Texas Tech Homecoming King, Queen crowned during virtual pep rally

Maxwell Raymond of San Antonio and Tarah Hill of Nazareth were crowned Texas Tech University’s 2020 homecoming king and queen Saturday, Oct. 23, during a virtual pep rally ahead of the Texas Tech vs. West Virginia game at Jones AT&T Stadium.

  Surging coronavirus colors White House race in closing days

In addition to a spike in coronavirus cases in the U.S., the percentage of people who are testing positive for COVID-19 is up in many parts of the country.
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  Trump, Biden fight over the raging virus, climate and race

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden scrapped over how to tame the raging coronavirus in Thursday’s final 2020 debate.


COVID-19: Lubbock reports 213 new cases, 2 additional deaths, hospitalization rate 19.75% on Saturday

DFPS: Two missing children last seen in Lubbock

Shallowater Early Voting Site closed for deep cleaning

One with moderate injuries in South Lubbock shooting

  Light freeze Saturday, chance of snow or freezing rain Monday

We officially reached freezing at the airport Saturday morning. John will have the official time for you on Monday or Tuesday.
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  US sets coronavirus infection record; deaths near 224,000

The U.S. coronavirus caseload has reached record heights with more than 83,000 infections reported in a single day.

  End Zone Scores & Highlights for Friday, Oct. 23

  Lubbock County Judge warns of consequences if we can’t get COVID numbers down

  Planned Parenthood closes health gap for uninsured women in Lubbock

PD arrests Lubbock man wanted for aggravated robbery

  Lubbock city officials respond to accusations from West Texas for Life

  State of Texas addressing concerns about nursing homes during COVID-19

Armstrong Mechanical responds to Dept. of Labor wage investigation

  WATCH: Hockley County COVID-19 cases triple in one month

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Website tracks every broken McDonald’s ice cream machine in America

The U.S. map has green dots for the stores where a soft serve is currently working and red dots where they're not.


Red Raiders get homecoming win over West Virginia

  End Zone Scores & Highlights for Friday, Oct. 23

Homecoming King, Queen Crowned During Virtual Pep Rally

  End Zone Player Profile: Rivero and Torrez

  End Zone Scores & Highlights for Thursday, Oct. 22

Here’s Pete with your high school football scores and highlights for Thursday night.


Texas Tech announces late start and 1 day spring break for 2021 spring semester

  Planned Parenthood announces abortion services will be provided sometime next year


  End Zone Scores & Highlights for Thursday, Oct. 22

  Brownfield Regional Medical Center struggling with high number of COVID-19 patients

The CEO of the Brownfield Regional Medical Center, Jerry Jasper, says his staff is working hard to deal with a high number of COVID patients, as Lubbock and surrounding hospitals fill up.
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California prosecutors again seek death for Scott Peterson

California prosecutors said Friday they again will seek the death penalty for Scott Peterson even as a county judge considers throwing out his conviction for murdering his pregnant wife because of juror misconduct during a 2005 trial that riveted the nation.

Second whistleblower fired from Texas attorney general’s office after accusing Ken Paxton of bribery

  City of Lubbock talks about COVID outbreaks in local nursing homes

  UMC Cancer Center urges screenings as it works to overcome pandemic challenges

Meadow city leaders prohibit large public gatherings