137 pounds of assorted THC products seized Friday near Amarillo

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized 137 pounds of assorted THC products Friday, after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle in Gray County.

1 dead, 4 rescued after gas explosion levels Baltimore homes

A natural gas explosion destroyed three row houses in Baltimore on Monday, killing a woman and trapping other people in the wreckage. At least four people were hospitalized with serious injuries as firefighters searched for more survivors.
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Man serving life sentence for $30 of marijuana to be freed in La.

Prosecutors in Louisiana agreed earlier this week to release Derek Harris, who has served nine years in prison.

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3 Texas Parks and Wildlife employees die in West Texas helicopter crash

  Safety is first priority as Texas Tech students return to student housing

  Majority of Lubbock families sending kids back to classroom

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says local governments can’t stop or delay evictions

  Lubbock’s Monument of Courage dedicated on Purple Heart Day

Friday morning, Lubbock’s Monument of Courage was dedicated to Gold Star families, Purple Heart, and Medal of Honor recipients.
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States on hook for billions under Trump’s unemployment plan

Whether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear. Equally up in the air is whether states, which are necessary partners in Trump’s plan to bypass Congress, will sign on.

  Who won? Lubbock Police Officer joins family foot race

  Hocutt describes troubled Lady Raider basketball program, apologizes to players

TTU announces the termination of Lady Raider head coach Marlene Stollings and Associate head Coach Nikita Dawkins

Traffic stalled for 3-vehicle crash on Parkway Drive

Gaines County 3 new cases of COVID-19

  Lubbock pediatrician urges vaccinations ahead of school, even virtual school

Principal’s Rap Video Goes Viral

  TABC offering bars, breweries a chance to reclassify and reopen

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Man beaten, robbed of $200,000 life savings outside Calif. bank

The victim suffered severe trauma to the head, a dislocated shoulder and significant bruising on his side and arm, according to his daughter.

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Cameron Hekkert takes the reins as Texas Tech’s new Masked Rider

TTU announces the termination of Lady Raider head coach Marlene Stollings and Associate head Coach Nikita Dawkins

Texas Tech University has announced the termination of Lady Raider basketball head coach Marlene Stollings, effective immediately.

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  Spanking removed from LISD discipline techniques

Texas Tech announces MOU with Midwestern State University

Texas Health and Human Services announces limited visitation at nursing facilities and long-term care facilities

Brownfield traffic stop leads to police chase and crash in South Lubbock

Texas Tech Regents discuss COVID plans as students prepare for return

The Texas Tech Board of Regents met in a hybrid in-person and virtual meeting on Thursday to discuss details for the upcoming fall semester at their four institutions.
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Georgia school with large crowds reports positive virus cases, closes for cleaning

The principal of North Paulding High School in a suburb west of Atlanta sent a letter Saturday to parents disclosing the positive tests.

Free Walgreens drive-thru testing site to open Aug. 7

  COVID-19 recovery can be a long journey

  Lubbock City Council to consider tornado sirens as part of new budget proposals

  Report alleges toxic environment, sexual harassment within Lady Raiders basketball program