Daybreak Today Thursday Morning Brief

City charter hearing takes place today, man wanted after allegedly cutting off ankle monitor, search continues after boat capsizes off Gulf Coast

  Defense expert blames Floyd’s death on heart trouble, not Chauvin’s restraint

Chauvin attorney Eric Nelson is trying to prove that the 19-year Minneapolis police veteran did what he was trained to do and that Floyd died because of his illegal drug use and underlying health problems.
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  GRAPHIC: Minnesota cop, police chief resign 2 days after Black motorist’s death

Officer Kim Potter and Police Chief Tim Gannon both resigned two days after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center.


  Strawberry crop surprises farmers with fruit after winter freeze

Public Health Department to Offer Additional Doses of Moderna Vaccine This Week

  Rain, cold temps continue

  Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s vehicle registration waiver expires Wednesday

  Lubbock Health Department partnering with United Family to expand vaccination efforts

The Lubbock Health Department is partnering with The United Family to help deliver vaccine doses to the community, a partnership that has become even more important now that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been put on hold.
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  Chauvin trial expert blames George Floyd’s death on heart rhythm problem

Dr. David Fowler, a former chief medical examiner for the state of Maryland and now a member of a consulting firm, said the fentanyl and methamphetamine in Floyd’s system, and possible carbon monoxide poisoning from auto exhaust, were contributing factors.

COVID-19: Lubbock reports 4 new cases, 1 additional recovery on Wednesday

Levelland man arrested, charged with aggravated kidnapping

  Former Coronado coach taken off life support after Navy training incident

Police searching for murder suspect who cut off GPS bracelet while awaiting trial

  Covenant Children’s launches new Champions for Children campaign

City of Lubbock to continue mask requirement for city facilities

New information released in shooting death of NM State Police Officer

Police identify person in fatal East Lubbock crash Tuesday morning

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Photo texted to friend helps find hiker lost in Calif. woods

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said rescuers found the hiker on Tuesday after he spent a night alone in the wilderness.


Texas Tech tops Stephen F. Austin 7-5 Wednesday afternoon

  Extra Innings Team of the Week: Lubbock Cooper Pirates

The Pirates swept a two-game series against the Lubbock High Westerners this week.


107,808 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered so far by Lubbock Public Health Dept.

  Gov. Abbott appoints regents to Texas Tech University System

Former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst arrested on domestic violence charge

Senate passes bill to curb Texas governor’s power to shut down state for extended time during emergency

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Cujo

Meet Cujo, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Services. He is one-year-old pit bull who has been at the shelter for about eight days.
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Navy veterans rescued after birthday canoe trip leaves them stranded

Rescuers found the two men, blocked by debris in a tributary, after 28 hours of weathering the elements.

  Daybreak Today Wednesday Morning Brief

  Extra Innings Scores & Highlights for Tuesday, April 13

  Hype Over ‘One and Done’ Vaccine Cools Off for a While

  Local school districts looking to boost early grade enrollments after low numbers across state and country