Former city employee signs plea deal to charges of possession of child pornography

A former City of Lubbock employee signed a plea agreement to charges of possession of child pornography involving a minor Friday, according to new court documents released Monday.

  Biden boosting world vaccine sharing commitment to 80M doses

It would mark the first time that U.S.-controlled doses of vaccines authorized for use in the country will be shared overseas, as domestic demand for the shots has dropped significantly in recent weeks.
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Virus testing strategies, opinions vary widely in US schools

Education and health officials around the country have taken different approaches to testing students and staff members.

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  Israeli warplanes stage more heavy strikes across Gaza City

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After sweltering temperatures killed Texas prisoners, lawmakers vote to install air conditioning

Arrest made after boy, 4, found slain on Dallas street

  Police: Woman kills her 2 kids with meat cleaver in Arizona

Police say they had been called to the same apartment earlier Saturday because of a domestic dispute involving a husband and wife.
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  88% of children covered by monthly payments starting in July

The payments are part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, which expanded the child tax credit for one year and made it possible to pre-pay the benefits on a monthly basis.

Texas Tech baseball bounces back in game 2 vs. Oklahoma

Person of interest in Lubbock shooting surrenders in Irving

  #7 Red Raiders fall to Oklahoma in opener

  Extra Innings Scores for Friday, May 14

Still time to apply for federal relief funds for winter storm damage

  Lubbock trauma surgeon opens up about pandemic PTSD

  Lubbock businesses booming for graduation weekend

  First Alert Weather Day: Strong storms Friday night into next week

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  Report: Microsoft investigated Gates before he left board

When he left Microsoft’s board last year, Gates said he was stepping down to focus on philanthropy.

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TTU guard Mac McClung to remain in NBA draft

Red Raiders close out season in Big 12 Championship with win over No. 10 Texas

The Red Raiders finished the season on a high note winning three of their last four games of the season, concluding with a 5-1 win over No. 10 Texas in the Big 12 Championship second place game.

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LPD: 11 arrests made in prostitution operation

Texas Tech Selected as One of 20 Potential Host Sites

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash shuts down northbound West Loop 289

Texas Tech graduation moved indoors Saturday due to threat of severe weather

City of Lubbock Pools hiring for 2021 swim season

The City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation department is now seeking qualified applicants for the 2021 swim season.
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Man hospitalized with flesh-eating bacteria after golf cart crash on beach

The man and his wife, a medical professional, went to multiple hospitals before he received treatment for the potentially life-threatening infection.

1 arrested, charged with DWI after crash near Brownfield

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Two in custody after pursuit with Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputies