in Sunday morning crash near Buffalo Springs Lake

1 killed in Sunday morning rollover near CR 1400 and US 84