Daybreak Today Thursday Morning Brief

Police draw link between 2 Lubbock shootings, man arrested after attempted kidnapping and ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years

Daybreak Today Thursday Morning Brief
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On Daybreak Today, two shootings within hours of each other in East Lubbock are thought to be connected, according to the Lubbock Police Department.

A Lubbock man is behind bars after Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputies say he tried to kidnap a 9-year-old girl

United is partnering with Lubbock-area schools to host a school supply drive for local students in need.

  • Those who wish to donate can do so by buying school supplies and dropping them into barrels near the front of any United Supermarkets, Market Streets or Amigos location.
  • The drive will take place until July 28.
  • Read more from KCBD’s Melanie Camacho: United Family to host school supply drive

Prosecutors in Natucket dropped charges against actor Kevin Spacey.

In more national news, a federal judge sentenced former Mexican drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, to life in prison, plus 30 more years.

  • The former head of the Sinaloa Cartel is expected to be sent to a supermax prison in Colorado.
  • Prior to his sentencing he complained about the conditions of his confinement and told the judge he was denied a fair trial.
  • Read more from the AP here: Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

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