Father arrested, charged in death of 3-year-old girl killed in car fire

Christopher Cantrell of Plainview, Texas was arrested and booked into Hale County Jail on Friday, charged with criminally negligent homicide after his daughter, 3-year-old Tabitha Cantrell, was killed in a vehicle fire.

3-year-old girl found alone on boat in Texas; father’s body recovered nearby

A young girl was found alone on a boat the day after she and her father took it out on Lake Granbury. Hours later, her father's body was recovered, not far from where the boat was found.
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  Owner of ‘Heist Jewelry’ hit with sledgehammer, still fights off robbers

Security camera footage shows the owner of ironically named Heist Jewelry tending to his inventory at 2:40 p.m. A masked suspect runs into the store and smashes a display case with a sledgehammer.

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Driver suffers critical injuries in crash near Hockley County line

  Citibus to unveil 2 new electric buses

Dustin Burrows resigns as Texas House GOP Caucus chairman amid allegations of targeting Republicans

  Happy State Bank to acquire Lubbock’s Centennial Bank

  Man, dog dead after being hit by car on I-27 Friday morning

A man and his dog died after being hit by a vehicle in the 5800 block of I-27 early Friday morning.
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  Portland ‘ground zero’ for protests between right, left-wing

Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon.

No injuries reported after truck crashes into Whataburger in South Lubbock

  Officer shot in line of duty grateful for closure as shooter begins life sentence in prison

  Warrant: Missing Slaton man beaten, left in field; 4 in custody

LCISD Board of Trustees Approves Tax Rate Reduction

  Plainview ISD proposes $76.62 million bond for school facility changes

  Man convicted of shooting LPD officer sentenced to life in prison

Law enforcement searching for pursuit suspects on US 84 south of Post

TEA issues mostly Bs to area school districts in accountability scorecard

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  Family finds live frog in carton of organic salad greens

One Wisconsin family found a living frog in the packaged organic salad greens they bought from a grocery store.

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Texas Tech football will open 2021 season facing Florida International

Texas Tech hosts Fandemonium

Pigskin Preview: Sundown Roughnecks

Pigskin Preview: Olton Mustangs

Matt Mooney agrees to sign with the Memphis Grizzlies

Mooney told reporters in South Dakota and KCBD Sports confirmed that he plans on signing with the Memphis Grizzlies.

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Photo time!

  Animal control deputies rescue 35 dogs from West Texas home

  Brett Garza, suspect in case of missing Slaton man, arrested overnight

  Funeral services to take place for 2 Amherst sisters killed in crash

Two in custody, accused of using vehicle of missing Slaton man

39-year-old Toby Daughtry and 33-year-old Amanda Grace Blagburn were both arrested on Tuesday.
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  Doctors warn of fallout from new immigration rule

Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance.

  Muleshoe-native Dalton Kasel soaring up the world rankings for bull riding

  Police use media, Crime Line to identify third person of interest in Celestino Rodriguez case

Red Raiders fall to Bahamas National Team

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Lubbock police searching for theft, vehicle burglary suspects