Amanda Ruiz became a part of the KCBD team in late December of 2017. She is excited to be in Lubbock and to be a part of such a news-driven team.
Coming from a long way from home, New York, she is eager to see what Texas will have in store for her. She graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science. During her time at Penn State, she became a reporter/anchor for WPSU’s Centre County Report and a reporter intern for ABC 27 WHTM. She covered a variety of stories that included the 2016 Presidential Election, shootings, and fires.
Her interest in news started when she started watching Good Morning America and the Today Show with her parents. She has always been interested in how complex and unpredictable the news can be ever since she was a young girl.
Amanda has always wanted to make a big move and is excited that Lubbock has become her new home.
He says he believes this happened over the weekend since his employees found the truck in shambles Monday morning. “We came to start checking to see what they took. They took all the tools pegs, rods, airbags, and they tried to take the generator out, but they couldn’t because it's tied down.”
A little over a week ago, the company that currently runs the Lubbock County Medical Examiner’s Office, National Autopsy Assay Group, or NAAG, announced that it would not continue its work after its contract expired in the fall.
May 15 marks the deadline for Lubbock County residents to file their property value protest for your appraisal. To file a property value protest, you have to find an error in the appraisal and back it up with evidence.
Buffalo Springs Lake officials say their top priority at the lake is safety. The newest addition to the Buffalo Springs Police fleet is a brand new ATV given to them by Family Power Sports with safety in mind.
Raider Red started as a beloved editorial cartoon on the sports page called ‘Old Red’. Former Lubbock Mayor Dirk West who drew him on paper, but it wasn’t until years later when Jim Gaspard was about to graduate from Texas Tech in 1972 that he decided to bring the cartoon to life.
On Tuesday we introduced you to an Oklahoma man who was scammed out of $500 after trying to buy a pair of Final Four tickets for him and his wife to see Texas Tech play. But on Wednesday, a Red Raider fan surprised them with a remarkable act of kindness.
In just a few days thousands of Texas Tech basketball fans will be pouring into U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis for the biggest game in Red Raider program history. But as always with big games, comes big scams.
It’s been almost six months since the city partnered with Lime to bring electronic scooters and bikes to the Hub City. Now, several people have come to us asking about the regulations that apply to these scooter on the streets.
Sergeant Cecil Garcia says he was on a routine call when he saw a pair of brothers playing basketball in their front yard and decided to join them. Between the boys and Garcia, it seems unclear who won the game, so KCBD decided to bring them to the United Supermarkets Arena for a rematch.
The man accused of stalking a local radio DJ has been indicted by a grand jury and is now sitting behind bars at the Lubbock County Detention Center. Chad Edward Joyce was indicted on a count of burglary of a habitation, as well as that with intent to commit other felonies.