Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state

The National Weather Service said it had received 22 reports of tornadoes by late Wednesday evening, although some of those could be duplicate reporting of the same twister.
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Lawyers: Incapacitated woman who gave birth ‘repeatedly raped,’ may have previously been pregnant

Lawyers for the woman, who has been in long-term care since age 3, have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state of Arizona.


  Roads closed Thursday for LPD accident investigations

  3 dogs killed in trailer fire near 28th & Ave. D

  Second graders forgo end of year party to help classmate with leukemia

LP&L rates to drop June 1

  2 Lubbock firefighters honored with Medal of Valor for actions fighting Tech Terrace explosion

Two Lubbock firefighters, Jose Solis and Dillon Shaw, were honored with Medals of Valor Wednesday for their work in responding to an explosion at Tech Terrace last year. They sat down with Melanie Camacho and shared the details of what it took to fight this complicated and deadly fire.
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62,000 lbs. of beef products recalled amid E. coli concerns

Aurora Packing Company, Inc., of North Aurora, Ill., is recalling about 62,112 pounds of raw beef products out of concerns that the products may be contaminated with E. coli.

DPS releases name of woman killed in crash near Olton

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Police seeking suspects in Cabela’s crossbow theft, hit & run

  Lubbock experts advise: How to prepare your car for Memorial Day weekend travel

  Severe storms returning to the region Thursday

  Owner of vandalized car arrested in TTU Final Four riots

RDAG Attorneys: progress made in TT&L isssues

  Texas Tech beats Kansas State 7-4 in first game of Big 12 Tournament

DPS increases reward, seeks leads in 1993 Hockley County cold case

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  NOAA predicts a ‘near normal’ 2019 hurricane season for the Atlantic

Near normal means a possibility of 9 to 15 named storms, 4 to 8 of which could become hurricanes.


Red Raiders face West Virginia in game 2 of Big 12 Championship, 4 p.m.

Red Raider Baseball heads to Big 12 Championship looking to win it all

The 8th ranked Red Raiders left Lubbock Tuesday afternoon, busing to Oklahoma City for the Big 12 Championship.


Man arrested after 4 hour standoff in Slaton

Texas Senate passes bill to give more teachers access to guns in classrooms

3 arrested after body found in ditch near Lockney

  Lubbock residents clean up after severe weather

  Consider This: support made Texas Tech vet school possible

Consider this... our support made a difference and got the attention of lawmakers when it came to the Texas Tech vet school.
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  Man promised to turn self in if wanted poster got 15k ‘likes’ on Facebook

Police say they could have tracked the suspect down based on computer forensics, but it would have required resources usually used on more egregious cases.

  A great Wednesday forecast, but storms return for the weekend

Arrest made in Ave Q fatal hit and run

  Two indicted for murder, two for aggravated robbery in connection with Lubbock Square murder

Woman accused of killing man on bicycle indicted for manslaughter