Area cotton farmer planning to grow legalized hemp

The Texas House voted to legalize the farming of industrial hemp a few months ago, but rules need to be set in place and then approved by the Texas Department of Agriculture before farmers can start planting.

  Bus catches fire in Texas on way back from church youth camp

About 40 kids were on their way back to San Antonio, Texas, after attending a church youth camp, until they heard what sounded like a blown tire.
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  Man pays for 33 Iowa students to go to college

Dale Schroeder worked 67 years as a carpenter for the same company and saved $3 million.

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Man sentenced 10 years after body dumped at Carriage House

UMC, Texas Tech partner to open Children’s Behavioral Health Clinic

LPD to close roads for crash investigations Thursday

Houston councilwoman Amanda Edwards jumps into Democratic primary in hopes of unseating Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn

  Family of Christopher Perez speaks out 10 years after his unsolved murder

A Lubbock family is bringing attention to another unsolved murder in Lubbock as they approach a somber anniversary. Two weeks from today will mark 10 years since Christopher Perez was murdered in Lubbock.
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  Iran denies US destroyed an Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in New York for U.N. meetings, said there's "no information about losing a drone."

  United Family to host school supply drive

WANTED WEDNESDAY: LPD searching for suspects in multiple vehicle burglary cases

Man arrested, accused of attempting to abduct child while she was sleeping

City of Abernathy warns about scammers pretending to be from Xcel Energy

  Police say overnight shootings in Lubbock are connected

Lorenzo woman indicted on manslaughter charge after deadly November crash

  Man indicted for failure to stop and render aid following June 29 fatal motorcycle crash

Police Report: Woman hides steak knife in bra, stabs victim during fight

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Biden, Harris are set for rematch in 2nd Democratic debate

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will get a debate rematch in the second round of Democratic presidential primary debates, while Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will share a stage to argue their progressive visions.

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Trinity Christian football gets huge support from administration

Pigskin Preview: Anton Bulldogs

The Anton Bulldogs are coming off back to back playoff seasons, but they enter 2019 with a new head coach as Matthew Hoover comes in from Grandfalls.

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Lubbock man indicted for online solicitation of a minor

Slaton man indicted, accused of aggravated sexual assault of a child

  1 dead, 3 injured after targeted shooting in northeast Lubbock

  Response to Parkway Wells Fargo closure

Lubbock Police searching for suspect in Saturday night murder

Investigators urge anyone with information on Abdurahman to call Crime Line at (806) 741-1000. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.
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Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia for labor secretary

President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary.

  Lubbock family nurse practitioner says wearing sunscreen is crucial right now

Justus Parker ready to learn from mistake that cost him his Red Raider football career

Man who chased people at grocery store with a machete arrested by LPD

  South Plains Food Bank receives new conveyor belt thanks to Texas Tech University professor, students